— The BCS National Championship will be the seventh meeting between the two national powerhouse teams.
La Russa, Cox and Torre built Hall of Fame careers on leadership
Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre are among the most successful managers ever to coach in major league baseball. Appreciating their careers - and their election this week to baseball's Hall of Fame - is as much as a study in leadership style as baseball stats.
Viral video: Auburn fan's Christmas light show features Iron Bowl radio call
Auburn fan Robert Burton of Fayetteville, Ga., went all out to combine his holiday decorating with a celebration of the Tigers’ Iron Bowl win over Alabama. His Christmas light display includes a radio call of the final play in one of college football's most dramatic finishes.
Basketball team, small town struggle with defeat
"Medora" isn't just another hard-luck tale about a dying small town and its high school basketball team. The documentary depicts the struggles of a southern Indiana community through the voices of teenagers who face a range of tough choices.
Ellsbury is a businessman in the outfield
Outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury had to consider his short- and long-term future when he agreed to a $153 million, seven-year deal with the Yankees - even if it meant burning the fans back in Boston.
Jameis Winston investigation clouds Heisman voting
The person with the potential to be the biggest game changer in this year's Heisman Trophy selection is Willie Meggs, the state attorney in Florida, who will decide whether to pursue criminal charges against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.
VIDEO: Photographers fight following Broncos-Patriots
Following Sunday night's thrilling overtime game which saw the Patriots defeat the Broncos, star quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Tom Brady met at midfield for a quick handshake that was much more cordial than the interaction between two nearby photographers. See what happened.
VIDEO: 400-pound high school running back runs over opponents
Tipping the scales at 400 pounds, Tony Picard of White Swan High School in Yakima, Washington, racked up 576 yards and seven touchdowns this season.
Florida State inches closer to Alabama in Legends Poll
Unbeatens held onto the top four spots in the college football Legends Poll, as Stanford stumbled out of the Top 5 with a loss to USC.
Long gone basketball league leaves a costly legacy
The old American Basketball Association was a blend of huckersterism and entertainment that survives in scrapbook clippings, barroom debates and a very lucrative arrangement made by the owners of a long forgotten franchise.
VIDEO: Globetrotter escapes serious injury when backboard collapses
William Bullard, a player with the Harlem Globetrotters, narrowly escaped serious injury during a game in Honduras when the entire basketball hoop -- including the backboard and basket support -- came crashing down on him after an acrobatic dunk.
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