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November 21, 2017 - 8:40 pm
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have waived defensive tackle Khyri Thornton. The Lions announced the move Tuesday, which also happened to be Thornton's 28th birthday. Thornton has played in four games for the Lions this season. He began the 2017 season on a six-game suspension for...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:37 pm
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — Davonta Jordan kicked off the overtime period with a layup, all Buffalo's remaining points came at the foul line and the Bulls rebounded from their first loss this season with a 96-91 win over UAB in OT at the Caymans Challenge on Tuesday night. Buffalo (3-1)...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:35 pm
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Jacobi Boykins and Derric Jean combined for 35 points and Louisiana Tech led most of the way to defeat George Mason 77-64 on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Cancun Challenge. Jalen Harris canned a 3-point shot to break an early 5-5 tie and Jean added another trey and...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:34 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Stephanie Jones and Brianna Fraser scored 24 points apiece and Blair Watson had 18, all career highs, and No. 15 Maryland coasted to a 111-49 win over Howard on Tuesday night. Kristen Confroy had her second career double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds and Fraser had...
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November 21, 2017 - 8:24 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Baker Mayfield wasn't the only one to lose his captaincy after the Oklahoma quarterback's antics following last weekend's blowout victory over Kansas. Jayhawks coach David Beaty announced Tuesday that his captains — Dorance Armstrong Jr., Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen Jr. — were...
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Michigan State's LJ Scott (3) rushes against Maryland during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, in East Lansing, Mich. Michigan State won 17-7. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
November 21, 2017 - 8:20 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is heading to a bowl regardless of this weekend's result, so the Spartans have to look for other reasons to stay motivated. "Coach D's been saying all week: 'Flip it.' That's been his thing," linebacker Chris Frey said. What Frey was referring to Tuesday is...
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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2017, file photo, TCU quarterback Shawn Robinson (12) runs down the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, in Lubbock, Texas. Shawn Robinson and Charlie Brewer played in the same NFL stadium on the same day just more than 11 months ago. They were in different championship games. The two Texas Class 6A high school state champion quarterbacks are now Big 12 freshmen, and going against each other in a regular-season finale. Brewer will start for Baylor, and Robinson is coming off his first start for No. 10 TCU. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson, File)
November 21, 2017 - 8:14 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Shawn Robinson and Charlie Brewer played in the same NFL stadium on the same day just more than 11 months ago. They were in different championship games. The two Texas Class 6A high school state champion quarterbacks are now Big 12 freshmen and could play in the same...
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California forward Justice Sueing, right, can't stop Virginia Commonwealth guard De'Riante Jenkins, center, from making a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)
November 21, 2017 - 8:02 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth's players felt the sting of hanging close to Marquette, only to lose it down the stretch in their Maui Invitational opener. Coach Mike Rhoades preached resiliency when the Rams faced another team that let a victory slip away and they came through with a...
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FILE- This Sept. 9, 2017, file photo shows Oregon State running back Ryan Nall, right, fumbling the ball after taking a hit from Minnesota's Thomas Barber in the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Corvallis, Ore. Near the end of a rough season for Minnesota, there's a strength for the future in a core of sophomore defensive players who are all natives of the state and already playing key roles. Barber, Carter Coughlin and Kamal Martin are also the best of friends. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's final regular season game will be at home against undefeated Wisconsin, the annual opportunity to send off the departing seniors. There's added incentive for the Gophers of a monumental upset, too, as heavy underdogs in the latest edition of a rivalry that's been...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Tennessee tight end Ethan Wolf, top, is congratulated by Trey Smith after catching a touchdown pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Wolf was one of the Tennessee seniors who arrived on campus three years ago amid expectations that they would lead the program back to Southeastern Conference title contention. It didn't quite work out that way. Only a fraction of that class remains as those seniors prepare to close their careers, and the coach who recruited them has been fired. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:31 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's current senior class was billed as the group that would end the program's run of mediocrity and lead the Volunteers back to Southeastern Conference championship contention. Four seasons later, Tennessee is at risk of going winless in SEC play for the first time...
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