College football - the best personalized free web-based Email en en College football CBS to remain TV home for Army-Navy game through 2028 CBS will remain the TV home of the Army-Navy football game through 2028. CBS Sports and the service academies on Thursday announced a 10-year agreement that extends the network's media rights deal for the annual football rivalry game. The Army-Navy game has been aired on CBS every year since 1996. "Army-Navy is more than a game, and it'... Thu, 18 May 2017 16:24:00 GMT 2017-05-18T16:24:00Z Battery complaint dropped against Browns draftee Brantley GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors dismissed a misdemeanor battery complaint against Cleveland Browns sixth-round pick Caleb Brantley, a defensive tackle from Florida, citing insufficient evidence. "It is apparent that there is no reliable evidence upon which an arrest or prosecution would be warranted or legally justified," the office of State Attorney William Cervone sai... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:12:00 GMT 2017-05-17T21:12:00Z Lawsuit: Baylor football players recorded gang rapes AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A new federal lawsuit against Baylor University alleges football players routinely recorded gang rapes and staged dog fights during hazing parties in a program that fostered sexual violence. A former Baylor volleyball player, identified as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges she was raped by four or more players after being taken from a ... Wed, 17 May 2017 18:06:00 GMT 2017-05-17T18:06:00Z Pick 6: Kelly, Rodriguez, Mora in need of improvement in '17 Mark Helfrich went into last season with a 33-8 record in three years as Oregon coach and an appearance in the national championship game. He then went 4-8 and was fired. Point is, just about every coach outside of Nick Saban and Urban Meyer can be considered on the hot seat. For this exercise, let's narrow the definition: a coach who i... Wed, 17 May 2017 06:25:00 GMT 2017-05-17T06:25:00Z Redskins sign Bob Marley's grandson after minicamp tryout ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed Nico Marley, grandson of legendary Jamaican musician Bob Marley. The 5-foot-8 linebacker out of Tulane was at the Redskins' rookie minicamp over the weekend on a tryout. They added him to the roster Tuesday. Marley was a four-year starter in college, becoming Tulane's all-time lead... Tue, 16 May 2017 22:02:00 GMT 2017-05-16T22:02:00Z SEC coaches eager to see impact of early signing period Southeastern Conference coaches are eager to see the impact an early signing period will have on recruiting, even though a number of them were against the change. An early signing period received formal approval last week from the Collegiate Commissioners Association. The new plan will allow high school seniors in the 2017-18 school year to sign with colleges on Dec. 20-22 a... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:09:00 GMT 2017-05-15T21:09:00Z Sheriff: Chiefs top draft pick Mahomes unharmed in robbery KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed outside a Texas home after attending a college baseball game, authorities said Monday in describing the holdup as random. Mahomes and the three other people were stepping from a vehicle on a home's driveway outside Tyler on Friday night when a suspec... Mon, 15 May 2017 20:43:00 GMT 2017-05-15T20:43:00Z Butt out to prove he's the best tight end in '17 draft class ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jake Butt has no regrets and one thing to prove. The former Michigan star and Denver Broncos rookie wants to show he's the best tight end of the 2017 NFL draft class even though six were selected ahead of him, including three in the first round. Butt was considered a first-rounder, too, until blowing out his righ... Sat, 13 May 2017 20:45:00 GMT 2017-05-13T20:45:00Z Rudolph trying to overcame father's death, make Giants team EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A Florida State wide receiver who warmed hearts by sitting with an autistic school child at lunch last year is attempting to overcome his own adversity and make the New York Giants. It's not going to be easy for Travis Rudolph. His father was fatally shot in a freak accident at work in mid-April. The following weekend the juni... Fri, 12 May 2017 19:44:00 GMT 2017-05-12T19:44:00Z Sandusky Back in Court to Appeal 2012 Conviction Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who is fighting to overturn his conviction on charges of sexually abusing 10 boys, arrived... Thu, 11 May 2017 19:27:00 GMT 2017-05-11T19:27:00Z Preds' postseason run has turned Music City into Smashville NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The place known as Smashville is ready for its close-up. The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to Lady Antebellum are lining up to sing the national anthem and the likes of Jo... Thu, 11 May 2017 12:47:00 GMT 2017-05-11T12:47:00Z Pick 6: OU's Brown, Texas' Williams among top OL in '17 Two offensive linemen were selected in the first round of last month's NFL draft, the fewest since 1965. In 2017, the big guys up front are positioned to bounce back. With the help of former Auburn guard and ESPN and SEC Network analyst Cole Cubelic , a look at some of the draft-eligible offensive linemen that will be vital to their team's performance in 2017 — and possible ... Wed, 10 May 2017 13:19:00 GMT 2017-05-10T13:19:00Z NFL player charged in connection with New Jersey shooting ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A linebacker in the NFL who starred at Rutgers University was charged by a grand jury on Tuesday in connection with a shooting in New Jersey and was put on waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs. Khaseem Greene was charged with unlawful weapon possession in a Dec. 3, 2016, shooting in Elizabeth, where he is from. Greene originally was ch... Wed, 10 May 2017 01:58:00 GMT 2017-05-10T01:58:00Z Tennessee's Coleman generates buzz on track, in social media KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — There's video of a Tennessee athlete running the 40-yard dash faster than anyone ever has at the NFL combine. Except he didn't get drafted. He's not even a football player. He did it for fun and watched the video gain traction on social media. This just might have signaled Christian Coleman's arrival as one of th... Tue, 09 May 2017 03:31:00 GMT 2017-05-09T03:31:00Z Tebow re-ups with ESPN to be analyst for SEC Network ESPN has announced a multiyear agreement with Tim Tebow, who will continue as an analyst on the SEC Network. Tebow has worked as a studio analyst for the SEC Network since its 2014 debut. He will remain part of "SEC Nation," the network's traveling Saturday pregame show. The 2007 Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback is currently playing m... Mon, 08 May 2017 19:49:00 GMT 2017-05-08T19:49:00Z Joe Paterno's son elected to Penn State's board of trustees A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and staunch defender of his father's legacy has been elected to the university's board of trustees. Jay Paterno received the most votes in the alumni elections for trustee. "Being elected to Penn State's board of trustees is and should always be a call to service," he said in a state... Fri, 05 May 2017 22:15:00 GMT 2017-05-05T22:15:00Z Judge rips USF coach Charlie Strong for behavior of players TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A judge presiding over the first appearance of a South Florida football player charged with sexual battery not only had harsh words for the athlete in court, but questioned whether new coach Charlie Strong is a good fit for the program. Circuit Judge Margaret Taylor of Hillsborough County told defensive end LaDarrius Jackson during a he... Thu, 04 May 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-05-04T00:01:00Z USF football player charged with sexual battery TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Police have arrested a 22-year-old University of South Florida football player on charges of sexual battery and false imprisonment hours after he allegedly assaulted a female student in her dorm room. USF police announced Tuesday that they arrested LaDarrius Divonta Jackson at 10:30 p.m. Monday night. According to the police statement, ... Tue, 02 May 2017 18:41:00 GMT 2017-05-02T18:41:00Z Tide rolls in: Saban could make $65 million over 8 years MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is giving coach Nick Saban plenty of incentive to stick around — and to sign a contract extension in the first place. University trustees on Tuesday approved a three-year extension through the 2024 season that could pay Saban at least $65 million over the next eight years and again make him college football's highest-paid coach. Saban will mak... Tue, 02 May 2017 16:56:00 GMT 2017-05-02T16:56:00Z Last pick of draft far from irrelevant: Kelly goes to Denver PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The final day of the NFL draft began with an impromptu rendition of "Fly Eagles Fly" by former Philadelphia star safety Brian Dawkins and ended with a player who was far from irrelevant in college being picked last. Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly, a talented player with a history of off-the-field issues and injuries, was the 253rd ... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:34:00 GMT 2017-04-29T23:34:00Z The Latest: SEC's 53 draft picks lead all conferences PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 7:05 p.m. The SEC led all conferences in number of draft picks for the 11th straight year. The Southeastern Conference had 53 players selected. The run started with Texas A&M's Myles Garrett going No. 1 overall and ended with Mississippi's Chad Kelly going last, at No. 253, as "Mr. Irrelevant." ... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-04-29T23:10:00Z Day 3 dandies: Butt, Perine provide late-round draft value Four rounds of the NFL draft left and plenty of talented players to go around. Remember, Dak Prescott was selected last season in the fourth round by the Dallas Cowboys. These picks are plenty important and here are some players who could provide some second-day value on Saturday. Jake Butt, TE, 6-foot-5, 246 lbs., Mi... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:06:00 GMT 2017-04-29T06:06:00Z Washington DBs popular in 2nd round, Mixon to Bengals PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's Philly, so of course they booed. Roger Goodell heard it. Cincinnati's selection of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon intensified it. And Drew Pearson incited the fans at the NFL draft Friday night by lauding — and lauding and lauding — the hated Dallas Cowboys. Not everything got jeered on the s... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:10:00 GMT 2017-04-29T04:10:00Z Players from Big 12 are slow to go in NFL draft once again Let's just say the phone isn't ringing off the hook for Big 12 players so far in the NFL draft. Only five players from the conference were selected through the third round Friday night, and it appeared the Big 12 was headed toward having the fewest picks among the power five leagues again. The Big 12 started off with Texas Tech quarterb... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:08:00 GMT 2017-04-29T04:08:00Z The Latest: 49ers select Iowa QB Beathard late in 3rd round PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 12:05 a.m. The second night of the draft concludes as the San Francisco 49ers take quarterback C.J. Beathard and the Pittsburgh Steelers pick running back James Conner late in the third round. No. 97 Miami: Cordrea Tankersley, CB, 6-1, 199, Clemson N... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:08:00 GMT 2017-04-29T04:08:00Z The Latest: Saints trade up to take Alvin Kamara PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 10 p.m. The New Orleans Saints trade up to select Tennessee running back Alvin Kamara and offensive linemen finally start to hear their names called as the third round opens. No. 65 Cleveland: Larry Ogunjobi, DT, 6-3, 305, Charlotte No. 66 San Franci... Sat, 29 Apr 2017 02:05:00 GMT 2017-04-29T02:05:00Z Some players slide, some surge in opening round of draft The first round of the NFL draft had players from Temple and Western Michigan off the board before players from Alabama. And in a draft where none of the quarterbacks looked like locks to be picked in the first round, three were taken in the first 12 picks. The draft always provides surprises. As usual, some players were off the board earlier than expecte... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:37:00 GMT 2017-04-28T20:37:00Z NFL's wild opening round could yield more surprises on Day 2 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Defense was supposed to dominate in the first round of the NFL draft. It did, eventually. It just took a while. After the Browns took Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett with the No. 1 overall pick Thursday night, eight of the next 11 picks were offensive players in a surprising opening day. Overall, 19 of the 32 players were from the defense, which was... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:10:00 GMT 2017-04-28T18:10:00Z Pac-12 players poised to break out in the fall PHOENIX (AP) — A look at football players in the Pac-12 this spring who are poised to have standout seasons beginning this fall: NORTH DIVISION CALIFORNIA RB Tre Watson, senior. The versatile running back was productive while splitting time with Khalfani Muhammad last season and is poised to see a... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:42:00 GMT 2017-04-28T17:42:00Z Offensive draft early, QBs prized after Garrett is No. 1 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With defensive studs everywhere in this draft, NFL teams turned offensive. With an emphasis on quarterbacks. Hardly stunning in a pass-happy league, except that no quarterbacks in this crop have been highly touted. Yet three went in the first dozen Thursday night, with two surprising trades putting the Bears and Chiefs in position to grab QBs. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 04:41:00 GMT 2017-04-28T04:41:00Z