• ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, AUG. 27 - In this Aug. 8, 2016 photo, Capital University student Aja Miyamoto, one of the first Ohio students to enroll in programs to earn bachelor's and law degrees in six years instead of seven, poses for a photograph on Capital University's campus in Bexley, Ohio. Three-plus-3 programs to earn bachelor's and law degrees in six years instead of seven are cropping up around Ohio, after Ohio became the last state to lift restrictions on the programs when the state Supreme Court changed a bar exam rule in 2014. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Smyth)

    Ohio students can finish college, law degree in 6 years

    BEXLEY, Ohio (AP) — Special programs allowing Ohio college students to earn both their bachelor’s and law degrees in a combined six years are cropping up around the state.

  • Prevot suspended indefinitely by No. 24 Oregon

    EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Defensive end Torrodney Prevot has been suspended indefinitely by No. 24 Oregon for violating the university’s and athletic department’s code of conduct.

  • Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Feb. 20, 2015 story about an antibiotic-resistant “superbug” outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Associated Press mischaracterized a statement an expert made about proving the cause of an infection. Lawrence Muscarella, a health care and sterilization expert, said he was suggesting an argument hospitals might use when he said, “Proving causation is impossible.” Muscarella said an infection can be proven to come from a hospital instrument.

  • In this July 29, 2016, file photo, Jordan Spieth watches his approach shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J. Spieth missed being part of the Olympics even before the golf began. Rory McIlroy thought it was a big hit and was thankful to be wrong. They were among the top four who chose not to go.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

    Spieth has no chance against Spelling Bee co-champion

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth was no match for the National Spelling Bee co-champion — with spelling and, ultimately, with putting.

  • Ebola survivor to nurse students: Be the best of the best

    ATLANTA (AP) — An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital said health care workers continue to learn more about the disease she contracted in 2014 while volunteering in the west African country of Liberia.

  • In this April 15, 2016, file photo, Indiana quarterback Richard Lagow (21) rolls out during the Cream and Crimson spring football game at Memorial Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. Lagow will start Thursday night at Florida International. Coach Kevin Wilson announced Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, that the highly-touted junior college transfer beat out junior Zander Diamont, who had more experience in the Hoosiers' system. (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP, File)

    Junior college transfer Lagow wins Indiana’s starting QB job

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Richard Lagow waited four long years to start a Football Bowl Subdivision game.

  • Cleveland-area team forfeits season opener after suspensions

    MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — A high school near Cleveland is forfeiting its football season opener after suspending several players.

  • Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans passes during the NCAA college football team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

    Transfer Jerod Evans named Virginia Tech’s starting QB

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Junior college transfer Jerod Evans will be Virginia Tech’s starting quarterback in the opener against Liberty.

  • Malzahn names Sean White starting QB against No. 2 Clemson

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Sean White will open this season like he finished the last one: As Auburn’s starting quarterback.

  • Docs ask feds to probe use of live animals at USC med school

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The emergency-medicine training program at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine violates federal law by using live animals, according to a complaint filed Thursday by a doctors group that seeks alternatives to using animals in medical education and research.