Football (U.S.)

NFL reportedly already concerned that Chargers might fail in Los Angeles - CBSSports.com

The NFL is apparently concerned that the Chargers might not be viable in Los Angeles<p>After watching only 25,000 fans show up for the Chargers' home …

Sports

Trump: NFL owners should fire players who protest the national anthem

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump criticized some in the National Football League Friday night at a rally for Alabama Republican Senate candidate Luther Strange, saying team owners should fire players for taking a knee during the national anthem.<p>Trump added that if fans would "leave the stadium" when …

NFL Owners

Kurtenbach: Why the 49ers really won by losing to the Rams

SANTA CLARA — Fret not, 49ers fans.<p>While Thursday night’s high-scoring and highly entertaining 41-39 loss to the Rams might feel deflating — they …

San Francisco 49ers

Why Does the NFL Hate Star College QBs?

The NFL has a quarterback problem. The talent discrepancy is bigger than it's ever been in my time covering the league and the draft. And the talent pipeline might be running dry in the college ranks. That is, unless the NFL or college find a compromise on how to develop quarterbacks. Because right …

College Football

Ohio State Football is Valued at $1.5 Billion and its Backup QB has a Good Point About the NCAA

A recent Wall Street Journal report valued the Ohio State, Texas and Oklahoma football programs at $1.5 billion each.<p>And...the players don’t get paid …

College Football

The fantasy matchup stats you need to know for Week 3

Play the matchups in fantasy football, and you’ll win more often than you lose. Now that we’re in the thick of the bye weeks, knowing the matchups to …

Dalvin Cook

Vince Wilfork reflects on playing for Bill Belichick during his tenure with the New England Patriots

Vince Wilfork reflects on playing for New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, attributing much of his success to how Belichick coached him …

New England

Marshawn Lynch and Oakland are ready for one last ride. And you’re not invited.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Virdell Larkins steps outside the Oakland Technical High School weight room and into the sun. He has to take a call.<p>It’s a Wednesday in early August, and he’s not sure I’m supposed to be here; not certain he should be talking to me. But after a moment he hangs up, steps back …

Sports

If Mike Leach Had Gotten His Dream Job, How Would College Football History Have Changed?

<i>I want to go back to the island, Where the shrimp boats tie up to the pilin'. Give me oysters and beer for dinner every day of the year, And I'll</i> …

College Football

WATCH: Boise State kicking tee collector too cute for words

Sep 14, 2017; Boise, ID, USA; Boise State Broncos tight end Jake Roh (88) crosses the goal line for a touchdown during the second half versus the New …

College Football

Aaron Rodgers tries to explain why he's never been able to beat the Bengals - CBSSports.com

The Bengals are the only NFL team Aaron Rodgers has played against without earning a win<p>Aaron Rodgers is currently in his 10th season as the starting …

Sports

Atlanta Falcons vs. Detroit Lions Odds, Analysis, NFL Betting Pick

Ford Field is becoming a real advantage for the Detroit Lions; they're 7-1 straight up and 6-2 against the spread over their last eight home games. But the Lions might need all the advantages they can get when they host the Atlanta Falcons in a possible playoff preview Sunday afternoon.<p><b>NFL point</b> …

College Football

Aaron Hernandez had advanced stages of CTE – Cris Carter emotionally responds

Aaron Hernandez was found to have advanced stages of CTE, Cris Carter explains what that means to him to Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe.<p>More First …

NFL

Vegas sharp breaks down Week 4 SEC games

<i>Here’s a look at up-to-date betting information for each SEC contest, complete with analysis and picks from Brian Edwards.</i><p><i>Edwards, a long-time</i> …

College Football

NFL Week 3 picks: Cowboys fall, Bengals cover and more of Pete Prisco's best bets - CBSSports.com

Here are Prisco's five favorite picks of the Week 3 NFL slate, including four underdogs to play<p>It wasn't quite a 5-0 record in Week 2 of my Best …

Sports

St. Louis Is Over Its Rams Breakup

About an hour before the Rams and 49ers kicked off Thursday night, a horde of fans made its way into the Dome at America’s Center in downtown St. …

Sports

Prognostication Station: No. 24 Oregon vs Arizona State, Pac-12 Predictions

The No. 24 unbeaten Oregon Ducks (3-0) open their Pac-12 Conference schedule with the Arizona State Sun Devils (1-2) in Tempe on Saturday. Oregon has …

College Football

Marshawn Lynch talks about mentoring younger Raiders tailbacks

Marshawn Lynch does not envision Beast Mode 2.0 when he sees Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington.<p>The Raiders star instead wants to work with the …

Oakland Raiders

Prospect Marlins owner Jeter fires Mr. Marlin, McKeon and two Hall of Famers

Derek Jeter doesn’t even own the Marlins yet, but he already has informed the team that he plans to fire two special assistants who are in Baseball’s …

Sports

Saturday's matchup, prediction: Penn State at Iowa

<b>TV:</b> 6:30 p.m. Saturday, ABC-7.<p><b>Line:</b> Penn State by 12 1/2.<p><b>Records:</b> Penn State 3-0, 0-0 Big Ten; Iowa 3-0, 0-0.<p><b>Last meeting:</b> Penn State humiliated the Hawkeyes 41-14 on Nov. 5, 2016, at Beaver Stadium, outgaining them 599-234 with a dominant performance on both lines. Saquon Barkley had 211 yards …

College Football

Tattoos of the NFL, and the Stories Behind the Ink

Behind every tattoo is a good story. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has a cartoon lion tattooed on his left shoulder. Bills guard Richie Incognito …

Tattoos

Chris Fowler May Have Accidentally Revealed College GameDay’s Location Next Week

Former College GameDay host Chris Fowler may have accidentally revealed where the show is headed next week. Or maybe not.<p>ESPN College GameDay is in …

College Football

College Football Week 4 Picks: Odds For Every Game And Expert Predictions For Oklahoma State Vs. TCU

After nearly a month of action-packed college football weekends, it seems the trend is coming to an end. While there are still a few exciting games on tap in Week 4, it’s mostly a down week in terms of important matchups between major powers. The two most notable contests are No. 11 Georgia taking …

College Football

College football players actually receive significant deferred compensation

The Sept. 9 letter “Student-athletes are being exploited” contended that football players at the University of Alabama are not paid. The argument failed to take into account that most of the players are on athletic scholarships that pay for tuition and possibly room, board, fees and books.<p>The …

College & University

College football predictions: Week 4 FanSided expert picks

College football predictions for the biggest and the best Week 4 games, including who will win the TCU-Oklahoma State showdown.<p>Where did the time go? …

College Football

Pick-Six: "Rosen Watch" and a Record For the Bruin Defense

<i>This is the second installment of Pick-Six, a weekly set of notes about UCLA football and its upcoming matchup.</i><p>1) Stanford already misses Christian …

College Football

Mora needs a signature win against Stanford to give UCLA a sigh of relief

Only in classic literature can you find the torment UCLA found at the end of its ninth consecutive loss to Stanford.<p>The Bruins’ journey into despair involved a twisting, leaping catch by Cardinal receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside on the edge of the end zone for the go-ahead score with 24 seconds left. …

College Football

Vince Wilfork might be playing shirtless beer pong before Texans-Patriots game - CBSSports.com

Wilfork has always wanted to be a tailgater, and now he finally can be<p>As far back as he can remember, Vince Wilfork always wanted to be a tailgater. …

Sports

5 Things to watch: Aztecs at Air Force

The No. 22-ranked San Diego State (3-0) football team opens Mountain West play Saturday at Air Force (1-1). SDSU has beaten the Falcons six straight …

College Football

College Football Betting Preview: Week 4 picks

Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY<p><i>Each week during the college football season, theScore's Dane Belbeck will handicap the board and offer up a pack of picks.</i><p>Season …

College Football