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Jarry has 26 saves, Penguins beat Lightning 6-2 in opener

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tristan Jarry had 26 saves, Danton Heinen and Brian Boyle scored early second-period goals, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 in the regular-season opener on Tuesday ...

Like a paisley tie, solid Big 12 defenses are trendy again

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Gary Patterson compare efforts by defenses to keep pace with changing offenses to the on-and-off fashion cycle of the paisley tie. In the nearly four decades that Patterson has been in college football, including two decades as TCU's head coach, he's seen great ...

Shoulder injury ends season for Steelers WR Smith-Schuster

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster's combination of tenacity and almost theatrical joy endeared the wide receiver to the Pittsburgh Steelers' coaching staff since the moment he arrived in 2017 as the youngest player in the NFL. Now, the Steelers must find ...

Ready to run? Steelers show long-awaited balance in win

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Tomlin isn't getting ahead of himself. Yes, the Pittsburgh Steelers appeared to make progress — and plenty of it — during a 27-19 win over Denver on Sunday. The league's worst running game gained traction behind an offensive line ...

Roethlisberger throws 2 TDs, Steelers top Broncos 27-19

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers silenced the noise. At least for a week. Funny how having something resembling a running game for the first time in a long time will do that. Riding an offensive balance nonexistent for most of ...

Bohanon’s career day leads Baylor past West Virginia 45-20

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — Gerry Bohanon saw something in his Baylor teammates during the week with the offense coming off a poor showing that helped knocked the Bears out of the Top 25. Whatever the quarterback saw showed up on game day. Bohanon had career ...

No. 9 Villanova tops No. 2 James Madison 28-27 in FCS

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Daniel Smith and Rayjoun Pringle combined on a 57-yard touchdown for the winning points late in the third quarter, and the Villanova defense shut out James Madison in the second half for a 28-27 upset in a Top 25 FCS showdown on Saturday. James Madison, ranked second ...

No. 3 Iowa beats No. 4 Penn State 23-20, fans storm field

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa was in victory formation and the emotion was about to spill over as dusk settled over Kinnick Stadium. Spencer Petras took the last snap, took a knee and took off, apparently thinking he could get off the field before the ...

Wells rallies Marshall past Old Dominion 20-13 in OT

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grant Wells threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Shadeed Ahmed in overtime to give Marshall a 20-13 victory over Old Dominion on Saturday. Wells forced overtime with a 52-yard touchdown pass to Willie Johnson with 33 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter, capping an ...

Bohanon’s career day leads Baylor past West Virginia 45-20

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer WACO, Texas (AP) — Gerry Bohanon saw something in his Baylor teammates during the week with the offense coming off a poor showing that helped knocked the Bears out of the Top 25. Whatever the quarterback saw showed up on game day. Bohanon had career ...