NEW YORK (AP) _ Florida State remains the No. 1 team in the latest Associated Press college football poll, but the Seminoles claimed just 27 of 60 first-place votes following their second consecutive close call. Second-ranked Oregon and No. 3 Alabama each claimed 13 first-place votes, while Oklahoma took seven. Auburn is fifth, followed by […]
GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) _ The United States has failed once again to win the Ryder Cup. Playing the best that Europe has to offer the Americans were beaten in Scotland 16 1/2 to 11 1/2. Europe has won the last three Ryder Cup tournaments since 2008, six of the last seven and eight of the […]
DOVER, Del. (AP) _ Jeff Gordon won the Sprint Cup race at Dover International yesterday. Kurt Busch, AJ Allmendinger, Greg Biffle and Aric Almirola were all eliminated from the season-ending Chase for the Sprint Cup championship following the results of the race. There are 12 drivers left in the Chase.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Tony Romo threw three touchdowns passes as the Dallas Cowboys beat the New Orleans Saints 38-17 last night. DeMarco Murray ran for a pair of scores in another 100-yard game. The Cowboys kept Drew Brees and the Saints scoreless in the first half after giving up an NFL-record 40 first downs […]
HOUSTON (AP) _ J.J. Watt had another highlight-reel play to help the Houston Texans overcome a tough day offensively for a 23-17 win over the Buffalo Bills yesterday. EJ Manuel finished with 225 yards passing with two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Bills. Buffalo was driving late when Darryl Morris picked him off at […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ The Oakland Athletics finally clinched their third consecutive playoff berth on the last day of the regular season with a 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers. Sonny Gray threw a six-hitter to win for the first time in five September starts. Josh Reddick had an RBI triple. NEW YORK (AP) _ […]
Miami Dolphins Coach Joe Philbin declined to say whether Aggie Stand out Ryan Tannehill would remain the starting quarterback on multiple occasions this week, creating national headlines and speculation that backup Matt Moore could take over the team at some point. Tannehill said he spoke with Philbin privately to clear up his standing, and all […]
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) _ Ales Hemsky scored the only goal in a shootout in the Dallas Stars’ 4-3 exhibition victory over the Florida Panthers last night. Hemsky beat Michael Houser with a deke to the backhand in the top half of the fourth round. Jussi Rynnas stopped all four Florida shooters in the tiebreaker. Shane […]
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Lisalverto Bonilla became the first pitcher in Texas Rangers history to win his first three career starts with a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros last night. Bonilla allowed four hits and struck out seven in six scoreless innings. Houston starter Scott Feldman allowed only one hit through 4 1/3 innings.
IRVING, Texas (AP) _ Coach Jason Garrett still has to answer questions about the Dallas Cowboys defense. Garrett was asked yesterday about third-year cornerback Morris Claiborne. Claiborne was beaten for two touchdowns before his late interception in Sunday’s 34-31 victory at St. Louis. Garrett would not say whether Claiborne’s starting job was in jeopardy.