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Mighty Mayfield can’t propel Oklahoma to win in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) Baker Mayfield had the ball in his hands a few times with chances to win the Rose Bowl for Oklahoma. The Heisman Trophy winner couldn’t convert those opportunities, and plenty of Sooners fans wished Mayfield had been given a whole lot more chances to conjure his usual magic during Georgia’s epic 54-48, double-overtime win Monday night. Mayfield ...

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Complete 2018 NFL Draft Order After Week 17

The Sporting News As the regular season ends, the NFL playoffs will begin for a handful of AFC and NFC teams. On the outside looking in are the rest of the NFL teams, teams that didn’t qualify for the postseason and are, instead, looking towards the offseason. While free agency looms and a number of head coaching vacancies that were ...

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Murray lone heir apparent among 5-star backup QBs in playoff

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kyler Murray was among the most sought-after players at Oklahoma’s Rose Bowl media day session for about 15, maybe 20 minutes. Then Baker Mayfield rolled in and most of the reporters and television cameras that were trained on Murray peeled off to focus on the Heisman Trophy winner, who has been fighting flu-like symptoms while preparing to ...

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ICYMI in NFL Week 17: After long drought, Bills in playoffs

The final touchdown of the NFL regular season put an end to the longest playoff drought in U.S. pro sports. The touchdown belonged to the Cincinnati Bengals, the drought no longer belongs to the Buffalo Bills and somewhere in the midst of all that, the Baltimore Ravens found themselves staring at a very long offseason. Andy Dalton drove the Bengals ...

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CFP semifinals: Back on New Year’s Day with Southern flavor

The College Football Playoff semifinals are back on New Year’s Day with a distinctly Southern flavor. No. 3 Georgia (12-1) faces No. 2 Oklahoma at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, in the first semi. Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield, who was dogged by flu-like symptoms during the week leading up to the game, is expected to play for the ...

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UCF Knights vs. Auburn Tigers game preview

TV: ESPN Time: 12:30 p.m. ATLANTA (AP) — No. 10 Central Florida will be playing for a perfect season — and respect for the team and its conference — when it faces No. 7 Auburn in the Peach Bowl on Monday. If not for a loss in its last visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium one month ago, Auburn might have been ...

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