Missouri coach Gary Pinkel tearfully talks about leaving

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Longtime Missouri coach Gary Pinkel fought back tears Monday as he said he will miss his players the most when he resigns at the end of the season.

  • Written by R.B. FALLSTROM, AP Sports Writer

AP Exclusive: A Soviet sprinter who said no to steroids

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The story of my close call with doping in the Soviet Union began in 1967, when I was 17 and had just returned home from training camp, deeply disappointed not to have made the national youth track team.

  • Written by MISHA DZHINDZHIKHASHVILI, Associated Press

No. 2 Ohio State runs past Illinois 28-3

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — J.T. Barrett was back from his one-game suspension, and some of his best plays turned out to be handoffs to Ezekiel Elliott.

  • Written by DAVID MERCER, Associated Press

French national team to play England in act of defiance

LONDON (AP) — The Wembley Arch will be illuminated in the red, white and blue of the French flag. The French motto, "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite" will be projected onto the front of the stadium. The words of "La Marseillaise," France's national anthem, will be shown on giant screens so that England fans can sing along with their French counterparts.

  • Written by STEVE DOUGLAS, AP Sports Writer