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Washington's MJ Tafisi suffers stinger in win over Arizona

Oct. 14, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington linebacker MJ Tafisi, who was taken off the field on a stretcher during the 25th-ranked Huskies' win over Arizona, suffered a "significant" stinger and there is no timeline yet for his return to action, coach Chris Petersen said Monday. Tafisi was strapped down on the stretcher...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: How to use head-to-head results?

Oct. 14, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

Georgia beats Notre Dame in a close game at home. Georgia loses to unranked South Carolina in double overtime at home. Both Notre Dame and Georgia are 5-1. Which team should be ranked higher: Notre Dame or Georgia? In the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, the poll voters went with Notre Dame at No. 8...

Cardinals beat Falcons 34-33 after Bryant's extra point miss

Oct. 13, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona's Kliff Kingsbury said he didn't even bother to watch Matt Bryant's extra point attempt near the end of the fourth quarter. The Cardinals coach was too busy trying to figure out what his offense was going to run during the minute and 53 seconds left in the game. The way it...

AP Top 25: LSU jumps to No. 2; Upset drops Georgia to No. 10

Oct. 13, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in Tuscaloosa. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past...

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Oct. 13, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nearly two decades after getting Arizona voters' approval, a law mandating an English-only education for non-native speakers may get repealed in 2020. Democratic Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman intends to make a repeal a top priority and is seeing support even from some...

Eason, Ahmed lead Washington over Arizona 51-27

Oct. 13, 2019 3:36 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jacob Eason and the Washington offense had struggled for the better part of two games by the time the quarterback saw Aaron Fuller sprinting toward the front corner of the end zone. Then came a beautifully-thrown ball over Fuller's right shoulder for a 22-yard touchdown. Suddenly, the...

Burakovsky scores in OT, Avalanche beat Coyotes 3-2

Oct. 13, 2019 1:22 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pavel Francouz had plenty of time to think about his first NHL start, and the 29-year-old goaltender made it a memorable one. Francouz had 34 saves, Andre Burakovsky scored at 3:29 of overtime and the Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night. "I was dreaming about a moment...

No. 15 Utah routs Oregon State 52-7

Oct. 13, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Zack Moss declared his return in a striking way. He rushed for 121 yards and two touchdowns, including a 91-yard scoring run in the opening quarter, and No. 15 Utah routed Oregon State 52-7 on Saturday night. Moss, who was returning from a shoulder injury, sat out the second half. He...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim

Oct. 13, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

A college football season truly starts with the first big upset. Game on. No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped 20-17 in double overtime by 24-point underdog South Carolina, which had to play its backup quarterback after halftime — on...

No. 18 Arizona State rallies to beat Washington State 38-34

Oct. 12, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State's defense limited the damage of a late shanked punt, holding Washington State to a field goal and a three-point lead. That set the stage for Jayden Daniels. The unflappable freshman quarterback has thrived in late moments like these through his first season and added...