Heisman Trophy

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2014, file photo, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throws a pass against the New York Jets during the first quarter of an NFL football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

Luck doesn’t fit the mold of the typical NFL star

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck has always tried to deflect the spotlight. As a highly recruited high school quarterback in Houston and as a Heisman finalist at Stanford, he was often the reluctant center of […]

09/05/2014

Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill (7) looks to pass against South Carolina during the first half of an NCAA college football game on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)

Manziel willing to share nickname with A&M’s Hill

CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ready to hand off his nickname. Or at least share it. After Texas A&M sophomore quarterback Kenny Hill shredded No. 9 South Carolina for 511 yards passing on Thursday, breaking […]

08/29/2014

Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow joins SEC Network, still pursuing NFL

ATLANTA (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow has been hired as a college football analyst for the new SEC Network in a return to his Florida glory days, but he still hopes to play […]

12/30/2013

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron (10) looks for a receiver as Auburn defensive end Dee Ford (30) pressures during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Auburn, Ala., Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Alabama’s McCarron keeps pledge with Heisman trip

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — AJ McCarron finally gets to see New York. The Alabama quarterback made a pact with himself that he wouldn’t go to the Big Apple before he could foot the bill unless […]

12/11/2013

Southern California running back Justin Davis, left, scores past Boston College defensive back Dominique Williams during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. USC won 35-7. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

USC’s Kiffin very wary of Utah State, QB Keeton

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time Southern California coach Lane Kiffin was done talking this week, the Trojans and their fans were certain Utah State is a BCS title contender and quarterback Chuckie Keeton […]

09/20/2013

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) scrambles for yards during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday,  Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Johnny Football and A&M prepare for Sam Houston

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Johnny Manziel only played the second half of No. 7 Texas A&M’s season-opener after serving a suspension for what the school called an “inadvertent” violation of NCAA rules involving signing […]

09/06/2013

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel (2) scrambles for yards during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Rice, Saturday,  Aug. 31, 2013, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Manziel throws 3 TDs to lead A&M over Rice 52-31

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s day began late because of the NCAA and ended early because of his mouth. In between he looked like Johnny Football at his best. After serving his first-half […]

08/31/2013

Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M University quarterback, with his 2012 Heisman Trophy. (AP Photo)

Johnny Football back for Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel is back on the field and back to his brash ways for No. 7 Texas A&M after serving a suspension in the first half against […]

08/31/2013

Bret Lewis

Why I don’t bet on sports

Let’s just jump in the DeLorean Time Machine and go back a couple of months. It’s early September 2012. It’s not a question of whether the Lakers will win the NBA Championship, but will this collection of All Stars be hailed as the greatest team ever.

04/29/2013

Manti Te'o

Te’o tells Couric he briefly lied about girlfriend

NEW YORK (AP) — Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn’t exist, while maintaining that he had no part in creating the hoax.

01/23/2013

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