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October 4, 2015 - 5:05am
18 min 57 sec ago

LONDON (AP) — James DeGale will make the first defense of his IBF world super middleweight title against former champion Lucian Bute in the challenger's home country of Canada on Nov. 28.

DeGale became the first British boxer to add a world professional title to an Olympic gold medal by beating Andre Dirrell in Boston in May.

The 29-year-old DeGale says "I went on the road to win my title and my first defense is on away soil as well, but I'm very...

October 4, 2015 - 3:01am
18 min 57 sec ago

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Jarveon Williams had 28 carries for 133 yards and a touchdown as Texas-San Antonio beat Texas El Paso 25-6 in game delayed twice by lightning Saturday night.

The Roadrunners (1-4, 1-0 Conference USA) avoided their first five-game losing streak in program history. Williams' 28 carries was a school record.

UTSA's Daniel Portillo had the only points of the first half with a 30-yard field goal. The Roadrunners extended it to 5-0...

October 4, 2015 - 2:39am
18 min 57 sec ago

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Royce Freeman rushed for 163 yards and scored twice, third-string quarterback Taylor Alie tossed a clinching touchdown pass in the fourth quarter and the Ducks beat Colorado 41-24 on a soggy Saturday night.

Taj Griffin finished with 110 yards rushing and a score, while receiver Bralon Addison threw a TD pass on a trick play to help the Ducks (3-2, 1-1 Pac-12) rebound from a 62-20 home loss to Utah last weekend.

It was Oregon's...

October 4, 2015 - 2:34am
18 min 57 sec ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Maxwell Smith threw a pair of second-half touchdown passes and San Diego State held Fresno State scoreless after halftime to score a 21-7 victory Saturday night.

The Aztecs (2-3, 1-0 Mountain West) limited Fresno State to 89 total yards of offense, including just 12 yards rushing.

Donnel Pumphrey raced 33 yards for a touchdown to cap a 10-play, 78-yard San Diego State drive to open the game, but the Aztecs turned the ball over on a...

October 4, 2015 - 2:31am
18 min 57 sec ago

Albright 41, Misericordia 13

Alfred 34, Morrisville St. 19

American International 44, LIU Post 17

Amherst 37, Bowdoin 6

Assumption 51, St. Anselm 19

Bloomsburg 63, Cheyney 0

Bowling Green 28, Buffalo 22

Bridgewater (Mass.) 34, W. Connecticut 27

Brockport 59,...

October 4, 2015 - 2:11am
18 min 57 sec ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Brett Rypien threw for 271 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a 55-0 victory over Hawaii in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams Saturday night.

In his second career start, Rypien completed 19 of 25 passes without an interception, showing his impressive debut last week against Virginia wasn't a fluke.

Boise State (4-1) rolled up 554 yards of total offense. Jeremy McNichols rushed for 108 yards on 20...

October 4, 2015 - 1:48am
18 min 57 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.

Semien's 15th home run gave the Athletics their first three-game winning streak in more than a month after Tom Wilhelmsen blew a save opportunity in the ninth inning for the Mariners.

J.C. Ramirez (0-1) pitched a perfect 12th inning before running into trouble in the 13th, giving up a leadoff...

October 4, 2015 - 1:45am
18 min 57 sec ago

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey ran for 156 yards and a touchdown, Remound Wright scored three times and No. 18 Stanford overwhelmed Arizona 55-17 on Saturday night.

Kevin Hogan threw for 217 yards and two touchdowns to help the Cardinal (4-1, 3-0 Pac-12) win their fourth straight after an opening loss to Northwestern. Hogan also moved into fifth place on Stanford's career passing yardage list.

Barry Sanders added a 65-yard touchdown run...

October 4, 2015 - 1:39am
18 min 57 sec ago

No. 1 Ohio State (5-0) beat Indiana 34-27. Next: vs. Maryland, Saturday.

No. 2 Michigan State (5-0) beat Purdue 24-21. Next: at Rutgers, Saturday.

No. 3 Mississippi (4-1) lost to No. 25 Florida 38-10. Next: vs. New Mexico State, Saturday.

No. 4 TCU (5-0) beat Texas 50-7. Next: at Kansas State, Saturday.

No. 5 Baylor (4-0) beat Texas Tech 63-35. Next: at Kansas, Saturday.

No. 6 Notre Dame...

October 4, 2015 - 1:11am
1 hour 38 min ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Daniel Cormier outpointed Alexander Gustafsson in a split decision Saturday night at UFC 192 to retain the light heavyweight championship.

Two judges gave the fight to Cormier (17-1) with 49-46 and 48-47 scores, and the third had it 48-47 for Gustafsson (16-4).

Cormier's wrestling skill paid off immediately with a first-round takedown when he lifted and flipped the challenger to the ground.

However, Cormier (17-1)...

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