Sports

(AP Photo/Mike Groll)
NCAA Football

Why we play the Military Bowl

While the College Football Playoff dominates the discussion, Saturday's Military Bowl is a good reminder of why the "other bowls" still matter.

Latest

  • No. 1 Kentucky holds off No. 4 Louisville 58-50

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Tyler Ulis shook off a bloody cut by his right eye to score 12 key second-half points and lead top-ranked Kentucky to a hard-fought 58-50 victory over No. 4 Louisville on…

  • Captain-2-Captain: PSU’s Ficken uses Jeter’s former locker

    NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter’s former No. 2 locker was the place holder for Penn State kicker Sam Ficken. Captain to captain, Ficken had the honor of using the retired Jeter’s locker Saturday for…

  • CBJ activate Hartnell, make 2 other moves

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing Scott Hartnell from injured reserve, added goaltender Anton Forsberg to the roster on emergency recall from their American Hockey League affiliate and assigned…

  • Authorities question Cubs’ Castro after shooting

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic questioned Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro after a nightclub shooting Saturday morning in which several people were injured. Police spokesman Jacobo Mateo said Castro…

  • Jefferson leads No. 2 UConn women over SMU 96-45

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — UConn’s Geno Auriemma moved to the top of another list on Saturday. The Huskies 96-45 win over SMU gave the Hall of Fame coach a career record of 888-134, and a…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Saturday 1. Kentucky (13-0) beat No. 4 Louisville 58-50. Next: vs. Mississippi, Tuesday, Jan. 6. 2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Toledo, Monday. 3. Arizona (12-1) did not play. Next: vs. Arizona State,…

  • Jacksonville defeats Jacksonville State 75-61

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kori Babineaux finished with a career-high 26 points, Andris Misters added 18 and Jacksonville defeated Jacksonville State 75-61 on Saturday. The Dolphins (5-10) shot an efficient 58.5 percent from the field…

  • Jets place S Miles on IR, promote WR Enunwa

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have placed safety Rontez Miles on the injured reserve list and promoted wide receiver Quincy Enunwa from the practice squad. The Jets announced the move Saturday,…

  • Saturday’s Sports Transactions

    BASKETBALL National Basketball Association HOUSTON ROCKETS — Assigned C Clint Capela to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League CLEVELAN BROWNS — Suspended WR Josh Gordon for violating a team rule. Waived LB Eric…

  • Green Bay surges late, beats Georgia State 78-61

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Carrington Love poured in a career-high 28 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Green Bay used a late surge to pull away from Georgia State 78-61 on Saturday. After surrendering a…

  • Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon for violation

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began — suspended. The Browns’ enigmatic wide receiver was suspended Saturday for violating an unspecified team rule and will miss the finale…

  • Morris, Minnesota put away UNC-Wilmington 108-82

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Morris scored a career-high 24 points as Minnesota defeated UNC Wilmington 108-82 on Saturday. Morris hit 8 of 15 shots and all seven of his free throws as the Gophers (11-2)…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Saturday 1. South Carolina (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Friday, Jan. 2. 2. UConn (9-1) beat SMU 96-45. Next: vs. No. 10 Duke, Monday. 3. Texas (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rice,…

  • Gibbs leads Seton Hall to 72-43 rout of Maine

    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Seton Hall head coach Kevin Willard called his team together for a practice Christmas evening, despite losing standout freshman Isaiah Whitehead to a broken foot and having senior forward Brandon…

  • NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoff Glance

    All Times EST First Round Saturday, Nov. 29 Fordham 44, Sacred Heart 22 Indiana State 36, Eastern Kentucky 16 Richmond 46, Morgan State 24 Sam Houston State 21, Southeastern Louisiana 17 South Dakota State 47,…