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OSU's Meyer: Surgery on Braxton Miller successful (Yahoo Sports)
Braxton Miller came through surgery just fine. The Ohio State quarterback will still miss the rest of the 2014 season after having successful surgery on Tuesday to repair the torn labrum in his right (throwing) shoulder. ''Braxton and I talked this morning before he went in,'' Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer said on the Big Ten coaches teleconference on Tuesday. ''He had surgery.
Cops: 3rd Brown player cited in sex assault probe (Yahoo Sports)
Two Brown University football players who were investigated in an alleged sexual assault case referred to a third player being involved, according to law enforcement documents. Search warrant affidavits for the emails and cellphone records of the players, filed in Rhode Island state court Tuesday, disclosed the alleged involvement of a third player for the first time, The Providence Journal reported (http://bit.ly/1gE23RO ). The third player remains on the team, according to the Journal. In an instant message, the two players referred to the third allegedly assaulting the woman, calling it ''classic'' and saying, ''No invite just walks in and starts raping her.'' Brown University has declined to comment on the grand jury probe.
Samford's Sullivan not making trip to TCU (Yahoo Sports)
Former TCU coach Pat Sullivan won't be with his current team Saturday when Samford travels to Fort Worth. Sullivan said Wednesday in a statement that he won't be able to make the trip for Saturday's game with TCU because of complications from neck surgery in April. Assistant head coach and defensive coordinator Bill D'Ottavio will lead the team for the opener. Sullivan was TCU's head coach from 1992-97.
Malzahn: Johnson will start for Auburn at QB (Yahoo Sports)
Jeremy Johnson will be No. 6 Auburn's starting quarterback against Arkansas, and Nick Marshall will play in the game at some point. He had previously said Marshall and cornerback Jonathon Mincy would not start the opener after legal issues over the summer. The dual-threat Marshall led Auburn to the Southeastern Conference championship and national title game last season after transferring from junior college. Josh Holsey will start for Mincy, who also will play against Arkansas, Malzahn said.
NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision (Yahoo Sports)
The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled Aug. 8 that the NCAA broke the law by restricting schools from providing money beyond current scholarship limits to athletes. A formal appeal has not yet been submitted, but NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy issued a statement Thursday.
Huskies to play series against Ohio State, Arizona (Yahoo Sports)
STORRS, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut men's basketball team, looking to bolster its nonconference schedule, has announced deals to play Ohio State and Arizona in a pair of home-and-home series.
Michigan St transfer Forbes granted waiver to play (Yahoo Sports)
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes will not have to sit out this season after transferring from Cleveland State.