CFP rankings preview: Ohio State is in, TCU should be and Bama is done — right?

College football reporter Joined in 2007 Graduate of Indiana University GRAPEVINE, Texas — TCU is this year’s darling of college football. Even fans of other teams and national media have embraced the gutsy Frogs, their chaotic comebacks, their funky “Hypnotoad” and their relentless quarterback who left the field bruised

Week 13 injury report for 2022 NFL season

SUNDAY, DEC. 4 WHERE: Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta) WHEN: 1 p.m. ET | CBS STEELERS OUT: CB Ahkello Witherspoon (hamstring) QUESTIONABLE: RB Jaylen Warren (hamstring), OLB T.J. Watt (ribs) FALCONS QUESTIONABLE: OT Chuma Edoga (knee), DT Jalen Dalton (toe), OLB Arnold Ebiketie (forearm) WHERE: M&T Bank Stadium (Baltimore) WHEN: 1 p.m.

Ravens’ Jackson sorry for vulgar response to fan

University of Maryland graduate Lives in the Baltimore area with his wife and son OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was contrite Friday about sending a vulgar response to a fan five days ago and believes he has learned from his mistake. “I apologize if I hurt

Police identify suspect in vandalism of Browns’ field

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have released the name of the man they believe damaged the field at FirstEnergy Stadium by driving a vehicle on it a few days before the Browns hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The 21-year-old suspect, Anthony Robert Westley O’Neal, has not been arrested. While no charges

2022 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Bills-Patriots game on Prime Video

WHERE: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Mass.) WHEN: 8:15 p.m. ET | Prime Video, NFL+ Call it the Tom Brady curse. For many years — nearly two whole decades — the Patriots dominated the Bills in a way few franchises have been able to do to a division rival. From the moment

Matt Rhule on what he’d change from Panthers tenure: ‘I think I probably would just have taken another job’

Matt Rhule is settling into his new job as Nebraska head coach, but he took time to look back at his troubled stint with the Carolina Panthers. His deduction? Rhule wouldn’t have taken the job, knowing what he knows now. “I think I probably would just have taken another job,”

The complicated numbers behind 12 QB contracts: Do the Packers and Broncos have room to maneuver?

Joined ESPN in 2011 New Jersey native and author of two published novels The disappointing seasons the Denver Broncos and Green Bay Packers are having with veteran quarterbacks who signed huge contract extensions this offseason got us thinking. What, exactly, could the Broncos do about moving on from Russell Wilson

Why this could be the committee’s easiest — or hardest — CFP selection

The College Football Playoff selection committee might not even break a sweat this weekend. No lengthy debates, no Tylenol needed and early hotel checkouts all around. No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Michigan, No. 3 TCU and No. 4 USC appear one conference championship win away from locking up those coveted

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (ribs) says he plans to play Sunday at Bears after ‘good news’ with scans

Aaron Rodgers plans to be on the field Sunday when the Green Bay Packers take on the rival Chicago Bears. During his weekly appearance on The Pat McAfee Show, Rodgers said on Tuesday that he should be good to go after exiting Sunday night’s loss to the Philadelphia Eagles with

Saturday defends clock management in Colts’ loss

INDIANAPOLIS — Colts interim coach Jeff Saturday defended his clock management in the final minutes of Monday night’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, saying he decided against taking a timeout until 30 seconds remained because he “didn’t feel like time was really of the essence at that moment.” The Colts,