Sharper's Hall of Fame nomination causes national outcry

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The inclusion of former NFL safety and convicted rapist Darren Sharper on the Pro Football's Hall of Fame nomination list, shocked some people Friday and has started a national debate over who should be eligible for induction.


Ohio State-Oklahoma game has playoff implications

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Ohio State and Oklahoma, the top two teams in the AP's all-time rankings, will meet Saturday with the high stakes one might expect in such a matchup.

  • Written by CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

It's Oklahoma's Mayfield vs. Ohio St's Barrett in QB battle

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A quarterback matchup the likes of Saturday's showdown between Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Ohio State's J.T. Barrett is rare, especially in the regular season.

  • Written by CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer

5 Things for Week 3: ACC showdown, Barrett's big chance

For the first time in the history of the AP poll, the top three teams will play true road games against ranked foes. Some College Football Playoff contenders could fade and others could emerge. There's a lot going on for mid-September.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

'Old man' McCown back in starter's role for young Browns

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — When Josh McCown was asked by Browns wide receivers Terrelle Pryor and Josh Gordon — players who are much younger than him — to join them and watch "Monday Night Football," Cleveland's quarterback didn't pass up the chance.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer