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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — There’s a great college football matchup this afternoon as top-ranked Mississippi State plays at No. 4 Alabama. The Bulldogs enter the game 9-0 while the Crimson Tide are 8-1.

UNDATED (AP) — There are two games being played in men’s Top-25 basketball today. The fourth-ranked Duke Blue Devils are home this evening to Fairfield while No. 24 Michigan is home to Hillsdale this afternoon.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies are off to a good start this season with wins in eight of their first nine games. This evening they are playing host to the 3-6 Detroit Pistons.

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (AP) — The third round of the season-ending PGA Tour event in Mexico is underway. The leader after two rounds was Michael Putnam at 12-under-par. He finished the first 36 holes with a one-shot lead over Jason Bohn and Shawn Stefani.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christina Kim is looking to get back in the winner’s circle on the LPGA Tour. The last of her two titles came in 2005. The 30-year-old starts today’s third round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational in front by one shot. She stood 10-under at the end of play yesterday with Paula Creamer (KREE’-mur) one shot back.