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December 11, 2016 2:18 AM Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman Trophy

Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson has won the Heisman Trophy as college footbal’sl outstanding player. He is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles. At 19 years and 347 days, Jackson is the youngest Heisman winner. The sensational sophomore 57

December 10, 2016 11:59 PM ExxonMobil’s Rex Tillerson was a big booster of Common Core

Rex Tillerson, chairman and chief executive of ExxonMobil who is being reported as President-elect Donald Trump’s leading choice for secretary of state, was a prime mover of the Common Core State Standards Initiative in the business world. The Washington Post is reporting that Trump has decided to name Tillerson to the important post, though the nomination 61

December 10, 2016 10:37 PM President-elect Donald Trump attends 117th Army-Navy game

BALTIMORE -- Donald Trump was greeted with cheers upon his arrival at the annual Army-Navy game on Saturday, basking in the one of the nation's most storied football rivalries as he prepares to enter the White House. The future commander in chief, protected by panes of bulletproof glass, waved to the crowd and pumped his fist as he arrived during the first 37

December 10, 2016 5:37 PM Cincinnati hires Luke Fickell as head coach

The Cincinnati Bearcats have hired Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell as their next head coach, the school announced Saturday. Fickell and the school reached agreement on a six-year deal late Friday night, which is pending approval from Cincinnati's board of trustees during a special meeting Sunday. "It's with much pride and humility that I accept 43

December 10, 2016 3:14 AM Pew Research study shows 40% of Americans surveyed approve of Trump's Cabinet picks

President-elect Donald Trump has built up a head of steam in filling out his new Cabinet and choosing other top national security and domestic advisers. He boasts that he is making good on his campaign pledges to shake up the Washington establishment and “Make America Great Again.” But many Americans are highly uneasy with the Republican President-elect’s 68

December 10, 2016 3:04 AM The Latest: Trump Team dismisses report on Russian hacking

Donald Trump’s transition team is dismissing a report that the CIA believes Russia tried to intervene in the U.S. election because it wanted Trump to win. A Friday night statement released by the transition team notes that the CIA “are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.” U.S. intelligence officials have accused 73

December 10, 2016 2:34 AM Trump says blacks who stayed home were ‘almost as good’ as those who voted for him

President-elect Donald Trump claimed Friday night that African Americans came through for him “big league” in the November election and said those who stayed home were “almost as good" as those who voted for him. Trump’s comments came during a rally in Grand Rapids, Mich., the latest stop on an ongoing “thank you” tour of states where the Republican 53

December 10, 2016 1:45 AM Donald Trump Wants Michigan GOP Chairman to Lead National Party, Source Says

Ronna Romney McDaniel is niece of 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—President-elect Donald Trump is pushing for Ronna Romney McDaniel, the Michigan Republican party chairman, to head the Republican National Committee, according to a person familiar with the decision. The choice of Ms. McDaniel, the niece of 2012 Republican 35

December 10, 2016 12:32 AM J.J. Watt loses bet to Devon Still, transforms into Penn State fan

HOUSTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Former Wisconsin star J.J. Watt only knows Badgers red when it comes to his Big Ten support. But on Friday, he was literally the biggest Penn State Nittany Lions fan possible. Watt was splashed with blue and white after losing a bet to Houston Texans teammate Devon Still. Still attended Penn State, while Watt played for the Badgers 41

December 10, 2016 12:18 AM Ronna McDaniel Romney expected to be Trump's pick to run RNC

Ronna Romney McDaniel is expected to be President-elect Trump's selection for chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, according to two RNC sources with direct knowledge of the matter. Romney McDaniel, is the niece of 2012 nominee and Secretary of State shortlister Mitt Romney. Fox News reported last month that she was viewed as a potential consensus 46