Rose Bowl

6 memories of Keith Jackson, the man who made everywhere a college football town

The sport’s greatest voice passed away at the age of 89.<p>Keith Jackson created the map of college football for the rest of us.<p>by Spencer Hall<p>Keith Jackson could wander. It was more fun when he did. He did it more frequently as he got older. He would note a lineman’s big ass or pause in the middle of …

College Football

Hot reads: In aftermath of big whiff, what was Saints safety thinking?

The play is called “Seven Heaven.” It was hell for Marcus Williams.<p>In an ending that will go down as one of the greatest in NFL history, the …

Ryan Shazier

Patriots must beat Jaguars for Super Bowl return

(Reuters) - There is a new challenger standing in the way of the New England Patriots' path to another Super Bowl.<p>The Jacksonville Jaguars beat the …

Super Bowl

Broncos, Briefly: Monday, Jan. 15, 2018

Up Next<p>There are no Events to display in this category.<p>On Now<p>Coming Up<p>Sat., Jan. 20, 2018 12:00 AM MST NFLPA Collegiate Bowl NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, …

Denver

Ignore that warning if you wear an Apple Watch during a sporting event

We’re two weeks into the new year, and there already have been some great football games.<p>The Rose Bowl was won by Georgia in double overtime. Alabama …

Apple Watch

Synchronized skaters take to ice in Calgary for annual competition

'It's a lot of cardio, and a lot of technique as well,' says skater<p>Synchronized skating takes place at high speed, on ice, as up to 20 skaters weave …

Olympics

Alabama had never won a championship quite like this

When you need all of your fingers and most of your toes to count your national championships, the latest addition to the trophy hallway could be just …

College Football

Legendary Broadcaster Keith Jackson Has Passed Away

Keith Jackson has passed away.<p>A true college football legend has passed away. Broadcaster Keith Jackson reportedly passed away Friday night …

Sports

‘Whoa, Nellie!’: Keith Jackson was the soundtrack to college football Saturday

“Goodbye. . . . Hello, Heisman!”<p>College football lost one of its most iconic voices Friday night, “the soundtrack to so many of our Saturdays,” as one Los Angeles Times reporter put it, as longtime broadcaster Keith Jackson died at age 89, his family confirmed to ESPN.<p>Over a career of more than 50 …

Sports

Legendary College Football Announcer Keith Jackson Dies

Legendary college football announcer Keith Jackson died Friday night, reports Sam Farmer of the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>.<p>He was 89 years old.<p>Jackson was …

Sports

Keith Jackson, legendary college football broadcaster, dies at 89

Media career spanned more than 50 years Jackson also covered NFL, NBA, Olympics and World Series<p>The broadcaster Keith Jackson, considered the voice of college football for many years, has died, his family confirmed. He was 89.<p>Jackson started his broadcasting career in 1952 and remained a popular …

Sports

San Diego 'wins' title as 'Worst Sports City' in America

Finally, San Diego has won a “championship.”<p>On the anniversary of the day the Chargers moved to Los Angeles, Paul Newberry, a columnist for The …

Ryan Shazier

Keith Jackson, Legendary Voice of College Football, Dies at 89

Jackson was known for him colorful commentary and coined phrases like “Whoa, Nellie” and for nicknaming the Rose Bowl “The Granddaddy of Them …

Entertainment

Statement from Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott on the passing of Keith Jackson

Washington State Athletics<p>Keith Jackson was a legendary and iconic sports broadcaster and proud Washington State graduate, whose passion for …

Pac-12 Conference

Legendary sportscaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

Legendary college football announcer Keith Jackson died Friday night at age 89, ESPN reports.<p>"For generations of fans, Keith Jackson was college …

Entertainment

10 moments to remember from Georgia’s season to remember

Even though the 2017 season ended in heartbreak for the Georgia Bulldogs, it was a year that will be remembered for a long time in Athens.<p>In only …

College Football

Possibility of Vikings making the Super Bowl presents unique challenges for NFL - CBSSports.com

The NFL has plans in place to mitigate home-field advantage should the Vikings play in the Super Bowl<p>No team has ever played at home in the Super …

Football (U.S.)

Yardbarker

Shockingly, this hasn't sparked an NCAA investigation. (Sarcasm, folks.) Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports<p>The modern era has seen shorter and shorter …

Baker Mayfield

Oklahoma football: Blowing double-digit leads endemic in 2017 season

PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01: Guard Dyshon Sims<p>It’s hard to qualify the 2017 Oklahoma football as anything but a huge success.<p>After all, only four teams …

College Football

Hot reads: Some NFL execs casting a wary eye on Gruden hire

It was the feel-good press conference of this or any other year.<p>When Jon Gruden was introduced as the new head coach for the Oakland Raiders on …

Jon Gruden

1 obscure stat shows just how unlucky Georgia was in the playoffs

College football coin tosses don’t often matter than much in the grand scheme of things, but overtime tosses are a different story.<p>In overtime, winning the toss to presumably start on defense and have the ball second can be the difference. For Georgia in the Rose Bowl and national championship …

College Football

It's Time To Expand College Football Championships To 6 Teams

Monday night’s College Football Playoff championship game was a thrilling overtime contest, delivering a 16.7 Nielsen television rating, up 9% from 2017.<p>Kudos to the four playoff teams — Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Oklahoma — for building superior football programs. Still, they come from only …

College Football

Georgia's Bellamy files trademark for 'Humble Yourself'

Davin Bellamy is trying to cash in on the remark he made to Baker Mayfield following Georgia's win over Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl.<p>The Bulldogs …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Chargers retain coordinators Bradley, Whisenhunt

Nine days after their season ended, the Chargers on Tuesday figured out a way to get another win.<p>The team has agreed to contracts with offensive …

Ryan Shazier

Donald Trump Takes Field For National Anthem At College Football Title Game, Doesn’t Kneel

In a not-so-veiled slap at the Kneel-FL, President Donald Trump hit the field for the national anthem before tonight’s Alabama-Georgia College …

TV

Levi’s Stadium is on the clock, who ya got? Projecting the College Football Playoff teams for the 2018 season

We’re a mere 363 days from the College Football Playoff championship game coming to Levi’s Stadium.<p>Can we have a repeat of what we just witnessed, …

College Football

College Football Playoff TV ratings went way up in 2018, probably for a few reasons

No New Year’s Eve games helped.<p>ESPN says the College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Georgia drew a 16.7 overnight rating. That’s a 9 percent jump from last year’s title game between Alabama and Clemson, which posted a 16.0.<p>Taking a wider view, the network reports an 18 …

College Football

Watch Georgia fans light up Mercedes-Benz Stadium before fourth quarter of National Championship

Just like Georgia fans lit up Notre Dame Stadium and the Rose Bowl this season, they lit up Mercedes...

Mercedes-Benz Stadium

UCF gets four first-place votes, finishes No. 6 in AP poll

Four Associated Press poll voters gave Central Florida the national championship the Knights have been claiming.<p>UCF is at No. 6 in the final AP Poll …

College Football

Football team’s stay at Doral resort could bolster lawsuit targeting Trump

A week-long stay by the University of Wisconsin football team at a Florida resort owned by President Trump is providing new potential fodder for a lawsuit alleging that the president’s private business has put him in violation of the Constitution.<p>During a visit to Miami to play in last month’s …

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