EUGENE — In his first opportunities to throw in a college game, Oregon backup quarterback Tyler Shough was nearly perfect. Shough went 8 for 9 for 92 yards and two touchdowns and added a 13-yard run during the second half of Oregon’s 77-6 rout of ...

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The loss of tight end Hunter Henry (knee) will clearly affect the Chargers’ passing game. In a season-opening 30-24 overtime victory over Indianapolis, he had four catches — all after halftime. But Henry’s absence will affect the running game too, as ...

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Florida coach Dan Mullen confirmed what most of us thought when it happened. Quarterback Feleipe Franks will miss the rest of the season after he dislocated his ankle against Kentucky on Saturday night. Franks was scrambling on 4th and 1 Saturday night ...

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TORONTO — Yankees utility infielder extraordinaire DJ LeMahieu will admit that he didn’t know what he was getting himself into signing with the Yankees last winter. He expected to move around a lot in the infield, which he’s done, and he was fine ...

Peterson eases past Rybakina to win maiden WTA title in Nanchang
(Reuters) - Sweden’s Rebecca Peterson brushed aside Elena Rybakina 6-2 6-0 to win her maiden WTA title at the Jiangxi Open in Nanchang on Sunday. Peterson, 24, broke her Kazakh opponent five times and smashed 13 winners in a match that lasted exactly one ...   Reuters  
Marlins' Jorge Alfaro: Crushes 15th homer
Alfaro went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Saturday's 4-2 win over the Giants. The catcher broke open a scoreless tie in the top of the seventh inning by hammering a Madison Bumgarner curveball 473 feet the left-center field. It's Alfaro's first homer ...   CBSSports.com  
Dante Fowler and Rams defense key to beating Saints
The celebration is hardly understated. After Rams edge rusher Dante Fowler sacks a quarterback, he takes several dramatically long strides behind the line of scrimmage. He stands up straight and then bends forward as if bowing, swiping his right hand back ...   Los Angeles Times  
Ansu oozes confidence in 9/10 showing as 16-year-old leads Barca past Valencia
Ansu Fati scored one and set up another as Barcelona trounced Valencia. Alex Caparros/Getty Images BARCELONA -- Ansu Fati scored one and assisted on another as the 16-year-old's dream-like start to the season continued in Barcelona's 5-2 win over Valencia ...   ESPN  
Devon Williams, former No. 1 athlete nationally and USC Trojans WR transfer, visiting Oregon Ducks following Oregon State game
After entering the NCAA transfer portal earlier this weekend, many assumed USC sophomore wide receiver Devon Williams would immediately consider the Oregon Ducks, who finished second in his recruitment in the 2018 recruiting cycle. So, when the 6-foot-4 ...   Oregonian  
Dodgers might replicate the closer model the Red Sox and Astros used to beat them
You might remember famous video of Craig Kimbrel at Dodger Stadium, standing in the visiting bullpen, his arms crossed, wondering just what in the world his manager was thinking. This was six years ago, when he was the closer for the Atlanta Braves and his ...   Los Angeles Times  
Alabama RB Najee Harris Scores on Insane Hurdle of South Carolina Defender
Najee Harris ripped off the run of Alabama's season on Saturday, shedding South Carolina defenders before an impressive hurdle led to a 24-yard touchdown catch. The junior running back received a short pass from quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on an Alabama ...   Sports Illustrated  
USC vs. Brigham Young: How the teams match up
USC’s running backs vs. BYU’s run defense. The last time USC traveled to Provo, it steamrolled BYU with a dominant performance on the ground from Reggie Bush (124 yards) and LenDale White (110). While the Trojans may not have as much talent in the ...   Los Angeles Times  
NC State Gives Coach Kevin Keatts Two-Year Contract Extension
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State has approved a two-year contract extension for men's basketball coach Kevin Keatts. The deal announced Friday by the school keeps Keatts under contract through the 2025–26 season. The financial terms remain the same ...   Sports Illustrated  
Redskins sign ex-Texans cornerback Aaron Colvin
Aaron Colvin wasn't unemployed for long. One day after he was officially released by the Houston Texans, Colvin signed with the Washington Redskins. Washington also signed receiver Robert Davis from the practice squad and place starting running back ...   NFL