Huge Oklahoma D-line will challenge Buckeyes' ground game

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer admittedly worries about everything, and near the top of the list this week is how the Buckeyes are going to run the ball Saturday against Oklahoma's huge and experienced defensive front.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

NCAA pulls 7 postseason events out of NC due to LGBT law

Basketball-crazed North Carolina has lost its next chance to host NCAA men's basketball tournament games along with several other championship events due to a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people.

  • Written by AARON BEARD, AP Sports Writer

Five things to know: Lots of records at the Rio Paralympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio Paralympics have hit the midpoint, with its Brazilian hosts overcoming budget issues to stage what has been a successful games so far, with higher-than-expected attendance and scores of records.

  • Written by BRETT GRAVATT, Associated Press

Probe underway after teen gets racist messages for kneeling

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — Police and the NAACP are investigating after an Ohio high school football player says he received hateful, racist messages after kneeling during the national anthem before a game.