• Ohio keeps NIU from clinching MAC West, wins 26-21

    DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Greg Windham and J.D. Sprague each threw a touchdown pass, Josiah Yazdani kicked four field goals and Ohio kept Northern Illinois from advancing to the Mid-American Conference title game with a 26-21 win on Tuesday night.

  • Johnson’s 3 TDs leads Bowling Green past Ball State 48-10

    MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Johnson threw for 236 yards and had three total touchdowns, Travis Greene ran for 97 yards and two scores, and Bowling Green beat Ball State 48-10 on Tuesday night.

  • Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler gets high-fives after scoring during the second half of NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Chicago. (Steve Lundy/Daily Herald via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT

    Manning’s absence extended as he’s fitted with walking boot

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning will miss at least the next two weeks after consulting with a foot specialist who put him in a walking boot.

  • Favre, Warner, Owens among hall semifinalists

    Brett Favre, Terrell Owens and Alan Faneca are semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility.

  • Arkansas’ Henry named a finalist for the John Mackey Award

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas tight end Hunter Henry has been named one of the three finalists for the John Mackey Award.

  • St. Louis Rams quarterback Case Keenum (17) drops to his knees after a fumble during the second half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Baltimore, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. The Baltimore Ravens recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Keenum not cleared but Rams hopeful about Wednesday

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams quarterback Case Keenum did not practice Tuesday while going through the NFL’s concussion protocol, and coach Jeff Fisher is hopeful he’ll be cleared Wednesday.

  • New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) runs after catching a pass in the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    With Amendola out, Brady could be hurting for targets

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is running out of receivers.

  • Florida head coach Jim McElwain, center, paces the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Atlantic, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, in Gainesville, Fla. Florida won in overtime 20-14. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

    No. 10 Florida’s formula for success is ugly, effective

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s winning formula is pretty simple these days: Make a few plays on offense and rely on one of the nation’s top defenses.

  • Steelers looking for West Coast success

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — David DeCastro majored in management sciences and engineering at Stanford, which according to the school’s website prepares students “to plan, design and implement complex economic and technological management systems.”

  • NCAA committee delays plan to fill bowls with losing teams

    The NCAA football oversight committee will wait until next week to complete a plan for matching sub-.500 teams with bowls if there are not enough bowl-eligible squads to fill 40 games.