Bengals' defense wants to outdo the Broncos' No. 1 unit

CINCINNATI (AP) — No. 1 in fewest yards passing allowed. No. 1 in fewest yards rushing allowed. Denver's top-ranked defense has been the best at pretty much everything, keeping the Broncos in contention for a lofty playoff seed.

Don't think they haven't noticed in Cincinnati.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer

San Diego State beats Cincinnati 42-7 in Hawaii Bowl

HONOLULU (AP) — San Diego State fullback Dakota Gordon does a lot more than just block for the Aztecs. He showed it in the Hawaii Bowl and ended up with the most valuable player award.

  • Written by KALANI TAKASE, Associated Press

Giants punter Brad Wing says Beckham was threatened Sunday


EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants punter Brad Wing says Odell Beckham Jr. was threatened by an unidentified bat-wielding man dressed in Carolina Panthers sweats during pre-game warmups Sunday.

  • Written by TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer