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How the Heisman Trophy Got Its Name

The latest winner of the Heisman Trophy, the annual top award for college football players, will be announced on Saturday. But, while the trophy and …

Ohio State can score on Alabama by embracing madness

For a hot minute last Saturday, Nick Saban was having Johnny Manziel flashbacks. What does that mean for a semifinal against Ohio State?<p>Years from now, we will remember little about Alabama's 42-13 trampling of Missouri in the SEC Championship. The Tide scored 21 points in each half, outgained …

New York Post Creates Marcus Mariota 'Suck for the Duck' Campaign for Jets

The New York Jets are only two years removed from using a second-round pick on quarterback Geno Smith, but it's not working out as planned.<p>After watching Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota tear up college football during his Heisman-winning 2014 season, it's natural that the 2-11 Jets look …

Football (U.S.)

Les Miles: Not returning to Michigan

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Les Miles will not be the next coach at Michigan. So says Les Miles.<p>After LSU's Monday evening bowl practice, the Tigers' coach …

Bye-bye, Borland? 49ers sign LB Bishop with standout rookie injured

In a move that suggests Chris Borland’s impressive rookie season could end prematurely, the 49ers signed inside linebacker Desmond Bishop, 30, today, a league source said.<p>Borland sustained an ankle injury on the final play of the second quarter of a 17-7 loss at Seattle on Sunday and was sporting a …