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
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Mark Ingram immediately showed he was healthy for Alabama. Taylor Martinez proved that he could handle a hostile environment for Nebraska.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Home has been anything but sweet for the Cleveland Browns.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - There was no wild celebration after Southern Miss' 31-16 victory over Kansas on Friday night.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks.
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France - Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race on Tuesday by leading a breakaway group to a downhill finish as the pack entered the Pyrenees.
The new-look Big 12 is ready for some football.
CLEVELAND - Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It's still not clear if he'll play for them.
CHICAGO - About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn't make Monday night was his case for the American League's Cy Young Award.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - One year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were coming off a two-win season that led to the ouster of the general manager and coach, and the turnover of roughly half the roster.
INDIANAPOLIS - Last week, the Indiana Pacers lost Lance Stephenson.
DETROIT - The Detroit Tigers have gotten a good return on their short-term investment in right-hander Joba Chamberlain.
LOS ANGELES - The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties said Monday that the billionaire may be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire to cover $500 million in loans if he persists in refusing to sell the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion.
NIMES, France - Almost at the line, Jack Bauer and Martin Elmiger were exhausted but could see it coming - their first Tour de France stage victory. Those last 50 meters, however, got in the way.
BOSTON - Jon Lester just wants to put up impressive numbers on the mound. He will worry about the figures on his next contract later.
BOSTON - Rubby De La Rosa quietly walked up behind reporters waiting for him and went unnoticed before he got their attention.
PHOENIX - Showtime Shoni lived up to her nickname in her first WNBA All-Star Game. And a wild game it was.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Two of the U.S. team's breakout stars from the World Cup will keep playing at home.
LAS VEGAS - Andrew Wiggins got a little of everything out of a week in Las Vegas.