Gruden: 'Clock's ticking' on struggling RG III
Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden delivered some of his most pointed comments yet about Robert Griffin III, telling NFL.com earlier this week that it's time for the third-year quarterback to elevate his play.
Seahawks stifle Cardinals, stay in West race
Russell Wilson found backup tight end Cooper Helfet for a 20-yard catch-and-run touchdown late in the third quarter, Steven Hauschka kicked four field goals and the Seahawks handed the Cardinals their second loss of the season, 19-3 on Sunday.
Florida State, Alabama remain 1-2 in AP poll
Florida State is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll, followed by Alabama, Oregon and Mississippi State. The top four teams were unchanged for the first time since late September.
Niners squeak by Redskins on Hyde's late TD
Carlos Hyde ran for a go-ahead, 4-yard touchdown with 2:59 remaining, and the San Francisco 49ers squeaked by the lowly Washington Redskins with a 17-13 win Sunday that kept them in the thick of the playoff chase.
ACC rules Winston's ref bump 'insignificant'
The contact between Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and an official in Saturday's Boston College game was "incidental and insignificant" and did not warrant an unsportsmanlike penalty, said the ACC's coordinator of officials.
Jets-Bills tickets won't bring a profit online
Opportunists looking to make a buck off Jets-Bills tickets obtained for free are going to have a harder time than they thought, now that online ticket vendors have decided not to allow sales, Darren Rovell writes.
Hoyer shakes off INTs, rallies Browns to win
Brian Hoyer shook off three interceptions, leading the Cleveland Browns down the field in the final minute to set up Billy Cundiff's 37-yard field goal as time expired for a 26-24 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Hamilton snares F1 title with Abu Dhabi win
British driver Lewis Hamilton clinched his second Formula One title in style with victory at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, with title rival Nico Rosberg drifting out of contention after failing to recover from a poor start.
First for Federer as Swiss win Davis Cup
Roger Federer defeated Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first reverse singles match Sunday as Switzerland won the Davis Cup final against France by taking an unassailable 3-1 lead.
Zimmer thinks Peterson will return to Vikes
Though Adrian Peterson has said that a fresh start with a new team might be beneficial, coach Mike Zimmer told ESPN.com that he believes the star running back will return to the Minnesota Vikings when he's reinstated.
Winston says contact with ref unintentional
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and quarterback Jameis Winston said there was nothing malicious about the contact between Winston and an official in the third quarter of the Seminoles' 20-17 win against Boston College.