Dolphins players organize town hall on race relations

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas and linebacker Jelani Jenkins say they received death threats through social media following their national anthem protest, but remain committed to push for better race relations, which is why they helped organize a town hall with police and youth leaders.

  • Written by STEVEN WINE, AP Sports Writer

After 'coming of age game,' Buckeyes get ready for Big Ten

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Buckeyes couldn't have positioned themselves much better to begin the grueling nine-game Big Ten schedule: Three no-doubt wins, including a rout of Oklahoma in a marquee Saturday night game. Stars emerging on both sides of the ball. Now a week off to nurse the bumps and bruises.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer