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Westbrook has triple-double as Rockets beat Raptors 119-109

Dec. 6, 2019 12:54 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — No matter what, the Toronto Raptors were determined to double-team James Harden. The rest of the Houston Rockets made sure that strategy didn’t pay off. Russell Westbrook had 19 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Harden shook off a slow start to score 23 and the Rockets beat the...

All-America Watch: Championship weekend’s best matchups

Dec. 3, 2019 4:30 PM EST

Only the best of the best get to play this weekend in college football. Championship weekend crowns the winner of 10 Bowl Subdivision conferences and matches up some big-time players. A look at some of the potential All-Americans who will be matching up in major college football’s biggest trophy games. The...

Round 2; Steelers, Browns bracing for pivotal rematch

Nov. 27, 2019 6:45 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Myles Garrett won’t be in the stadium. Barring injury, Mason Rudolph won’t be on the field. While the absence of the central figures in the helmet-swinging brawl that marred Cleveland’s 21-7 whipping of Pittsburgh on Nov. 14 removes a topic for fhe rematch on Sunday,...

STAT WATCH: Washington St. QB sets 3 national season highs

Nov. 25, 2019 9:59 AM EST

Massive passing numbers in Mike Leach’s “Air Raid” offense are the norm. Washington State’s Anthony Gordon went above and beyond with his most recent performance. Gordon, who owns three of the top four games for yards passing this season and six of the top 21, set national season highs...

High stakes: Steelers, Browns renew rivalry, plenty on line

Nov. 13, 2019 2:02 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Separated by roughly 130 miles and six Super Bowl titles, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns have a hostile, historic rivalry resuscitated from being heavily one-sided to much more competitive the past few years. The hatred has never waned. “It’s a big game....

College Football Picks: Monster matchups to shake CFP race

Nov. 6, 2019 4:04 PM EST

The starting positions have been set for the College Football Playoff race. They will get an immediate makeover this weekend. For the first time in college football history, there will be two games matching teams that are at least 8-0 on the same day, according to ESPN researchers. Top-ranked LSU visits Alabama...

Everything's Rosie; Nix's return bolsters Steelers' run game

Oct. 30, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's a brutal quality to the brand of football Rosie Nix plays. It comes with the territory when you're 5-foot-11, 248 pounds, and your job requires you to lower your head and intentionally run full speed into opposing defenders who are either bigger or faster or both. It's a gig the...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Week before showdown, Wisconsin exposed

Oct. 20, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

On Friday night, No. 4 Ohio State went to Northwestern and buried a struggling and outclassed opponent, just the way an elite team is supposed to do. For those glancing ahead to next week, it was hard not to think: Boy, Wisconsin messed around with Northwestern and only beat the Wildcats by nine. Hmmm. Transitive...