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Big 12 teams play top foes unexpectedly close

Oklahoma State coach MIke Gundy, center, watches play in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida State, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

There were the expected season-opening blowout victories for Big 12 teams.

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Old-school Tide shows glimpse of no-huddle offense

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) talks with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, left, during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking for a way to calm a jittery first-time starting quarterback, No. 2 Alabama broke out the no-huddle offense for a while against West Virginia.

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Marshall, Johnson, No. 6 Auburn top Arkansas 45-21

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) runs in for a touchdown as he is hit by Arkansas safety Josh Liddell (28) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jeremy Johnson passed for 243 yards and two touchdowns in the first half and Nick Marshall returned from suspension with a 19-yard scoring run to lift No. 6 Auburn to a 45-21 opening victory over Arkansas on Saturday.

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Angels beat A’s 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge

Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Crisp was taken out of the game after the play. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver and Jon Lester both made their big league debuts in 2006. Both have pitched a no-hitter, both are three-time All-Stars.

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‘Bama opens vs West Virginia with QB questions

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) works through passing drills during Alabama football practice, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility in Tuscaloosa, Ala.   (AP Photo/AL.com, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT   MANDATORY CREDIT

ATLANTA (AP) — Time to get some answers about Alabama’s quarterback competition.

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