Oklahoma withstands Iowa State for 34-24 win

Baker Mayfield threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns, and the 12th-ranked Oklahoma football team held off Iowa State 34-24 on Thursday night in Ames, Iowa, for its sixth straight victory.

Dede Westbrook caught seven passes for 131 yards and a score for the Sooners (7-2, 6-0 Big 12). They beat the Cyclones (1-8, 0-6) for the 18th time in a row and the 74th time in 81 meetings.

Oklahoma’s defense stiffened after some early struggles, allowing just seven points in the second half.

 Florida State offensive lineman Landon Dickerson will miss the rest of the season after tearing the ACL in his right knee during practice earlier this week. Dickerson started the past seven games at right guard.


PARIS MASTERS: Marin Cilic ended a three-match losing streak against David Goffin to earn a spot at the ATP Finals.

Cilic converted his sixth match point to beat Goffin 6-3, 7-6 (9) at the indoor tournament, giving him a spot in the quarterfinals and one of the remaining two berths in the eight-man ATP Finals in London this month.

Next on his plate is top-ranked Novak Djokjovic, who rallied past Grigor Dimitrov, 4-6, 6-2, 6-3. Cilic has an 0-14 record against the Serb.

Andy Murray, who can topple Djokovic in the rankings if he wins the tournament and Djokovic does not reach the final, made the quarters with no trouble, dispatching Lucas Pouille of France, 6-3, 6-0. The Briton will next take on Tomas Berdych, who beat Gilles Simon, 6-4, 6-3.


PGA: Rod Pampling shot an 11-under 60 in the first round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas, missing a chance for 59 when he parred the final two holes.

The 47-year-old Australian had two eagles and seven birdies to match the TPC Summerlin record. He left a 22-footer short on the par-3 17th, and missed from 12 feet on the par-4 18th

Brooks Koepka and John Huh shot 62, and Billy Horschel had a 64.

EUROPEAN TOUR: South Africa’s George Coetzee birdied three of his final four holes for a 7-under 64 and a one-stroke lead in the Turkish Airlines Open at Antalya, Turkey.

Coetzee had eight birdies and one bogey at the Regnumat Carya Golf & Spa Resort.

Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen shot a 65. Spain’s Jorge Campillo had a hole-in-one on the par-3 14th and finished at 66 along with Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger, Italy’s Matteo Manassero and China’s Li Haotong.


EUROPA LEAGUE: Manchester United’s attacking problems continued as it lost to Fenerbahce 2-1 in Istanbul in the Europa League, leaving it at risk of a group-stage exit.

FIFA: The United States’ Carli Lloyd is among the 10 nominees for the women’s player of the year award. Lloyd won the award last season.


U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: Jerry Colangelo won’t seek a third term as chairman of USA Basketball, instead focusing on his role as managing director of the men’s national team program.

Colangelo said he will concentrate on the transition from Coach Mike Krzyzewski to Gregg Popovich and building the player pool for the competition cycle through the 2020 Olympics.

Colangelo is the only person to serve two terms as chairman. USA Basketball’s board of directors will elect a new chairman at its annual meeting Nov. 14.