Wisconsin beats New Mexico...Oklahoma running back hurt...49ers put Dekoda Watson on IR
Sep. 08, 2018
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor ran for 253 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Wisconsin asserted its dominance after allowing a score on the game-opening drive, beating New Mexico 45-14. A.J. Taylor had 134 yards receiving and a score for the 2-0 Badgers, who won their 41st straight home nonconference game. That's the longest active streak in the FBS.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson has left today's game against UCLA after injuring his right leg. Anderson ran for 10 yards on the final play of the first quarter, then got up slowly. He limped off on his own, and trainers tended to him before he headed to the locker room. Anderson rushed for 19 yards and a touchdown on six carries before the injury.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have placed linebacker Dekoda Watson on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. Wilson was hurt in practice yesterday. He'll miss at least eight weeks before he can be activated.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jamie Murray has won his second straight U.S. Open mixed doubles title. The 32-year-old brother of former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champion Andy Murray teamed with Bethanie Mattek-Sands for the first time in the tournament. He won last year with Martina Hingis. Murray became the first man to win consecutive U.S. Open mixed doubles titles since Bob Bryan in 2003 and 2004.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alison Hughes will become the second female umpire to chair a U.S Open men's singles final. She will chair tomorrow's match between Novak Djokovic (NOH'-vak JOH'-kuh-vich) and Juan Martin del Potro (wahn mar-TEEN' dehl POHT'-roh). Hughes will be the first woman to ump a men's singles final since Eva Asderaki-Moore chaired Djokovic vs. Roger Federer in 2015. Of the five main draw finals, four will have been chaired by a female umpire this year.