Florida State and Ohio State are in position to play in the BCS National Championship Game, though Auburn and Missouri are close enough behind in the Bowl Championship Series standings to put pressure on Ohio State.
The NFL is expected to hand down hefty punishment to coach Mike Tomlin and the Pittsburgh Steelers franchise for his unflagged sideline interference of Ravens kick returner Jacoby Jones on Thanksgiving, according to multiple reports.
This was the kind of passing clinic for which Peyton Manning has become famous.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says the players ejected from the Michigan game for fighting will not be suspended for the Big Ten championship game.
LAGUNA NIGEL, Calif. — One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is for sale in an online auction that runs from through Dec. 7.
TORONTO — Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford attended the NFL game between Buffalo and Atlanta, wearing a blue Bills jersey with the name and number of running back Fred Jackson.
NEW YORK — New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis broke his left hand against the New York Knicks, and the team says a timetable for his return is to be determined.
SYDNEY — Rory McIlroy birdied the 18th hole to beat Adam Scott at the Australian Open, winning for the first time in 2013 and denying Scott the Triple Crown of Australian golf.
BALTIMORE — For all of their shortcomings this season, the Baltimore Ravens are right in the middle of the playoff hunt.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — John Fox is returning to work Monday, less than a month after undergoing open-heart surgery, and he plans to coach the Denver Broncos in their game against the Tennessee Titans on Dec. 8.