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King throws 2 TD passes, No. 12 Miami routs Florida State

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami avoided a lightning delay, amped up the offense and overwhelmed its in-state rival. D'Eriq King threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns and the No. 12 Hurricanes beat Florida State 52-10 on Saturday night. The kickoff appeared headed for a delay because of ...

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

By The Associated Press undefined A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ LET'S GET IT SETTLED St. Louis, Milwaukee, San Francisco and Philadelphia enter the last day of the regular season competing for two postseason spots, and the biggest game of the day pits Christian ...

No. 21 Pitt’s holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Jones II wants No. 21 Pittsburgh's defense to be the best in the country. Not just in points allowed. Not just in yards allowed. Not just in sacks or turnovers. All of it. "We want it all," the senior defensive end said. The ...

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Skylar Thompson passed for 334 yards and ran for three touchdowns, and Kansas State rallied from 21 points down to beat No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 on Saturday. Freshman Deuce Vaughn caught four passes for 129 yards and ran for a touchdown for ...

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Seth Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull away from No. 23 Kentucky for a 29-13 victory Saturday in the season opener. The ...

Gabriel, No. 13 UCF beat East Carolina 51-28 in AAC opener

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 13 Central Florida beat East Carolina 51-28 on Saturday to open its American Athletic Conference schedule. Jaylon Robinson and Marlon Williams each had huge games as ...

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut

CHRIS BURROWS Associated Press OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts caught four of Kyle Trask's six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi's Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday. Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards including touchdown ...

High school freshman golfer makes 1st ever competitive shot count

OTSEGO (AP) — First high school match, first shot — hole in one. Stephanie Scott, a freshman at Otsego High School, aced hole No. 8 Monday at Lake Doster Golf Club. Scott told MLive.com that she couldn’t see what happened, but the reaction was swift. “Her dad was standing by the ...

State of Michigan set to lift ban on ticket scalping

LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House on Tuesday was expected to vote to lift the state’s rarely enforced ban on ticket scalping, bringing the long-proposed bill closer to the governor’s desk. The legislation would end a prohibition on the resale of tickets for more than face value. ...