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August 31, 2014 - 1:18am
1 min 19 sec ago
INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING_Wisconsin, Gordon 16-140, Love 1-45, Clement 15-45,

McEvoy 6-40, Team 1-(minus 2). LSU, Hilliard 18-110, Fournette 8-18,

Magee 6-8, Beckwith 1-5, Quinn 1-2, Jennings 9-(minus 2),

Team 2-(minus 4), Harris 2-(minus 11).

PASSING_Wisconsin, McEvoy 8-24-2-50. LSU, Jennings 9-21-0-239.

RECEIVING_Wisconsin, Erickson 3-33, Traylor 1-9,...

August 31, 2014 - 1:06am
1 min 19 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night.

The Tigers trailed 24-21 when Jalen Mills intercepted Tanner McEvoy's pass at the LSU 47 with 11:04 left. Hilliard ran for 53 yards on the ensuing drive, capping it with a sprint through a hole on the right side.

The Tigers extended the nation's longest regular-season...

August 31, 2014 - 1:04am
1 min 19 sec ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alvas Powell, Maximiliano Urruti and Rodney Wallace scored in the second half in the Portland Timbers' 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Portland (8-8-10) moved into fifth place in the Western Conference, a point ahead of Vancouver (7-6-12). The top five will earn playoff spots.

Powell opened the scoring in the 51st minute. Diego Valeri threaded a ball into the box and the unmarked Powell...

August 31, 2014 - 12:59am
1 min 19 sec ago

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Javier Morales evened the score in the 36th minute, and the San Jose Earthquakes and Real Salt Lake finished with a 1-1 draw Saturday night.

Morales converted from the spot after referee David Gantar ruled Earthquakes defender Jason Hernandez tripped Joao Plata inside the penalty area. The draw gives Real Salt Lake (11-5-10) 43 points and moves them into a second-place tie with the LA Galaxy in the Western Conference.

Sam...

August 31, 2014 - 12:57am
1 min 19 sec ago

FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power won his first IndyCar Series championship Saturday night, finishing ninth in the final race and claiming the season title after a career filled with agonizing misses.

Tony Kanaan won the 500-mile, double-points race at Fontana for his first victory of the season, but Power drove an intelligent race with just enough aggression to preserve his healthy points lead.

After briefly taking the lead late, Power comfortably...

August 31, 2014 - 12:49am
1 min 19 sec ago

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — T.J. Dillashaw successfully defended his bantamweight title with a fifth-round TKO over late fill-in Joe Soto at UFC 177 on Saturday night.

Dillashaw (12-2) was never hurt in his first title defense and playfully toyed with the crowd, sticking out his tongue and raising his hands in the air at one point during the fifth round. Dillashaw later landed a hard kick to the side of the Soto's head and followed with an equally hard left hand that...

August 31, 2014 - 12:43am
21 min 17 sec ago

No. 1 Florida State (1-0) beat Oklahoma State 37-31. Next: vs. The Citadel, Saturday.

No. 2 Alabama (1-0) beat West Virginia 33-23. Next: vs. FAU, Saturday.

No. 3 Oregon (0-0) vs. South Dakota. Next: vs. No. 8 Michigan State, Saturday.

No. 4 Oklahoma (1-0) beat Louisiana Tech 48-16. Next: at Tulsa, Saturday.

No. 5 Ohio State (1-0) beat Navy 34-17. Next: vs. Virginia Tech, Saturday.

No. 6...

August 31, 2014 - 12:36am
41 min 17 sec ago

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Trevor Knight threw for 253 yards and a touchdown and Keith Ford had 116 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns to help No. 4 Oklahoma beat Louisiana Tech 48-16 on Saturday night.

Ford ran for 51 yards and caught four passes for 65 yards for the Sooners, who rolled to a 31-0 lead in the second quarter in the opener for both teams. Samaje Perine ran for 78 yards and a touchdown and Alex Ross rushed for two scores.

Zack Sanchez...

August 31, 2014 - 12:33am
21 min 17 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
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D.C.1384434030
Sporting Kansas City12864237
August 31, 2014 - 12:33am
21 min 17 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C.1384434030
Sporting Kansas City1286423729
New England10123333436
Toronto FC99633...
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