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  • UCF WR J.J. Worton wins ESPN Sport Science Newton Award

    UCF WR J.J. Worton wins ESPN Sport Science Newton Award
    UCF wide receiver J.J. Worton won an ESPN Sport Science Newton Award for best catch late Saturday night. Worton's one-handed, diving touchdown grab against Temple pulled the Knights back into the game and eventually set up a game-winning field goal to...
  • USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl

    USC football: Trojans will play Fresno State in Las Vegas Bowl
    USC will play Fresno State in the Las Vegas Bowl, the Pac-12 Conference announced Sunday. The Trojans, 9-4 overall, will play the 11-1 Bulldogs on Dec. 21 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Kickoff is at 12:30 p.m. USC also is scheduled to play Fresno State in...
  • LeSean McCoy sets Philadelphia Eagles rushing record

    LeSean McCoy sets Philadelphia Eagles rushing record
    The forecast in Philadelphia on Sunday? Shady, all day. LeSean “Shady” McCoy, that is. He trampled Detroit in a driving snowstorm, running for a club-record 217 yards, with touchdowns of 57 and 40 yards. That, against a Lions defense...
  • Tom Brady: Win shows New England Patriots' mental toughness

    Tom Brady: Win shows New England Patriots' mental toughness
    With their stunning, back-from-the-dead victory over Denver on Sunday night -- a game in which they overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to win 34-31 in overtime, the New England Patriots put themselves in prime position for a first-round playoff bye....
  • Peyton Manning is unanimous pick as quarterback on All-Pro team

    Peyton Manning isn't the guy you want to bring up if you're looking for a little lively debate among the folks who pick the Associated Press' All-Pro football team. All 50 of them think he's the best quarterback in the NFL this season. And it's hard...
  • American Athletic Conference Newcomers

    American Athletic Conference Newcomers
    UConn has some different schools in its conference. A look at those newcomers: Central Florida Location: Orlando, Fla. Enrollment: 59,767 Founded: 1963 Nickname: Knights Colors: Black and gold Famous UCF athletes: Chicago Bears receiver Brandon...
  • Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Two)

    Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Two)
    Continuing our weekly discussion/trash talk over our fantasy football league, Chicago's #1 White Sox Fan - Soxman - gets to gloat some more after going 3-0 this week. I lament over Phillip Rivers and the FF bust that is Maurice "Why Didn't Jay Cutler Play...
  • Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Three)

    Fantasy Football Rivals: SoxMan versus The King of Geeks (Week Three)
    It’s Week Three of the Survivor League where my arch rival – and Chicago’s #1 White Sox Fan – Soxman and I go up against each other in fantasy football. Last week saw Soxman boasting as he had a great week while I only managed a...
  • Bears let Broncos escape with OT victory

    Bears let Broncos escape with OT victory
    DENVER — Less than 15 minutes after Matt Prater's 51-yard field goal sailed through the uprights at Sports Authority Field, sending 76,487 Tim Tebow believers into hysteria, the Bears sat stunned in their locker room. Talk was at a whisper level...
  • NBC’s Bob Costas says Tim Tebow among uplifting stories in sports

     
    Tim Tebow has offered the perfect escape. Whether you love to cheer against or for him, at least you're watching and enjoying (hopefully) his football games. Even more impressive, perhaps, Tebow has taken a largely irrelevant Denver Broncos team that...
  • NBC’s Bob Costas: Nobody else quite like Tim Tebow

     
    Florida fans likely aren't surprised, but even the Gator faithful might have to admit what Tim Tebow has done in Denver. On Sunday, he led the Broncos to a sixth comeback win in his eight starts. He has a 7-1 record, with the win Sunday over Chicago...
  • Former UCF kicker Matt Prater one of the secrets to Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow’s success

     
    Former UCF kicker Matt Prater one of the secrets to Denver Broncos QB Tim Tebow's success...