Reed gets off the bubble and into victory mode

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed occupied the eighth and final spot in the Ryder Cup standings going into the final qualifying event, which brought him the attention no one wants. He was the guy on the bubble, and most of the chatter was negative.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer

Ohio State develops messages, images to motivate players

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With all the fervor of a Baptist preacher, Ohio State defensive line coach Larry Johnson paces in front of the players and delivers a passionate explanation of "The Edge," the program's latest motivational mantra.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer