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College Football Notebook: Meyer starts toward repairing scandal damage

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he has sent letters and had conversations families of players as a key step toward containing...

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Slain golfer, suspect lived contrasting lives in Iowa city

AMES, Iowa (AP) — They had both recently turned 22 and were residing in the same Iowa college town but their lives couldn't...

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Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in...

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Washington State's Gesser resigns amid misconduct complaint

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University employee and former quarterback Jason Gesser resigned Tuesday, a day after he...

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The Latest: 2 die in rising flood waters that overtook a van

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence's lingering impact (all times local):9:45 p.m.Two people have died after a van...

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NC State to collect donations for Hurricane Florence relief

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State will collect donated items at its football game against Virginia as part of relief...

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No. 24 Michigan State again has to shake off an early loss

Win or lose, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio understands the importance of moving on.That's part of the reason his program...

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Ga Tech in deep hole, and it only gets tougher with Clemson

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech has put itself in a deep hole with two straight losses that could've gone the other way.Especially...

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No. 7 Stanford gets Love back for showdown at No. 20 Oregon

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford will get star running back Bryce Love back for this week's Pac-12 North showdown against No....

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Washington State's Minshew is a QB to watch in the Pac-12

At the beginning of the season, Washington State coach Mike Leach played coy with the media — as he often does — over his...

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No. 17 TCU focused on Big 12 play after loss to Ohio State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Within minutes after TCU's loss to Ohio State, coach Gary Patterson was asked what he would want...

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Hawkeyes find rhythm in passing game with Wisconsin next

It appears that Iowa has more than enough skill and talent on defense to compete for the Big Ten West title.What the Hawkeyes...

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The key: Jeff Thomas turning into a star for No. 21 Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There's only one method of slowing down Miami wide receiver and returner Jeff Thomas that's been...

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Slaying of star golfer from Spain shocks Iowa college town

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a...

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Lions waive Demby, release Cromartie

The Detroit Lions have waived offensive lineman Jamil Demby and released safety Marcus Cromartie from injured reserve.The Lions...

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Noland steps up at QB for Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Zeb Noland always understood his responsibility as Iowa State's backup quarterback.Be prepared, because you...

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Syracuse on a roll in third season under coach Dino Babers

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — When the clock ticked to zero on Saturday and Syracuse had beaten another marquee team at home, Orange...

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Calhoun officially named head coach at DIII St. Joseph

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jim Calhoun has officially been named the head coach at Division III University of Saint Joseph in...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending September 16, 2018:App StoreTop Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads...

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No. 9 Auburn seeking more big plays, fewer penalties

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are racking up too many big penalties and not enough big plays.The combination already...

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Latest: Iowa State to wear helmet decals for slain golfer

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a champion golfer from Spain whose body was found on a golf course in central...

OSU safety Jarrick Bernard making impact as freshman

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Being a freshman hasn’t kept Oklahoma State safety Jarrick Bernard from making an impact. In the victory against the Broncos, he delivered a blocked punt and would’ve had another had teammate Amen Ogbongbemiga not narrowly beat him into Boise...

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RB Pooka Williams giving Kansas a big lift early in season

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Pooka Williams had just taken a handoff from Kansas quarterback Peyton Bender in the second half of their...

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ODU hosts Virginia Tech, gets rare home game vs Top 25 team

A rare chance for Old Dominion to host a Top 25 team is also an opportunity that hasn't come along in while for No. 13 Virginia...

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Franks gets 'chills' watching Tennessee-Florida ending

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks gets goosebumps every time he sees the replay.The throw. The catch....

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No. 14 Mississippi St breezes through season's first 3 weeks

Mississippi State has been so good through the season's first three games that there is not much reason for coach Joe Moorhead...

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AP All-America Watch: BC's Brown, Ok St's Brailford bust out

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. This season, the AP...

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Lawsuits filed over St. Louis police 'kettling' practice

ST. LOUIS (AP) — More than a dozen people arrested in a police "kettle" during a 2017 protest in St. Louis are suing the city,...

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South Carolina anxious to play after storm forced week off

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina receiver Bryan Edwards spent the weekend concerned about family in friends in the path of...

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Canceled Southern Miss-App State game won't be rescheduled

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — The Southern Mississippi-Appalachian State game canceled due to Hurricane Florence won't be rescheduled.In a...

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Lawsuit: New Mexico soccer player raped by team members

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) — Members of a southeastern New Mexico high school soccer team raped a young teammate, recorded the sexual...

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USC's Helton pushes for better practices to end losing skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California running back Aca'Cedric Ware let loose after the 37-14 loss at Texas on Saturday,...

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Florida State's offense stagnant behind struggling line

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has tried three starting lineups on the offensive line in three games. The Seminoles...

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Urban Meyer's return and the exit of Vontae Davis

Urban Meyer returns to coaching after a three-game suspension, and most Ohio State fans couldn't be happier. The AP's Mitch...

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Wake lists Hinton as backup to Hartman at QB for ND game

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kendall Hinton is back for Wake Forest — but as a backup quarterback.Coach Dave Clawson on Tuesday...

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Will flying cars take off? Japan's government hopes so

TOKYO (AP) — Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours,...

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S. Carolina gov spots men on flooded road, summons rescue

CHERAW, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's flight over soggy parts of the state Monday turned from an observation...

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Papa John's new ads: John's out, diverse franchisees are in

NEW YORK (AP) — Papa John's, which wants to distance itself from founder John Schnatter, is releasing new ads Tuesday that...

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New dates being added for Bob Seger's final concert tour

DETROIT (AP) — New dates are being added as Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band prepare for what they say is their final...

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Oryx Midstream Services Announces Successful Open Season and Provides Commercial Update

MIDLAND, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 18, 2018--Oryx Midstream Services announced today the successful completion of the open...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

FOOTBALLPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against...

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Time to move on for No. 18 Wisconsin with trip to Iowa next

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — This is no time to sulk at Wisconsin.The upset loss to BYU might still sting, but the 18th-ranked Badgers...

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Rookie Stallings caps Pirates' 7-6 comeback win over Royals

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jacob Stallings has 19 hits in parts of three major league seasons, and the rookie third-string catcher has...

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Scott Frost keeping eye on Huskers' response to tough start

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Minutes after his team lost to Troy to drop to 0-2, Nebraska coach Scott Frost struck an ominous tone when...

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Rutgers cornerback Austin needs knee surgery again

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers senior cornerback Blessuan Austin is going to need knee surgery again.Coach Chris Ash announced...

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BC returns to AP Top 25 trying to ignore accolades

BOSTON (AP) — For a guy who's never been the head coach of a ranked team before, Steve Addazio knew just what to say.The Boston...

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Column: FSU in big trouble just 3 games into Taggart era

Willie Taggart walked into the room, took a nervous swig of water and did his best to get his flailing program back on...

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Michigan opens Big Ten play eyeing end to title drought

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is opening its Big Ten schedule with a focus on ending its 14-year conference championship...

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No. 6 LSU, coach suddenly adjusting to favored status

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As much as LSU coach Ed Orgeron urges his players to "block out the noise," the reality is...

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Arkansas QB Ty Storey will start at No. 9 Auburn

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When freshman quarterback Connor Noland entered the game against North Texas at the 6:17 mark in the...

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Tennessee opens SEC play with grueling five-game stretch

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is following up one of the easiest two-game stretches in the program's recent history with...

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No. 10 Washington's defense dominating in early going

SEATTLE (AP) — The offense for No. 10 Washington may still have some things to figure out.Defensively, the Huskies are doing...

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Special teams suddenly a positive for No. 15 Oklahoma State

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Mike Gundy wanted to see improvement on special teams. No. 15 Oklahoma State answered its coach's...

The ripple effects of Russell Westbrook's surgery

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When Russell Westbrook returns from his latest knee surgery, his absence will have had a ripple effect across the Thunder.

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Back from 3 knee tears, Harris returns strong for Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Three times in college, J-Shun Harris has torn up his knee.Each time, the Indiana Hoosiers' punt...

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Duke, UNC collecting donations for Hurricane Florence relief

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Duke and North Carolina will collect donations starting Tuesday for areas of the state affected by...

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Oklahoma WRs Brown, Lamb dominant in Sooners' 3-0 start

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's dynamic receiving tandem of Marquise "Hollywood" Brown and CeeDee Lamb has been virtually...

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Winless Purdue trying to dig out of problematic start

The problems continue to pile up for Purdue.After losing twice at least in part because of late personal foul calls, the...

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Ohio State's Meyer moves toward repairing scandal damage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players as a...

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Herman put trust in Texas defense on big goal-line stand

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Tom Herman had a tough choice to make.Trailing Southern California 14-13, he could leave the...

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Florida RB Davis out 'extended period' with broken left foot

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida running back Malik Davis will miss an "extended period" after breaking his left foot.Coach Dan...

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Georgia's Holyfield gets advice from dad after big game

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Elijah Holyfield's famous father offered some advice after the Georgia junior was stopped short of the goal...

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No. 1 Alabama aiming to stay grounded after blowout wins

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban didn't use the term "rat poison" this time but he still wants Alabama players to ignore the...

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South Dakota State coach apologizes for running up score

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State head football coach John Stiegelmeier says he regrets allowing his team to pile up 90...

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Presbyterian to play Lindsey Wilson for missed Florence game

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Presbyterian will play Lindsey Wilson College on Sept. 27 as a make up for its canceled home game with...

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USC transfer Angeline cleared to play for NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Southern California transfer Cary Angeline is cleared to play for North Carolina State.The depth chart...

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No. 3 Clemson looks for more consistency on offense, defense

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's fourth consecutive 3-0 start is no surprise. What has caught some off guard is how they have...

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Easier gambling has sports worried about fighting the fix

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — It's early in a college basketball game and Team A, playing methodically and using up most of the...

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STAT WATCH: Freshman Alan Bowman next big arm at Texas Tech

Alan Bowman looks to be next in line on the list of prolific passers who have come through Texas Tech.The true freshman sits...

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A look at some notable US game-fixing scandals

Notable game-fixing scandals in the United States:2013: Auburn basketball player Varez Ward is charged with trying to fix...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

BASKETBALLMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's Hall of Fame career is not over yet.Wade has decided to return to the Miami Heat and play...

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Should LSU be No. 1 in rankings?

LSU should be No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll.Yes, that is a thing you could argue after three weeks of the...

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Suspended LSU wide receiver arrested again

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Suspended LSU wide receiver Drake Davis has been arrested for a second time on charges of beating his...

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Anxiety rises at high-pedigree programs with new coaches

Misery loves company, and there's plenty to go around for first-year coaches at some of the high-pedigree programs in college...

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Meyer back for No. 4 Ohio State after Day's nice acting job

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No more acting for Ryan Day after more than a passing performance. Urban Meyer is back full time as...

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Burrow, LSU rise to occasion in big road win

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — When LSU needed a big play, Joe Burrow delivered a touchdown pass. Late drive with the game on the...

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BYU proves point with big push against Wisconsin

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — BYU will not be pushed around.The Cougars proved their point against one of the Big Ten's most bullish...

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Oklahoma State creates havoc with Knowles' attacking defense

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 15 Oklahoma State isn't just lighting up the scoreboard anymore.The Cowboys have tallied 16 sacks...

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AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 6; Wisconsin tumbles from top 10

LSU surged to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked...

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Tate throws for 349 yards, 5 TDs as Arizona routs S. Utah

TUSCON, Ariz. (AP) — A sore ankle seems to be slowing that dynamic breakaway speed of Khalil Tate. But the Arizona quarterback...

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Rogers, Thomas help UNLV run to 46-17 win over Prairie View

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Armani Rogers threw for a touchdown and ran for four more and Lexington Thomas ran for 124 yards and a score...

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Agnew, Washington lead SDSU to upset of No. 23 ASU, 28-21

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State made a statement with another win against Arizona State, even if it took until the final play...

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McMaryion scores 4 touchdowns to lead Fresno State over UCLA

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A big Saturday of eight upsets by Group of Five schools over Power Five teams includes a Red...

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No. 10 Washington shuts down Utah in 21-7 victory

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Washington's defense is as strong as advertised once again.The No. 10 Huskies smothered Utah for the...

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AP Top 25 Takeaways: First major upset shakes Big Ten

The fun in a college football season does not really start until there is big upset, a Top Ten team losing to an unranked...

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No. 12 LSU beats No. 7 Auburn 22-21 on last-play field goal

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn...

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Southern beats NAIA Langston 33-18 in weather-shortened game

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — John Lampley threw for three touchdowns to help Southern beat NAIA Langston 33-18 on Saturday night in...

OU's win 'eerily similar' to 2017 loss to Iowa State

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Sooner offense produces at a high level as OU beats Cyclones 37-27 despite hearty performance by Iowa State backup Zeb Noland

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Ehlinger's 2 TD passes lead Texas over No. 22 USC 37-14

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The cheers of "Texas Fight!" had likely never sounded louder, and the postgame singing of the "Eyes of...

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No. 4 Ohio State holds off No. 15 TCU 40-28 after quick TDs

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Fourth-ranked Ohio State overcame the adversity of Urban Meyer's absence and its toughest test so far —...

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McCann kicks FG as time expires; Missouri beats Purdue 40-37

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Tucker McCann had a good feeling Missouri was going to need him on Saturday night. The junior...

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Louisville safety Iakopo is carted off with serious injury

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville senior safety London Iakopo was carted off the field with what coach Bobby Petrino later said...

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Akron rallies in 2nd half for 39-34 upset of Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Entering the game, Terry Bowden was confident his players believed they could win.That belief never...

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Smith hits 4 TD passes, Cent. Arkansas beats SE La. 33-25

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Breylin Smith threw for 329 yards and four touchdowns as Central Arkansas began defense of its Southland...

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Mond accounts for 3 TDs as Texas A&M handles ULM 48-10

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — In his first year at Texas A&M, one of the things coach Jimbo Fisher has enjoyed most is watching...

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Louisville rallies past Western Kentucky 20-17

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Malik Cunningham might have earned the quarterback job with a second consecutive rescue of Louisville's...

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Nevada holds off Oregon State comeback, 37-35

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jordan Choukair lined up for a 33-yard field goal with four seconds left against Nevada on Saturday night...

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Davis' 4 rushing TDs help New Mexico beat New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Ahmari Davis had four rushing touchdowns and the New Mexico defense had five interceptions, including...

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Minshew leads Washington St. over E. Washington 59-24

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew didn't start playing with his Washington State teammates...

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Fitzgerald, No. 16 Mississippi State rout La.-Lafayette

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Nick Fitzgerald admitted that he wasn't on his 'A' game last weekend at Kansas State, which served as...

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Cincinnati roughs up Alabama A&M 63-7

CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder threw three touchdowns and the Cincinnati Bearcats scored on their first six possessions to...

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Iowa moves to 3-0 with 38-14 win over Northern Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Three plus three equals three. That's math that works for the Iowa football team.With a dominant 38-14...

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Orth rallies South Alabama to 41-31 win over Texas State

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Evan Orth threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns as South Alabama rallied late to beat Texas State 41-31 on...

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Northwestern State wins wild shootout, 49-48 over Lamar

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Shelton Eppler teamed with Jazz Ferguson for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns, but it was a blocked...

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Tabary leads McNeese to 20-10 win over Nicholls

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — James Tabary threw for two touchdowns in the first half as McNeese held off Nicholls for a 20-10 win...

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Morgan throws for 2 TDs and FIU runs all over Umass, 63-24

MIAMI (AP) — James Morgan threw for 207 yards and two touchdowns and Shawndarrius Phillips and Napoleon Maxwell each ran for...

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SE Missouri tops S. Illinois 48-44 in wild "Wheel" war

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Daniel Santacaterina hit Austin Crump on a 14-yard scoring pass with 25 seconds left, Marquis Terry ran...

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No. 1 Alabama blows past Mississippi 62-7

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama faced a rare bit of adversity Saturday night when Mississippi's first offensive play...

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Keys 4 TDs spark Indiana State past Eastern Illinois, 55-41

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Ja'Quan Keys ran for 232 yards and four touchdowns, three in the first half, as Indiana State beat...

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Weber St. controls South Dakota in 27-10 win

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jake Constantine threw a touchdown pass, Josh Davis ran for 105 yards and Weber State used stout defense to...

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North Dakota edges Sam Houston State 24-23

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Nate Ketteringham threw a touchdown to Noah Wanzek late in the fourth quarter to put his team on top...

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Medley pick-six sparks Arkansas State past Tulsa, 29-20

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Demari Medley picked off a Luke Skipper pass and returned it 53 yards for a touchdown as Arkansas State...

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Western Michigan rolls to 68-0 win over Delaware State

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — LeVante Bellamy ran 40 yards for a score on Western Michigan's first play from scrimmage and Jayden...

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Ohio State's Bosa out of TCU game with apparent groin issue

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ohio State standout defensive end Nick Bosa left the No. 4 Buckeyes' game against No. 15 TCU with an...

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Holmes, Stark help Albany (NY) beat Morgan St. 30-27

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Dev Holmes had eight receptions for a season-high 238 yards, including an 88-yard go-ahead...

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S. Dakota St. sets school scoring record in 90-6 win

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christian threw for 332 yards and five touchdowns and South Dakota State set a school record for...

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Abilene Christian rolls past Houston Baptist behind Anthony

HOUSTON (AP) — Luke Anthony threw three touchdown passes and Abilene Christian pulled away after halftime to beat Houston...

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Saturday's best

STARS__Alan Bowman, Texas Tech, threw for 605 yards and five TDs — three to Antoine Wesley who set a school record with 261...

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Dickens scores early, Incarnate Word rolls over SFA 31-7

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Ra'Quanne Dickens ran for a career-high 220 yards and two touchdowns as Incarnate Word blew out to an early...

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Garbers passes for 3 TDs in Cal's 45-23 win over Idaho State

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California's offense got off to a slow start and the defense struggled to finish for a third straight...

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McMillian runs for 162 yards as Colorado beats New Hampshire

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes beat the heat and a letdown -- now they're taking an unbeaten record into...

Ailing mother, newborn daughter motivating OSU’s Larry Williams

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In his ailing mother and newborn daughter, Larry Williams has all the motivation he needs to make the most of his final college season. With OSU’s offensive line struggling, he will face his biggest challenge yet when Boise State comes to town...

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Burks leads way in Kennesaw State's school-record 62-13 win

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Chandler Burks rushed for three touchdowns and passed for another and Kennesaw State set a program record...

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Osborn pulls in winning pass, Buffalo wins MAC opener 35-28

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — K.J. Osborn pulled in a career-high 188 yards receiving and scored the critical touchdown in the fourth...

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Strong first half carries Alcorn State past Texas Southern

LOMAN, Miss. (AP) — Noah Johnson accounted for 322 yards of offense and three touchdowns in the first half and Alcorn State...

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No. 20 Ducks dispatch San Jose State 35-22; Stanford up next

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mario Cristobal said he spent the week telling the No. 20 Ducks the importance of focusing on...

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Bowman throws for 605 yards as Texas Tech tops Houston 63-49

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Alan Bowman has a long list of prolific Texas Tech quarterbacks to chase on the career charts.The true...

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Austin Peay sets school records with 11 TDs and 78-40 win

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kentel Williams rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns, including a 72-yarder, and Austin Peay set...

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Monmouth (NJ) shuts out Lafayette in 2nd half, wins 24-20

EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Kenji Bahar threw for 334 yards and a touchdown, and Monmouth shut out Lafayette in the second half for a...

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Bean, Miller lead as Columbia beats CCSU 41-24

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Josh Bean threw for 128 yards and a touchdown and Columbia beat Central Connecticut 41-24 on...

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Florida State reeling after 23-point loss at Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — A preseason ranking, a healthy quarterback, and a solid core put Florida State in a good frame of mind as...

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Wilson controls offense and Bryant downs Marist 37-27

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Price Wilson threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns to lead Bryant to a 37-27 win against Marist in a...

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Singletary has 5 TDs as FAU rolls over Bethune-Cookman 49-28

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary stormed in for a school record five rushing touchdowns in the first half as Florida...

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Tracy's FG on final play lifts No. 12 LSU over No. 7 Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron insisted he had no doubt Cole Tracy would make the winning kick, but setting it up was...

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Freshman Williams runs for 141 as Gophers rout Miami (Ohio)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A year later, the Minnesota Gophers are in a familiar position: 3-0 with their Big Ten opener against...

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Thompson's 3 TDs lift Kansas St. in 41-17 rout of UTSA

MANHATTAN, Kansas (AP) — For the last eight to nine months, Skylar Thompson has had to hear about the ongoing debate about who...

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Princeton used quick start, rolls over Butler 50-7

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — John Lovett connected with Jesper Horsted for two touchdowns and ran for two more and Charlie Volker had...

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Explosive Virginia offense sparks win over Ohio, 45-31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall called the whole situation surrounding Saturday's game against Ohio...

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Turnovers help Stony Brook beat Fordham 28-6

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Gowins ran for 160 yards and a score, Donald Liotine ran 75 yards for a touchdown and Stony Brook shut...

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North Texas stuns Arkansas in 44-17 rout

FAYETTVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Keegan Brewer knew all-too well there was a good chance his planned bit of punt-return trickery could...

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Harris 3 TDs in first start as Duke beats Baylor 40-27

WACO, Texas (AP) — Duke overcame all the distractions and an extended trip to Texas because of a massive storm and is off to a...

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Portland State breaks 15-game skid with dominating 63-14 win

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Davis Alexander passed for three touchdowns, ran for another and Portland State ended a 15-game losing...

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Barnett rallies South Florida to 25-19 win over Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — For the second straight week, South Florida found a way to erase a double-digit fourth-quarter deficit against a...

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Jarret with 4 TDs, Bowling Green beats E. Kentucky 42-35

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jarret Doege threw four touchdown passes and Bowling Green beat Eastern Kentucky 42-35 on Saturday...

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Swain scores twice, Florida handles Colorado State 48-10

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen strolled to the middle of the locker room and waved his arms.Then he started...

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Jackson State holds off Florida A&M, 18-16 in odd finish

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Christian Jacquemin's late field goal and Florida A&M's poor clock management gave Jackson State an...

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Chandler's big day helps Tennessee trounce UTEP 24-0

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt's reaction to Ty Chandler's third-quarter breakaway revealed just how...

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No. 2 Clemson avoids bad weather as storm batters coast

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson and Georgia Southern got a sunny sky, mild breezes and plenty of tailgaters at the start of...

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Cornelius leads No. 24 Oklahoma St. past No. 17 Boise St.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Finally, Taylor Cornelius has emerged from Mason Rudolph's shadow.The fifth-year senior ran for two...

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Canada runs for 2 scores, BYU upsets No. 6 Wisconsin 24-21

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — BYU coach Kalani Sitake viewed Wisconsin's brand of smashmouth football as a blueprint for success.The...

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Shea Patterson throws 3 TDs, No. 19 Michigan beats SMU 45-20

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh likes a lot about his team and yet he also sees room for improvement, heading into the Big...

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No. 2 Clemson's plays amid storm for 38-7 win vs Ga Southern

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — A week of worry at No. 2 Clemson over a powerhouse storm ended in victory in front of a supportive full...

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Perry with 3 touchdowns, leads Navy past Lehigh 51-21

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy quarterback Malcolm Perry spent much of Saturday afternoon dodging and spinning around defenders in...

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McGuire with 3 TDs leads W. Illinois past Montana 31-27

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Sean McGuire threw for three touchdowns and Eric Carrera's late interception preserved the lead as Western...

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No. 8 Notre Dame holds on for 22-17 victory over Vanderbilt

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — On a day when No. 8 Notre Dame's offense remained a work in progress, the Fighting Irish got another...

Defending Army's option: 'Do your job and you'll be fine'

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NORMAN — According to former Oklahoma star safety Roy Williams, there's no magic to defending the triple option. “Do your job, have everybody else around you do their jobs and you'll be fine,” Williams said. Williams knows, having been part...

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Lindsey helps Sacramento St. rally to beat N. Colorado 28-25

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Andre Lindsey took a reverse and cruised around the left side and into the end zone to take the lead as...

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Raghib Ismail Jr.'s late TD lifts Wyoming over Wofford 17-14

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Raghib Ismail Jr.'s 9-yard touchdown catch from Tyler Vander Waal with 17 seconds left capped a frantic...

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Chattanooga dominates first half, holds off UT-Martin 34-24

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Tiano threw two touchdown passes to Wil Young and Tyrell Price ran for two scores to propel...

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Rovig tosses 3 TDs as Montana State beats Wagner 47-24

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Tucker Rovig threw for 310 yards and three touchdowns to lead Montana State to 47-24...

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Randall's 2 TDs help power Missouri State past NAU 40-8

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Randall rushed for a career-high 181 yards and a pair of touchdowns as Missouri survived a...

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Flacco throws 3 TDs in Towson's 45-35 victory over Villanova

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Tom Flacco threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and Towson beat Villanova 45-35 in a Colonial...

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N. Illinois fends off C. Michigan comeback for 24-16 win

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Childers threw for three touchdowns, and a late interception by Northern Illinois preserved the...

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Syracuse beats Florida State 30-7 behind DeVito

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse took another big step toward putting the woeful recent past in the rearview mirror.Quarterback...

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Kehoe leads Delaware to 27-10 win over Cornell

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Pat Kehoe threw for one touchdown and ran for another, leading Delaware to a 27-10 win over Cornell on...

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No. 9 Stanford overcomes slow start to beat UC Davis 30-10

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford made it through its season-opening three-game homestand unscathed. But with the schedule about...

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Riddle has 3 TDs, leads Mercer to 30-24 win over Samford

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Robert Riddle threw for 316 yards and one score and ran for two more touchdowns as Mercer...

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Hopkins, Army knock off previously unbeaten Hawaii 28-21

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Kelvin Hopkins is feeling confident running Army's option offense three games after three games as a...

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Stick helps North Dakota State throttle N Alabama 38-7

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Easton Stick threw for one touchdown and ran for another, leading defending FCS champion North Dakota State...

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Brooks, Glover help Penn jump out early, beat Bucknell 34-17

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Karekin Brooks ran for two first-quarter touchdowns as Pennsylvania jumped out to a big early lead in its...

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VanGorder, McCaster carry Youngstown St past Valpo, 42-7

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Montgomery VanGorder threw for 202 yards and three touchdowns and Tevin McCaster ran for 141 yards and...

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No. 21 Miami rolls past upset-minded Toledo 49-24

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A few more performances like this, and maybe Malik Rosier will win over those skeptical Miami fans.Rosier...

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McSorley's 5 touchdowns lead Penn State's rout of Kent State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin has some advice for young quarterbacks looking for study tips.Watch...

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Takeaways, run game lead Kansas to 55-14 blowout of Rutgers

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Six takeaways, including two pick-6s, and an explosive running game carried Kansas to a 55-14 blowout...

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Ng kicks 45-yard FG in OT as Holy Cross beats Yale 31-28

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Derek Ng booted a 45-yard field goal in overtime as Holy Cross rallied for its first win of the season,...

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Kentucky remains unbeaten in 48-10 romp over Murray State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops wasn't worried about his team overlooking Murray State following a...

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Fromm leads No. 3 Georgia past Middle Tennessee 49-7

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Kirby Smart believes his Georgia players won't be lulled into complacency by three blowout wins.The Bulldogs...

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Pitt defense shuts down Georgia Tech in 24-19 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Qadree Ollison and the rest of his Pittsburgh teammates found a unique way to combat the lingering effects of...

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Murray and No. 5 Oklahoma hold off Iowa State 37-27

AMES, Iowa (AP) — At times it felt as though it might happen all over again to Oklahoma, which couldn't shake pesky Iowa State...

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Drake rides Kraemer's 6 TDs to 52-12 win over Missouri S&T

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Grant Kraemer passed for 359 yards and six touchdowns before taking a seat midway through the third...

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Kyler, Big Green D lead domination over Hoyas 41-0

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Derek Kyler threw for 177 yards and a touchdown and Dartmouth's defense stifled Georgetown 41-0 in the Big...

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Huskers 0-2 for 1st time since 1957 after 24-19 loss to Troy

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Troy took the money and won — again.The Trojans of the Sun Belt Conference stunned Nebraska 24-19 on...

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Erdely with late TD to Scott puts UAB over Tulane 31-24

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A.J. Erdely threw his only touchdown pass of the day with just over two minutes to play, finding Logan...

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Temple rolls to 35-14 upset of previously unbeaten Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Desperate to get its first win of the season, Temple incorporated a defensive strategy that could be...

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Hoosiers run past Ball St. for perfect non-conference start

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Stevie Scott did the heavy lifting Saturday. Peyton Ramsey played the perfect conductor.Together, they...

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Harvard opens 145th season with 36-14 win over San Diego

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Aaron Shampklin rushed for 178 yards and four touchdowns and Harvard opened its 145th season with a...

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UConn outscores Rhode Island 56-49

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — David Pindell threw for 308 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 137 yards and two more as UConn...

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Duquesne tops Dayton 31-26 after late goal-line stand

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Daniel Parr threw for 333 yards and three touchdowns, Nehari Crawford had 11 catches for 223 yards and two...

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Clemson's Bryant not out at start of 2nd half vs Ga Southern

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson starting quarterback Kelly Bryant did not return to the sideline after halftime during Saturday's...

How Cornelius changed a game and a narrative with his feet

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On a day that Oklahoma State dismantled Boise State, there were lots of reasons for the Cowboys’ success. But no player turned the game or changed his narrative more than Taylor Cornelius. A switch seemed to flip for the Cowboy quarterback when he...

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Syracuse QB Eric Dungey hurt in 1st half vs. FSU

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey was hit hard after a gain late in the second quarter against Florida...

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The Latest: Tennessee gives out free tickets to evacuees

The Latest on how Hurricane Florence has impacted the college football weekend: (all times local):1:05 p.m.Tennessee...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

TENNISLAS VEGAS (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams talked about her fashion business, not tennis fouls during an appearance...

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Protheroe scores 3 TDs, Cal Poly beats Brown 44-15

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Joe Protheroe had 43 carries for 228 yards and three touchdowns, helping Cal Poly beat Brown...

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White throws for 5 TDs, Memphis breezes by Georgia State

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw for 269 yards and five touchdowns, Darrell Henderson had a career-high 233 yards...

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Young has 171 total yards, 2 TDs as WCU beats Gardner-Webb

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Connell Young had 171 total yards and two touchdowns to help Western Carolina beat Gardner-Webb...

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Pitt, Georgia Tech looking to turn page in ACC opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penn State already beat Pittsburgh once this season. The Panthers are intent on not letting the Nittany Lions...

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ETSU gets 1st SoCon road win since 2002

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Karon Delince made East Tennessee State's fifth interception of the game with 2:04 left, helping the...

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Oregon State looks for second win of season against Nevada

Oregon State will try to turn its victory last weekend into a streak of sorts when the team visits Nevada on Saturday.The...

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After 0-2 start, Arizona looks to S. Utah for 1st win

The Kevin Sumlin era in Tucson has gotten off to a rocky start, to say the least.The Wildcats, a team that some college...

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UCLA hosts Fresno State hoping to avoid 0-3 start

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chip Kelly is 0-2 for the first time in his college coaching career. Kelly's task of getting his first win...

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Washington State hosts perilous FCS neighbor E. Washington

Washington State didn't fare so well the last time it hosted its challenging neighbor Eastern Washington.The FCS school, which...

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Winning with Winfield: Minnesota safety plays up to his name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota had a seven-point lead with about 80 seconds left last week, when Fresno State called the running...

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Longtime ski rivals Colorado and New Hampshire meet on field

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Buffaloes knocked off an in-state rival and a former Big 12 foe.Now they tackle their next...

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Clemson to play this weekend with storm battering coastline

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson is moving forward with plans to host its scheduled football game on Saturday while Hurricane...

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No. 20 Ducks get San Jose State tuneup before Pac-12 opener

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The challenge for Oregon is to not look past San Jose State this Saturday in preparing for Stanford next...

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Cal secondary not satisfied with interception total so far

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The fact that California leads the country with six interceptions through two games isn't all that...

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No. 10 Washington opens Pac-12 play against tough Utah team

When his team's schedule was finalized, Chris Petersen knew the opening month of the season for No. 10 Washington could end up...

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SDSU has plenty of concerns going against No. 23 Sun Devils

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State coach Rocky Long was driving to work earlier this week when he heard on the radio that the...

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No. 9 Stanford faces UC Davis without RB Bryce Love

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Ninth-ranked Stanford will be without running back Bryce Love when facing UC Davis on Saturday.UC Davis...

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Arkansas returns home to face air-it-out Mean Green

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Hjalte Froholdt has been through this before.Like many of his experienced teammates, the senior...

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No. 11 Penn State prepared to face fast-paced Kent State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State practiced at a rapid clip this week to prepare for what could be the fastest offense the...

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Virginia, Ohio to meet at Vanderbilt Stadium due to storm

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — It will be a rare home game on the road for Virginia on Saturday.The Cavaliers (1-1) will face Ohio...

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Hurricane stokes talk of extending college football season

With an eye toward player safety and scheduling flexibility, the NCAA last year considered ways to lengthen the college...

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No. 8 Notre Dame wants to avoid doldrums against Vandy

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The ho-hum victory over Ball State a week ago was a wakeup call for No. 8 Notre Dame, which doesn't...

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Navy must avoid overconfidence against FCS foe Lehigh

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy seemingly faces a lesser opponent this weekend in Lehigh, a member of the Football Championship...

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Maryland seeks 3-0 start under Canada in matchup with Temple

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Matt Canada's success as Maryland interim football coach can be attributed in part to his prowess as...

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Colorado St-Florida 'Buyout Bowl' suddenly unpredictable

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The "Buyout Bowl" between Colorado State and Florida was expected to be a blowout — until last...

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Streak over, Northwestern looks to bounce back against Akron

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — After winning nine in a row, Northwestern hopes to avoid a different kind of run.The Wildcats will try to...

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Cougars coach knows what to expect against Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Houston coach Major Applewhite knows what to expect against Texas Tech after facing the Red Raiders as a...

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Army hosts high-scoring Hawaii at Michie Stadium

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — After guiding the Black Knights to victory over Liberty in their home opener last week, Army coach Jeff...

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Duke leaves ahead of Florence, makes adjustments for Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) — Duke has had to make a lot of adjustments while getting ready to play Baylor.Before leaving North Carolina a...

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Kentucky seeks follow to Florida win against Murray State

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Buoyed by one of its biggest recent victories, Kentucky looks to continue the momentum against Murray...

Will Kempt play Saturday vs. Sooners?

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Kempt burst onto the scene in epic upset of OU last October, but he might not be able to play Saturday in Ames

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Tennessee hosts winless UTEP before starting SEC competition

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's last game before opening Southeastern Conference competition gives Volunteers quarterback...

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Syracuse hosts Florida State looking to get to 3-0

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Florida State coach Willie Taggart knows what his Seminoles are up against with Eric Dungey. He's seen...

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Toledo excited for chance to play host to No. 21 Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There was honesty from both Toledo and Miami this week.The Rockets aren't pretending otherwise:...

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Louisville, Western Kentucky resume rivalry after 20 years

Louisville coach Bobby Petrino is five years removed from his previous stop at Western Kentucky and has fond memories of the...

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Cox: No. 7 Auburn vs No. 12 LSU always hot, sweaty, bloody

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Chandler Cox expects this Auburn-LSU game to be bloody and intense, like usual.The H-back for No. 7 Auburn...

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Boilermakers trying to jump back on right track vs. Missouri

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm spent this week making corrections and rebuilding his team's confidence.He's about to find out if it...

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No. 3 Georgia's talent has Blue Raiders seeking perfection

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Middle Tennessee quarterback Brent Stockstill is placing an impossibly high demand on the Blue Raiders in...

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No. 16 Mississippi State focuses on details against ULL

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's transition to new coach Joe Moorhead looks like it could not be going any...

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No. 1 Alabama looks to contain talented Ole Miss offense

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama looks like one of the most complete teams in the country through two weeks, boasting a team...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

HOCKEYSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the...

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Quarterback biggest question for Nebraska entering Troy game

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The circumstances for Nebraska are far from ideal as it eyes its first road game under new coach Scott...

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No. 19 Michigan aims to maintain momentum with win over SMU

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan generated momentum it desperately needed last week.The Wolverines were successful in all...

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University of Cincinnati settles with ex-volleyball player

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati has reached a settlement with a former volleyball player who claimed she was...

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Texas and USC in early-season fight for survival

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Southern California-Texas rematch was supposed to be an early-season blockbuster. With both programs...

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Replenished on offense, No. 6 Wisconsin hosts BYU

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The offense is nearly back to full strength at No. 6 Wisconsin.Tight end Zander Neuville returned last...

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Week 3 preview: SEC West heats up with 2 top early matchups

The Southeastern Conference's West Division commands the spotlight Saturday, with top-ranked Alabama opening league play at...

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No 4 Ohio State's last game minus Meyer a test vs No 15 TCU

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ohio State has made it through two games fine without Urban Meyer. Now the No. 4 Buckeyes face their...

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Illinois faces its first big test against South Florida

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois faces its first real challenge of the season Saturday when it hosts South Florida at Soldier...

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Hawkeyes looking to revive offense vs. Northern Iowa

Iowa has hosted instate rival Northern Iowa three times since 2009, and each one of those matchups was a slog.Perhaps a...

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Kansas goes for back-to-back wins, Rutgers tries for rebound

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The last time Kansas walked off the field at Memorial Stadium, there were a few thousand fans left that...

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Hoosiers hoping complete game is in cards against Ball State

Tom Allen watched Indiana's offense shine in the season opener.He saw the Hoosiers' defense deliver late last week.Now the...

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No. 5 Oklahoma opens Big 12 play at pesky Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Fifth-ranked Oklahoma will begin life without star running back Rodney Anderson this weekend in its Big 12...

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Shootout? No. 24 Oklahoma State hosts No. 17 Boise State

Two of the nation's top offenses will be on display when No. 24 Oklahoma State hosts No. 17 Boise State on Saturday in a big...

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Texas A&M gets ULM before trip to No. 1 Alabama

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M doesn't have a lot of time to worry about its loss to No. 2 Clemson with just one game...

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K-State looks to show toughness against Texas-San Antonio

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The modus operandi of Kansas State over two-plus decades under Bill Snyder has been toughness, a certain...

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Utah State rushes for 7 TDs, cruises by Tennessee Tech 73-12

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Jordan Love was 21 of 26 for 236 yards and two touchdowns — all in the first half — and Utah State beat...

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Davidson sets program records, tops D-III Guilford 91-61

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Wesley Dugger scored three of Davidson's 13 touchdowns, helping the Wildcats beat Division III Guilford...

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James Madison builds 52-0 halftime lead, beats Robert Morris

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci accounted for a career-high five touchdowns and James Madison eased by Robert Morris 73-7...

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WSU: Jason Gesser harassment probe found no violations

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University officials investigated allegations of sexual harassment against staff member...

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Brown throws 5 TDs, BC beats Wake Forest, 41-34

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Anthony Brown kept beating Wake Forest's defensive backs with long throws. That helped Boston...

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Wilkins scores with 2 seconds left, Richmond tops St Francis

LORETTO, Pa. (AP) — Tyler Wilkins caught a pass in the corner of the end zone with two seconds left, giving Richmond a 35-27...

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Iowa governor defends trip on vendor's plane to bowl game

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds dismissed criticism Thursday of her decision to travel to Iowa State's bowl game for...

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Manziel back at practice, wonders why he isn't playing

MONTREAL (AP) — A healthy Johnny Manziel is wondering why he's isn't starting for the Montreal Alouettes.The Heisman...

OU football: Austin Seibert was Sooners' ace in the hole at Iowa State

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On a day when Kyler Murray turned in his best game as the Sooners’ starter and Marquise Brown had yet another monster first half, Seibert might’ve been OU’s most valuable player at Jack Trice Stadium.

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The Latest: Colgate donates team meals after game canceled

The Latest on games impacted by Hurricane Florence. (all times local):7:45 p.m.Colgate football coach Dan Hunt was thinking...

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Charlotte edges Old Dominion 28-25 in Conference USA opener

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Reynolds threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns and Charlotte beat Old Dominion 28-25 on Friday...

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LSU brings improved special teams to Auburn

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The last two times LSU and Auburn met, special teams figured prominently.Now 12th-ranked LSU is hoping...

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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Florence begins to batter Carolina coast

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Florence has begun to batter the Carolina coast, and she's not going away anytime soon. Outer bands from...

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No. 2 Clemson forges ahead, playing game with storm looming

Second-ranked Clemson is the only major conference school in the Carolinas and Virginia that will play its scheduled football...

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No. 23 Sun Devils seek 3-0 start under ex-Aztec Edwards

No. 23 Arizona State (2-0) at San Diego State (1-1), 10:30 p.m. ET (CBS Sports Network).Line: Arizona State by 5½.Series...

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Prince Edward visits New Jersey university for court tennis

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Britain's Prince Edward has visited a New Jersey university to play a centuries-old form of tennis and...

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Cornelius continuing to show progress for No. 24 Oklahoma St

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — In his first two career starts, No. 24 Oklahoma State quarterback Taylor Cornelius has looked pretty...

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Pac-12 After Dark pulls No. 10 Washington into Utah

Here are some things to watch in Week 3 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:GAME OF THE WEEK: So it's kind of a tossup...

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Arkansas eager to shed reputation for blowing late leads

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The 10-point lead for Arkansas in the fourth quarter at Colorado State might have felt secure in some...

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Nonconference losses can prove costly for top Big Ten teams

The last two seasons, the Big Ten champion was left out of college football's playoff, in part because it had lost early during...

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Best-selling Books Week Ending 9/9/18HARDCOVER FICTION1. "Leverage in Death" by J.D. Robb (St. Martin's Press)2. "In His...

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College football games impacted by Hurricane Florence

Several college football games have been canceled or re-scheduled due to Hurricane Florence as the storm approaches the...

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Kentucky quarterback Wilson unfazed by turnover-prone start

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Terry Wilson enters his third game with Kentucky having achieved a special place among Wildcats fans: He...

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No. 22 USC and Texas both need win to keep season on course

No. 22 USC (1-1) at Texas (1-1), 8 p.m. ET (Fox).Line: Texas by 3½.Series record: USC leads 5-1.WHAT'S AT STAKE?A game once...

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After a 2-year wait, Haskins takes control at Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer is known to deal in some hyperbole when he's impressed. And the Ohio State coach was piling...

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QB Herbert and No. 20 Oregon face winless San Jose State

San Jose St. (0-2) at No. 23 Oregon (2-0), 2 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network).Line: Oregon by 41.Series record: Oregon leads...

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Terry emerging into receiving threat Florida State needs

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coaches have been closely watching to see which young receiver would emerge in preseason...

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No. 11 Penn State set for matchup with Kent State from MAC

Kent State (1-1) at No. 11 Penn State (2-0), noon ET (FS1).Line: Penn State by 35.Series record: Penn State leads 5-0.WHAT'S AT...

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No. 19 Michigan hosts SMU, favored to win by 5 TDs

SMU (0-2) at No. 19 Michigan (1-1), 3:30 p.m. ET (Big Ten Network).Line: Michigan by 35½.Series record: Michigan leads...

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Texas OL Patrick Hudson out of hospital after heat illness

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas sophomore offensive lineman Patrick Hudson has been released from the hospital and returned to class...

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Safety shortage at USC presses underclassmen into action

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's not so much "next man up" as "last man standing" at No. 22 Southern California, with three scholarship...

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Spotlight week in Big 12 with Power Five foes looming

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — David Beaty has beaten precisely one Power Five opponent in three-plus seasons at Kansas, and that was a...

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Youth is served: Blades Jr. makes a splash for No. 21 Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There's a large burden of expectation on Miami defensive back Al Blades Jr. Such is to be expected...

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Tennessee sorting out options on O-line, at running back

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The quarterback competition that dominated Tennessee's preseason camp seems pretty settled — at least...

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Clemson's Kelly Bryant continues 'to grind' in 2 QB system

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's Kelly Bryant understands leading the second-ranked Tigers to victory at Texas A&M with a big...

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No. 3 Georgia looks to keep rolling against Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee (1-1) at No. 3 Georgia (2-0), noon ET (ESPNews)Line: Georgia by 32½.Series Record: Georgia leads 1-0.WHAT'S AT...

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No. 24 Oklahoma State hosts No. 17 Boise State

No. 17 Boise State (2-0) at No. 24 Oklahoma State (2-0) 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN)Line: Oklahoma State by 2½.Series record: First...

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Alabama secondary's primary concern: Covering Brown & Co.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's new-look secondary is facing its biggest challenge yet. So, however, are the Mississippi...

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No. 16 Mississippi St tries to keep rolling vs La-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette (1-0) at No. 16 Mississippi State (2-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network Alternate)Line: Mississippi State by...

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No. 5 Oklahoma tries to avoid 2nd straight upset by Iowa St

No. 5 Oklahoma (2-0, 0-0 Big 12) at Iowa State (0-1, 0-0), noon ET (ABC).Line: Oklahoma by 17.Series record: Oklahoma leads...

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No. 2 Clemson plays first game with Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern (2-0) at No. 2 Clemson (2-0), 3:30 p.m. (ESPN2)Line: Clemson by 33½.Series Record: First meeting.WHAT'S AT...

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Taylor could be in for big day for No. 6 Badgers vs. BYU

BYU (1-1) at No. 6 Wisconsin (2-0), 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)Line: Wisconsin by 21.Series record: Wisconsin leads 2-1.WHAT'S AT...

OSU football: M.K. Taylor, Patrick Cashmore rejuvenating special teams play

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Oklahoma State's new special teams coaches are putting the Cowboys in position to succeed, as seen Saturday against Boise State

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No. 1 Alabama travels for SEC test against Mississippi

No. 1 Alabama (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at Mississippi (2-0, 0-0), 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)Line: Alabama by 21.Series record: Alabama leads...

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Coming off ugly win, No. 8 Notre Dame hosts Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt (2-0) at No. 8 Notre Dame (2-0), 3:30 p.m. ET (NBC)Line: Notre Dame by 14½.Series record: Notre Dame leads,...

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No. 10 Washington travels to Utah to open Pac-12 play

No. 10 Washington (1-1, 0-0 Pac-12) at Utah (2-0, 0-0), 10 p.m. ET (ESPN)Line: Washington by 6.Series record: Washington leads...

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No. 21 Miami travels to face upset-minded Toledo

No. 21 Miami (1-1) at Toledo (1-0), noon ET (ESPN2)Line: Miami by 10.Series record: Miami leads, 2-0.WHAT'S AT STAKEMiami needs...

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No. 9 Stanford prepares for FCS-level UC Davis

UC Davis (2-0) vs. No. 9 Stanford (2-0), 2 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Networks)Line: Stanford by 3½.Series Record: Stanford leads...

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No. 4 Ohio State heads back to title site to play No. 15 TCU

No. 4 Ohio State (2-0) vs. No. 15 TCU (2-0) at Arlington, Texas, 8 p.m. ET (ABC)Line: Ohio State by 13½.Series record: Ohio...

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No. 7 Auburn hosts No. 12 LSU in SEC opener for both

No. 12 LSU (2-0, 0-0 SEC) at No. 7 Auburn (2-0, 0-0), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS)Line: Auburn by 10.Series record: LSU leads...

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Rhode Island governor defeats liberal primary challenger

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island, who made a case for a second term by highlighting the...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

WOMEN'S BASKETBALLFAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Breanna Stewart led the Seattle Storm to their third WNBA title, scoring 30 points in a...

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No 15 TCU gets another chance for Big 12 vs No 4 Ohio State

Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during Week 3 of the season:GAME OF THE WEEKNo. 15 TCU (2-0) vs. No. 4 Ohio State...

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Ohio State's hot offense faces tough test against TCU

Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:GAME OF THE WEEKOhio State vs. TCU at Arlington, TexasThe fourth-ranked Buckeyes...

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Receiver A.J. Taylor off to fast start for No. 6 Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver A.J. Taylor has the athleticism and smarts to singlehandedly dominate a secondary.The...

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Drew Brees says Baker Mayfield 'can be a lot better than me'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Drew Brees sees a lot of himself in Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield.And then some."I think he can be...

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No. 12 LSU, No. 7 Auburn in pivotal SEC West showdown

Here are some things to watch during the third week of the Southeastern Conference football season:GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 12 LSU...

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Duke's trip to Baylor highlights tweaked Week 3 in ACC

Things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference in Week 3:GAME OF THE WEEKDuke at Baylor. The undefeated Blue Devils' trip to...

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The Latest: Florence now a Category 2 storm, still dangerous

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local):11:00 p.m.Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a...

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'Miraculous': Boy survives after meat skewer pierces skull

HARRISONVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 10-year-old Missouri boy is recovering after he was attacked by insects and tumbled from a tree,...

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Tropical storm fades but still douses Hawaii with rain

HONOLULU (AP) — A gradually weakening tropical storm hit Hawaii on Wednesday, soaking a part of Maui and sending gusts of wind...

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College Football Picks: No. 17 Boise State gets a big chance

The ceiling for teams outside the Power Five in the College Football Playoff race seems to be set pretty low — as any Central...

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USC's Daniels determined to bounce back from rough 2nd start

LOS ANGELES (AP) — J.T. Daniels doesn't know much about losing. He only did it a few times during his three years as a high...

Sports

Tropical storm drops light rain as it nears Maui, Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — Tropical Storm Olivia began dropping light rain Tuesday on Maui and the Big Island as it approached the state...

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Correction: World Equestrian Games story

In a story Sept. 11 about the World Equestrian Games, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Barry Sternlicht, the...

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The Latest: NHL Panthers begin practice early due to storm

The latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on sports (all times local):7:15 p.m.The NHL's Carolina Hurricanes will start...

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Florence impacts Clemson, South Carolina football games

After several days of monitoring the approaching storm, the biggest schools in South Carolina had little choice but to alter...

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Coastal Carolina beats Campbell 58-21 in a game played early

BUIES CREEK, N.C. (AP) — Kilton Anderson threw three first-half touchdown passes to help Coastal Carolina beat Campbell 58-21...

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Kentucky troopers: Deputy shot at rest stop, suspect killed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Florida bank robbery suspect tracked down at an interstate rest stop in Kentucky was killed in a...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___Sept. 11Los Angeles Times on the departure of CBS Chairman...

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'Little Sisters': TCU-Ohio St matchup came from 2010 remark

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — One of college football's marquee matchups this weekend is for all of those "Little Sisters of the...

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Moon rock hunter closes in on tracking down missing stones

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A strange thing happened after Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned from the moon with lunar...

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Ousted EPA head Pruitt denies getting improper gifts, income

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former Environmental Protection Agency chief, denied on Wednesday that he...

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Correction: Morgan St-Akron story

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — In a story Sept. 8 about Morgan St.-Akron college football game, The Associated Press reported erroneously...

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Florence's approach causes plethora of ACC schedule changes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — While safety concerns at Atlantic Coast Conference schools are being addressed ahead of Hurricane...

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Iowa State to host Incarnate Word in makeup for lost opener

Iowa State has found a replacement for its canceled opener.The Cyclones said Wednesday they will host Incarnate Word on Dec. 1...

Burning questions for Sam Presti's media availability

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti will have his preseason media availability on Thursday. Here are some burning questions he'll likely face before the Thunder opens camp next week. Will Andre Roberson be available in preseason? The Thunder...

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Oklahoma QB Murray's strong play moves focus from baseball

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — As the season approached, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray often said he wanted to shift the focus back...

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APNewsBreak: Iowa governor flew to game on vendor's plane

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds received approval from an ethics regulator to fly with her family to Iowa State's...

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Syracuse and Purdue schedule 2-game, home-and-home series

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse and Purdue have agreed to a two-game, home-and-home series beginning in 2022.The schools...

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WR Chris Finke takes on leadership role for No. 8 Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Chris Finke knows where the Notre Dame passing game needs to be. And it is nowhere close yet.The...

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The Latest: Specter of storms sparking more schedule changes

The latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football (all times local):1:40 p.m.Old Dominion's football game at...

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East Coast military bases brace for Florence

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Navy is moving people and ships ahead of Hurricane Florence , and the Air Force and Army are flying...

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Arizona limps to 0-2 start in Kevin Sumlin's first season

Arizona was supposed to be the team in the Grand Canyon State that would have the easiest time transitioning to a new coach....

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Schools are getting creative to attract football fans

With the national trend of falling attendance in college football, schools around the country are trying to do something about...

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AP Top 25 Podcast: ESPN's Stanford Steve on Ohio State-TCU

No. 4 Ohio State plays No. 15 TCU in its last game before coach Urban Meyer's suspension ends, highlighting the week three...

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Kansas tries to turn rare road win into 2-game win streak

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — David Beaty had the game ball in his hands in a foreign locker room for the first time as the coach at...

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Packing 'em in: SEC trying to get crowds back to stadiums

The Southeastern Conference has all the built-in advantages when it comes to selling college football: Incredibly passionate...

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BC, Wake squeezing in ACC matchup before Florence hits

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest and Boston College will try to beat Hurricane Florence — and each other.The Demon...

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Prominent historian's Lincoln collection to be auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — A leading Abraham Lincoln scholar's collection of images, documents and artwork pertaining to the nation's 16th...

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Booker fuels 2020 talk with South Carolina Dem fundraiser

Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraiser in South...