More big rivalries in college football...UCF quarterback hurt...Mickelson beats Woods in TV matchup
UNDATED (AP) — Another day of college football games between longtime rivals gets started today at noon, Eastern time. No. 4 Michigan visits No. 10 Ohio State, No. 5 Georgia hosts Georgia Tech and No. Florida is at Florida State. Later in the afternoon No. 1 Alabama hosts Auburn.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Oklahoma has kept its College Football Playoff hopes alive with a 59-56 win at No. 12 West Virginia last night. Kyler Murray threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in a matchup of Heisman Trophy hopefuls. Murray finished 20 of 27 for 364 yards. West Virginia’s Will Grier threw for four touchdowns and a career-high 539 yards on 32 of 49 passing, but he lost two fumbles that were returned for TDs.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No. 8 Central Florida has extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 24 and completed a second consecutive undefeated regular season. But the Knights may have lost their quarterback in yesterday’s 38-10 rout of intrastate rival South Florida. McKenzie Milton was carted off field after injuring his right leg in the second quarter.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry wasn’t injured when two drivers hit his car on a rain-slicked freeway in Oakland yesterday. The California Highway Patrol says the Curry was driving a Porsche when the driver of a Lexus lost control and struck his car. Curry stopped in the center median, and as he waited for officers to arrive, another sedan lost control and rear-ended his Porsche. Police say there were no injuries or arrests.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Phil Mickelson has won the $9 million made-for-TV match against Tiger Woods in Las Vegas. Mickelson beat Woods in overtime on the 22nd hole, making a 4-foot birdie putt on a specially set up 93-yard, par 3 under floodlights. The pay-per-view match ended up free for many viewers because of technical problems.