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SAN DIEGO - The mystery kept gnawing at Ohio State receivers coach Brian Hartline as preseason drills grew whiskers. Wiry wideout Chris Olave, a record-setter from San Marcos Mission Hills High, seemed so smart, grounded and committed. Why was he always the last guy to lock into his spot in the formation when the Buckeyes practiced up-tempo offense? Hartline became frustrated watching a player ...

OAKLAND, Calif. - When Kyler Murray was selected ninth overall by the A's in June's MLB draft, the thought of him actually having a shot to play in the NFL was a mere fantasy. He was the heir to 2017 Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield, taking over as quarterback for a traditionally high-powered Oklahoma squad. But listed at just 5-foot-11 and around 195 pounds, there was no chance of Murray ...

What do we talk about when we talk about Urban Meyer? Do we mention that he beat No. 1 Alabama with his No. 3 quarterback? That he went undefeated at Utah? That he coached Tim Tebow and Ezekiel Elliott? That he'll retire with three national championships, the last two coming after he one-upped the Great Saban en route? Or do we talk about Zach Smith, whom Meyer hired at both Florida and Ohio ...