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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.

  • Mad as Hell

    Mad as Hell

    British historian Dominic Sandbrook takes an engaging look at the US in the 1970s, seeking for connections between an era of lagging American self-confidence and the rise of today's right wing.

  • Heisman Trophy: Top 10 winners who succeeded in pro football

    Heisman Trophy: Top 10 winners who succeeded in pro football

    The Heisman Trophy was awarded Saturday night to Auburn QB Cam Newton, as the most outstanding college football player in 2010. But a Heisman is not a guarantee of success in the NFL. Some of the 74 winners since 1935 didn't make the transition, some didn't live up to their potential due to injury. With help from heisman.com and nfl.com, we compiled a list of Heisman winners who went on to have the most success on the professional gridiron.

  • Heisman Trophy goes to ... a diverse group of winners and losers

    Heisman Trophy goes to ... a diverse group of winners and losers

    Heisman Trophy winners are not all headed for glory. Cam Newton of Auburn, as expected, won the 2010 Heisman Trophy, but he has been dogged by a recruitment controversy. Past winners of the honor have run an eclectic playbook of highs and lows.

  • 12 things I learned about pro football history

    Chapter & Verse 12 things I learned about pro football history

    I thought I knew a lot about pro football but "The Ones Who Hit the Hardest" was full of surprises.

  • Wimbledon: Venus Williams looking forward to tournament

    Wimbledon: Venus Williams looking forward to tournament

    Wimbledon: Venus Williams says she looks forward to Wimbledon next week. Venus Williams also has a book coming out.

  • Gallery NFL DRAFT: No. 1 draft picks that made the Pro Football Hall of Fame

    1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/05

    On Monday, a man walks on cracked mud caused by underground water that leaked to the surface during Sunday's 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexicali, Mexico.

  • Super Bowl coaches: friendly rivals and sticklers for detail

    Super Bowl coaches: friendly rivals and sticklers for detail

    Under Belichick, the Patriots are undefeated this season. With Coughlin, the Giants won a record 10 games on the road.