“I kind of have an idea of who is going to go early. But I also made the decision that when you have good players you play ‘em. And I would anticipate throughout the course of the year we’ll play both quarterbacks.” -- Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer
Coach Urban Meyer has a pretty strong feeling about who will be Ohio State’s starting quarterback for the season opener at Virginia Tech on Monday night. But he wouldn’t reveal it.
Michael Thomas, who had a long TD catch vs. Virginia Teach last year, is a ray of hope for an OSU receiving corps depleted by suspensions and injury for the opener against the Hokies.
In the gathering gloom of a 35-21 loss to Virginia Tech last year at Ohio Stadium, Ohio State receiver Michael Thomas at least provided a ray of hope. With just over three minutes left in the third quarter, he snagged a slant pass from J.T. Barrett and ran through a tackle attempt on a 53-yard touchdown that cut OSU’s deficit to seven.
Michigan quarterbacks Shane Morris, left, and Jake Rudock
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has not publicly announced a starting quarterback for Thursday’s game at Utah.
The Cleveland Browns terminated the contract of defensive lineman Phil Taylor in a surprising move as the team trimmed its roster to 75 players before Tuesday’s deadline.
Francisco Lindor slides into second but was called out. After a challenge, he was ruled safe for a double.
TORONTO — A great game from Yan Gomes wasn’t enough to give the Cleveland Indians their longest winning streak of the season. Ryan Goins hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated Cleveland 5-3 on Tuesday night, ending the Indians’ winning streak at six games.
CHICAGO — Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the seventh inning, and Kris Bryant had three hits as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Tuesday night.
The Clippers’ Alex Lavisky, right, is congratulated by teammate James Ramsey after hitting a three-run home run in the first.
A big first inning and the big picture played out perfectly for the Clippers on Tuesday night at Huntington Park. They scored seven runs on two hits in the first inning against Indianapolis’ top pitching prospect, Tyler Glasnow, and defeated the Indians 10-6 in front of 8,465 fans.