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October 5, 2015

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  • LSU running back Leonard Fournette (7) carries against Eastern Michigan linebacker Nathan Adams (36).
    Fournette carries No. 9 LSU past E. Michigan, 44-22
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Leonard Fournette highlighted his third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame a fitful performance to beat Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.
  • Florida wide receiver Brandon Powell (4) breaks free from Mississippi defensive back A.J. Moore, left, after catching a pass and runs for a 77-yard touchdown during the first half Saturday.
    Swamp shocker: No. 25 Florida defeats No. 3 Mississippi 38-10
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers — all in the first half — and No. 25 Florida upset third-ranked Mississippi 38-10 on Saturday night to give coach Jim McElwain a signature win in his first season in Gainesville. …
  • Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino looks on at the action during the second half a game Saturday.
    Louisville coach mum amid escort allegations
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Louisville coach Rick Pitino has apparently said all he plans to say for now about the troubling allegations outlined in a book by an escort that has led to a sex scandal looming over his men's basketball program.
  • Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during Saturday's game.
    Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a doubleheader sweep.
  • Russell, Linwood lead No. 5 Baylor past Texas Tech, 63-35
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Fifth-ranked Baylor beat up Texas Tech with a balanced attack. "We know we can throw the football," Bears coach Art Briles said. "If you can run the football, it kind of hurts people in the heart."
  • Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott (15) celebrates with Cardale Jones (12) after Elliott ran 55 yards for a touchdown. Indiana's Jonathan Crawford (9) is at left.
    Elliott’s big day leads No. 1 Ohio State past Indiana, 34-27
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Ezekiel Elliott did everything he could to keep Ohio State's winning streak going. It still took a final goal-line stand for the top-ranked Buckeyes to hold off Indiana. And now, Ohio State's grip on the No. 1 ranking could be slipping after …
  • Grogan lifts No. 20 Oklahoma State past Kansas State, 36-34
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Ben Grogan made a 37-yard field goal with 32 seconds remaining to lift No. 20 Oklahoma State past Kansas State, 36-34 on Saturday.
  • Alabama running back Derrick Henry (2) runs for a touchdown as offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor (50) blocks Georgia defensive tackle Trenton Thompson (78).
    No. 13 Alabama still a force, routs No. 8 Georgia 38-10
    Oct. 3, 2015
    With its season in the balance, No. 13 Alabama had quite a response on Saturday. The Crimson Tide is still very much a force in the national race.
  • UNLV's Ryan McAleenan (56) celebrates his pick six during the Mountain West game between the UNLV Rebels and the UNR Wolfpack at Mackay Stadium in Reno, Nevada.
    Blog: UNLV makes big plays late and wins back the Fremont Cannon
    Oct. 3, 2015
    UNLV dominated and then had to survive, but they don't care how it comes. All that matters is the Fremont Cannon is going back to Las Vegas and looking at a new coat of paint after UNLV's 23-17 victory at Mackay Stadium.
  • TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) tries to get past Texas cornerback Duke Thomas (21) during the second quarter of Saturday's game.
    Boykin throws 5 TDs, No. 4 TCU blows out Texas 50-7
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Trevone Boykin threw five touchdown passes, including four to freshman KaVontae Turpin, and No. 4 TCU rode a 30-point first quarter to a 50-7 rout of Texas on Saturday.
  • Iowa's Drew Ott (95), Macon Plewa (42) and Nate Meier carry the Heartland Trophy after their 10-6 win over Wisconsin.
    Iowa forces 4 turnovers, tops No. 19 Wisconsin, 10-6
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Jordan Canzeri ran for 125 yards and Iowa took advantage of four turnovers by Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave to upset the 19th-ranked Badgers 10-6 on Saturday.
  • West Virginia quarterback Skyler Howard runs past Oklahoma linebacker Eric Striker in the first quarter Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.
    No. 15 Oklahoma defeats No. 23 West Virginia, 44-24
    Oct. 3, 2015
    Baker Mayfield passed for 320 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 15 Oklahoma defeated No. 23 West Virginia 44-24 Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Dede Westbrook caught five passes for a 107 yards and Durron Neal had …
  • Tiffany Spain, 29, covers her daughter Logynn, 4, as she calls out to her other daughter, Kyndall, to run as gunshots are fired from a car driving by Sumner High School during a high school football game Friday.
    Gunshots disrupt St. Louis football game
    Oct. 3, 2015
    The sound of gunshots halted a high school football game in St. Louis, but officials say no one was injured.
  • Light Heavyweight Title fighter Daniel Cormier checks his eye after an accidental poke from Jon Jones during  their UFC182 fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, January 2, 2014.
    UFC 192 breakdown, betting odds and picks
    Oct. 3, 2015
    The betting market didn’t like Daniel Cormier to win the light heavyweight championship belt five months ago. It likes him to keep the gold now, though. ...
  • UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez yells instructions to his players as they face UCLA at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, September 12, 2015.
    What’s in a name? Just ask fans of UNR, you know, the ‘University of Reno, Nevada’
    Oct. 3, 2015
    UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez insists his comment wasn’t intentional or premeditated. I wish he were lying. On the week of the UNLV football team’s annual Fremont Cannon rivalry game ...
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