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No. 10 Penn St holds on to white out No. 22 Auburn 28-20

Sep. 18, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker broke up a desperation pass toward the end zone by Auburn's Bo Nix as time expired and No. 10 Penn State held on to beat No. 22 Auburn 28-20 on Saturday night. Sean Clifford completed 28 of 32 passes for 280 yards and two...

Young holds up, No. 1 Alabama holds off No. 11 Florida 31-29

Sep. 18, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Young heard all about the Swamp. He knew it would be deafening at times and difficult, if not impossible, for a visiting quarterback to communicate. He also understood the key to handling such a raucous environment: a fast start. ...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-to-super Super Powers show cracks

Sep. 18, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

Alabama looked beatable for the first time. Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite . Maybe college football's season of the Super Teams won't be such a forgone...

Rattler, No. 3 Oklahoma hold off Nebraska 23-16

Sep. 18, 2021 17:48 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma and Nebraska played as if they were trying to uphold the history of the rivalry. Spencer Rattler passed for a touchdown and ran for another, and No. 3 Oklahoma held on to beat Nebraska 23-16 on Saturday. Celebrating the...

No. 6 Clemson uses goal-line stand to hold off Georgia Tech

Sep. 18, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney sees a championship group on defense. His offense? That's another matter. Swinney said the Tigers' attack is closer to its strong past than it has looked this season, including in a 14-8 victory over Georgia Tech on...

Larson wins at Bristol while Harvick and Elliott feud

Sep. 18, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Larson won at Bristol Motor Speedway — not really a big surprise or even the most interesting part of NASCAR's first playoff elimination race. The post-race feud between reigning Cup Series champion Chase Elliott and Kevin Harvick stole the...

MLB ERA leader Scherzer dominates again, Dodgers beat Reds

Sep. 18, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer pitched seven shutout innings in another dominant performance for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who kept up their push in the NL West with a 5-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Scherzer (15-4) improved to 7-0 in nine starts since...

Padres' Machado screams at Tatis in dugout after ump dispute

Sep. 18, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Manny Machado screamed at All-Star teammate Fernando Tatis Jr. in the dugout during the fifth inning of the San Diego Padres’ crucial game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Machado shouted and cursed at Tatis, telling him “it’s...

Seahawks-Titans heads Week 2 games with 2020 playoff teams

Sep. 18, 2021 09:32 AM EDT

Russell Wilson put off watching film for an extra hour to join Peyton and Eli Manning and provide commentary on the alternate “Monday Night Football” broadcast as the Ravens-Raiders thriller went to overtime. After carving up the Colts’ secondary in the opener,...

Saints enter Carolina game without 8 assistant coaches

Sep. 18, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints will have a total of eight coaches unable to attend Sunday's road game against the Panthers because of positive COVID-19 tests. While offensive line coach Brendan Nugent has cleared COVID-19 protocols and is now set to...

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Johnson leads James Madison over Weber State 37-24

Sep. 19, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Cole Johnson threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead third-ranked James Madison over No. 9 Weber State 37-24 on Saturday night. Johnson bullied into the end zone from the 3 late in the first quarter, and his 5-yard touchdown pass...

Kreilach, Real Salt Lake beat Sounders 2-1

Sep. 19, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored his 10th goal of the season and Real Salt Lake beat the Seattle Sounders 1-0 on Saturday night. David Ochoa had two saves for Real Salt Lake (10-9-6). The 20-year old has four shutouts this season. Aaron...

New Mexico State holds off South Carolina State rally, 43-35

Sep. 19, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Dino Maldonado threw for three touchdowns and Juwaun Price ran for two more as New Mexico State rolled to a 30-point lead in the third quarter, then held off a late rally to beat South Carolina State 43-35 on Saturday night. Price ran 14 yards...

Logan, Howard, send UT Martin past Northwestern St. 35-10

Sep. 19, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Peyton Logan ran for 179 yards on 14 carries and scored a touchdown and UT Martin beat Northwestern State 35-10 on Saturday. Keon Howard threw for 172 yards and a touchdown scored two rushing touchdowns and the Skyhawks (2-1) collected 260 yards...

McNeese uses strong second half to beat Southern 31-24

Sep. 19, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Mason Pierce returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and Cody Orgeron tossed a 3-yard scoring pass to Josh Matthews early in the fourth quarter to help McNeese rally past Southern 31-24 in nonconference play on Saturday. The first...

UL Monroe squeaks out a win over Jackson State, 12-7

Sep. 19, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

MONROE, La. (AP) — Calem Sutherland kicked four field goals and UL Monroe held off FCS-member Jackson State 12-7 on Saturday night. After Sutherland opened the scoring with a 29-yard field goal in the first quarter, Jackson State took the lead in the second period when...

Mets, Phillies minor leaguers protest pay with wristbands

Sep. 19, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minor league players in the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies farm systems are wearing teal wristbands Saturday to protest pay that they say is insufficient. At least 10 players from the Brooklyn Cyclones and Jersey Shore BlueClaws wore the...

Curt Casali's 2-run single holds up, Giants beat Braves 2-0

Sep. 19, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Curt Casali hit a two-run single in the fourth that held up, Alex Wood made an impressive three-inning return from COVID-19, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Saturday night. Wood struck out four and didn't walk a batter or...

San Diego St blows lead, holds off Utah 33-31 in triple OT

Sep. 19, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — By the time San Diego State dialed up a successful Philly Special on its final 2-point conversion attempt, it wasn't even the craziest part of the Aztecs' triple-overtime thriller with Utah. And after one last video review went their way, the...

Segura, Nola lead surging Phils past Mets, tighten NL East

Sep. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jean Segura had his first multi-homer game in almost five years, Aaron Nola snapped a nine-start winless streak and the surging Philadelphia Phillies tightened the NL East race, beating the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night. Bryce Harper drove in two runs...