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Florida State looks to secure bowl-eligibility with win

Nov. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A mid-November matchup with Alabama State was supposed to be a break from ACC play for Florida State, allowing the Seminoles to recharge before the rivalry showdown at Florida to end the regular season. Saturday’s against the FCS Hornets now has more meaning with the...

Oklahoma State vs Kansas pits Gundy against mentor Miles

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

Mike Gundy remembers occasionally clashing with Les Miles when they coached together at Oklahoma State. They will clash in a different way Saturday, with Gundy as Oklahoma State’s head coach and Miles as the first-year coach at Kansas. It will be the first time they coach against each other. From 2001 to...

Texas Tech, TCU meet with both pushing for bowl eligibility

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech with its first-year coach and TCU with a true freshman quarterback are in the same situation. The Red Raiders and Horned Frogs have identical 4-5 records (also 2-4 in the Big 12) with only one win over the last month. Both have to win two of their last three games to get...

Rivers: George ready to play vs. Pelicans

Nov. 14, 2019 7:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says small forward Paul George is set to make his season debut against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. George, a six-time NBA All-Star, was acquired by the Clippers as a free agent this past offseason. He has been recovering from...

Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player’s death

Nov. 14, 2019 5:53 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A scathing report following an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college found “a striking lack of leadership.” Braeden Bradforth, a...

Yankees turn to young pitching coach for high-tech approach

Nov. 14, 2019 5:00 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Just four years ago, Matt Blake was varsity pitching coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, about 20 miles outside of Boston. Next spring, the 34-year-old will be guiding the high-priced arms of the New York Yankees. "The biggest thing is just finding out where the player...

Oklahoma St. RB Hubbard looks to pad rushing lead vs. Kansas

Nov. 14, 2019 5:00 PM EST

Kansas (3-6, 1-5 Big 12) at No. 25 Oklahoma State (6-3, 3-3, No. 22 CFP), Saturday at 12 p.m. EST (ABC). Line: Oklahoma State by 17. Series record: Oklahoma State leads 38-29-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard, the nation’s leading rusher, could push his way deeper into the Heisman...

No. 22 Texas looks for road win at Iowa State

Nov. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EST

No. 22 Texas (6-3, 4-2 Big 12) vs. Iowa State (5-4, 3-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST. Line: Iowa State by 7. Series record: Texas leads 14-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Texas still has an outside chance at the Big 12 title game, but the Longhorns need to win out and get help from Baylor and Oklahoma. Fourth-year Iowa...

Not pretty but progress: Jets give Redskins look into future

Nov. 14, 2019 2:56 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — When the New York Jets take the field on Sunday, the Washington Redskins could see a glimpse into their future. It’s not pretty, but it’s progress. The Jets are enduring a tough season under first-year coach Adam Gase and young quarterback Sam Darnold they hope will be...

Give Shurmur credit for making change from Manning to Jones

Nov. 14, 2019 1:14 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With six games left in his second season as coach of the New York Giants, Pat Shurmur doesn’t have a lot to show for his tenure. His record is 7-19 and the Giants (2-8) are going into their bye week on a six-game losing streak. If they lose one more, it will guarantee a...