CHICAGO -- All-American defensive end Joey Bosa, hybrid back Jalin Marshall and perhaps a couple other Ohio State players are expected to miss the defending national champion’s season opener at Virginia Tech on Sept.7 due to an unspecified violation of athletic department policy, multiple sources confirmed for The Dispatch on Thursday.
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CHICAGO -- While the West division of the 2015 Big Ten football race is considered to be an eventual three-team competition, the sentiment headed into the start of today’s conference preseason media soiree concerning superiority in the East is decidedly a one-team affair - Ohio State.
Graham Rahal will display his love of Ohio State for all to see in Sunday’s race at Mid-Ohio Sports Course.
IndyCar driver Graham Rahal has been motivated this year by competing for a season championship and by Ohio State pride. He plans to put both on display this weekend at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, heading toward the Honda Indy 200, which will be run there on Sunday.
Dax McCarty, right, of the MLS All-Stars defends Christian Eriksen of English team Tottenham Hotspur. The MLS All-Star team won the match 2-1.
Three Crew SC players were on the field at the same time as Major League Soccer’s All-Star team played host to English team Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. Forward Kei Kamara, midfielder Ethan Finlay and defender Waylon Francis all came on for the second half as the MLS team earned a 2-1 victory.
Corey Kluber, getting congratulations from catcher Yan Gomes, allowed five hits and a run in a complete game, striking out six for the Indians.
CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, which had been outscored 37-10 in losing the first six games of the homestand.
Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday.
A heavy storm rolled through Huntington Park on Wednesday night that delayed the scheduled start of the Clippers game against the Indianapolis Indians for 1 hour, 25 minutes. When play finally began, the Indians and starting pitcher Radhames Liz set about raining on the rest of the Columbus parade.