Posts Tagged College football

Arkansas State won’t move home game to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri football team won’t be playing an “away” game in St. Louis in 2015 after all.

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Rise in flags makes NFL defenders wary of contact

In this Aug. 15, 2014, photo, New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks (10) runes a route against Tennessee Titans cornerback Coty Sensabaugh during an NFL preseason football game in New Orleans. There has been a jump in the number of penalties called for illegal contact, defensive holding and illegal use of hands in preseason games this year. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

A subtle change to the NFL rulebook resulted in an 822 percent increase in illegal contact penalties through three weeks of the preseason.

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FSU-Oklahoma State headlines ACC opening weekend

A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 1 of the season:

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Your Top Plays for Today

Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland,of Australia, reacts after losing a point to Shuai Peng, of China, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Georgia State snaps 16-game skid with 38-37 win

Abilene Christian quarterback Parker McKenzie tries to flip the ball forward over Georgia State defender Tevin Jones during the first half of an NCAA college football game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Atlanta. The pass was incomplete. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)

ATLANTA (AP) — Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.

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