More stories by Hutch Konerman

No. 5 Sooners top No. 2 Ohio St 31-16

Baker Mayfield threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns as No. 5 Oklahoma pulled ahead in the second half to knock off No. 2 Ohio State 31-1…

Dragons come from behind, top Lansing 5-4

Michael Beltre drove in the tie-breaking run with a single to left field in the ninth inning and reliever Joel Kuhnel retired 12 of the 13 b…

Pirates hold off Reds for 3-1 win

Trevor Williams pitched seven scoreless innings, Jordy Mercer homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 on Sunday.

Miami loses season opener at Marshall

Keion Davis returned two kickoffs for touchdowns but Marshall still needed to bat down a game-ending Hail Mary pass to defeat Miami (Ohio) 3…

Dragons win in 10 Innings 7-6 at Lansing

Dayton’s Jose Siri delivered a ninth inning, two-out game-tying RBI single and the Dragons broke the tie with a run on an error in the 10th …

Pirates beat Reds 5-0

Pittsburgh’s Jordan Luplow picked up the first two hits of his career, including a three-run home run in the eighth inning, to help the Pira…

Burfict suspension reduced to 3 games

Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict had his NFL suspension reduced from five to three games Wednesday for his egregious hit on a Chiefs runni…

Browns release Haden

Former Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden has been released by the Cleveland Browns.

Kizer will start Browns season opener

Rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer will start the season opener against Pittsburgh, the 27th different QB to start for Cleveland since 1999.

Reds’ Mahle debut spoiled by Pirates

John Jaso and Starling Marte each drove in two runs and slumping Andrew McCutchen added a run-scoring single to help the Pittsburgh Pirates …

Dragons blank Loons on Sunday

Dayton starting pitcher Tony Santillan and relievers Dauri Moreta and Jesse Adams combined on a five-hit shutout as the Dragons defeated the…

GOW Preview: Franklin at Carlisle

The first Operation Football Game of the Week features a backyard battle between two playoff teams from last year, Carlisle and Franklin.