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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State was looking for a lopsided win to impress the voters and boost its BCS numbers. The Buckeyes made Penn State pay the price. Braxton Miller passed for three touchdowns and ran for two and Carlos Hyde rushed for 147 yards and two more scores to lead the fourth-ranked Buckeyes to a 63-14 victory over Penn State on Saturday night. "Weve got to keep our foot to the pedal," said Miller, who completed 18 of 24 passes for a career-best 252 yards before leaving in the third quarter. It was the most points surrendered by Penn State (4-3, 1-2 Big Ten) and its worst beating in 114 years. "Its the worst game Ive experienced," said Nittany Lions outside linebacker Mike Hull. Meyer said trying to rout an opponent was not what his team set out to do. "It helps," coach Urban Meyer said of needing to win big to get the attention of those voting in the coaches and Harris polls that are part of the BCS standings formula. "That was not certainly our mindset. Our mindset was to find a way to win this game against a very talented team that we have a lot of respect for that had a lot of momentum coming into this game. ... Things usually work out. Id be disappointed if that was our guys focus. Thats not our focus." But not all of his players felt that way. "We wanted to make a statement," wide-out Devin Smith said. The Ohio State (8-0, 4-0) victory stretched its nations best winning streak to 20 in a row, two behind the school mark which included the 1968 national championship season. That team was recognized during the opening half as the Buckeyes streaked to a 42-7 lead. Nittany Lions freshman QB Christian Hackenberg bobbled the second snap of the night and it never got much better. He ended up throwing two interceptions. A crowd of 105,889 at Ohio Stadium roared from the outset -- and had plenty of reasons. Penn State hadnt given up so many points or been beaten so badly since losing 64-5 to the Duquesne Athletic Club on Nov. 25, 1899. Even Millers backup -- Kenny Guiton -- rushed for two touchdowns. The Buckeyes dominated all the crucial numbers, totalling a staggering 686 yards (to 357 for Penn State) while rushing for 408 yards on 51 attempts -- an average of 8 yards per carry. Bill Belton was one of the few bright spots for the Nittany Lions, gaining 98 yards on 22 carries. It was the most one-sided margin by the Buckeyes and their most points scored in the 29 meetings in the series. The teams had split the last four meetings, with Ohio State holding a cumulative 79-66 scoring advantage. All of those matchups were close. But this one sure wasnt. It got out of hand quickly. "I take full responsibility for this loss," Penn State coach Bill OBrien said. "We didnt have them prepared good enough as a coaching staff, or me has a head coach. Therefore we didnt play good enough." The Buckeyes enforced their will on the Nittany Lions on both sides of the ball in an impressive show of strength. Ohio State scored on six of seven possessions in the first two quarters, throwing deep for scores to wide-open receivers and jamming it between the tackles with Miller and Hyde making the most of gaping holes. "Im improving myself and showing what Ive got," Miller said. "The first half, it went really well: fast, fast, momentum. The game plan worked out." Miller completed all four of his passes for 65 yards after the opening kickoff before Hyde bulled right tackle for a 2-yard TD. In the only real drama of the game, Penn State manufactured a nice drive in response by mixing Belton runs with Hackenberg passes until faced with a third and 5 at the Ohio State 12. Then Hackenberg tried to thread a pass to tight end Adam Breneman at the goal line, with safety Corey "Pittsburgh" Brown picking off the underthrown attempt to end the threat. After the teams traded punts, the Buckeyes scored on five straight possessions. Miller scrambled right and just tumbled into the end zone behind a block by Devin Smith on a 39-yard scoring run. Two plays later, safety C.J. Barnett jumped a route and intercepted a Hackenberg pass and the onslaught was on. Seven plays and 52 yards later, Miller hesitated after taking the snap and had his pick of routes to the goal line, carrying the final 6 yards to make it 21-0. Hackenberg finished 12 of 23 for 112 yards passing with a touchdown and two interceptions. He carried four times for 21 yards in losses. The final score had to bring a chuckle to former Ohio State coach John Cooper. He took a team ranked No. 21 to Happy Valley in 1994 which was run over by the top-ranked Nittany Lions by a score of -- thats right -- 63-14. Even though the players werent motivated to roll up a big score to grab voters, Miller said the thought crossed his mind. "We didnt really talk about it, but I was watching games all day on TV," Miller said. 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NANCY, France -- Matteo Trentin of Italy won Fridays seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after two top American hopefuls went down in the latest spills of a crash-marred edition this year. Fellow Italian Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leaders yellow jersey. U.S. rider Tejay van Van Garderen, who crashed within the last 17 kilometres, was the big loser on the day -- with his fall costing him more than a minute in the title chase. The sun finally broke through clouds that had dumped rain over riders in recent days for the 234.5 kilometre (146 mile) ride from Epernay, the capital of Champagne country, to the eastern city of Nancy. It was the second-longest stage of the three-week race this year. Trentin, a cheery 24-year-old who won a stage in the Tour of Switzerland earlier this year, beat Slovakias Peter Sagan by what looked like no more than a centimetre or two on the finish-line photo of the final sprint. The finish was so close that the Tours Web site initially declared Sagan the winner. Trentin patted Sagan on the back after crossing the line. The Cannondale star, who took home the green jersey given to the Tours best overall sprinter for the last two years, has finished in the top-5 of every stage this year -- and second three times -- but has yet to win. Frances Tony Gallopin was third. "Honestly I didnt know that I won. I told Peter that he had beaten me on the line. Cycling is nice because anything can happen," said Trentin, who won a stage in Lyon in his first Tour last year. "Its a good thing that I won two times." Trentin dedicated the victory to his Omega Pharma Quick Step team and its star sprinter Mark Cavendish, who crashed out in Stage 1. BMC leader van Garderen was not the only American to have a bad day. Andrew Talansky fell in the final sprint, rolling over and scuffing up his left arm and ripping his jersey on his shoulder after getting bumped by Australias Simon Gerrans. But under course rules, Talansky, the Garmin-Sharp team leader, didnt lose time in the title chase because his crash happened within the last three kilometres. He yelled in frustration after crossing the line. "Hes ok ... its not something thats going to affect him much," Garmin-Sharp team Jonathan Vaughters said of Talansky on French TV. "I dont know if it was Gerrans fault, but hes angry. Thats 100-per cent sure." Overall, Nibali has a two-second lead over Astana teammate Jakob Fuglsang and is two minutes, 37 seconds clear of two-time Tour winner Alberto Contador -- his main riival.dddddddddddd Talansky is seventh, 2 minutes, 5 seconds back. With about 16 kilometres left, a Movistar team rider bumped the back wheel of van Garderen as he moved to the right in the pack. They tumbled to the asphalt. Van Garderen got rolled over by another riders bike. The BMC leader got up and back to the race, but lost time to Nibali, even after several of his teammates pedaled furiously in front of him to keep him out of the wind, trying to help him catch up. He shrugged off the damage, putting it into the long-term perspective of a three-week race that ends in Paris on July 27. "Its a tough blow, but the Tour is long, the race changes," van Garderen said of the time loss, calling the crash "nothing major. So Ill definitely be fine to start tomorrow." More significant for the BMC leader in the long-term, however, may be the withdrawal of Colombias John Darwin Atapuma, a good climber whom the team was grooming to help van Garderen. The race medical report said Atapuma was taken to a hospital for treatment of a broken femur just above the knee. "This is definitely not a good day for the team," said van Garderen. "To lose him ... I really just hope hes ok, I hear he banged his knee pretty hard." Overall van Garderen trails 3 minutes, 14 behind Nibali, in 18th place, after starting the stage only 2:11 adrift. "There have really been a lot of crashes this year, in the final sprints," Nibali said. "We all knew that Sagan wanted a win today ... The end of the stage was very hard." The biggest crash casualty this year was defending champion Chris Froome, who dropped out of the race with an injured wrist in Stage 5. Also falling in the finish-line crash, Swiss rider Mathias Frank, the leader of the IAM Cycling team, was undergoing a medical scan at hospital for a severely injured hip, the race medical report said. In an earlier crash, Dutch rider Stef Clement dropped out of the race and was taken to hospital after a blow to the head. In a possible preview of race action to come, Contador led a small attack along a low-grade climb with about 6-kilometres left, but he couldnt shake Nibali. The Italian says he expects the Spanish two-time champ to attack in the mountains ahead starting this weekend, culminating with a tough uphill finish on Monday. A shakeout among title contenders could be ahead in Saturdays eighth stage, which winds through medium-height mountains along a 161-kilometre (100-mile) run from Tomblaine to Gerardmer-La Mauselaine ski resort. Cheap NFL JerseysWholesale JerseysWholesale NFL JerseysJerseys From ChinaWholesale NFL JerseysCheap NFL JerseysCheap Jerseys ' ' '