The end of the year is fast approaching, but for Polk teachers, January is more like the halfway point.
Matt LaFleur’s decision to have the team travel to the West Coast one day before Sunday’s crucial NFC showdown with the San Francisco 49ers said that having his team go to California on the Friday before its Nov. 3 game against the Los Angeles Chargers wasn’t the right call.
While certainly not perfect, Adrian Martinez showed progression against a stout Wisconsin defense Saturday. His coach agreed, and said the sophomore looked more like the quarterback the team expects.
By the time Saturday arrives, Nebraska will be without a win for six calendar weeks, prompting unwelcome memories of last season's 0-6 start.
Dedrick Mills was limited to just four carries in the second half of a loss to Wisconsin on Saturday, sending fans clamoring for answers as to why the Huskers didn't continue to roll with the hot hand. Turns out, several variables went into the decision.
Northern Iowa head coach Mark Farley gave the 9th-ranked Panthers the day off Sunday after a disappointing loss at South Dakota State. Today, UNI got back to work in preparation for Saturday's regular-season finale against Western Illinois.
The Cats could be down four linemen when they face the Utes, who happen to have the best defense in the Pac-12.
Scott Frost drew parallels between Nebraska and Maryland, both of which are struggling this season ahead of Saturday's clash. His message was clear: "We just need to win."
Winning eight of their last 10 games has opened the door for the Tigers to host the first and second round of the NCAA Tournament. Now, the question is: How can they do it?
After two .300 plus hitting performances and 85 total assists over the weekend, Missouri setter Andrea Fuentes was named SEC Co-Setter of the Week.
TUSCALOOSA — A beat-up and bruised Alabama took Monday off from its normal practice routine, which is not entirely uncommon the week prior its annual Iron Bowl week.
TUSCALOOSA — Alabama coach Nick Saban said Monday he was still hurting for injured Tua Tagovailoa two days after the quarterback suffered a season-ending hip injury against Mississippi State.
Yes, Mitch Trubisky was hurt. He suffered a right hip pointer in the second quarter of the Rams game Sunday night.
On the same night the Bears' decades-old search for a franchise quarterback to lead their offense took another very strange turn, there was at least a glimmer of light portending the possibility that the defense found one.
TUSCALOOSA — Optimism seems to surround Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, even as he was in a hospital bed this weekend awaiting a potential career-altering surgery Monday morning.
STATE COLLEGE — It was supposed to be Penn State’s strength this season, the stalwart that would carry it through the tough times, be the difference when things got sweaty.
NORMAL — The Illinois State football team's fifth win in its past six games — a 17-12 nailbiter over Missouri State — moved the Redbirds up in the American Football Coaches Association national FCS rankings announced Monday.
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Nebraska second-year head coach Scott Frost says he's here for the long haul. Granted, a lot of coaches in the world sing that tune. But with Frost, it's extremely difficult to doubt his sincerity in that regard.
LOS ANGELES — A feeling of finality was unmistakable in the bowels of L.A. Memorial Coliseum as the Bears filed out of the visitors locker room losers for the sixth time this season, 17-7 to the laughably sloppy Los Angeles Rams.
Several plays that helped shape the complexion of Nebraska’s 37-21 loss to Wisconsin on Saturday at Memorial Stadium can help illustrate the current status of the Husker offense.
The Missouri defense has kept the Tigers somewhat competitive recently even as the offense struggles. Jordan Elliott and Kobie Whiteside showed Saturday they're at the center of that defensive success.
LOS ANGELES — David Montgomery is active for the Bears against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday night after popping up on his first NFL injury report this week with an ankle injury he sustained Wednesday in practice.
Led by Kylie Deberg and Leketor Member-Meneh, Missouri extended its winning streak to four in its straight-set victory over South Carolina on Sunday.
LOGAN, Utah — Wyoming’s coaches and players like to preach the 24-hour rule — the designated time the Cowboys give themselves after a game to celebrate the win or lament the loss before turning their attention to their next opponent.
AUBURN — Gus Malzahn was “extremely proud” of Auburn’s fight Saturday at Jordan-Hare Stadium. That was the first thing the head coach said during his postgame news conference.
TUSCALOOSA — The questions began even before Tua Tagovailoa suffered a horrific and potentially career-altering right hip injury with about three minutes remaining in the first half of Saturday’s 38-7 win at Mississippi State.