Appreciate Eli for how he met major challenges

The debate whether Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback already has begun and will last for the next half-decade

AP source: Vikings' Paton withdraws from Browns…

Minnesota assistant general manager George Paton has withdrawn his candidacy for Cleveland's general manager vacancy, according to a person with knowledge of the decision

LSU's Orgeron agrees to new 6-year, $42 million…

LSU says coach Ed Orgeron has agreed to a new contract extension worth more than $7 million annually and which runs through the 2026 season

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Carr's late 3-pointer powers Minnesota past Ohio State 62-59

Marcus Carr hit a 3-pointer with three seconds left in the game and Minnesota beat struggling Ohio State 62-59

Herbert, other Senior Bowl players hope staying…

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert is among the top Senior Bowl prospects who opted to delay turning pro until after their senior seasons

AP Top 25 Podcast: What's next for NCAA's NIL policy?

The NCAA is trying to figure out how it can allow athletes to be compensated for their fame while still preserving its rules for amateurism

Ratings dip for NFL conference championship games

It's no secret, sports fans: if the games aren't as good, the ratings aren't as good

Role reversal: Pro Bowl provides chance for…

The Pro Bowl gives NFL players a chance to swap spots

AP Sports Digest

Ex-Mississippi State football player found dead…

Authorities say the death of a former Mississippi State football player whose body was found in an Alabama home Tuesday is being investigated as a homicide

Jalen Hurts eyes NFL, with 'boulder' not chip on…

Quarterback Jalen Hurts is trying to prove himself as a legitimate NFL prospect after leading two elite college programs. The Oklahoma and one-time Alabama star is auditioning for scouts, executives and coaches at the Senior Bowl all week

New Baylor coach Aranda sensed something special…

Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head football coach

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Tiano leads National to 30-20 win in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Chattanooga's Nick Tiano threw for 135 yards and a touchdown and was selected the MVP of the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl after leading the National squad to a 30-20 victory over the American team

LeMay's 2 TDs lead East over West 31-27 in Shrine…

Florida International’s James Morgan led two first-quarter scoring drives and Charlotte’s Benny LeMay rushed for two touchdowns to lead the East to a 31-27 victory in the East-West Shrine Bowl

Friday Sports in Brief

Update on the latest sports

Two-time ACC player of the year Etienne returning…

Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year Travis Etienne is returning to Clemson for his senior season

Trump welcomes LSU Tigers to White House

President Donald Trump has paid tribute to the Louisiana State University football team, college football's national champions

Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense…

The star power of President Donald Trump’s legal team just went up

Thursday Sports in Brief

AP Sports Digest

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LSU football team getting White House visit in…

President Donald Trump will welcome the Louisiana State University football team to the White House on Friday after the Tigers defeated Clemson on Monday night in the college playoff final

AP source: Baylor finalizing deal for LSU's…

A person familiar with the agreement says Baylor is finalizing a deal to hire LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new football coach