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Report: OSU QB Jones to ER for headache

(AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

(AP) -- Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to the hospital because of a headache, his mother told The Toledo Blade.

Florence Jones told the newspaper her son was taken to an emergency room in Columbus, Ohio, and that he should be fine.

Jones is competing with J.T. Barrett to be the top-ranked Buckeyes' starter when they open the season Monday night at Virginia Tech.


Oregon St., Riley sued over alleged rape

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against the school and its former football coach, Mike Riley.

The woman accuses the university and Riley of failing to address a sexually violent culture among the football team that contributed to her being attacked by a player's cousin at an off-campus apartment.


Ex-Husker Phillips charged with murder

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison.

Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Officials determined Soward was strangled.


Florida picks QB Harris to start opener

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) Florida has its quarterback for the season opener, just not the season.

Coach Jim McElwain announced Wednesday that sophomore Treon Harris will start against New Mexico State on Saturday night. Redshirt freshman Will Grier also will see playing time.


Kansas dismisses DB Boateng

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Kansas has dismissed cornerback Matthew Boateng for an undisclosed violation of team rules just three days before the Jayhawks open the season against South Dakota State.

Jayhawks coach David Beaty announced the decision in a brief statement Wednesday.


BYU DB Davis charged with misdemeanors

PROVO, Utah (AP) BYU defensive back Michael Davis has been charged with misdemeanor counts of assault and riot after a July dispute over a parking spot.

Lt. Brandon Post said police were called to an apartment complex in Provo on July 29.


Baylor assault case to get outside probe

WACO, Texas (AP) Baylor University has hired a Philadelphia law firm to independently investigate the university's handling of sexual assault complaints, including one against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.

Ukwuachu was sentenced last month to six months in jail and 10 years of probation for sexual assault.


UNC, South Carolina add 2 more matchups

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced it has secured two more future regular season college football games in Charlotte between North Carolina and South Carolina.

The teams will play in 2019 and 2023, although the exact dates haven't been determined.


ACC still non-committal on TV network

(AP) -- The Atlantic Coast Conference is still figuring out whether it will start a dedicated cable channel of its own.

Details have been scarce about the behind-the-scenes process the league and broadcast partner ESPN are navigating in an effort to determine whether it makes financial sense to start an ACC-specific channel like the ones some other conferences have.


Harbaugh mum on Michigan QB decision

(AP) -- Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says the decision is made on who will be his starting quarterback for the season opener at Utah on Thursday.

Harbaugh is keeping it private for now.

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