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LSU, Ohio State, Clemson, Georgia remain atop CFP rankings

Nov. 19, 2019 9:04 PM EST

The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota. The...

‘Blowout Buckeyes’ may finally be tested in final weeks

Nov. 19, 2019 5:02 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day has been saying all season how he wants to see how his team plays when a game is tight, nasty and intense in the fourth quarter. That hasn’t happened yet. Through 10 games, Day has had the luxury of the Buckeyes running away from other team by halftime...

Jonah Jackson returns to Rutgers, going from worst to first

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Seconds after the game between No. 2 Ohio State and Rutgers ended, there was a meeting of offensive linemen near midfield. It was a bunch of guys wearing Rutgers jerseys mobbing Buckeyes offensive lineman Jonah Jackson. The game was a homecoming of sorts for Jackson, and Scarlet...

Fields 4 TD passes, No. 2 Ohio State beats Rutgers 56-21

Nov. 16, 2019 9:13 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Fresh off another rout, Justin Fields and No. 2 Ohio State was looking ahead. Because chances are the next couple of games figure to be a bit tougher for the Buckeyes. Fields threw for a career-high 305 yards and matched his best with four touchdown passes as Ohio State romped over...

No. 2 Ohio State heads to Rutgers as 51-point favorite

Nov. 15, 2019 12:07 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — There aren’t many ranked teams who bring a backup quarterback into a meeting with the media to preview their next opponent late in the season. No. 2 Ohio State (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) isn’t your ordinary team. The Buckeyes have won 15 straight games dating to last season...

No. 7 Minnesota takes its perfect season to No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota proved it was for real by beating No. 9 Penn State last weekend. The next challenge for the seventh-ranked Golden Gophers (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) will be to knock off yet another ranked opponent Saturday — in a stadium where they haven’t won in 20 years. No. 23...

No. 2 Ohio State dominating in way not seen since 1940s

Nov. 14, 2019 2:33 PM EST

James Laurinaitis and the Big Ten network crew were meeting with Nebraska coach Scott Frost prior to the Cornhuskers’ game against Indiana late last month when the conversation turned to No. 2 Ohio State. The Buckeyes (9-0, 6-0) are dominating in a way college football hasn’t seen since Franklin D....

No. 2 Ohio State looks to stay undefeated, faces Rutgers

Nov. 14, 2019 2:30 PM EST

No. 2 Ohio State (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten, No. 2 CFP) at Rutgers (2-7, 0-6), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (BTN). Line: Ohio State by 51 Series record: Ohio State leads 5-0. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The 51-point spread is the largest for a Big Ten Conference game, according to several gambling organizations. Covering the historic...

No. 7 Gophers head to No. 23 Iowa out to prove selves again

Nov. 14, 2019 4:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Minnesota at No. 23 Iowa Minnesota apparently still has some doubters. A week after the Gophers (6-0 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) beat Penn State as a home underdog to run their record to 9-0 for the first time since 1904, they go on the road to Iowa (6-3,...

Ohio State’s Young to miss 1 more game for NCAA violation

Nov. 13, 2019 6:50 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be held out of one more game as punishment for breaking NCAA rules by accepting a personal loan. The penalty was announced by Ohio State in a statement Wednesday. The school had sought immediate reinstatement from the NCAA. The situation...