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October 20, 2018 - 10:51 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Johnny Ford rushed for 164 yards and three touchdowns to help No. 21 South Florida shrug off a slow start to remain unbeaten with a 38-30 victory over Connecticut on Saturday night. Ford scored on runs of 15, 15 and 43 yards. He also set up a second-half field goal with a 78-yard...
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October 15, 2018 - 12:20 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Stephen Gostkowski hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, and the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 on Sunday night after blowing a big halftime lead. Tom Brady passed for 340 yards and a touchdown and ran for another score in his 200th victory as a...
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October 15, 2018 - 12:17 am
BOSTON (AP) — David Price was good enough, the Red Sox bullpen was even better, and Jackie Bradley Jr. delivered a go-ahead, three-run double off the Green Monster on Sunday night to lead Boston to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros and tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece. Price...
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October 14, 2018 - 7:30 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets pulled off the type of victory that even Broadway Joe could appreciate. With Joe Namath and the 1968 Super Bowl-winning squad watching , Jason Myers kicked a franchise-record seven field goals, Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes, and the Jets held...
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October 14, 2018 - 12:44 am
BOSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander outlasted an uncharacteristically wild Chris Sale, overcoming control problems of his own to give Houston six innings of two-hit ball on Saturday night and lead the Astros over the Boston Red Sox 7-2 in the AL Championship Series opener. On a 48-degree night that left...
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October 13, 2018 - 9:56 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Kurt Rawlings threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns as Yale held off Mercer 35-28 in the first meeting between the schools on Saturday afternoon. JP Shohfi hauled in two of those touchdown tosses while catching six passes for 152 yards. Reed Klubnik caught seven passes for...
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October 07, 2018 - 8:20 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Crowell ran all over the Denver Broncos' suddenly leaky defense — and kept his touchdown celebration low-key this time around. The New York running back ran for a franchise-record 219 yards, including a 77-yard touchdown , and Sam Darnold threw two TD passes to...
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October 07, 2018 - 8:16 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Maybe Panthers coach Ron Rivera should allow his special teams to run out of the tunnel more often for pre-game introductions. Graham Gano connected on all four field goal attempts, including a career-long 63-yarder with 1 second remaining, and Carolina recovered a muffed...
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September 30, 2018 - 9:36 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Blake Bortles felt as though Jacksonville's offense wasted a dominant defensive performance last week. He refused to let it happen again. Bortles threw two touchdown passes, including a 67-yarder to Donte Moncrief, and the Jaguars offense gave the defense plenty of help in...
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