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    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh’s Kenny Pickett set two passing records in the first half of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Saturday night. Pickett’s first touchdown pass of the game, a 22-yard toss on a swing pass to Rodney Hammond in the first quarter, broke Dan Marino’s school record of 79 career TD passes. Pickett’s second TD pass, a 4-yard toss to Jared Wayne in the second quarter on a slant route, established an ACC record for touchdown passes in a season with 42, eclipsing the mark of 41 set by Clemson’s Deshaun Watson in 2016. The Heisman Trophy candidate also ran for a 58-yard touchdown. ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25 Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    SANTA CLARA — The Minnesota Vikings kept alive their streak of holding at least a 7-point lead in every single game this season. A reminder: they’re only 5-5, so a 49ers’ comeback was predictable, and the teams are tied 14-14 at halftime. The 49ers pulled even with a Jauan Jennings touchdown catch 18 seconds before intermission. Minnesota, by the way, is 0-4 when jumping out to a 7-0 lead. This game’s 7-0 lead evaporated when Deebo Samuel scored on a 20-yard touchdown run, Adam Thielen’s second touchdown put the Vikings ahead 14-7 in the second quarter. JIMMY G HEATING UP? Jimmy Garoppolo will have to buck some dire history today, after having a third-and-12 pass intercepted on the 49ers’ opening series. The 49ers are 0-4 in games in which Garoppolo gets intercepted. He had no passes intercepted in the 49ers’ past four wins. Garoppolo certainly finished the first half in productive style: a 24-yard, third-down conversion to Brandon AIyuk set up a 3-yard touchdown pass to Jennings; that 15-play, 85-yard drive lasted 8:20. On the...
    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Carson Strong threw four touchdown passes and Nevada routed Colorado State 52-10 on Saturday night. Strong completed 17 of 22 passes for 288 yards with a pair of touchdown passes each to Tory Horton and Romeo Doubs. Horton made four catches for 113 yards and Doubs had five for 97. Strong hit Horton with a 27-yard touchdown pass and a 54-yarder on consecutive drives to start the game. Strong added an 11-yard TD pass to Doubs as the Wolf Pack built a 31-0 halftime lead. Strong lofted a 66-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Doubs to cap a four-play, 99-yard drive midway through the third quarter. Nevada (8-4, 5-3 Mountain West Conference) rebounded from a pair of two-point losses against San Diego State and Air Force. It was the Wolf Packs’ first win on the road since beating Boise State on Oct. 2. Tight end Trey McBride scored on a 69-yard run for Colorado State (3-9, 2-6). Todd Centeio threw for 187 yards and two interceptions. ___ More AP college...
    HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Cole Kelley threw four touchdown passes and Southeastern Louisiana beat Florida A&M 38-14 on Saturday night in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. Southeastern Louisiana (9-3) will move on to play third-seeded James Madison in the second round. Kelley tossed a 6-yard touchdown pass to a wide-open Nolan Givan to cap a 98-yard drive early in the second quarter. Kelley’s shovel pass to Taron Jones stretched the Lions’ lead to 21-0 with 10 minutes remaining before halftime. Kelley threw a strike to Nick Kovacs in the end zone for a 20-yard score that ended another long drive. Kelley then tossed a screen pass to Jones, who broke loose for a 39-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter and the Lions led 38-0. Kelley was 31-of-45 passing for 345 yards. Kovacs also had a 21-yard touchdown run to open the scoring. Jones finished with five catches for 85 yards and added 55 yards rushing. Rasean McKay threw for 238 yards with a pair of late touchdown passes for...
    In the first Iron Bowl overtime in history, No. 3 Alabama defeated unranked, 19-point underdog Auburn, 24-22, in four overtimes Saturday night at Auburn’s Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn. Alabama quarterback Bryce Young hit a two-point conversion pass to wide receiver John Metchie III in the fourth overtime for the victory. Defensive back Kool-Aid McKinstry broke up a pass from Auburn quarterback TJ Finley to wide receiver Shedrick Jackson on Auburn’s previous two-point conversion attempt, and Alabama took over. When college games are still tied after three overtime periods, teams are forced to go for two. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Alabama head coach Nick Saban talks with players in a time out during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Auburn Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill) After a 10-10 tie in regulation, Alabama had possession first in overtime and took a 17-10 lead on a 6-yard touchdown pass from Young to wide receiver Slade Bolden. Auburn answered with a 5-yard touchdown pass from Finley to tight end Landen...
    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Daniel Carlson kicked a 29-yard field goal in overtime after Anthony Brown’s fourth pass-interference penalty kept the drive alive, and the Las Vegas Raiders beat the Dallas Cowboys 36-33 on Thursday. Carlson’s fifth field goal came after Brown was called for interference on Zay Jones on third-and-18. All four of Brown’s interference penalties came on third-down incompletions. The Raiders (6-5) ended a three-game losing streak with their first Thanksgiving victory since 1968. It was their fourth appearance on the holiday since then, with the previous two losses coming at the Cowboys. Carlson put Las Vegas ahead 33-30 with a career-long 56-yarder with 1:52 remaining. Greg Zuerlein, who missed an extra point after the first Dallas TD, answered with a 45-yarder with 19 seconds to go. Tony Pollard had a 100-yard kickoff return for Dallas in the third quarter, but was stopped inside the 15 to start overtime. The Cowboys went three-and-out starting from their 7, and the Raiders finished off the third victory for the AFC West against the NFC East-leading Cowboys (7-4) in the past...
    SAINT GEORGE, Utah (AP) — Kevon Latulas ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 55-24 victory over Dixie State on Saturday night. Latulas had just eight carries but broke loose for a 68-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter. He added a 7-yard score as the Bears built a 27-3 halftime lead. Jason Shelley had 251 yards passing and threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score for Missouri State (8-3). Kobe Tracy was 24-of-49 passing for 307 yards with a touchdown pass and another on the ground for Dixie State (1-10). Devyn Perkins had an interception and returned it 95 yards for a touchdown for the Trailblazers with about three minutes remaining. ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25 Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Connor Bazelak threw a 2-point conversion pass to Daniel Parker Jr. to lift Missouri to a 24-23 overtime victory over Florida on Saturday. The Tigers (6-5, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) drew within a point on Tyler Badie’s 13-yard touchdown run, and Missouri coach Eli Drinkwitz elected to go for 2 rather than send the game to a second overtime with a PAT kick. Parker, a tight end, slipped undetected into the left side of the end zone and caught the lobbed pass. Badie rushed 27 times for 146 yards. Bazelak completed 15 of 26 passes for 165 yards and a touchdown. Florida (5-6, 2-6 SEC) got the ball first in overtime, and Emory Jones caught a 6-yard touchdown pass from wide receiver Trent Whittemore on a trick play to give the Gators a brief lead. Jones completed 20 of 32 passes for 261 yards and a touchdown. Missouri entered the game with the nation’s 118th-ranked defense, and Florida had yielded 92 points in its last two games. No matter — the defenses dominated in a stingy...
    Mike Sainristil made a one-handed catch in the end zone for a second-quarter touchdown, Hassan Haskins scored two TDs of his own, and No. 8 Michigan did its part to raise the stakes of next weekend's showdown with Ohio State, routing Maryland 59-18 on Saturday. The Wolverines (10-1, 7-1, No. 6 CFP) host the Buckeyes next week, and the winner will go to the Big Ten title game. Michigan hasn't won the conference since 2004 and hasn't beaten Ohio State since 2011. If the Wolverines were looking ahead to that matchup, it didn't affect their play much this weekend. Maryland (5-6, 2-6) didn't reach the end zone until Michigan was up 31-3 in the third quarter. Donovan Edwards had 10 catches for 170 yards and a touchdown for the Wolverines. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Cade McNamara opened the scoring with a 2-yard touchdown pass to Luke Schoonmaker. Then Haskins made it 14-0 with a 1-yard scoring run later in the first quarter. Sainristil reached out with one arm to pull in J.J. McCarthy's pass in the...
    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alex Padilla threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in his first career start, and No. 19 Iowa withstood three fourth-quarter comeback attempts to beat Minnesota 27-22 on Saturday. The Hawkeyes (8-2, 5-2 Big Ten) led 24-16 before Minnesota’s Tanner Morgan threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Chris Autman-Bell with 5:28 to play. The Gophers (6-4, 4-3) went for the two-point conversion, but Morgan’s pass was tipped by Iowa safety Dane Belton and fell incomplete. The Gophers got the ball back at their own 10-yard line with 3:08 left. Morgan was sacked for a 7-yard loss on second down, and his fourth-down pass was broken up by Iowa’s Matt Hankins. Caleb Shudak’s 29-yard field goal provided the final margin, and then the Hawkeyes’ defense bowed up one more time when Minnesota drove to the Iowa 39. The game ended with Joe Evans sacking Morgan. Padilla’s 1-yard touchdown dive in the second quarter put Iowa up 10-3. He threw a 72-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Jones early in the third quarter to give the...
    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Kingsley Ifedi threw two touchdown passes and Devin Harrell’s interception return for a touchdown helped seal North Carolina A&T’s 27-17 victory over South Carolina State in a nonconference game on Saturday. Ifedi threw a touchdown pass to Taymon Cooke that pulled North Carolina A&T (5-5) to 17-13 midway through the third quarter. Jah-Maine Martin broke loose for a 33-yard score about five minutes later and the Aggies led 20-17. Harrell picked off a Quincy Hall pass and ran 10 yards into the end zone with 1:49 remaining. Ifedi was 8-of-18 passing for 125 yards. He also threw a 23-yard touchdown pass to Nick Dobson in the first quarter. Martin finished with 16 carries for 85 yards. Kendrel Flowers ran the ball 15 times for 160 yards that included a 51-yard touchdown run for South Carolina State (5-5), which ended a four-game winning streak. Jamre Benjamin returned a blocked punt 22 yards for a touchdown that gave the Bulldogs a 17-7 lead. ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Cade McNamara threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to tight end Erick All with 3:29 left, and No. 8 Michigan stayed in the Big Ten championship race, rallying past tricky No. 23 Penn State 21-17 on Saturday. McNamara completed 19 of 29 passes for 217 yards and three touchdowns to boost the Wolverines (9-1, 6-1 conference, No. 6 CFP). READ MORE: West Virginia Governor Jim Justice Calls On West Virginians To Get COVID-19 Booster ShotHassan Haskins ran for 156 yards on 31 carries and Roman Wilson caught a pair of touchdown passes for the Wolverines, who led 14-6 midway through the fourth quarter. Penn State (6-4, 3-4) tried a pair of trick plays from kick formation in the first quarter, with mixed results. Quarterback Sean Clifford withstood seven sacks, completing 23 of 43 for 205 yards and throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Tyler Warren with 7:35 to go. Clifford then tied it 14 when he connected with Jahan Dotson for a two-point conversion. The Nittany Lions then got the ball back on a strip-sack...
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Cade McNamara threw a 47-yard touchdown pass to tight end Erick All with 3:29 left and No. 9 Michigan stayed in the Big Ten championship race, rallying past tricky No. 23 Penn State 21-17 on Saturday. McNamara completed 19 of 29 passes for 217 yards and three touchdowns to boost the Wolverines (9-1, 6-1 conference, No. 6 CFP). Hassan Haskins ran for 156 yards on 31 carries and Roman Wilson caught a pair of touchdown passes for the Wolverines, who led 14-6 midway through the fourth quarter. Penn State (6-4, 3-4) tried a pair of trick plays from kick formation in the first quarter, with mixed results. Quarterback Sean Clifford withstood seven sacks, completing 23 of 43 for 205 yards and throwing a touchdown pass to tight end Tyler Warren with 7:35 to go. Clifford then tied it 14 when he connected with Jahan Dotson for a two-point conversion. The Nittany Lions then got the ball back on a strip-sack of McNamara by defensive end Arnold Ebiketie deep in Michigan territory. Jordan Stout kicked a...
    Sesame Streets Big Bird gets vaccinated as Ted Cruz bristles: Live COVID-19 updates Iraqi Prime Minister survives assassination attempt © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The Panthers were in the red zone for the second time all day on their first drive of the second half, but it didn’t end with points for them. It did end with points for the Patriots. Cornerback J.C. Jackson intercepted a Sam Darnold pass and returned it 88 yards for a touchdown that has New England up 21-6 on the road. Darnold extended the play with his feet, but floated a pass right to Jackson and the cornerback sprinted for his first career touchdown. It’s the fourth interception of the year for Jackson, who missed time at practice this week with an illness. Darnold is now 7-of-16 for 78 yards after starting the day with a questionable tag due to a right shoulder injury. The Panthers pulled an ineffective Darnold a couple of weeks ago, but they’ve stuck with him thus far this Sunday....
    Elizabeth Debicki Recreates Princess Diana’s ‘Revenge Dress’ on The Crown Jennifer Granholm, energy secretary, says Americans should expect to pay higher heating costs this winter © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The Panthers were in the red zone for the second time all day on their first drive of the second half, but it didn’t end with points for them. It did end with points for the Patriots. Cornerback J.C. Jackson intercepted a Sam Darnold pass and returned it 88 yards for a touchdown that has New England up 21-6 on the road. Darnold extended the play with his feet, but floated a pass right to Jackson and the cornerback sprinted for his first career touchdown. It’s the fourth interception of the year for Jackson, who missed time at practice this week with an illness. Darnold is now 7-of-16 for 78 yards after starting the day with a questionable tag due to a right shoulder injury. The Panthers pulled an ineffective Darnold a couple of weeks ago, but they’ve stuck...
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Skattebo ran for two touchdowns and Sacramento State routed Cal Poly 41-9 in a key Big Sky Conference matchup on Saturday night. With the win, Sacramento State (7-2, 6-0) keeps pace with Montana State atop the conference standings with two games remaining. Skattebo had a 23-yard touchdown run to cap the Hornets’ opening series. He added a 2-yard score late in the third quarter to stretch the lead to 33-9. The Hornets’ Asher O’Hara had a 6-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and tossed a 2-yard TD pass to Marshel Martin in the fourth. Munchie Filer III scored on a pick-6 and Kyle Sentkowski kicked a career-long 51-yard field goal for the Hornets. Spencer Brasch completed 19 of 26 passes for 225 yards that included a 15-yard touchdown pass to Zedakiah Centers for Cal Poly (1-8, 0-6). ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25 Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast,...
    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Bailey Zappe threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth as Western Kentucky won its fourth straight game, knocking off Middle Tennessee 48-21 on Saturday. Zappe, who entered leading the Football Bowl Subdivision by averaging 425.9 yards per game, completed 29 of 50 attempts for 281 yards. He has thrown 37 touchdown passes to put Western Kentucky (5-4 4-1) atop the East Division of Conference USA. Nick Vattiato threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to DJ England-Chisolm on Middle Tennessee’s opening drive to put the Blue Raiders (4-5, 2-5) up 7-0, but Zappe answered with a 17-yard touchdown pass to Daewood Davis and a 5-yard strike to Malachi Corley. Beanie Bishop picked off a Vattiato pass and returned it 43 yards for a score to make it 21-7 after one quarter. After Vattiato fired a 36-yard scoring pass to Yusuf Ali in the second quarter, Brayden Narveson kicked a 35-yard field goal and Zappe hit Mitchell Tinsley from 10-yards out to make it 31-14 at intermission. Vattiato was 24 of 41 for 205...
    BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Pierre Strong Jr. had two touchdown runs and the running back threw for another score as South Dakota State knocked off previously unbeaten and second-ranked North Dakota State 27-19 on Saturday. It was the second win in a row for the 12th-ranked Jackrabbits (7-2, 4-2 Missouri Valley Football Conference) against rival North Dakota State (8-1, 5-1). South Dakota State snapped the Bison’s 32-game home winning streak with a 27-17 victory in April. Strong broke loose with a 75-yard touchdown run on the second play following the opening kickoff. He finished with 22 carries for 152 yards, and surpassed the 1,000-yard mark in a season for the third time in his career. Smith added a 1-yard TD run late in the first quarter and then tossed an 11-yard pass to a wide-open Tucker Kraft in the end zone as the Jackrabbits built a 24-7 halftime lead. Cam Miller’s 14-yard touchdown pass to RaJa Nelson late in the third quarter pulled North Dakota State to 27-14. Miller then led an 88-yard drive on the...
    ELON, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Smith accounted for five touchdowns as Villanova routed Elon 35-0 on Saturday. Smith was 16-of-23 passing for 238 yards with a touchdown pass to three separate receivers. He added 45 yards on the ground that included two scores from short yardage. The FCS’s 13th-ranked Wildcats (7-2, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Association) entered a half-game back of James Madison atop the CAA standings, and rebounded from a 31-18 home loss to William & Mary that ended a three-game win streak. Smith threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Jackson and a 48-yarder to Jaaron Hayek, and closed the first half with a 2-yard TD run as the Wildcats built a 21-0 halftime lead. Smith ran into the end zone from the 1 late in the third quarter, and then capped the scoring with 1:55 remaining with an 11-yard touchdown pass to Todd Summers. Davis Cheek was 13-of-28 passing for 146 yards for Elon (4-5, 3-3). ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25 Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter:...
    CONCORD — It was a one-score game as the first half was nearing an end Friday night, seven points separating Clayton Valley from being even with De La Salle. If the Ugly Eagles had made a stop in those waning seconds, maybe it would have made a difference in the second half. But Luke Dermon would have none of that. The De La Salle quarterback threw a short touchdown pass to Bryant Meredith with six seconds on the clock to stretch the lead to 14. When the Spartans opened the scored half with two more touchdowns, that was the ballgame. De La Salle won 42-21 on its home field to close the regular season with five consecutive victories. The Spartans improved to 8-2, a resume that is expected to land them the No. 1 seed in the North Coast Section’s new eight-team Open Division/Division I bracket Sunday. Clayton Valley finished 7-3. The Ugly Eagles, who last week celebrated an East Bay Athletic League Mountain Division championship, will probably be seeded third in the Open/D1...
    Yous Scott Speedman Welcomes First Child With Girlfriend Lindsay Rae Hofmann Cramers Mad Money Recap 11/4: Gridlock Is Good for Stocks © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Overnight sensation Mike White didn’t get off to a great start Thursday night. Four days after passing for 405 yards and three touchdowns in an upset of the Bengals, White went 3-for-5 for 23 yards on the Jets’ first drive. The Colts took the punt and went 88 yards in eight plays. Carson Wentz took a hard hit from Folorunso Fatukasi early in the drive and got up limping, but he stayed in and went 4-for-5 for 36 yards. Nyheim Hines starred, though, running the final 34 yards for the touchdown. It was a career-long run for Hines, whose previous long was 31 yards. Jonathan Taylor had two carries for 13 yards. But White rebounded on the Jets’ second possession, leading them on an eight-play, 75-yard drive. He went 4-for-6 for 72 yards on the drive, including a 19-yard touchdown pass to Elijah...
    The essential 90s country playlist Need a place to retire? These spots are Americas best-kept secrets © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad The Vikings didn’t take long to get on the board in Sunday night’s matchup with the Cowboys. Minnesota capped a seven-play, 75-yard drive with a 20-yard touchdown pass to receiver Adam Thielen. Cousins was 3-of-3 on the possession for 54 yards. He also hit tight end Tyler Conklin for a 31-yard pass down the right sideline on third-and-2 from the Minnesota 33. And the Vikings gone some help when cornerback Trevon Diggs got flagged for defensive pass interference, putting the Vikings on Dallas’ 19-yard line. With quarterback Dak Prescott out due to his calf injury, we’ll see how many points the Vikings need to defeat Cooper Rush and Dallas’ offense. Vikings take early 7-0 lead with Adam Thielen touchdown originally appeared on Pro Football Talk
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Mike White threw for 405 yards and three touchdowns in his first NFL start, caught a 2-point conversion pass on the go-ahead score and had the fans chanting his name while leading the New York Jets to a wild 34-31 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. White, starting in place of injured rookie Zach Wilson, pulled off an improbable victory for the Jets (2-5) while going 37 of 45 — setting an NFL record for the most completions in a player’s first start. He joined Cam Newton (2011) as the only players since at least 1950 to throw for 400 or more yards in their first career start. White overcame two early interceptions and also became the Jets’ first 400-yard passer since Vinny Testaverde on Christmas 2000, a span of 327 games. And he even left for a few plays with a neck injury. With the Bengals (5-3) leading 31-20 in the fourth quarter, the Jets got an acrobatic touchdown by Ty Johnson, who took a short pass from White and tip-toed down...
    HOUSTON -- Matthew Stafford threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns in three quarters, and the Los Angeles Rams dominated the inept Houston Texans in every way in a 38-22 win Sunday.It's the fourth straight victory for the Rams (7-1) and the seventh loss in a row for the Texans (1-7), their longest skid since dropping the final 14 games of the 2013 season.Stafford threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Cooper Kupp with about 9 minutes left in the third, lifting Los Angeles to a 31-0 lead. That score was set up when Van Jefferson got free for a 68-yard reception two plays earlier.Rookie Davis Mills was sacked by Aaron Donald on first down on Houston's next possession and Mills fumbled on third down. He recovered the ball and got a pass off to David Johnson, but it was for a loss.The Rams added another touchdown when Stafford pitched the ball to Robert Woods in the backfield and he dashed 16 yards to make it 38-0 late in the third.
    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devin Leary threw three of his four touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as North Carolina State’s offense finally got untracked in a 28-13 win over Louisville on Saturday night. Leary hit Trent Pennix on a 26-yard pass play on the second play of the fourth quarter to push the Wolfpack into the lead. Leary connected with Devin Carter with 5:53 remaining as N.C. State stretched its edge to 21-13. The clinching points came on 10-yard touchdown pass to C.J. Riley with 2:21 to go. N.C. State (6-2, 3-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), which finished with 44 yards on the ground, had only 189 yards of total offense through three quarters. So it was mainly defense that allowed the Wolfpack to bounce back from a one-point loss a week earlier at Miami. The outcome leaves N.C. State as the closest pursuer to undefeated Wake Forest in the ACC’s Atlantic Division. Malik Cunningham was 11-for-28 passing for 219 yards with a touchdown and interception for Louisville (4-4, 2-3). He also gained 76 yards rushing on 18 carries. Leary’s...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drake London caught nine passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns before leaving the Coliseum field with a serious right leg injury late in the first half, dampening Southern California’s 41-34 victory over winless Arizona on Saturday night. Keaontay Ingram rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown, and Gary Bryant Jr. caught two TD passes as the Trojans (4-4, 3-3 Pac-12) snapped their three-game home losing streak. They also extended the Wildcats’ epic skid to 20 games, the longest active slide in the Football Bowl Subdivision and the longest in Pac-12 history. READ MORE: Largest Band In USC School History Performs On SaturdayBut London left the Coliseum field on a cart after injuring his right leg while making his second touchdown catch on a 6-yard pass from Jaxson Dart. London, who set an FBS record with 79 catches in his team’s first seven games this season, returned to the USC bench in the second half with a cast on his leg. Anthony Pandy returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown early in the second half...
    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Mar’Keise Irving ran for two touchdowns and a career-high 110 yards and Justin Walley scooped up a fumble and ran 25 yards for a score as Minnesota defeated Northwestern 41-14 Saturday. Tanner Morgan threw for 134 yards and ran for a touchdown and Ky Thomas added 106 yards on 21 carries as Minnesota (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten) improved to 3-0 on the road. READ MORE: Video Shows Burglars Posing As Police Officers As They Target Seniors In ClearingAlready thin at running back with season-ending injuries to Mohamed Ibrahim and Trey Potts, Minnesota’s Bryce Williams suffered a lower leg injury, putting pressure on Irving, a freshman, and Thomas, a redshirt freshman. Williams’ status is unknown as he undergoes tests. “Everybody knows we’re going to run the football. I don’t think that is a secret. I don’t think we’re catching anyone off guard by that,” Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck said. Thomas was banged up early in the game but returned. The Gophers’ depth chart has taken so much of a hit that Fleck experimented with linebacker Derik LeCaptain...
    ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) — Shedeur Sanders threw three touchdown passes, Al Young returned a fumble for a touchdown, and Jackson State held off Mississippi Valley State 28-19 on Saturday. In addition to Young’s fumble recovery, the Jackson State defense compiled six sacks and four interceptions. Sanders completed 18 of 31 passes for 257 yards with two interceptions and was sacked twice. Jalani Eason’s 23-yard touchdown pass to Datavio Porter gave MVSU a 12-7 lead early in the third quarter but Jackson State regained the lead on a 41-yard touchdown pass from Sanders to Malachi Wideman. Later in the third, Young returned a fumble 26 yards for a touchdown and a 21-12 lead for the FCS No. 16 Tigers (7-1, 5-0 SWAC). Early in the fourth quarter, the Delta Devils (2-6, 1-4) drew within two points on a 1-yard run by Caleb Johnson before Jackson State responded with a 74-yard TD pass from Sanders to Trevonte Rucker to close out the scoring. Eason was 14-of-26 passing for 125 yards with the one touchdown and four interceptions. —- More AP college...
    Anthony Brown Jr. threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 7 Oregon amassed a season-high 568 total yards in a 52-29 victory over Colorado on Saturday. Travis Dye ran for two touchdowns and caught another for Oregon (7-1, 6-1 Pac-12), which extended its winning streak at Autzen Stadium to 17 games. Brendon Lewis threw for 224 yards and three TDs for the Buffaloes (2-5, 1-4) who were outmatched by the Ducks. Brenden Rice, son of San Francisco 49ers great Jerry Rice, had 102 yards receiving and a touchdown. Although he was met by some boos from the home crowd early against Cal on Oct. 15, Brown shook off the critics and rallied Oregon with two unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter for a 24-17 victory. The final touchdown was Brown’s 11-yard keeper. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Brown did it again last weekend in a 34-31 victory at UCLA with a 43-yard, fourth-quarter touchdown run that ultimately kept the game out of reach for the Bruins. He finished with 296 yards passing and 85 yards...
    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Mar’Keise Irving ran for two touchdowns and a career-high 110 yards and Justin Walley scooped up a fumble and ran 25 yards for a score as Minnesota defeated Northwestern 41-14 Saturday. Irving, a freshman from Illinois, broke off a 41-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to give the Gophers a 33-7 lead. READ MORE: 'We've Seen Really Booming Interest': Work From Home Has More Homeowners Making The Switch To SolarTanner Morgan threw for 134 yards and ran for a touchdown and Ky Thomas added 106 yards on 21 carries as Minnesota (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten) improved to 3-0 on the road. Before it could get its offense untracked Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald pulled starter Ryan Hilinski. Andrew Marty finished 10 of 16 for the Wildcats (3-5, 1-4) and threw a pair of touchdown passes. The Gophers never trailed and opened the game with a 13-play, 67-yard drive capped by a 26-yard field goal by Matthew Trickett. On the next play from scrimmage, Hilinski completed a pass to Malik Washington, who was stripped by Mariano Sori-Marin...
    EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Mar’Keise Irving ran for two touchdowns and a career-high 110 yards and Justin Walley scooped up a fumble and ran 25 yards for a score as Minnesota defeated Northwestern 41-14 Saturday. Irving, a freshman from Illinois, broke off a 41-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter to give the Gophers a 33-7 lead. Tanner Morgan threw for 134 yards and ran for a touchdown and Ky Thomas added 106 yards on 21 carries as Minnesota (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten) improved to 3-0 on the road. Before it could get its offense untracked Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald pulled starter Ryan Hilinski. Andrew Marty finished 10 of 16 for the Wildcats (3-5, 1-4) and threw a pair of touchdown passes. The Gophers never trailed and opened the game with a 13-play, 67-yard drive capped by a 26-yard field goal by Matthew Trickett. On the next play from scrimmage, Hilinski completed a pass to Malik Washington, who was stripped by Mariano Sori-Marin and Walley picked up the loose ball and scored. Minnesota held Northwestern to...
    MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Keon Howard threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Peyton Logan with 35 seconds remaining to give UT Martin a 17-16 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday. A short kickoff and Sheldon Layman’s 30-yard pass to CJ Evans Jr. on the ensuing series got Austin Peay past midfield, but Maddux Trujillo missed a 49-yard field goal attempt with three seconds left. Howard’s TD pass capped a 20-play, 96-yard, nearly nine-minute drive. Zak Wallace had a 7-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for UT Martin (6-1, 2-0 Ohio Valley Conference), ranked 12th in the FCS Coaches Poll. Tyler Larco kicked a 42-yard field goal in the fourth. Koby Perry had a 75-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter for Austin Peay (3-4, 1-1). Isaiah Norman’s 8-yard pick-6 gave the Governors a 16-0 lead with 6:31 to play before halftime. ___ More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25 Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,...
    It was business as usual for De La Salle on Friday night. Luke Dermon threw three touchdown passes and Zeke Berry passed for a one as the Spartans, playing on their home field in Concord, defeated Amador Valley 41-0. De La Salle scored 28 points in the second quarter and led 35-0 at halftime in this East Bay Athletic League Mountain Division game. The Spartans (7-2) added one more touchdown in the second half to close out the scoring as they stretched their winning streak to four games. AJ Bianchina and Charles Greer each ran for a touchdown, and Greer, Bryant Meredith, Michael Freeman and Grant Taft caught a touchdown pass. Greer’s 15-yard TD reception from Dermon opened the scoring. Bianchina followed with a 73-yard touchdown run. From there, Freeman caught a 23-yard scoring pass Dermon, and Berry threw a 57-yard TD pass to Taft that made it 28-0. Meredith’s 44-yard touchdown reception widened the margin to 35-0, and Greer’s 56-yard run finished the scoring. Bianchina ran for 83 yards in...
    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Facing fourth-and-3 near midfield on its first possession, Cole Smith completed a 7-yard pass to Jacob Birmelin and Princeton pressed on from there to score the first of three straight touchdowns and defeat Cornell 34-16 on Friday night. The undefeated Tigers (7-0, 4-0 Ivy League), ranked No. 15 in the FCS coaches poll, piled up 334 yards of total offense and scored on their first six possessions into the third quarter. Niko Vangarelli scored the first two touchdowns of his career — on runs from the 3 and the 1 — Jeremiah Tyler scored on a 36-yard fumble recovery, Smith threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Carson Bobo and Jeffrey Sexton added a pair of field goals. Smith completed 15 of 22 passes for 191 yards and a touchdown. Cornell (1-6, 0-4) began the game with three turnovers — downs, fumble, interception — and trailed 21-0 less than a minute into the second quarter. Jameson Wang lofted a 19-yard pass caught by Alex Kuzy over his shoulder while crossing the goal line to get...
    Succession star reveals secret marriage, more celebrity weddings of 2021 Dow futures fall slightly after the blue-chip average notches third winning week in a row © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Since scoring a second field goal in the first quarter, the 49ers had been inept on offense with four punts and two fumbles. But San Francisco came alive in the final period, scoring a touchdown to bring the game within two points. it took only three plays for the 49ers to score after Mohamed Sanu returned a punt to San Francisco’s 30-yard line. Garoppolo hit Deebo Samuel with a 29-yard pass down to the Indianapolis 41. Then he hit tight end Charlie Woerner for a 27-yard gain. Finally, Samuel came open in the end zone for a 14-yard touchdown with 13:07 left in the fourth quarter. San Francisco went for two to tie the game, but Garoppolo’s pass was broken up at the line of scrimmage. Garoppolo is now 12-of-21 passing for 159 yards with a touchdown. But he...
    SANTA CLARA — The rain kept falling Sunday night, symbolically escorting the 49ers to a fourth straight loss that has their season in an embarrassing freefall. The 49ers emerged from their bye week to lose 30-18 to the Indianapolis Colts amid a torrent of rain, wind, defensive penalties and offensive implosions. It was the most inclement weather the 49ers have endured since Levi’s Stadium opened in 2014, and, with their stands half-full of poncho-wearing fans, boos loudly cascaded from the crowd during second-half sorrows. Appalling play by their defensive backs mostly was reflected in pass-interference penalties, but, for good measure, Colts quarterback Carson Wentz finished them off with a 28-yard touchdown pass over Dre Kirkpatrick with 2:49 remaining. Jimmy Garoppolo and the mistake-prone 49ers (2-4) simply could not keep pace with the Colts (3-4). Garoppolo’s return to the lineup came without rookie understudy Trey Lance (sprained knee) lurking over his shoulder, and even though a Garoppolo touchdown pass launched a fourth-quarter comeback, it ended shortly thereafter with two interceptions. Next up for the 49ers...
    Ed Sheeran Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Continue Performances Virtually Warren Buffett warns against overpaying CEOs, lays out his process for learning from acquisitions, and shares how he keeps auditors honest in a new book. Here are the 10 best quotes. © Provided by Sports Illustrated What doesn't Derrick Henry do for the Titans?View the original article to see embedded media.Titans running back Derrick Henry entered Week 7 on pace to break the NFL record for rushing yards in a season. But he's far from just a dominant force on the ground.  On the first possession of Sunday's game against the Chiefs, Henry tossed a five-yard touchdown pass to tight end MyCole Pruitt after receiving a direct snap from the team's center. The score capped off an eight-play, 75-yard drive to open the contest. Henry entered Sunday's game having thrown just three passes during the regular season in his career, all of which came in 2018. He did, however, toss a touchdown on a similar play against the Ravens in the 2019 playoffs.  More NFL Coverage: Rhapsody in...
    SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Miles Hastings threw a pair of touchdown passes, Jr. Gilliam had 109 yards rushing and a score and FCS No. 10-ranked UC Davis beat Cal Poly 24-13 on Saturday night. The Aggies’ win, coupled with Eastern Washington’s 35-34 loss at home against Weber State, puts UC Davis and EWU into a tie for third place in the Big Sky Conference. Hastings’s 1-yard touchdown pass to Carson Crawford finished a nine-play, 74-yard drive with 4:04 remaining in the third quarter that capped the scoring. Hastings also had a 9-yard TD pass to C.J. Hutton late in the second that gave UC Davis (7-1, 4-1) a 10-7 lead at the break. He completed 28 of 34 passes for 210 yards. Gilliam carried the ball 24 times that included a 30-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter. Spencer Brasch threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Evan Burkhart in the second quarter for Cal Poly (1-6, 0-4). Matt Hoffman kicked field goals from 26 and 28 yards to pull the Mustangs to 17-13 with 7:15 remaining in...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — N’Kosi Perry set up three touchdowns on as many drives in a breakaway third quarter and Florida Atlantic held Charlotte scoreless for all of the second half for a 38-9 victory Thursday night, just hours after each university announced it will be leaving Conference USA. Perry was a crisp 9 of 11 passing for 225 yards and three TDs. Johnny Ford rushed for 92 yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for 32 yards and another score. Charlotte (4-3, 2-1) was seeking its first 5-2 start. FAU (4-3, 2-1) entered the game winless on the road but, strangely, remains undefeated in Charlotte in four games there. Charlotte led 9-7 at halftime as Chris Reynolds found Grant DuBose at the front of the end zone with a pass from the 1-yard line on the last play of the second quarter. The 49ers twice converted on fourth-and-one during the 17-play drive. Florida Atlantic opened the second half with a four-play scoring drive when Ford hauled in a screen pass from Perry and took it to the...
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The Dallas Cowboys survived a wild game after Dak Prescott threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, beating New England 35-29 on Sunday. Dallas hadn’t won at New England since 1987 and was 0-5 against Bill Belichick. The Cowboys (5-1) have won five straight, their longest winning streak since 2016. READ MORE: Robert E. Lee Statue Removed From Dallas Park Now On Display At West Texas Resort CeeDee Lamb #88 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after catching the game winning touchdown against Jalen Mills #2 of the New England Patriots in overtime on October 17, 2021 in Massachusetts. (credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) The Cowboys led 17-14 entering the fourth quarter, and that’s when the fun began. The teams traded five scores in the period, three in the final 2 1/2 minutes. READ MORE: Police Arrest Adan Garcia For DWI Crash That Killed Pregnant Woman, Her Child & Good SamaritanNew England (2-4) was clinging to a 21-20 lead when sensational Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs intercepted Mac Jones and returned it 42 yards for a...
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Dak Prescott threw 35-yard touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb in overtime, and the Dallas Cowboys survived a wild finish to beat New England 35-29 on Sunday, their first win over Bill Belichick’s Patriots. Dallas hadn’t won at New England since 1987 and was 0-5 against Belichick. The Cowboys (5-1) have won five straight, their longest winning streak since 2016. The Cowboys led 17-14 entering the fourth quarter, and that’s when the fun began. The teams traded five scores in the period, three in the final 2 1/2 minutes. New England (2-4) was clinging to a 21-20 lead when sensational Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs intercepted Mac Jones and returned it 42 yards for a touchdown — his seventh pick and second pick-6 of the season — to put Dallas ahead 26-20. On the next play from scrimmage, Jones hit Kendrick Bourne for a 75-yard score. Jones hooked up with Jakobi Meyers for the 2-point conversion. But Prescott led the Cowboys on a 40-yard drive and Greg Zuerlein’s 49-yard field goal sent it to overtime. Dallas ended it...
    DENVER (AP) — Derek Carr sliced up the Denver defense for 341 yards and two touchdowns, Maxx Crosby made three sacks and the Las Vegas Raiders started the post-Jon Gruden era with a 34-24 thrashing of the bewildered Broncos on Sunday. The Raiders (4-2) gave longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia a win in his debut as interim head coach and offensive coordinator Greg Olson was masterful in his first play-calling duties for Las Vegas since Carr’s rookie season in 2014. Raiders wide receiver Henry Ruggs III scores a touchdown against the the Broncos in the first half Oct. 17, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/Bart Young) The Raiders began by ending an 11-game streak without a score on their opening drive. They never let up, burning the Broncos’ beleaguered secondary that couldn’t keep up with Carr and his targets. Nor could Denver’s deficient offense keep pace. Teddy Bridgewater threw a season-high three interceptions and lost a fumble, negating his 334 yards passing and three TDs. The Broncos (3-3) lost their third consecutive game, but the other defeats came at the...
    FOXBORO (CBS) — The Patriots went toe-to-toe in an offensive shootout with one of the best offensive teams in the NFL, the Dallas Cowboys. They just came up a little short. After a wild end to regulation — which saw a pick-six for Dallas, a 75-yard touchdown pass for New England, and a game-tying field goal for the Cowboys — the Patriots and Cowboys headed to overtime. The Patriots won the toss and received the ball to start overtime, but their drive stalled at their own 46-yard line, with Mac Jones throwing incomplete in the vicinity of Nelson Agholor. Jake Bailey’s punt only went 34 yards, and the Cowboys took over at their own 20-yard line. They drove to the edge of field-goal range, but they ended up not needing to worry about a kick. On a first-and-10 at the New England 35-yard line, Prescott rolled to his right and found CeeDee Lamb running free across the field. Prescott fired, Lamb made the catch, and the receiver beat Jalen Mills to the right pylon for the game-winning touchdown. Prescott was...
    Kirk Cousins completed a 27-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Osborn on the first possession of overtime to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a wild 34-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Cousins threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns against the league’s top-ranked pass defense, Dalvin Cook ran for 140 yards and a score and the Vikings finally solved their second-half offensive woes. Adam Thielen had a number of big catches, finishing with 11 receptions for 126 yards and a touchdown. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM The Vikings (3-3) had not scored a second-half touchdown in their previous four games, but Cook broke the streak with a 16-yard touchdown run to give the Vikings the lead and Cousins added a 5-yard touchdown pass to Thielen. But two missed field goals by Greg Joseph kept the Panthers (3-3) in it. Sam Darnold finished 17 of 41 for 207 yards with one touchdown and two turnovers and nearly pulled off a wild comeback. After Joseph missed a 50-yard field goal, Zane Gonzalez connected on a short field goal...
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kirk Cousins completed a 27-yard touchdown pass to K.J. Osborn on the first possession of overtime to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a wild 34-28 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Cousins threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns against the league’s top-ranked pass defense, Dalvin Cook ran for 140 yards and a score and the Vikings finally solved their second-half offensive woes. Adam Thielen had a number of big catches, finishing with 11 receptions for 126 yards and a touchdown. READ MORE: Fragapane's Goal Give Minnesota United 1-0 Win Over AustinThe Vikings (3-3) had not scored a second-half touchdown in their previous four games, but Cook broke the streak with a 16-yard touchdown run to give the Vikings the lead and Cousins added a 5-yard touchdown pass to Thielen. But two missed field goals by Greg Joseph kept the Panthers (3-3) in it. Sam Darnold finished 17 of 41 for 207 yards with one touchdown and two turnovers and nearly pulled off a wild comeback. After Joseph missed a 50-yard field goal, Zane Gonzalez...
    Joe Burrow tied a career high with three touchdown passes, helping the Cincinnati Bengals rout the Detroit Lions 34-11 on Sunday. The Bengals (4-2) have already equaled last year's number of wins and doubled their victories from 2019 during coach Zac Taylor’s debut season. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM Detroit (0-6) could not rally as it did in closely contested setbacks against San Francisco, Baltimore and Minnesota, failing to score until Austin Seibert made a 35-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter. The Lions are the NFL's only winless team under first-year coach Dan Campbell. They have lost 10 straight, going back to last season, for the league's longest active losing streak. Burrow finished 19 of 29 for 271 yards, including a 24-yard touchdown pass to rookie running back Chris Evans on the game's opening drive. He threw a short pass to Joe Mixon on fourth down that the running back turned into a 40-yard score to on the opening possession of the second half to give Cincinnati a 17-0 lead. The second-year quarterback tossed a...