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Sub-state basketball pairings -2/26/2015, 10:37 AM

3-2-1A wrestling -- Younger part of youth movement for Railers -2/26/2015, 10:48 AM

Big 12 reprimands K-State after court-storming -2/26/2015, 10:53 AM

Hays High's top four headed to Salina -2/26/2015, 10:36 AM

3-2-1A wrestling -- HDN area state qualifiers -2/26/2015, 10:48 AM

3-2-1A wrestling -- Porsch seeks a repeat in state finale -2/26/2015, 10:49 AM

3-2-1A wrestling -- Freshman Hutchinson leads young group of Redmen -2/26/2015, 10:49 AM

3-2-1A wrestling -- Norton steps up again to have shot at 3-2-1A state crown -2/26/2015, 10:50 AM

Shockers fight past Indiana State, set up big Saturday -2/26/2015, 10:27 AM

Rhoades back at state -- this time in 4A -2/26/2015, 10:36 AM

TMP survives Plainville -2/25/2015, 11:26 AM

K-State issues apology -2/25/2015, 10:22 AM

HHS swept at Dodge -2/25/2015, 10:22 AM

Tuesday's area prep basketball boxscores -2/25/2015, 10:21 AM

Royals still hoping for Starling to break out -2/24/2015, 10:22 AM

Penske revels in Logano's victory at Daytona 500 -2/24/2015, 10:22 AM

Wildcat's win throws a roadblock at Jayhawks -2/24/2015, 10:22 AM

KBCA prep basketball rankings, Feb. 23 -2/24/2015, 10:22 AM

Wildcats get it done -2/24/2015, 10:22 AM

No-name Hahn wins Northern Trust Open -2/23/2015, 10:24 AM

FHSU softball splits on Sunday in Minnesota -2/23/2015, 10:15 AM

Logano wins first Daytona 500 -2/23/2015, 10:15 AM

Lutz: VanVleet has another day to remember -2/23/2015, 10:14 AM

VanVleet takes Wichita State's assists title in win -2/23/2015, 10:14 AM

'Cats seek confidence before game with KU -2/23/2015, 10:14 AM

Perry Ellis, No. 8 Kansas rebound from loss, beat TCU -2/22/2015, 12:47 PM

Baylor drills K-State -2/22/2015, 12:48 PM

Monarch girls run away from Stockton -2/22/2015, 12:38 PM

TMP wins physical game at Stockton -2/22/2015, 12:39 PM

Mathews all-state for HHS -2/22/2015, 12:48 PM

HHS wins at Garden, jumps back into WAC race -2/22/2015, 12:41 PM

Wrestling roundup -- Hays High sends four to 4A state -2/22/2015, 8:19 PM

Victoria puts together complete game in win at Ness City -2/22/2015, 12:40 PM

HHS girls fall down early, lose at Garden -2/22/2015, 12:39 PM

Earnhardt Jr. makes Duel history, Patrick qualifies -2/20/2015, 10:19 AM

HHS sends relays to state -2/20/2015, 10:19 AM

Tiger baseball takes two from UCM -2/20/2015, 10:19 AM

Gene Stephenson says he's filed his own appeal -2/19/2015, 10:13 AM

TCU takes out K-State -2/19/2015, 10:13 AM

Bohuslavsky keys win for Tiger women -2/19/2015, 10:59 AM

Tiger men rally for MIAA win -2/19/2015, 10:13 AM

Tiger women No. 1 in Central Region -2/18/2015, 5:04 PM

Tuesday's area prep basketball boxscores -2/18/2015, 11:22 AM

Barton's Hensley named Player of the Week -2/18/2015, 10:24 AM

TMP boys win, girls fall in Great Bend -2/18/2015, 10:24 AM

K-State hopes to build some momentum at TCU -2/18/2015, 10:24 AM

Two in a row for HHS girls -2/18/2015, 10:47 AM

Hot early, HHS boys get win at Abilene -2/18/2015, 10:47 AM

All is possible at Daytona -2/17/2015, 10:27 AM

WVU tops Jayhawks in wild finish -2/17/2015, 10:27 AM

Chiefs can find impact receiver in NFL draft -2/17/2015, 10:27 AM

Chargers set sights on LA, push San Diego officials for action on stadium -2/17/2015, 10:27 AM

Defense a constant for Shockers -2/17/2015, 10:26 AM

FHSU, UCM series moved to Hays -2/16/2015, 10:55 AM

KU prepares for full-court press -2/16/2015, 10:17 AM

Foster lifts Kansas State past Oklahoma on Saturday -2/16/2015, 10:16 AM

Three Tigers crowned MIAA champs -2/16/2015, 10:16 AM

Bowyer, after crash, slams qualifying format -2/16/2015, 10:16 AM

Phillipsburg girls knock off TMP at the buzzer -2/15/2015, 7:54 PM

Hays High girls snap losing skid -2/15/2015, 2:21 PM

Hays High stunned by Liberal at the buzzer -2/15/2015, 7:54 PM

Tiger women's streak halted at Pitt State -2/15/2015, 10:26 AM

Tiger softball 1-3 to start season -2/15/2015, 7:54 PM

Tiger men fall at Pitt -2/15/2015, 7:54 PM

Tigers drop to 0-2 with losses to Mines, Regis -2/15/2015, 1:10 AM

KU coach kicks off tour in Hays -2/13/2015, 11:10 AM

K-State guard Johnson laughs off hecklers at W. Virginia -2/13/2015, 10:13 AM

The Tigers' do-it-all Shaw -2/13/2015, 11:10 AM

Samac staying on court, providing big games for Tigers -2/13/2015, 11:09 AM

Wichita State baseball players see winning as antidote to distractions -2/13/2015, 10:12 AM

Royals, Herrera agree -2/13/2015, 10:12 AM

Royals purchase contract of Derek Gordon -2/13/2015, 10:12 AM

KU's Ellis near 1,000 points -2/13/2015, 10:12 AM

Hoxies' record just a matter of time? -2/12/2015, 3:26 PM

New coach, new season for FHSU softball -2/12/2015, 11:25 AM

Tigers look for better pitching in 2015 -2/12/2015, 10:14 AM

Shox roll to win -2/12/2015, 10:04 AM

Kansas State rally again falls short at W. Virginia -2/12/2015, 10:04 AM

FHSU wrestling rolls to dual win -2/12/2015, 10:04 AM

2015 Eight-Man All-Star rosters -2/11/2015, 11:54 AM

Indiana State backcourt thrives with new characters -2/11/2015, 10:24 AM

Scott City rolls over TMP -2/11/2015, 10:24 AM

Jayhawks cruise past Texas Tech -2/11/2015, 10:24 AM

Kansas State braces for Mountaineers' full-court press -2/11/2015, 10:24 AM

Salina Central outlasts Hays High -2/11/2015, 10:24 AM

Tigers' Lehman earns seventh MIAA honor -2/9/2015, 1:56 PM

FHSU's Samac earns MIAA men's honor -2/9/2015, 1:56 PM

KBCA rankings, Feb. 9 -2/9/2015, 1:47 PM

Big day for Plainville grad Dani Winters -2/9/2015, 11:24 AM

Cowboys' Forte plays through flu -2/9/2015, 10:17 AM

At KU, Smith played on scout team -2/9/2015, 10:16 AM

North Carolina coaching icon Dean Smith dies at 83 -2/8/2015, 5:19 PM

Wichita State easily beats weakened Missouri State -2/8/2015, 4:52 PM

FHSU men hold off Hornets -2/8/2015, 8:58 PM

TMP's Rhoades third in Phillipsburg -2/8/2015, 8:58 PM

TMP girls win 13th straight -2/8/2015, 8:58 PM

Defense lifts TMP boys past Norton -2/8/2015, 8:58 PM

La Crosse boys nab big road win -2/8/2015, 8:58 PM

Hays High's Hannah Hearld will miss softball season -2/8/2015, 12:46 PM

Tiger women outlast ESU for 21st straight win -2/8/2015, 1:13 PM

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Atwood 76, St. Francis 65

Dighton 62, Oberlin 47

Hillsboro 50, Goodland 47

Lakeside 42, Lincoln 32

Minneapolis 68, Russell 35

Rock Hills 42, Natoma 37

Salina Central 62, Andover 58

Salina South 62, Sacred Heart 47

Sharon Springs 75, Leoti 38

St. John's Beloit-Tipton 57, Osborne 34

Sylvan-Lucas 61, Thunder Ridge 48

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Dighton 44, Atwood 11

Dodge City 71, Hays High 28

Hesston 51, Goodland 18

Hoisington 60, Victoria 46

Hoxie 65, St. Francis 13

Lincoln 33, Lakeside 26

Minneapolis 47, Otis-Bison 24

Osborne 59, Wilson 34

Sharon Springs 63, Oberlin 42

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Trego 56, Leoti 27

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NFL roundup -- Lions, Titans break droughts with wins

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NFL roundup -- Lions, Titans break droughts with wins

Published on -9/23/2013, 10:01 AM

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By the Associated Press

The Detroit Lions knew nothing about success in Washington. Through 21 trips to the nation's capital, they owned an 0-fer.

Until Sunday.

The Lions (2-1) ended a 21-game road losing streak against the Redskins, the second longest in NFL history. Detroit's last win away from home in the series came in 1935 against the Boston Redskins, two years before the franchise's move to Washington.

This one came as Matthew Stafford completed 25 of 42 passes for 385 yards with two touchdowns in a 27-20 triumph. Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson both had 100 yards receiving for Detroit.

"You never know how the cookie's going to crumble, and it feels good that it crumbled our way this time," Detroit cornerback Rashean Mathis said. "I wasn't a part of the past, but I am part of the future, so it feels good to give the fans something to feel good about, and we can demolish a record, our streak, that was going on for years and years and years."

Another losing string was snapped by the Titans. Tennessee had fallen nine straight times to San Diego before Jake Locker connected with rookie Justin Hunter on a 34-yard touchdown pass with 15 seconds left for a 20-17 win.

The last time the Titans beat the Chargers was 1992 when the team was still in Houston.

"We needed a win like this," said Tennessee coach Mike Munchak, who was with the franchise when it was the Oilers and last beat San Diego.

Lions 27, Redskins 20

Robert Griffin III and the defending NFC East champion Redskins fell to 0-3. Griffin completed 32 of 50 passes for 326 yards and had his fourth interception of the season, one shy of his 2012 total. The Redskins scored an offensive touchdown for the first time this season.

But they couldn't do what every previous Washington team had done against Detroit.

"The food isn't going to taste that good tonight," said cornerback DeAngelo Hall, who had a 17-yard TD on an interception. "Still trying to wrap my head around what we can do to get better."

Titans 20, Chargers 17

At Nashville, Locker ended the slide by completing seven passes to six receivers for 94 yards on the winning drive. He finished with 299 yards passing and ran for 68 yards. The Titans (2-1) outgained San Diego 452-277 yards, with Nate Washington catching eight passes for 131 yards. Chris Johnson ran 19 times for 90 yards.

San Diego (1-2) led most of the game despite having four starters out because of injuries and losing a fifth to an injured foot in the first half.

Colts 27, 49ers 7

At San Francisco, Andrew Luck beat college coach Jim Harbaugh. Trent Richardson scored a 1-yard touchdown on his first carry in his Colts debut after being acquired on Wednesday from the Browns. He was drafted two spots behind Luck at No. 3 last year.

Ahmad Bradshaw added a 1-yard TD run in the final minutes, and Adam Vinatieri kicked two field goals for Indianapolis (2-1).

It was Colin Kaepernick's first home loss at Candlestick Park as a starter. San Francisco (1-2) struggled to establish a passing game with tight end Vernon Davis sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Linebacker Aldon Smith will miss Thursday night's game at St. Louis and perhaps sit out longer, according to 49ers CEO Jed York. Smith, who played Sunday, will seek treatment following his arrest Friday for suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession. After the loss, Smith apologized and acknowledged he will get help, but didn't field questions.

Seahawks 45, Jaguars 17

At Seattle, Russell Wilson matched his career high with four touchdown passes, two each to Sidney Rice and Zach Miller. The Seahawks improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2006, beginning a stretch of four straight games against the AFC South. Seattle came in as a 19-point favorite and never gave Jacksonville (0-3) a chance.

The Seahawks forced Jacksonville into three turnovers. They sacked Chad Henne four times, and Maurice Jones-Drew, playing with an injured ankle, was limited to 43 yards on 19 carries.

Dolphins 27, Falcons 23

Ryan Tannehill's 1-yard touchdown pass to rookie Dion Sims with 38 seconds left lifted the host Dolphins (3-0). The score capped a 13-play, 75-yard drive after Atlanta's Matt Bryant missed a 35-yard field-goal attempt with 4:46 left. Jimmy Wilson intercepted Matt Ryan to seal the victory.

Miami fell behind 10-0 and 20-10 and trailed much of the game. The injury-plagued Falcons, who were one play from the Super Bowl last season, fell to 1-2. Atlanta lost despite advantages of 24-16 in first downs, 377-285 in yards and 5-0 in sacks.

Bengals 34, Packers 30

At Cincinnati, Terence Newman returned a fumble 58 yards for a touchdown with 3:47 left in a game of wild momentum swings set up by nonstop turnovers.

Each team gave it away four times. Each team returned a fumble for a touchdown; M.D. Jennings ran one back for Green Bay (1-2). The Bengals (2-1) blew a 14-point lead, and the Packers let a 16-point lead get away in the second half.

The Bengals' defense made the difference as Aaron Rodgers was 26 of 43 for 244 yards with a touchdown, but was sacked four times and threw two interceptions.

Ravens 30, Texans 9

At Baltimore, Daryl Smith had a 37-yard interception return for a TD, Tandon Doss took a punt 82 yards for another score, and the Ravens (2-1) won despite playing without Ray Rice for the first time since 2008. The three-time Pro Bowl running back was replaced by Bernard Pierce, who ran for 65 yards and a touchdown.

Houston (2-1) played much of the second half without star wide receiver Andre Johnson, who had a bruised shin.

Saints 31, Cardinals 7

At New Orleans, Drew Brees passed for three scores and ran for another. He had two TD strikes to tight end Jimmy Graham and the other to Robert Meachem.

Brees was intercepted once by New Orleans native and former LSU star Tyrann Mathieu.

The Saints (3-0) hadn't opened a season with three straight victories since 2009, when they won the franchise's only Super Bowl. They produced four sacks and two interceptions of Carson Palmer.

Arizona (1-2) had no answer for the 6-foot-7 Graham, who caught nine passes for 134 yards.

Browns 31, Vikings 27

At Minneapolis, tight end Jordan Cameron caught three touchdown passes, including the go-ahead grab with 51 seconds left. Third-stringer Brian Hoyer threw for three scores for the Browns (1-2), the latest team to torch Minnesota's depleted secondary. He overcame three interceptions to throw for 321 yards, going 30 for 54. Josh Gordon had 10 catches for 146 yards and a touchdown in his season debut.

After trading young star running back Trent Richardson and elevating Hoyer for his second career start, the Browns looked finished. But they held Adrian Peterson to 88 yards and one score on 25 rushes, used a fake punt and a fake field goal in the first half to build their lead over the Vikings (0-3).

Patriots 23, Buccaneers 3

Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Kenbrell Thompkins to lead host New England (3-0), which has yielded only 34 points this season. The Patriots held Doug Martin, who rushed for 144 yards a week earlier, to 88 yards on 20 carries.

Thompkins, an undrafted free agent, scored on plays of 16 and 5 yards.

Josh Freeman threw an interception to former Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib as the Bucs fell to 0-3.

Bears 40, Steelers 23

At Pittsburgh, Chicago's defense forced five turnovers and scored twice. Major Wright returned an interception 38 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter, and Julius Peppers picked up Ben Roethlisberger's fumble and raced 42 yards for a score in the fourth quarter for the Bears (3-0).

Roethlisberger completed 26 of 41 passes for 406 yards, and threw two touchdowns to Antonio Brown, but the Steelers fell to 0-3 for the first time since 1986.

Panthers 38, Giants 0

At Charlotte, Cam Newton threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and Carolina sacked Eli Manning seven times. It was as Tom Coughlin's worst defeat as coach of the Giants (0-3), and the largest margin of victory for Carolina (1-2).

Newton had 223 yards passing and threw two touchdown passes to Brandon LaFell and one to Ted Ginn Jr. He ran for 45 yards and his first TD of the season.

Cowboys 31, Rams 7

DeMarco Murray ran for 175 yards and a touchdown two years after torching St. Louis with a franchise record as a rookie, and Tony Romo threw for three scores. Murray had his first 100-yard game in more than a year.

The Cowboys (2-1) sacked Sam Bradford four times in the first half and had six overall after St. Louis (1-2) hadn't allowed a sack in four games, dating to last season.

DeMarcus Ware had two sacks and broke Harvey Martin's 30-year-old franchise record of 114.

Jets 27, Bills 20

Geno Smith threw two touchdown passes, including a go-ahead 69-yarder to Santonio Holmes in the fourth quarter in a sloppy game.

The Jets (2-1) overcame a team-record 20 penalties for 168 yards.

Smith slightly outplayed EJ Manuel in a matchup of the first two quarterbacks selected in the NFL draft in April. Bilal Powell ran for a career-high 149 yards for the Jets.

Buffalo is 1-2.

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