AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:33:03 -0500 Rivalry week will be last stand for some coaches Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:36:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/FBC-Things-To-Watch-Week-14/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBC-Things-To-Watch-Week-14 c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7032 Will Muschamp knows he will be coaching his last game for Florida this weekend. There are a few more coaches who will be doing the same thing without knowing it — at least for sure. Smith to start at QB for Jets vs. Dolphins on MNF Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:12:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/FBN-Jets-Smith-Starts/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN-Jets-Smith-Starts c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-6fcb NEW YORK (AP) — Geno Smith is getting another shot as the New York Jets' starting quarterback. No. 12 Villanova beats No. 19 Michigan 60-55 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:47:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/BKC--T25-Villanova-Michigan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKC--T25-Villanova-Michigan c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7113 NEW YORK (AP) — JayVaughn Pinkston ended some back-and-forth drama worthy of March with a bucket, a block and then a mad break — straight into the waiting arms of his Villanova teammates. No. 3 Arizona beats Kansas State 72-68 in Maui Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:46:06 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/BKC-T25-Kansas-St-Arizona/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKC-T25-Kansas-St-Arizona c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7256 LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Arizona came to Maui to face adversity. There was some back in the desert through the first four games, though most of that was self-inflicted. Bama, FSU, Oregon, Miss St hold playoff places Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:43:05 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/FBC-Playoff-Rankings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBC-Playoff-Rankings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7356 Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Mississippi State remained the top four teams in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday heading into a weekend when just about all the contenders are facing challenging rivals. NFL might not flex any Sunday night games in 2014 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:03:37 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/FBN--Scheduling.Science/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Scheduling.Science c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-701f NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since flexible scheduling came to "Sunday Night Football" in 2006, the NFL could go an entire season without needing it. The science of setting the NFL schedule Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:08:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/FBN--Scheduling.Science-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Scheduling.Science-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-701e The NFL runs dozens of computers for 24 hours a day for 12 weeks to evaluate its millions of possible schedule combinations. Each team's opponents are set at the end of the previous season based on records and the rotation of interdivision matchups. The puzzle is determining which week each game will be played, and which TV slot it will slide into. No. 1 Kentucky routs Texas-Arlington 92-44 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:58:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/BKC--T25-Texas-Arlington-Kentucky/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKC--T25-Texas-Arlington-Kentucky c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-72e5 LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari found much to like about the box score of yet another blowout win, taking particular satisfaction in his team's playing time. No. 15 San Diego St routs Pitt 74-57 in Maui Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:59:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/BKC--T25-Pittsburgh-San.Diego.St/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKC--T25-Pittsburgh-San.Diego.St c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7112 LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — San Diego State fought through a tight game and won in a runaway to open the Maui Invitational. Portis has 22 as No. 25 Arkansas wins 78-72 at SMU Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:12:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/BKC-T25-Arkansas-SMU/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKC-T25-Arkansas-SMU c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7255 DALLAS (AP) — Playing as a ranked team for the first time in seven years, No. 25 Arkansas established itself quickly against SMU. Maryland beats No. 13 Iowa St 72-63 in CBE Classic Wed, 26 Nov 2014 00:26:22 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/BKC--T25-Maryland-Iowa.State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKC--T25-Maryland-Iowa.State c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-716e KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mark Turgeon gathered his Maryland coaching staff in his hotel room the night before facing Iowa State, and the scouting report he got was so sobering that he offered a solution. Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:32:20 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/25/BBA-Red-Sox-Free-Agents/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBA-Red-Sox-Free-Agents c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7655 BOSTON (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar. Chiefs' Berry has support from all corners Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:59:33 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/25/FBN--Chiefs-Berry_s.Fight/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Chiefs-Berry_s.Fight c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-73c3 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wide receiver Jason Avant arrived in Kansas City a few days ago, a mid-season signing by the Chiefs. He was leaving his hotel Tuesday when a woman mustered up the courage to approach him. NFL, union discuss personal conduct policy Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:18:24 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/25/FBN--NFL-Union.Meeting/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--NFL-Union.Meeting c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7707 NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players' union chief DeMaurice Smith met Tuesday to discuss the league's personal conduct policy. Sherman, Baldwin dig at NFL in press conference Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:10:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2014/11/26/FBN-Seahawks-Sherman_s-Show/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN-Seahawks-Sherman_s-Show c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7371 RENTON, Wash. (AP) — With the help of a cardboard cutout, the Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin took digs at the NFL during a news conference on Tuesday after the league issued a $100,000 fine to teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media. Curry powers Warriors past Heat 114-97 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 23:41:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/BKN--Warriors-Heat/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Warriors-Heat c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7211 MIAMI (AP) — So much for Stephen Curry's mini-shooting slump. Pats are unanimous No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/25/FBN--Power.Rankings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Power.Rankings c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7481 NEW YORK (AP) — It's unanimous: Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are the top team in the NFL. Another ugly Jets loss in already ugly season Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:39:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/26/FBN--Jets-Another.Ugly.Loss/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Jets-Another.Ugly.Loss c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-733a NEW YORK (AP) — Pick an adjective, and it's likely the New York Jets used it to describe the lowest point in what had already become a lost season. Athletes' reaction on Twitter to Ferguson case Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:37:01 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/25/Ferguson-Athlete-Reaction/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_Ferguson-Athlete-Reaction c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7656 Some star athletes' reactions on Twitter to the grand jury's decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri: Bench pivotal part of Grizzlies' strong start Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:39:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2014/11/25/BKN--Deeper.Grizzlies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BKN--Deeper.Grizzlies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:-7520 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With the Los Angeles Clippers still hanging around in the fourth quarter, the Memphis Grizzlies' reserves put them away with a long-range barrage: Quincy Pondexter, Courtney Lee and Jon Leuer provided the knockout blow with a trifecta of 3-pointers.