Buffalo dealt visiting Pittsburgh its second straight loss, 26-15, on Sunday night after the Steelers had started 11-0. … Denver topped the Carolina Panthers, 32-27, in Charlotte. … In college basketball on Sunday, No. 11 West Virginia topped No. 19 Richmond, 87-71, at WVU Coliseum. … No. 8 Creighton (4-1) hosts Marquette (4-2) tonight (Fox Sports 1, 9 p.m.). … Auburn fired football coach Gus Malzahn, who was 68-34 over eight seasons. Kevin Steele will serve as interim coach. … Arizona dismissed Kevin Sumlin as coach after a 70-7 setback from Arizona State extended the Wildcats’ losing streak to 12 games. … The Los Angeles Lakers downed the LA Clippers, 131-106, in an exhibition game on Sunday night. The defending NBA champs played without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. … Baltimore (7-5) visits Cleveland (9-3) in the Monday Night Football matchup (ESPN, 8:15 p.m.).