USC retains coach Clay Helton despite fan dissatisfaction

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Southern California has decided to retain Clay Helton, extending the head coach’s improbable 4 ½-year tenure atop the West Coast’s winningest college football program.New athletic director Mike Bohn announced the decision four days after the...

Best CFB Conference Championship Bets: 12/4

FIELDS OF PAINOhio State's chances of winning this weekend's Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin might be a little shakier than originally thought. Standout Buckeyes quarterback Justin Fields says his left knee isn't 100 percent after he aggravated an...

John Carlson’s special season continues. Can he win a Norris Trophy?

The numbers are getting a little silly.Capitals defenseman John Carlson's three-point night against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday gave him 40 points on the season. He scored a goal. He had two assists. Through just 29 games, he...

FIA ANNOUNCES WORLD MOTOR SPORT COUNCIL DECISIONS

The following is a summary of the meeting and the main decisions taken:FIA Formula One World Championship The Council approved a number of changes to the 2020 Technical and Sporting...

SEC suspends Tennessee WR Jennings for half of Vols’ bowl

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- The Southeastern Conference has suspended Tennessee wide receiver Jauan Jennings for the first half of the Volunteers' bowl game for what the league said was a flagrant personal foul late in a 28-10 victory over...

NASCAR goes back to its roots with a huge Nashville blowout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Kyle Busch toted his championship trophy all over Nashville for photo opportunities. He opened his celebratory week with an appearance on WWE's “Raw," then joined industry heavyweights for a NASCAR-themed night at the Grand Ole...

Biggest Week 14 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams

7:30 PM ETNFL NationESPN With just four weeks remaining in the 2019 NFL season, the matchups in Week 14 will sway the playoff outlook for many teams. As usual, the health status of each team will be a factor...

Aaron Rodgers sees 18th hole of career around the bend

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- After slogging through two straight seasons without the playoffs, Aaron Rodgers has meaningful games to play in December.And just two days past his 36th birthday and late in his 15th NFL season, that's more than...

How the Devils’ Season Went Wrong

The firing of Hynes stung Hall. He’d also underperformed after the Devils acquired him from Edmonton in a blockbuster trade in June 2016. After that 20-goal season, Shero asked Hall if he wanted to be traded. The next season,...

Dominant North Dakota State happy at FCS level

FARGO (AP) -- It's only natural to ask two questions of a North Dakota State team that has won seven of the last eight Football Championship Subdivision titles and garnered the No. 1 seed again this year after blowing...