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September 4, 2015 - 2:05am
28 min 35 sec ago

DALLAS (AP) — Fourth-ranked Baylor will be without defensive end Shawn Oakman and safety Orion Stewart in its season opener Friday night at SMU. The two starters have been suspended after violating unspecified team rules.

A school spokesman said Oakman and Stewart would both be back for the Bears' home opener Sept. 12 against Lamar. The school gave no other details.

Both were All-Big 12 selections last season. The 6-foot-9, 275-pound Oakman had 19 1/...

September 4, 2015 - 1:47am
28 min 35 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Robbie Lawler's welterweight title bout against Carlos Condit has been rescheduled for UFC 195 on Jan. 2.

The mixed martial arts promotion made the announcement late Thursday night.

Lawler and Condit initially were scheduled to meet in Melbourne, Australia, in UFC 193 on Nov. 14. But the UFC said last week that Lawler injured his thumb in training, forcing a postponement.

Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey's...

September 4, 2015 - 1:46am
28 min 35 sec ago

RENO, Nevada (AP) — Don Jackson rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns to lead Nevada to a 31-17 victory over UC Davis in the season opener for both teams on Thursday night.

Tyler Stewart completed 13 of 20 passes for 163 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 43 yards and another score.

Jackson had seven carries and 31 yards, including a 1-yard touchdown run to make it 7-0, on Nevada's first drive.

His seven yard touchdown run...

September 4, 2015 - 1:45am
28 min 35 sec ago

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Marteze Waller ran for 154 yards, Chad Olsen caught two touchdown passes and Fresno State beat Abilene Christian 34-13 in the opener for both teams on Thursday night.

Waller had runs of 36 and 38 yards on his way to a ninth career 100-yard game. Olsen scored on both of his catches, finishing with 35 yards receiving. He has 15 career receptions, six for touchdowns.

The Bulldogs scored 27 straight for a 34-7 lead....

September 4, 2015 - 1:36am
28 min 35 sec ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jedd Gyorko hit a two-run homer and Yangervis Solarte had four hits to lead the San Diego Padres to a 10-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.

With San Diego trailing 7-6 entering the eighth inning, Jim Johnson (2-6) walked leadoff hitter Justin Upton before Gyorko followed with 11th homer.

The win snapped a two-game skid for the Padres, and stopped the Dodgers' three-game...

September 4, 2015 - 1:30am
28 min 35 sec ago
EAST

Charleston (WV) 56, Notre Dame Coll. 44

Clarion 40, Lock Haven 13

Coast Guard 34, Anna Maria 6

Franklin & Marshall 42, Lebanon Valley 37

LIU Post 41, East Stroudsburg 40

Lenoir-Rhyne 41, West Chester 28

St. Joseph's (Ind.) 30, Edinboro 10

UConn 20, Villanova 15...

September 4, 2015 - 1:30am
28 min 35 sec ago

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Anu Solomon threw four touchdown passes to help No. 22 Arizona beat UTSA 42-32 Thursday night, but the Wildcats suffered a big blow when All-America linebacker Scooby Wright went out early with a left knee injury.

Arizona sputtered on offense most of the night and allowed UTSA, a team returning two offensive starters, to rack up 525 total yards.

Those areas can be fixed. Losing Wright could hurt a lot worse.

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September 4, 2015 - 1:28am
28 min 35 sec ago
Thursday

No. 1 Ohio St. (0-0) did not play. Next: at Virginia Tech, Monday.

No. 2 TCU (1-0) beat Minnesota 23-17. Next: vs. Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, Sept. 12.

No. 3 Alabama (0-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 Wisconsin at Arlington, Texas, Saturday.

No. 4 Baylor (0-0) did not play. Next: at SMU, Friday.

No. 5 Michigan St. (0-0) did not play....

September 4, 2015 - 1:25am
28 min 35 sec ago

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The season opening contest between Stony Brook and Toledo was canceled due to severe weather on Thursday night.

The first-half weather delays totaled three hours and, after a shortened halftime, the game was stopped just before the third-quarter kickoff. It was called off after midnight.

According to a Toledo release, "The game will not be replayed and is officially listed as 'no contest.' Stats from the game will not count."...

September 4, 2015 - 1:24am
28 min 35 sec ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Ervin ran for three touchdowns and San Jose State beat New Hampshire 43-13 in the opener for both teams Thursday night.

Ervin carried 20 times for 127 yards. He scored on runs of 1, 2 and 30 yards. Thomas Tucker added 74 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Joe Gray was 16 of 20 for 253 yards and a touchdown pass to Billy Freeman. The Spartans amassed 707 yards.

San Jose's defense held New Hampshire to just 186 yards. The...

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