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AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since '07

Sep. 23, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos. 1-4. LSU...

Carson Wentz leads Eagles to 20-16 comeback win over Colts

Sep. 23, 2018 4:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz threw a touchdown pass on his first drive in nine months, Wendell Smallwood ran in from the 4 for the go-ahead score and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 20-16 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Adam Vinatieri tied Morten Andersen's career record of 565...

Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Allen's 1st road start

Sep. 23, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. Allen made Minnesota's Kirk Cousins look like the raw rookie in a stunning 27-6 upset of the Vikings on Sunday afternoon. Cousins...

The Latest: Woods headed for victory, Rose is top challenger

Sep. 23, 2018 4:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the Tour Championship (all times local): 4 p.m. Tiger Woods has a five-shot lead and is nine holes away from his first victory in more than five years. His closest challenger is Justin Rose. Of the final six players to tee off Sunday, Woods is the only one who was under par for...

Manning throws 2 TDs as Giants beat Texans 27-22 for 1st win

Sep. 23, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Eli Manning threw for 297 yards and two touchdowns and rookie Saquon Barkley added a score as the New York Giants got their first win with a 27-22 victory over the struggling Houston Texans on Sunday. The Giants (1-2) were up by 14 at halftime but had trouble moving the ball in the second...

The Latest: 49ers' Garoppolo carted off late vs. Chiefs

Sep. 23, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 4:05 p.m. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been knocked out of their game against Kansas City late in the fourth quarter after taking a wicked shot from cornerback Steven Nelson along the sideline. Garoppolo could have stepped out of...

Newton's 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals 31-21

Sep. 23, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, Christian McCaffrey racked up a career-high 184 yards rushing and the Carolina Panthers handed the Cincinnati Bengals their first loss of the season 31-21 on Sunday. Newton completed 15 of 24 passes for 150 yards and ran for...

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Sep. 23, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Receiver Albert Wilson threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to put the Miami Dolphins ahead midway through the fourth quarter, and then turned a short reception into a 74-yard score that sealed a 28-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Miami coach Adam Gase used creative...

Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

Sep. 23, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes — all in the first half Sunday — and the Washington Redskins held on for a 31-17 victory over a gimpy Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who again had complaints...

Bad press for No. 1 Alabama? Saban says yes, please

Sep. 23, 2018 2:16 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban had one last request before leaving the podium following the latest lopsided win: Go negative. Please. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's master motivator would like a little bad press to help keep his team grounded. It's been that kind of start for Alabama's...

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Flacco shines as Ravens deal Broncos first loss, 27-14

Sep. 23, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Flacco picked apart Denver's depleted defense for 277 yards and a touchdown, and the Baltimore Ravens defeated the previously unbeaten Broncos 27-14 Sunday. Connecting with eight receivers, Flacco went 25 for 40 without an interception on a rainy afternoon. He threw 28 passes in the...

Reserves lead Braves to 5th straight win, eliminate Phillies

Sep. 23, 2018 4:45 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lane Adams homered and drove in two runs, Anibal Sanchez won for the first time in nine starts and the Atlanta Braves used a lineup of reserves to win their fifth straight game, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The loss dropped Philadelphia from postseason contention. Atlanta,...

The Latest: 49ers' Garoppolo carted off late vs. Chiefs

Sep. 23, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 4:05 p.m. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been knocked out of their game against Kansas City late in the fourth quarter after taking a wicked shot from cornerback Steven Nelson along the sideline. Garoppolo could have stepped out of...

Bills stun Vikings 27-6 in rookie Allen's 1st road start

Sep. 23, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Allen played with the poise of a well-seasoned quarterback for the Buffalo Bills by accounting for three touchdowns in his first road start in the NFL. Allen made Minnesota's Kirk Cousins look like the raw rookie in a stunning 27-6 upset of the Vikings on Sunday afternoon. Cousins...

Peterson runs for 120 yards, 2 TDs, Skins top Packers 31-17

Sep. 23, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Adrian Peterson ran for 120 yards and a pair of 2-yard scores, Alex Smith threw two touchdown passes — all in the first half Sunday — and the Washington Redskins held on for a 31-17 victory over a gimpy Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers, who again had complaints...

Unbeaten and No. 17 Kentucky savoring best start since 2008

Sep. 23, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Benny Snell Jr. has answered every challenge with a punishing rushing performance that further stokes the Kentucky running back's confidence. The junior is getting plenty of chances thanks to the Wildcats' relentless defense, a strong combination that has the unbeaten program off to...

Snell wins 21st, 9th in row, as Rays beat Blue Jays 5-2

Sep. 23, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blake Snell won his ninth straight start to increasing his major league-leading victories total to 21, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 on Sunday to stave off elimination. Tampa Bay began the day 7½ games behind Oakland for the AL's second wild card and would be...

Trick plays help unbeaten Dolphins beat Raiders 28-20

Sep. 23, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Receiver Albert Wilson threw a 52-yard touchdown pass to put the Miami Dolphins ahead midway through the fourth quarter, and then turned a short reception into a 74-yard score that sealed a 28-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. Miami coach Adam Gase used creative...

Newton's 4 TDs lift Panthers over Bengals 31-21

Sep. 23, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, Christian McCaffrey racked up a career-high 184 yards rushing and the Carolina Panthers handed the Cincinnati Bengals their first loss of the season 31-21 on Sunday. Newton completed 15 of 24 passes for 150 yards and ran for...

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs beat 49ers, 38-27

Sep. 23, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes is just as efficient at home as he is on the road. He gets the same results, too. After winning his first three starts, all away from Arrowhead Stadium, the second-year pro finally made his regular-season home debut Sunday. Mahomes responded by torching...