Michael Thomas (3) caught 54 passes and nine touchdowns last season for Ohio State. He is dealing with a minor foot injury.
Ohio State knew it was going to be without three of its top receivers against Virginia Tech for at least a month. With Noah Brown out for the season after suffering a broken leg Wednesday, the Buckeyes are left with even more uncertainty at receiver as they head into their opener Sept. 7.
Ohio State will open the 2015-16 Big Ten schedule with a home game Dec. 30 against Minnesota, the league announced today. In the official unveiling of the full conference schedule, the Buckeyes will play three of their first four conference games at Value City Arena and close the year with a road game against Michigan State on March 5 or 6.
Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine said Thursday that Johnny Manziel will not play in Cleveland’s last two exhibition games because of lingering soreness in his right elbow. The injury has bothered him for two weeks and is more serious than initially thought.
Reds left fielder Skip Schumaker after striking out against Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke in the fifth inning
CINCINNATI — Anthony DeSclafani once again pitched well against Zack Greinke. And once more, the Cincinnati rookie came up just short against the Dodgers ace. Greinke and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and Los Angeles completed a three-game sweep of the reeling Reds with a 1-0 win on Thursday.