College football
Kimani Vidal scored a pair of touchdowns and Troy defeated Western Kentucky 27-24. Vidal, coming in ranked third nationally at 131.7 yards rushing per game, finished with 156 on 26 carries.
Anthony Watkins rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Kendarin Ray intercepted a pass with 26 seconds left, and Tulsa beat Northern Illinois 22-14 on Saturday for the Huskies seventh straight home loss.
Jameson Wang passed for a touchdown and ran for another TD and Jackson Kennedy kicked the winning 30-yard field goal as time expired to help Cornell beat Yale 23-21.
Jon Moccia’s 34-yard kickoff return set up Sam Renzi’s 40-yard field goal as time expired expired, lifting Sacred Heart to a 37-34 win over St. Francis (Pa.). St.
Today in Sports, September 24 - Washington ends Miami’s NCAA College Football-record home winning streak at 58
Emmanuel Michel ran for a career-high 148 yards and three touchdowns, John Lee Eldridge III ran for 102 and two scores and Air Force raced to a 45-20 win over San Jose State, the Falcons’ ninth-straight victory.
Tanner Mordecai ran for two scores and Braelon Allen rushed for 116 yards and two more scores, giving Wisconsin a 38-17 victory at Purdue.
Charles DePrima threw for three touchdowns and ran for another and Harvard defeated Brown for the 12th straight time, 34-31 in an Ivy League opener.
Deion Sanders hobbles to get around these days, but his ability to command an audience is even more potent than it was during his speedier playing days.
Today in Sports, September 23 - Albert Pujols becomes fourth player in MLB history to hit 700 career HRs
Jaxson Dart is thriving as Mississippi’s starting quarterback after fighting off an offseason challenge from transfers.
Quincy Casey threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns to lead Alabama A&M to a 31-24 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Darren Grainger threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Georgia State defeated Coastal Carolina 30-17 in a Sun Belt Conference opener.
The leadership at Washington State and Oregon State believe they will have information within the next 30 days that they need to evaluate whether it makes sense to rebuild under the Pac-12 brand while also proceeding with a legal case to take control of the future direction of the conference.
Jim Harbaugh is back where he belongs — the Michigan sidelines. After missing the first three games of the season due to a school-imposed suspension, Harbaugh will be back Saturday against Rutgers coaching his 100th game at his alma mater.
Cincinnati opens its first Big 12 Conference schedule Saturday at home against No. 16 Oklahoma. The Bearcats seek their first victory in three all-time meetings against the Sooners, who are starting their last Big 12 campaign before joining the Southeastern Conference next July 1.
The second-ranked Wolverines get Jim Harbaugh back after his school-imposed three-game suspension for violating NCAA rules, although Michigan didn’t miss him much.
Most opponents who come to the Palouse when Washington State is good walk into a buzzed environment where they are not welcomed.
LSU coach Brian Kelly referred to the Arkansas Razorbacks this week as a “scary team.” The 12th-ranked Tigers are in fact listed as more than two-touchdown favorites by FanDuel Sportsbook for the Saturday night tilt in Death Valley.
Now that the Power Five is about to become a Power Four in college sports, the schools left out of conference realignment are looking at creative ways to stay relevant.
Louisville Metro police are thanking Cardinals football players on social media for coming “to the rescue” in helping right a flipped vehicle in an accident this week near their L&N Stadium home field.
Notre Dame hosts Ohio State on Saturday. The No. 6 Buckeyes (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) will look for their sixth straight win over the Fighting Irish, dating back to 1995.
No. 6 Ohio State visits No. 9 Notre Dame on Saturday night in one of the biggest games so far this season.
After a disappointing 30-13 loss last week to Penn State, the Illini want to get their season back on track before they dive headlong into Big Ten play.
Cincinnati opens its first Big 12 Conference schedule Saturday at home against No. 16 Oklahoma. The Bearcats (2-1) seek their first victory in three all-time meetings against the Sooners (3-0), who start their last Big 12 campaign before joining the Southeastern Conference on July 1, 2024.
Utah opens its Pac-12 title defense against one of the two league opponents who beat the Utes a season ago.
The most surprising part of Florida’s suddenly surprising season has been its defense. The No. 25 Gators have been downright stout on that side of the ball.
Three games match two ranked Pac-12 teams on Saturday. No. 11 Utah and No. 22 UCLA have stayed out of the spotlight compared to other Top 25 showdowns between No. 19 Colorado and No. 10 Oregon and between No. 14 Oregon State and No. 21 Washington State.
Saturday’s matchup between the eighth-ranked Huskies and the Golden Bears that opens the Pac-12 season for both comes with uncertainty over whether two schools linked for so long will ever meet again.
Missouri will try to build on the momentum it gained with a last-second upset of then-No. 15 Kansas State last week when it plays Memphis in St. Louis.