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No. 13 Ohio State beats Penn State 31-24 in 2OT

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Quarterback J.T. Barrett scored twice in overtime to help No. 13 Ohio State escape with a 31-24 double-overtime victory over Penn State on Saturday night. The Buckeyes (6-1, 3-0 Big Ten) built a 17-0 lead and were cruising when Penn State defensive tackle Anyhony Zettel intercepted Barrett's pass and returned it 40 yards for a touchdown in the third...
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Big Ten week nine round-up

Nebraska 42, Rutgers 24 Big Time Player: Nebraska's Ameer Abdullah. Abdullah set a Nebraska school record with 341 all-purpose yards. He ran for 225 yards and three touchdowns, caught a pair of passes for 26 yards and returned a pair of kicks for 90 yards. Stat that tells the story: As a team, Nebraska rushed 41 times and averaged 7.1 yards per carry. It was over when: Abdullah...
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Cavaliers exercise fourth-year option on Dion Waiters

The Cleveland Cavaliers have exercised the fourth-year contract option on guard Dion Waiters, Cavaliers General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Waiters owns career averages of 15.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 29.2 minutes per game in 131 games (72 starts) in his two seasons with the Cavaliers.
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Early wake up call: Ohio State's hotel bombarded by air horns at 4AM

The Buckeyes knew it was going to be loud when they faced Penn State on Saturday night in Happy Valley, but they had no idea the noise would start at four in the morning. According to a few players, Penn State fans were outside the Buckeyes' hotel last night blasting air horns. And well, the Penn State faithful might be scared, that's the type of thing a 63-14 beating from...
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Ohio State-Penn State pump up trailer

In case anyone needed any help getting pumped up for tonight's game, Ohio State football released an awesome trailer that should do the trick. 8PM, Happy Valley, should be fun.
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No itch, no 'drama' for Manziel

BEREA, Ohio - Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel continues to wait his turn. If he's getting anxious, he's neither showing nor saying it. "I don't really know if that's my role right now," Manziel said Friday when asked if he's itching to play. "I'm just staying in my own lane and trying to get better." Until last week,...
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No more Bad News Bearcats

CINCINNATI -- Call it tough love on Tommy Tuberville's part. Coaches have to know how to push the buttons of players to get something out of them. Tuberville have been pushing everything he knows to get something -- anything -- out of a defense that has been one of the nation's worst this season. He's publicly called "The Bad News Bearcats." It all had little...
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Ravens running on all cylinders heading to Cincinnati

Since Dallas is off to a 6-1 start, Jason Garrett might be the front-runner if you are talking about best coaching jobs for the first half of the season. But if you look closer there is one that has surpassed him. After a 23-16 loss to the Bengals in the opener and Ray Rice's release following the tape of his domestic violence incident being made public, many were starting to...
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Browns activate Nick McDonald

BEREA, Ohio -- The Cleveland Browns on Saturday activated OL Nick McDonald to the active roster from reserve/non-football injury. General Manager Ray Farmer made the announcement. To make room on the roster, the team waived TE Gerell Robinson. McDonald, who was placed on NFI with a wrist injury on Aug. 26, joined the Browns via waivers from San Diego on July 22. He is a 6-4, 306...
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'Rap God'? Xavier coach Chris Mack takes on the Beastie Boys

On Thursday, Xavier head basketball coach Chris Mack tweeted out that he had something special planned for those in attendance at Xavier's midnight practice, and he did not disappoint. Flanked by his daughters, Hailee and Lainee, Mack made his entrance decked out in a huge chain and backwards hat while showing off his rapping chops to the famous Beastie Boys song 'Paul Revere...
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Indians trade Sellers to Pirates

The Indians made a move to their 40-man roster on Saturday, trading infielder Justin Sellers to the Pirates for cash considerations. With the move, the 40-man roster stands at 38. Sellers was a longshot to make the club the upcoming season with Jason Kipnis at second and Jose Ramirez and Francisco Lindor vying for shortstop. The Indians would also have depth at second should they...
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Lady Jackets open Princess Room at Ronald McDonald House Charities

Last week, the Lady Jackets, wives of Blue Jackets players, coaches and management, opened the Princess Room at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Ohio (RMHC). The unveiling marks just the latest contribution that the group of women have made to central Ohio. To work with RMHC has always been an easy decision for the women. The facility provides a home away from home...
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Aaron Craft and Sean Kilpatrick waived by the Warriors

OAKLAND, CA -- The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The team's roster now stands at 15 players. Craft appeared in four preseason games, averaging 3.0 points, 2.5 rebounds...
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Ducks win 7th straight, 4-1 over Blue Jackets

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Corey Perry and defenseman Sami Vatanen scored power-play goals in the first period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory. John Gibson, starting in net for the first time since losing 6-4 in his hometown of Pittsburgh on opening night, faced just 17 shots as the two-time defending Pacific...
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Three takeaways from Blue Jackets 4-1 loss to Anaheim

One: Repeating myself from 24 hours ago, it was another less than 60 minute game for the Blue Jackets. Yes, this was the second game of back-to-back games, but they've been on the West coast since Monday. There really is no excuse for tired legs. Two: Although they played better in the second half of the first period, they regressed in the second period. The passing was less...
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Munchie's return: Legaux answers UC's call

CINCINNATI -- Munchie Legaux rushed for a nine-yard touchdown on the first play of the fourth quarter Friday night as the University of Cincinnati beat South Florida, 34-17. That's a sentence that didn't seem likely to ever be typed last September. It's a moment Legaux never expected to experience. Legaux suffered a severe knee injury last Sept. 7 at Illinois in a 45...
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LeBron letting fans decide on pregame chalk toss ritual

LeBron James seems to have become a bit nostalgic since announcing his return to Cleveland. Shortly after announcing his decision to return to the Cavaliers, James decided to bring back his old Cleveland jersey number, No. 23. Will James bring back the pregame chalk toss, too? Much like his jersey decision, James said he will let the fans decide for him, according to ESPN: "...
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All hail King James: LeBron rules NBA

CLEVELAND (AP) -- His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message. "The league is going to be yours soon," Duncan told James. Seven years later, there&...
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Loud crowd? No. 13 Buckeyes say they're used to it

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In order for Penn State to pull an upset against No. 13 Ohio State on Saturday night, coach James Franklin feels the Nittany Lions' 12th man must get in the game. "We would love to have a huge, home-field advantage," he said of the annual whiteout game. "I anticipate us having 107,000 Penn State fans wearing white, screaming and going crazy...
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NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Will Harden and Howard prove to be winners in Houston?

Editor's note: This is the 23nd of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Dwight Howard; PF Terrence Jones; SF Trevor Ariza; SG James Harden; PG Patrick Beverly. Key Reserves F Jeff Adrien; F Donatas Motiejunas; SF Francisco Garcia; PF-C Joey Dorsey; G Jason Terry; G Troy Daniels; SF Kostas Papanikolaou; PF Josh Powell; PG Ish Smith...
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Seahawks converting former Browns' linebacker into fullback

When Derek Coleman was sidelined with a broken foot that he suffered in pregame drills before last week's game in St. Louis, the Seattle Seahawks found themselves in a tough predicament. With their starting fullback out of action for an unknown period of time, the Seahawks have a decision to make in determining who will replace him for the time being. Enter L.J. Fort. On Oct...
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Browns' Rubin set to return, Pettine mum on OL plans

BEREA, Ohio - The Cleveland Browns will look different along both lines for Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders than they did last week. As for the exact lineup, though, Browns coach Mike Pettine isn't saying until he has to.  Pettine said Friday the Browns have decided on a starting center and right guard combination but he won't reveal it before Sunday. The injury...
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Varejao selected as Cavs' starting center

Anderson Varejao will start at center for the Cavaliers on opening night, Coach David Blatt said at practice Friday. Blatt had been debating between Varejao and Tristan Thompson during training camp, alternating the two as starters in the Cavs' seven preseason games. Varejao, 32, is the only remaining Cavalier who played alongside LeBron James in the franchise's lone trip...
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Pettine expresses disappointment in hometown hazing news

BEREA, Ohio - The high school football season is over at the alma mater of Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine amid hazing allegations. On Thursday, the superintendent of the Central Bucks (Pa.) School District, David Weitzel, announced that the remaining two games in the season have been canceled and an investigation will continue into charges of "improper conduct"...
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Clips from LeBron James Disney show 'Becoming' released

LeBron James has been a busy man as of late. From announcing his decision to return to Cleveland, to producing "Survivor's Remorse" on Starz, the NBA's four-time MVP has certainly stayed occupied.  Well you can add another thing to that list.  On Sunday, Oct. 26, Disney XD will air its pilot episode of "Becoming," a show that captures the beginnings...
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