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Iowa to reopen inquiry about band treatment at Iowa State

Sep. 21, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa is reopening an inquiry into allegations that members of the university band were targets of abuse during a game at Iowa State University. Members of the Hawkeye Marching Band alleged they were subjected to racial slurs, verbal and physical and sexual...

Browns place LB Christian Kirksey on injured reserve

Sep. 21, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Christian Kirksey has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a chest injury against the Jets. The team made the move with one of its captains on Saturday. Kirskey will miss at least eight games and may need surgery. The loss of Kirksey will put more strain on a...

2 teens wounded in shooting at high school football game

Sep. 21, 2019 9:48 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say a shooting at a high school football game has left two teenagers hospitalized. Shots rang out at Simon Gratz High School around 7:30 p.m. Friday, causing dozens of fans to leave the stands and run across the football field. It's not clear what sparked the gunfire...

UCF to build lazy river next to football stadium

Sep. 21, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The University of Central Florida is taking tailgating to another level for the 2020 football season with plans for a lazy river outside the stadium. UCF announced this month that they'll be offering 250 McNamara Cove memberships for $2,500 each. The all-inclusive package covers...

USC QB Slovis knocked out of Utah game on second play

Sep. 21, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis was knocked out of the Trojans' 30-23 victory against No. 10 Utah on Friday night after taking a legal but hard hit from Utes defensive tackle Leki Fotu early in the first quarter. USC coach Clay Helton said Slovis was "dinged up" and was not...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month. A few weeks later, Fink found himself passing for 351 yards, leading a victory over No. 10 Utah at the roaring Coliseum, and sitting...

Big 2nd half leads No. 20 Boise State past Air Force 30-19

Sep. 21, 2019 1:41 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hank Bachmeier's arm and poise carried No. 20 Boise State until Robert Mahone took over in the fourth quarter. And the Broncos' defense? It continued to stymie opponents in the second half, even if it finally gave up some points. "The second half we just went out there and tried to put...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 12:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Pittman Jr. caught 10 passes for a career-high 232 yards and a touchdown from backup quarterback Matt Fink, who passed for 351 yards in Southern California's 30-23 victory over No. 10 Utah on Friday night. Fink, a junior who nearly transferred last spring, went 21 of 30 with...

Collinsworth calling Browns, harkens back to early years

Sep. 21, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

Cris Collinsworth will get to experience a rarity this week. He gets to call a Browns game when NBC's "Sunday Night Football" travels to Cleveland for the first time since 2008. When he was starting out as an analyst, it seemed like Browns games were all that Collinsworth was doing. Before Collinsworth became a...

Henderson's 3 TDs, Hale's 5 FGs lead Louisiana Tech to win

Sep. 21, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Justin Henderson rushed for 141 yards and three touchdowns, Bailey Hale tied a program record with five field goals and Louisiana Tech beat Florida International 43-31 on Friday night. Hale kicked field goals of 41, 25 and 29 yards in the fourth quarter to give Tech a 36-24 lead with...