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Top-ranked Sam Houston rolls on with 16th straight win

Oct. 23, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid threw a pair of touchdown passes, Ramon Jefferson ran for two more scores and FCS top-ranked Sam Houston rolled past Jacksonville State 42-7 on Saturday for the Bearkats' 16th straight victory. Zerrick Cooper ran in from 6 yards out...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= All Saints 55, Old Plank Christian 0 Alonso 52, Robinson 17 Armwood 41, Wiregrass Ranch 11 Atlantic Community 41, Blanche Ely 13 Auburndale 37, Eau Gallie 23 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Albemarle 46, Monroe Union Academy 20 Apex Middle Creek 48, Friendship 13 Arden Christ School 34, Charlotte Christian 31 Asheville 48, North Buncombe 6 Asheville Erwin 25,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 42, Bullock County 0 Alexandria 43, Leeds 7 Aliceville 42, Winston County 24 American Christian Academy 48, West Blocton 16 Andalusia 48,...

Man gets 2 years for lying about hurricane damage for money

Oct. 22, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for lying about damage caused by Hurricane Irma in order to receive disaster relief money. Deontre Javan Taylor, 27, was sentenced Friday in Jacksonville federal court, according...

Analysis: Several NFL teams entering danger zone very early

Oct. 22, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

While it's too early to write off any NFL team's season — oh wait, we forgot about Detroit, Houston, Miami, Jacksonville and the rotten Big Apple — there is plenty of angst spread across the lower ends of the standings. As we dismiss those clubs mentioned above, we...

Meyer's plan: Get Jacksonville 'rocking' with wins, upgrades

Oct. 21, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — In a crowded locker room bustling with excitement following Jacksonville’s first victory in nearly 400 days, coach Urban Meyer told his players to take a knee, grab a hand and squeeze tight. “We’re going to get used to doing this a...

Well-rested Falcons head to Miami to face Dolphins

Oct. 21, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Most NFL teams who are chosen to play in London take the following week off, a perk that gives minds and bodies a needed break after enduring two intercontinental flights that come in the span of three or four days. Not the Miami Dolphins. ...

Florida State says it won't overlook UMass with Clemson next

Oct. 21, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — As Florida State prepares for Saturday’s game against UMass, it would be easy to expect the Seminoles to focus their attention instead on a rivalry game with Clemson on Oct. 30. “I can promise you we’re not going to look past anybody,”...

Falcons are slight road favorite against reeling Dolphins

Oct. 21, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

ATLANTA (2-3) at MIAMI (1-5) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Atlanta by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Atlanta 2-3; Miami 2-4. SERIES RECORD: Dolphins lead 9-4. ...