• October 24, 2016


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AP Top 25: Ohio State slips, Penn State in, Houston out

Ohio State dropped four spots to No. 6 in The Associated Press college football poll after its first loss of the season, and Penn State moved into the rankings for the first time since 2011 after upsetting the Buckeyes.

Fournette sets LSU record, Tigers top Ole Miss, 38-21

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU running back Leonard Fournette broke something all right — and it wasn't the left ankle that had sidelined him for nearly a month.

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Ohio State still has a playoff path

Another big game for Lamar Jackson. Another bad game for Charlie Strong. Another non-offensive touchdown for Alabama.

FOOTBALL: UMHB makes enough big plays to win top-10 ASC showdown against HSU

BELTON — In a matchup of two top-10 teams and longtime rivals, a handful of plays can make a barrelful of difference. 

UMHB retires college jersey of NFL linebacker Freeman in halftime ceremony

Current Chicago Bears standout linebacker Jerrell Freeman was a four-year letterman for Mary Hardin-Baylor from 2004-2007. 

ALLAN MANDELL: Fredenburg, Crusaders run to win

Sometimes, one must run.

Crusader WR T.J. Josey makes play of the day in win over Hardin-Simmons

The No. 3 team in the country, Mary Hardin Baylor, was trailing archrival and No. 8-ranked Hardin-Simmons, 9-3. 

No. 16 Oklahoma outlasts Texas Tech 66-59

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 on Saturday night in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708 yards.

UPSET! Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and Penn State upset No. 2 Ohio State 24-21 Saturday night for the Nittany Lions' biggest win in the post-Joe Paterno era.

Difference makers: Key plays guide No. 3 Crusaders past No. 8 Cowboys

BELTON — In a matchup of two top-10 teams and longtime rivals, a handful of plays can make a barrelful of difference.

UMHB great Freeman honored by jersey retirement

BELTON — For Mary Hardin-Baylor, 8 was always enough.

Browning tosses 3 TDs as Washington rolls Oregon St 41-17

SEATTLE (AP) — It stands that the real test of No. 5 Washington's validity as a playoff contender is about to begin.

SMU stuns No. 11 Houston 38-16 by shutting down QB Greg Ward

DALLAS (AP) — A grim-faced Tom Herman could hear the whoops and hollers of SMU players as the Houston coached tried to explain a shocking 38-16 loss to the Mustangs on Saturday night.

Virginia coaches say little on allegations in hazing lawsuit

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coaches had little to say Saturday about a lawsuit filed this week in which a former player alleges he was bullied and harassed by teammates because of a learning disability and seriously injured when forced to fight another teammate.

Jackson has 4 TDs, No. 7 Louisville routs NC State 54-13

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lamar Jackson and Louisville needed less than two minutes Saturday to get rid of a whole week's worth of bad feelings from a lackluster effort against Duke.

No. 3 Michigan tops Illinois 41-8, tunes up for Michigan St

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Wilton Speight threw for 253 yards and two touchdowns in three quarters before watching No. 3 Michigan finish off Illinois 41-8 Saturday.

No. 12 West Virginia tops TCU, keeps improving defense

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Skyler Howard threw four touchdown passes and No. 12 West Virginia's improving defense held TCU scoreless in the second half of a 34-10 win Saturday.

Week 8 preview: A&M vs. 'Bama; Helfrich under pressure

As the college football season makes the turn into the back half of the season, we're due for a startling upset.

Josey can do it all for UMHB

BELTON — T.J. Josey is a guy of many talents.

A former basketball standout, he picked up the game at the age of 4. Roughly 15 years later, he was a backup quarterback for Mary Hardin-Baylor as a freshman in 2014. And now, he’s a matchup nightmare as a receiver for the Crusaders.

To top it all off, he knows his way around a grill, too.

WNBA refs botch call again, this one in decisive Game 5

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second consecutive WNBA Finals game, the league acknowledged a late officiating mistake.

Ogwumike's shot lifts Sparks to WNBA title, beat Lynx 77-76

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Candace Parker and the Sparks jumped with joy on the court, joined in celebration by a guy named Magic Johnson who once made basketball championships a habit in Los Angeles.

No. 3 UMHB hosts No. 8 Hardin-Simmons

It doesn’t matter what is on the line when the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team faces Hardin-Simmons University — it’s always a big game.

NCAA accuses Louisville, Pitino of violations in escort case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA accused Louisville of four serious violations and criticized coach Rick Pitino for failing to monitor a former basketball staffer who hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players.

NHL, NHLPA launch program to help players prepare for future

The NHL and NHLPA want players to plan for life after hockey long before they hang up their skates.