LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - D.J. Beshears scored three touchdowns, including a 96-yard kickoff return, in the first half to propel Kansas to a 42-16 victory over the New Mexico State on Saturday night.
The two teams that played for the national championship last season trailed by 10 at halftime Staturday.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers are achieving their goal of fielding a top NFL defense, but ringleader Patrick Willis and his crew are far from satisfied with the results two weeks into the season.
The Big East could use a few big wins this week.
MANHATTAN (AP) - When William Powell received a text message recently instructing him to report to the football office, he had a hunch it was good news.
LAWRENCE (AP) - Only one week separated the worst game of Tim Biere's life from just about the best.
Just three weeks into the NFL season and it takes some searching to find matchups between unbeaten teams.
DETROIT (AP) - Mike Aviles drove in three runs, rookie Jerrod Dyson scored three times and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 on Tuesday night.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - With their own fans surrounding them in the friendly confines of Owen Field, the Oklahoma Sooners have been practically invincible.
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) - Paul Pierce is eager to help Shaquille O'Neal catch up to Kobe Bryant.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The fact the 2-0 Kansas City Chiefs could so easily be 0-2 is even more encouraging for Todd Haley and his players.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Michael Vick earned himself a starting job by being - of all things - a pocket passer.
NEW YORK (AP)-Braylon Edwards will play in the Jets' next game against the Miami Dolphins. When he gets on the field against New York's AFC East rival is up to Rex Ryan.
CLEVELAND (AP) - The ring of honor was new and exciting. Everything else about the Cleveland Browns' home opener had a familiar ring.
Dolphins 14, Vikings 10
RENTON, Wash. - Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell has waited patiently for his opportunity to excel in a secondary loaded with talent.
MIAMI - One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The moment when Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will no longer discuss his contract situation is rapidly approaching, even though he makes it seem as if the deadline has already passed.
PARIS - Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner's podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout.
LOS ANGELES - A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Jim Rice didn't do it. Neither did Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, Jim Thome, Barry Bonds nor any other opposing slugger who played at Kansas City.
DETROIT - Dave Dombrowski's latest trade also felt like one of his most predictable.
GREEN BAY, Wis. - Jordy Nelson had a secret on the way to the first practice of Packers training camp.
With no idea where he will be playing in the NBA next season, Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's Team USA basketball roster.
SAN FRANCISCO - The San Francisco Giants acquired right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.
PERIGUEUX, France - Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France and two Frenchmen will join him on the podium after a dramatic penultimate stage on Saturday.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid is serious about what he has said about competition at the cornerback position.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made.