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Stanford, Washington St look to redeem disappointing seasons

Nov. 15, 2019 1:36 PM EST

Stanford and Washington State will face off Saturday trying to take the next step toward redeeming disappointing seasons. Both teams need to win two of their next three games to qualify for a bowl, a solid goal for programs out of contention in the Pac-12 that have made a habit of getting to the postseason in...

No. 9 Penn State looking to bounce back vs No. 24 Indiana

Nov. 15, 2019 1:00 PM EST

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State still has a path to the College Football Playoff, although the No. 9 Nittany Lions can’t afford another slipup. Especially against a team they’ve historically beaten. However, this Indiana team is different, and the No. 24 Hoosiers (7-2, 4-2 Big Ten) are...

Cowboys clicking on offense heading into matchup with Lions

Nov. 15, 2019 12:36 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys ’ offense is having a great year — statistically at least. Dallas is leading the league in total yards for a fourth straight week and has a chance to close the season as the NFL’s top-ranked offense for the first time in 42 years. “It’s...

Browns star Garrett facing NFL discipline after outburst

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett swung a helmet. The NFL will soon swing back. The Browns star could be facing an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst Thursday night, when he ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and clubbed him on the head during the final...

Garrett loses cool, hits Steelers QB with helmet in brawl

Nov. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns were seconds away from a season-changing win when Myles Garrett lost his composure in a moment of rage rarely seen on an NFL field. Garrett tore off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet, wildly swung it and hit the QB in the head, a shocking act that will likely...

Georgia-Auburn set for ‘old-fashioned SEC football’ matchup

Nov. 15, 2019 10:16 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Georgia and Auburn are appropriately old-school for one of the Deep South’s oldest rivalry. They run far more frequently than they throw, have terrific defenses and are especially adept at clamping down on opponents’ ground games. The vintage formula has worked quite well...

New Davis Cup era begins with revamped format, new features

Nov. 15, 2019 7:27 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — The famous face behind the biggest overhaul in Davis Cup history can’t hide his anxiety. The men’s international team tournament that begins Monday in the Spanish capital will look nothing like the first one in 1900, nor any other edition after that. “To tell you the...

A position-by-position look at the free agent market

Nov. 15, 2019 3:46 AM EST

Patrick Corbin was an exception last offseason. Amid a slow free agent market — some stars didn’t sign until after the start of spring training — Corbin’s search for a new home was over in December when he received a $140 million, six-year contract from Washington. That worked out...

New Mexico seeking normalcy facing No. 19 Boise State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:23 AM EST

Even after decades of being associated with college football, this has been a new experience for New Mexico coach Bob Davie. The entire season, really, has been hard for the Lobos. The latest and biggest blow was the death of defensive lineman Nahje Flowers last week. For Davie it was the first time he could...

Iafallo scores in OT, Kings rally for 3-2 win over Red Wings

Nov. 15, 2019 3:16 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Young forwards Alex Iafallo and Adrian Kempe did enough to help the Los Angeles Kings to consecutive wins. Iafallo scored 23 seconds into overtime and the Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Thursday night. Kempe scored with 1:48 remaining in the third period to tie the game at...