Thursday, October 8
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to get their passing game going with Michael Vick next Monday in San Diego. Vick managed the game well in a 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore last week. He didn't commit a turnover and completed 19 of 26 passes with a touchdown.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Eastern Kentucky has moved tonight's Ohio Valley Conference game against Tennessee Tech north to Georgetown College after a security threat led school officials to cancel classes for the remainder of this week. EKU canceled classes on all of its campuses yesterday morning to allow law enforcement to investigate "an escalating threat" originating on social media after discovering graffiti that threatened to "kill all" this week.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has talked with Ohio State freshman JaQuan Lyle, whose recruitment by Louisville is mentioned in a book by an escort alleging that strippers danced and had sex with Cardinals players and prospects. OSU spokesman Dan Wallenberg confirmed via email that Lyle met Tuesday with the NCAA.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gotachancetodance rallied to beat Promotional by two lengths yesterday in the $77,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on the turf at Belmont Park. The 4-year-old trained by Todd Pletcher has three wins and two seconds in six career starts.