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Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Dec. 08, 2021 13:34 PM EST

Charleston Gazette-Mail. Dec. 2, 2021. Editorial: Last of shiny veneer ripped from college football College football is a business. A big one. Worth billions of dollars to universities, coaches, sponsors and television networks. Nothing speaks to that...

Alabama QB Young, LB Anderson named SEC players of year

Dec. 08, 2021 13:19 PM EST

Alabama once again collected a Southeastern Conference title and two big league-wide individual awards. Quarterback Bryce Young is the SEC’s offensive player of the year and linebacker Will Anderson Jr. is the top defensive player, as voted on by a panel of sports writers and...

High wind delays Michael Strahan's space trip with 5 others

Dec. 08, 2021 12:02 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — TV celebrity and former football great Michael Strahan is going to have to wait another few days before rocketing into space. Strahan was supposed to blast off Thursday from West Texas with five others for the 10-minute flight. But on Wednesday, Jeff...

Browns return from bye refreshed, refocused for home stretch

Dec. 06, 2021 17:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rested and hopefully refocused, the Browns capped their bye week by getting a small boost to their playoff chances in a cluttered, chaotic conference race. Now, it's time to help themselves. Although Cleveland slipped back into last place in the AFC...

Broncos hope to keep AFC West jumbled against Chiefs

Dec. 04, 2021 11:33 AM EST

The Broncos don't beat the Chiefs. Andy Reid almost never loses coming off a bye. The NFL flexed Denver at Kansas City with those facts staring directly at the league Well, yes. Sunday night's game, which replaces San Francisco at...

DeChambeau leads a holiday event shaping up to be much more

Dec. 03, 2021 18:16 PM EST

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — This holiday event in the Bahamas is taking on a little more meaning for Bryson DeChambeau seeking a small measure of revenge and for Collin Morikawa pursuing a more noble goal of reaching No. 1 in the world. One week after getting whipped by...

His Cause: NFL broadcaster's shoes will show damaged brain

Dec. 03, 2021 16:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — NFL player turned broadcaster Ross Tucker will wear shoes showing an image of a traumatized brain to raise money for the families of players who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. As part of the NFL’s “My Cause My Cleats” initiative,...

Sports betting ads: Industry weighs how much is too much?

Dec. 02, 2021 16:14 PM EST

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — If you've turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you've been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and not only during game broadcasts. Commercials featuring an emperor addressing the masses, a woman urging bettors...

Thanksgiving football, Big 10 rivalry game score in ratings

Dec. 01, 2021 17:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Even at a time football generally dominates television ratings, the long Thanksgiving Day weekend was notable. CBS' turkey day telecast of the Dallas Cowboys against the Las Vegas Raiders reached 37.8 million viewers, the biggest audience for an NFL...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Dec. 01, 2021 13:46 PM EST

Greenwood Commonwealth. Nov. 30, 2021. Editorial: Hazard pay can create problems The Leflore County Board of Supervisors tripped up last year in doling out “hazard pay” that was bankrolled by one of the federal government’s coronavirus relief...