All-Big Ten defense and special teams


ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten defensive and special teams awards and coach of the year awardsdas voted on by coaches and media:


Brazilian soccer team's plane crashes in Colombia; 75 dead

LA UNION, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, killing 75 people and leaving six survivors, Colombian officials said Tuesday.

  • Written by LUIS BENAVIDES, Associated Press JOSHUA GOODMAN, Associated Press

Ex-NFL star Sharper faces final sentence in drugging rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper's tour of shame and punishment reaches its conclusion Tuesday in the courthouse where he first admitted drugging and raping women in four states.

  • Written by BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press