Tomlin, Indians win fourth straight, 6-2 over Reds

CLEVELAND (AP) — It's taken longer, much longer than expected. But after four shaky months, the Cleveland Indians may be finally hitting their stride.

About time.

  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Meyer: Big Ten in dead heat now with SEC

CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer doesn't just believe the Big Ten has closed the gap with the more heralded Southeastern Conference. He is convinced the race is a dead heat already.

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Dantonio vows Spartans will 're-establish ourselves'

CHICAGO (AP) — Spartans coach Mark Dantonio vowed Monday to re-establish a program rocked by tragedy and beset by disciplinary issues last season by using the same "inch by inch" philosophy that made Michigan State a championship contender.

  • Written by By JIM LITKE , AP Sports Writer

Big Ten announces new TV deals with FOX, ESPN and CBS

CHICAGO (AP) — The Big Ten Network will triple its prime-time national TV exposure during football season and add more basketball games in the time slot, thanks to new deals with broadcast partners FOX, ABC/ESPN and CBS.

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