With no cupcakes early, Ohio State rushes to get ready

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said opening the season on the road against a Big Ten opponent brings another level of urgency to preseason practice.

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  • Written by By MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 Summer Games, while ceding the 2024 Games to rival Paris, officials announced Monday.


  • Written by By MICHAEL R. BLOOD , Associated Press

Tears, smiles as Jose Fernandez's family visits Marlins Park

MIAMI (AP) — Second baseman Dee Gordon carried Jose Fernandez's 5-month-old daughter Penelope across the Miami Marlins clubhouse, and when they stopped at her late father's locker, she began to cry.

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  • Written by By STEVEN WINE , AP Sports Writer

Woman says she had teen sexual relationship with Pete Rose

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman said she had a sexual relationship with Pete Rose in the 1970s, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, according to her sworn testimony submitted to a court Monday.

  • Written by By KRISTEN DE GROOT , Associated Press

US women Under-23 hoops camp opens with top college players

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — While the women's college basketball season may still be a few months away, most of the top returning players are spending this week at the inaugural Under-23 USA Basketball training camp.

  • Written by By DOUG FEINBERG , AP Basketball Writer