Wednesday's Sports Briefs

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

TCU, West Virginia Big 12 contenders in 3rd year

|Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

A few things to watch during Week 10 in the Big 12 Conference:

Florida State-Louisville Preview Capsule

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

No. 1 Florida State (7-0, 4-0 ACC, No. 2 CFP) at Louisville (6-2, 4-2, No. 25 CFP), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Ball State's Davis out 8 to 10 weeks with injury

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Ball state guard Jeremiah Davis will miss eight to 10 weeks after undergoing surgery on his right foot, coach James Whitford said Wednesday.

Lofton dismissed from Minnesota basketball team

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Junior guard Zach Lofton has been dismissed from the Minnesota basketball program.

Monson, Long Beach State agree to extension

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Long Beach State basketball coach Dan Monson has agreed to a five-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season.

Kadlec, long-time Missouri fixture, dies at 86

|Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

John Kadlec, the University of Missouri sports icon whose Tigers career spanned more than a half-century as player, coach, administrator and broadcaster, has died. He was 86.

Developers say work to begin on Vegas Strip arena

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Developers said Wednesday they're starting construction on a privately-funded $1.4 billion retractable-roof sports arena and resort backed by a former UNLV and National Basketball Association player at a former waterpark site on the Las Vegas Strip.

Buckeyes not thrilled at No. 16 on playoff list

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Urban Meyer took a look at the initial College Football Playoff rankings on Wednesday.

Wildcats turn to Foster to lead them into season

| |Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

There were times last season that Marcus Foster felt like all eyes were on him.