Clemson's Deshaun Watson making case in Heisman race

...back, Clemson's Deshaun Watson is making a late push to keep the Heisman Trophy in a quarterback's hands.The best player on the nation's No. 1 team is just now starting to emerge as a serious Heisman contender. The sophomore is chasing...

Deshaun Watson leads way for No. 1 Clemson

...everybody by 50 points, but that's la-la land," Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said. "This is football. Everybody has good players and good coaches. We made some mistakes."Leading 31-17 at halftime, Clemson failed to score in the third quarter...

Augusta University men's basketball coach Dip Metress returns with young squad

...three-point range, connecting on 56 of 117 attempts. Through two seasons, he has 934 career points. "He's our best player. He's our best communicator," Metress said. "He's a special talent, a special kid."Metress, who holds...

UConn women's star Breanna Stewart is unanimous presesaon All-American twice

...It's unreal," Davis said of being one of the five best players in the preseason. "You have dreams growing up of playing...imagine that someday you'd say I was one of the five best players in the country? It's a blessing that I can be named...

Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer begins farewell tour vs. Georgia Tech

...three games. If nothing else, he'll get a jump on next season."It's a good class, well balanced with some good players," the coach said. "Unfortunately, we've had to play a bunch of them too soon."

Laney basketball seniors sign to play Division I in basketball

...I was little, I used to dream about dunking in a college arena."The rising seniors should be among the area's best players for the upcoming high school basketball season. As juniors, the Wildcats went 29-2 and reached the Class AAA state...

A guide to the 2015-16 college hoops season

...Bulldogs, but already has successful turnarounds at Pittsburgh and UCLA on his resume.CHRIS MULLIN, ST. JOHN'S: Best player in school history tries to get the program back on track.AVERY JOHNSON, ALABAMA: Former NBA point guard and coach...

Michaux: ACC torch has been passed to Clemson

...100-yard rushing game while throwing for 297 more."He showed why he's the best quarterback in the country ? maybe the best player in the country," Swinney said.The defense was even more impressive, limiting Cook to only 44 yards after halftime...

Grading the Gamecocks

...Gamecocks will be hard-pressed to match Clemson's offensive firepower.Elliott said in his postseason comments that, bottom line, the Gamecocks need more talent."We've got good players," he said. "We need great players."

Florida State receivers are catching on at the right time

...back," Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware said. "Even if they play Maguire, they'd be fine. He's obviously a good player. He beat us last year. They're pretty even with what they do."