From Comcast SportsNetAKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Former Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel is going back to school -- in a newly created position at the University of Akron. The school announced Thursday that Tressel has been hired as vice president for strategic engagement and will earn a base salary of 200,000 per year. The job starts May. 1. University officials say he will work with alumni, community organizations and friends of the school to develop strategies and efforts to help students succeed. Akron President Luis Proenza says in a statement that Tressel will bring his energy, leadership, passion and compassion to the university. Tressel was forced to resign last May amid a scandal at Ohio State. He met with Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay about the team's head coaching position but didn't get the job.
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A day after scoring two runs against the Mets, Bruce Bochy is using the same lineup Sunday against Rafael Montero.
New York Mets:
1. Curtis Granderson (L) CF
2. Asdrubal Cabrera (S) SS
3. Jay Bruce (L) RF
4. Wilmer Flores (R) 3B
5. Lucas Duda (L) 1B
6. T.J. Rivera (R) 2B
7. Michael Conforto (L) LF
8. Rene Rivera (R) C
9. Rafael Montero (R) P
San Francisco Giants:
1. Denard Span (L) CF
2. Joe Panik (L) 2B
3. Hunter Pence (R) RF
4. Buster Posey (R) C
5. Brandon Belt (L) 1B
6. Brandon Crawford (L) SS
7. Ryder Jones (L) 3B
8. Austin Slater (R) LF
9. Matt Moore (L) P
A new team believes in Stephen Vogt.
The former A's catcher, who was designated for assignment on Thursday, was claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
The A's announced the transaction shortly before their game against the White Sox.
News of the Brewers making the waiver claim was first reported by ESPN.
The Brewers were the only team to place a waiver claim on Vogt, according to The San Francisco Chronicle.
Vogt, a clubhouse leader and one of the longest tenured A's, hit just .217 with four home runs and 20 RBI in 54 games this season.
Stephen Vogt has been claimed off waivers by Milwaukee.— Keep Voting Alonso! (@Athletics) June 25, 2017
The #Brewers have claimed Stephen Vogt on waivers, source says.— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) June 25, 2017
I can confirm that Vogt was claimed by the Brewers; no other clubs put in a waiver claim.— Susan Slusser (@susanslusser) June 25, 2017