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Steelers rookie Mauro tries Watt impersonation

In this Sept. 28, 2014, file photo, Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) is shown during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Houston. Watt is swatting down passes and scoring touchdowns. And with his squeaky-clean image and down-home demeanor he's a godsend for a league facing intense criticism for the off the field behavior of some of its biggest stars. (AP Photo/David Phillip, File)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Mauro pulled the orange mesh top with the No. 99 on it, wiped his forehead and shook his head.

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Spurs’ Popovich jabs Suns owner Sarver

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, talks with  forward Kyle Anderson during the second half of a preseason NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dismissed Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver’s critical comments as silly and said they should have been made while wearing a “chicken suit.”

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No. 15 Oklahoma State falls 42-9 at No. 12 TCU

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy watches play late in the second half of an NCAA college football game against TCU, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won 42-9. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy may have given his offense too much credit when he called it “just very average.”

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No. 12 TCU routs No. 15 Oklahoma State 42-9

Fans cheer as TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson (9) sprints into the end zone for a touchdown in the first  half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma State, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin had no problems with the soft cast on his non-throwing hand, Josh Doctson had a couple of 60-yard sprints to turn shorter routes into long touchdown plays, and the No. 12 Horned Frogs bounced back in a big way.

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Kansas falls 34-21 to Texas Tech

Kansas' Ben Heeney returns an interception against Texas Tech during an NCAA college football game in Lubbock, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Tori Eichberger) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kansas interim coach Clint Bowen is glad for the upcoming open week after the Jayhawks lost their sixth straight Big 12 game, falling to Texas Tech 34-21 on Saturday.

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