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Cases in which police officers were charged in shootings

Oct. 14, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fatally shot a black woman while she was inside her home was arrested Monday and charged with murder. Here's a look at that and other high-profile cases in recent years in which officers were charged in the fatal shootings of black...

Texas defense going from bad to worse at midseason

Oct. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The defensive numbers for No. 15 Texas are bad and getting worse. After losing to No. 5 Oklahoma on Saturday, the Longhorns rank last in the Big 12 in pass defense and total defense, and their current pace of 453.3 total yards allowed per game would break some dubious records set...

Oklahoma State needs bounce-back effort from QB Sanders

Oct. 14, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State's starting quarterback and redshirt freshman Spencer Sanders has experienced ups and downs during his last three outings. The Cowboys face No. 18 Baylor (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) at home on Saturday following its bye week. Oklahoma State (4-2, 1-2) will need a strong showing...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: How to use head-to-head results?

Oct. 14, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

Georgia beats Notre Dame in a close game at home. Georgia loses to unranked South Carolina in double overtime at home. Both Notre Dame and Georgia are 5-1. Which team should be ranked higher: Notre Dame or Georgia? In the latest AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, the poll voters went with Notre Dame at No. 8...

STAT WATCH: Midseason leaders a mix of familiar, new names

Oct. 14, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A review of college football statistics at midseason shows a lot of familiar names at or near the top of the charts, and a few surprises, too. Oklahoma is on track to lead the nation in offense for a third straight year. Then there's LSU, which has ranked in the top 50 in offense only three other seasons since...

Perry leads Navy over Tulsa 45-17

Oct. 13, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Few people who watched the game would agree, but Malcolm Perry thought he didn't play well Saturday night. Perry rushed for 218 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries to lead Navy to a 45-17 victory over Tulsa, but was still critical of his own performance. "As far as executing the...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim

Oct. 13, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

A college football season truly starts with the first big upset. Game on. No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped 20-17 in double overtime by 24-point underdog South Carolina, which had to play its backup quarterback after halftime — on...

No. 22 Baylor needs 2 OTs to beat Texas Tech 33-30

Oct. 12, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Backed up to his 1 after a sack and needing a field goal in the final two minutes to keep the Big 12's longest current winning streak alive, Charlie Brewer found a way to get Baylor another victory in its first game as a ranked team under coach Matt Rhule. Brewer drove the Bears 97 yards...

Texas, OU called for unsportsmanlike 30 minutes before kick

Oct. 12, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to separate them when a few got too close and started jawing at each other. Referee Mike Defee flung his flag high...

Lamb TDs, defense lift No. 6 OU past 11th-ranked Texas 34-27

Oct. 12, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Jalen Hurts tried the Golden Hat on for size and gave a half-hearted "horns down" sign in a group photo with the cheerleaders while celebrating the way Kyler Murray couldn't in the Red River rivalry a year ago. Now the Oklahoma quarterback will try to get the Sooners back to where Baker...