• UTEP fires offensive coordinator Brent Pease after 0-3 start

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Struggling UTEP has fired offensive coordinator Brent Pease after an 0-3 start.

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  • Shimonek, Texas Tech top Arizona State 52-45 in another duel

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Nic Shimonek threw for six touchdowns, receiver Dylan Cantrell had the go-ahead score on a 3-yard run in the final two minutes and Texas Tech beat Arizona State 52-45 in another high-scoring duel Saturday night.

  • Lamb, Appalachian St hold on for 20-13 win over Texas State

    SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Taylor Lamb accounted for 209 total yards and threw for a touchdown and the Appalachian State offense shook off a slow start to help the Mountaineers beat Texas State 20-13 on Saturday night.

  • Upton 2 HRs, Angels gain in wild-card race, beat Rangers 2-0

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton hit two home runs, Parker Bridwell outpitched Cole Hamels and the Los Angeles Angels moved up in the AL wild-card race, beating the Texas Rangers 2-0 Saturday night.

  • Texas A&M rallies to beat Louisiana-Lafayette 45-21

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M senior safety Armani Watts at least recognizes the Aggies have a problem with putting together two halves. Doing something about it might be another issue, with SEC play set to start next weekend.

  • Houston’s magic number at 1 after 8-6 win over Mariners

    HOUSTON (AP) — On a day when the Houston Astros cut their magic number to one for clinching the AL West title, they were already looking ahead to accomplishing another goal.

  • Star WR Odell Beckham Jr’s status remains in question

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The question of the day at New York Giants practice Saturday remained: Will Odell Beckham, Jr. play Monday night against the Detroit Lions?

  • What hurricanes don’t teach us: AP finds fast coastal growth

    Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull’s-eyes on two of the country’s fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort areas of southwest Florida.

  • Dawkins’ 6 TDs lead Arizona past UTEP 63-16

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Brandon Dawkins scored six touchdowns — three passing and three rushing — to lead Arizona to a 63-16 win over UTEP on Friday night.