Player suspended from Belk Bowl for shoplifting at Belk

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Arkansas senior tight end Jeremy Sprinkle was suspended from the Belk Bowl game Thursday night against No. 18 Virginia Tech after police accused him of shoplifting from the department store that sponsors the game.

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Orange Bowl meltdown led Ohio State to overhaul defense

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Ohio State's defense had been laid to waste by Clemson in the 2014 Orange Bowl, the last in a series of lousy performances by the Buckeyes that caused a promising season to end with a thud.

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

No. 14 Ohio State opens Big 10 with 87-62 win over Minnesota

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell hit five 3-pointers and scored 23 points and had six assists to lead No. 14 Ohio State to an 87-62 win over Minnesota in the Big Ten opener on Wednesday night.

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