Cook terrific, Spartans beat Jacksonville St 45-7

Updated: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Connor Cook threw three touchdown passes in the first quarter - and withstood a hit to his leg that left him momentarily hobbled - to help No. 8 Michigan State to an easy 45-7 victory over Jacksonville State on Friday night.

Cook completed his first nine passes in a nearly flawless performance, but for a brief moment there was concern that the talented junior had hurt himself.

Cook made a nice throw on the run to Tony Lippett for a 64-yard touchdown to open the scoring, but he had to be helped off the field after the play. Jacksonville State's Folo Johnson had come diving in and hit Cook around the left knee.

Cook was able to come back for Michigan State's next drive. He finished 12 of 13 for 285 yards before sitting out the second half.

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October 23, 2014 07:08 GMT

WORLD SERIES - BEST OF SEVEN

Wednesday's Score

World Series Game 2

Kansas City Royals 7, San Francisco 2 (Series tied 1-1)

Thursday's Schedule

No Game Scheduled

Friday's Schedule

World Series - Game 3

Kansas City (Guthrie 13-11) at San Francisco (Hudson 9-13), 8:07 p.m. (

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Wednesday's Scores

No Games Scheduled

Thursday's Schedule

San Diego at Denver, 8:25 p.m.

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Wednesday's Scores

Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 3

Edmonton 3, Washington 2

Anaheim 4, Buffalo 1

Toronto at Ottawa, ppd.

Thursday's Schedule

N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 7 p.m.

Pittsburgh at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Vancouver at St. Louis, 8 p.m.

Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m.

Arizona at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Carolina at Calgary, 9 p.m.

Buffalo at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.

Columbus at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION - PRESEASON

Wednesday's Scores

Houston 90, Orlando 89

Boston 100, Brooklyn 86

New York 103, Washington 100

Memphis 96, Cleveland 92

Minnesota 110, Milwaukee 91

Atlanta 117, San Antonio 107

L.A. Lakers 94, Portland 86

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

Thursday's Schedule

Indiana at Charlotte, 7 p.m.

Philadelphia at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.

Dallas vs. New Orleans at Bossier City, LA, 8 p.m.

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