Last year an administrative blunder over a player's eligibility and the resulting forfeiture cost the team two games and a share of the conference tide. The mistakes have angered many in the economically depressed town, which one city council member has described to the Newark Star-Ledger as "Sarajevo-by-the-Sea."
CHEYNEY, Pa.—Ameer Hayes threw for 352 yards and three touchdowns as Cheyney ended a Division II-record 52-game winless streak with a 40-13 rout of Mansfield.
Cheyney (1-8), which had lost 39 in a row since playing to a tie three years ago, ended the streak with a 34-point second half. The Wolves last won in 1993, against Kutztown.
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Sergio Paese of Brazil was fined $10,000 and suspended from Indy Lights competition for kicking another driver at California Speedway.
SACRAMENTO—Eastern Washington's Bashir Levingston ran back three kickoffs for touchdowns—an NCAA Division I-AA game and season record—and set three other single-game records in a 31-25 victory over Sacramento State. The others: kickoff return yards, average return yardage and total return yardage. After Sacramento State took a 25-23 lead with 7:29 remaining, Levingston returned the ensuing kick-off 92 yards for the game-winning score.
ATLANTIC CITY—Before all eyes turned to the Prince Naseem Hamed-Wayne McCullough main event, Vuyani Bungu (left) nosed out Danny Romero to retain his IBF junior featherweight title.