Four quarterbacks and two running backs were named Heisman Trophy finalists Monday.
East Lansing police say at least 15 people were arrested during a rowdy celebration of Michigan State's victory over Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Monday that an MRI on his sprained foot revealed that no ligaments were torn and also ruled out a Lisfranc injury.
Peyton Manning had a pointed response Sunday to those who say his game suffers in games played in cold weather after he threw for 397 yards and four touchdowns in the Denver Broncos' 51-28 victory over the Tennessee Titans.
Although the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, preventing Seattle from clinching the NFC West title, cornerback Richard Sherman was unimpressed, blaming the loss on "questionable calls" from officials in the game.
Rob Gronkowski tore his ACL and MCL in his right knee in the New England Patriots' 27-26 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Monday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Drew Brees passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday night to regain sole possession of first place in the NFC South and snap the Panthers' winning streak at eight games.
Phil Dawson kicked a 22-yard field goal with 26 seconds remaining and the San Francisco 49ers held off the Seattle Seahawks 19-17 on Sunday.
Once the Miami Dolphins got used to the snow, the Pittsburgh Steelers were no problem.
Joe Flacco threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to rookie Marlon Brown with 4 seconds left, capping a flurry of scores on an icy field and giving the Baltimore Ravens a 29-26 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday.
Mike Shanahan is still the coach of the Washington Redskins, but Robert Griffin III might not be the starting quarterback this week.
Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik, saying it required "a brief response," took measures to defend himself and his organization Monday after an article published this weekend portrayed the club and its front office as highly dysfunctional.
Leonardo DiCaprio is getting into the race car business -- electric race cars, that is.
Arizona Cardinals rookie free safety Tyrann Mathieu tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee during a vicious hit in Sunday's 30-10 win over the St. Louis Rams, league sources have confirmed.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have been unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the expansion era committee.
Quarterback Tom Brady said on Monday morning that if the New England Patriots are forced to play without standout tight end Rob Gronkowski going forward, that the formula at tight end is going to have shift to help account for his absence.
Notre Dame will face Rutgers Dec. 28 in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium.
The Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a deal that will send Rudy Gay to the Sacramento Kings, multiple sources told ESPN. The deal is expected to be finalized on Monday.
Zach Johnson delivered the kind of theatrics that usually belong to Tiger Woods to win the World Challenge.
Pats beat Browns 27-26 with TD after onside kick
Denver Broncos coach John Fox said Wes Welker will be evaluated through the week, per the NFL's concussion protocol, and that the wide receiver's health "is what we're thinking about."
Forget about setting up that keg or buffet before this season's Super Bowl in New Jersey. There will be no tailgating, according to the game's committee CEO Al Kelly.
Arizona has moved up one spot to No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, the Wildcats' first top ranking since 2003.
Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay will announce his retirement Monday afternoon after signing a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, his former team.
Some University of Oregon Ducks football players will face "disciplinary actions" for participating in an ugly snowball fight that went viral online, coach Mark Helfrich said in a statement.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said he was "pleased" with how his body was able to move Sunday, playing in his first NBA game in nearly eight months since tearing the Achilles in his left leg, but the warm and fuzzy feelings ended there.
Kobe Bryant had nine points and eight rebounds in his season debut for the Lakers, but Amir Johnson scored a career-high 32 points in the trade-depleted Toronto Raptors' 106-94 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was carted to the locker room after suffering an ankle injury early in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens.
Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater set a new NFL record Sunday when he hit a 64-yard field goal to close out the first half. Prater's kick broke the NFL record of 63 yards, held by Tom Dempsey (1970), former Broncos kicker Jason Elam (1998), Sebastian Jani