West Carrollton could lower fees to attract more food trucks

A food truck license in West Carrollton will cost you more than $1,100 a year. And, if you want to sell your food on city land, tack on another $552. Some in the business contend the cost for a mobile food vendor’s license and the rules they are bound by in West Carrollton are driving operators away. Tim Gibbs, owner of Gibbs Old Tyme Hamburgers, is among them. Gibbs thinks those guidelines...


NBA team won’t visit White House after Trump criticizes player, NFL too

NBA team won’t visit White House after Trump criticizes player, NFL too

President Donald Trump has withdrawn an invitation for two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors to attend a championship celebration at the White House. It was not clear if Trump was rescinding an invitation for Curry or the entire Golden State team, which won the NBA championship in June. But it did not matter to the Warriors, who now say they will not attend even if invited. ...
Tom Archdeacon: Flyers’ Kostas Antetokounmpo tries to live up to his name

Tom Archdeacon: Flyers’ Kostas Antetokounmpo tries to live up to his name

His parents emigrated from Lagos, Nigeria to Athens, Greece in 1991 so when he and his three brothers were born, his mom, Veronica, gave each of the boys two names. One was Greek. One was Nigerian. “My Nigerian name is Ndubuisi and it has a special meaning, but I can’t remember it right now,” Kostas Antetokounmpo admitted before growing silent for a moment’s thought, then adding...
Dayton’s immigrant population doubles: ‘You can get a better life’

Dayton’s immigrant population doubles: ‘You can get a better life’

Dayton’s immigrant population has more than doubled since the mid-2000s, and city leaders say their immigrant-friendly efforts are paying off. The overall numbers are relatively small, but the pace of growth is among the best in the nation, according to a Dayton Daily News analysis of data from the U.S. Census’ American Community Survey. Of the more than 300 U.S. cities with populations...
Washington Twp. residents fight Hithergreen: ‘It’s … the Alamo for us’

Washington Twp. residents fight Hithergreen: ‘It’s … the Alamo for us’

The Centerville-Washington Park District would be interested exploring an acquisition of the former Hithergreen Center for use as a park, but is uninterested in the cost of tearing down the existing building on the land, the district’s director told the Dayton Daily News. Washington Twp.’s trustees voted this month to approve a rezoning of the township-owned land at 5900 Hithergreen Drive...
Tom Archdeacon: Disability never slowed star athlete turned doctor

Tom Archdeacon: Disability never slowed star athlete turned doctor

It was the customary familial question that comes after a birth, but it didn’t bring the answer quite expected. “It was one of those deals where you call your parents and the first question always is, ‘Great! Do they have all their fingers and toes?’ ” Judy Hupe recalled. “And we had to say, ‘Well, no.’” When Jessica — youngest of Judy and...
4 things to know about the new restaurant coming to The Greene

4 things to know about the new restaurant coming to The Greene

We’ve learned some tasty new details about the restaurant chain that will make its debut in the Dayton area in one of The Greene Town Center’s newest and most prominent retail spaces. Olshan Properties, owner of The Greene, announced last month that Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop had signed a lease for a 3,871 square-foot space in a building that opened last year at the center&rsquo...
Man whose body pulled from creek told 911 ‘I’d rather be humiliated than dead’

Man whose body pulled from creek told 911 ‘I’d rather be humiliated than dead’

The body of 71-year-old Charles Romine of Dayton was found Wednesday, two days after he called 911 for help after he got lost. Charles Romine called 911 at 2:20 a.m. Wednesday Call log closed after crews could not find Romine and he didn’t answer dispatchers’ calls Romine’s body was found around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Wolf Creek On Monday afternoon, 71-year-old Charles Romine was...
Three storylines: Ohio State vs. UNLV

Three storylines: Ohio State vs. UNLV

Backup quarterback Joe Burrow created a minor furor Thursday when he responded to a Wall Street Journal story about the Ohio State Buckeyes football program being the most valuable in the country. “Our team is worth 1.5 BILLION dollars,” Burrow wrote on Twitter, “but it wouldn’t be fair to other students if we get a free hamburger.” That started a chain reaction of comments...
10 murals that make buildings beautiful in downtown Dayton

10 murals that make buildings beautiful in downtown Dayton

Almost every time you turn around, a new mural has popped up in Dayton. Big, bright, bold and beautiful embellishments seem to be taking over the Gem city.  Here’s a look at 10 murals – just a sampling of what can be found in the region – that are worth a look:  A green goddess has taken over a wall on Jackson Street on the side of the building that houses Toxic Brew, 431...
Hurricane response stalls central Springboro crossroads construction

Hurricane response stalls central Springboro crossroads construction

On Monday Duke Energy contractors are expected to be back at work related to a $10 million intersection project in Springboro after two weeks assisting recovery from Hurricane Irma in Florida. “Crews expect to complete the second half of utility work on the project in about two weeks,” Sally Thelen, Duke Energy spokesperson, said Friday. “We appreciate the patience of the Springboro...
Ex-jail officer disciplined for actions that spurred federal lawsuit

Ex-jail officer disciplined for actions that spurred federal lawsuit

The former Montgomery County Jail corrections officer recently sued for his 2015 take-down of a 60-year-old woman was disciplined for his actions. Personnel records obtained by this news organization show former Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office corrections officer David E. Stemp was given a letter of caution for failing to notify supervisors of an escalating situation. RELATED: Video shows...
Insider’s Guide to Dayton Oktoberfest 

Insider’s Guide to Dayton Oktoberfest 

You probably can’t tell it by the temperature, but fall is calling, and so are brats, bier and a whole lot of art.  It’s time for the Dayton Art Institute’s annual Oktoberfest and events surrounding it.  The celebration is set for Sept. 22 to 24 on the grounds of the museum, located at 456 Belmonte Park N. in Dayton.  As one of the Dayton-area&rsquo...
Favorite airports in North America? Regional hubs land on list

Favorite airports in North America? Regional hubs land on list

Despite constant construction and increased passenger traffic, passengers are more satisfied with their experiences at airports across North America than ever before. Overall passenger satisfaction with airport has reached an all-time high, and some regional airports like John Glenn Columbus International Airport and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport have made the list of top...
Hal McCoy: Reds rookie pitcher still intrigues despite struggles

Hal McCoy: Reds rookie pitcher still intrigues despite struggles

Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy knows a thing or two about our nation’s pastime. Tap into that knowledge with an email to halmccoy1@hotmail.com. Q: If stealing signs has forever been part of the game then why did the Red Sox need an Apple Watch to do so? — DAVE, Miamisburg/Centerville/Beavercreek. A: They started stealing signs about the same time the telephone was invented in 1876...

Dwyane Wade: ‘My wife and the great people of Nebraska turned me into a Huskers fan’

The Big Red fan base just got a little bit bigger. NBA star Dwyane Wade, who was with his wife and Omaha, Neb. native Gabrielle Union at Nebraska’s win over Rutgers on Saturday, declared himself a Huskers fan on his Instagram page. “As you all know my wife and the great people of Nebraska have turned me into a Huskers fan,” Wade posted alongside a picture ...

WATCH: Iowa WR Nick Easley shows off black eye, talks TD after Penn State game

Iowa WR Nick Easley gave the Hawkeyes the lead right before halftime in Saturday’s thrilling defeat to No. 4 Penn State. The walk-on made 2 catches for 27 yards as Iowa pushed back against Penn State all night long in front of a raucous Kinnick Stadium crowd. “It was a crossing route in the first half. I don’t really know what happened to be honest with you. We&rsquo...

WATCH: Maryland fan smashes beer on forehead, chugs within seconds

What a sight to see. It’s clear that Maryland fans know how to handle their alcohol, particularly the girl at this party. Watch below as she catches the beer, slams it against her forhead and downs it within a matter of 5 seconds. Perhaps the best part of the entire video is the reaction of her male counterparts in the vacinity. While the Big Ten doesn’t have the same reputation...
Lakota East holds homecoming dance under the lights

Lakota East holds homecoming dance under the lights

Lakota East High School in Butler County held their homecoming dance on their football field Saturday night.  Our media partners at WCPO-TV 9 in Cincinnati reported that the power outage at Lakota East prompted some improvisation and an unforgettable homecoming dance.  Principal Suzanna Davis said the Liberty Twp. high school’s dance will be one she and her students will always...
Ragland accounts for three TDs as RedHawks rip Chipps to open MAC play

Ragland accounts for three TDs as RedHawks rip Chipps to open MAC play

Miami opened Mid-American Conference play in a big way Saturday at Central Michigan. Gus Ragland accounted for three touchdowns the RedHawks handled the host Chippewas 31-14 at Kelly Shorts Stadium. “Very proud of our entire organization,” Miami coach Chuck Martin said. Ragland ran for a 6-yard touchdown and tossed two touchdown passes, including a 50-yard strike to Sam Martin. Kenny Young&rsquo...

What Kirk Ferentz said after Iowa’s gut-wrenching loss to Penn State

Kirk Ferentz and his Iowa Hawkeyes came up just short on Saturday night of pulling another great upset. The Hawkeyes fell to No. 4 Penn State, 21-19, on a last-second touchdown. Ferentz addressed the media after the loss, which bumped Iowa to 3-1 on the season. Here are some highlights of his press conference: Ferentz’s opening statement: “We’re all really...

What Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio said after 38-18 loss to Notre Dame

Michigan State suffered a 38-18 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday, bringing the Spartans’ record to 2-1 on the season entering Big Ten play next week against Iowa. Here’s what he had to say after the game: On a bad offsides penalty: “You cannot line up offsides. You learn that when you first start playing football.” On not pulling QB Brian Lewerke at the end of the...

Kentucky football: What Mark Stoops said after Kentucky’s 28-27 loss to Florida

Kentucky had Florida on the ropes and it looked as though the losing streak to the Gators was going to end. But a pair of blown coverages, including one in the final minute of the contest, allowed the Gators to score two uncontested touchdowns on the way to a 28-27 win in Lexington on Saturday night. As a result, Florida extended its winning streak against Kentucky to 31 games. Here&rsquo...

Auburn football injury report: Updates on Kamryn Pettway, Tre’ Williams and more

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Auburn football went into Missouri’s Faurot Field and blasted the host Tigers, 51-14, on Saturday night without three of its starters. After the game, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn confirmed junior running back Kamryn Pettway, senior linebacker Tre’ Williams and sophomore cornerback Javaris Davis all sat out against Missouri with injury. While Williams...

Iowa fans were dumbfounded after walk-off loss to Penn State

Penn State beat Iowa, 21-19, on a 7-yard touchdown pass from Trace McSorley to Juwan Johnson at Kinnick Stadium. The play was the culmination of an incredible final drive, and it ended with the clock reading: 0:00. This is what happens to fans who have to witness their team suffer a heartbreaker. Just look at them: This is the kind of result that leaves fans with their hands on their...

What Penn State’s James Franklin said after 21-19 win at Iowa

Penn State won a thriller at Iowa, 21-19, Saturday night. The No. 4 Nittany Lions scored on the final play of the game when QB Trace McSorley threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Juwan Johnson. The win improved the Nittany Lions to 4-0 this season, including 1-0 in the Big Ten. Here’s what James Franklin said after the exciting finish. On Saquon Barkley, who had a school-record...

LOOK: Larry Fitzgerald congratulates Texas A&M WR Christian Kirk on performance against Arkansas

It takes a special kind of stat line to impress Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald. The likely future hall of famer clearly took notice of Texas A&M wide receiver Christian Kirk’s performance on Saturday against Arkansas. Kirk totaled 110 yards on 5 catches and 2 went for touchdowns. Fitzgerald, upon watching this occur, sent Kirk a tweet. Fitzgerald and Kirk share...

Iowa falls in football classic, but Hawkeyes proved they’re a contender

IOWA CITY, Iowa — We’ve seen this game before. Not lately, but once upon a time when Iowa and Penn State played almost every year, these two teams would slug it out every time they matched up. They were games only a football purist would love, traditionally low-scoring with hard-hitting defense. With the Big Ten’s double expansion, this series faded away....

Michigan State gets clobbered by Notre Dame after Michigan beats Purdue

Michigan State suffered a 38-18 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday night, falling to 2-1 as a result. The Spartans were undefeated coming into the matchup after wins over Bowling Green and Western Michigan. This game was different from the outset. Notre Dame drove 78 yards in seven plays on the first drive of the game and recorded the game’s first points on a 16-yard run...

From print to e-books, sadly but inevitably

I’ve got cards from four libraries but haven’t checked a book out in a year. Which is strange, because I came from a printing/publishing family, worked part-time in school libraries during college, and can read. What happened? One hyphenated pseudo-word, “e-books.” I still like the look and feel of print books and the smell of old bookstores, but can’t deny the convenience...
Athlete of the Week Springfield High School

Athlete of the Week Springfield High School

Name: Amanda Dillon School: Springfield High School Grade: 12 Age: 17 Sports: Tennis Claim to fame/honors: Student of the Week 2017, First Place Clark County Tournament 2017, First Place Coaches Cup 2017, Super Honor Roll 12 times, Award of Excellence three times, First Place Silver Bracket GWOC 2016, Second Place Schroeder Tournament (2015/2016), Second Place Clark County Tournament 2016, OHSAA Honorable...
March against heroin ‘a success’ despite crowd size

March against heroin ‘a success’ despite crowd size

It was called “500 Women Against Heroin,” but while there were far less than 500 marchers, organizers called the Saturday’s event in Middletown “a success.” About 75 people, many wearing fatigues to represent the “This Means War” theme, marched down Yankee Road and gathered in the grassy area behind the Pendleton Art Center downtown. The marchers were joined...

Cruelty, incompetence and lies

Graham-Cassidy, the health bill the Senate may vote on next week, is stunningly cruel. It’s also incompetently drafted: The bill’s sponsors clearly had no idea what they were doing when they put it together. Furthermore, their efforts to sell the bill involve obvious, blatant lies. Nonetheless, the bill could pass. The Affordable Care Act, which has reduced the percentage of Americans...
Student of the Week Springfield High School

Student of the Week Springfield High School

Name: Emily Hasecke School: Springfield High School Grade: 11 Age: 16 Extra-curricular: Tennis, Mock Trial, Violin, Springfield Youth Symphony Claim to fame/honors: Playing the violin Words you live by: “Everything happens for a reason.” Toughest challenge: Worrying about unimportant things Biggest influence: My aunt Kate School-day rituals: Coffee, Netflix, resting What’s on your...

Penn State TE Mike Gesicki after last-second win over Iowa: ‘That’s how you silence 70,000’

Kinnick Stadium was loud in the final two minutes as Iowa took the lead against Penn State and then tried to hang on. The raucous crowd made plenty of noise — all up until the final second of the game. Penn State won on a last-second touchdown, converting a 4th-and-goal from the 7-yard line to escape the upset. Juwan Johnson made the grab and held up...

Red Zone no longer Dead Zone for Wolverines

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Kirk Herbstreit had a feeling about Michigan on Saturday. “I’m going to say it right now, however many times they get in the red zone [Saturday], put in that many touchdowns,” the former Ohio State quarterback and now ESPN analyst said on College GameDay. “I don’t know what’s going to happen in this game, ...
Prep boys soccer: Hornets fight through the heat, blank Badin 2-0

Prep boys soccer: Hornets fight through the heat, blank Badin 2-0

Michael Oster had to ask more than once to verify the calendar was close to flipping to October. The annual showdown between his Monroe High School boys soccer team and Badn had had been delayed a half hour due to a heat idex of 98 on the turf field. To combat the heat, the officials imposed a mandatory water break halfway through each half of what proved to be a 2-0 Hornet win Saturday afternoon...

WATCH: Florida QB Feleipe Franks taunts Kentucky fans after Gators seal victory in final minute

Any time a program pulls off a significant win in the final minute, it’s easy for players to get caught up in the moment. That’s exactly what happened to Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks at Kroger Field Saturday night after the Gators rattled off 14 unanswered points to beat Kentucky 28-27. The Wildcats’ fans seemed stunned at the final result...

Fan Sound Off: LSU fans worried about Troy next week, rest of SEC this season

LSU picked up a win Saturday, beating Syracuse 35-26 in Baton Rouge, La., but it didn’t leave Tigers fans patting themselves on the back for improving to 3-1 this season. Instead, the win had LSU faithful questioning the coaches, the team and doubting the success of the rest of the season. Next up for LSU is Troy on Saturday night in Baton Rouge, followed by a road game to Gainesville...
Dayton Defense Education Foundation gala raises money for scholarships

Dayton Defense Education Foundation gala raises money for scholarships

The Dayton Defense Education Foundation tonight hosted its annual fundraiser gala at the Racquet Club in downtown Dayton. News Center 7's Cheryl McHenry served as the emcee for the event.  The foundation is a 100 percent volunteer charitable organization that provides scholarships to local students in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. This year, the foundation will...
Officer charged with sexual assault after fathering child with 15-year-old

Officer charged with sexual assault after fathering child with 15-year-old

A police officer who fathered a child with a 15-year-old girl was suspended without pay and charged with aggravated sexual assault, according to the Camden County Prosecutor. Det. Rafael Martinez, 32, had sex on multiple occasions with the girl from September 2016 through Aug. 18, according to The Star-Ledger. Martinez admitted he was the father and signed the baby’s birth certificate when...

Five quick takeaways from Florida’s last-second win against Kentucky

The Florida Gators narrowly extended their win streak over the Kentucky Wildcats to 31 with a 28-27 come-from-behind victory on Saturday in Lexington, Ky. The No. 20 Gators (2-1, 2-0 SEC) scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter — with Freddie Swain’s go-ahead 5-yard touchdown catch from Luke Del Rio with 43 seconds left sealing the deal. Here are five...

WATCH: Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 on last play of game

Penn State did it. Somehow. Faced with fourth-and-goal and only second remaining down 4, QB Trace McSorley found WR Juwan Johnson for a 7-yard touchdown on the last play of the game. Final. Penn State 21, Iowa 19. No. 4 Penn State is now 4-0. The post WATCH: Penn State beats Iowa 21-19 on last play of game appeared first on Land of 10.

Fan Sound Off: Auburn fans hope they got taste of what to expect rest of season

Auburn fans are optimistic that the Tigers they saw Saturday night in Columbia, Mo., are the same ones that will show up the rest of the season. Auburn routed Missouri, 51-14, and did it with a balance of rushing (263 yards) and passing (219) with another strong defensive outing. It was a vast improvement one week after Auburn looked mediocre at best in a 24-10 victory against...

What Jim McElwain said after Florida’s momentous win over Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Two weeks in a row, Florida found a way to persevere and seize victory in dramatic fashion. No. 20 Florida rallied back in the fourth quarter for a 28-27 win over Kentucky as the Wildcats missed a last-second field goal. The Gators have now won 31 straight games over the Wolverines. Follow along for live updates from Gators coach Jim McElwain’s post-game...

The big game is no contest: Georgia looks exceptional

ATHENS — One set of Bulldogs lost 11 yards before its second snap. The other set had seven points before its second snap. One band of Bulldogs came ready. Guess which. The set of Bulldogs based in Clarke County had dropped hints over the season’s first three weeks, but this was more than that. This was something approaching a declaration. Georgia is way better...

College football rankings 2017: Projecting the AP Poll Top 25 after Week 4

We finally got it: The first chaotic week of the young NCAA season. Losses by No. 6 Oklahoma State and No. 12 Florida State — as well as close calls for No. 3 Oklahoma, No. 4 Penn State and No. 5 USC — mean that the college football rankings will look much different on Sunday. Here’s our best guess at how the AP Top 25 will shake out after Week 4: Dropped...

Internet reacts as Florida continues winning streak against Kentucky in thriller

Somehow, Florida made it 31 wins in a row against the Kentucky Wildcats, as Luke Del Rio found Freddie Swain for the go-ahead touchdown and Austin MacGinnis missed a 57-yard field goal as time expired to give the Gators the 28-27 victory. The Wildcats seemed to be well in field goal range with six seconds left, but a controversial holding penalty pushed the ball back ten yards...

WATCH: Missouri coach Barry Odom gives fiery rant following Auburn loss

It was another game for Missouri and Barry Odom. The Tigers got blown out yet again, as the Tigers fell 51-14 to visiting Auburn. Missouri is no 1-3 on the season and 0-2 in SEC play. Afterwards, Odom addressed the media to discuss yet another loss. Missouri is off next weekend, and returns to action on Oct. 7 when they visit Kentucky. The post WATCH: Missouri coach...

What Ed Orgeron said after LSU’s 35-26 win over Syracuse

BATON ROUGE, La. — It wasn’t pretty, but No. 25 LSU held on for a 35-26 victory against visiting Syracuse on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium. The Tigers scored early and closed the first half with a long touchdown from Danny Etling to Stephen Sullivan, his first career receiving touchdown at LSU. That explosiveness continued on offense to start the third quarter...

Kentucky loses in heartbreaking fashion yet again to Florida

For Kentucky, it was heart break yet again. Florida scored a touchdown with 43 seconds left in the game to take a one-point lead following a touchdown pass from Luke Del Rio. The touchdown gave Florida its first lead all night. It was the second time in the game that Florida scored a touchdown thanks to Kentucky not covering the wide receiver. Kentucky then got a gift as Florida roughed...

Fan Sound Off: After first loss, Mississippi State fans say regroup, get ready for Auburn

Mississippi State opened the season with three consecutive wins that included a 30-point rout against LSU. The Bulldogs entered their game Saturday against No. 11 Georgia as the nation’s 17th-ranked team. But they’ll leave Athens, Ga., with their first loss and a drop in the polls after losing 31-3. Mississippi State has no time to rest as the Bulldogs travel to face SEC West...

Akrum Wadley scores 2 fourth-quarter TDs to give Iowa the lead vs. Penn State

Akrum Wadley kept Iowa in Saturday night’s game against Penn State with a 70-yard catch-and run touchdown in the fourth quarter. Then he gave the Hawkeyes the lead with a  35-yard touchdown run. His score gave Iowa a 19-15 lead with 1:42 left in the game, and at the time it seemed he would lead the Hawkeyes to a huge upset. Instead, Penn State drove 80 yards...

College football rankings: AP Poll Top 25 projections after Week 4

The college football rankings will have major changes in the AP Poll Top 25 after a busy Week 4. Unbeaten TCU won at No. 6 Oklahoma State to help force major changes in the polls. No. 4 Penn State won on the last play of the game to beat Iowa, Before the poll is out Sunday, Land of 10 predicts where teams will be ranked in the new AP Poll. Dropped out: No. 12 Florida State 25. LSU (3-1)...

HS Results 9/23: Grossman leads Carroll at Midwest Catholic meet

The Carroll boys ran to a second-place finish and the Alter girls placed third to highlight the area teams at the Midwest Catholic Cross Country Championships on Saturday at Indian Riffle Park. Karl Grossman paced Carroll with a second-place 16:40 in Division I. Fenwick finished fifth in the Divisions II-III race. The Alter girls were third and Carroll fourth in the girls Divisions II-III race. Full...

Akrum Wadley keeps Iowa alive vs. Penn State with 70-yard catch-and run TD

Akrum Wadley is keeping Iowa football in a game for the second time in three weeks. He caught a pass from QB Nate Stanley and rumbled 70 yards to the end zone to bring Iowa within two points of Penn State in the fourth quarter on Saturday night. Wadley caught a 46-yard score against in Week 2 against Iowa State to force overtime in a game Iowa ultimately won. The Hawkeyes ...

Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley are impressed with Saquon Barkley

Ezekiel Elliott and Todd Gurley have been two of the best running backs in college football over the last five years. They’re both impressed with Saquon Barkley. Elliott and Gurley both complimented Barkley’s performance during Penn State’s Saturday night showdown with Iowa. Barkley, a Heisman candidate, had totaled more than 200 yards from scrimmage entering...

Michigan QB: John O’Korn? Wilton Speight? Let the debate begin

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Michigan quarterback John O’Korn felt his canine teeth slice through his mouth guard and onto his tongue, and he tasted something metallic. Blood. He spit it out. Michigan’s quarterback had just taken a hit from Purdue linebacker Ja’Whaun Bentley. As officials reviewed the play following a targeting call against Bentley, O&rsquo...

What Gus Malzahn said after Auburn football’s 51-14 rout of Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. — For the first time this season, Gus Malzahn’s Auburn football team looked a lot like it what it was supposed to be offensively and defensively Saturday night against Missouri. No. 15 Auburn defeated Missouri, 51-14, to open its SEC schedule in its first-ever matchup at Faurot Field. Running back Kerryon Johnson had five rushing touchdowns in his...

Arkansas message board: Sick grandfather approaching death wants Bret Bielema fired before passing away

Arkansas lost to Texas A&M on Saturday in overtime. Every loss now seems to make Bret Bielema’s job less secure. According to an Arkansas message board, one fan wants the Razorbacks’ head coach gone while nearly on his death bed. In his fifth season in Fayetteville, Bielema is now 26-27, not good enough for many of the Razorback faithful. A statement like this simply shows the passionate...

PHOTOS: LSU holds off Syracuse in 35-26 win

BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU bounced back from a disappointing road loss against Mississippi State with a big-time victory against Syracuse at home. The No. 25-ranked Tigers were forced to overcome a slow start on the offensive side of the ball, but came to life late in the second quarter. In the second half, LSU turned the offensive reigns over to freshman quarterback ...

What Dan Mullen said after Mississippi State’s disappointing 31-3 loss to Georgia

Mississippi State entered Athens with a fresh No. 18 national ranking and expectations of a road victory. Instead, the Bulldogs found a Georgia team that was ready to fire on all cylinders from the very first play. The end result? A decisive 31-3 win for Georgia. Here’s what Mullen said following the loss to Georgia: The post What Dan Mullen said after Mississippi...

Auburn football’s offense finally does what it’s supposed to do in Missouri rout

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Gus Malzahn often preaches the importance of Auburn football’s offense setting the tone in games it’s supposed to win. For the first time in three tries in which Auburn was a double-digit favorite, the Tigers finally did it Saturday night in a 51-14 rout of Missouri. It started with a 58-yard completion from Jarrett Stidham’s strong arm...

Stock report: LSU rotates Etling and Brennan, holds on to beat Syracuse

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Myles Brennan era began for LSU Saturday night, and it didn’t go the way most Tigers fans would’ve imagined. No. 25 LSU (3-1, 0-1 SEC) held on to defeat Syracuse 35-26  Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, but the game wasn’t without its hiccups. Brennan replaced starting quarterback Danny Etling midway through...
Bruce Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during national anthem

Bruce Maxwell first MLB player to kneel during national anthem

Bruce Maxwell faced the flag, put his hand over his heart and took a knee when the national anthem began to play. Maxwell, the Oakland A’s rookie catcher, became the first Major League Baseball player to kneel before a game, doing so Saturday in the wake of President Donald Trump’s comments about players peacefully protesting during games.  “Don't be surprised if you start seeing...

WATCH: Florida calls on Luke Del Rio to save the day, he promptly throws INT

If you’re a Florida fan, you’re probably getting a little numb to the pain of watching your quarterbacks at this point. Seeing Luke Del Rio enter for Feleipe Franks doesn’t exactly provide a remedy. Well, Del Rio wasted no time proving that almost as soon as he stepped foot onto the field for the Gators in Saturday night’s game against Kentucky. With...

College GameDay announces week 5 destination

College GameDay has its week 5 destination.. On the Penn State-Iowa broadcast, Chris Fowler announced  that GameDay would be headed to Blacksburg, Virginia, as No. 13 Virginia Tech takes on No. 2 Clemson. It will be a huge game for Justin Fuente and Virginia Tech, as Clemson has looked like one of the best teams in the country. Hopefully, they play a lot of Enter Sandman...

Saquon Barkley breaks off another ridiculous run vs. Iowa

In a prime time game in front of a national audience, Saquon Barkley did what he does best. He broke off another ridiculous, jaw-dropping run that shows why he’s on the short list of Heisman candidates this season. On a 1st down, Barkley looked like he was about to step out of bounds after gaining 11 yards. But he somehow stayed in bounds and kept his left knee from hitting the ground...

Auburn RB Kerryon Johnson rushes for 5 TDs against Missouri, ties FBS record for 2017 season

It has been quite the night for Kerryon Johnson, as the Auburn running back has rushed for five touchdowns in the Tigers demolishing of Missouri. Johnson, the backup to Kamryn Pettway, started for the Tigers as Pettway was a little banged up following last week’s game against Mercer. He made Missouri pay immediately, rushing for two touchdowns less than three minutes...

VOTE: Who should be Michigan’s starting QB? John O’Korn or Wilton Speight?

Michigan has a quarterback controversy after Saturday’s 28-10 win at Purdue. Starting QB Wilton Speight left the game with an injury as John O’Korn stepped. O’Korn passed for 270 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception as the Wolverines outscored Purdue 21-0 in the second half of No. 8 Michigan’s road win. Michigan doesn’t play until Saturday, Oct...

Mississippi State fans melt down on Twitter after falling behind big to Georgia

Last week, Mississippi State had one of the most impressive wins of the season thus far. This week, the Bulldogs certainly haven’t been able to follow that up. Georgia led Mississippi State 31-3 late at the end of the third quarter on Saturday in what had been a one-sided contest to that point. Mississippi State was coming off a 37-7 win over LSU that moved the Bulldogs...

Iowa’s Nick Easley scores 21-yard touchdown to give Hawkeyes halftime lead over Penn State

In the span of two plays, there was a drastic change in Iowa City. Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell picked off Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley and took it back to the Nittany Lions’ 21-yard line with 43 seconds left in the first half. Then the Iowa offense finally showed up. After stalling all first half, Iowa quarterback found wide receiver Nick Easley on the first play after...
Exclusive: Man hit, run over in Riverside talks of ordeal

Exclusive: Man hit, run over in Riverside talks of ordeal

A man said he’s lucky to be alive after he was struck by a vehicle, which then ran over him before leaving him in the street. “From what I’m told, eight or nine cars drove around me,” Justin Wessler on Saturday told News Center 7’s Sean Cudahy in an exclusive interview. “Finally, a lady stopped and found me laying in the road. She happened to be a nurse. Thank God...
Man wants dogs back; county claims he left them during Irma

Man wants dogs back; county claims he left them during Irma

Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control took away Joseph Licata’s three dogs two weeks ago, alleging he abandoned them with Hurricane Irma approaching. Licata, desperate to get his dogs back, argues he didn’t abandon them. Rather, he was on vacation in London, a trip he planned for a year, and enlisted a friend to give them food and water and take them inside if the storm got close...

Florida’s LB depth thinned even further by Vosean Joseph targeting ejection vs. Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Florida went from potentially swinging the momentum in its favor late in the second quarter to nearly giving it right back to Kentucky on linebacker Vosean Joseph’s targeting penalty and ejection. As Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson went to slide down after a short gain, Joseph continued his pursuit and collided with Johnson’s helmet...

Nebraska football: After a wild week, Huskers ‘put on blinders’ and emerge victorious

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska coach Mike Riley has a saying: Control what you can control. It is advice he has given his team many times before, but it was relevant more than ever over the past week. The Huskers already were rebounding from an upset loss to Northern Illinois to end nonconference play. It was enough to focus on without major university news breaking on Thursday...

Jim Harbaugh shares thoughts on Donald Trump’s NFL kneeling comments

Jim Harbaugh, the former coach of Colin Kaepernick, weighed in on Donald Trump’s comments the day after the president criticized players who protested by kneeling during the national anthem. Trump continued commenting on the topic on his Twitter page Saturday. Plenty of NFL players weighed in on the comments, and Harbaugh was asked about them after Michigan’s 28-10...

LOOK: Florida’s Vosean Joesph ejected for targeting, flips off Kentucky fans on the way out

Florida is down another linebacker, after Vosean Joesph was ejected following a targeting penatly on Kentucky quarterback Stephen Johnson. The hit happened in the second quarter, and it was pretty clearly targeting. Former Florida quarterback Austin Appleby disagreed with the call. On the way out of the stadium, Joesph proceeded to flip off Kentucky fans. https://twitter.com/DarrellMHughes/status/911758645259419648...

WATCH: Tyrie Cleveland left wide open on sideline, scores 45-yard TD

There’s a wide receiver being open, and then there is what Florida’s Tyrie Cleveland was against Kentucky on Saturday. On a 4th-and-3 and the Gators going for it, the Wildcats forgot to account for Cleveland, who was wide open on the sidelines and raced 45 yards for the touchdown. The touchdown tied the score at 14-14 in the second quarter. Want to see exactly how wide open...

6 incredible new Alabama records set during Vanderbilt thrashing

Alabama delivered a beating to Vanderbilt that will reverberate in the record books as the 59-0 annihilation set a new bar in many respects, even in the Tide’s illustrious history. On Saturday, Alabama’s win soared over many previous marks in school history, both on offense and defense. Here’s a look at a few: Yardage differential Alabama outproduced Vanderbilt 677-78...

Nick Saban following Vanderbilt win: Alabama ‘earned a lot of respect today’

NASHVILLE — Alabama football felt disrespected ahead of its SEC opener against Vanderbilt. Maybe it was Vanderbilt defensive line Nifae Lealao saying “Alabama, you’re next” last week. Or maybe it was some in the media questioning Alabama’s defense after some struggles against Colorado State last week. Whatever it was, Alabama came out with a point to prove...

Look: Marcus Mariota sends congratulatory text to Tua Tagovailoa after strong game

Tua Tagovailoa and Marcus Mariota are friends and two of the best players ever to come out of Hawaii. So it would make sense that after Tagovailoa, who was playing in Nashville where Mariota plays professionally, would receive high praise from the Heisman Trophy winner. Tagovailoa shared a congratulatory text from Mariota following Alabama’s dominant 59-0 win. &ldquo...

Penn State DE Torrence Brown out for season with knee injury, per reports

Penn State DE Torrence Brown is out for the season with a knee injury, ABC broadcaster Chris Fowler said during Saturday night’s broadcast of the Nittany Lions’ tilt against Iowa and the school confirmed to multiple outlets afterward. Brown left Penn State’s Week 3 game against Georgia State after this play: Ryan Buchholz started at defensive end Saturday in Brown&rsquo...

Iowa fans light up Kinnick Stadium during First Quarter Wave to children’s hospital

Iowa’s newest and most heartwarming tradition got its first go under the lights on Saturday. The Iowa First Quarter Wave, where fans at Kinnick Stadium wave to patients at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital, happened during a night game for the first time as the Hawkeyes hosted Penn State. Lots of fans lit up the stadium using their cell phones. Land of...

What Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh said after 28-10 win at Purdue

No upset here. No. 8 Michigan dominated in the second half to beat Purdue, 28-10, Saturday. The Wolverines improved to 4-0 by holding the Boilermakers to only 189 offensive yards. Michigan starting QB Wilton Speight left with what looked like a head injury, but John O’Korn stepped in and was 18-for-26 for 270 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception in the win. On the ground...

Kadarius Toney dazzles in scoring Florida’s first rushing TD since last October

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It took the smallest of sample sizes last week for many Florida fans to conclude that freshman Kadarius Toney might just be the Gators’ most exciting offensive playmaker. And after Saturday night, well, there should be even more believers. After reversing field from one sideline toward the other for a 19-yard gain in the first quarter, Toney took a direct...

South Carolina football: Facing tough times, Gamecocks find a way to win

COLUMBIA, S.C. – After laying an egg in the biggest game in a long time, the South Carolina football team began Saturday’s fourth quarter with one more on the way out. Trailing 13-0 after nearly 49 minutes against Louisiana Tech, South Carolina rallied with 17 points in the fourth quarter, to improve to 3-1 (1-1 SEC) under second-year coach Will Muschamp. The 17-16...

LOOK: Woman fans herself with Natural Light box at Alabama-Vanderbilt game

It’s tough to keep cool sometimes, and this fan did what she had to in order to keep the breeze blowing on Saturday in Nashville. Some people use small fans, others might bring water into the venue, but she got creative to beat the heat. Who knows whether she brought in the piece of cardboard or somehow found it on the ground inside the stadium, but it makes it even better that...
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