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City in Ohio called 'Oregon' clarifying its allegiance before championship

The city will temporarily be known as "Oregon, Ohio: Buckeyes on the Bay, City of Duck Hunters."

Kentucky stays at No. 1 in AP Top 25

The undefeated Wildcats didn't play any games last week, but no other teams could put a stop to their fifth straight unanimous top ranking.

2 U.S. ski team prospects die in avalanche in Austria

Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps.

High schools compete in COMO Invite

Rock Bridge won the COMO Invite girls swimming event Saturday in Columbia. Hickman finished fifth out of 27 teams, and Battle came in 23rd.


Vanderbilt outlasts Yale in 2 overtimes

Damian Jones posted 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists to lead the Vanderbilt Commodores to a 79-74 win against Yale in front of a season-high crowd of 10,103 at Memorial Gym.

Auburn men's basketball fends off North Alabama

KT Harrell tied a season-high with 25 points and Cinmeon Bowers chipped in 20 points and 11 rebounds as Auburn staved off North Alabama 82-61 on Saturday.

UConn men rally from 13 down, beats Florida

Ryan Boatright scored 14 points, Rodney Purvis hit three 3-pointers in the second half and defending national champion Connecticut rallied to beat Florida 63-59 on Saturday for the third time in the last 13 months.

Column: College playoff exceeds all expectations

The two semifinal games produced record TV ratings, packed stadiums, plenty of social media chatter and a bit of controversy. There's no reason to think Oregon and Ohio State won't give us another thrilling contest to finish off a memorable season when the national championship is decided Jan. 12 at Arlington, Texas.

South Carolina knocks off No. 9 Iowa State

Sindarius Thornwell scored five of his 13 points in the final two minutes and came up with a key turnover in the final seconds in South Carolina's 64-60 victory over No. 9 Iowa State on Saturday night.

Florida rides big plays to win over East Carolina

Florida quarterback Treon Harris threw an 86-yard scoring pass to mostly unheralded receiver Ahmad Fulwood, and Vernon Hargreaves III intercepted a pass in the end zone late to preserve Florida's 28-20 victory over East Carolina on Saturday in the Birmingham Bowl.

Sweet as Sugar: Buckeyes upset Alabama 42-35

Ohio State advances to play Oregon in the national championship game on Jan. 12.


Oregon crushes Florida State 59-20 in the Rose Bowl

The Ducks advance to the College Football Playoff's championship game.

Muschamp gets close look in Auburn's loss to Wisconsin

Melvin Gordon ran for an Outback Bowl-record 251 yards and three touchdowns, and Rafael Gaglianone kicked a 25-yard field goal in overtime to give the 18th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers a 34-31 victory over the No. 19 Auburn Tigers on Thursday.

No. 7 Michigan State surges past No. 4 Baylor in Cotton Bowl

Michigan State scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter on New Year's Day to beat playoff-snubbed and No. 4 Baylor 42-41 in the highest-scoring Cotton Bowl ever.

Playoff fans make travel gambles in picking postseason trips

Fans must weigh costs of travel — and the possibility that their team might not win on New Year's Day.

No. 6 TCU crushes No. 9 Ole Miss, 42-3 in Peach

Playing like a team motivated by the playoff snub, TCU rode three touchdown passes from Trevone Boykin and a dominant defense to a 42-3 rout of No. 9 Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl on Wednesday.

Boise State beats Arizona 38-30 in Fiesta Bowl

No Fiesta Bowl with Boise State would be complete without a Statue of Liberty play, so the Broncos did that, too.

Ducks, Seminoles ready for Rose Bowl like no other

The Seminoles bring in a 29-game winning streak and last year's Heisman winner, Jameis Winston, into its second straight trip to the Rose Bowl. The Ducks are led by this year's Heisman winner, Marcus Mariota, and are in search of their first national championship.

Urban Meyer's goal of SEC North gets tested in New Orleans

Ohio State has never beaten an SEC team in a bowl. At least not officially. The Buckeyes are 0-10, having vacated a victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl because of NCAA violations.

Big 12 can back up claim as top basketball league

The Big 12 is on track to win at least 80 percent of its non-conference games for the first time in league history, and there was a two-week stretch earlier in December when its teams won 28 consecutive games.