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Fri. Sep. 19 7:48 pm

Sports

ATLANTA - Devin Hester high-stepped to an NFL record with his 20th career touchdown return, Matt Ryan threw three scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons beat Tampa Bay 56-14 in their NFC South matchup.

South Carolina takes on a young Vanderbilt team in its first road game of the season.

ATHENS, Ga. - The last year Troy lost its first three games, Herschel Walker was running toward the Heisman Trophy at Georgia ub 1982.

Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech arrive at their Atlantic Coast Conference openers in search of offensive consistency, and knowing their most important game remaining might be the one today.

Georgia Southern plays its Sun Belt Conference opener on the road against South Alabama.

For Paine football coach Greg Ruffin, today's game against Lane is important, but not because the Lions are playing his alma mater.

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Falcons' Devin Hester who holds the NFL record for most return touchdowns all by himself, breaking his No. 1 mentor's record.

NEW YORK - Roger Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference announcing new personal conduct policies, his first public statements in more than a week about player conduct issues.

ATLANTA - Devin Hester high-stepped to an NFL record with his 20th career touchdown return, Matt Ryan threw three scoring passes and the Atlanta Falcons beat Tampa Bay 56-14 in their NFC South matchup.

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night.

In Rome, Ga., Augusta's Scott Parel cooled off, but he still leads the Hopkins Tour's Stonebridge Classic.

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