Sunday, January 21, 2018

What matters more than a good QB in these playoffs? A...

Still think that all a team needs to succeed in the modern game is an elite QB? Go ahead and take a close look at Sunday’s matchups for the conference championship games.

Robert Yates posthumously inducted into NASCAR Hall of Fame

Although he lost his battle with liver cancer five months after he was voted into the Hall, Yates was able to write his own acceptance speech for Friday night’s ceremony. It was read by Dale Jarrett, a Hall of Famer who won the 1999 championship driving for Yates.

Amid misbehavior everywhere, NBA may need to flex its muscle

Players are upset with referees, and that airing of grievances will be aired officially in meetings with the league at All-Star weekend.

Episode 37: Super Bowl destination Minneapolis: Bold North

Minneapolis is the Super Bowl host city this year and locals are hoping visitors will embrace the Bold North with winter sports, a winter carnival and other cold weather activities.

Danica Patrick finds love away from track with Aaron Rodgers

Danica Patrick’s heart is racing for Aaron Rodgers.

COLUMN: What’s the worst sports city in America?

It was a question that came up again this week when Atlanta played host to Georgia’s overtime loss to Alabama in the national championship game , complete with the squandering of a double-digit lead. Is this the worst sports city in America ?

Serena Williams says she had health scare after baby’s birth

Serena Williams tells Vogue that she dealt with a medical scare right after the birth of her daughter.

On to 2018: College football story lines for next season

While the Crimson Tide celebrates, it’s on to 2018 for the rest of college football. Here are some of the numerous story lines to follow next season:

Alabama leads nation in total defense for 2nd straight year

Alabama’s latest national championship season came with another set of impressive defensive statistics.

UCF celebrates self-proclaimed national title at Disney

Unbeaten UCF celebrated its self-proclaimed national championship with a parade at Disney World on the eve of the College Football Playoff final.