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Wells rallies Marshall past Old Dominion 20-13 in OT

Huntington undefined 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 ...

Big 12 joins SEC in letting schools set athlete compensation

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference announced Thursday it will allow its member schools to decide the amount of education-related benefits athletes can be given in an academic year following a U.S. Supreme Court decision over the summer. Under current NCAA rules, students cannot be ...

Red River rivalry at fair highlights week with Big 12 byes

By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Some things to watch in Week 6 of the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 6 Oklahoma vs. No. 21 Texas. While the Red River rivalry won't be a Big 12 game too much longer, the six-time defending Big 12 champion Sooners (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) and resurgent ...

Baylor, West Virginia trying to get run games going again

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Baylor wants to regain its swagger in the run game. West Virginia would be satisfied with any progress. The Bears and Mountaineers meet Saturday in Waco, Texas, after both lost games in which they failed to score in the first half. Baylor had averaged 272 ...

Burrow throws 3 TDs, Bengals drop listless Steelers 24-10

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH (AP) — It's not enough to talk about changing the culture, something Zac Taylor started doing the moment he took over as Cincinnati Bengals head coach more than two years ago. At some point, the platitudes need to turn into something far more ...

Brkic’s last-second FG lifts No. 4 Oklahoma past W. Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Another day, another ugly win for Oklahoma. Gabe Brkic's 30-yard field goal as time expired gave the fourth-ranked Sooners a 16-13 win over West Virginia on Saturday night. Oklahoma started its final possession at its 8-yard line with ...

Peoples, Noel lead Appalachian State over Marshal 31-30

BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Camerun Peoples ran for three touchdowns and Nate Noel rushed for 87 of his 187 yards on a game-saving drive and Appalachian State defeated Marshall 31-30 on Thursday night. After Chandler Stanton's 45-yard field goal put the Mountaineers on top with 5:45 to play, the ...

WVU’s Bartlett tries to stay positive after brother’s death

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Jared Bartlett's infectious smile and occasional giggle answering questions after his best game at West Virginia only temporarily masked the pain of his older brother's hit-and-run death three months ago. After the death was mentioned by West Virginia coach Neal ...

No. 4 Oklahoma opens Big 12 play vs. West Virginia

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It wasn't pretty, but No. 4 Oklahoma manage to escape its non-conference slate unscathed. Though the Sooners barely squeaked out victories over Tulane and Nebraska that were supposed to be blowout wins, their goal of a national title ...

WVU hosts No. 15 Hokies at sold-out Mountaineer Field

By The Associated Press undefined No. 15 Virginia Tech (2-0) at West Virginia (1-1), Saturday at noon EDT (FS1). Line: Virginia Tech by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: West Virginia leads 28-23-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The Black Diamond Trophy. Virginia Tech has won three ...