PLAYOFF RANKINGS: Ohio St up; Michigan, Clemson still top 4

Ohio State moved into second in the College Football Playoff rankings behind Alabama, with Michigan and Clemson still in the top four after losing for the first time this season.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

In Mexico, football _or "futbol americano"_is a passion

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dressed in their classic silver and black uniforms, the Raiders players huddle before kickoff. After words of encouragement and a prayer, the teenagers finish with head butts, shoulder slaps and a battle cry: "Uno, dos, tres... vamos!"

  • Written by CARLOS RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press