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AP Top 25: Ohio State jumps Clemson to 3rd; Wisconsin falls

Oct. 20, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

Ohio State edged past Clemson to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll and Wisconsin dropped to 13th after being upset ahead of its showdown with the Buckeyes. Alabama remained No. 1 on Sunday in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 24 first-place votes. No. 2 LSU held its place and...

As Atlanta metro area booms, so does football in Georgia

Oct. 20, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The lawn in front of Milton High School looks big enough for a football field and provides a grand welcome mat to a building that would fit right in on the campus of a prestigious college, with its colonnade leading to an entrance of glass doors and tall windows. The 14-year-old building...

Nelson scores in OT to lift Islanders over Blue Jackets 3-2

Oct. 19, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The New York Islanders won again in overtime, this time when Brock Nelson scored 33 seconds into the extra period. They're getting used to it. The 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night gave the Islanders their fourth straight victory. Two of them have come in...

No. 21 Cincinnati holds on for 24-13 win over Tulsa

Oct. 19, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bearcats were going nowhere, and now their best running back was limping off the field, giving Gerrid Doaks the chance he'd long awaited. The junior running back who's been beset by injuries took the game into his hands and kept the 21ST-ranked Bearcats unbeaten in the American...

Buffalo finally wins on the road, blanks winless Akron, 21-0

Oct. 19, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ledarius Mack and Kadofi Wright each scored on fumble recoveries and Buffalo blanked winless Akron, 21-0 in a Mid-America Conference battle between teams still looking for a conference victory Saturday. The win was the second road MAC shutout and first road win of the year for the Bulls....

Ward's 3 TDs send Central Michigan past Bowling Green 38-20

Oct. 19, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jonathan Ward ran for three touchdowns as Central Michigan rolled to a 38-20 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. Ward had 130 yards on 21 carries for the Chippewas (5-3, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) who have won three straight. Quinten Dormady threw for 295 yards and a score....

Illinois stuns No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on last-second FG

Oct. 19, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — The plan was for Wisconsin to roll into a showdown with Ohio State next week unbeaten, with a defense putting up historic numbers and a Heisman Trophy contender at running back. Illinois had other plans. James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field as time expired and the Illini pulled off...

Miami of Ohio holds off Northern Illinois late, 27-24

Oct. 19, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

OKFORD, Ohio (AP) — Jaylon Bester ran for two touchdowns and Sam Sloman kicked two fourth-quarter field goals that allowed Miami of Ohio to hold off Northern Illinois, 27-24 in a Mid-America Conference battle Saturday afternoon. Marcus Childers nosed in from a yard out to put Northern Illinois up 10-0 with...

Illinois stuns No. 6 Badgers 24-23 on McCourt game-ending FG

Oct. 19, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — James McCourt kicked a 39-yard field as time expired and Illinois pulled off the biggest upset of the college football season, knocking off No. 6 Wisconsin 24-23 on Saturday. Tony Adams picked off a pass by Jack Coan for the Illini (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten), who were 30 ½-point...

Tuggle's late TDs lift Ohio past Kent State 45-38

Oct. 19, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — De'Montre Tuggle rushed for two touchdowns, a one-yard plunge to break a tie in the third quarter and a 19-yarder in the final three minutes to ice Ohio's 45-38 win over Kent State in a key Mid-America Conference East Division clash on Saturday. The teams began the second half tied...