CHICAGO (AP) — The New Orleans Saints insisted they were ready for the challenge once Drew Brees went down. All they've done since is back up their words with wins.
SEATTLE (AP) — Lamar Jackson was mad. He was mad about settling for field goals three times in the first half. Mad about a delay-of-game penalty and a 13-yard run on third down when he needed 15 yards. Mad to see Justin Tucker trotting on the field again for a field goal.
Ohio State edged past Clemson to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll and Wisconsin dropped to 13th after being upset ahead of its showdown with the Buckeyes.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — ESPN's popular Saturday morning college football show is coming to South Dakota for the FCS rivalry game between defending national champion North Dakota State and perennial challenger South Dakota State.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The game was billed as the return of Saquon Barkley to the New York Giants' lineup and the matchup of first-round rookie quarterbacks Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones. It had an unexpected star: Arizona Cardinals backup running back Chase Edmonds.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama leaned on the old formula once quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went down with an ankle injury: big defensive plays and running the ball.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On the brink of being upset, Texas put the game in the hands of quarterback Sam Ehlinger and on the foot of the Longhorn player that coach Tom Herman refuses to call by name.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — After a deep ball bounced off his hands, KJ Hamler pulled Sean Clifford aside and told his quarterback he owed him one.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Moore spent his spring as a scouting assistant with the Miami Dolphins, and he spent most of the summer gearing up for a season as an assistant high school football coach.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For three quarters, Kyle Trask saw the overthrows and ineffective runs, the penalties and missed assignments. He knew something had to change.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma officials say there were no injuries to riders of the school's "Sooner Schooner" or the horses that pull it when the miniature covered wagon tipped over during the Oklahoma-West Virginia football game.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Doing a little research ahead of the World Series, Washington Nationals second baseman Brian Dozier came across some numbers that made him feel OK about his team's long layoff.
NEW YORK (AP) — Astros manager AJ Hinch is blowing his own whistle on sign stealing and pitch tipping: He's had enough of allegations about Houston hitters going out of bounds to decipher what's coming at the plate.
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton remained out of the New York Yankees lineup for the third straight game and Aaron Hicks was moved up to third in the batting order for Game 4 of the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
NEW YORK — They have the pitching, and they don’t need the pitches. Certainly, the Houston Astros have confidence for good reason on the brink of another World Series.
NEW YORK — Astros manager AJ Hinch says he will remove his team from the field if fans at Yankee Stadium again throw objects at Houston players.
The rift between the NBA and China appeared to widen again Friday, as the fallout over Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong continued.
DENVER — Reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes injured his right knee in a pileup near the goal line before his Kansas City teammates rallied around their fallen superstar for a 30-6 thrashing of Denver on Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was without two of his linemen and one of his receiving threats for the banged-up Kansas City Chiefs' game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night.
PITTSBURGH — Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat Colorado 3-2 on Wednesday night, the first loss of the season for the Avalanche.
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s national soccer team described their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang as a “rough” match played under strange conditions that may be raised with FIFA.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The NFL says the number of concussions in exhibition games this year rose to 49 from 34 in 2018, an increase of 44% and a setback in efforts to reduce brain trauma.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel says the Tennessee Titans will start quarterback Ryan Tannehill on Sunday against the Chargers looking to spark an offense that has scored just a touchdown over the past 10 quarters.
Clemson has slipped to No. 3 behind No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 LSU in the AP Top 25. Do the Tigers deserve better after two national championships in three seasons?
TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team lost to Canada for the first time in 34 years, allowing second-half goals to Alphonso Davis and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 defeat Tuesday night in the CONCACAF Nations League.
DENVER (AP) — The Nuggets didn't make major upgrades over the summer like so many of their Western Conference opponents, and they're fine with that — they figure Denver will turn into a desired destination soon enough.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals left-hander Patrick Corbin is the first pitcher with 10 strikeouts in the first four innings of a postseason game, according to STATS .
Another frustrating weekend of flag-filled football culminated with the Packers' 23-22 last-second win over the Lions on Monday night thanks to two hands-to-the-face calls on Detroit defensive end Trey Flowers.
TALLADEGA, Ala. — Ryan Blaney emerged safely from the wreckage at Talladega Superspeedway that claimed other playoff contenders, winning by a tiny margin that was huge for his championship hopes.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Vic Fangio has settled on the right mix to restore Denver’s defensive dominance even without pass rusher Bradley Chubb and cornerback Bryce Callahan.