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Mariota leads Oregon past South Dakota 62-13

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs the football during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against South Dakota in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Marcus Mariota wore a T-shirt emblazoned with the word “Success.” It was a fitting wardrobe choice after this victory.

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Ross helps No. 25 Washington edge Hawaii 17-16

Hawaii linebacker Tevita Lataimua (52) attempts to chase down Washington wide receiver John Ross as Ross returns a kickoff in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

HONOLULU (AP) — A win was about all Chris Petersen got in his coaching debut with No. 25 Washington. Questions about the Huskies’ offense will continue into next week after Saturday night’s 17-16 victory at Hawaii.

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SD sports journalist pens book on 1969 Vikings

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls sports journalist has authored a book on the first Minnesota Vikings team to go to the Super Bowl, which happened in the last year of the old National Football League before pro football’s biggest merger.

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Boykin’s 3 TDs lead TCU past Samford, 48-14

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) rushes past Samford linebacker Justin Cooper (23) in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Fort Worth, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson said Trevone Boykin didn’t win the competition to quarterback the Horned Frogs’ new, up-tempo offense until the team’s recent pre-season scrimmages. But Boykin left little doubt that he’ll keep it with his performance in the Horned Frogs’ 48-14 victory over FCS Samford in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.

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Lamar beats Grambling State 42-27

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Caleb Berry threw for 389 yards and five touchdowns, leading Lamar to a 42-27 win over Grambling State on Saturday night.

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