Brooklyn is back!...Top-ranked Tide rallies past LSU
NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn made a winning return to major pro sports as the NBA Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 107-100 in the first game at Barclays Center behind 27 points from Brook Lopez. It's the first regular-season game by a major sports team in Brooklyn since the Dodgers left in 1957.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — T.J. Yeldon took a swing pass from A.J. McCarron and went 28 yards for a touchdown with 51 seconds left to give top-ranked Alabama a stunning 21-17 victory over No. 5 LSU. The win improved the Crimson Tide to 9-0 overall and 6-0 in Southeastern Conference play.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenjon Barner rushed for a school-record 321 yards and five touchdowns, Marcus Mariota threw four TD passes, and second-ranked Oregon produced another landmark offensive performance in a 62-51 victory over No. 18 Southern California. Oregon's 730 yards and 62 points were the most ever allowed by USC, which began playing football in 1888.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame's national championship hopes are alive after the Irish escaped upset-minded Pittsburgh 29-26 in a triple overtime thriller at Notre Dame Stadium. The fourth-ranked Irish are 9-0 for the first time since 1993 after Notre Dame rallied from a 14-point deficit.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Fort Larned (LAHR'-nehd), a 9-1 long shot, led all the way to win the $5 million Classic by a half-length to beat Mucho Macho Man and cap a weekend of upsets at the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita. Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. celebrated his 27th birthday with the biggest victory of his career.