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No. 25 Michigan State struggling to find its stride

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After a closer-than-expected win over Utah State in the season opener, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio pointed out that this was nothing new for the Spartans.

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Beavers' Jermar Jefferson makes a splash among Pac-12 RBs

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There's already a somewhat surprising development early in the Pac-12 season. The top two backs aren't named Love and Gaskin, but instead Jefferson and Pierce. And they're from Oregon State.

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No. 23 Arizona State off to quick start under coach Herm Edwards

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TEMPE — The knock on Herm Edwards’ hiring at Arizona State was his time away from the game. Edwards had not coached since being fired by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 and spent eight years at ESPN, so the thinking was that there was no way he could be successful as a college coach.

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No. 23 Arizona State off to quick start under Edwards

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TEMPE — The knock on Herm Edwards' hiring at Arizona State was his time away from the game. Edwards had not coached since being fired by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2008 and spent eight years at ESPN, so the thinking was that there was no way he could be successful as a college coach.

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Arizona State rallies to beat No. 15 Michigan State 16-13

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TEMPE — Brandon Ruiz hit a 28-yard field goal as time expired, Manny Wilkins threw for 380 yards and a touchdown, and Arizona State rallied to beat No. 15 Michigan State 16-13 on Saturday night.

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Yavapai College falls to Scottsdale, 2-1

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PRESCOTT VALLEY — Scottsdale Community College defeated the Yavapai College Roughriders, 2-1, Saturday night in Prescott Valley.

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Houston spoils Sumlin return, pounds Arizona 45-18

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HOUSTON — Houston quarterback D'Eriq King and the rest of the Cougars' offense made it a miserable homecoming for Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin.

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Gubrud, East Washington top NAU 31-26 in FCS showdown

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FLAGSTAFF — Gage Gubrud threw for 322 yards and four touchdowns and Eastern Washington defeated Northern Arizona 31-26 on Saturday night in a matchup of highly-ranked Big Sky Conference teams in a non-conference game.

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Saturday's best in college football

Saturday's slate of college football games in review ... who was best?

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Preview: Arizona Wildcats look to be more consistent against Houston

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HOUSTON — Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin wants to see more consistency from his team after the Wildcats struggled to score for the first three quarters in a 28-23 loss to BYU.

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Preview: No. 17 USC at No. 10 Stanford highlights week in Pac-12

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A few things to watch in Week 2 of the Pac-12 Conference football season:

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Pac-12 expands efforts to shorten games

The Pac-12 has expanded an initiative to shorten football game times. Thirty games this season will have shorter halftimes and restructured commercial breaks, among other time-saving measures. That’s up from a test run of 15 nonconference games last season.

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ASU looking to build on opening win with Michigan State up next

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TEMPE — The hype began when Herm Edwards interviewed for the job at Arizona State. It ratcheted it up when he was officially hired and continued through the offseason, into preseason camp.

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Preview: Connor Heyward looks ready to contribute more for No. 15 Spartans

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Connor Heyward took the pitch from Brian Lewerke and had open field in front of him. Seconds later, he was in the end zone, having scored the biggest touchdown of his young college career.

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Gameday Glance: Glendale Community College at Yavapai College

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Roughrider men's soccer gameday glance for Tuesday, Sept. 4, in Prescott Valley.

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Yavapai soccer rallies in 2nd half, tops Chandler-Gilbert; after delay, 'Riders respond with 2 goals

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PRESCOTT — Freshman attacker Kevyn Lo scored the go-ahead goal in the 71st minute on Saturday, snapping a 1-1 tie after a lengthy delay in the second half, leading the Yavapai College soccer team to a 2-1 come-from-behind win over Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

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BYU spoils Sumlin's debut with 28-23 win over Arizona

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TUCSON — Squally Canada scored on three short touchdown runs and Brigham Young spoiled Kevin Sumlin's Arizona coaching debut with a 28-23 win over the Wildcats on Saturday night.

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Arizona State opens Herm Edwards era with 49-7 rout of UTSA

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TEMPE — Manny Wilkins threw for four touchdowns, two to N'Keal Harry, and Arizona State gave new coach Herm Edwards a big night in his return to the sidelines with a 49-7 rout of UTSA on Saturday night.

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College Football in Brief: Saturday's best

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From TCU's Shawn Robinson scoring five TDs to Gage Gubrud of Eastern Washington throwing for 337 yards and five TDs...

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Cookus-Butler combine to lead NAU to win over UTEP, 30-10

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EL PASO, Texas — Case Cookus and Emmanuel Butler combined on two touchdowns as Northern Arizona continued UTEP’s winless streak from last season with a 30-10 victory on Saturday night.

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Roughriders finish Dalton Overstreet invite 3-1

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The Roughrider volleyball team went 3-1 in their own tournament, the Dalton Overstreet Invitational, on Saturday.

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Preview: Arizona opens first season with Kevin Sumlin against BYU

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TUCSON — The hype began when Kevin Sumlin was hired in January. The former Texas A&M coach known for bringing in high-level recruits and developing quarterbacks was being heralded as the man who would turn Arizona into a Pac-12 and maybe someday national-title contender.

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Preview: Herm Edwards ready for debut as Sun Devils host UTSA

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TEMPE — Herm Edwards does not want this to be all about him, but for now anyway, any talk about Arizona State football begins and ends with the affable new coach.

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Yavapai College honors former softball coach Iveson for ACCAC Hall of Fame induction

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PRESCOTT — The Yavapai College Athletic Department on Aug. 25 honored revered former Roughriders softball coach Stacy Iveson for her May induction into the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC) Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018.

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No. 12 Notre Dame will face stern test in No. 14 Michigan D

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — With all due respect to new Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson, the Wolverines may have the advantage without the ball in the season-opening showdown at No. 12 Notre Dame.