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Tagovailoa out for season after hip injury vs Mississippi St

Nov. 17, 2019 12:54 AM EST

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season — and maybe his Alabama career. The Crimson Tide’s star quarterback will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the first half of No. 4...

Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout

Nov. 17, 2019 12:41 AM EST

RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EST

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU. The junior quarterback seemed done for the day with the Crimson Tide up...

Photographer hit in Georgia-Auburn game out of hospital

Nov. 17, 2019 12:58 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A photographer who was treated at a hospital after she was hit on the sideline of the Georgia-Auburn game Saturday and carted off the field is out of the hospital. A Georgia statement said Chamberlain Smith was sent to East Alabama Medical Center in nearby Opelika. The school...

No. 23 Iowa hands No. 7 Minnesota its first loss, 23-19

Nov. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while. Nate Stanley threw two touchdown passes and Tyler Goodson ran for a score to help No. 23 Iowa beat No. 7 Minnesota 23-19 on Saturday, handing the Gophers their first loss...

No. 5 Georgia holds on, beats No. 13 Auburn 21-14

Nov. 16, 2019 9:00 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Georgia’s defense entered the fourth quarter vying for another shutout. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs ended it with two big stops — and another division title. In between, things got interesting. Jake Fromm passed for three touchdowns and Georgia’s defense delivered in...

Hurts, No. 10 Oklahoma rally to beat No. 12 Baylor 34-31

Nov. 17, 2019 1:00 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was shouting at himself coming off the field after his third turnover, a fumble when running toward the end zone. When it was all over, Hurts and coach Lincoln Riley were sharing a joyous embrace and the No. 10 Sooners’ playoff hopes were still...

Burrow throws 5 TDs, No. 1 LSU beats Mississippi 58-37

Nov. 17, 2019 12:05 AM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow’s postgame shrug pretty much summed up what kind of a season it has been for LSU. “You know things have changed at LSU when you have 700 yards of total offense and everybody is upset in the locker room,” the Heisman Trophy front-runner said. Burrow threw...

Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105

Nov. 16, 2019 11:43 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Undermanned and playing for the second consecutive night, the Houston Rockets still had plenty of reason to be confident. “I would think it would give you confidence,” coach Mike D’Antoni said. “You’re playing with a bazooka out there.” A bazooka...

English chips in and takes 1-shot lead at Mayakoba

Nov. 16, 2019 6:21 PM EST

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Harris English feels he got away from the basics that carried him to a promising start to his PGA Tour career. He hopes he’s headed in that direction again. English holed a chip-and-run from off the 18th green Saturday for birdie and a 7-under 64, giving him the...

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No. 6 Oregon downs Arizona 34-6 for 9th straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 3:30 AM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In securing a spot in the Pac-12 title game, Justin Herbert marveled at how far Oregon had come since his freshman year. Herbert threw for 333 yards and four touchdowns and No. 6 Oregon won its ninth straight game and clinched the Pac-12 North with a 34-6 victory over Arizona on...

Henderson throws 3 TD passes, No. 21 Broncos beat New Mexico

Nov. 17, 2019 3:27 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Starting a third quarterback in a season for the first time in 26 campaigns, Boise State was counting on some help from its defense against New Mexico. Sonatane Lui and teammates were happy to oblige. No. 21 Boise State forced a turnover on the first play from scrimmage and went on to...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

Slovis’ 4 TD passes lead USC past California 41-17

Nov. 17, 2019 3:08 AM EST

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The matchup between Southern California’s dynamic passing game and California’s stingy pass defense was a mismatch and so was the game between the Trojans and Golden Bears. Kedon Slovis had his third 400-yard passing game in the past four weeks and threw four touchdown...

Sharks top Red Wings 4-3 in shootout for sixth straight win

Nov. 17, 2019 3:00 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The surging San Jose Sharks weren’t at their best. Still, they did enough to keep their winning streak going. Kevin Labanc had a goal, two assists and the shootout winner as the beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Logan Couture had...

George’s 37 in home debut lead Clippers past Hawks 150-101

Nov. 17, 2019 2:37 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paul George made history in his Clippers home debut even though he considered it mere practice after missing the first 11 games of the season. George scored 37 points in 20 minutes, becoming the first NBA player to score that many in fewer than 21 minutes, and Los Angeles led all the way...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EST

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU. The junior quarterback seemed done for the day with the Crimson Tide up...

Rakocevic scores 24, grabs 11 boards; USC beats Nevada 76-66

Nov. 17, 2019 2:08 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Southern California passed its most challenging test so far this season with a 76-66 win over Nevada on Saturday night. Nick Rakocevic scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Daniel Utomi added 12 points and Elijah Weaver scored 11 for USC. After Nevada took a 21-18 lead with 8:33 left...

CS Fullerton tops CS Stanislaus 82-62

Nov. 17, 2019 1:57 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Austen Awosika had a career-high 26 points and Cal State Fullerton rolled past Cal State Stanislaus 82-62 on Saturday night. Awosika shot 9 for 11 from the foul line. He added six rebounds and six assists. Wayne Arnold had 14 points for Cal State Fullerton (2-2). Brandonn Kamga...

Terry's 21 points leads Stanford to 82-64 win over Broncos

Nov. 17, 2019 1:51 AM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tyrell Terry makes sure he gets in a certain amount of free throws and 3-pointers before he leaves the gym every night. It showed Saturday night. Terry scored 21 points, including an 11-of-11 performance from the foul line, in helping Stanford beat neighboring Santa Clara 82-64....