A return to football and relief for Baylor and Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' Tom Herman and Baylor's Dave Aranda are old friends and college teammates who will meet for the first time Saturday as opposing head coaches. For both, ju...

With flak flying back home, Browns visit struggling Bengals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Bengals keep insisting they are better than their dismal record. The Browns' crash in Pittsburgh last week showed they might not be as good as they thought. ...

After 2 losses, Bills try to get back on track vs 0-6 Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills went from a 4-0 start to a two-game skid in a span of seven tough days. That might be a bit unnerving to some teams. But...

Julio Jones feels good, tells Falcons 'You can lean on me'

ATLANTA (AP) — Todd Gurley marveled at the way a healthy Julio Jones made playing football look like a video game. Gurley also was impressed that a healthy Jones made the Atlanta Fa...

Packers look to rebound from tough loss in visit to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Deshaun Watson has watched and admired Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers since the Houston quarterback was in junior high. And he knows what he and the Texans will have to do ...

2 Zimbabwe cricketers positive for virus

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Two Zimbabwe cricketers have tested positive for the coronavirus, although neither of them are with the team on the tour of Pakistan and they did not come into contact with any...

Ravens, Jackson seek to lift offense to a higher level

The Baltimore Ravens chugged into their bye week leading the NFL in scoring, boasting a league-best plus-75 point differential and with a 5-1 record that puts them in contention to earn the top seed i...

African CL semifinal postponed with team in quarantine

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — The Confederation of African Football agreed Thursday to postpone one of its Champions League semifinals because players and officials of Moroccan club Raja Casablanca h...

Hyderabad overtakes Rajasthan by 8 wickets in IPL

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sunrisers Hyderabad pulled off their first successful chase in this Indian Premier League after belting Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets on Thursday. ...

D-line coach Panagos to miss Rutgers' season with knee issue

Rutgers defensive line coach Jim Panagos will miss the season because he needs knee surgery. Coach Greg Schiano disclosed the news Thursday, two days before the Scarlet Knights open ...

Indiana seeks signature win in opener against No. 8 Penn St.

The Indiana Hoosiers took some big steps in rebranding their football program last season. Now they're looking to build on the momentum. After posting its first eig...

Canter cards bogey-free 60 to lead Italian Open by 4 shots

BRESCIA, Italy (AP) — Laurie Canter shot a career-best 12-under 60 to open up a four-shot lead after the first round of the Italian Open on Thursday. The Englishman registered an eag...

Chiefs quarterback Mahomes continues to progress with time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The regression was almost inevitable after Patrick Mahomes put up record-setting numbers during his first season as the Kansas City Chiefs' starting quarterback, highlighted by...

Sound check: Fans return as No. 12 BYU hosts Texas State

BYU coach Kalani Sitake likes the sound of this — about 6,000 screaming Cougars fans will be allowed back inside LaVell Edwards Stadium. On Saturday, the noise level will definitely ...

OU looks to build on Texas win, rejoin poll in visit to TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The last time Oklahoma was unranked for more than a month, Bob Stoops had just started rebuilding a perennial contender he eventually handed to Lincoln Riley, who led the Soon...