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Deshaun Watston, Texans rally to beat Jets 29-22

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night. After Darnold and Jets took their first lead of the game on Elijah McGuire's 2-yard touchdown run,…

No. 10 NC State women rout Maine 84-46

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kayla Jones scored a career-high 14 points and No. 10 North Carolina State routed Maine 84-46 on Saturday night. Aislinn Konig and Elissa Cunane added 11 points apiece, and Kiara Leslie and Grace Hunter each scored 10 for the Wolfpack (11-0), who had an easy time extending the second-best start in…

Magic beat Jazz 96-89 to sweep 2 games in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Evan Fournier scored 24 points, Terrence Ross came off the bench to add 10 of his 19 in the fourth quarter, and the Orlando Magic rallied from an 11-point deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 96-89 on Saturday and sweep their two-game homestand in Mexico City. Ross shot 8 of 9…

Watson leads Texans to 29-22 comeback win over Darnold, Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Deshaun Watson threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to DeAndre Hopkins with 2:15 left, lifting the Houston Texans to a 29-22 comeback victory over Sam Darnold and the New York Jets on Saturday night. After Darnold and Jets took their first lead of the game on Elijah McGuire's 2-yard touchdown run,…

Buzzer-beating 3 sends No. 25 Indiana past Butler 71-68

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana guard Devonte Green kept trying to make the designed play work as the final seconds ticked away Saturday. His first option, Romeo Langford, couldn't break free. Green couldn't spot his second option, Juwan Morgan, through all the bodies. So freshman guard Rob Phinisee scrambled to the center of the court, gave…

Taylor, McGhee lead Austin Peay past Purdue Fort Wayne 95-68

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Terry Taylor and Jabari McGhee combined for 52 points, making 21 of 31 shots, and Austin Peay blew the doors off after halftime, wrapping up its nonconference season with a 95-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday. Taylor scored a career-best 32 points with 11 rebounds and five assists. McGhee…

Dallas RB Elliott 1st offensive player fined for helmet use

NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys star running Ezekiel Elliott has been fined $26,739 for unnecessary roughness for leading with his helmet and making contact with the Eagles' Corey Graham in a Week 14 game. The fine, announced by the NFL on Saturday, makes Elliott the first offensive player docked money under the league's new…

John and Little John Daly lead

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — John and Little John Daly birdied the final six-holes for a 13-under 59 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PNC Father-Son Challenge. The Dalys played the back nine in 8-under 28 in occasional rain at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Grande Lakes. Little John is 15. "It was just one of those…

North Florida rallies past Charleston Southern 68-61

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Noah Horchler and Wajid Aminu posted double-doubles and North Florida rallied in the second half to knock off Charleston Southern 68-61 on Saturday. Horchler finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season and Aminu pitched in with 13 points and 10 boards for his second.…

Johnson scores 24 points to lead No. 19 Kentucky past Utah

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Freshman Keldon Johnson scored 24 points, including five 3-pointers in the first half, and No. 19 Kentucky beat Utah 88-61 on Saturday. Johnson made a career-high six shots from long range on seven attempts as Kentucky made a season-high 12 3-pointers. Tyler Herro scored 17 points, Reid Travis added 16 and…