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Taylor helps No. 13 Wisconsin trounce No. 11 Michigan 35-14

Sep. 21, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor needed only a quarter Saturday to improve upon his rushing total from the Badgers' lopsided loss to Michigan last season. Taylor ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns, Jack Coan added a career-high two rushing touchdowns and No. 13 Wisconsin made it look easy...

Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid

Sep. 21, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andy Green was fired as manager of the San Diego Padres on Saturday morning, about 12 hours after one of their worst losses this season seemed to sum up their second-half collapse. General manager A.J. Preller said Green, in his fourth season, was fired because the team had regressed in...

No. 23 California holds on to defeat Mississippi 28-20

Sep. 21, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important. Weaver tackled Ole Miss quarterback John Rhys Plumlee for no gain at the 1-yard line as time expired to preserve No. 23 Cal's 28-20 victory over the Rebels....

School-record 6 TDs for Burrow, No. 4 LSU routs Vandy 66-38

Sep. 21, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LSU always has played stingy defense. Now the Tigers have a high-octane offense and no plans at all to slow down anytime soon. "Score, be aggressive," LSU coach Ed Orgeron said. "That's our mentality. We're going to be aggressive. We're going to go get it. We're not slowing down for...

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

Sep. 20, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific receivers for...

Is Antonio Brown's NFL career over? Likely for 2019 at least

Sep. 20, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

So many factors went into Antonio Brown's release by the Patriots on Friday. It would be stunning if he draws interest from any other teams as the league's investigation continues. His time in the NFL might be over. As much as Brown's stellar career has been overshadowed and besmirched by his recent behavior as a...

AP source: Yanks' Germán checked for alleged home incident

Sep. 20, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend at home this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke under condition of anonymity because no details have...

Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title, eliminate Giants

Sep. 20, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman didn't care that his eyes kept tearing up from all the beer and champagne soakings. It seemed like every teammate stopped by to blast him, and he loved every minute of it. "This is the first step of hopefully a few celebrations to come," he said with a big, wet smile. "We're...

Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23

Sep. 21, 2019 1:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month. A few weeks later, Fink found himself passing for 351 yards, leading a victory over No. 10 Utah at the roaring Coliseum, and sitting...

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Undercuffler passes Albany past winless Lafayette, 36-7

Sep. 21, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Donovan McDonald returned the opening kick 98 yards for a touchdown and Jeff Undercuffler threw four touchdown passes as Albany cruised to a 36-7 victory over winless Lafayette on Saturday afternoon. Undercuffler hit Karl Mofor from 48-yards out to put Albany up, 12-0 after Dylan Burns...

Rechsteiner, Foster lead Kennesaw State past Missouri State

Sep. 21, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Bronson Rechsteiner rushed for a school-record 221 yards and a touchdown on just 10 carries, Isaac Foster added 183 yards on eight carries with two TDs and Kennesaw State rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat Missouri State 35-24 on Saturday. Peyton Huslig staked Missouri State to...

Petrino, Idaho use hot start, top Eastern Washington 35-27

Sep. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Mason Petrino threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Idaho defeated Eastern Washington 35-27 on Saturday. Aundre Carter also rushed for two touchdowns, capping long first-quarter drives between these Big Sky Conference rivals in a game that doesn't count in the league...

Herta continues to overshadow IndyCar championship race

Sep. 21, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta shifted the spotlight away from IndyCar's championship race with yet another masterful drive around Laguna Seca Raceway. The 19-year-old rookie won the pole for Sunday's season-ending race roughly an hour after Andretti Autosport said it was pulling Herta inside its...

Braves' postseason goals grow after another division title

Sep. 21, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One year ago, just winning the NL East was enough for the rebuilding Atlanta Braves. Now manager Brian Snitiker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos expect more. Even as players celebrated their second straight division title with beer and bubbly on Friday night, focus shifted. "Our first...

Barker accounts for 4 TDs, Troy rolls past Akron for 2nd win

Sep. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kaleb Barker threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as Troy dominated the final three quarters to roll to a 35-7 victory over Akron on Saturday. Troy (2-1) opened the scoring when Barker passed to AJ Lewis from the 8. Akron responded when Kato Nelson nailed Maverick Wolfley on a...

Munoz shoots 63, leads Sanderson Farms by 1 shot

Sep. 21, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sebastian Munoz of Colombia made a 15-foot birdie on the 17th hole and saved par at the end Saturday afternoon for a 9-under 63, giving him a one-shot lead in the Sanderson Farms Championship as he tries to give South America back-to-back winners on the PGA Tour. Munoz had four...

Perry with 5 TDs as Brown edges Bryant 35-30

Sep. 21, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — EJ Perry threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more and Brown edged Bryant 35-30 on Saturday. Perry had 183 yards passing and 227 yards rushing in the season opener for the Bears (1-0), including a 94-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter that sealed the win. Brown led...

Federer wins with a little help from friends Nadal and Borg

Sep. 21, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Coaching each other courtside, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal won their singles matches Saturday to help Team Europe retain its lead over Team World on Day 2 of the Laver Cup. Federer got his great rival's input at his shoulder before rallying late and raising his game in the decisive...

Rovig leads Montana State to win over Norfolk State, 56-21

Sep. 21, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Tucker Rovig, a last-minute substitution at quarterback, threw for 221 yards and four touchdowns to lead Montana State to a 56-21 win over Norfolk State on Saturday afternoon. Ranked No. 8 in the Football Championship subdivision, the Bobcats (3-1) had three players rush for more than...