MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - Dom Shoffner threw for a touchdown and ran for two more scores, Kendi Young had 160 yards rushing and a TD on just eight carries and Eastern Illinois beat Murray State 35-21.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stuart Fairchild homered and Luis Cessa tossed five shutout innings to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals and Albert Pujols.
(SIU Athletics) - Few outsiders gave Southern Illinois a chance. The odds were stacked against an 0-2 FCS team, down two starters on its offensive line, and facing Big Ten Northwestern on the road.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - George Holani accounted for 157 yards of offense and two touchdowns, Hank Bachmeier threw for a pair of scores, and Boise State defeated UT Martin 30-7.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - John Paddock threw for three touchdowns and Ball State beat Murray State 31-0 for the Cardinals' first win of the season and their first shutout in 14 years.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols has hit his 697th home run and moved past Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the career list, connecting Sunday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
CHICAGO (AP) - Justin Fields threw for two second-half touchdowns, Eddie Jackson set up a TD with an interception and the Chicago Bears gave Matt Eberflus a win in his head coaching debut, beating the San Francisco 49ers 19-10 on a rain-soaked afternoon.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Daniel Jones hit Chris Myarick for a 1-yard touchdown pass, then found Saquon Barkley on a shovel pass for the 2-point conversion with 1:06 left, giving the New York Giants a 21-20 win over the Tennessee Titans.
Murray State quarterback DJ Williams' presence was sorely missed on Saturday in the Racers' first game since his injury.
Murray State struggled to sustain drives under new starter Lucas Maue, falling to Jacksonville State 34-3. The Racers are now 0-2 to start the season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 696th home run, tying Alex Rodriguez for fourth place on the career list, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Paxton DeLaurent threw for 332 yards and four touchdowns to lead Southeast Missouri State to a 34-31 victory over Southern Illinois.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - No. 20 Kentucky intercepted Anthony Richardson twice, Keidron Smith returned one of those interception 65 yards for a touchdown, and the Wildcats toppled 12th-ranked Florida 26-16 in the Swamp.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jack Flaherty pitched five effective innings for St. Louis in his first big league game since late June, but the NL Central-leading Cardinals had their four-game winning streak stopped in a 6-0 loss to Joey Meneses and the Washington Nationals.
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Erik Jones took the lead when Kyle Busch's engine blew up, then pulled away from Denny Hamlin after a final restart 20 laps from the end to win the opening NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Darlington Raceway on Sunday night.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Albert Pujols hit his 695th career home run in the eighth inning and Miles Mikolas tossed eight scoreless innings to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-0.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Barion Brown returned the second-half kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown, Keidron Smith's fumble return less than a minute later set up another score and No. 20 Kentucky pulled away to beat Miami (Ohio) 37-13 on Saturday night in the opener for both teams.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt hit his 34th homer, and the surging St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 for their third straight victory.
(SEMO Athletics) - Paxton DeLaurent threw for 222 yards and one touchdown and ran for 74 yards as Southeast Missouri (0-1) dropped a 42-10 decision to Big 12 Conference member Iowa State (1-0) Saturday afternoon in the season-opener for both teams.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Christian Yelich and Kolten Wong each homered for the second straight game and 2020 first-round draft pick Garrett Mitchell drove in two runs with the first hit of his big league career, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 9-7.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Chase Brown scored three touchdowns and rushed for 151 yards and Tommy DeVito completed 27 of 37 passes for 192 yards and two touchdowns in his debut as Illinois breezed past Wyoming 38-6 in a season-opener.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Austin Reed threw four touchdown passes in his Western Kentucky debut and the Hilltoppers defeated Austin Peay 38-27 in a season-opener.
CHICAGO (AP) - Keston Hiura homered twice and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-2 to salvage the finale of their weekend series.
PHOENIX (AP) - Nolan Arenado hit a two-run single in the seventh inning and finished with three RBIs, helping the St. Louis Cardinals stretch their winning streak to seven games with a 6-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
CHICAGO (AP) - Willson Contreras hit an RBI single to cap a two-run rally in the 11th inning and the Chicago Cubs kept coming back, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 for their fifth straight win.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Jose Barrero hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Cincinnati's three-run fifth inning, and the Reds stopped a five-game slide with an 8-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Albert Pujols homered twice and Miles Mikolas tossed eight effective innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3.
LEDBETTER, Ky. - Murray State's Kamaren Cunningham shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead in the first round of the West Kentucky Open.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carlos Rodon struck out 10 over seven dominant innings amid speculation he could be traded, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Paul DeJong homered for the second straight day after ending a minor league demotion, Andre Pallante pitched into the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-0.
CALVERT CITY, Ky. - It's been almost two years since Lyon County native Cullan Brown passed away.
Brown was a former state champion and golfer at the university of Kentucky.
He passed in 2020 after a battle with cancer. But even after his death, he's still making an impact.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Willson Contreras hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning to drive in his third run of the game, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a five-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5.
CHICAGO (AP) - Ian Anderson pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning, Matt Olson hit three doubles and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0.
BOSTON (AP) - Nick Pivetta pitched seven dominant innings with 10 strikeouts, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox held off the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 to win their fifth straight series.