Philadelphia, Pa. — Each began the season leading his FCS team to an impressive victory over FBS competition.
Subscribe to National RSS feed
The cold months of November and December separate NFL contenders from the wannabes.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers might unveil a new-look offense Sunday against the visiting St. Louis Rams, the first of three NFC West foes they’ll face this month. Wideout Michael Crabtree is expected to make his season debut after recovering from a right Achilles tear in May.
Golden Boy Promotions and Showtime Sports have plans to close out 2013 in style.
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants added the final piece to their projected 2014 rotation Friday, agreeing to terms with pitcher Ryan Vogelsong on a one-year contract.
SEATTLE — While Washington State athletic director Bill Moos hinted broadly Monday that the Cougars will play in a bowl game this season, a Sun Bowl official said Washington will be under serious consideration for that game if it beats WSU in Friday’s Apple Cup.
RENTON — Pete Carroll had no answers. No good ones, anyway.
MAUI, Hawaii — Sam Dower had 19 points and six rebounds, while Kevin Pangos added 18 points and seven assists as No. 11 Gonzaga routed Chaminade, 113-81, in the consolation bracket of the Maui Invitational.
Seattle Sounders FC will begin its Major League Soccer season at home for the sixth consecutive year, this time March 8 at CenturyLink Field against MLS Cup finalist Sporting Kansas City.
Bill Moos read each email, as he says he always has, and replied to them all with the same, supportive theme.
Landover , Md. — Forget about winning the NFC West, the San Francisco 49ers are just hoping to stay in the playoff hunt.
SEATTLE — After two separate stints, which totaled 28 years of service, Chuck Armstrong stepped down as Seattle Mariners President and Chief Operating Officer in a somewhat surprising announcement on Monday afternoon.
SEATTLE — Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond was suspended four games for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, adding to Seattle’s challenge against New Orleans, the second-ranked passing offense in the NFL, next Monday.
FOXBORO, Mass. — Stephen Gostkowski drilled a 31-yard field goal with 1:56 left in overtime, capping the largest comeback in Patriots history and lifting New England to a 34-31 decision over the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Gillette Stadium.
If the first auto race began the moment the second car was built, then the argument about who’s an athlete must have popped up when the second sport was contested.