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Shaw, Yelich power Brewers past Reds, 5-2

Aug. 21, 2018 12:22 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw and Christian Yelich homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers overcome an early deficit, and Chase Anderson kept the ball in the ballpark when it mattered. Anderson settled in after giving up two early solo homers and the Brewers rallied for a 5-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds...

Agents with expired vests vented, prepared for 'misfortune'

Aug. 21, 2018 12:09 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation agents and supervisors raised repeated concerns about expired body armor for more than a year before a union grievance was filed this May, public records show. Emails released by Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine's office shed new light on...

Bills announce rookie QB Allen to start against Bengals

Aug. 20, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rookie quarterback Josh Allen moved one step closer to becoming the Buffalo Bills' starter. Coach Sean McDermott is providing the strong-armed, first-round draft pick his opportunity to win the job by naming him the starter in Buffalo's preseason game against the Cincinnati...

Bills count on LB Edmunds' ability to counter growing pains

Aug. 20, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier was in the midst of discussing his ideal prototypical sizes for players at various positions, when Tremaine Edmunds' name was mentioned. "Hah," Frazier said, before pausing to buy time to put the 20-year-old rookie starting middle...

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Aug. 20, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson received 18...

Quick study: Browns rookie Corbett passing tests as starter

Aug. 20, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Austin Corbett battled all types of nasty characters as a four-year starting left tackle at Nevada. His toughest opponent didn't wear shoulder pads or a helmet. "Organic chemistry," the Browns rookie left guard said, rattling off a course he never mastered. "I just could not grasp my...

Woman who returned to work after daughter was shot sentenced

Aug. 20, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who returned to work and delayed medical care after her 8-year-old son shot his 4-year-old sister multiple times with a rifle has been sentenced to six months in jail. Alyssa Edwards pleaded guilty in July to child endangerment charges. She also was sentenced Monday in...

Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

Aug. 20, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State trustees set a private meeting for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach Urban Meyer as the university seeks to quickly move past a scandal that has consumed the football program for nearly a month. Meyer has been the subject of an investigation into the handling of...

Mural to famous baby hippo Fiona unveiled in Cincinnati

Aug. 20, 2018 3:27 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in Ohio have unveiled a mural dedicated to Fiona, the baby hippo at Cincinnati Zoo that beat the odds and survived, despite being born nearly two months early. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the mural featuring a smiling Fiona and her mother Bibi was revealed recently in the...

That scrutinized bit of Meyer's OSU contract may be new norm

Aug. 20, 2018 10:33 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation of how football coach Urban Meyer handled domestic violence accusations against an assistant has drawn attention to his obligation to report violations of Ohio State's sexual misconduct policy — a type of specificity becoming increasingly common in college...