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Detroit Lions win in the desert, 26-23, over Arizona on game’s final play

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But ...

Detroit Lions win in the desert over Arizona, 26-23, on game’s final play

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. — It was the kind of moment that had stymied the Detroit Lions so many times during their 11-game losing streak: A potential game-winning play, a gut-punch penalty that reversed it and the realization that nothing was going to come easy. But ...

After a year of drama, the Lakers reach NBA Finals anyway

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Here's a list of just some of the things the Los Angeles Lakers have gone through in the last 12 months: playing through a politically charged situation in China during the preseason and more massive fallout after returning ...

On final day, 2 NL spots and AL Central crown in play

By MIKE FITZPATRICK AP Baseball Writer Four teams, two National League playoff spots. And the AL Central champion. Besides postseason seeding, that's what remains to be decided on the last scheduled day of this bizarre baseball season. It could all come down to the wire at once in a wild ...

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner left little doubt he was more than ready for Baylor's opener after two games were called off because of COVID-19 concerns. Dave Aranda was a little more coy about the anticipation of his first game as a head coach, which ...

King throws 2 TD passes, No. 12 Miami routs Florida State

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami avoided a lightning delay, amped up the offense and overwhelmed its in-state rival. D'Eriq King threw for 267 yards and two touchdowns and the No. 12 Hurricanes beat Florida State 52-10 on Saturday night. The kickoff appeared headed for a delay because of ...

LEADING OFF: NL race down to final day — and maybe Monday

By The Associated Press undefined A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ LET'S GET IT SETTLED St. Louis, Milwaukee, San Francisco and Philadelphia enter the last day of the regular season competing for two postseason spots, and the biggest game of the day pits Christian ...

No. 21 Pitt’s holds off No. 24 Louisville 23-20

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Jones II wants No. 21 Pittsburgh's defense to be the best in the country. Not just in points allowed. Not just in yards allowed. Not just in sacks or turnovers. All of it. "We want it all," the senior defensive end said. The ...

Kansas State stuns No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Skylar Thompson passed for 334 yards and ran for three touchdowns, and Kansas State rallied from 21 points down to beat No. 3 Oklahoma 38-35 on Saturday. Freshman Deuce Vaughn caught four passes for 129 yards and ran for a touchdown for ...

Nix, No. 8 Auburn pull away from No. 23 Kentucky, 29-13

By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bo Nix threw for 233 yards and three second-half touchdowns, including a pair to Seth Williams, and No. 8 Auburn scored twice in the fourth quarter to pull away from No. 23 Kentucky for a 29-13 victory Saturday in the season opener. The ...