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No. 8 Utah routs UCLA 49-3 to improve to 9-1.

Nov. 17, 2019 1:14 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah dominated yet another opponent on both sides of the ball. The No. 8 Utes smothered UCLA on offense and shredded the Bruins on defense on their way to a 49-3 victory on Saturday night. It was the largest margin of victory for Utah in a Pac-12 game. Utah (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 7...

Utah has chance to solidify hold on Pac-12 South facing UCLA

Nov. 15, 2019 1:08 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A well-rounded offense has helped Utah edge closer to the College Football Playoff picture. The eighth-ranked Utes, who are seventh in the CFP rankings, have run off five straight victories and are a game ahead of UCLA and USC atop the Pac-12 South. Utah gets a chance to solidify its...

Thompson-Robinson big key to UCLA's second-half turnaround

Nov. 12, 2019 7:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one typifies the peaks and valleys of UCLA's season better than Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The sophomore quarterback struggled with consistency and turnovers as the Bruins got off to a 1-5 start, but he has played his best during their three-game winning streak. UCLA (4-5, 4-2 Pac-12)...

Ohio State, LSU, Alabama, Penn State top 1st CFP rankings

Nov. 5, 2019 11:45 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Two from the Big Ten. Two from the Southeastern Conference. And the undefeated defending national champions on the outside looking in — for now. Ohio State, LSU, Alabama and Penn State were the top four teams Tuesday night in the College Football Playoff selection committee's first...

Thompson-Robinson, Kelley lead UCLA to third straight win

Nov. 3, 2019 1:20 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA has gone from woeful to controlling its own destiny in the Pac-12 South in less than a month. The Bruins won their third straight game as Dorian Thompson-Robinson passed for two touchdowns and Joshua Kelley added two rushing scores in a 31-14 victory over Colorado on Saturday...

DeSean Jackson set to return for Eagles

Nov. 1, 2019 5:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DeSean Jackson is ready to return to action. The speedy receiver plans to play for the first time in two months when the Philadelphia Eagles (4-4) host the Chicago Bears (3-4) on Sunday. Jackson practiced this week on a limited basis and is officially listed as questionable. "Definitely...

Colorado, UCLA finding stride led by WR Shenault, RB Kelley

Nov. 1, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado and UCLA are finding success behind their standout players. Wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. for the Buffaloes and running back Joshua Kelley for the Bruins are hitting their stride. They're coming off their best performances of the season ahead of the matchup on Saturday....

49ers look to end 8-game skid vs. NFC West rival Cardinals

Oct. 30, 2019 6:10 PM EDT

Jim Tomsula and Chip Kelly couldn't do it in their one season as head coach in San Francisco. Kyle Shanahan hasn't done it in two years with the 49ers. The past three coaches in San Francisco have combined to lose eight straight games against the NFC West rival Cardinals heading into the first meeting this year...

Kelley has career-high 4 TDs, UCLA beats No. 24 Arizona St.

Oct. 27, 2019 12:50 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — UCLA coach Chip Kelly has often said that when running back Joshua Kelley plays well, the Bruins have a shot of winning. The senior running back had a career night Saturday, which is why the Bruins were able to beat a Top 25 team for the second time this season. Kelley scored a...

No. 24 Arizona State looks to rebound on road against UCLA

Oct. 25, 2019 4:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Herm Edwards has wondered all season how Arizona State would respond to adversity. He finds out on Saturday when his No. 24 Sun Devils play at UCLA. Arizona State is coming off a 24-3 loss at No. 12 Utah last week when it struggled on offense. "I think we learned some lessons, the team...