GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alabama needed it all to win the toughest national title game it had ever played during the Nick Saban dynasty. All of its power. All of its speed.
If you ventured out into the snow country over the past holiday season, you no doubt saw just how excited we humans were to see the white stuff after four years of scant snowfall.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney say they would like the NFL to push back the deadline for underclassmen to declare for the draft.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Regardless of the outcome of tonight's College Football Playoff championship game between No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama, a case can be made that no team in the history of the sport has had a better run than the Crimson Tide under coach Nick Saban.
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - Lamond Murray Jr. had a career-high 31 points and 10 rebounds and Pepperdine beat Pacific 81-76 on Thursday night.
PELHAM, Ala. (AP) - Two autographed photos of Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hang on a wall above the used stoves and plumbing hoses in Jason Miller's hardware store, even though this is the heart of Alabama football country.
DALLAS (AP) - Jimmy Kimmel told people to watch. Even soap opera stars on "General Hospital" made not-so-subtle references to making plans to watch the College Football Playoff on New Year's Eve.
NEW ROTK (AP) - We're down to two.
BERKELEY (AP) - As the season progressed and records kept falling, Jared Goff became more convinced he was ready to leave California early to enter the NFL draft.
PASADENA (AP) - The first time Christian McCaffrey touched the ball in the 102nd Rose Bowl, he took it 75 yards for a spectacular touchdown. A few hundred yards later, Stanford's sophomore star had smashed the oldest bowl game's record for all-purpose yards while leading the Cardinal to a blowout win over Iowa.
DALLAS (AP) - There has been little mystery with Alabama's offense this season. The Crimson Tide have a 6-foot-3, 242-pound Heisman Trophy winner at tailback in Derrick Henry and the plan has been to swing that sledge hammer as many times as it takes to break the defense.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Devin Watson scored 23 points as San Francisco recovered from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Pacific 89-76 on Wednesday night.
BERKELEY (AP) - Manteca High graduate Courtney Range scored a career-high 29 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and knocked down a jumper with 28 seconds left in the second overtime to help No. 21 California beat No. 19 UCLA 108-104 on Monday night in a rare nonconference battle between the two Pac-12 schools.
STOCKTON – The fifth annual boys San Joaquin Soccer Alliance Senior Showdown was Sunday at St. Mary's High School and the Tri-City Athletic League all stars downed San Joaquin Athletic Association 3-0 on Sanguinetti Field.
BRING HOME THE BACON: Mike Swanson 276/664 *100 pins over average game, Charlie Padre 200-206-257/663, Doug Dalton 227-236/645, Mark Ross 203-227, Joel Diamantine 249, Juan Williams Sr 241, Mike Marshall 223, Forest Winston 217, Jerome Carl 215, Vincent Reed 211, Adam LeBlanc 203, Jesse Woodruff 202, Patrick Dean 201, Kip Maier 200, Jeremy Puhlman 195/514, Chris Soll 185/492, Ann Carl 183/471, Sarah McKell 158/431, Wendy Landa 146.
STOCKTON (AP) - T.J. Wallace scored 25 points, Jack Williams added 17 points, and his late 3-pointer helped Pacific end a five-game skid to Pepperdine ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Mike Williams took a few steps backward after the final snap, flopped to the ground and waited for the confetti to start ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Kentucky's run in The Associated Press women's basketball poll has come to an end.
A decades-long Baylor fan got emotional with coach Scott Drew after the Bears won their last game to remain one of two undefeated teams in ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together.
STANFORD (AP) - Longtime Stanford women's volleyball coach John Dunning announced his retirement Monday, less than a month after the Cardinal captured the NCAA title ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - College football's first national championship rematch was even better than the original, with an incredible twist at the end.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Nick Saban is one away from the Bear.
BERKELEY (AP) - More than six weeks after coach Sonny Dykes finished his fourth season at California, he was called into a meeting Sunday with athletic ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Nick Saban and Alabama are on the verge of leaving college football history behind.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - T.J. Wallace scored 16 points and Ray Bowles had 14 points as Pacific led most of the night and held off ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jerod Evans threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two scores and No. 18 Virginia Tech pulled off ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Alec Wintering had 26 points and six assists on Thursday night and Jazz Johnson made two free throws with 5 seconds left to ...
After the curses and death threats and groans across Minnesota from Mankato to International Falls, Blair Walsh needed a little love.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Christian McCaffery isn't at the Sun Bowl with his Stanford teammates. That doesn't mean the star running back hasn ...