Big Ten's best and worst at season’s midpoint

Seven weeks down, seven weeks to go until the Big Ten football championship game Dec. 3 in Indianapolis. That makes it time for some bests, worsts and what-the-hecks from the season’s first half.

  • Written by Lee Barfknecht Omaha World-Herald, writer

Bengals defend LB Vontaze Burfict over his latest fine

CINCINNATI — The Bengals defended linebacker Vontaze Burfict on Wednesday for his actions during a loss to New England, which drew a $75,000 fine from the league, according to a person familiar with the situation.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS