No. 2 Penn State rely on receivers to win 1-on-1 matchups

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Long after their teammates had left Penn State's practice field Wednesday night, DaeSean Hamilton, Juwan Johnson and Mike Gesicki trotted to midfield to play catch.

  • Written by By TRAVIS JOHNSON , Associated Press

Steffen, Crew beat Atlanta United on penalties to advance

ATLANTA (AP) — Twenty-two-year-old Zack Steffen made a career-high eight saves and the Columbus Crew advanced in the MLS Cup playoffs by besting expansion club Atlanta United 3-1 on penalty kicks after a 0-0 draw on Thursday night in front of a MLS playoff-record crowd of 67,221.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jackson's future dim as winless Browns play Vikes in London

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson's going back to London, the lone European stop on his extensive coaching resume. The food never became appealing to him, but Jackson won a championship during his stay.

  • Written by By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer