ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A few minutes past midnight, the Texas Rangers had one more victory over Justin Verlander - and the Detroit Tigers lost yet another wet playoff opener started by their ace. "If anywhere in the country has a drought, just bring me in and I'll fix that," Verlander said after the Rangers beat him 3-2 Saturday night in Game 1 of the AL ...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M coach Mike Sherman brought out some film from the last couple of seasons this past week to remind his players how it feels to win.
WACO, Texas (AP) - After a narrow loss last weekend in its Big 12 opener, Baylor turned to a powerful ground game to recover from the setback.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Taylor Martinez ran for a touchdown and passed for two others while bringing No. 14 Nebraska back from a 21-point second-half deficit, and the Cornhuskers defeated Ohio State 34-27 Saturday night in the biggest comeback in school history.
Western Athletic Conference Great Bend 37, Liberal 14 Wichita East at Garden City, lightning/canceled Hays 56, Dodge City 14 Area Central Plains 50, Peabody-Burns 0 Otis-Bison 52, Cunningham 8 Sunrise Christian 40, Ellinwood 34 Hoisington 41, Larned 15 Macksville 46, Minneola 0 St. John 52, South Central 8 Stafford 76, Bucklin 64 Wichita City League Carroll 20, Kapaun 7 Heights 52, South 0 (Thu.) Northwest 35, Southeast 14 West 28, North 13 Central Plains League ...
No. 1 LSU 41, No. 17 Florida 11 BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Spencer Ware rushed for 109 yards and two scores and each of LSU's quarterbacks passed for touchdowns. Jarrett Lee gave the Tigers (6-0, 3-0 SEC) the lead for good on their second offensive play, hitting Rueben Randle deep over the middle for a 46-yard touchdown. Jordan Jefferson used a jump pass to Mitch Joseph for another score. LSU's fast, fierce defense was ...
MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State was the ranked team, the unbeaten team, the team coming off a confidence-building victory over then-No. 15 Baylor. The Wildcats were hosting an unranked opponent in Missouri that had lost two of its last three games.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Brandon Weeden threw for 288 yards and five touchdowns before being pulled out of a lopsided game before halftime, and No. 6 Oklahoma State matched its highest scoring total from the last 94 years in a 70-28 rout of Kansas on Saturday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Al Davis, the renegade owner of the Oakland Raiders who bucked NFL authority while exhorting his silver-and-black team to "Just win, baby!," died Saturday. He was 82.
INDIANAPOLIS - Chiefs coach Todd Haley and Colts coach Jim Caldwell have followed the same path into this week's game.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The ultimate ace, it turned out, belonged to the St. Louis Cardinals. Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and St. Louis edged the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their NL playoff series. The wild-card Cardinals scored in the first inning when ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Nyjer Morgan denounced his "haters." He suggested he might celebrate by taking a nice, relaxing bath. Then he erupted with a cackle. All while wearing a helmet in his postgame news conference. After delivering an RBI single in the 10th inning to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Friday in Game 5 and send the Milwaukee Brewers to the NL ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Valverde powered the final pitch past Alex Rodriguez, crouched and then exhaled. As did the Detroit Tigers, and their fans everywhere. Don Kelly and Delmon Young hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, then Doug Fister and three relievers spent a tense night trying to protect the lead. They held off the high-powered Yankees - ...
Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton made some amends while in Tampa Bay for the AL division series against the Rays, the franchise that selected him with the first overall draft pick in 1999.
MANHATTAN (AP) - Anyone who might have wondered about Collin Klein's toughness got a definitive answer when Kansas State played at Miami a couple weeks ago.
No. 1 ALABAMA 49, CHATTANOOGA 0
LAWRENCE - Every time that Towson missed a shot, it seemed as if somebody from Kansas was there to corral the rebound, throw an outlet pass and start the Jayhawks on the fast break.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It was only a month ago that the San Diego Chargers were in the midst of the AFC West race, trying to keep pace with the Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Peyton Manning vs. Tom Brady. Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots. All in front of a prime-time audience.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Georgetown coach John Thompson III said he didn't recognize the out of control and at times selfish team that was humbled in an opening-round loss to Northeastern at the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Thursday.