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Oregon's Justin Herbert drops back to pass against Stanford during the third quarter an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch)
September 23, 2018 - 12:55 am
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Stanford quarterback K.J. Costello watched as his overtime pass tumble in midair for an agonizing moment after it was tipped by tight end Colby Parkinson. "I saw the ball go in the air, held my breath, and then for Colby to come down with it was pretty awesome," said Costello,...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Army in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 22, 2018 - 11:16 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's College Football Playoff hopes were dangerously close to becoming bleak less than a month into the season. Kyler Murray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and Parnell Motley intercepted Kelvin Hopkins' fourth-down pass to help the fifth-ranked...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks celebrates with teammates Tyler Wade (12) and Andrew McCutchen (26) after hitting an RBI double during the eleventh inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 22, 2018 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and the New York Yankees reached the playoffs the same way they played the regular season: They got hurt, stood up and kept on going. Hicks doubled home the winning run in the 11th inning , just after a foul ball to an ankle sent him sprawling to the dirt face-first in...
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Kyle Busch (18) celebrates winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race in victory lane at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 22, 2018 - 10:29 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch is starting to wonder why he even spends time trying to qualify well at Richmond Raceway. Five months after winning the spring race on the 0.75-mile oval from the 32nd starting spot, Busch did even better Saturday night, winning from 39th to complete a season sweep...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez, right, celebrates with Ben Zobrist after hitting a two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
September 22, 2018 - 9:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez homered and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of huge mistake by Ryan LaMarre, beating the crosstown White Sox 8-3 on Saturday night to increase their lead in the NL Central. Ben Zobrist added two hits and two RBIs as the Cubs moved 2½ games ahead of second-place Milwaukee...
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Kevin Harvick (4) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 22, 2018 - 8:26 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. has given up the lead after dominating the first two stages at Richmond Raceway. Truex was penalized for an uncontrolled tired during put stops after the second...
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Clemson wide receiver Hunter Renfrow (13) makes a catch against Georgia Tech defensive back Tariq Carpenter (29) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
September 22, 2018 - 7:39 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With plenty of family and friends cheering him on at his first college road game, Trevor Lawrence certainly played like a starting quarterback. Now, the Clemson Tigers have to decide if it's time to push the talented freshman to the top of the depth chart. Lawrence claimed a leading...
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Old Dominion quarterback Blake LaRussa avoids a sack by Virginia Tech's Jerrod Hewitt during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Jason Hirschfeld)
September 22, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Blake LaRussa came off the bench to throw for 495 yards and four touchdowns to lead Old Dominion to a 49-35 upset of No. 12 Virginia Tech on Saturday in the Hokies' first game at the cross-state school that restarted its football program in 2009. LaRussa, who entered the game on...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer greets players during their warm before an NCAA college football game against Tulane Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. Meyer is returning to his coaching duties after a three-game suspension. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
September 22, 2018 - 6:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins Jr. threw for 304 yards and five touchdowns in the first half and No. 4 Ohio State routed Tulane 49-6 on Saturday to mark coach Urban Meyer's return to the sideline following a three-game suspension. Haskins was nearly flawless, completing his first nine passes...
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British boxer Anthony Joshua, rear, fights Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin in their WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles fight at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 22, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Joshua, who fought with a suspected broken nose from the second round, sent the Russian to the canvas with a big right midway through the seventh...
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