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With QB Coan out, No. 12 Irish beat No. 18 Badgers 41-13

CHICAGO (AP) — To win more games than any coach in the storied history of Notre Dame football, Brian Kelly has needed to be adaptable. Maybe never more than the first month of this season. The Fighting Irish have used three quarterbacks and four left tackles, moved away from their run-first ...

Angels star Trout makes it official: He’s out for the season

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is officially shut down for the season. The three-time AL MVP suffered a calf strain on May 17 and hasn't returned to the lineup since. The original prognosis was six to eight weeks of rehabilitation, but the injury was worse than ...

No. 5 Iowa rallies to defeat Colorado State 24-14

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa made it through September undefeated with the remainder of the Big Ten schedule looming. But it wasn't easy for the No. 5 Hawkeyes to get to this point. They opened the season with wins against ranked teams Indiana and Iowa State. A home win over Kent State ...

Baylor beats No. 14 Iowa St 31-29 after failed 2-point try

WACO, Texas (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said his defense was just a little bit off with its detail early in Saturday's game against Baylor. The Bears took full advantage with a fast start, then held on as their special teams and defense handled the rest. Gerry Bohanon threw for ...

NC State holds on in double OT, stuns No. 9 Clemson 27-21

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clemson's final pass had barely hit the ground when North Carolina State's sideline began charging toward the field to celebrate, followed closely by red-clad Wolfpack fans pouring in to join them from all directions. The Wolfpack's long run of frustration in these ...

Newgarden wins Long Beach pole in tight IndyCar title race

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The IndyCar championship race tightened ahead of the Grand Prix of Long Beach after a messy qualifying session put contenders Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward in the middle of the pack. "Maybe rules don't apply the last race of the season? When everything's at stake? It ...

Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) — Harrison Bader and the St. Louis Cardinals clearly recognize their record is impressive. Now they also want to win their next game — and many more after that. The Cardinals set a franchise mark with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center ...

Rays clinch 2nd straight AL East title, beat Marlins 7-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a division loaded with big-budget teams, this is becoming a familiar picture: the Tampa Bay Rays gathering on the mound, posing for a photo as AL East champions. The Rays clinched their second straight division title, with Mike Zunino hitting a go-ahead homer ...

Emory Jones comes up big, No. 11 Gators rout Tennessee again

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Emory Jones did something no Florida quarterback has done since Tim Tebow. With backup Anthony Richardson cleared to return next week, Jones might have a tough time accomplishing the feat again. Jones had two touchdown passes to go with a career-high 144 yards ...

OT interception lifts No. 20 Spartans over Nebraska 23-20

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mel Tucker said he showed his players video highlights of special teams units around the country making game-changing plays. His 20th-ranked Spartans delivered a local adaptation on Saturday night. With the offense sputtering, Jayden Reed ...