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.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Charlie Padre 235-236-258/729, Mike Marshall 210-210-223/647, Jesse Woodruff 213-232/630, Doug Dalton 203-210-216/629, Vincent Reed 208-223/611, Mike Swanson 216, Juan Williams Sr 212, Mark Ross 211, Kip Maier 216, Forest Winston 212, Adam Carl 189/494, Antoinette Benson 175/401, Merri Puhlman 160/392.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. Soccer Federation is recommending a ban on headers for players 10 and under, limits for players between 11 and 13 and having medical professionals rather than coaches make decisions on whether players suspected of concussions can remain in games.
POMEROY, Ohio (AP) - The death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who collapsed at a youth football practice is under investigation by local law enforcement officials.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Jeff Spohn 221-235/647, Doug Dalton 256/606, Riley Martin 228, Adam LeBlanc 221, Al Baron 210, Kip Maier 204, Ray Banks 223, Jesse Woodruff 211, Shedrick Bryant 206, Vincent Reed 201, Ann Carl 199/542.
uBRING HOME THE BACON: Shedrick Bryant 226-244/646, Jeff Spohn 210-234/623, Vincent Reed 202-234Adam LeBlanc 234-265/693, Charlie Padre 222-236/651, Joel Diamantine 223, Javier Barrientos 224, Ken Maier 223, Al Baron 223, Patrick Dean 218, Riley Martin 222, Mike Marshall 217, Doug Dalton 213, Mike Flores 210, Eric Swanson 204, Scott Luckert 203, Lou Tidwell 165/455, Ana Ross 152/390, Melissa Finch 138/389, Wendy Manda 128, Debbie Paukert 182/451, Joy Peterson 163/431, Ann Carl 173/449.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Upset in the NCAA Tournament the last couple of years, No. 2 seed Villanova and its seniors made it to the Sweet ...
DENVER (AP) - Little Rock is advancing thanks to an out-of-nowhere comeback that led to a victory over Purdue.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Zak Irvin hit a go-ahead 3-pointer and a pair of free throws in the closing minute as Michigan pulled out another one ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Former Arizona star and NBA Rookie of the Year Damon Stoudamire was hired Wednesday as the new coach at Pacific.
NEW YOORK (AP) - A topsy-turvy season in college basketball delivered a few more twists when the brackets came out Sunday.
The A's downed the Reds 6-1 in opening major division play Saturday in Northgate Little league action.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Every time California tried to pull away from Oregon State, the Beavers clawed their way back.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - Gabe York made two 3-pointers in the final minute, the last to give his team the lead with 19 seconds to play ...
SAN JOSE (AP) - A high school wrestler who believes he contracted a highly contagious virus known as "mat herpes" during a recent tournament in Northern ...
STOCKTON (AP) - Pacific head coach Ron Verlin and assistant Dwight Young are leaving the school.
BERKELEY (AP) - With Jared Goff preparing for the NFL draft, California is set to begin the process of filling the big void he left at ...