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Stage set for another thriller between Ohio St, Penn St

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 4 Ohio State at No. 9 Penn State The highest-scoring teams in the nation meet Saturday night in State College, Pennsylvania, and the winner will gain the inside track in the Big Ten ...

Haskins’ profile on the rise with another big game on tap

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins Jr. got a phone call from coach Urban Meyer on Saturday night, hours after the quarterback bullied Tulane in a performance that turned up the volume of talk about his potential Heisman Trophy candidacy. Meyer wanted to ...

Pick(ed) 6: Browns name rookie Baker Mayfield starting QB

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's heard all about the Browns' quarterback misery, the horrid history of failures and flops since 1999. From Tim Couch to Jeff Garcia to Derek Anderson to Johnny Manziel and so many others, 29 quarterbacks have started in ...

No LeBron, no spotlight: Cavaliers start anew without star

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — As the Cavaliers wandered around posing for silly photographs, reading radio promotions and doing interviews, everything felt different. This media day was nothing like the past four. Cleveland heads into the season with very little ...

Bengals run defense stumbles in 31-21 loss to Panthers

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals had limited their first two opponents to 141 rushing yards. That made what happened in their third game all the more surprising. Christian McCaffrey ran for a career-best 184 yards and the Panthers piled up 230 ...

Brantley single in 11th lifts Indians over Red Sox 5-4

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley kept his cool and delivered for the Cleveland Indians. Brantley singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and Cleveland beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to delay Boston's bid for a club-record 106th victory and ...

No. 4 Ohio State routs Tulane in Meyer’s return to sideline

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State gift-wrapped a blowout for Urban Meyer in his return to the sideline, making sure the coach didn't have to get too stressed or too mad at anybody and didn't have to make any monumental decisions. The No. 4 Buckeyes played ...

Galloway hits walk-off double in 10th, Marlins beat Reds 1-0

MIAMI (AP) — After 11 seasons in the minors, Isaac Galloway is cherishing every moment of his young big league career. Galloway smacked an opposite-field double in the 10th inning to score Brian Anderson and give the Miami Marlins a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday ...

Iowa State holds off Akron 26-13

By LUKE MEREDITH, AP Sports Writer AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State finally broke into the win column in 2018, relying on defense and its kicker to carry an underwhelming and, at times, uninspired offense. Zeb Noland threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, David Montgomery had 107 yards rushing ...

Cullen powers Penguins past Blue Jackets

By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Cullen scored two goals and had an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-3 preseason win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday. Zach Trotman, Garrett Wilson, Adam Johnson, Juuso Riikola and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh. ...