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New coach, new QB, same early results for struggling Lions

Sep. 21, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Detroit Lions’ new coach and quarterback are off to a start that resembles the team's previous regimes. Detroit brought in Dan Campbell to replace the fired Matt Patricia. When longtime quarterback Matthew Stafford wanted out, the Lions sent...

Supporters: School cut coach because of same-sex marriage

Sep. 20, 2021 22:12 PM EDT

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A Catholic school in suburban Chicago rescinded a job offer to a coach after learning that she was in a same-sex marriage, the woman's supporters claim. About 40 alumni, parents and students met outside Benet Academy in Lisle on Monday to support the...

New coaching staff but same old problems for the Chargers

Sep. 20, 2021 19:11 PM EDT

The Los Angeles Chargers have a new coaching staff, but many of the same problems that plagued them under previous regimes cropped up again in Sunday's 20-17 loss the Dallas Cowboys. Twelve penalties, struggles in the red zone and not being able to get off the field on...

Toughness first: Pittman has Arkansas back in spotlight

Sep. 20, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman has made the long run from the north end zone of Donald W. Reynolds Stadium through the traditional Arkansas ‘A’ a few times. The second-year Razorbacks coach was an assistant coach from 2013-15 under Bret Bielema. He also grew...

Bicyclist who died following crash near Chaska was ski coach

Sep. 20, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office has identified the bicyclist who was struck near Chaska last month and later died. Sixty-six-year-old John Dyste was hit by a driver Aug. 31 near the intersection of county roads 40 and 11. Authorities...

FC Dallas fires Gonzalez in his 3rd season as head coach

Sep. 20, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas fired coach Luchi Gonzalez on Sunday and replaced him on an interim basis with Marco Ferruzzi, the club's director of soccer operations. FC Dallas has won only six of its 26 games this season and has nine draws. The coaching change came a...

Freshman QB Dart leads USC over Washington State 45-14

Sep. 19, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman quarterback Jaxson Dart came off the bench to throw four touchdown passes as Southern California rebounded from last weekend's tough loss to Stanford, and the subsequent firing of coach Clay Helton, with a 45-14 victory over Washington State on Saturday. ...

No. 23 BYU beats No. 19 Arizona State 27-17, improves to 3-0

Sep. 19, 2021 03:31 AM EDT

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Forcing turnovers and getting big plays at critical junctures from Jaren Hall is turning into a proven winning formula for BYU. Hall threw for 214 yards and two touchdowns and added 38 yards on seven carries, leading No. 23 BYU to a 27-17 victory...

Warren's 2 TDs help Oklahoma St. survive Boise State, 21-20

Sep. 19, 2021 01:50 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jaylen Warren rushed for 218 yards and two touchdowns, Oklahoma State pitched a second-half shutout and the Cowboys escaped with a 21-20 victory over Boise State on Saturday night. Boise State had a chance to steal the win after a turnover late in...

Johnson passes for 5 TDs, LSU tops Cent. Michigan, 49-21

Sep. 19, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU quarterback Max Johnson gave some young, unproven receivers a chance to show what they could do. Their highlight-reel catches gave LSU every reason to keep them involved. Johnson passed for 372 yards and a career-best...