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Gabriel, No. 13 UCF beat East Carolina 51-28 in AAC opener

By AARON BEARD AP Sports Writer GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Dillon Gabriel threw for 408 yards and four touchdowns to help No. 13 Central Florida beat East Carolina 51-28 on Saturday to open its American Athletic Conference schedule. Jaylon Robinson and Marlon Williams each had huge games as ...

No. 5 Florida beats Ole Miss 51-35 in Kiffin’s debut

CHRIS BURROWS Associated Press OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Pitts caught four of Kyle Trask's six touchdown passes and No. 5 Florida spoiled the head coaching debut of Mississippi's Lane Kiffin with a 51-35 victory Saturday. Trask completed 30 of 42 passes for 416 yards including touchdown ...

High school freshman golfer makes 1st ever competitive shot count

OTSEGO (AP) — First high school match, first shot — hole in one. Stephanie Scott, a freshman at Otsego High School, aced hole No. 8 Monday at Lake Doster Golf Club. Scott told MLive.com that she couldn’t see what happened, but the reaction was swift. “Her dad was standing by the ...

State of Michigan set to lift ban on ticket scalping

LANSING (AP) — The Michigan House on Tuesday was expected to vote to lift the state’s rarely enforced ban on ticket scalping, bringing the long-proposed bill closer to the governor’s desk. The legislation would end a prohibition on the resale of tickets for more than face value. ...

Cleveland Indians show postseason potential in 7-4 win at Detroit Tigers

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — With Carlos Carrasco looking sharp down the stretch, the Cleveland Indians could be a dangerous team in the postseason. Carrasco allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and Jose Ramirez homered twice to lift the Indians to a 7-4 victory over ...

Detroit Tigers’ manager Ron Gardenhire announces immediate retirement

By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer DETROIT — Ron Gardenhire mostly maintained his jovial demeanor this season. As recently as Friday night, he was needling a reporter while discussing a strategic decision from the late innings. Less than 24 hours later, Gardenhire announced his retirement. ...

Big 10 releases football schedule

(AP) — The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. The Big Ten released an eight-games-in-eight-weeks schedule on Saturday ...

NYC mayor ‘very confident’ in new school reopening timeline

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is confident that New York City will meet a revised timeline to bring public school students back to classrooms within the next two weeks, following closures because of the coronavirus pandemic, he said Friday. "I feel very confident about that date," de ...