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With CFP title on line, Georgia gets another crack at 'Bama

Jan. 09, 2022 12:40 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Georgia coach Kirby Smart got an inside look at what it takes to build a college football juggernaut working for Nick Saban at Alabama for eight seasons. Blueprint in hand, Smart took over at his alma mater in 2016, and the Bulldogs have been ascending ever...

Column: State on edge as Bulldogs try to end 41-year drought

Jan. 08, 2022 19:39 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The picture making the rounds on social media sums up the anxiety of an entire state. “For The Love of God Beat Bama,” a roadside sign pleads. “Go Dawgs.” It's been 41 long years since Georgia won its only consensus national championship,...

Dolphins seeking 3rd consecutive victory over Patriots

Jan. 06, 2022 13:34 PM EST

NEW ENGLAND (10-6) at MIAMI (8-8) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Patriots by 6.5, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: New England 10-6; Miami 8-7-1. SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 58-54. LAST...

Patriots, playing for seeding, head out for Dolphins' finale

Jan. 06, 2022 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — When the NFL regular season draws to a close on Sunday night, the New England Patriots might end up as the No. 1 seed for the AFC playoffs. They also could be second. Or third. Or even fourth, fifth, sixth or seventh. Every...

Smart, Georgia trying to stop skid against Saban, Alabama

Jan. 04, 2022 15:17 PM EST

The Georgia Bulldogs aren't the only team having a tough time beating fellow Southeastern Conference powerhouse Alabama. They're just the only one that gets another shot in the season's biggest game. The No. 3 Bulldogs have the kind of talent-rich roster that appears...

Repeat or revenge: Alabama vs. Georgia, again, for CFP title

Jan. 01, 2022 10:52 AM EST

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Alabama has a chance to repeat. Georgia has a chance for revenge. The rematch is set, and it will decide the College Football Playoff national championship. After a pair of easy wins in the semifinals on Friday night, the Crimson Tide and the Bulldogs —...

Tagovailoa leads Terps past Virginia Tech in Pinstripe Bowl

Dec. 29, 2021 22:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa raised the MVP trophy over his head as confetti fluttered around him and could only think, not of his near-flawless dominance in the Bronx, but of the words of his Maryland coach. The best is ahead. Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes...

Alabama turning to Brooks, others to fill Metchie's void

Dec. 29, 2021 13:17 PM EST

Ja’Corey Brooks has already had his DeVonta Smith moment as a freshman making the biggest catch of the season for Alabama. Or the biggest one so far. Now, Brooks and other young receivers for the top-ranked Crimson Tide will have to step up again in Friday’s Cotton...

Saints focused on playoff push after outbreak set them back

Dec. 28, 2021 18:38 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton sounded ready to accept and move on immediately from a potentially costly late-season defeat. A COVID-19 outbreak had removed 16 players from the Saints' active roster before they hosted a Miami squad that came in on a six-game winning...

Virginia Tech, Maryland vie in Pinstripe Bowl, both at 6-6

Dec. 28, 2021 15:18 PM EST

Virginia Tech and Maryland have a tie to break in the Pinstripe Bowl. Both teams are 6-6 and the one that walks off the field Wednesday at Yankee Stadium with the victory will end with a winning record -- and a bit of a fresh start headed into 2022. “We haven’t had...