The West Virginia Mountaineers were tough to slow down, and only the Orange Bowl mascot could stop Darwin Cook.
Geno Smith tied the record for any bowl game with six touchdown passes, and the No. 23-ranked Mountaineers set a bowl scoring record Wednesday night with their high-powered offense. But safety Cook made the pivotal play by returning a fumble 99 yards for a touchdown to break the game open and help beat No. 14 Clemson 70-33. Read More
Dennis Tinnon posted his seventh double-double of the season as Marshall used two big runs to defeat Texas-El Paso 76-60 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.
Tinnon scored 15 points, 13 in the second half, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Thundering Herd snap a two-game skid.
Trailing 22-13 with 9:24 to go until halftime, Marshall (10-4) went on an 18-4 run to take a five-point lead at the 3:52 mark. Read More
West Virginia put on a scoring show unlike any other in college football's postseason history at the Orange Bowl.
With 49 points by halftime — a record for any half of any bowl game — the Mountaineers took complete control and led Clemson 63-26 after three quarters of the Orange Bowl on Wednesday night. Read More
Terrance Henry scored 13 points, including four points in the final two minutes, to lead Mississippi over Southern Methodist 50-48 on Tuesday night.
Ole Miss (10-4) struggled all night to put away the Mustangs, trailing 48-46 with less than two minutes remaining. But Henry scored on a driving layup to tie the game and then hit two free throws with 28.3 seconds remaining to give the Rebels the lead. Read More
Mike Rupp scored two goals and Brad Richards posted the winner on top of a chilly baseball field, as the New York Rangers outlasted the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in the Winter Classic on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.
Playing on a rink that stretched from first base to third base, the Rangers made the league's fifth Classic event a memorable one, rallying from a 2-0 deficit to stay atop the Eastern Conference standings. Read More
Florida's special teams came up big in the Gator Bowl, scoring twice as the Gators beat Ohio State 24-17 on Monday in a game between Urban Meyer's old team and his future one.
Andre Debose returned a kickoff 99 yards — the longest scoring play in bowl history — and Chris Rainey blocked a punt that was returned for a touchdown. Read More
Ryan Kelly had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help No. 7 Duke beat Pennsylvania 85-55 on Sunday.
Seth Curry added 15 points for the Blue Devils (12-1), who scored 20 of the game's first 24 points to run out to a big early lead. Duke led by 18 points at halftime and by as many as 34 points after the break, sending the Blue Devils to their fifth straight victory overall and 43rd straight at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Read More
Sparked by Victor Cruz, New York's newest football star, the Giants won the NFC East title Sunday night by beating the Dallas Cowboys in their showdown in the final game of the regular season. Read More
Aaron Rodgers got to rest up for the playoffs. Somehow, the Green Bay Packers' passing game became even more dangerous with Matt Flynn.
The backup Matt Flynn threw for a franchise-record six touchdowns, the final one to Jermichael Finley with 1:10 left, giving the Packers a 45-41 victory over the Detroit Lions in a wild regular-season finale Sunday. Read More
Peyton Manning might be welcoming Andrew Luck to the Indianapolis Colts in four months.
The Colts locked up the top pick in April's NFL draft, setting the stage to select the Stanford quarterback. They fell to 2-14 when Maurice Jones-Drew ran for a season-high 169 yards, clinching the NFL rushing title and breaking Fred Taylor's single-season franchise record in the Jacksonville Jaguars' 19-13 victory Sunday. Read More