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In this March 2, 2017 photo, Akai Alston, bottom, a community outreach worker at U-TURNS, prepares to lead a group therapy session with young people in the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood of Baltimore. Alston is one of three outreach workers at U-Turns, a fledgling initiative with the goal of providing an alternative to the streets to teenagers and young adults in west Baltimore. "When we were coming up we didn't have role models," Alston said. "That's the different between us and them: We're giving them options." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
December 03, 2017 - 9:00 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHO INSISTS FBI IS 'IN TATTERS' President Trump attacks the bureau's credibility, following revelations an FBI agent who sent anti-Trump text messages was removed from the team investigating...
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Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) throws as Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker Chandler Jones (55) pursues during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
December 03, 2017 - 8:59 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — For the first time in 14 years, the Rams will have a winning season. And maybe much more. Jared Goff passed for two touchdowns, Los Angeles took advantage of two early interceptions thrown by Blaine Gabbert, and the Rams solidified their grip on first place in the NFC West...
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New Mexico State wide receiver Izaiah Lottie (10) celebrates the team's 22-17 victory over South Alabama in an NCAA college football game in Las Cruces, N.M., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
December 03, 2017 - 8:28 pm
Excuse Florida State if its celebration for setting a record for consecutive bowl appearances is a bit muted. No one in Tallahassee is happy about the way this season turned out, not with the Seminoles' hopes for making the College Football Playoff dashed by October, coach Jimbo Fisher bolting last...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, Alabama tight end Hale Hentges, left, celebrates with Irv Smith Jr. after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mercer, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1, 2018, in the Sugar Bowl. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 03, 2017 - 8:13 pm
Back in January 2012, the day after Alabama beat LSU in the BCS championship game, the commissioners of the FBS conferences gathered in New Orleans to discuss the future of the college football postseason. There had already been movement toward tearing up the unpopular Bowl Championship Series, but...
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New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41) breaks loose from Carolina Panthers free safety Kurt Coleman (20) on a touchdown carry in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
December 03, 2017 - 7:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rookie sensation Alvin Kamara scored two tackle-shedding touchdowns, New Orleans took advantage of a pair of Carolina special teams gaffes, and the Saints reclaimed sole possession of first place in the NFC South with a 31-21 victory over the Panthers on Sunday. Mark Ingram...
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Los Angeles Chargers free safety Adrian Phillips celebrates his interception against the Cleveland Browns during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
December 03, 2017 - 7:46 pm
The Latest on the 13th Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): ___ 7:30 p.m. All of a sudden, there's a three-way tie atop the AFC West: The Los Angeles Chargers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs are each 6-6. The Chargers picked up a 19-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns —...
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December 03, 2017 - 7:02 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington has moved quickly to fill its opening for offensive coordinator, hiring Bush Hamdan, the quarterbacks coach for the Atlanta Falcons. Washington announced the hiring Sunday, though Hamdan won't take over his new role until the NFL season is over. He replaces Jonathan Smith...
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New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown, right, reacts after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
December 03, 2017 - 6:00 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Brutal start, wild finish and quite an impressive victory for the New York Jets. As for Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs, this one surely stings. Josh McCown scored on a 1-yard quarterback sneak with 2:15 left , and the Jets bounced back from an early deficit Sunday...
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December 03, 2017 - 5:54 pm
Duke (6-6, ACC) vs. Northern Illinois (8-4, Mid-American), Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m. EST (ESPN). LOCATION: Detroit TOP PLAYERS Duke: Sophomore QB Daniel Jones has thrown for 2,439 yards and 12 TDs and rushed for an additional six scores. Northern Illinois: DE Sutton Smith has been named one of five...
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New Nebraska head NCAA college football coach Scott Frost speaks during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb., Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. Frost is returning to Nebraska after orchestrating a stunning two-year turnaround at Central Florida. The native son quarterbacked the Cornhuskers to a share of the national championship 20 years ago. His hiring has been long anticipated by fans clamoring for the program to return to the so-called Nebraska Way. That culture yielded unprecedented success from the 1960s to 1990s under Hall of Fame coaches Bob Devaney and Tom Osborne. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
December 03, 2017 - 5:52 pm
Call this the Distraction Bowl. The Peach Bowl features one coach in Central Florida's Scott Frost who's determined his future is already elsewhere against another in Auburn's Gus Malzahn who's facing questions about whether he'll remain with the Tigers. The undefeated, 10th-ranked Knights (12-0,...
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