Tipping point? Texas, USC fall out of AP rankings

NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking down The Associated Press college football poll after Week 2 of the regular season. ___ OUTTA HERE. These are troubling times for Texas and Southern California. Eight seasons after the Longhorns and Trojans…

NASCAR investigating Bowyer spin at Richmond

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR is reviewing evidence to determine if Michael Waltrip Racing deliberately attempted to manipulate the outcome of the race that set the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship field. NASCAR President Mike Helton told…

Derek Jeter out of Yankees lineup with sore ankle

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter was out of the Yankees’ lineup Sunday with soreness in his surgically repaired left ankle. New York manager Joe Girardi said Jeter probably will be held out for a couple of days…

Texas, USC tumble out of AP poll

NEW YORK (AP) — Texas and Southern California have dropped out of The Associated Press college football poll after ugly losses and Miami jumped in at No. 15 after its biggest victory in a while. Alabama is still…

Hill leads BYU to 40-21 win over No. 15 Texas

PROVO, Utah (AP) — On the quick bus ride over to the stadium, Taysom Hill leaned back and pictured big holes opening up in front of him. Nothing this vast, of course. This almost defied imagination. Hill led…

Washington State wins ugly over No. 25 USC, 10-7

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Leach couldn’t stand in the Coliseum tunnel and pretend everything went according to plan for Washington State in a messy, clunky game dominated by both defenses. With a few dozen boisterous players celebrating…

Edwards wins race, Keselowski misses Chase

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR will have a new champion. For now, it has yet another conspiracy. Reigning champion Brad Keselowski failed to make the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Saturday night when an ill-timed caution ruined…

Manziel leads A&M to 65-28 win over Sam Houston

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Johnny Football and the rest of No. 7 Texas A&M’s offense look like they’re ready for next week’s rematch with top-ranked Alabama. The defense might be a different story. Johnny Manziel threw for…

Wainwright moves Cards into first in NL Central

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright decided to use a simple approach to break out of his two-game slump. The St. Louis right-hander bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to…
Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates his two-run home run with Eric Hosmer (35) in the sixth inning during a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Royals slip past Tigers 4-3

Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday night.…

Cincinnati QB Legaux leaves game with injury

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux was hospitalized and undergoing tests in Illinois after suffering a gruesome injury to his left leg Saturday in the fourth quarter of a loss to the Illini. Legaux was hit…

No. 23 Baylor rolls to 70-13 win over Buffalo

WACO, Texas (AP) — Bryce Petty and the Baylor offense make scoring look so easy. And even the defense got in on the big plays for the 23rd-ranked Bears in a 70-13 victory over Buffalo on Saturday. “We’re…