Woodson Guides Akron Over Ball State 31-3

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Woodson tossed two touchdown passes and John Lako returned an interception 35 yards for a score as Akron cruised past Ball State 31-3 on Saturday. Woodson opened the scoring for the Zips (3-3, 2-0 Mid-American Conference) with a 24-yard strike to Austin...

Weese FG Gives S Dakota First Win Over Youngstown St, 31-28

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Ryan Weese kicked a 29-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining and South Dakota beat Youngstown State for the first time 31-28 on Saturday. The winning drive for the Coyotes (5-0, 2-0 Missouri Valley Conference) was set up when Taylor Lambert sacked...

Major League Soccer

NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ New York 3, Vancouver 0 Sporting Kansas City at Minnesota United, 8 p.m. FC Dallas at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Houston, 7 p.m. Atlanta United FC at New York, 5 p.m. Columbus at Orlando City, 5 p.m. Montreal at...

N. Illinois Defense Handles Kent St. In 24-3 Victory

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Marcus Childers threw three touchdowns and Northern Illinois’ defense suffocated Kent State’s offense with a 24-3 win on Saturday night in the Huskies’ Mid-American Conference opener. Northern Illinois (3-2, 1-0) held Kent State to 29 yards...

BGSU Gets 1st Win Thanks To Miami Of Ohio’s Late Fumble

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Linebacker Brandon Harris recovered a fumble on a bad snap and returned it 93 yards for a score with 1:21 left to help Bowling Green get its first win of the season 37-29 over Miami of Ohio on Saturday. The Falcons (1-5, 1-1 Mid-American Conference) missed an...

Conklin Scores 2 TDs, C. Michigan Ends 3-game Skid 26-23

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Conklin caught 10 passes for 136 yards — each a career best — and scored a pair of touchdowns as Central Michigan edged Ohio 26-23 on Saturday. Conklin had missed the first five games with a foot injury and the Chippewas (3-3, 1-1 Mid-American...

Girardi Takes Blame, ‘feels Horrible’ For Yanks’ Game 2 Loss

NEW YORK (AP) — After a crushing loss, Yankees manager Joe Girardi spent the night pondering his decision not to challenge a critical hit-by-pitch call during a game-changing sixth inning. His verdict? “I screwed up.” Girardi Saturday after his call not to challenge...

2 Men Killed After Head-on Collision In Central Ohio

URBANA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two men have died after a head-on collision in central Ohio’s Champaign County. The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office says the collision that killed 32-year-old Joseph Brandyberry and 33-year-old Todd Bayless, both of Urbana,...

Indians’ Encarnacion “much Better,” Eyeing Postseason Return

NEW YORK (AP) — Even on their days off, things keep going right for the Cleveland Indians. Slugger Edwin Encarnacion is hoping to play again this postseason after spraining his right ankle during a frightening moment in Game 2 of the AL Division Series against the New York...

Officials Identify 2 Killed When Hit By Military Vehicle

FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — Military officials have identified the two soldiers killed after a military vehicle struck them while they were in formation at an Army base in South Carolina. A statement from Fort Jackson on Saturday identified the dead as Pvt. Ethan Shrader of...