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Allison, Rourke lead Ohio to 66-24 win over Bowling Green

Nov. 19, 2019 11:20 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — O’Shaan Allison had touchdown runs of 54, 7 and 53 yards, Nathan Rourke accounted for four TDs, and Ohio beat Bowling Green 66-24 on Tuesday night. Rourke was 14-of-21 passing for 267 yards and three touchdowns and added an 8-yard scoring run that gave Ohio a 38-21 lead...

Eastern Michigan beats NIU 45-17 to gain bowl eligibility

Nov. 19, 2019 11:05 PM EST

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Mike Glass threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and Eastern Michigan rolled past Northern Illinois 45-17 on Tuesday night. The Eagles (6-5, 3-4) snapped an 11-game losing streak to the Huskies (4-7, 3-4) dating to 2007 and ended NIU’s title hopes in the Mid-American...

Minnesota QB Morgan uncertain for next game with concussion

Nov. 19, 2019 11:01 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The status of quarterback Tanner Morgan is uncertain for 11th-ranked Minnesota’s game at Northwestern after back-to-back sacks in the last game put the sophomore in the concussion protocol. Coach P.J. Fleck said Tuesday that Morgan has made progress this week, but the Big...

LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia remain atop CFP rankings

Nov. 19, 2019 9:04 PM EST

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota. The...

Kickers making field goals at NFL’s worst rate since 2003

Nov. 19, 2019 7:58 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have a very proud tradition of successful kickers over the past couple of decades ranging from Al Del Greco, Joe Nedney, the late Rob Bironas to now Ryan Succop. That’s what makes this season so very surprising. The Titans are on their third different...

Iowa State in position to break offensive marks

Nov. 19, 2019 7:26 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — With three games left, Iowa State is in position to put up the best offensive season in school history. The Cyclones (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) enter Saturday’s home finale against Kansas (3-7, 1-6) — which has the league’s worst defense — with a chance to move closer...

Dantonio says he plans to return as Michigan State coach

Nov. 19, 2019 7:21 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio made his clearest statement yet about his future, saying he intends to be Michigan State’s coach next season. Dantonio had been vague recently when the topic had come up, but Tuesday he quickly said “yes” when asked if he planned to be the coach...

Patriots activate Wynn, place Olszewski on injured reserve

Nov. 19, 2019 6:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have activated left tackle Isaiah Wynn from injured reserve in hopes of bolstering their injury-plagued offensive line. New England announced the move Tuesday. In addition, the Patriots have placed rookie receiver Gunner Olszewski on IR with ankle and hamstring injuries. Wynn...

No. 3 Clemson playing powerhouse football headed into bye

Nov. 19, 2019 6:35 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson’s week off in early October was filled with questions and a fall from No. 1 in the rankings. Six weeks later the third-ranked Tigers feel they are in a much better place, prepping for the College Football Playoffs. Clemson (11-0; No. 3 CFP), which headed into the first...

Food for thought: Broncos rehash recent loss over team meal

Nov. 19, 2019 6:18 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — On the plane ride home, the Denver Broncos struggled to stomach blowing a 20-point halftime lead. So, they went to dinner upon their return. The entire team. For some table talk they hoped would bear fruit. With Von Miller delivering a few words. Basically, the veteran pass-rusher...