The Latest: Florida St Bowl Streak Grows To 36

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Florida State was considered a contender for a College Football Playoff spot during the preseason. Instead, it will be in one of the lower-tier bowls. The Seminoles will face...

The Latest: Memphis Gets A Bowl Game At Home

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 4:15 p.m. Memphis will be playing a bowl game at its home stadium. The 19th-ranked Tigers (No. 20 College Football Playoff) will face Iowa State in the Dec. 30 Liberty Bowl at Memphis,...

The Latest: Ohio St Heads To Cotton Bowl Vs USC

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 3:22 p.m. Ohio State is returning to the stadium where the Buckeyes won the first College Football Playoff championship under the current system. The Big Ten-champion Buckeyes will play in...

The Latest: Final CFP Rankings Leave Pac-12 Far Out Of Mix

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 2:10 p.m. The playoff selection committee has released its entire top 25, with the rest of the major bowl pairings still to come. The highest ranked Pac-12 team was Southern California at...

Alabama Joins Clemson, Oklahoma And Georgia In Playoff

Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl. Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl semifinal a few hours earlier. Tide or Buckeyes was the question facing the selection...

The Latest: Top 25 Puts Alabama Ahead Of Buckeyes

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 12:15 p.m. The Associated Press voters prefer Alabama over Ohio State. In the final of the regular season, the Crimson Tide was No. 4 and the Buckeyes were No. 5. The poll was released about...

Ohio Man Digs Into Past To Create Serpent Mound In His Yard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As the son of a Norwegian and a Swede, Donn Young knows all about Norse mythology. Soon, his neighbors will, too. Young has spent this fall building an earthen version of Jormungandr, the Midgard serpent, in his front yard. After all, Young lives on Midgard...

The Latest: New Mexico St Ends Longest Bowl Drought

The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 4:50 p.m. The longest bowl drought in the nation will end when New Mexico State plays Utah State in the Arizona Bowl in Tucson on Dec. 29. New Mexico State hasn’t appeared in a...

AP Top 25: Alabama Over Ohio St In Final Regular-season Poll

The Associated Press voters prefer Alabama over Ohio State. In the final Top 25 of the regular season, the Crimson Tide was No. 4 and the Buckeyes were No. 5. The poll was released about an hour before the College Football Playoff pairings were to be revealed. The final spot in...

Snowboarder Dies After Hitting Tree At Monarch Ski Area

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say a snowboarder was killed when he hit a tree at Colorado’s Monarch Ski Area. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says 23-year-old Collin J. Zak, a native of Ohio who was serving in the military, was found unresponsive Saturday...