ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer was escorted to the locker room late in the first half of Tuesday night's preseason win over New Orleans after being bowled over by Pelicans guard Langston Galloway, who was chasing a loose ball.
TORONTO (AP) — Jason Kipnis and Mike Napoli homered, and Cleveland’s bullpen pulled off its most impressive feat yet in these American League playoffs, taking over after Trevor Bauer’s first-inning exit and holding off the Toronto Blue Jays in a 4-2 victory Monday night that moved the Indians within one win of their first pennant since 1997.
SEATTLE — Steven Hauschka’s 44-yard field goal with 1:57 remaining capped the 20th career fourth quarter or overtime comeback for Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, and the Seahawks pulled out a wild 26-24 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.
Michigan moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, right behind No. 2 Ohio State, to give the Big Ten rivals their best combined ranking since the 2006 season, when they played the only 1-vs.-2 game in the series.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — No matter what kind of misfortune befalls Kevin Harvick in the early rounds of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, his team always seems to get things together when it matters.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Dabo Swinney rolled forward out of his crouch, exhaled deeply and slapped the ground. The Clemson coach knew how fortunate the third-ranked Tigers were to escape with their latest victory.
ATHENS (AP) — Vanderbilt claimed its first Southeastern Conference road win in Derek Mason's three seasons as coach, stunning Georgia 17-16 on Khari Blasingame's 2-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and a huge fourth-down stop late in the game Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas was the difference in the matchup of spread-option offenses, running for two touchdowns and passing for another, and Georgia Tech beat Georgia Southern 35-24 on Saturday to end a three-game losing streak.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Clayton Kershaw got the final two outs to earn his first major league save and finish the Los Angeles Dodgers' 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals in Game 5 to win their NL Division Series.
SEATTLE (AP) — Atlanta coach Dan Quinn views having the Falcons practice in the Pacific Northwest as an opportunity to maximize preparation for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks and bring his team closer together.
The Big Ten has four teams in the top 10 of The Associated Press college football poll during the regular season for the first time since 1960, and No. 24 Western Michigan is ranked for the first time in school history.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nick Chubb ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns and Georgia bounced back from a Hail Mary loss to Tennessee to beat South Carolina 28-14 on Sunday in a game pushed back a day because of Hurricane Matthew.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Georgia’s Kirby Smart and South Carolina’s Will Muschamp got an extra day to prep for this week’s game because of Hurricane Matthew — and both needed as much time as possible to turn around their teams’ current slides.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — No. 8 Texas A&M outlasted ninth-ranked Tennessee 45-38 in double overtime Saturday to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 1994 after starting the previous two seasons with five wins before losing.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Another fourth-quarter lead gone and another “what if” loss looming, Pittsburgh responded with a little bit of savvy, luck and a dash of redemption for its beleaguered defense thrown in for good measure to surge past struggling Georgia Tech.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jalen Hurts accounted for four touchdowns and Minkah Fitzpatrick had three interceptions as No. 1 Alabama extended its nation-best winning streak to 18 games with a 49-30 victory over No. 16 Arkansas on Saturday night.
Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity said Friday he needed assurance no evacuees from Hurricane Matthew would be displaced before an agreement was reached to move the Bulldogs’ game at South Carolina from today to Sunday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi watched his team let Navy’s meticulously executed option offense have its way in a lopsided loss in the Military Bowl last December and knew something needed to be done.