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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

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  • College football’s Heisman Trophy: from Berwanger to Manziel

    On the evening of Dec. 14, the 79th annual Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation will be telecast live by ESPN. As the usual suspense builds about who will be named this season’s best college player, here are some fun facts to throw into your water cooler Heisman conversations.

  • Grand Theft Auto and the biggest moments in video game history

    Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA V) made headlines as the biggest video game release of all time, selling more than $1 billion worth of copies in three days. But GTA V didn't get to this landmark moment by itself. Find out more moments that changed the course of video game history in this list, from most recent to the beginning of (video game) time.

  • O.J. Simpson expresses regret, waits for Nev. parole decision

    O.J. Simpson: Parole Commissioner Susan Jackson and hearing representative Robin Bates were to make their confidential recommendation to the full parole board, and a final decision is expected next week.

  • Alex Smith to Chiefs. What happens to Matt Cassel?

    The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to acquire Alex Smith from the San Francisco 49ers. Will former Chiefs QB Matt Cassel go to the Arizona Cardinals?

  • The real winner among Super Bowl ads? Twitter.

    Super Bowl Sunday was a big night for Twitter, as it received more commercials mentions than any other social media site. Twitter also received a high volume of tweets from people following the game and commercial breaks, generating 24.1 million tweets.

  • Stir It Up! Super Bowl recipe: Black gold 49ers cookies

    If you are rooting for San Francisco, celebrate the Super Bowl with these rich, gooey cookies. Fold chocolate chips and Milky Way caramels into the batter to make them 'black and gold.' 

  • Super Bowl XLVII: 18 pregame facts on Ravens and 49ers

    Here are some fast facts on Super Bowl XLVII, the NFL's championship game set for this Sunday evening.

  • 49ers' Kaepernick surpasses Montana, Young. A Week 11 NFL quiz

    The revered legacies of San Francisco quarterbacking greats Joe Montana and Steve Young had to stand down Monday night, as benchwarmer Colin Kaepernick turned in a better first game as a starter than either of the Hall of Famers. Forced into service by an injury to starter Alex Smith, Kaepernick helped bury the Bears, who were without injured QB Jay Cutler, by completing more passes (16 of 23) and throwing for more yards (243) and  more touchdowns (2) than either Montana or Young did in their debuts as San Francisco starters. The result: a 32-7 win. To test your knowledge of Week 11 NFL developments, take this 12-question quiz.

  • Torrey Smith relies on Ravens to handle grief, defeat Patriots (+video)

    Torrey Smith was a key factor in the Baltimore Ravens 31-30 victory over the New England Patriots. Smith turned to his Raven teammates Sunday after his brother died in a motorcycle accident. "I gave him a psalm," teammate Ed Reed said.

  • Super Bowl XLVI: Patriots and Giants cap off clamorous NFL campaign

    The biggest game in the 2011 NFL season almost didn't happen, due to a players lockout by owners over the summer. Now, it's time to crown a champion.