Ohio State to discuss Meyer's future

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ohio State trustees are set to discuss the future of football coach Urban Meyer.

The 20-member board plans to meet in private Wednesday morning in Columbus to decide whether Meyer should be punished for his handling of domestic-abuse allegations against a former assistant coach.

The investigation centers on what Meyer knew and did about allegations of abuse against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith, who was fired July 23 after his ex-wife sought a protective order.

Yankees win at Miami in 12; Chapman hurt

MIAMI (AP) The Yankees won Giancarlo Stanton's homecoming game but may have lost their closer.

Aroldis Chapman left the game with pain in his troublesome left knee, and New York scrambled to close out a 2-1 win over the Marlins in 12 innings Tuesday night. (MORE)

Ex-Texas A&M LB alleges NCAA violations

Texas A&M says it is reviewing allegations of possible NCAA violations by football coaches made by a former player who transferred to Arizona.

Santino Marchiol, a linebacker who signed with the Aggies in 2017 when Kevin Sumlin was coach, told USA Today that Aggies assistant Bradley Dale Peveto gave him cash on two occasions to entertain recruits on unofficial visits to campus. Schools are allowed to pay expenses for recruits on official visits and NCAA rules allow student hosts to be paid $40 per day to entertain recruits. (MORE)

Ravens CB Smith suspended 4 games

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith has been suspended for four games without pay for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

The suspension, announced Tuesday, stems from Smith's behavior toward his ex-girlfriend. (MORE)

Reddick's HR helps Astros beat Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) Josh Reddick homered to give Houston the lead and the Astros held on to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Tuesday night.

Reddick's tiebreaking homer in the fourth inning put the Astros ahead 2-1, and Yuli Gurriel added an RBI single in the sixth for a two-run lead. (MORE)

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