Penn State topples No. 2 Ohio State 24-21

Penn State upsets second-ranked Buckeyes for biggest win of post-Paterno era

Defense rests: No. 16 Oklahoma beats Texas Tech 66-59

Baker Mayfield passed for seven touchdowns and 545 yards to help No. 16 Oklahoma beat Texas Tech 66-59 in a game that broke the NCAA record for combined offensive yards with 1,708

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Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday

Nichols takes early lead over Coast Guard, hangs on for 24-14 victory

Nichols led 21-0 in the first 10 minutes, 4 seconds and picked up its first New England Conference victory since 2012 with a 24-14 win over the Coast Guard Academy football team in a game which featured 10 turnovers.

No. 1 Alabama gets another shot at Texas A&M's Trevor Knight

Trevor Knight has changed teams, proven he's not a one-game wonder and re-emerged with a national title contender



Dr. I clears out the notebook while waiting for Rajai the MVP

Idle Thoughts, while waiting for World Series MVP Rajai Davis, Jordan Reed’s speedy...


NCAA accuses Louisville, Pitino of violations in escort case

The NCAA is accusing Louisville of four serious violations and criticizing the conduct of coach Rick Pitino for failing to monitor a former basketball staffer who hired escorts and strippers for sex parties with recruits and players

Former Penn State coach recalls learning of Sandusky complaint

A former Penn State head football coach has testified that Mike McQueary told him years before Jerry Sandusky's arrest that he had made a complaint about Sandusky to university administrators

Coast Guard QB Victory earns Gold Helmet for record-setting performance

Coast Guard Academy quarterback Derek Victory was awarded the New England Football Writers' Gold Helmet for Divisions II and III for his record-setting performance in Saturday's win over Curry College.

Offensive coordinator: Bears backfield takes pride in its versatility

Coast Guard's offense was helped Saturday by the return of sophomore Jeff Porter, who added an extra dimension to the Bears' corps of running backs.


UCF beats UConn 24-16 to move above .500

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn

UConn looking to turn its football season around

Don't expect Central Florida, which visits Rentschler Field in East Hartford on Saturday at noon (ESPNNEWS) for an AAC game, to send a sympathy card to UConn (3-4, 1-3).


UConn basketball rings in new season with First Night

First Night is a memorable and revealing experience for any UConn basketball newcomer.

First Night welcomes in UConn basketball season

Storrs — Ready to celebrate the arrival of the college basketball season? Then head to Storrs Friday night for UConn basketball First Night festivities at Gampel Pavilion. Fans will get their first look at both the...



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Local roundup: No. 1 UConn falls in field hockey

The top-ranked UConn field hockey team had its 42-game regular-season winning streak snapped, falling to No. 5 Maryland 2-1 on Sunday.

Local colleges: West's milestone helps CGA volleyball win two

Senior Susan West registered the 1,000th kill of career in helping Coast Guard win a pair of volleyball matches at Susquehanna University on Saturday.


Blount, Patriots pull away from Steelers 27-16

Tom Brady and LeGarrette Blount were too much for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger or no Ben Roethlisberger.

Giants pick off the Rams in London

Case Keenum throws four interceptions as the New York Giants' defense leads the way in a 17-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams in London.



8:30 p.m., ESPN, WFAN (660-AM) — NFL: Houston Texans at Denver Broncos.


7 a.m., Tennis Channel — WTA Finals from Singapore, ATP Swiss Indoors from Basel, Switzerland, ATP Erste Bank Open from Vienna.