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MLB '19: Longtime baseball voices going, going, almost gone

Mar. 19, 2019 3:50 AM EDT

Steve Blass spent his boyhood afternoons in Connecticut flinging a rubber ball against the side of a half-barn, fantasizing that he was pitching in the majors. Come evening, the 10-year-old would get his radio and tune into a game, delighted when Mel Allen's voice crackled from the transistor. "When I thought...

From dollars to bytes: Digital payment tech companies merge

Mar. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

Fidelity National Information Services is buying Worldpay for about $35 billion to combine forces as financial transactions increasingly move online. The payment service industry works behind the scenes to help complete the process for purchases. It was a simpler exercise when those transactions took place in...

FC Cincinnati wins for 1st time in MLS, beating Timbers

Mar. 17, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Allan Cruz and Mathieu Deplagne scored two minutes apart in the second half and expansion FC Cincinnati won for the first time in MLS, topping the 10-man Portland Timbers 3-0 on Sunday in its home debut. Kendall Waston scored FC Cincy's first home goal in the MLS in the 15th minute by...

The West will be wild, but in the end, Duke will win title

Mar. 17, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

Think of the greatest rivalries in college sports. Michigan vs. Ohio State. Alabama vs. Auburn. Miami vs. Florida State. Everybody vs. Notre Dame. Duke vs. North Carolina is as good as any, if not better. They have met in basketball 251 times. They now have a combined 93 NCAA Tournament appearances. They've...

Cincinnati defeats Houston 69-57 for AAC title

Mar. 17, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — With conference player of the year Jarron Cumberland running the show, No. 24 Cincinnati pulled away to win its second American Athletic Conference Tournament. Cumberland had 33 points and eight rebounds as No. 24 Cincinnati won its second straight AAC tournament title, defeating No....

Ohio teacher resigns for taping students' mouths shut

Mar. 16, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati Public Schools teacher who acknowledged putting duct tape over students' mouths to discipline them has resigned. District spokeswoman Lauren Worley says Charles Igwekala-Nweke resigned in January. Igwekala-Nweke taught math at Clark Montessori High School and Hughes STEM High...

Federal judge to mediate lawsuits about Ohio State doctor

Mar. 15, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A senior federal judge from Cincinnati will handle the mediation of two lawsuits filed against Ohio State by scores of men alleging the university ignored or failed to stop decades of sexual misconduct by a now-deceased team doctor. After lawyers for OSU and the men couldn't agree on...

Bengals sign former Bills guard John Miller to 3-year deal

Mar. 15, 2019 2:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed guard John Miller to a three-year deal Friday, their first free-agent move to bolster the offensive line. Miller spent the last four seasons with Buffalo, which made him a third-round pick in 2015 out of Louisville. He started 47 games for the Bills. Miller's signing...

Indians ace Kluber makes 1st spring start, faces Reds

Mar. 11, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians were waiting for the right time to turn Cory Kluber loose in spring inning. Kluber made his first Cactus League start Monday, pitching 3 2/3 innings against Cincinnati and giving up three runs and six hits, including a homer by Yasiel Puig. Indians manager Terry...

Reds' Lorenzen pitches an inning, moves to center field

Mar. 11, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Michael Lorenzen has begun the Cincinnati Reds' mound-to-outfield experiment, pitching one inning and then moving to center field Monday in a game against the Cleveland Indians. It didn't take long for the ball to find him. Lorenzen chased Jose Ramirez's leadoff double in...