Linebacker Joshua Perry laughed when he recalled the scene on the Ohio State sideline in the waning moments of a 59-0 romp over Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game. Coach Urban Meyer was giving hugs all around, and he zeroed in on defensive coordinator Luke Fickell.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — especially for people who have managed to keep that song from clanging around their head like a pebble stuck in a car wheel. Make it a good holiday: giving > receiving. The sports editor is taking some time off to wrap a few gifts. After, you know, he buys them.
Air Force 38, Western Michigan 24: Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns as Air Force beat Western Michigan last night in Boise, Idaho.
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati men’s basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be out indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it. The unruptured aneurysm was detected when Cronin, 43, got tests last week to see why he has been having headaches.
No. 1 Kentucky 83, UCLA 42: Devin Booker had 19 points and Kentucky scored the game’s first 24 points in a rout of UCLA yesterday in Chicago. Aaron Harrison added 15 points, and the Wildcats (12-0) handed the Bruins (8-4) one of the most lopsided losses in their history.