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Floyd Little poses with his bust after enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010 at Canton, Ohio. Little, the Hall of Fame running back who starred at Syracuse and for the Denver Broncos, has died at age 78. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said he died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

Syracuse, Broncos great Floyd Little dies at 78

Floyd Little poses with his bust after enshrinement in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010 at Canton, Ohio. Little, the Hall of Fame running back who starred at Syracuse and for the Denver Broncos, has died at age 78. The Pro Football Hall of Fame said he died Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

January 2, 2021, 2:06pm National Sports

Floyd Little, the great running back who starred at Syracuse and for the Denver Broncos, has died. He was 78. Read story

Ohio State tight end Jeremy Ruckert, left, celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Justin Fields during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Clemson Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans.

No. 3 Ohio State routs No. 2 Clemson 49-28 in Sugar Bowl

Ohio State tight end Jeremy Ruckert, left, celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Justin Fields during the first half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game against Clemson Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans.

January 1, 2021, 9:27pm College

Justin Fields threw six touchdown passes to outshine Trevor Lawrence and No. 3 Ohio State avenged last season’s painful College Football Playoff loss to Clemson with a 49-28 victory in the Sugar Bowl semifinal Saturday night. Read story

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown as Notre Dame cornerback Nick McCloud, right, defends in the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

No. 1 Alabama beats Notre Dame 31-14 in Rose Bowl

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown as Notre Dame cornerback Nick McCloud, right, defends in the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

January 1, 2021, 5:12pm College

DeVonta Smith caught three of fellow Heisman Trophy finalist Mac Jones' four touchdown passes, Najee Harris ran for 125 yards with a high-hurdling highlight and top-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Notre Dame 31-14 in the relocated Rose Bowl game Friday to reach its fifth CFP title game. Read story

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry shoots as players warm up for the team's NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in New York.

Shooting star: Curry makes 105 straight 3s post-practice

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry shoots as players warm up for the team's NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in New York.

December 26, 2020, 6:18pm National Sports

Marveling once again, Stephen Curry made 105 straight 3-pointers from the same baseline spot to finish practice Saturday leading into Golden State’s game Sunday game at Chicago. Read story

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James was announced Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, as the winner of The Associated Press' Male Athlete of the Year award for a record-tying fourth time. (AP Photo/Mark J.

LeBron James wins AP Male Athlete of Year award

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James was announced Saturday, Dec. 26, 2020, as the winner of The Associated Press' Male Athlete of the Year award for a record-tying fourth time. (AP Photo/Mark J.

December 26, 2020, 2:07pm National Sports

LeBron James was announced Saturday as the winner of The Associated Press’ Male Athlete of the Year award for a record-tying fourth time. Read story

The National Hockey League and players reached a tentative deal Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, to hold a 56-game season in 2021, pending the approval of each side's executive board and Canadian health officials.

NHL, players reach tentative deal for 56-game season

The National Hockey League and players reached a tentative deal Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, to hold a 56-game season in 2021, pending the approval of each side's executive board and Canadian health officials.

December 18, 2020, 6:19pm National Sports

The National Hockey League and players reached a tentative deal Friday to hold a 56-game season in 2021, pending the approval of each side’s executive board and Canadian health officials. Read story

Ron Francis talks to reporters in Seattle, after he was introduced as the first general manager for the Seattle Kracken in 2019.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

GM Francis building toward inaugural Kraken season from afar

Ron Francis talks to reporters in Seattle, after he was introduced as the first general manager for the Seattle Kracken in 2019.  (AP Photo/Ted S.

December 17, 2020, 5:24pm National Sports

In one corner of the second floor at the Seattle Kraken’s future training center sits the office of the general manager, complete with a view of the primary practice rink below. Read story

FILE - In this June 1, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, of New Jersey, waves before speaking during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco.  Booker has dropped out of the presidential race after failing to qualify for the December primary debate.

Booker, Democratic lawmakers introduce NCAA reform bill

FILE - In this June 1, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, of New Jersey, waves before speaking during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco.  Booker has dropped out of the presidential race after failing to qualify for the December primary debate.

December 17, 2020, 4:02pm College

A bill introduced Thursday by four Democratic lawmakers would grant college athletes sweeping rights to compensation, including a share of the revenue generated by their sports, and create a federal commission to oversee college athletics. Read story

Army quarterback Tyhier Tyler celebrates after defeating Navy in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y.

Army beats Navy 15-0 at Michie Stadium

Army quarterback Tyhier Tyler celebrates after defeating Navy in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in West Point, N.Y.

December 12, 2020, 4:04pm College

Tyhier Tyler scored on a 4-yard run early in the fourth quarter, the Army defense stoned Navy with a goal-line stand in the third, and the Black Knights beat their archrival 15-0 on Saturday at fog-shrouded Michie Stadium. Read story

This still image from a Zoom call provided by the New York Mets shows Mets baseball player Trevor May speaking Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Steven Cohen's purchase of the Mets is the reason Trevor May decided to take a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets.

Kelso High grad Trevor May cites Cohen for joining Mets

This still image from a Zoom call provided by the New York Mets shows Mets baseball player Trevor May speaking Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Steven Cohen's purchase of the Mets is the reason Trevor May decided to take a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets.

December 3, 2020, 2:38pm National Sports

Steven Cohen already is on track for a higher owner WAR than the Wilpons, his purchase the reason Trevor May decided to take a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets. Read story