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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1. Manager Ned Yost overhauled his batting order and got immediate results. The Royals scored seven runs for the first time since Aug. 19, a span of 22 games.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Kelyn Rowe and Lee Nguyen scored back-to-back in a 2-minute span to help the New England Revolution rally for a 2-1 over the Montreal Impact last night. Nguyen scored the second goal on a short chip shot in the 25th minute to give the Revolution the lead for good. Charlie Davies flicked a header forward off Jermane Jones' chip to set up Nguyen's 13th goal of the season.

BOSTON (AP) - Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy rushed for 191 yards, breaking free for a 66-yard touchdown with 3:30 to play last night as Boston College beat No. 9 Southern California 37-31 - the Eagles' first victory over a top 10 team in a decade. Jon Hilliman ran for 89 yards and two touchdowns.

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston College Eagles are honoring a victim of the September 11th attacks by wearing special uniforms with red bandanna trim for their game against Southern California. Former Boston College lacrosse player Welles Crowther was credited with saving at least a dozen people in the south tower of the World Trade Center. He died when the building collapsed after he went back to try to save others. Crowther was identified by those he saved by the red bandanna he always wore.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Kevin Hogan threw for 216 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 15 Stanford rebounded from a loss to Southern California with a 35-0 win over Army yesterday. Devon Cajuste caught a career-high three touchdowns and finished with 52 yards receiving, and Ty Montgomery had two TDs to help the Cardinal overcome a sluggish start on offense.

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Sean Goldrich passed for a career-high 422 yards and four touchdowns to lead New Hampshire to a 45-27 win over Lehigh yesterday. Goldrich completed 27 of 40 attempts, with Harold Spears making seven catches for 138 yards, both career highs, and a touchdown. R.J. Harris had six catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns to help the Wildcats win their 10th straight home opener.

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) - Stacey Bedell raced 72 yards for a touchdown midway through the first quarter as Stony Brook ran past Division II American International 20-3 yesterday. The win allowed the Seawolves (1-2) to break into the win column after losses to Bryant and Connecticut to start the season.

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Grant Hedrick threw two touchdowns to Matt Miller and caught one from the senior receiver on a trick play as Boise State beat UConn 38-21 yesterday. Boise State also got two touchdowns from its defense, which held UConn to 48 yards rushing and sacked the Huskies quarterbacks eight times.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ralph Webb scored on a 4-yard run with 1:08 remaining to give Vanderbilt a come-from-behind 34-31 win over Massachusetts yesterday. The winning score was set up on a 36-yard completion from Patton Robinette to C.J. Duncan. Vanderbilt trailed by as many as 11 in the second half and scored 14 unanswered points in the final quarter to earn the win.

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Peter Pujals threw two TD passes yesterday and the Holy Cross defense made a key fourth-quarter stand to beat CCSU 20-7. The Blue Devils had the ball on the Crusaders' 6-yard line to start the fourth quarter but were pushed back, then missed a 24-yard field goal try.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Dalton Easton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Chad Ward late in the fourth quarter and Bryant edged past Maine 13-10 yesterday. Easton threw a 41-yard pass to Ward to start a four play, 74-yard drive that would end with the Bulldogs' first touchdown - and first lead - with 2:04 left to play.

NEW YORK (AP) - Chase Edmonds set a school record for freshman with 231 yards, scoring four touchdowns in the process, as Fordham beat Rhode Island 54-7 yesterday. Edmonds scored on runs of 16 and 10 yards in the first quarter, which propelled Fordham to a 17-0 lead at the half. In a 30-point third quarter, he had TD runs of 87 and 41 yards. The quarter also included a safety and a defensive score.

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) - RJ Noel threw two touchdown passes and ran for 131 yards to lead Sacred Heart to a 44-14 victory over Division II Assumption on a rainy Saturday night. Noel threw both his TD passes for the first scores of the game, one to Moses Webb for 32 yards and another to Tyler Dube for 3. Sacred Heart jumped to a 14-0 lead with 5:35 left in the first quarter. Sean Bell added two touchdowns on 18- and 1-yard runs, and finished with 79 yards on 17 carries.



Boston (J.Kelly 1-2) at Kansas City (J.Vargas 11-8), 2:10 p.m.


New England at Minnesota, 1 p.m.

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