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Utah quarterback Troy Williams, left, scores a touchdown while Southern California cornerback Jack Jones attempts a tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
October 16, 2017 - 6:56 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah was in a potentially season-changing scenario but grappling with one of its biggest weaknesses. The Utes were on the 3-yard line Saturday and needing a two-point conversion to beat USC and hold onto a share of the Pac-12 South lead. But Utah's red zone performance hasn't...
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Iowa freshmen Connor McCaffery, from left, Jack Nunge and Luka Garza pose for photographers during Iowa's annual college basketball media day, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
October 16, 2017 - 6:54 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa nearly made the NCAA Tournament last season despite playing without a traditional center. The Hawkeyes figure to have a pair of freshman big men capable of providing a presence in the post. Luka Garza and Jack Nunge, both 6-foot-11, will likely see plenty of playing time...
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Florida State's Cam Akers (3) carries the ball as Jeremy McDuffie (9) attempts a tackle during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
October 16, 2017 - 6:53 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State has rediscovered that its offensive identity is as a running team. Of course, that works best with a successful ground game. For the best results, Florida State has often found the more the better. This year is no different. The Seminoles have received major...
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Tennessee head coach Butch Jones makes his way off the field following the Volunteers' 15-9 loss against South Carolina in an NCAA college football game at Neyland Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 14, in Knoxville, Tenn. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP)
October 16, 2017 - 6:51 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he isn't allowing questions about his precarious job status to distract him as he prepares for the toughest challenge of his five-year tenure. The Volunteers (3-3, 0-3 SEC) haven't scored a touchdown in its last 10 quarters and have dropped...
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Cleveland Browns cornerback Jason McCourty (30) is unable to stop Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) from catching a touchdown pass in the second half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
October 16, 2017 - 6:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson has Houston's offense running like never before. A 33-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday gave them 30 or more points in four straight games for the first time in franchise history. It was Houston's fourth straight game where the offense gained 340 yards or more...
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Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks at a news conference, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Chicago. The Chicago Cubs will play Game 3 of baseball's National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
October 16, 2017 - 6:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series and questioned the criticism coming his way. Maddon insisted Monday that Davis was only available for one inning in...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:42 pm
Oct. 19 At Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, Las Vegas (ESPN), Gabriel Rosado vs. Glen Tapia, 10, middleweights; Alejandro Barrera vs. KeAndre Gibson, 10, welterweights. Oct. 21 At SSE Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland (NBO), Ryan Burnett vs. Zhanat Zhakiyanov, 12, for Burnett's IBF and Zhakiyanov's...
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File-This June 6, 2017, file photo shows Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, right, throwing a pass as he worked out during the NFL football teams practice in Eden Prairie, Minn. ridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk. Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team beginning Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The 24-year-old quarterback visited his surgeon Monday and was given the green light to participate on the field, effectively ending a grueling rehabilitation over the past year-plus. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
October 16, 2017 - 6:41 pm
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater has been cleared to rejoin the Minnesota Vikings for practice, roughly 14 months after a dislocation and multiple ligament tears in his left knee put his leg and career at risk. Coach Mike Zimmer said Bridgewater will be eased back in with the team...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco gets up after being sacked by Chicago Bears inside linebacker Danny Trevathan in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
October 16, 2017 - 6:33 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Win two, lose two. Win one, lose one. The Baltimore Ravens can't seem to get enough traction to make a run at the playoffs. "Spinning your wheels right now and being .500 is in the hunt," coach John Harbaugh said Monday. "But we need to find a way to win games. That's what...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:32 pm
The University of Mississippi and former football coach Houston Nutt say they have reached an agreement to resolve Nutt's lawsuit against the school. The parties released a joint statement on Monday afternoon. The Rebels' former coach — who led the program from 2008 to '11 — was alleging a breach...
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