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Injured Bosa leaves Ohio State to prep for pro career

Oct. 16, 2018 5:11 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Injured defensive end Nick Bosa has decided to leave school to focus on getting ready for the NFL draft in the spring, Ohio State said Tuesday. The junior All-American from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, already had four sacks this season when he suffered a core muscle injury on Sept. 15...

'Edgy' haunted house suspends actors for mock rapes

Oct. 16, 2018 11:10 AM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Complaints from visitors about being pushed onto a mattress where actors simulated raping them at an "edgy" haunted house in northeast Ohio has led to the suspension of the actors involved. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Akron Fright Fest owner Jeremy Caudill says he was "shocked and...

Chargers relaxing in Cleveland on their way to London

Oct. 15, 2018 8:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers woke up to overcast skies, brisk temperatures and light rain falling outside their downtown hotel. It was far from a picturesque Monday in Cleveland, but wide receiver Tyrell Williams found beauty in the classic fall conditions. "There's really no other place I'd...

Nance Jr. staying home with Cavs, signs 4-year extension

Oct. 15, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Nance Jr. looked out at the crowd gathered in the gym and knew he made the right choice. He's staying home. "I'm one of you guys," he said. "I really am. I'm a Cleveland guy at heart." Nance signed a $44.8 million, four-year contract extension on Monday with the Cavaliers, the team...

Ugly sight: Browns' lopsided loss an 'eye opener' for team

Oct. 15, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns have endured all types of losses over the past few seasons. They've been painful, lopsided, comical, heartbreaking, head-scratching and last-second. Jarvis Landry described Sunday's defeat differently. "An eye-opener," the receiver said. After being so competitive through...

Browns' Schobert to miss games with hamstring injury

Oct. 15, 2018 7:28 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland's defense took another big hit. A day after giving up 246 yards rushing, the Browns learned they may be without Pro Bowl linebacker Joe Schobert for several games because of a hamstring injury. Schobert got hurt in the third quarter of Sunday's 38-14 loss to the Los Angeles...

Blitzburghed: Bengals pick up pieces after another late loss

Oct. 15, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals' depleted defense went with an all-out blitz, hoping to push the Steelers out of field goal range. Instead, Ben Roethlisberger threw a short pass that Antonio Brown turned into a 31-yard touchdown with 10 seconds left, and the Bengals' litany of last-second losses grew with...

Some starters returning to banged-up Ohio State defense

Oct. 15, 2018 3:02 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 2 Ohio State expects to get back a couple of starters on a banged-up defense that has shown a weakness for giving up big plays all season. Despite their 30-14 victory over Minnesota on Saturday, the Buckeyes — who moved up a spot in the AP Top 25 — looked vulnerable,...

Thurber House announces 2018 finalists for humor prize

Oct. 15, 2018 1:14 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio-based nonprofit named for humorist James Thurber has announced the finalists for the country's top humor writing prize. Thurber House, the boyhood home of Thurber, serves as a literary center and museum in Columbus. Each year, it awards the Thurber Prize for American Humor....

Government spends millions to guard Confederate cemeteries

Oct. 15, 2018 12:59 PM EDT

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — After last year's deadly clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, the federal government quietly spent millions of dollars to hire private security guards to stand watch over at least eight Confederate cemeteries, documents from the Department...