BC-AP Sports Digest

Published on NewsOK Modified: September 20, 2014 at 2:01 pm •  Published: September 20, 2014

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Jameis Winston won't be leading top-ranked Florida State when it hosts No. 22 Clemson when the teams meet in an ACC showdown. The Heisman Trophy winner has been suspended for the game after making lewd comments about female anatomy. Sean Maguire will make his first college start for the Seminoles. By Kareem Copeland. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts at 8 p.m.


DENVER — Cleared to play following his third diagnosed concussion since November, Broncos receiver Wes Welker will get back in a game Sunday, when Denver travels to Seattle for a Super Bowl rematch. To some, it's a comeback that feels a bit rushed, knowing the next hit Welker takes to his head could be his last. 900 words. By Eddie Pells and Howard Fendrich



TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — No. 3 Alabama opens Southeastern Conference play against Florida in a matchup that both hope to turn into a statement game. By John Zenor. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 3:30 p.m.


LINCOLN, Neb. — Miami plays No. 24 Nebraska for the first time since the programs were finishing their runs of dominance more than a decade ago. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 8 p.m.


MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — No. 4 Oklahoma (3-0) makes its first trip out of state this season when the Sooners take on West Virginia (2-1) in their Big 12 opener Saturday night. By John Raby. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:30 p.m.



BALTIMORE — Thousands of fans are expected to trade in their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Baltimore players at the Ravens' home stadium on the final day of the two-day program. UPCOMING: 350 words by 2:30 p.m.



KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After routing the Royals in the series opener, the Detroit Tigers try to further pad their 1 1/2-game advantage in the AL Central when they send Max Scherzer to the mound in Kansas City. James Shields tries to get the Royals back on track. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 1:05 p.m.

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