FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots are 2-0 after squeaking out their second narrow victory of the season. The Pats held off the New York Jets 13-10 last night despite managing just nine first downs and 234 yards total offense.
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The Texas Tech Red Raiders started their college football campaign 3-0 after upsetting 24th-ranked TCU 20-10 last night in their Big 12 opener. Freshman backup quarterback Davis Webb threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Bradley Marquez with 3:48 left for the clinching score.
UNDATED (AP)— The Pittsburgh Pirates have climbed into a tie for the NL Central lead with St. Louis after winning their fourth in a row, 3-1 over the Chicago Cubs. Meanwhile, the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cardinal 5-3, ending their five-game winning streak.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones says defensive lineman Maurice Couch has been ruled ineligible for Saturday’s game against second-ranked Oregon. Tennessee is investigating allegations Couch was one of five Southeastern Conference players to receive improper benefits.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker (SNEH’-deh-kur) takes a one-shot lead over Zach Johnson into today’s second round of the BMW Championship outside Chicago. Snedeker fired an 8-under 63 yesterday with Tiger Woods in a group tied for third after his first-round 66.