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Ohio State field runner faces criminal-trespassing charge

Adam Cairns | Dispatch

Ohio State strength and conditioning coach Anthony Schlegel tackles a person who ran onto the field during the second quarter of the Buckeyes' game against Cincinnati Bearcats at Ohio Stadium.

A student’s short-lived jaunt onto the Ohio Stadium field Saturday night ended with a hard tackle and a criminal-trespassing charge. Anthony J. Wunder, 21, a mechanical-engineering student at Ohio State University, is scheduled to appear in Franklin County Municipal Court on Tuesday.

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Ohio State Football Insider: Buckeyes, Barrett humming along going into Big Ten

Jonathan Quilter | Dispatch

Only four games into his college career, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett ranks eighth nationally in passing efficiency.

25 words or fewer: After decimating two straight in-state foes, Ohio State eyes the Terps in the quest to make “Maryland, My Maryland” in its Big Ten opener.

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Ohio State football: Small gains in polls

Ohio State moved up to No. 18 in the Amway coaches poll and No. 20 in the Associated Press media poll after defeating Cincinnati 50-28 last night.

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Ohio State 50, Cincinnati 28: Lights out

Adam Cairns | Dispatch

Ohio State's Devin Smith hauls in a touchdown catch.

No one expected Cincinnati to be a typical in-state patsy for Ohio State. With a high-powered offense led by quarterback Gunner Kiel, the Bearcats figured to have a puncher’s chance against the Buckeyes. A few Cincinnati haymakers did stagger Ohio State, but the Buckeyes’ offense overwhelmed the Bearcats in a 50-28 victory in front of a record Ohio Stadium crowd of 108,362.

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Around the NFL: Bucs’ TD shocks Steelers

Gene J. Puskar | ASSOCIATED PRESS

Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson makes a leaping catch for the winning touchdown with seven seconds left.

Buccaneers 27, Steelers 24: Mike Glennon hit a diving Vincent Jackson for a 5-yard touchdown with seven seconds remaining, and Tampa Bay went from woeful to winners in 10 days with a stunning victory over host Pittsburgh yesterday.

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NFL: How former Buckeyes fared

Brian Hartline, WR, Miami: Had six receptions for 74 yards in a 38-14 win over Oakland.

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Indians 7, Rays 2: Walters, Murphy hit homers in finale

CLEVELAND — Rookie Zach Walters and Carlos Santana each had two RBI, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 7-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays yesterday to conclude the season.

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Reds 4, Pirates 1: Cueto gets key hit, earns 20th victory

CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto delivered on the mound, which he’s done nearly every time he’s stepped on the field. This time, he delivered with his arm and his bat.

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MLB: Jeter ends career with RBI single in Yankees’ victory

Derek Jeter finished his 20-year career with 3,465 hits.

Derek Jeter bid baseball adieu yesterday with an RBI single, a dugout full of hugs and a final wave to the fans, concluding his Hall of Fame career by helping the New York Yankees defeat the host Boston Red Sox 9-5.

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Rob Oller commentary: Former Buckeye Donnie Nickey finally finds inner light

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Donnie Nickey played for Ohio State from 1999 to 2002 and was a team captain his senior season. He played for the Tennessee Titans in the NFL from 2003 to 2010.

Cleveland and Cincinnati fans went through withdrawal yesterday, denied their fix of the Browns and Bengals because of the bye week. Their routine ruined, some turned to other NFL games. Many others were lost about what to do. Donnie Nickey knows the feeling.

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