Ex-assistant Xavier coach found not guilty of sex abuse

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former college women's basketball coach accused of groping a player has been found not guilty of misdemeanor charges of sexual abuse and unlawful transaction with a minor.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

No new bowls for 3 years as NCAA approves moratorium

The NCAA is prohibiting the creation of new bowl games for the next three years after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of bowls last season.

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

Warrant: Ex-Buckeye Will Smith was shot in back, torso

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was killed in a case of road-rage, by a Humvee-driving man who rear-ended his Mercedes and then shot him in the back and side, according to a police warrant read in court.

  • Written by JANET MCCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

Barrett finally stands alone as Ohio State starting QB

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — J.T. Barrett has packed a lot into his two seasons as a quarterback at Ohio State. There has been high drama, personal accolades and exhilarating glory, but also heartbreaking injury, disappointment and humiliation.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer