BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 1:30 pm, OH

The state at 1:30 p.m. All times EST.

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TAMPA, Fla. — Peyton Manning and his Southeastern Conference nemesis, former Florida coach Steve Spurrier, will go into the College Football Hall of Fame together, along with Mount Union coach Larry Keheres, who won 93 percent of his games and 11 Division III national championships from 1986-2012. By Ralph Russo. SENT: 320 words, photos.


RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina quarterback and Mentor, Ohio, native Mitch Trubisky just couldn’t pass up the chance to enter the NFL draft and be a likely first-round draft pick, even if it meant spending just one season as the Tar Heels’ starter. By Aaron Beard. SENT: 450 words, photos.


— HKN–BLUE JACKETS-MCELHINNEY: The Columbus Blue Jackets have waived backup goalie Curtis McElhinney after a disastrous weekend performance. SENT: 130 words, photos.

— BKN–NETS-BENNETT WAIVED: The Brooklyn Nets have waived Anthony Bennett, the former No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. SENT: 130 words.