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  • Ohio State suspends Bosa, Marshall, 2 others for opener

    CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State has suspended All-America defensive end Joey Bosa, receiver Corey Smith and H-backs Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson for its opening game at Virginia Tech. In a statement released about an…

  • Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner buys share of Ganassi

    Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman has agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Chip Ganassi. Kauffman’s defection to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates means he could bring driver Clint…

  • Amway Top 25 Poll

    The Amway Top 25 football coaches preseason poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2014 records, total points based on 25 points for first place through one point for 25th, and 2014 final ranking: Record Pts…

  • Great white shark thwarts marathon swim in San Francisco Bay

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A great white shark thwarted a Northern California man’s quest to become the first person to swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands. The Marin Independent Journal reports…

  • American Pharoah 1-5 favorite for Haskell in 8-horse field

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been made the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds for Sunday’s $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. This will be American…

  • Nadal toils past Vesely to make Hamburg Open quarterfinals

    HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — Top-seeded Rafael Nadal toiled to beat Jiri Vesely 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the Hamburg Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Nadal’s quarterfinal opponent will be fifth-seeded Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay, who outlasted…

  • WTA Baku Cup Results

    Thursday At Baki Tennis Akademiyasi Baku, Azerbaijan Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Second Round Karin Knapp (2), Italy, def. Anett Kontaveit, Estonia, 6-1, 6-0. Kirsten Flipkens, Belgium, def. Vitalia Diatchenko (7), Russia, 6-4, 7-6…

  • Germany wins 2nd straight world title in 5k team event

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Germany won the 5-kilometer team event Thursday for the second consecutive time in open water swimming at the world championships. The trio of Rob Muffels, Christian Reichert and Isabelle Harle finished…

  • USC picked to win Pac-12, beating out Oregon in media poll

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Southern California has been picked to win its first Pac-12 football title since 2008 in a preseason media poll. The conference announced the poll results Thursday before the start of its…

  • PGA presents packed 2016 schedule in Olympic year

    Jordan Spieth might have no choice but to miss the John Deere Classic next year. It’s the same week as the Olympics. The PGA Tour announced its 2015-16 schedule on Thursday with several big changes…

  • Triple Crown winner American Pharoah tours Monmouth Park

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah took an easy tour of the track at Monmouth Park on Thursday morning, another step toward the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational. The colt was taken for…

  • Police: Drag racing crash kills 3, injures 1 in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an apparent drag-racing crash in Philadelphia has left three people dead, one person in critical condition and a car split in half. The wreck happened just after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday…

  • Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

    BOSTON (AP) — After the winter of their discontent, it’s been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians. The Red Sox are languishing, the city forfeited a chance to showcase itself to the planet as…

  • Free checkups helping Special Olympics athletes stay healthy

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — They arrived in Los Angeles by the thousands to run, jump and swim and to play such team sports as soccer and softball. This week, however, Special Olympics athletes from around…

  • At his own event, more questions than answers for Tiger

    GAINESVILLE, Va. — The Quicken Loans National is known colloquially as simply “Tiger’s tourney.” That had a different meaning when it first began, when the player/host was at the top of his sport, a legitimate…