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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Jake Waters threw for a career-high 400 yards and a touchdown, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for a score and No. 12 Kansas State beat sloppy West Virginia 26-20 on Thursday night. Kansas State (8-2, 6-1 Big 12, No. 12 CFP) rebounded from a blowout loss...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Latavius Murray scored on runs of 11 and 90 yards for Oakland for the first two rushing touchdowns of the season against Kansas City, and the winless Raiders led the Chiefs 17-10 after three quarters on Thursday night. Murray spelled starter Darren...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Latavius Murray scored on an 11-yard run for Oakland for the first rushing touchdown of the season against Kansas City, and the winless Raiders led the Chiefs 7-0 after the first quarter Thursday night. Murray replaced starter Darren McFadden on the second...
J.J. Watt tears it up on defense. Peyton Manning and Tom Brady tear up defenses. Same old same old in the NFL, you say? Then you aren't paying much attention. Across the NFL, while many superstars are doing their thing, a wide range of obscure players are having a major impact...
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Whether top-ranked Kentucky could beat the NBA's winless Philadelphia 76ers isn't the point for a squad looking strong enough to beat everybody else in college basketball. Early on, it doesn't seem like it's even close. The Wildcats resemble the NCAA's...
The NFL players' union on Thursday appealed the league's suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case. In a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press, the NFLPA called...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Beating Yale year after year has its advantages, but Harvard defensive back Norman Hayes still felt as if he were missing something. "The Game is The Game, but this game is a little more special for the seniors," he said this week as Harvard prepared to...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson believes NASCAR's new championship format produced the correct champion and a Ryan Newman victory would have been "tough to swallow for the sport." Johnson began the season as the six-time and defending champion, but he was eliminated from...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Julieta Granada played bogey free in a tough wind Thursday for a 6-under 66 to take a two-shot lead in the CME Group Tour Championship. Stacy Lewis was three shots behind — and one step closer to $1 million. The season finale on the LPGA Tour is the...