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Chris Mortensen, an award-winning ESPN reporter who covered the NFL, dies at 72

Mar. 03, 2024 21:36 PM EST

Chris Mortensen, the award-winning journalist who covered the NFL for close to four decades, including 32 as a senior analyst at ESPN, died Sunday morning. He was 72. ESPN confirmed Mortensen’s death on Sunday. There was no immediate word on the cause or place of death. ...

Smith-Wade delivers big play on defense, National beats American 16-7 in Senior Bowl

Feb. 03, 2024 17:54 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Washington State cornerback Chau Smith-Wade returned an interception 83 yards in the final two minutes to set up a decisive score and secure the National's 16-7 victory over the American team in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. In a game dominated by the defenses,...

Senior Bowl features well-traveled QBs, other top prospects

Feb. 02, 2024 06:05 AM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Senior Bowl quarterbacks are a well-traveled group, most of whom have moved from one Power Five program to another. Led by Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. and Oregon’s Bo Nix, all seven have spent this week leading up to Saturday’s Senior Bowl working...

One-time Auburn starting quarterback Robby Ashford commits to South Carolina

Jan. 16, 2024 14:25 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — One-time Auburn starting quarterback Robby Ashford has committed to South Carolina, he said Tuesday. Ashford posted his pledge to the Gamecocks on social media, saying, “Gamecock Nation, whatever it takes, let's do it.” Ashford spent the...

True freshman Jackson Arnold takes over at QB for Oklahoma in Alamo Bowl against Arizona

Dec. 26, 2023 12:32 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — After all the hype, the Jackson Arnold era is set to begin at Oklahoma. It came a bit earlier than expected. Dillon Gabriel, the first-team Associated Press All-Big 12 quarterback, has transferred from Oklahoma to Oregon. That has left Arnold — a five-star...