Hot seats not cooling for SEC coaches like Sumlin

FILE - These are file photos showing NCAA college football coaches, from left, Arkansas head coach Bret Bielema, Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn, Tennessee head coach Butch Jones and Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin. The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season with questions about their job security haven't done much to quiet them. In fact, the heat from fans has intensified. (AP Photo/File)

The Southeastern Conference coaches who entered the season facing questions about their job security haven’t done much to quiet them.

Upsets loom as conference play starts

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Alabama tight end Hale Hentges (84) celebrates with Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2), left, after Hurts scored a touchdown in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Fresno State, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Eleven ranked teams play road games against unranked conference rivals this weekend, including No. 1 Alabama against an unbeaten Vanderbilt team that is feeling pretty good about itself after knocking off Kansas State last weekend. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

This week’s college football picks by AP writer Ralph D. Russo.

Broncos’ Siemian starting to make believers

FILE - At left, in a Sept. 17, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) throws against the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL football game, in Denver. At right, in a Sept. 11, 2017, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) celebrates against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game, in Denver. Entrenching himself as the Broncos' starter, Siemian is starting to get some love from around the NFL.(AP Photo/File)

Denver’s third-year pro is tied for the league lead with six TD passes

Bernie Casey, pro FB player turned actor, dies

In this May 23, 2014 file photo, Bernie Casey appears after a performance of "The Tallest Tree in the Forest" in in Los Angeles. Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned poet, painter and actor known for parts in films such as “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” has died. He was 78.

LaMotta, immortalized in ‘Raging Bull,’ dies at 95

In this June 18, 1949, file photo, newly crowned World Middleweight Boxing Champion Jake LaMotta, accompanied by his wife Vicky, arrives at Grand Central Terminal in New York after defeating Marcel Cerdan in Detroit on June 16. LaMotta, whose life was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at a Miami-area hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 95. (AP Photo/File)

MIAMI (AP) — Jake LaMotta, the former middleweight champion whose life in and out of the ring was depicted in the film “Raging Bull,” for which Robert DeNiro won an Academy Award, has died, his fiancee said Wednesday. He was 95.

Rockies lose early lead, fall to Giants 4-3

San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik, left, throws to first base after forcing out Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon at second base on a double play hit into by DJ LeMahieu during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez could have let the ball drop and watched Hunter Pence end the game with a hit. Instead, with the Rockies playing five infielders, Gonzalez ran down a difficult fly ball in center field and Pence had a sacrifice fly.

Brickley leads Panthers to win over Predators

Florida Panthers center Nick Bjugstad (27) checks Nashville Predators defenseman Alexandre Carrier (45) into the boards during the third period of the second game in an NHL hockey preseason doubleheader Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connor Brickley had two goals and an assist, helping the Florida Panthers beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 in a preseason split-squad game on Tuesday night.

Pages

ADVERTISEMENT

Subscribe to