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  1. Iowa State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-31

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyle Kempt passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns, including a 25-yarder to Allen Lazard that put Iowa State ahead with 2:19 left in the fourth quarter and Joel Lanning made plays on offense and defense to the Cyclones to a stunning 38-31 upset of No. 3 Oklahoma on Saturday. The loss snapped Oklahoma's nation-leading 14-game win streak and the Sooners' 18-game winning streak against the Cyclones that dated to 1990. It was just Iowa State's second victory against O…
  2. McSorley, Barkley lead Penn State over Northwestern 31-

    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Trace McSorley threw for 245 yards and a touchdown, Saquon Barkley ran for two scores in the second half, and No. 4 Penn State beat Northwestern 31-7 on Saturday. McSorley completed 25 of 34 passes. He threw a 10-yard touchdown to backup quarterback Tommy Stevens in the second quarter and added a 5-yard TD run in the fourth. Barkley scored on a 1-yard leap and 53-yard dash in the third quarter to make it 24-0. The Heisman Trophy candidate finished with 75 yards r…
  3. No. 5 Georgia Bulldogs run for 423 yards, rout Vandy 45-14

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Chubb ran for two touchdowns and 138 yards, and fifth-ranked Georgia routed Vanderbilt 45-14 Saturday despite missing three players from the Bulldogs' stingy defense. Georgia (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) continued its best start since 2012 when the Bulldogs reached the SEC championship. The Bulldogs also avenged a 17-16 loss to Vanderbilt last year by beating the Commodores for the 20th time in the past 23 games in this series. Georgia ran through and o…
  4. No. 2 Clemson tops Wake Forest 28-14 as Bryant injured

    CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant threw for 200 yards and a touchdown before leaving with an ankle injury as the second-ranked Tigers defeated Wake Forest 28-14 on Saturday to move to 6-0 for a straight season. There was no immediate word on the severity of Bryant's injury. He left the game in the third quarter after Travis Etienne's 1-yard touchdown run put Clemson ahead 21-0. Trainers looked at Bryant's ankle and took him into the sideline medical tent. Bryant tested h…
  5. Iowa State's Joel Lanning plays both ways vs. Oklahoma

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Iowa State's Joel Lanning played both offense and defense against No. 3 Oklahoma. Lanning started the game at middle linebacker, then entered the game at quarterback with about four minutes left in the first quarter. With Oklahoma ahead 24-13 at halftime, Lanning had 25 yards passing, 18 yards rushing and three tackles. His role changed because starting quarterback Jacob Park went on leave for undisclosed medical reasons. Lanning became the first Iowa State player s…
  6. Packers vs Cowboys: Great NFL rivalry is renewed

    From Lombardi and Landry through Reggie and Brett, Troy and Emmitt. From the tundra of Lambeau to the gap in the Texas Stadium roof to Jerry's palace. Packers-Cowboys has been one of the NFL's most entertaining and meaningful rivalries for decades. Whether it was the Ice Bowl or A-Rod's impromptu pass to Jared Cook, people (and players and coaches) remember these matchups. They'll be back at it on Sunday when Green Bay (3-1) visits Dallas (2-2). "Ahhh, yeah," says Packers receiver Jordy…
  7. Steelers' Brown gets top spot in AP's wide receiver rankings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Antonio Brown is nearly impossible to stop. The Steelers star receiver has already put up some stellar stats in his career, including the most receptions in NFL history (526) in any player's first six years in the league. And through four games this season, he has 388 yards receiving, which is second in the NFL and only 3 yards away from leading the league. The top spot is a familiar place for Brown as he beat out everyone for the No. 1 position among the AP's top 10 wide r…
  8. Ravens' Smith, Redskins' Breeland fined $18,231 for hits

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore linebacker Za'Darius Smith and Washington cornerback Bashaud Breeland have been fined $18,231 by the NFL for hits last weekend. Smith was called for roughing the passer after hitting Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger in the Ravens' loss to the Steelers. Breeland made a horsecollar tackle of Kansas City running back Kareem Hunt in the third quarter of the Redskins' loss to the Chiefs last Monday night. Oakland punter Marquette King was docked $9,115 by the league a…
  9. Colts ready to celebrate Peyton's place in Indy's hearts

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bill Polian remembers walking into the RCA Dome for Peyton Manning's home debut in 1998, peering into the stands and seeing all those Dan Marino jerseys. When he wanted an explanation, the future Hall of Fame executive was told Indiana's football fans started following the Dolphins when former Purdue quarterback Bob Griese was winning Super Bowls and never switched their allegiance. Polian, who attended high school in the Bronx and grew up a die-hard Yankees fan, never c…
  10. Jets troll Browns with sad dog wearing cone in Twitter post

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets' social media department posted a graphic on Twitter on Friday of a sad-looking dog that resembles the Cleveland Browns' logo wearing a cone around its neck — along with a Jets collar tag. It also showed four dog biscuits — two of them broken — on the ground. The tweet included the word, "Sit" followed by #NYJvsCLE. It was deleted about an hour after being posted. Someone might be in the doghouse because of it. The message didn't exactly fit what …
  11. Rivera: Newton's apology 'something that needed to be said'

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says Cam Newton's apology for a sexist remark to a female reporter was "something that was needed to be said." "I think it was well said and well put," Rivera said Friday. "I think it was well said and well put. I just it something we can move forward .. and start again. It's a tough set of circumstances and hopefully this can settle things so we can go forward." Newton made his remarks during a news conference Wednesday when Charlotte O…