- Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Brian Hoyer barely held on to the starting job.
- Kent State starting center dies at 21
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday.
- Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer
BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
- Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd
NEW YORK (AP) — Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
- Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Joe Torre and more than 160 baseball employees poured ice water over their heads outside the league's Manhattan headquarters Wednesday to raise money for ALS.
- Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes.
- PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Eight extra point kicks from the longer distance — usually 33 yards — were missed during the NFL's experiment in the first two weeks of the preseason.
- Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars
NEW YORK (AP) â There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head.
- MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts
NEW YORK (AP) — An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business.
- Review: Video blackouts impede baseball online
LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) — Major League Baseball shows what can be done right when it comes to making its games available on the Internet. It also underscores frustrations fans have with online sports coverage in general: The business of sports is set up to feed TV sets, and Internet viewers are an afterthought.