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AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since '07

College Football

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007 and No. 22 Duke.

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No. 10 Washington holds off rally, beats Arizona State 27-20

College Football

SEATTLE — Jake Browning threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter, added a third TD toss early in the fourth quarter, and No. 10 Washington outlasted Arizona State 27-20 on Saturday night.

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Bridge-Gadd's 4 TDs lead NAU past Utah State 31-23

College Football

FLAGSTAFF — Daniel Bridge-Gadd threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth and Northern Arizona opened Big Sky Conference play with a 31-23 win over defending champion Utah State on Saturday night.

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Phoenix College sweeps Roughriders soccer to stay atop ACCAC

Junior College Soccer

PRESCOTT — NJCAA Division I No. 3-ranked Phoenix College remained in first place in the ACCAC on Saturday night, Sept. 22, shutting out Yavapai College, 2-0, to complete a season sweep of the Roughriders.

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Taylor runs wild as Arizona thrashes Oregon State, 35-14

College Football

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After an explosive game, Arizona running back J.J. Taylor was asked what was working well for him.

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Preview: Arizona State travels to No. 10 Washington in Pac-12 opener

College Football

SEATTLE — Herm Edwards arrived back on the Arizona State campus sometime around 3:30 a.m. last Sunday. Rather than going home and not sleeping, Edwards immediately went to work at finding the reasons behind the Sun Devils’ first loss of the season.

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Preview: Arizona visits Oregon State with focus on Tate’s ankle

College Football

The previous time he faced Oregon State, Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate rushed for more than 200 yards and two touchdowns. When he sees the Beavers on Saturday, he may have to rely more on his arm.

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Roughriders upset No. 5-ranked Pima 3-1

Junior College Soccer

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College’s soccer team hasn’t been accustomed to playing catch-up in the ACCAC since the program was established in 1989. The seven-time NJCAA national champion Roughriders also haven’t been an underdog all that often on their own turf.

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Pac-12 Preview: Game of the Week? Look no further than Stanford at Oregon

College Football

Here are some things to watch in Week 4 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:

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Yavapai volleyball falls in 4 sets at Eastern Arizona; Roughriders remain winless in ACCAC

Junior College Volleyball

THATCHER — Looking to snap out of its funk in ACCAC play, the Yavapai College volleyball team had the unenviable task of visiting league stalwart Eastern Arizona College Wednesday night, Sept. 19.

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Roughriders squander 3-goal lead en route to narrow loss at Western

Junior College Soccer

YUMA — Through nine matches, the 2018 Yavapai College men’s soccer team has already equaled the total number of losses that the 2017 squad had all of last season.

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Washington State’s Minshew is a QB to watch in the Pac-12

College Football

At the beginning of the season, Washington State coach Mike Leach played coy with the media — as he often does — over his choice for starting quarterback.

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No. 10 Washington's defense dominating in early going

College Football

SEATTLE — The offense for No. 10 Washington may still have some things to figure out. Defensively, the Huskies are doing just fine.

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Ohio State's Meyer moves toward repairing scandal damage

NFL

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players as a key step toward containing and repairing the scandal that led to his three-game suspension, a saga he describes as "a window in time I made an error."

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Anxiety rises at high-pedigree programs with new coaches

College Football

Misery loves company, and there's plenty to go around for first-year coaches at some of the high-pedigree programs in college football.

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Tate throws for 349 yards, 5 TDs as Arizona routs S. Utah

College Football

TUSCON — Khalil Tate passed for a career-best 349 yards and five touchdowns, then sat out most of the fourth quarter and Arizona gave Kevin Sumlin his first victory as Wildcats coach with a 62-31 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday night.

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Agnew, Washington lead SDSU to upset of No. 23 ASU, 28-21

College Football

SAN DIEGO — Junior Ryan Agnew threw his first career touchdown pass to cap an impressive drive to tie the game just before halftime, Juwan Washington rushed for 138 yards and one score and San Diego State's defense came up huge as the Aztecs survived a crazy ending to upset No. 23 Arizona State 28-21 on Saturday night.

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Preview: Embry-Riddle’s golf teams look to continue winning tradition in 2018-19

College Golf

PRESCOTT — Now in their eighth year of intercollegiate play, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s men’s and women’s golf programs have not only been competitive — they’ve been proven winners in the NAIA ranks.

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Top 25 Takeaways: First major upset shakes Big Ten

College Football

The fun in a college football season does not really start until there is big upset, a Top Ten team losing to an unranked team.

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Embry-Riddle women’s soccer shut out by NAIA No. 1 Spring Arbor

College Soccer

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — Embry-Riddle’s women’s soccer team was shut out by No. 1-ranked and defending NAIA national champion Spring Arbor, 2-0, Saturday afternoon, Sept. 15, at the Cougar Soccer Complex, snapping the Eagles’ four-match winning streak.

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Preview: SDSU has plenty of concerns going against No. 23 Sun Devils

College Football

SAN DIEGO — San Diego State coach Rocky Long was driving to work earlier this week when he heard on the radio that the NFL’s Jets knew all the Detroit Lions’ signals, resulting in a 48-17 victory for New York.

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Preview: After 0-2 start, Arizona looks to S. Utah for 1st win

College Football

The Kevin Sumlin era in Tucson has gotten off to a rocky start, to say the least. The Wildcats, a team that some college football pundits thought might contend in the Pac-12 South, are 0-2 and coming off a 45-18 rout at Houston.

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Roughriders soccer coach Mike Pantalione takes leave of absence

Junior College Soccer

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College men's soccer head coach Mike Pantalione, the all-time wins leader in junior college history, is taking a family medical leave of absence, effective immediately, the school announced Friday.

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Embry-Riddle women’s soccer upsets Marian in OT thriller 1-nil

College Soccer

SPRING ARBOR, Mich. — The NAIA No. 17-ranked Embry-Riddle women’s soccer team, in the midst of its toughest stretch of the 2018 season, notched one of the biggest victories in program history on Thursday, Sept. 13.

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Yavapai volleyball opens ACCAC play at 0-2

Junior College Volleyball

PHOENIX — Yavapai College’s volleyball team has now lost its first two ACCAC matches of the 2018 season after falling, 3-2, at NJCAA Division II No. 8-ranked South Mountain Community College Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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