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Tigers, Peralta slow AL-East leading Rays 2-0

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wily Peralta gave up three hits in seven innings, and Eric Haase and Dustin Garneau homered for the Detroit Tigers in a 2-0 win over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Peralta (4-3) and three relievers limited the Rays to five...

Heavy rain, flash flooding in Alabama kills motorist

Sep. 19, 2021 15:51 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday found the body of a man whose vehicle was overtaken by water during flash flooding in Tuscaloosa the day before. A spokeswoman for the Tuscaloosa police, Stephanie Taylor, told Al.com that the man's body was found shortly...

AP Top 25: Clemson, Ohio State slip; Penn State jumps to 6th

Sep. 19, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

Clemson and Ohio State slipped to the back of the top 10 in The Associated Press college football poll on Sunday and Penn State jumped four spots to No. 6 after another weekend in which lots of ranked teams had issues. Even No. 1 Alabama. The...

Auburn plans town hall following sexual assault complaints

Sep. 19, 2021 11:18 AM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University plans to hold a town hall on sexual assault following a trio of recent reported cases that prompted a protest by dozens of students and advocates. Representatives from campus security, student affairs, the Auburn Police Division and...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Not-so-super superpowers show cracks

Sep. 19, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

Alabama looked beatable for the first time. Ohio State's defense still looks discombobulated, Clemson's offense still looks limp and Oklahoma still looks far from elite. Maybe college football's season of the super teams won't be such a foregone...

Corral accounts for 7 TDs, No. 17 Rebels beat Tulane 61-21

Sep. 19, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Matt Corral was not going to let an extended weather delay spoil his night. The Mississippi quarterback shrugged off the nearly two-hour pause and posted a record-setting performance. “We had the best week of practice that we’ve had since I’ve...

Young's late pick slams door on Alcorn St. in S. Alabama win

Sep. 19, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Kareem Walker ran for 150 yards and three touchdowns and South Alabama rallied and then held off Alcorn State for 28-21 win on Saturday. Tre Young intercepted the Braves' Felix Harper in the end zone with 1:55 left to preserve the lead. ...

No. 10 Penn St holds on to white out No. 22 Auburn 28-20

Sep. 19, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jaquan Brisker skipped across a field littered with white pom poms and toward a row of Penn State students painted white from head to toe. The Nittany Lions' star safety had a big smile on his face, and it didn’t fade one bit even as he...

Kentucky student learns results of project sent into space

Sep. 19, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

CANNONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Rachel Blevins has just begun her sophomore year at Boyd County High School, but she has already had an experiment sent to the International Space Station. Blevins’s mom found out about a space camp in Lexington that happened to be during fall...

Rick Bragg to receive Fitzgerald Museum Literary Prize

Sep. 19, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Winning awards isn’t a new thing for Rick Bragg, a prolific Alabama author and journalist from Pelham who has even earned a Pulitzer Prize. But this new one’s a little extra special. After all, it’s named in honor of Bragg’s favorite...