Saban touts Bama’s 3-0 finish as case for CFP

Alabama coach Nick Saban asked the College Football Playoff selection committee to ask how teams are playing at present and pointed to the Crimson Tide’s 3-0 finish as a reason why they should be in.

A 1st: Sitch leads men’s team to NCAA soccer title

Julianne Sitch became the first woman to coach a men’s soccer program to an NCAA national championship when she led the University of Chicago past Williams College 2-0 in the Division III title game on Saturday.

Marner nets 2, sets Maple Leafs record in OT loss

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a franchise record and extended the league’s longest active point streak to 19 games Saturday night with two goals in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Sources: QB Watson shows ‘progress’ in program

As part of the conditions that enabled Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson to be able to play Sunday, he has made what NFL and NFLPA experts have described as “signs of progress” during his mandatory treatment program, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.