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  • Serena Williams’ comeback extends Grand Slam try at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even if her latest troublesome first set had finished only an hour earlier, it seemed a distant memory by the time Serena Williams smacked a cross-court forehand passing winner on the…

  • No. 4 Baylor plenty of offense in 56-21 opener at SMU

    DALLAS (AP) — Art Briles and the Baylor Bears made the most of their fresh start — and chance to finally move past the playoff snub and Cotton Bowl meltdown that ended last season. New…

  • No. 5 Michigan St. tops W. Mich 37-24, sets sights on Oregon

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State looked as if it needed a tuneup before playing Oregon. Madre London ran for two touchdowns in the first several minutes of his college career to help the fifth-ranked…

  • Fordham knocks off another FBS team with 37-35 win over Army

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Fordham turned a nightmare beginning into a dream ending — and put the big boys on notice again. Chase Edmonds ran for 110 yards and three touchdowns, including a 10-yard…

  • College Football Schedule

    All Times EDT (Subject to change) Saturday, Sept. 5 EAST Kentucky Christian at Duquesne, Noon Colgate at Navy, Noon Dayton at Robert Morris, Noon Norfolk St. at Rutgers, Noon Georgetown at St. Francis (Pa.), Noon…

  • Latest on US Open: Tiger watches Rafa from his box

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11 p.m. A 14-time major champion in one sport was watching a 14-time major champion in another at tennis’ U.S. Open. Tiger…

  • Kent State-Illinois postponed until Saturday by lightning

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kent State and Illinois postponed their season-opening game until Saturday after a lightning delay of almost three hours on Friday night. The school’s athletic directors decided to push the game back…

  • Oregon State defeats Weber State 26-7 in Andersen’s debut

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — True freshman Seth Collins threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 44-yard fourth-quarter strike to Jordan Villamin, and Oregon State defeated Weber State 26-7 on Friday night in Gary Andersen’s…

  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    Austria says it and Germany will take refugees from Hungary; migrants board buses after march BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — After misery, delivery. Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours…

  • Petersen tries to stay low-key in return to Boise State

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chris Petersen tried to stay out of the limelight in his return to Boise. The Washington coach very quietly made his way into Albertsons Stadium and the famous blue turf on…

  • Syracuse routs Rhode Island 47-0

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Eric Dungey threw for two touchdowns and Syracuse routed Rhode Island 47-0 in the opener for both teams on Friday night. Dungey, a true freshman in his first collegiate game, completed…

  • Defensive scores gives Jacksonville 20-14 win over Delaware

    NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Justin Horton recovered a fumble in the end zone with 2:09 left to secure Jacksonville’s 20-14 season-opening win over Delaware on Friday night. Kade Bell was 25 of 43 for 269…

  • Tennis officials eye security after drone crashes at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — A drone crash during a U.S. Open match has tennis officials thinking about whether they can do more to safeguard the sprawling National Tennis Center from such hazards, a spokesman said…

  • Lehigh outlasts Central Connecticut 20-14

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Nick Shafnisky passed for one touchdown, ran for another and Lehigh outlasted Central Connecticut State 20-14 in the opener for both teams Friday night. Shafnisky was 19 of 27 for…

  • U.S. Open Results

    Friday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Purse: $42.3 million Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Benoit Paire, France, def. Tommy Robredo (26), Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-1, 6-1. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga…