Thompson-Robinson, UCLA rally past No. 19 Washington St.
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Coach Chip Kelly says he never lost faith in his UCLA team, even as it was losing its first three games. Kelly said the Bruins played hard all 12 quarters of those losses, and that paid dividends when they fell behind at No.
No. 3 Georgia holds off No. 7 Notre Dame 23-17
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — On a raucous Saturday night between the hedges, No. 3 Georgia held on for a gutsy win that might have ramifications all the way to the College Football Playoff.
Truex wins again at Richmond; Gibbs's Jones disqualified
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. seemed to have a 'pinch me' moment as he climbed from his car in Victory Lane. Nudged off the lead with 87 laps to go, Truex rallied Saturday night, ultimately passing teammate Kyle Busch with 25 laps to go and winning his second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series race.
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
No. 1 Clemson blasts Charlotte 52-10 for 19th straight win
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney was happy with the final score. He was even more pleased with how many of his players contributed to the top-ranked Tigers 19th straight victory.
Trick play helps Pitt upset No. 15 UCF 35-34
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Mark Whipple installed the play he dubbed "Pitt Special" during the second week of training camp.
Munoz shoots 63, leads Sanderson Farms by 1 shot
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sebastian Munoz and Carlos Ortiz both went to North Texas, live in the Dallas area and have played plenty of practice rounds together.
Padres fire manager Andy Green during season-ending skid
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas was at his daughter's soccer game in Del Mar on Saturday morning when general manager A.J. Preller called to say that Andy Green was out as manager of the underperforming San Diego Padres.
Herta continues to overshadow IndyCar championship race
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Colton Herta shifted the spotlight away from IndyCar's championship race with yet another masterful drive around Laguna Seca Raceway.
No. 23 California holds on to defeat Mississippi 28-20
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — California linebacker Evan Weaver finished with 22 tackles Saturday against Mississippi. The last one was the most important.
Taylor helps No. 13 Wisconsin trounce No. 11 Michigan 35-14
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.
School-record 6 TDs for Burrow, No. 4 LSU routs Vandy 66-38
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Burrow tossed four of his school-record six touchdown passes to Ja'Marr Chase and threw for 398 yards Saturday, leading No.
Iowa to re-examine band member claims of abuse by rival fans
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa has reopened an inquiry into allegations that members of the school's marching band were targets of abuse during last weekend's game at Iowa State University.
'It was breathtaking': Man City crushes Watford 8-0 in EPL
With his team leading 5-0 after 18 minutes and threatening Premier League scoring records, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola sat with his arms folded in his dugout and might even have looked a little guilty.
Ravens-Chiefs more than big defense vs big offense
Once, the Ravens at Chiefs would have been looked at as one of those old-fashioned strong defense vs. dangerous offense matchups.
Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23
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.
AP Source: Altered doping data could restart Russian scandal
The Russian anti-doping agency could face suspension again based on information indicating data from the Moscow drug-testing lab had been manipulated before being delivered to the World Anti-Doping Agency earlier this year, a person familiar with the case told The Associated Press.
Big 2nd half leads No. 20 Boise State past Air Force 30-19
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Hank Bachmeier's arm and poise carried No. 20 Boise State until Robert Mahone took over in the fourth quarter.
Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa returned to the dugout after hitting his second homer Friday night, beat his chest and twice repeated the words: "I'm back."
Alonso hits 50th homer; deGrom, Mets beat Reds 8-1
CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Alonso felt going into the season that reaching 50 home runs was possible. Now that he's there, it's become hard to believe.
Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title, eliminate Giants
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.
Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims
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 a decade.
Art Rooney II remembers NFL's greatest play
Part of the lore emanating from the Immaculate Reception is built around Steelers founder Art Rooney heading down to the locker room and missing the greatest play in NFL history.
Immaculate: Franco Harris' TD catch voted greatest NFL play
Immaculate indeed. Pittsburgh running back Franco Harris' scoop of a deflected pass and subsequent run for the winning touchdown in a 1972 playoff victory against Oakland — forever known as the "Immaculate Reception" — has been voted the greatest play in NFL history.
Amazing Amy changing lives on and off the golf course
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — There are times in life, maybe a handful, when everything changes. A moment, simple or world shattering, slanting the past, shaping all still to come.