Deshaun Watson guides Clemson to high-scoring ACC title win

The Sports Xchange ORLANDO, Fla. — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson accounted for five touchdowns as the third-ranked Tigers held off 23rd-ranked Virginia Tech.

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson accounted for five touchdowns as the third-ranked Tigers held off 23rd-ranked Virginia Tech.

Ira Miller: Penn State deserves spot in CFP

By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange INDIANAPOLIS — It’s right there, in bold type, on the College Football Playoff website.

By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange
INDIANAPOLIS — It’s right there, in bold type, on the College Football Playoff website.

No. 1 Alabama wins SEC with rout of Florida

By Guy Curtright, The Sports Xchange Alabama won the national championship in 2009, the last time it followed an unbeaten regular season with a victory over Florida in the SEC Championship.

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Alabama won the national championship in 2009, the last time it followed an unbeaten regular season with a victory over Florida in the SEC Championship.

Texas approves $28.75 million pact for Tom Herman

The Sports Xchange The Texas Board of Regents on Saturday approved a five-year, $28.75-million contract for new Longhorns head coach Tom Herman.

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The Texas Board of Regents on Saturday approved a five-year, $28.75-million contract for new Longhorns head coach Tom Herman.

Carlos Beltran agrees to one-year deal with Houston Astros

The Sports Xchange The Houston Astros and free agent Carlos Beltran reportedly have agreed to a one-year deal worth $16 million.

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The Houston Astros and free agent Carlos Beltran reportedly have agreed to a one-year deal worth $16 million.

New England Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski placed on injured reserve

The Sports Xchange Tight end Rob Gronkowski’s season is over after the New England Patriots placed him on injured reserve Saturday.

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Tight end Rob Gronkowski’s season is over after the New England Patriots placed him on injured reserve Saturday.

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield to return for senior year

The Sports Xchange First, quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns as Oklahoma blew out Oklahoma State.

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First, quarterback Baker Mayfield threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns as Oklahoma blew out Oklahoma State.

Houston Texans DE Jadeveon Clowney ruled out vs. Green Bay Packers

The Sports Xchange Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will not travel with the team when it heads to Green Bay to play the Packers on Sunday.

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Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney will not travel with the team when it heads to Green Bay to play the Packers on Sunday.