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  • Run support lacking for Twins in 3-2 loss

    Updated: 35 min ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — After his recent struggles, Minnesota right-hander Kyle Gibson found positive signs against a powerful Baltimore lineup. The Twins' offense, however, did not provide much support. Chris Davis hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the seventh, Jimmy Paredes homered and the...

  • Widefield gets best of Mitchell behind opportunistic defense, running game

    by JUSTIN SHAW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 38 min ago

    Widefield didn't play a Week Zero game, but it didn't take long to knock off any rust or jitters Saturday night against a Mitchell team that already had a win under its belt. In their first taste of action in 2014, the 4A Gladiators controlled most of the 48 minutes of play in a 36-6...

  • Ramsey: Jacobi Owens shakes gloom from Air Force football program

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 40 min ago

    Hope. That's what Jacobi Owens delivered to Air Force's football program Saturday while annihilating the Nicholls State Colonels. He rushed for 233 yards on 23 carries, a first down waiting to happen every time he touched the ball. He showed power. He showed elusiveness. He showed,...

  • Jacobi Owens busts out for 233 yards in his debut as Air Force rolls

    Brent Briggeman, The Gazette
    Updated: 40 min ago

    Air Force took about 20 minutes to get the engines running, but it was spectacular after that point. The Falcons followed 233 yards from sophomore tailback Jacobi Owens in his Air Force debut, had another 55 yards and two touchdowns from Devin Rushing and sprinted past Nicholls State...

  • AFA sidebar and notes: Air Force safety Steelhammer cracks down on opponent from his home state

    By BRENT BRIGGEMAN brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 41 min ago

    Weston Steelhammer actually took the brunt of the collision on Saturday’s biggest play. The Air Force sophomore flew around the blind side on a safety blitz and took a running start at Nicholls State's 6-foot, 215-pound quarterback Jalen Henderson. The hit provided a jolt to...

  • Pedroia injured in Red Sox 7-0 loss to Rays

    Updated: 50 min ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox lost another game and may have lost second baseman Dustin Pedroia for a while. Pedroia left Saturday night's 7-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning after taking an elbow to the head while attempting to make a tag at second...

  • Peavy's no-hit bid for Giants broken up in 8th

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy's bid for a no-hitter was broken up on a one-out single in the eighth inning by Milwaukee's Mark Reynolds against the San Francisco Giants. Reynolds sent a clean, opposite-field single to right field on Peavy's 107th pitch Saturday night. It was the...

  • Feldman pitches 3-hitter, Astros blank Rangers 2-0

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Scott Feldman said he felt terrible warming up in the bullpen before Saturday night's game against Texas. Once he got on the mound, he felt a lot better — and it showed. Feldman pitched a three-hitter for his second major league shutout, leading the Houston Astros to a...

  • Neither five-run lead nor late rally enough for Sky Sox

    The Gazette
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox had a five-run lead before losing it and then rallied to tie the game in the ninth before losing to host Omaha in the bottom of the ninth 10-9. The Sky Sox scored five runs in the third inning to grab a 6-1 lead that they couldn’t hold. They did, however,...

  • Todd Gurley leads Georgia past Clemson 45-21

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Todd Gurley felt strong and healthy. Boy, did it show. In a performance that will surely cast him as an early favorite for the Heisman Trophy, Gurley scored four touchdowns and set a school record with 293 all-purpose yards, leading No. 12 Georgia to a 45-21...

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