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.
LOS ANGELES - A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling's stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.
BOSTON - Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.
Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory.
HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.
SAINT-ETIENNE, France - Because of doping's ravages on cycling, it's natural for suspicion to fall on Vincenzo Nibali, who led the Tour de France on Thursday for a 10th time in 12 stages.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Lance Stephenson is bringing his swag to Charlotte.
HOYLAKE, England - Even when he's not the favorite, Tiger Woods is still the show at the British Open.
OYONNAX, France - French rider Tony Gallopin led a late breakaway in a show of opportunism and savvy racing to win Wednesday's 11th stage of the Tour de France as Italy's Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall lead.
ARLINGTON, Texas - The Kansas City Royals have gotten some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton.
MINNEAPOLIS - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
BESANCON, France - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.
Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.