Sunday, October 23
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Minnesota at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
New England at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m.
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
Philadelphia, Pittsburgh idle
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER
New York at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Penn State's Grant Haley returned a blocked field goal 60 yards for a touchdown with 4:27 left in the fourth quarter and the Nittany Lions upset second-ranked Ohio State 24-21 last night. Penn State's defense closed out the win -- the biggest for the team since James Franklin took over as coach -- by sacking J.T. Barrett twice.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins scored a goal early but fell to the Predators in Nashville last night, 5-1. Scott Wilson scored in the first period for Pittsburgh but Marc-Andre Fleury gave up five goals on 23 shots through the first two periods with Mike Condon coming in for the third and stopping 7 shots.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jakub Voracek scored twice as the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Carolina Hurricanes last night. Wayne Simmonds and Shayne Gostisbehere each had a goal and an assist with Brandon Manning and Matt Read also scoring. Steve Mason made 27 saves and got his first win this season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New England Patriots face the Steelers in Pittsburgh today, with Landry Jones starting for the Steelers after Ben Roethlisberger injured his knee against Miami. The Patriots come into the game at 5-1, with Tom Brady starting the season sitting out the first four games for his 'Deflategate' suspension.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles this afternoon host the NFL's only still-unbeaten team, the Minnesota Vikings, with former quarterback Sam Bradford leading the team the Eagles dealt him to just before the season started. The Eagles won their first three games to start the season but have gone winless since.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Villanova's Aaron Forbes rushed for 151 yards along with two touchdowns Saturday as the Wildcats beat Albany 24-13. Villanova's defense also limited Albany's offense to 161 yards total, and collected 8 sacks.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Lehigh beat Holy Cross 46-14, with Brad Mayes passing for 287 yards and three scores. Dominick Bragalone also ran for 182 yards for Lehigh and scored a pair of touchdowns in the win. Lehigh has won six straight after starting the season with two losses.
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Sacred Heart rolled up 213 yards on the ground in beating Robert Morris yesterday, 16-10. Nate Chavious scored twice for the Pioneers. The Colonials' only lead came late in the first quarter when Blake Skuratowicz scored from a yard out.
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bucknell surged late to pull away from Lafayette yesterday, 42-17. Bucknell scored three times in the fourth quarter -- two of them by Chad Freshnock and the third by Joey DeFloria, who racked up his fourth 100-yard game with 130 yards.
SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — Wagner lost 27-17 at Bryant Saturday. Wagner kept it close through the first three quarters until Matt Sewall scored returning a kickoff. Alex Thomson threw for 230 yards and a touchdown for Wagner in the loss.