• Defense delivers as Tennessee tops Mississippi State 20-10

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee intercepted three passes, shut down Southeastern Conference rushing leader Kylin Hill and withstood an injury to quarterback Brian Maurer in a 20-10 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday.

  • Mancuso leads Richmond past Maine 24-17

    ORONO, Maine (AP) — Joe Mancuso ran for two touchdowns and his 66-yard scoring pass to Keyston Fuller gave Richmond the lead for good in a 24-17 win over Maine on Saturday.

  • David Freese, former World Series MVP, retires at 36

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Freese is retiring after an 11-year career that included a World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011 when he was MVP.

  • Ranieri hired to replace Di Francesco at Sampdoria

    GENOA, Italy (AP) — Claudio Ranieri has been hired as Sampdoria’s coach after Eusebio Di Francesco left by mutual consent this week.

  • Ireland reach RWC quarterfinals with 45-7 win over Samoa

    FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — A seven-try, 47-5 win over Samoa secured Ireland’s place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, removing any doubt about its progression to the knockout stages.

  • US defender Miles Robinson hurt, will miss Canada game

    CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Miles Robinson will miss the United States’ CONCACAF Nations League match against Canada on Tuesday night because of a strained left hamstring.

  • Hicks, Sabathia added to Yankees’ ALCS roster vs. Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) — Aaron Hicks and CC Sabathia were added to the New York Yankees’ roster for the AL Championship Series against Houston, replacing Tyler Wade and Luke Voit.

  • Simone Biles wins vault to tie worlds medal record

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles won the women’s vault competition at the gymnastics world championships on Saturday to tie the record for most world medals by any gymnast, but couldn’t add another in the uneven bars.

  • School penalized for students’ taunts at volleyball match

    BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island high school has been put on probation for one year in connection with alleged racial taunts by fans at a school volleyball team match.

  • Texas, OU called for unsportsmanlike 30 minutes before kick

    DALLAS (AP) — The clusters of players for No. 6 Oklahoma and 11th-ranked Texas were getting closer at midfield 30 minutes before the annual Red River rivalry, and officials were already trying to separate them when a few got too close and started jawing at each other.