AJ McCarron gets 1st start, Bengals try to clinch vs 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — AJ McCarron remembers most of the things about his first college start at Alabama in 2011, especially his two interceptions in a 48-7 win over Kent State.

First starts are unforgettable.

  • Written by JOE KAY, AP Sports Writers, JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writers

Mount Union wins record 12th football title

SALEM, Va. (AP) — Mount Union is back on top of Division III football, and coach Vince Kehres finally has one of his own.

  • Written by HANK KURZ Jr., Associated Press

Steelers-Bengals game produces $118,649 in fines

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL fined five players from the Steelers-Bengals game last weekend a total of $118,649. Cincinnati linebacker Vontaze Burfict was fined $69,454 for three separate infractions.


Former No 1 pick Bush has minor deal with Texas after prison

Former No. 1 overall draft pick Matt Bush agreed on a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers after spending 3 1/2 years in prison for a drunken driving accident in Florida that seriously injured a man.

  • Written by STEPHEN HAWKINS, AP Sports Writer