Lions' Jim Schwartz has tough case in proving his team isn't 'soft' Dec 10
Monday night's game matters in a way that December games haven't mattered in Detroit in a long time. Head coach Jim Schwartz is part of the front office that has led the Lions to this brink. He is also the one who will surely take the blame if the team falls over that brink.
MLB moving ahead with new posting system, but will Masahiro Tanaka be available? Dec 10
Details of the revamped posting system have come to light, but the Rakuten Golden Eagles still have given no indication of what they'll do with Tanaka.
Meet the new laughingstock of the Premier League Dec 10
Manchester United's sluggish start to this EPL season has the team in ninth place, and at the butt of many jokes in England.
LeBron James says there are no rivalries in NBA Dec 10
The two-time NBA champion also said the Heat have "no rivalry" with burgeoning Eastern Conference power Indiana.
Evan Lysacek deserved a second chance to bask in the Olympic spotlight Dec 10
The American figure skater might go down as the most unappreciated and overlooked champion from Vancouver 2010.
Rockies acquire left-hander Brett Anderson from A's Dec 10
Oakland received left-hander Drew Pomeranz and right-handed prospect Chris Jensen in the deal and will send cash back to Colorado.
How Thunder's Russell Westbrook returned earlier than expected from serious knee injury Dec 10
Russell Westbrook's unrelenting confidence never let him waver in his belief he could return from knee surgery just as dominating as before.
Sources: Mack Brown still coaching at Texas for now Dec 10
Brown is trying to arrange a meeting with school president Bill Powers and new athletic director Steve Patterson for next week.
Odds to win the World Cup Dec 10
Iran is the longest of the long shots at 2000-1 to raise the cup at Brazil 2014.
Mark Trumbo heads to Arizona in three-team deal Dec 10
The Angels acquired young left-handers Tyler Skaggs from the Diamondbacks and Hector Santiago from the White Sox, with Chicago adding center fielder Adam Eaton. The Diamondbacks also will receive two prospects, one each from the Angels and White Sox.
Underrated Joseph Benavidez ready to seize second shot at Demetrious Johnson, UFC gold Dec 10
Benavidez has been largely ignored to this point in his career, but that could all change with a win Saturday.
Marcos Maidana faces questions of his own ahead of tilt with Adrien Broner Dec 10
The Maidana fight has been billed as Broner's steppingstone to stardom, but the Argentine is desperate for a win as well.
NBA's vice president of development in Africa pays respects to Nelson Mandela Dec 10
Amadou Fall honored the legendary activist, politician and philanthropist who inspired him to make a difference.
Pacers forward Danny Granger aiming to return Friday Dec 10
Granger has yet to play in a game this season because of a strained left calf and said there is a "very good chance" he will make his season debut Friday against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Bulls frontrunners to sign D.J. Augustin Dec 10
If D.J. Augustin clears waivers after being waived by the Raptors, he is a leading candidate to land in Chicago.
Exams, then practice for UNC - North Carolina Dec 10
UNC will begin preparations in earnest for Belk Bowl foe Cincinnati following this week's exams and recruiting trips.
What Fred Said: Iowa week presser - Iowa State [$$] Dec 10
By the numbers: Devin Gardner ties QB record - Michigan Dec 10
With his five-touchdown performance against Ohio State two weeks ago, redshirt junior Devin Gardner has moved into a tie with Steve Smith with four such performances in their careers, a Michigan quarterback record.
Hermann: Flood to coach in 2014 - Rutgers [$$] Dec 10
Angels-Diamondbacks trade talk now involves a third team Dec 10
The White Sox are now in the mix and are believed to be interested in Diamondbacks outfielder Adam Eaton.
Breakdown: Missouri's run defense - Missouri [$$] Dec 10
Florida looking at instate tight end - Florida [$$] Dec 10
Video: Kyle Flood at Yankee Stadium - Rutgers [$$] Dec 10
The road less traveled: Tim Thomas' NHL comeback and Olympic ambition Dec 10
Tim Thomas has always done things his way. He took a year off from the NHL, leaving a championship-caliber team in the Boston Bruins only to return with the struggling Florida Panthers at age 39. He's a long shot to make Team USA for the Sochi Olympics, but it would be a mistake to count him out.
Podcast: Bowl bound and down? - Notre Dame [$$] Dec 10
Hoops Gator Gameday: Florida vs. Kansas - Florida Dec 10
No. 19 Florida returns home Tuesday night to take on No. 13 Kansas in the O'Connell Center. Inside the Gators' Bryan Holt takes a closer look at the participants in this Game Day Breakdown.
McGehee prepping for more - Purdue [$$] Dec 10
A starting transition - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Rams grab big commit - Colorado State [$$] Dec 10
USC cooking with Baker - USC [$$] Dec 10
Wednesday morning recruiting report - Tennessee [$$] Dec 10
Lee will visit - Stanford [$$] Dec 10
Visit confirms Schmal's faith in staff - Boston College [$$] Dec 10
Watson finally ready to visit Kansas - Kansas [$$] Dec 10
St. John's was on fire - St. John's Dec 10
Who was that team in the white and red uniforms?Watching from my vantage point, I just kept seeing the ball go up in the air and then fall through the net. They weren't missing any shots.
Sophomore center off to good start - Colorado [$$] Dec 10
Propsect analysis: Frank Iheanacho - Oregon [$$] Dec 10
TheWolverine.com Podcast: On Michigan basketball - Michigan Dec 10
TheWolverine.com's John Borton and Andy Reid talk Michigan basketball in the wake of an overwhelming win against Houston Baptist and a much tougher test coming up against Arizona.
PATE: Call them miracles, call them champions - Auburn Dec 10
Former Auburn safety and contributor Rob Pate delivers his stirring review of the SEC Championship. The Tigers will be remembered for many things, but will forever be remembered as champions.
Ranked Rivals250 brings changes from watch list Dec 10
Four-star Darvin Taylor II lived up to the hype this season and it shows as we reveal the first ranked class of 2015 Rivals250.
UConn offers NJ junior - Connecticut [$$] Dec 10
JUCO DL could see himself at West Virginia - West Virginia [$$] Dec 10
SEC Network, Get All In Campaign & Announcements - Texas A&M Dec 10
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN's Senior VP Justin Connolly made SEC Network announcements during a press conference at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Find out more here.
A sense of urgency for Glover & Co. - Army [$$] Dec 10
Staff to Visit JUCO O-Lineman - Marshall [$$] Dec 10
Saban visits four-star - Alabama [$$] Dec 10
State of the Union - Clemson [$$] Dec 10
BlitzHDTV: 5* Hoover CB Marlon Humphrey Talks Recruiting - Miss. State [$$] Dec 10
Muskies outlast Purple Aces 63-60 - Xavier Dec 10
Led by Matt Stainbrook's double double, and Christon's 19 points, Xavier survived Evansville.
Eluemunor's long journey brings him to A&M - Texas A&M Dec 10
Texas A&M commit Jermaine Eluemunor was kicked out of soccer growing up in London for being too physical. A move to the U.S. helped him find the right sport for him.
Barrett named Defensive Player of the Year - Colorado State Dec 10
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Senior linebacker Shaquil Barrett has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday morning.
Gonzaga overcomes deficit to defeat WVU 80-76 - West Virginia Dec 10
After dropping the previous two meetings against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in an embarrassing fashion, the West Virginia Mountaineers arrived at the WVU Coliseum Tuesday night ready to play against the 16-ranked foe.
More interest for Holloman Dec 10
While Auburn Hills (Mich.) Avondale 2015 running back Joshuwa Holloman continues to amaze with his speed, big-name college programs are emerging with interest.
UCF on top for Beal - UCF [$$] Dec 10
Uncensored Sound Off: Post game reaction - Florida Dec 10
Former, current and future Florida Gators, as well as college basketball analysts, took to Twitter during and immediately after No. 19 Florida's 67-61 win over No. 13 Kansas. Check out what some of your favorite Gators and some well-known analysts had to say after the contest.
Gordon's 26 points stuns Oakland coach - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Pack Pros: NFL week 14 - NC State Dec 10
The Wolfpacker takes a look at former NC State players who are now in the NFL and how they did in the 14th weekend of the 2013 campaign.
Analysts discuss Capital One matchup - South Carolina [$$] Dec 10
Top Performers: AL-MS All-Star Classic - [$$] Dec 10
Co-Lin's Harris commits to I-State - Iowa State [$$] Dec 10
Urschel caps PSU career with prestigious award - Penn State Dec 10
Penn State senior offensive lineman John Urschel was named the 56th annual William V. Campbell Trophy winner by the National Football Foundation on Tuesday night in New York.
Cats offer 2015 OL - Northwestern [$$] Dec 10
X to host Evansville - Xavier [$$] Dec 10
UCLA adds to already strong class Dec 10
Since his arrival in the United States from Australia, four-star forward Jonah Bolden has been causing a buzz. A 6-foot-8 combo forward who attends loaded Henderson (Nev.) Findlay Prep and ranks No. 62 in the class of 2014, Bolden committed to UCLA during an official visit according to sources close to the situation. Though slender, he runs the floor extremely well, he's quick off the floor around the rim and his ability to step out and shoot the three makes him a guy who is similar to Portland Trailblazer Nicolas Batum in playing style.
Gators' huge first-half run clips Jayhawks - Florida Dec 10
Kansas has a bright future in the 2013-2014 season, maybe the brightest future in college basketball if you ask Billy Donovan.
Perimeter lockdown - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Another one on board - Purdue Dec 10
Georgia cornerback Brandon Roberts has committed to Purdue, according to a source, giving the Boilermakers their 13th commitment.
Dayton, by the numbers - Dayton [$$] Dec 10
Committed Zamora considering three - Fresno State [$$] Dec 10
OT Ruble ready to decide Dec 10
After a long, stressful recruitment, Brock Ruble will be ready to announce his college decision on Friday. The offensive tackle from Hyattsville (Md.) DeMatha will host one more coach before coach for an in-home visit before he makes decision public.
Bolden makes the call for UCLA - UCLA [$$] Dec 10
NFL Boilers: Brees hits milestone in Week 14 - Purdue Dec 10
Drew Brees hit a couple milestones on Sunday, when the Saints defeated the Panthers for their 10th win of the season. The QB hit the 50,000-yard mark, only the fifth NFL player to do so. More news, notes and stats inside.
JUCO D lineman commits to ISU - Iowa State [$$] Dec 10
South Dakota State pregame - Minnesota [$$] Dec 10
Tranquill settles in with Irish - Notre Dame [$$] Dec 10
Ladarius Perkins Excited for Bowl/East West Shrine Game Invites - Miss. State [$$] Dec 10
Schools starting to find Gentry Dec 10
While the recruiting process is slowing down for most class of 2014 recruits, it is just starting to pick up for Cincinnati (Ohio) Moeller wide receiver Isaiah Gentry.
New school trying for Trier - Georgetown [$$] Dec 10
Miller, top-ranked Arizona have past feeling nostalgic - Arizona [$$] Dec 10
What's next: A look at the Bohl hire - Wyoming Dec 10
Now that Craig Bohl is now the head coach of the Wyoming Cowboys, there are some thoughts on what comes next and what questions will still be answered. We try to look at those questions in this edition of "What's Next."
New commit has high hopes - Purdue [$$] Dec 10
First official in the books for Bowen Dec 10
Shaker Heights (Ohio) offensive lineman Ja'Merez Bowen is starting to get serious about his recruitment, and took his first official visit of the process last week.
Coach TV: Oakland postgame - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Kansas falls to Florida, 67-61 - Kansas Dec 10
Despite trailing by 18 points in the first half, Kansas, behind a career-high 26 points and 11 rebounds from Andrew Wiggins, responded with an impressive second half run. However, despite the second half turnaround, the Jayhawks fell short, 67-61.
Rutgers by the numbers - Notre Dame Dec 10
It's been a rough final two months for the Scarlet Knights. Here are some of the more pertinent numbers as it pertains to ND-Rutgers.
Locked in - South Carolina [$$] Dec 10
CaneSport Live Podcast - Miami-FL Dec 10
CaneSport Live is broadcast every Tuesday from 8-10 p.m. with CaneSport Publisher Gary Ferman and guests. Here is the podcast for this week's show.
Rival reaction: Oakland - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Should he stay or should he go? - Wisconsin Dec 10
Melvin Gordon hasn't decided whether he'll turn pro after this season yet.
Butcher's quest to improve rolls on full speed - Tennessee [$$] Dec 10
Dartmouth keys and a pick - Illinois Dec 10
After a dominant performance in Atlanta against the Auburn Tigers, the Illini return home to take on Dartmouth in their final home non-conference game.
The Stock Report: Season Wrap-Up - Florida [$$] Dec 10
Tuesday Instant Analysis and Clay Helton scrum - USC Dec 10
Several USC NFL draft eligible juniors talked about their status after Tuesday's practice. Dan Weber and Jessica Benson discuss all the news and notes from Howard Jones Field.
Buckeyes offer in-state legacy recruit - Ohio State [$$] Dec 10
KU on the road at Florida - Kansas [$$] Dec 10
Robinson talks Memphis commitment - Memphis Dec 10
The Tigers got some good news today with their 10th commitment of the 2014 class.
Adams plans to stay committed Dec 10
Trey Adams does not know Chris Petersen well but hearing things and reading reports has done the 2015 offensive tackle a world of good.
Following the future - Vanderbilt [$$] Dec 10
Video: Indiana players postgame - Indiana [$$] Dec 10
Fiesta Bowl Breakdown: UCF vs. Baylor - UCF Dec 10
In some ways, Fiesta Bowl combatants Baylor and UCF might as well be looking in a mirror at each other.