BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
Some of the sports stories The Associated Press is covering Wednesday. A full Sports Digest will be sent by about 3 p.m. All times EST:
– IRVING, Texas – NFL owners meet to discuss potential relocation to Los Angeles for the Rams, Raiders or Chargers as early as 2016.
– EAST LANSING, Mich. – No. 3 Michigan State hosts No. 24 Louisville in one of the marquee matchups in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Game starts 7:15 p.m.
– CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Golden State Warriors look to extend their winning streak to 20 games to open the season when they visit the Hornets. Game starts 7 p.m.
– DETROIT – The Green Bay Packers are reeling, losing four of five, and the Detroit Lions are rolling, winning three straight, heading into their matchup Thursday night.
– ZURICH – The date Dec. 2, 2010, will forever mark a turning point in the scandalous story of FIFA. Five years ago, a widely discredited FIFA executive committee chose Russia to host the 2018 World Cup and gave the 2022 tournament to Qatar.
– NASSAU, Bahamas – Jordan Spieth ends a spectacular season as defending champion of the Hero World Challenge. For five players in this world-class field, it's their last chance to win this year.
– The defensive stars will be all over the field during the Southeastern Conference championship game. No. 2 Alabama and No. 18 Florida both have NFL-caliber talent on defense.
– WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Conor McGregor has been playing elaborate mind games with Jose Aldo for months, goading and taunting the UFC champion with a verbal dexterity and showmanship to rival the greatest self-promoters in sports history. The Irish featherweight finally gets his Brazilian target in the octagon next weekend at UFC 194, and McGregor promises he'll back up every word he said.
– SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The No. 10 Ohio State women, who have already lost to No. 1 Connecticut and No. 2 South Carolina, take on No. 3 Notre Dame, which is coming off an overtime victory over UCLA. Game starts 7 p.m.