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Mike Sainristil’s switch to CB at Michigan proves to be wise

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mike Sainristil, whose family fled Haiti when he was an infant and raised him in suburban Boston, wanted to have the ball in his hands to make plays at receiver when he chose to attend Michigan. Sainristil got his wish, scoring touchdowns in each of his first three ...

Jackson State hosts Lairy and Miami (OH)

Miami (OH) hosts the Jackson State Tigers after Mekhi Lairy scored 25 points in Miami (OH)'s 80-67 win over the Little Rock Trojans. Tuesday's matchup is the first this season for the squads. Miami (OH) is 2-2 at home, and Jackson State is 0-5 on the road. Jackson State Tigers (0-5) at Miami ...

Bowling Green Falcons face the Queens Royals on 4-game skid

Bowling Green looks to stop its four-game losing streak when the Falcons play Queens. The teams square off Tuesday for the first time this season. Bowling Green is 1-1 at home, and Queens is 0-2 on the road. Queens Royals (5-2) at Bowling Green Falcons (2-4) Bowling Green, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 ...

No. 25 Ohio State faces No. 17 Duke after Sueing’s 33-point game

No. 25 Ohio State visits the No. 17 Duke Blue Devils after Justice Sueing scored 33 points in the Buckeyes' 80-73 win against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Wednesday's matchup is the first of the season for the two squads. Duke is 4-0 at home, and Ohio State is 0-0 on the road. Ohio State ...

Richmond visits Toledo after Millner’s 22-point showing

Toledo hosts the Richmond Spiders after Setric Millner Jr. scored 22 points in Toledo's 82-69 victory against the Northern Kentucky Norse. The teams square off Wednesday for the first time this season. Toledo is 2-0 at home, and Richmond is 0-1 on the road. Richmond Spiders (3-3) at Toledo ...

Holmes and Dayton host Western Michigan

Dayton faces the Western Michigan Broncos after Daron Holmes scored 21 points in Dayton's 79-75 overtime loss to the BYU Cougars. The teams meet Wednesday for the first time this season. Dayton is 3-0 at home, and Western Michigan is 1-3 on the road. Western Michigan Broncos (2-5) at Dayton ...

Mitchell leads Cleveland into matchup against Philadelphia

Donovan Mitchell leads Cleveland into a matchup with Philadelphia averaging 28.9 points per game. Wednesday's matchup is the first this season between the squads. Cleveland is 11-4 against the Eastern Conference, and Philadelphia is 10-7 against conference opponents. Philadelphia 76ers ...

Cotter scores in shootout to lift Vegas past Columbus 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Paul Cotter scored in his first-ever shootout attempt and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Monday night to stop a two-game skid. The shootout went four sudden-death rounds after each team scored once — Gustav Nyqvist for Columbus and ...

Titans settle for too many field goals in loss to Bengals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are not among the NFL's highest-scoring teams. Thanks to two-time NFL rushing leader Derrick Henry, they have been one of the league's best scoring touchdowns inside the red zone. Until Sunday. The Titans snapped a two-game winning streak with a ...

Brady, Bucs can’t close out Browns, lose 23-17 in overtime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Seconds from a third straight win, added momentum and a little breathing room atop the below-average NFC South, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers folded. Tom Brady didn't bail them out this time. The Bucs gave up a 12-yard touchdown pass with 32 seconds left in regulation, struggled ...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Ohio State’s Day will face doubters now

Welcome to Jim Harbaugh's previous life, Ryan Day. This is the way things go at the top of college football's food chain. If you can't win the most important game on your schedule, there will be questions about whether you are the right man for the job. For the second straight season, ...

AP Top 25: Michigan up to No. 2 behind top-ranked Georgia

Michigan moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday, with TCU at No. 3 and Southern California at No. 4 behind top-ranked Georgia after four top-10 teams lost on the final day of regular-season games. The Bulldogs (12-0) are No. 1 for the eighth straight week and ...

No. 4 Ohio State women roll past North Alabama 105-67

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rebeka Mikulasikova scored 23 points and Cotie McMahon added 20 to lead No. 4 Ohio State past North Alabama 105-67 on Sunday. The Buckeyes (6-0) shot 58.6% from the field as all five starters reached double figures in scoring. North Alabama (3-3) trailed by eight ...

Brown has 18 in Ohio’s 72-58 victory against Alabama State

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Miles Brown scored 18 points as Ohio beat Alabama State 72-58 on Sunday. Brown was 7 of 10 shooting (4 for 7 from distance) for the Bobcats (3-3). AJ Clayton added 13 points while going 5 of 10 (1 for 4 from distance), and he also had 11 rebounds and three blocks. Ben ...

Fickell leaves Cincinnati to take over as Wisconsin’s coach

Wisconsin is bringing Cincinnati's Luke Fickell back to the Big Ten. Athletic director Chris McIntosh announced Sunday that the Badgers had hired Fickell to take over their football program after his successful run with the Bearcats. Fickell posted a 57-18 record in six seasons at Cincy and ...

Lairy scores 25 as Miami (OH) defeats Little Rock 80-67

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Mekhi Lairy had 25 points and Miami (Ohio) beat Little Rock 80-67 on Saturday. Lairy also added five rebounds and six assists for the RedHawks (2-4). Billy Smith scored 18 points while finishing 6 of 10 from 3-point range, and added five rebounds. Anderson Mirambeaux was ...

Simmons scores 23, Southern Indiana takes down Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Jelani Simmons had 23 points in Southern Indiana's 69-57 win over Bowling Green on Saturday night. Simmons shot 9 for 16, including 4 for 9 from beyond the arc for the Screaming Eagles (3-3). Gary Solomon scored 21 points while going 8 of 14 and 4 of 4 from the ...

No. 3 Michigan beats Ohio State for 2nd straight year, 45-23

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After Michigan beat Ohio State with stunning ease for the second straight year, Wolverines defensive back Mike Mike Sainristil grabbed a huge maize and blue flag and rushed with teammates to the block "O" in the middle of the Ohio Stadium turf. Sainristil forcefully ...

Browns CB Newsome II out against Buccaneers with concussion

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland starting cornerback Greg Newsome II will miss his second straight game with a concussion when the Browns host Tampa Bay on Sunday. Newsome was injured last week when he collided with a teammate two days before the Browns (3-7) lost to Buffalo. He hasn't cleared ...

Western Michigan turns big plays into 20-14 win over Toledo

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Sean Tyler scored on a 63-yard run, Keni-H Lovely returned an interception for a touchdown, and Western Michigan surprised Toledo 20-14 on Friday to wrap up the regular season. The Broncos (5-7, 4-4 Mid-American Conference) managed only 188 yards and eight first downs ...