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Virginia coach says Cavaliers not looking past Liberty

Nov. 22, 2019 10:33 AM EST

Virginia is on upset alert heading into its game against Liberty. The Flames (6-4) are one victory away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time in program history. The Cavaliers (7-3), meanwhile, have already secured a bowl spot and after hosting Liberty will take on No. 25 Virginia Tech with the...

Mac Jones leads No. 5 Alabama against Western Carolina

Nov. 22, 2019 10:06 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The fifth-ranked Alabama officially begins the remainder of its football season without Tua Tagovailoa when FCS Western Carolina visits Bryant-Denny Stadium, five days after the team’s star quarterback had surgery on his right hip. Alabama (9-1) remains fifth in the College...

Mississippi State ready for FCS program Abilene Christian

Nov. 22, 2019 8:00 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State finishes the nonconference portion of its schedule against Football Championship Subdivision program Abilene Christian. The Bulldogs (4-6) must win their final two games to become eligible for a 10th consecutive bowl appearance. The matchup with Abilene Christian...

No. 20 Boise State dealing with injuries to top 2 QBs

Nov. 22, 2019 4:02 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Boise State is moving closer to yet another Mountain West Conference championship game appearance. This time, the 20th-ranked Broncos have to do it with uncertainty at quarterback. Starter Hank Bachmeier and backup Chase Cord were sidelined with injuries in Boise State's 42-9 win over...

No. 6 Oregon faces Arizona State with CFP hopes intact

Nov. 22, 2019 3:58 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Oregon took care of one goal, clinching the Pac-12 North with a blowout win against Arizona last week. Facing another team from the desert in Arizona State, the sixth-ranked Ducks can ill-afford a slipup. At No. 6 in the latest standings, Oregon is still in the mix for a College...

Hopkins has 2 TDs, Texans beat Colts 20-17 to top AFC South

Nov. 22, 2019 2:49 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Determined to bounce back from an embarrassing loss, the Houston Texans used big performances from Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins and solid defense to beat the Indianapolis Colts and move into first place in the AFC South. Watson threw two touchdown passes to Hopkins and finished with...

Kings pick apart Oilers' top line 5-1 to stay hot at home

Nov. 22, 2019 2:47 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings coach Todd McLellan described the offensive prowess of Edmonton Oilers stars Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl as “as close to unstoppable right now” as anyone in the NHL. The Kings found a way to stop them, by forcing McDavid and Draisaitl to play from...

Ingram leads Pelicans past Suns 124-121

Nov. 22, 2019 2:22 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Saddled with four fouls and struggling with his shot, Brandon Ingram stayed aggressive. It worked out quite well. Ingram scored 15 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and JJ Redick had 26 points, leading the New Orleans Pelicans to a 124-121 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night....

Colts struggle in pass game in 20-17 loss to Texans

Nov. 22, 2019 1:46 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Jacoby Brissett and the Indianapolis Colts couldn't get their passing game going on Thursday night against the Houston Texans, and it cost them a win and the top spot in the AFC South. Brissett managed just 129 yards passing as the Texans (7-4) got a 20-17 victory to move into first place in...

Benn scores winner, Stars take 5th straight, 5-3 over Jets

Nov. 22, 2019 1:09 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Jamie Benn used a lesson from his youth baseball days to help score the tiebreaking goal Thursday night. Benn backhanded the winner with 4:21 left, and the rolling Dallas Stars beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 after blowing a three-goal lead. "I wasn't having a very good game, and even started that...