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Auburn's Cam Newton reacts after a touchdown during the first half of the BCS National Championship game against Oregon Monday in Glendale, Ariz. Newton led the Tigers to their first national championship since 1957. Associated Press

Newton, Auburn win crown


GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Auburn running back Michael Dyer never heard any whistle, so he just kept running -- past the tackler who thought he had him down and deep into Oregon territory.

Dyer broke stride, then took off on a once-in-a-lifetime run in the final minutes, setting up a field goal on the last play that led No. 1 Auburn over the No. 2 Ducks 22-19 in the BCS championship game Monday night.

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