Matt Kuchar birdied the 18th hole to join three others for a share of the lead after the second round of the Cadillac Championship in Doral, Fla.
Players participating in NFL pro days can be separated into two categories. For players like Ohio State’s Bradley Roby, Carlos Hyde, Ryan Shazier and Jack Mewhort, yesterday’s workout in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams was a chance to secure or enhance an already-strong draft position.
As Braxton Miller watches spring practice while recovering from shoulder surgery to see who might be his backup this fall, Ohio State is already targeting a Florida quarterback who could join the mix in 2015.
Ohio State safety Vonn Bell underwent surgery to repair knee ligament sprain and will sit out the rest of spring practice.
Several media outlets reported early in the week that Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany was seeking input from school officials about playing Friday night football games. The quest apparently came in part because a television network might demand it to be part of a deal as the conference seeks to sweeten that already lucrative pot once the Big Ten contract goes up for bid in advance of the expiration of its pact with ESPN-ABC after the 2017 season.
Former Ohio State University football player Ray Small pleaded guilty yesterday to three felony counts of drug trafficking. Prosecuting and defense attorneys are recommending a four-year prison sentence.