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Saint Juste, Hawaii beat San Jose State, snap 4-game skid

Saint Juste, Hawaii beat San Jose State, snap 4-game skid

Diocemy Saint Juste had school-record 39 carries for 202 yards and two touchdowns to help Hawaii snap a four-game skid and beat San Jose State 37-26 Saturday night....
Price, Montgomerie, Kelly share PGA Tour Champions lead

Price, Montgomerie, Kelly share PGA Tour Champions lead

Phillip Price, Colin Montgomerie and Jerry Kelly shared the second-round lead at 8-under 136 on Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship....
Smith, McKenzie, Gilbert share PGA Tour Champions lead

Smith, McKenzie, Gilbert share PGA Tour Champions lead

Jerry Smith, David McKenzie and Gibby Gilbert III shared the first-round lead at 5-under 67 on Friday in the PGA Tour Champions’ SAS Championship....
Massachusetts firefighter Matt Parziale wins US Mid-Amateur

Massachusetts firefighter Matt Parziale wins US Mid-Amateur

Matt Parziale won the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship on Friday, routing Josh Nichols 8 and 6 in the 36-hole final to earn spots next year in the U.S. Open and Masters...
Drivers Can Get Porsches on Demand With a $2,000-a-Month Subscription

Drivers Can Get Porsches on Demand With a $2,000-a-Month Subscription

Porsche will begin an app-based subscription service next month, joining the ranks of automakers experimenting with more flexible ownership models as ride hailing and smartphones...
The Latest: US officials target harassment in park service

The Latest: US officials target harassment in park service

The Latest on harassment and other conditions in the National Park Service (all times local):...
Weary Californians try to find all that’s lost as fires rage

Weary Californians try to find all that’s lost as fires rage

They are trying to find lost loved ones, to sift through the ashes of their homes, to count, identify and mourn the dozens of dead — all while the wildfires rage on....
Unexpected happenings in Big 12 before Red River rivalry

Unexpected happenings in Big 12 before Red River rivalry

Some things to watch during Week 7 of the Big 12, the first time this season with all 10 teams playing in conference games:...
Big Ten spotlight returns to Lincoln for Buckeyes-Huskers

Big Ten spotlight returns to Lincoln for Buckeyes-Huskers

Some things to watch in the Big Ten this week:...
South Alabama upsets Troy 19-8 in the Battle for the Belt

South Alabama upsets Troy 19-8 in the Battle for the Belt

Backup running back Tra Minter had 104 total yards, South Alabama’s defense and special teams forced four turnovers, and the Jaguars upset Troy 19-8 on Wednesday night in the...
Andrighetto scores twice, Avalanche beat Bruins 6-3

Andrighetto scores twice, Avalanche beat Bruins 6-3

Alexander Kerfoot scored his first NHL goal with some part of his lower leg....
Gibson makes 38 saves to lift Ducks to 3-2 win over Isles

Gibson makes 38 saves to lift Ducks to 3-2 win over Isles

John Gibson made 38 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Islanders 3-2 on Wednesday night, ending a four-game losing streak to New York....
Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs’ perfect start with 6-3 win

Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs’ perfect start with 6-3 win

The Toronto Maple Leafs had a big shots advantage and even two more skaters on the key play. The New Jersey Devils put up the only big numbers that mattered — on the scoreboard....
Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Caps 3-2

Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Caps 3-2

Patric Hornqvist went right back to the net where he feels most comfortable and was in his element once again....
A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires

A cigarette, a car backfire: Small sparks can make big fires

A carelessly discarded cigarette, a downed power line, a car’s backfire or a chainsaw’s pull. Just about anything could have started any one of the wildfires now tearing through...
Huskers guard against losing confidence with Buckeyes coming

Huskers guard against losing confidence with Buckeyes coming

Coming off a three-touchdown loss to Wisconsin, Nebraska will face a top-10 opponent for the second straight week....
Point scores in OT, Lightning beat Capitals 4-3

Point scores in OT, Lightning beat Capitals 4-3

The Tampa Bay Lightning shut down the NHL’s top scorer and rallied from a two-goal deficit for a quality win....
No. 21 Michigan State making last year look like aberration

No. 21 Michigan State making last year look like aberration

Michigan State has made last season look like an aberration....
Horn, Thomas lead Jacksonville State past Austin Peay, 34-14

Horn, Thomas lead Jacksonville State past Austin Peay, 34-14

Roc Thomas had 18 carries for 135 yards and two scores, Bryant Horn accounted for two touchdowns, and Jacksonville State beat Austin Peay 34-14 on Saturday....
Tyler Duncan maintains Safeway Open lead at Silverado

Tyler Duncan maintains Safeway Open lead at Silverado

PGA Tour rookie Tyler Duncan parred the 18th hole for a scrambling 1-under 71 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday after three rounds of the Safeway Open....
Cindy Crawford: Daughter’s entry into modeling ‘inevitable’

Cindy Crawford: Daughter’s entry into modeling ‘inevitable’

Cindy Crawford says she’s more concerned about her 16-year-old daughter sitting behind the wheel of a car than walking a runway....
North America’s Best Ski Resort Is About to Get Even Better

North America’s Best Ski Resort Is About to Get Even Better

How can Vail Resorts improve upon Whistler? Unsurprisingly, it has loads of ideas....
Deep coaching ties between No. 6 Washington, California

Deep coaching ties between No. 6 Washington, California

California coach Justin Wilcox is on his own little reunion tour through the Pac-12 Conference....
San Diego State hires architect to design football stadium

San Diego State hires architect to design football stadium

San Diego State has hired Populous to design a football stadium in Mission Valley that could also be used by a pro soccer team....
BIG TEN SPOTLIGHT: Dominant ‘D,’ a conference characteristic

BIG TEN SPOTLIGHT: Dominant ‘D,’ a conference characteristic

Twenty-five years ago, Pat Fitzgerald was a two-way player for Sandburg High School in Orland Park, Illinois, in the southwest part of the suburban crescent around Chicago....
Kelly: Wimbush will be a game-day decision for No. 21 Irish

Kelly: Wimbush will be a game-day decision for No. 21 Irish

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said Thursday that he will wait until kickoff of Saturday’s game at North Carolina to name his starting quarterback....
NHL Capsules

NHL Capsules

Alex Pietrangelo beat Matt Murray 1:15 into overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams....
Ducks ink D Josh Manson to 4-year contract extension

Ducks ink D Josh Manson to 4-year contract extension

The Anaheim Ducks signed Josh Manson to a four-year contract extension through the 2021-22 season on Wednesday, locking up another young defenseman on their talent-rich blue line...
Fall’s a great season to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’

Fall’s a great season to create a ‘cabinet of curiosities’

Digging around in a favorite flea market a couple of years ago, I found a handmade, compartmentalized box that someone had lovingly crafted from wood, probably 100 years ago. It...
Arizona’s Miller breaks silence following FBI probe

Arizona’s Miller breaks silence following FBI probe

Arizona has initiated an independent review and hired outside counsel in the wake and a federal probe involving one of its assistant basketball coaches....
Capitals’ Tom Wilson gets 4-game suspension for boarding

Capitals’ Tom Wilson gets 4-game suspension for boarding

After four seasons of playing on the edge without incurring a suspension, Tom Wilson has now been disciplined twice in less than two weeks and is on notice....
Office Depot to Buy CompuCom for $1 Billion

Office Depot to Buy CompuCom for $1 Billion

Office Depot Inc. is betting that a technology makeover can help the chain rebound from a punishing retail slump....
Duke’s Allen not worried about ‘redemption story’ as senior

Duke’s Allen not worried about ‘redemption story’ as senior

Grayson Allen came back to Duke to win again — not necessarily to clear his name....
Confident, quiet Murray ready to take mantle from Fleury

Confident, quiet Murray ready to take mantle from Fleury

Matt Murray jokes he can’t help but do a double take whenever he sees a No. 30 Pittsburgh Penguins jersey in public....
Daffodil drifts can be ‘golden roads’ for drive-by viewing

Daffodil drifts can be ‘golden roads’ for drive-by viewing

Volunteers in a small New York community are planting massive drifts of daffodils this fall to paint their springtime roadsides golden. In the process, they’ve connected residents...
Auburn’s Stidham living up to his billing with 3 big games

Auburn’s Stidham living up to his billing with 3 big games

Jarrett Stidham dropped deep into Auburn’s end zone and launched the ball down the field....
Americans win Presidents Cup for 7th straight time

Americans win Presidents Cup for 7th straight time

The Americans won the Presidents Cup for the seventh straight time, and this one was no contest....
Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale

Trump arrives at Liberty National for Presidents Cup finale

President Donald Trump arrived at Liberty National on Sunday just as the Americans were closing in on victory in the Presidents Cup....
Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62

Hockey broadcaster Dave Strader dies of cancer at 62

Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as “The Voice,” has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62....
Preds goalie Pekka Rinne eager for more after run to final

Preds goalie Pekka Rinne eager for more after run to final

The fans going nuts at the biggest party in Nashville, catfish flying onto the ice and then a stirring postseason run coming to a screeching halt in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final...
Dave Collette leads new-look Utah after winding road

Dave Collette leads new-look Utah after winding road

David Collette doesn’t often look back at the strange, twisting road of college basketball that he’s navigated the last four years. The Utah senior power forward is more focused on...
Kentucky hosts Eastern Michigan looking to get back on track

Kentucky hosts Eastern Michigan looking to get back on track

Kentucky is more determined to ensure it plays a complete football game after feeling like it let one slip away last week....
Texas holds off Iowa State 17-7 to open Big 12 play

Texas holds off Iowa State 17-7 to open Big 12 play

Iowa State was supposed to be better. Texas was supposed to be vulnerable....
Packers WR Davante Adams taken off field on stretcher

Packers WR Davante Adams taken off field on stretcher

Packers receiver Davante Adams was taken off the field on a stretcher with about 4 minutes left in the third quarter against the Chicago Bears on Thursday night after getting hit...
Capitals need to ‘step up’ to remain Stanley Cup contenders

Capitals need to ‘step up’ to remain Stanley Cup contenders

Facing some salary-cap math that wasn’t pretty, the Washington Capitals took a beating in the offseason with the loss of several significant contributors....
Red Wings need to rally to match the draw of their new arena

Red Wings need to rally to match the draw of their new arena

The Detroit Red Wings’ new arena has an enormous, four-sided videoboard hanging over the ice surrounded by steeply pitched, red seats and spectacular suites....
Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects

Public invited to vote on Main Street preservation projects

A preservation group is inviting the public to vote on projects to improve Main Streets around the U.S....
Langer wins by 3 shots at Pebble Beach, 5th victory of year

Langer wins by 3 shots at Pebble Beach, 5th victory of year

Bernhard Langer pulled away with three straight birdies on the back nine at Pebble Beach and cruised to a three-shot victory at the PURE Insurance Championship, his fifth victory...
Lindheim wins Web.com Tour Finals event in 3-man playoff

Lindheim wins Web.com Tour Finals event in 3-man playoff

Nicholas Lindheim made a downhill birdie putt from about 30 feet on the first playoff hole after bogeying the final two holes in regulation and won the DAP Championship on Sunday...
Bryce Love runs for 263 yards to lead Stanford past UCLA

Bryce Love runs for 263 yards to lead Stanford past UCLA

Bryce Love didn’t put up much of a fight to stay in and take a shot at Stanford’s school record for rushing....