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Police shooting protesters kneel before Vikings home game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters kneeled outside of U.S. Bank Stadium before the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Hamilton wins US Grand Prix to extend F1 championship lead


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The fastest man on four wheels stood on the U.S. Grand Prix podium with the fastest man on two feet.

ATV accident kills man in Windber

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A 62-year-old Windber man died in an ATV accident over the weekend in Paint Township.

Bortles, Jaguars' D sacks Colts 27-0 to stay atop division


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Blake Bortles set up the Indianapolis Colts with a curveball Sunday. The Jaguars' dominant defense finished it off with a rare shutout.

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Bonucci's red card could end up costing Montella his job


MILAN (AP) — Leonardo Bonucci's latest lapse in concentration may end up costing Vincenzo Montella his job at big-spending AC Milan.


Murata beats N'Dam to win WBA middleweight title


TOKYO (AP) — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France's Hassan N'Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA middleweight title.

BYU football notebook: Aleva Hifo leads a slight improvement in the Cougar passing game


BYU football has talked for the entire season about how success depended on the running game.


Thomas birdies 2nd hole of playoff to win CJ Cup


JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas beat Australia's Marc Leishman on the second playoff hole Sunday to win the inaugural CJ Cup in South Korea and cap his breakout year on the PGA Tour.


Notes, quotes and stats from the Arizona Wildcats’ 45-44 victory over Cal


Pertinent factoids, words and numbers from the Cats' double-overtime win over the Golden Bears.

HOW THEY SCORED: Boise State 24, Wyoming 14


Boise State 24, Wyoming 14


Falk leads No. 15 Washington State over Colorado 28-0


PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Faced with driving rain, winds and low temperatures, the Air Raid offense of No. 15 Washington State converted to a ground game.


Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series.


Happy Valley: No. 2 Penn State routs No. 19 Michigan 42-13


STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Saquon Barkley and Trace McSorley cut through Michigan's stingy defense, each scoring three touchdowns, and No. 2 Penn State emphatically avenged its last regular-season loss with a 42-13 victory over the 19th…

Saturday, Oct 21

Lady Cougars cruise past Bishop Carroll

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FERRELLTON — North Star senior forward Savannah St. Clair netted four goals to lead the Lady Cougars past Bishop Carroll, 8-2 in a non-conference girls varsity soccer matchup Saturday.

Badgers football: Quintez Cephus' breakout validates late father's faith in him


While waiting in a hospital room with Quintez Cephus, Stratford Academy basketball coach Jamie Dickey received a call from a strange number with a 608 area code.

Lonzo Ball barely misses triple-double, Lakers hold off Suns


PHOENIX (AP) — Lonzo Ball barely missed a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game and the Los Angeles Lakers held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 132-130 on Friday night.

Ramblers rally for wild win over Red Raiders

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WINDBER — The Windber Ramblers overcame three turnovers, seven unscored points and a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Meyersdale 39-35 at Windber Stadium Friday night.

Friday, Oct 20

Everton bans fan who aimed punch at Lyon goalkeeper


LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton has banned a supporter who appeared to aim a punch at a Lyon player in a Europa League game.

H.S. roundup: Somerset boys clinch LHAC soccer title


SOMERSET — The Somerset boys soccer team celebrated senior night Thursday with a 1-0 LHAC championship-clinching win over rival Bishop McCort.

Fyfe leads Panthers past Indians to kick off Week 9

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CAIRNBROOK — Brady Fyfe has been able to carry Shade’s offense all season long.

Local sports briefs for Oct. 20


Northwinds seniors

Thursday, Oct 19

Thomas fires 63, takes early lead at CJ Cup in South Korea


JEJU, South Korea (AP) — Justin Thomas eagled twice in a 9-under-par 63 to take a three-stroke lead after the first round of the CJ Cup, the first U.S. PGA Tour regular-season event in South Korea.

H.S. roundup: Chan wins XC title, Windber sweeps


SIDMAN — Somerset’s Rosie Chan won the LHAC girls cross country title Wednesday in a time of 19:30.

Local sports briefs for Oct. 19


Walker takes first

Wednesday, Oct 18

Judge HR sparks NY, Yanks beat Astros 6-4 to even ALCS at 2

NEW YORK (AP) — With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.

Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was granted another legal reprieve Tuesday night in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations.