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Penn State Week Begins

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and two of his assistants, defensive line coach Larry Johnson (who spent almost two decades working for Penn State) and wide receivers coach Zach Smith, spoke to the media today.

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NBA: Cavaliers hope to work out the kinks tonight in Value City Arena

Al Behrman | Associated Press

“We play a couple games this week and then we don’t play for eight days. It’s so very important that we get our guys out on the floor and utilize our rotations as much as we possibly can.” -- Cavaliers coach David Blatt

The Cleveland Cavaliers are no strangers to Columbus, having for years made a date in Value City Arena a mainstay of their preseason schedule. But a game against the Chicago Bulls in that venue tonight will serve as a particularly prime chance for Cavs supporters from the southern reaches of the fan base to renew an old acquaintance and get familiar with some new faces.

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Jaguars 24, Browns 6: Back to Earth

Phelan M. Ebenhack | Associated Press

Jaguars running back Storm Johnson runs away from the Browns’ Tashaun Gipson, left, and John Hughes for a touchdown.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Cleveland Browns missed Pro Bowl center Alex Mack maybe even more than they envisioned. Without Mack in the lineup for the first time in his six-year career, the Browns hardly got anything going on the ground in a 24-6 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.

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Colts 27, Bengals 0: Offense nowhere to be found

AJ Mast | Associated Press

The Bengals’ Marquis Flowers can’t stop Ahmad Bradshaw from reaching the end zone.

INDIANAPOLIS — The winds of fortune change swiftly in the NFL, where the Cincinnati Bengals find themselves battered by misery of gale-force proportion. A Cincinnati team awash in praise during a 3-0 start to the season is now 3-2-1, has a growing slew of injuries, and must somehow clean up its offense’s debris field after a performance so inept it occasionally crossed into dark comedy.

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NFL: How former Buckeyes fared

James Laurinaitis, LB, St. Louis: Had three tackles in a 28-26 win over Seattle.

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Ohio State football: Rout doesn’t win over poll voters

Adam Cairns | Dispatch

Ohio State receiver Evan Spencer makes a one-handed grab for an 11-yard touchdown after beating Rutgers defensive back Lorenzo Waters in the third quarter on Saturday.

25 words or fewer: Ohio State and J.T. Barrett are streaking, but poll voters don’t seem impressed. Perhaps the prime-time fling in Happy Valley will garner attention. Perhaps.

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Blue Jackets: Injury forces call-up of rookie goaltender

OTTAWA — The Blue Jackets, already with three NHL rookies on their roster, added a fourth yesterday. Goaltender Anton Forsberg was recalled from minor-league Springfield and is expected to join the team in time for an afternoon practice today in San Jose, Calif. Forsberg, 21, has no NHL experience.

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Around the NFL: Peyton Manning breaks record for career touchdown passes

Jack Dempsey | Associated Press

Denver’s Peyton Manning completed 22 of 26 passes for 318 yards and four touchdowns.

Broncos 42, 49ers 17: Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s NFL record for touchdown passes with his 509th in host Denver’s rout of San Francisco last night.

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College football: Notre Dame coach still upset by call

A day later, Brian Kelly’s biggest regret was that Notre Dame let a game with Florida State come down to a situation where a penalty he still insisted should not have been called could so affect the outcome.

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College football: Riots break out after West Virginia’s victory

West Virginia president E. Gordon Gee said the students’ behavior was criminal.

Morgantown authorities yesterday assessed damage from riots that broke out following West Virginia’s 41-27 win over No. 4 Baylor on Saturday, and school president E. Gordon Gee warned students that he will not tolerate such behavior.

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Blue Jackets notebook: First goal eludes Wennberg

Eamon Queeney | Dispatch

Blue Jackets rookie Alexander Wennberg has taken 10 shots but still is seeking his first goal.

Rookie forward Alexander Wennberg is third on the Blue Jackets with 10 shots on goal. He’s first among those feeling snakebit.

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