North Carolina rallies past Georgia Tech

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - T.J. Logan scored on a 2-yard run with 11 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Georgia Tech 48-43 on Saturday night...

Hawks fall to Pistons in preseason game

...Brandon Jennings added 16 points and 11 assists for Detroit (4-2). Kyle Singler scored 15 points, and Josh Smith and D.J. Augustin each had 14.Jeff Teague had 16 points and 10 assists to lead the Hawks (2-3). Kyle Korver scored 15 points and...

Sims stars as Tide annihilate Aggies

...Conference) shut down the nation's No. 4 offense and dominated a game that had produced two straight thrillers.Led by Sims, T.J. Yeldon and Amari Cooper, Alabama outgained the Aggies 602-172. Texas A&M (5-3, 2-3) has lost its past three games...

Money really does grow on trees in New England, where leaf peepers pump millions into states

...money spent on restaurant meals."We were hit pretty hard and hotel rooms and meal taxes were off" during the recession, said J. Gregory Gerdel, the chief of research for Vermont's tourism division.In Maine, spending is up about $92 million since...

No. 2 Seminoles outlast No. 5 Irish in wild finish

...Christian (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) beat Oklahoma State (5-2, 3-1). NO. 13 OHIO STATE 56, RUTGERS 17In Columbus, Ohio, J.T. Barrett completed his first nine passes, ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns and threw for three more scores as Ohio State...

Florida State's schedule is on its side

...Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, N.C. State's Jacoby Brissett, Clemson freshman Deshaun Watson and Oklahoma State's J.W. Walsh. The 'Noles have three wins by less than a touchdown.But Florida State finds ways to win and still has the reigning...

Alabama loosens up

...biggest offensive stars had big games. Blake Sims passed for 268 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for a 43-yard score.T.J. Yeldon ran for 114 yards and caught three passes for 45 yards. Amari Cooper produced two touchdowns and 140 yards on eight...

Washington Capitals top Florida Panthers in shootout

...saves for his sixth career shutout while Bernier stopped 31 in his third loss of the season.SHARKS 4, DEVILS 2In Newark, N.J., Logan Couture had a goal and two assists and Antti Niemi made 35 saves as San Jose kept up its strong start to the season...

Australian wins Booker Prize with wartime novel

...Flanagan and three novels by British writers ? Ali Smith's dual-narrative story How to Be Both, Howard Jacobson's dystopian J and Neel Mukherjee's Calcutta-set The Lives of Others.Winning the Booker guarantees a boost in profile and sales, and can...

St. Louis museum happily goes to the dogs

ST. LOUIS - Exhibits include dog paintings, dog sculptures and displays about famous dogs. But what really makes this St. Louis museum unique is the visitors: Dogs are welcome.