BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Saturday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EDT:

- TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - No. 2 Alabama hosts No. 15 Mississippi, which has lost the past 12 meetings on the road but already ended a decade-long losing streak in the series last season.

- SOUTH BEND, Ind. - DeShone Kizer will make his first start at quarterback for No. 8 Notre Dame when the Fighting Irish faces No. 14 Georgia Tech.

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- PASADENA, Calif. - Two promising freshman quarterbacks square off when Josh Rosen leads No. 10 UCLA against 19th-ranked BYU, which won its first two games on Tanner Mangum's late touchdown passes.

- Key matchups in the SEC West, along with big games for BYU and Notre Dame, could have major playoff implications.

- LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Jason Day takes a five-shot lead into the third round of the BMW Championship. By Jim Litke. About 700 words, photos. UPCOMING by 7 p.m.

- NEW YORK - Noah Syndergaard starts for the New York Mets following their 5-1 win in the Subway Series opener and Michael Pineda for the Yankees.

- LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw starts for the Los Angeles Dodgers against Francisco Liriano of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

- ST. LEON-ROT, Germany - Charley Hull and Suzann Pettersen recovered from 4 down to win 1 up against Americans Paula Creamer and Morgan Pressel, helping Europe to a commanding 8-4 lead in the Solheim Cup.

- SINGAPORE - Proposals to introduce a cost cap on supply of engines and a ban on wind tunnels have run into opposition from Formula One teams.

- RICHMOND, Va. - Taylor Phinney was beginning to take his place as the face of American cycling when he a devastating crash nearly ended his career.