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Missouri looks to snap losing skid in battle of Tigers

Oct. 19, 2018 11:42 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri spent last week hanging around in the first half with top-ranked Alabama, helped by injuries to the Crimson Tide's star quarterback and two of their best wide receivers. Alabama still ran away to a 39-10 victory. Afterward, Tigers coach Barry Odom afterward called the Crimson...

Desperate Arkansas keeping hopes high against Tulsa

Oct. 19, 2018 11:35 AM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Even in a year full of one disheartening setback after another, Arkansas' second-half collapse in a loss to Mississippi last week had a particular sting to it. The Razorbacks (1-6) appeared well on their way to earning their first Southeastern Conference victory under first-year...

No. 1 Alabama seeks to beat Tennessee for 12th straight year

Oct. 19, 2018 11:27 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama's last obstacle before a Western Division showdown with No. 5 LSU is a longtime Southeastern Conference rival it has treated as little more than a speed bump for over a decade. Yet the top-ranked Crimson Tide say they're taking nothing for granted heading into Saturday's...

Division still in sight, No. 23 Wisconsin hosts Illini next

Oct. 19, 2018 5:29 AM EDT

A loss at the Big House left Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook and his teammates reassessing their goals. The playoff is now out of reach for the 23rd-ranked Badgers after getting blown out last week at Michigan, though they still control their destiny in the Big Ten West. Win their last six regular-season...

No. 2 Buckeyes still seeking improvement on trip to Purdue

Oct. 19, 2018 4:01 AM EDT

Jeff Brohm sees all sorts of challenges in No. 2 Ohio State. Purdue's coach knows the Buckeyes are big and strong, capable of scoring dozens of points and of making life miserable for opponents. Urban Meyer views his team quite differently. No, he won't quibble with the impressive wins or the undefeated record...

Islanders score 4 goals in 3rd period, top Kings 7-2

Oct. 19, 2018 2:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Valtteri Filppula isn't taking many shots, but the third-line center is making them count. The New York Islanders decided to follow his lead, with Filppula scoring two goals on two shots to help his team snap a two-game road losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on...

Verlander, Astros can't soar into another World Series.

Oct. 19, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander and the Houston Astros couldn't soar into another World Series. A year after Houston won the first title in the team's 56 seasons, Verlander had a rare off night in an elimination game and the Astros lost the AL Championship Series to the Boston Red Sox in five games. "This...

Broncos return 2 interceptions for TDs, beat Cardinals 45-10

Oct. 19, 2018 12:47 AM EDT

Von Miller vowed his Denver Broncos would kick the Arizona Cardinals' behind, except he didn't say behind. Consider it a promise kept. Emmanuel Sanders threw and caught touchdown passes, Denver returned two interceptions for first-quarter touchdowns and the Broncos snapped a four-game losing streak with a 45-10...

Simmons triple-double leads 76ers past Bulls 127-108

Oct. 18, 2018 11:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 Philadelphia 76ers fans exhort him to shoot each time he touched the ball, a roaring confidence boost for a No. 1 pick closer to a bust than brilliance. Fultz had the look he wanted in the second quarter. He dribbled to the foul line without a defender in his...

Landeskog's hat trick leads Avalanche past Devils 5-3

Oct. 18, 2018 11:46 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Colorado squandered a chance at victory on the start of its East Coast swing, and Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog wasn't about to let it happen a second time. Landeskog scored three goals, the last of which put Colorado ahead with 3:22 remaining, and the Avalanche beat the...