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Bellamy's 21st rushing TD of season is OT winner for Broncos

Nov. 12, 2019 11:03 PM EST

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — LeVante Bellamy, the nation's leader in rushing touchdowns, scored on a 4-yard run in overtime to give Western Michigan a 37-34 victory over Ohio on Tuesday night. Louie Zervos kicked a 37-yard field goal for Ohio (4-6, 3-3 Mid-American Conference) on the first possession in overtime...

Brown leads E. Kentucky over Ohio Chillicothe 129-43

Nov. 12, 2019 9:56 PM EST

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Jomaru Brown scored 22 points as Eastern Kentucky easily beat Ohio Chillicothe 129-43 on Tuesday night. Ty Taylor added 20 points for the Colonels. Taylor also had five steals. Russhard Cruickshank had 15 points, six assists and six steals for Eastern Kentucky (2-1). Tre King added 14...

Vann runs for 4 TDs in EMU's 42-14 win over Zips

Nov. 12, 2019 9:30 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Shaq Vann rushed for 142 yards and four touchdowns and Eastern Michigan beat winless Akron 42-14 on Tuesday night. Vann became the first Eagle to score four rushing touchdowns since Bronson Hill against Toledo on Oct. 13, 2012. He scored Eastern Michigan's first three TDs when the Eagles...

Alabama 5th in CFP committee rankings after loss to LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee's second top 25. LSU replaced Ohio State as No. 1 on Tuesday night after the Tigers won at Alabama on Saturday. The Buckeyes were bumped to No....

2 of a kind: Chubb, Hunt give Browns powerful backfield

Nov. 12, 2019 5:03 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Freddie Kitchens has struggled to make two star wide receivers happy. The Browns coach now has a pair of elite running backs to please as well. One football. Four playmakers. That's not necessarily a bad problem. With Kareem Hunt returning from his eight-game NFL suspension to join Nick...

Record cold follows early snowstorm over much of eastern US

Nov. 12, 2019 4:48 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday. The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall...

Cincinnati gets 1st win under John Brannen, 81-59 over Drake

Nov. 11, 2019 9:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen's first win at Cincinnati was no big deal. The Bearcats had a low-key celebration in the locker room after their 81-59 victory over Drake on Monday night that displayed their new up-tempo offense under their first-year head coach. "We clapped it up, that's about it," center...

Jackets' Foligno suspended 3 games for hit on Bellemare

Nov. 11, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit...

Winless Bengals joining ranks of franchise's worst teams

Nov. 11, 2019 3:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — These Bengals are on the verge of joining the ranks of the franchise's worst teams — and that's saying something. As bad as the Dave Shula teams. As bad as Marvin Lewis' worst team. In the same neighborhood as Dick LeBeau's 2-14 team of 2002. One more loss, and they qualify for the...

Browns take step forward in strange, unpredictable season

Nov. 11, 2019 2:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — When the Browns finally reached the end zone after so many embarrassing, empty trips inside the red zone, they also re-discovered Rashard Higgins, their mysteriously lost wide receiver. Perversely perfect. This strange, unpredictable season had another weird moment. Desperate for a win,...