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Ohio State defensive back Shaun Wade celebrates his interception and touchdown against Indiana during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State beat Indiana 42-35. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Outbreak puts Ohio State's championship hopes in jeopardy

Nov. 28, 2020 9:33 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State officials are unsure when the team can practice again, let alone play next week at Michigan State, after an outbreak of COVID-19 put the No. 3 Buckeyes' Big Ten title hopes in danger. “I have no clue what this afternoon or tomorrow will bring or next week will...

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson throws a pass against the Tennessee Titans during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

The Latest: Wake Forest pausing football activities

Nov. 28, 2020 7:18 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Wake Forest is pausing all football team activities until at least Wednesday because of recent positive COVID-19 tests and contact tracing. The announcement came shortly after the Atlantic Coast Conference said the Demon...

Plowden has double-double in Bowling Green's 101-78 win

Nov. 28, 2020 5:47 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Daeqwon Plowden had 19 points and 16 rebounds as Bowling Green rolled past South Carolina State 101-78 on Saturday. Trey Diggs added 17 points, Justin Turner scored 16 and Caleb Fields had 15 for the Falcons. Turner also had six rebounds and six assists, while Fields had five...

Strong carries Illinois St. past Mass.-Lowell 82-72

Nov. 28, 2020 5:41 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josiah Strong 21 points as Illinois State topped UMass Lowell 82-72 on Saturday. DJ Horne had 15 points and five steals for the Redbirds (1-1). Antonio Reeves added 13 points. Harouna Sissoko had 10 rebounds. Strong, a junior college transfer, had three 3-pointers. Obadiah Noel scored...

Gabbert, Sorenson combine for 4 TDs in Miami (Ohio) win

Nov. 28, 2020 5:07 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert threw for a career-high 308 yards and teamed with Jack Sorenson for four touchdowns, three in the first-half, as Miami (Ohio) defeated winless Akron 38-7 on Saturday to claim the program's 700th win. The RedHawks (2-1, 2-1) are the 31st FBS program and first in the...

Ball St. defense makes last stand to thwart Toledo in win

Nov. 28, 2020 5:06 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Drew Plitt threw for 304 yards and two touchdowns and Tye Evans ran for 101 yards and Ball State held off Toledo for a 27-24 win on Saturday. The Cardinals (3-1, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) built a 24-3 lead after two-and-half quarters before Toledo (2-2, 2-2) rallied. Toledo went on...

With Burrow lost to injury, Bengals sign Hogan as 3rd QB

Nov. 28, 2020 4:18 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals added quarterback Kevin Hogan to the practice squad Saturday. The Bengals needed a third quarterback on the roster after losing rookie Joe Burrow to a season-ending knee injury last week. Cincinnati is expected to start former practice squad quarterback Brandon...

Ross, Tuggle lead Ohio past Bowling Green 52-10

Nov. 28, 2020 3:49 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Julian Ross scored on a 96-yard kickoff return in the final minute of the first quarter as Ohio dominated the first half to roll to a 52-10 win over Bowling Green on Saturday. De'Montre Tuggle carried 10 times for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter and the Bobcats (2-1...

File-This Sept. 27, 2020, file photo shows Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson, left, reacting on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, in Cleveland.  Brownson will handle game-day duties with Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla., a first for a female in team history. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland this year, will fill in for coach Drew Petzing. He did not travel to Florida for the game after his wife, Louisa, gave birth to the couple’s first child on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns female coach to handle game-day duties against Jags

Nov. 28, 2020 12:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday in Jacksonville, a first in team history for a female. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland earlier this year, will fill in for coach...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...