AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury
The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU.
Hurts, No. 10 Oklahoma rally to beat No. 12 Baylor 34-31
WACO, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts was shouting at himself coming off the field after his third turnover, a fumble when running toward the end zone.
Photographer hit in Georgia-Auburn game out of hospital
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — A photographer who was treated at a hospital after she was hit on the sideline of the Georgia-Auburn game Saturday and carted off the field is out of the hospital.
Tagovailoa out for season after hip injury vs Mississippi St
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season — and maybe his Alabama career.
Last-minute audible: Kaepernick back to school for workout
RIVERDALE, Ga. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick’s saga took another surreal turn Saturday — a last-minute audible to nix an NFL-arranged workout and a quick dash 60 miles to the other side of metro Atlanta, where the exiled quarterback staged his own impromptu passing display on a high school field in dwindling light as hundreds of fans cheered him on from behind a chain-link fence.
Burrow throws 5 TDs, No. 1 LSU beats Mississippi 58-37
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Joe Burrow’s postgame shrug pretty much summed up what kind of a season it has been for LSU. “You know things have changed at LSU when you have 700 yards of total offense and everybody is upset in the locker room,” the Heisman Trophy front-runner said.
Harden scores 49 points, Rockets beat Timberwolves 125-105
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Undermanned and playing for the second consecutive night, the Houston Rockets still had plenty of reason to be confident.
No. 5 Georgia holds on, beats No. 13 Auburn 21-14
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Georgia’s defense entered the fourth quarter vying for another shutout. The fifth-ranked Bulldogs ended it with two big stops — and another division title.
No. 23 Iowa hands No. 7 Minnesota its first loss, 23-19
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while. Nate Stanley threw two touchdown passes and Tyler Goodson ran for a score to help No.
Lawrence throws 4 TDs as No. 3 Clemson tops Deacons 52-3
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence wasn’t going to slow down after clinching the ACC Atlantic a week earlier. No. 3 Clemson didn’t, either.
The Latest: Tagovailoa to miss rest of season with injury
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Tua Tagovailoa’s injury (all times local): 7:13 p.m. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury he suffered late in the first half of the Crimson Tide’s victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.
Tsitsipas, Thiem set up title match at ATP Finals
LONDON (AP) — The first time Dominic Thiem played at the ATP Finals, he was handed an unknown Greek teenager as a hitting partner in training.
Reddick wins 2nd consecutive Xfinity Series championship
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tyler Reddick won his second consecutive Xfinity Series championship by snatching the lead away from Cole Custer in a spirited season finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Texas Southern’s jerseys stolen before game at Oregon
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Police say uniforms were stolen from Texas Southern’s women’s basketball team before their game at Oregon. Eugene Police say a black duffel bag containing all the jerseys was taken from a downtown hotel conference room Saturday.
English chips in and takes 1-shot lead at Mayakoba
PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — Harris English feels he got away from the basics that carried him to a promising start to his PGA Tour career.
Taylor over 200 again in No. 15 Badgers’ 37-21 win over Neb
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska always brings out the best in Jonathan Taylor. The Wisconsin star ran for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the No.
No. 14 Michigan, behind Patterson, rips Michigan State 44-10
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Shea Patterson had his best game at Michigan, picking apart a wounded rival to the left, right over the middle and deep.
Clifford sends No. 9 Penn State past No. 24 Indiana 34-27
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State’s best offense on Saturday wasn’t explosive or flashy. It was grinding and relentless and it helped keep the No.
Dead Heat: No clear favorite in NASCAR championship race
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch, weary from the hype surrounding NASCAR’s championship race, just wanted to end his media obligations and return his focus to the finale.
NASCAR championship push tinged with sadness for Joe Gibbs
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs keeps mementos of his late son on his office desk. There's a photo of a little girl who could barely walk but whose day brightened when J.D.
Alabama QB Tagovailoa carted off field vs Mississippi State
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was carted off the field after being dragged down by two Mississippi State defenders, a tackle that left him favoring his right leg and hip.
Football brings some peace to Sioux family after suicide
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Teenagers Jashawn and Jayton Pease embraced in the end zone while celebrating the 74-39 victory that made their Crow Creek Chieftains the champions of South Dakota’s tribal school league.
Watson-Jackson showcase highlights Texans-Ravens matchup
Deshaun Watson and Lamar Jackson starred three years ago in one of the more meaningful and memorable games of that college football season.
In second spell at Man United, Zelem leads transformed club
LONDON (AP) — Katie Zelem had to leave Manchester United to chase her dream, just to get a chance of making a career out of playing the game she loves.