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OSU defense takes two big hits

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The already obvious concern about Ohio State's shaky pass defense increased with the news that its top pass rusher, Noah Spence, and its best cornerback, Bradley Roby, will not play in Friday night's Orange Bowl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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O'Brien leaves Penn State for NFL's Texans

Penn State is ready to move on without Bill O'Brien and expects to hire a successor within days, not weeks.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious bowl victory in one word.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Bengals' playoff game will be boon to area

CINCINNATI (AP) — An analyst says the Cincinnati Bengals' first home playoff game in three years could have an economic impact of $14 million for the region.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 January 2014

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Ohio St DE Noah Spence still not at Orange Bowl

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer says he may know Tuesday about the availability of All-Big Ten defensive end Noah Spence, who did not travel with the team to the Orange Bowl because of a "personal issue."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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Small improvement for Schumacher after 2nd surgery

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Michael Schumacher underwent a second surgery after a brain scan showed small, "surprising" signs of improvement, but grim doctors said Tuesday they could offer no insight into the prognosis for the Formula 1 champion.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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Russia bombings spark Olympic concerns

The suicide bombings in Russia serve as a chilling reminder of what the Winter Olympics represent to terrorists: A high-profile target with more than 2,500 athletes, some of them world-famous, waving the flags of nearly 90 nations.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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More officiating gaffes hurt NFL

When fans and media are talking more about the officiating than what Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, LeSean McCoy and Brandon Boykin do to get their teams in the playoffs, there's a problem the NFL would rather not be confronted with.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 December 2013

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