Washington battles Colorado for Pac-12 championship


(AP) A victory by fourth-ranked Washington over No. 9 Colorado in the Pac-12 Championship Game might be enough to get the Huskies into the College Football Playoff. More.

Helfrich says he appealed to Chip Kelly


(AP) In the first interview he's granted since he was dismissed as head coach of Oregon, Mark Helfrich says he reached out to former coach Chip Kelly . . . more.

UCF's Frost says he's not going to Ducks


(AP) Central Florida's Scott Frost says he isn't a candidate for the Oregon coaching job and is committed to staying at UCF. Frost said Thursday that he's happy in Orlando and . . . more.

Seahawks look to rebound vs. reeling Panthers


(AP) The Seattle Seahawks look at their small sample of shortcomings and figure things will turn around. While the Seahawks have room for error, that has just about expired for . . . more.

Belichick: Gronk injury 'unfortunate'


(AP) Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's "disappointed" to lose tight end Rob Gronkowski for the rest of the season due to a back injury. More.