• September 28, 2016

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Neb. Governor, Huskers' anthem protester will meet next week

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has agreed to meet next week with one of the Nebraska football players he criticized for kneeling during the national anthem at the Cornhuskers' most recent game.

UMHB set for ASC opener; Crusaders begin preparations for War Hawks

BELTON — Despite not facing McMurry since 2011, Mary Hardin-Baylor will certainly be familiar with the War Hawks’ quarterback when the teams square off at 1 p.m. Saturday at Crusader Stadium in an American Southwest Conference opener.

After all, freshman B.J. Ross was a Crusader for a few days just last month, before the Bryan product decided to transfer to McMurry.

Orgeron: Coaching LSU 'a dream,' offense will be 'tweaked'

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity — and didn't try.

Arnold Palmer's legacy overshadows the Ryder Cup

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup.

Babcock and Krueger to match wits in World Cup of Hockey

TORONTO (AP) — Mike Babcock scoffs at the notion that he simply shows up to coach the Canadians and they keep winning best-on-best games, a streak that has run to 14.

Correction: T25-College Football Poll story

In a story Sept. 25 about The AP Top 25 poll, The Associated Press, due to a technical error, said that TCU was No. 20 in the latest rankings. TCU is No. 21.

Huskers' Rose-Ivey received blowback for anthem protest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially-charged criticism on social media.

The Latest: Public ceremony for Palmer to be held Oct. 4

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of Arnold Palmer (all times local):

LSU fires Miles, Cameron, promotes Orgeron

Les Miles has finally been done in by one of the frantic finishes that came to define the Mad Hatter's tenure at LSU.

The Latest: Bryant, Beasley dinged but return for Cowboys

The Latest on the third week of the NFL season (all times Eastern):

No. 11 Tennessee withstanding injuries, early deficits

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee keeps putting itself in early holes and digging its way out.

Joe Davis prepares to take over Dodgers booth from Scully

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As Vin Scully closes out his career broadcasting Los Angeles Dodgers games, his successor is waiting in the wings.

Anthem protests spread to colleges, WNBA player sits

NEW YORK (AP) — Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game.

Reed kicks game-winning field goal as Duke beats Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Duke coach David Cutcliffe need not have worried about AJ Reed's confidence.

Top 25 Takeaways: Tennessee rises; Miles is on the clock

Wisconsin made an emphatic statement, Tennessee and Mississippi snapped long losing streaks to Southeastern Conference rivals and Notre Dame's got some serious problems.

No. 7 Stanford rallies past UCLA 22-13

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — J.J. Arcega-Whiteside caught an 8-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Burns with 24 seconds to play, and No. 7 Stanford rallied on its final drive for its ninth consecutive victory over UCLA, 22-13 on Saturday night.

Dobbs rallies No. 14 Vols to 38-28 win over No. 19 Gators

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — This time, Tennessee delivered the comeback.

Cook gets rolling, has 267 yards in win over South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Those questions about whether Dalvin Cook can recover from a slow start? He just answered them.

No. 23 Rebels find their rhythm, beat No. 12 Georgia 45-14

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly faked the handoff and then took off running toward the end zone. A few seconds and 41 yards later, the quarterback had cruised through the middle of the Georgia defense and into the end zone untouched.

5 things for Week 4: Chubb's chance; Pressure on Malzahn

Week 4 of the college football season has the Southeastern Conference in the spotlight as a couple teams try to break long losing streaks to their opponents, and a few coaches face referendum games with their fanbases.

Kevin Garnett says 'farewell' after 21 seasons in the NBA

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No fire burned hotter, no mouth was fouler, no opponent was in for a longer night than Kevin Garnett's.

Arkansas aims to end recent OT heartbreak against Texas A&M

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Say this about Arkansas and Texas A&M: The two schools have provided plenty of entertainment value since returning to AT&T Stadium two years ago.

No. 5 Clemson dominates first half, beats Georgia Tech 26-7

ATLANTA (AP) — The halftime stats were almost comical. Clemson looked as though it was going against the scout team, not a fellow Atlantic Coast Conference school.

Brissett starts, scrambles, delivers 27-0 Patriots victory

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Maybe Texans safety Andre Hal thought Jacoby Brissett would run out of bounds at the 5 in the first quarter of his first NFL start.