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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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This Date In Baseball

1906 — The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 in 24 innings. Jack Coombs of the Athletics and Joe Harris of the Red Sox pitched all 24 innings. Coombs fanned 18.

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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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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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