Former Buckeye Pace set to take his place in Canton

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Orlando Pace accomplished what he set out to do, becoming one of the best offensive tackles in the NFL. At 6-foot-7, he had the wingspan to ward off pass rushers, at 325 pounds he had the bulk for the power game, plus he was amazingly light on his feet.

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

Rio organizers get grilled by IOC with games set to open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics set to open, worried IOC members grilled top organizing officials about traffic jams, water pollution, security, and the absence of signage that gives the games its own distinct look.

  • Written by STEPHEN WADE, AP Sports Writer