- Who won the Ballon d'Or in 2021? Final results as Lionel Messi takes home 7th player of the year awardby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 10:37 AM
The 2021 Ballon d'Or awards were handed out in Paris and the Argentine superstar took home a record 7th honor.
- Why Lionel Messi's 2021 Ballon d'Or win was a snub of Robert Lewandowskiby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 10:33 AM
The world's media crowned Messi again, but in the process they snubbed the world's greatest forward.
- Jonas Valanciunas' record-breaking career-night propels Pelicans to comfortable win against Clippersby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 8:02 AM
The Lithuanian big man had a game for the ages, setting and breaking multiple records in the process, and helping the Pelicans to a comfortable 123-104 win over the Clippers.
- When are the College Football Playoff rankings released? Time, channel for fifth CFP selection show in 2021by Zac Al-Khateeb on November 30, 2021 at 6:57 AM
The penultimate College Football Playoff rankings will release on Tuesday night before the official rankings are unveiled on Sunday.
- College football bowl projections for championship week: Michigan, Notre Dame move in CFPby Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 6:42 AM
Sporting News makes its bowl projections heading into the final week of the college football season.
- Heisman Trophy watch: Updated odds, top candidates to win 2021 awardby Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 6:23 AM
The Heisman Trophy has six leading candidates heading into championship week. SN sizes up the race.
- Jalen Suggs injury update: Orlando Magic rookie sidelined for extended period with fractured thumbby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 6:22 AM
Suggs appeared to injure his thumb late in the fourth quarter against the 76ers and was later diagnosed with a fractured thumb.
- Trail Blazers struggling to find rhythm as dismal road performances continueby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 6:20 AM
The 129-107 loss to the Jazz slumps their road record to a dismal 1-10, the second-worst in the league with only the young and rebuilding Houston Rockets having a worse record (0-11).
- Seahawks vs. Washington final score, results: Washington wins third straight behind strong game from Antonio Gibsonby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 5:51 AM
Sporting News tracked live scoring updates and highlights from Seahawks vs. Washington on "Monday Night Football." Follow for complete results from the NFL Week 12 game.
- Ball brothers battle as Lonzo gets upper hand over LaMeloby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 5:43 AM
Lonzo and LaMelo Ball went toe-to-toe for the third time in the NBA, with Lonzo and the Chicago Bulls coming out on top in an entertaining battle with the Charlotte Hornets.
- Best Fantasy Week 13 Waiver Pickups: Alexander Mattison, Dontrell Hilliard among 'handcuff' RBs worth adding ahead of fantasy playoffsby Matt Lutovsky on November 30, 2021 at 5:17 AM
Alexander Mattison and Dontrell Hilliard are among the many "handcuff" RBs set for bigger roles going forward, and both will be among the top Week 13 fantasy waiver pickups and free agent adds.
- Why was Seahawks' onside kick recovery overturned vs. Washington? NFL rule, explainedby Zac Al-Khateeb on November 30, 2021 at 5:14 AM
The Seahawks appeared ready to attempt a go-ahead scoring drive. And then, they weren't.
- Fantasy Waiver Wire Week 13: Chuba Hubbard, Sony Michel among top free agent pickupsby Matt Lutovsky on November 30, 2021 at 5:13 AM
Chuba Hubbard and Sony Michel are added to the list of handcuff RBs who might be starting in the coming weeks. Both will be among the top Week 13 fantasy waiver wire pickups. See more potential free agent adds after waivers clear on Wednesday morning.
- NFL standings: Updated AFC, NFC playoff picture after Week 12 of 2021 seasonby Vinnie Iyer on November 30, 2021 at 4:45 AM
As the NFL's playoff picture begins to come into focus, here are the updated AFC and NFC standings after Week 12.
- Why is Brian Kelly leaving Notre Dame? LSU reportedly hiring Fighting Irish coach to SECby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 4:34 AM
Sources told The Athletic on Monday that LSU is making an "aggressive" push to hire Notre Dame's head coach Brian Kelly for next season.
- Brian Kelly can recruit like a champion at LSU, and he'll have to deliver a championshipby Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 4:21 AM
Brian Kelly did everything but win a national championship at Notre Dame. Now he's rolling the dice on getting one at LSU.
- Brian Kelly reportedly texts Notre Dame players about LSU news: 'My love for you is limitless'by Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 4:06 AM
A text message screenshot from Kelly to Notre Dame players was released, via The Athletic, where he apologized for not telling the team the news himself.
- NFL picks, predictions against spread Week 13: Bills stop Patriots; Chiefs slow Broncos; 49ers, Dolphins stay hotby Vinnie Iyer on November 30, 2021 at 4:00 AM
In our picks and predictions against the spread for Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season, the Bills regain control of the AFC East, the Chiefs assert their dominance and two of the NFL's hottest teams keep it up.
- NFL picks, predictions for Week 13: Ravens wreck Steelers; Bengals outduel Chargers; Lions upset Vikingsby Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 3:59 AM
In our picks and predictions straight up for Week 13 of the NFL season, the Patriots upset the Bills in a defensive MNF game and the Ravens take control of the AFC North.
- Where to find college football's next 'home run' coaching hireby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 3:50 AM
Where should ADs look to fill open Power 5 jobs? Oftentimes, the answer is already on campus.
- Brian Kelly 'ghosts' Notre Dame coaching staff, players following LSU newsby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 3:26 AM
Brian Kelly has reportedly not spoken to members of the Notre Dame coaching staff or players about his move to LSU.
- Oklahoma's Bob Stoops, Joe Castiglione surprised by Lincoln Riley's USC departure: 'No mention of unrest'by Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 3:03 AM
Stoops, Castiglione and Oklahoma president Joe Harroz all expressed surprise when Riley approached them Sunday to indicate he was leaving for USC.
- Nikola Jokic: How did the Nuggets superstar perform in his return from right wrist injury?by Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 3:00 AM
After missing the previous four games over a period of nine days, Nikola Jokic returned to the Nuggets lineup as the team began a monster seven-game road trip in Miami. For a return game, the reigning MVP stuffed the stat sheet with a near triple-double of 24 points, 15 rebounds and seven assists in just 33 minutes of action on an efficient 8-of-12 shooting from the field.
- Brian Kelly claimed he would never leave Notre Dame last week, now reportedly heading to LSUby Sporting News on November 30, 2021 at 2:42 AM
One week ago, Brian Kelly told The Athletic that he would never leave Notre Dame, unless a fairy godmother brought $250 million. Now, he reportedly is headed to LSU.
- Notre Dame's 4 best coaching candidates to replace Brian Kelly, starting with Luke Fickellby Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 2:31 AM
Notre Dame must replace longtime coach Brian Kelly, and Luke Fickell will be at the top of that list.
- Who is Billy Napier? Meet Florida's new head coach replacing Dan Mullenby Zac Al-Khateeb on November 30, 2021 at 1:42 AM
Florida has settled on Louisiana coach Billy Napier as its next coach. What to know about the coach announced as Dan Mullen's replacement.
- Lincoln Riley says talks with USC began after Oklahoma's loss in Bedlam: 'It was a little bit of a blur'by Zac Al-Khateeb on November 30, 2021 at 1:11 AM
Riley provided some insight to his jump from Oklahoma to USC.
- College football coaching carousel: Every FBS coaching change in 2021by Bill Bender on November 30, 2021 at 12:53 AM
SN looks at the coaching changes in the FBS in 2021. The latest is a shocker: TCU's Gary Patterson.
- Nikola Jokic injury update: Nuggets star to return vs. Miami Heatby Sporting News on November 29, 2021 at 11:35 PM
In 14 games, the reigning league MVP is averaging career-highs of 26.4 points and 13.6 rebounds while also dishing out 6.4 assists on career-high shooting efficiencies of 59.3 percent from the field and 41.0 percent from beyond the arc.
- Monday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 12 Seahawks-Washington Showdown tournamentsby Craig Williams on November 29, 2021 at 11:31 PM
The Seahawks and Washington are set to close out Week 12 on Monday Night Football. If you're putting together a DraftKings Showdown lineup, we have the picks, advice, and sleepers to help win your NFL DFS tournaments.