The Snell Watch: Tracking Benny Snell's pursuit of UK's all-time rushing record

Kentucky Wildcats junior running back Benny Snell entered the 2018 season needing to rush for 1,412 yards to pass Sonny Collins (3,835 yards from 1972-75) as UK’s all-time leading rusher. Over a 12-game schedule, Snell entered the season needing to average 117.7 yards a game to break the record. If UK advances to a bowl …

Manatee was a big underdog in playoff opener. Here's how the Canes pulled off

Manatee High quarterback Anthony Squitieri found Osceola’s pass defense largely to his liking Friday night, throwing for 174 yards and two touchdowns to help the Hurricanes stun second-seeded Kissimmee Osceola 28-17 in a Class 8A-Region 2 quarterfinal. Seventh-seeded Manatee (7-4) will face No. 3 Sarasota Riverview, a 41-22 winner over Port St. Lucie Treasure Coast, …

Rep. Buchanan wins re-election to US House seat in one of his closest races yet

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan defeated David Shapiro to keep his seat representing Florida’s 16th Congressional District. Tuesday night’s results have been a long time coming, as the candidates started going head to head before Shapiro had even won the Democratic nomination in August. The Republican congressman admitted that his contest against Shapiro was the toughest …

The Latest: 1st results reject New Caledonia's independence

The Latest on New Caledonia’s independence referendum (all times local): 9:30 p.m. New Caledonian voters are supporting the “Non” vote against independence from France with more than half the votes now counted in the referendum on its future. The office of the French High Commissioner for the South Pacific territory says the “Non” camp against …

Tate's 5 TD passes lead Arizona to 42-34 win over Colorado

Khalil Tate threw for career-high 350 yards and five touchdowns after setting an FBS rushing record against Colorado a year ago, lifting Arizona to a 42-34 victory over the Buffaloes Friday night. Arizona (5-5, 4-3 Pac-12) struggled early while falling into a 10-0 hole, then scored on its next eight possessions. Tate orchestrated the rally. …

Possible explosives sent to Obamas, Clintons, while another forces CNN to evacuate

Suspicious packages addressed to former President Barack Obama, former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz were intercepted Wednesday, while two others forced CNN and The San Diego Union-Tribune to evacuate offices. The news came after a suspicious package was sent to the home of billionaire George Soros on Monday. Journalists …