Noah Brown, at right with running backs coach Tony Alford at practice on Monday, had shed about 15 pounds and drawn praise from coaches and teammates during preseason camp.
Noah Brown, poised to claim a starting receiver spot for Ohio State, suffered a broken leg three-quarters of the way through Wednesday’s practice, coach Urban Meyer confirmed for The Dispatch.
Safeties Vonn Bell, left, and Tyvis Powell are more tuned to the system put in a year ago by co-defensive coordinator Chris Ash that stressed aggression but also playing smart.
An occasional flashback of Ohio State’s loss to Virginia Tech last season has been bugging Vonn Bell of late, while at the same time pumping him up for the return match just 12 nights away.
Johnny Manziel entered the NFL with a flair for making sensational plays. And, as it turns out, an elbow problem.
Lonnie Chisenhall lines an RBI single in the fourth inning at Progressive Field.
CLEVELAND — With his winningest pitcher landing on the disabled list, Indians manager Terry Francona knew he needed a strong effort from the rest of his team on Wednesday night.
CINCINNATI — The Reds’ comeback fell short after another rookie pitcher let the game get away. Scott Van Slyke, A.J. Ellis and Yasiel Puig homered during a five-run fourth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 7-4 victory over Cincinnati on Wednesday night.