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ENNIS, Texas (AP) — Billy Torrence won the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at his home track Sunday for his second Top Fuel victory of the playoffs.

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LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Just because Kyle Shanahan didn't join his 49ers players mud-sliding in celebration after shutting out the Redskins didn't mean he enjoyed beating his old team any less.

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MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The lawn in front of Milton High School looks big enough for a football field and provides a grand welcome mat to a building that would fit right in on the campus of a prestigious college, with its colonnade leading to an entrance of glass doors and tall windows.

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Atlanta guard Kevin Huerter saw gimmick defenses throughout high school and college. Box-and-ones, triangle-and-twos and variations thereof, they weren't exactly uncommon for opponents to try.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenan Christon only got in the game because the first three tailbacks on Southern California's depth chart were all hurt and the fourth-stringer had just fumbled.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd McLellan was beginning to worry about his Los Angeles Kings doing the right things but not getting the desired results for their hard work. The first-year coach can breathe a little easier now.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Juwan Washington and Chase Jasmin each ran for a touchdown, Kaegun Williams had a 95-yard kickoff return for a score, and San Diego State beat San Jose State 27-17 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the 10th consecutive season.

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ENNIS, Texas (AP) — John Force and daughter Brittany raced to the No. 1 qualifying spots in AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, with their Friday night runs holding up through two more rounds Saturday at Texas Motorplex.

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BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Having seen his team dominate California all game, Oregon State coach Jonathan Smith felt it was appropriate that linebacker Hamilcar Rashed Jr. put an emphatic stamp on the day with with a game-ending sack.

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It’s not often a loss can give a team confidence. But that is what Hillsdale head football coach Mike Parodi believed happened following last week’s 27-13 loss to Half Moon Bay.

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The College of San Mateo heads into the National-Bay 6 Conference opener at 5 p.m. Saturday in Santa Rosa with a perfect 5-0 record and the No. 1 ranking in the state.

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The Peninsula Athletic League has hashed out its girls’ golf postseason qualifiers, with Menlo-Atherton and Carlmont advancing to the Central Coast Section team playoffs Oct. 29 at the Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey.

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For all the talent Menlo-Atherton has fielded on the gridiron in recent years, there is one thing the team does better than anything else — compete.

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TOKYO (AP) — Before each match, Michael Leitch and his Japan squad have left the field in a battle-like formation after their warmup, each man in widening ranks behind the captain and with his right hand gripping the shoulder of the teammate in front.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When Carter Rowney's short-handed goal sailed into the Carolina net, the Anaheim Ducks had scored nine consecutive goals across two games against two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.

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BOSTON (AP) — Dominick Reyes remained undefeated in 12 fights, stopping former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman by technical knockout in the first round Friday night at UFC Fight Night at the TD Garden.

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ENNIS, Texas (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals playoff event with the fastest speed of his career, and daughter Brittany Force led the Top Fuel racers.

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Matt Every was suspended for 12 weeks Friday for what the PGA Tour said was a violation of its conduct policy on drugs of abuse. Every said it was legal prescription for cannabis to treat mental health.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story Oct. 16 about the auction of the bat Babe Ruth used to hit his 500th home run, The Associated Press, relying on information from SCP Auctions, erroneously reported that Mel Ott was the second player to reach the 500-homer plateau. Boston's Jimmie Foxx did so on …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When Tennessee drafted defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons at No. 19 overall last spring, it seemed a smart move that wouldn't pay off for the Titans until 2020.

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — When Darren Waller signed a multiyear contract extension worth a reported $9 million a season, he couldn't help but reflect on the journey he's been on since signing a deal in that same office a year ago to join the Oakland Raiders from Baltimore's practice squad.