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Indians win 15th straight over Tigers with 7-2 victory

Sep. 18, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' dominance of Detroit is reaching a historic level. Cleveland beat the Tigers for the 15th straight time, a 7-2 victory Tuesday night that improved the Indians to 16-1 in the season series — with a loss at Comerica Park With two more games left in the series this week,...

Reimer, Forsberg lead Hurricanes in shutout of Lightning

Sep. 18, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

James Reimer and Anton Forsberg combined for a shutout as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 in an NHL preseason game in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday night. Reimer and Forsberg each played half the game for the Hurricanes, who reached the Eastern Conference final last spring after missing the...

University in Ohio to host 4th Democratic debate in October

Sep. 13, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic National Committee says the party's October presidential debate will take place at a small university in Ohio. The fourth debate, which will be hosted by CNN and The New York Times, is to be held at Otterbein University in Westerville, in central Ohio. The debate will...

Blue Jackets look to move past drama of departing stars

Sep. 13, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The offseason drama churned up by the exodus of some of their top stars is now behind the Columbus Blue Jackets. Now they open training camp with some burning questions. Can veteran Joonas Korpisalo, rookie Elvis Merzlikins or someone else step into the huge skates vacated by star...

L Brands chairman 'embarrassed' by former ties with Epstein

Sep. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The founder, chairman and CEO of Victoria's Secret parent L Brands says he is "embarrassed" by his former ties with the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Les Wexner delivered the remarks during his opening address Tuesday at the company's annual investor day in Columbus, Ohio. The...

Blue Jackets sign Zach Werenski to 3-year extension

Sep. 9, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed star defenseman Zach Werenski to a three-year, $15 million contract extension. Werenski was a restricted free agent, and one of the team's priorities was signing the 22-year-old player to a multiyear deal before camp opens Thursday. General...

No. 5 Ohio State faces ex-Buckeye Fickell, Cincinnati

Sep. 6, 2019 11:45 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Buckeye Luke Fickell returns to Ohio Stadium for the first time since he took the Cincinnati job in 2016. There are plenty of story lines and Fickell is at the center. The third-year Bearcats coach played five years at Ohio State in the early 1990s and was a member of the...

The Latest: Minnis: Many still in shelters on Grand Bahama

Sep. 4, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Dorian (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Minnis says he has visited storm-ravaged Grand Bahama, finding many people remain in shelters even though much of the flooding has eased. Minnis spoke at a news briefing Wednesday evening and...

Frankowski's late goal lifts Fire to 1-1 tie with Crew

Aug. 31, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Przemyslaw Frankowski scored in stoppage time to help the Chicago Fire to a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Nikolic Nemanja, at the top of the 6-yard box, redirected a low cross by Aleksandar Katai and Frankowski side-netted a first-timer to tie it in the fourth...

Indians lose OF Naquin with torn ACL in right knee

Aug. 31, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cleveland Indians left fielder Tyler Naquin has a torn ACL in his right knee, the second major injury the team has suffered in a week as it makes a push for the playoffs. Naquin was carted off the field after crashing into the wall while taking away a potential two-run,...