TCU coach Gary Patterson ripped Baylor counterpart Art Briles on Saturday over events surrounding the ejection of Bears safety and senior captain Ahmad Dixon in the third quarter of the Horned Frogs' 41-38 loss.
As sabbaticals go, the one Lionel Hollins has been on the last few months has been pretty nice, but the former Memphis Grizzlies coach said in an extended interview with ESPN.com that he is ready to get back to work.
Kobe Bryant has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Portland Trail Blazers, but the Los Angeles Lakers acknowledged he could return Friday in Sacramento if he feels ready after a week of practices.
The Miami Dolphins have placed Jonathan Martin, who has been away from the team for several weeks in the midst of a bullying scandal involving teammate Richie Incognito, on the non-football injury list.
Jameis Winston threw three touchdown passes to Kelvin Benjamin, and No. 2 Florida State moved a step closer to playing for the national championship with a 37-7 victory against rival Florida on Saturday.