Sports & Leisure 2017-04-24T09:49:15+00:00


Analysis: Expansion could help balance college football

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — College football has never had real parity. The playoff format was created to give more teams a chance to win the national title, but in reality it has highlighted how few [...]

Some of 2019’s most memorable games decided by blown calls

The New Orleans Saints looked around in disbelief, searching for a yellow flag that never came during the NFL playoffs. The Auburn Tigers were sure they'd get the ball after a Virginia player appeared to [...]

Online classes keep football players out of academic fray

COLUMBUS — Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow is a hero on LSU's Baton Rouge campus, but he hasn't seen much of it because he took graduate courses online. Justin Fields rarely has to step inside [...]

Wide Open CFP: Dynamic receivers highlight playoff match ups

A flick of the wrist, a slight shift of the shoulder and they’re off. Talented receivers are a big part of this year’s College Football Playoff. Never before has there been four teams in the [...]

Show him the money: Boras revels as most famous agent in baseball

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Boras showed up at the winter meetings with his own press conference backdrop. How appropriate, given his banner offseason. Beloved by his high-profile clients, courted by powerful owners and a [...]

Day: Wisconsin loss doesn’t diminish matchup with Ohio State

COLUMBUS — Though Ohio State's matchup with Wisconsin this week is no longer a showdown of unbeaten top-10 teams, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day says that doesn't change a thing. The Badgers (6-1, 3-1 Big Ten) [...]