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  • Down 2 sets to none, Murray comes back to win at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Before they stepped on court, there was nothing to suggest Andy Murray would have any trouble against Adrian Mannarino in the U.S. Open’s second round. Murray, after all, is seeded No.…

  • Utah spoils Harbaugh’s debut, beating Michigan 24-17

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Running back Devontae Booker had 124 combined yards and a touchdown and Utah spoiled Jim Harbaugh’s Michigan coaching debut, beating the Wolverines 24-17 on Thursday night. The Utes took a…

  • Arizona’s Wright goes down with knee injury in season opener

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona All-America linebacker Scooby Wright injured his left knee in the 22nd-ranked Wildcats’ opener against UTSA on Thursday night and did not return. Wright was injured in the first quarter and…

  • U.S. Open Seeds Fared

    Thursday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Second Round Men Roger Federer (2), Switzerland, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-1, 6-2, 6-1. Andy Murray (3), Britain, def. Adrian Mannarino, France, 5-7,…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Thursday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Second Round Thomaz Bellucci (30), Brazil, def. Yoshihito Nishioka, Japan, 6-0, 6-3, 6-4. Stan Wawrinka (5),…

  • Harbaugh’s anticipated debut ends in a loss for Michigan

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A little less than two hours before kickoff, Jim Harbaugh stepped out of the locker room at Rice-Eccles Stadium, chatted with his wife and a couple friends behind the end…

  • No. 16 Georgia Tech romps to 69-6 victory over Alcorn State

    ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas played only the first quarter for No. 16 Georgia Tech in a season-opening blowout, allowing a couple of newcomers to grab the spotlight. Freshman Marcus Marshall ran for 184 yards…

  • Brown’s stop saves Western Kentucky’s 14-12 win over Vandy

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Joe Brown stopped Nathan Marcus a yard shy of the goal line on a two-point conversion attempt with 33 seconds left to preserve Western Kentucky’s 14-12 victory over Vanderbilt on Thursday…

  • Oklahoma State rallies to beat Central Michigan 24-13

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Mike Gundy told his Oklahoma State Cowboys that they weren’t going to get an easy win Thursday night against Central Michigan. It took them more than a half to believe…

  • US Open Lookahead: Venus Williams could use tips from Serena

    NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams’ opponent in the third round of the U.S. Open on Friday is 18-year-old Belinda Bencic of Switzerland, who just so happens to be the last player to beat Serena…

  • E. Kentucky piles up the points to beat Valparaiso 52-10

    RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Bennie Coney threw two touchdown passes to Jeff Glover as Eastern Kentucky defeated Valparaiso 52-10 in the season opener for both teams Thursday night. Coney, the first of three Eastern Kentucky…

  • UConn holds off Villanova 20-15 in season opener

    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Bryant Shirreffs threw for 202 yards and two touchdowns in his first start and UConn held off Villanova from the championship subdivision 20-15 on Thursday night in the season opener…

  • Western Illinois beats Eastern Illinois 33-5

    MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Lance Lenoir caught a touchdown pass and sparkled on punt and kickoff returns to help the Leathernecks beat Eastern Illinois 33-5 in a season-opener Thursday night. The Leathernecks took advantage of…

  • Ball State holds off VMI 48-36

    MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Darian Green tied a school-record with four touchdowns to help Ball State beat VMI 48-36 in the opener for both teams Thursday night. Green rushed for 73 yards and three touchdowns…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    With defiant Kentucky clerk in jail, her deputies promise judge they’ll license gay marriages ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples,…