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Fresno State players celebrate with the trophy after defeating Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Fresno State won 31-20. (AP Photo/John Locher)
December 15, 2018 - 8:50 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Running back Ronnie Rivers might be the embodiment of Fresno State's turnaround. It wasn't guaranteed Rivers would be able to play this season after sustaining a foot injury in spring practice, and he was limited by a shoulder injury late in the year. But Rivers was there, leading...
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Valdosta State wide receiver Lio'undre Gallimore (6) runs the ball for a touchdown against Ferris State defensive back Cyntell Williams (24) during the second quarter of the NCAA Division II National Championship in McKinney, Texas on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (Rose Baca/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
December 15, 2018 - 8:36 pm
MCKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Rogan Wells tied the NCAA Division II championship game record with five touchdown passes and Valdosta State won its fourth national title with a 49-47 victory over Ferris State on Saturday. Ferris' rally from an 11-point deficit fell short when Jevon Shaw's two-point...
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Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins (10) celebrates his touchdown catch with wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (87) during the first half of an NFL football game, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
December 15, 2018 - 8:06 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night. After Darnold and the Jets took their first lead of the game on Elijah...
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December 15, 2018 - 7:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star running Ezekiel Elliott has been fined $26,739 for unnecessary roughness for leading with his helmet and making contact with the Eagles' Corey Graham in a Week 14 game. The fine, announced by the NFL on Saturday, makes Elliott the first offensive player docked...
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Utah State wide receiver Jalen Greene (21) sprints to the end zone to score a touchdown ahead of North Texas defensive back Nate Brooks (9) during the first half of the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game in Albuquerque, N.M., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andres Leighton)
December 15, 2018 - 7:11 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Utah State walked into the New Mexico Bowl with one of its best records in school history but uncertainty. Its head coach, Matt Wells, left to take the Texas Tech job. Interim coach Frank Maile had to prepare the Aggies with an army of graduate assistants and an...
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Tulane coach Willie Fritz, right, outruns the beverage shower as players celebrate after winning the Cure Bowl NCAA college football game against Louisiana in Orlando, Fla, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
December 15, 2018 - 6:55 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — From a 2-5 start to Cure Bowl champions. Tulane (7-6) capped a turnaround season under coach Willie Fritz with a 41-24 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, the Green Wave's first postseason win in 16 years. Darius Bradwell rushed for a career-best 150 yards and two...
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In this Oct. 17, 2018 photo, McLennan County District Attorney Abelino Reyna arrives for a hearing in 54th District Court during a hearing in Waco, Texas. Local leaders say a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University fraternity president to serve no jail times highlights the outsized influence alumni play in shaping the criminal justice system in and around Waco. Jacob Walter Anderson was accused of raping a woman outside a 2016 fraternity party. The plea agreement allows him to avoid jail or being listed as a sex offender. The judge, prosecutor and defense attorney in the case all have degrees from Baylor. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)
December 15, 2018 - 5:32 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Texas judge who approved a plea deal allowing a former Baylor University student accused of rape to avoid jail time holds three degrees from Baylor. The criminal district attorney overseeing the case holds two. The prosecutor who agreed to the plea agreement graduated from Baylor...
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December 15, 2018 - 5:29 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller has left the game against the New York Jets with an ankle injury and is questionable to return. Miller was injured early in the first quarter Saturday night when he went down after a 1-yard run. He tried to get up and walk it off...
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FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) and quarterback Nick Foles (9) throw before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Philadelphia. Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday, Dec. 16 game at the Los Angeles Rams. With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
December 15, 2018 - 12:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz's back injury will sideline him for Sunday's game at the Los Angeles Rams. With the Eagles' No. 1 quarterback out, Nick Foles gets another opportunity to rescue the team he led to a Super Bowl victory last season. The Eagles moved Wentz from doubtful to out on the...
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December 14, 2018 - 11:34 pm
SHENANDOAH, Texas (AP) — After falling to Mount Union last year in the Division III championship game, Mary Hardin-Baylor not only wanted to get back to the title game — and beat the Purple Raiders. The Crusaders did that Friday night. Jase Hammack threw for 147 yards and two touchdowns, Markeith...
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