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Myles Garrett, helmet a ‘weapon,’ banned for rest of season

Nov. 15, 2019 5:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours...

Mendy, Williams carry Robert Morris over Howard 85-65

Nov. 15, 2019 5:06 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Yannis Mendy and Josh Williams scored 14 points apiece as Robert Morris routed Howard 85-65 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer (MABC) Invitational. Mendy made his first six shots from the floor and finished 7 of 8 for a career high in points. Dante Treacy added 13 points for the...

Measure introduced in Ohio would ban abortion outright

Nov. 15, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A group of conservative lawmakers in Ohio has introduced a bill to outlaw abortion outright except to save the pregnant woman’s life. State Rep. Candice Keller, a Republican from Middletown, says the bill’s backers are tired of taking an incremental approach to ending...

No. 17 Cincinnati wants to avoid letdown against USF

Nov. 15, 2019 4:42 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No. 17 Cincinnati can clinch at least a share of the American Athletic Conference East Division title by beating South Florida. The Bearcats are two-touchdown favorites and determined to play with a sense of urgency. “The whole team knows it’s there, the whole conference...

Teens plead not guilty in death of woman at Ohio state park

Nov. 15, 2019 4:03 PM EST

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — Two 16-year-old boys have pleaded not guilty in the death of a woman killed by a falling log at an Ohio State park on Labor Day. The Chillicothe Gazette reports Jaden Churchheus and Jordan Buckley were arraigned Friday in Hocking County Court on murder, involuntary manslaughter and...

No. 24 Michigan women beat Kent State 88-53 in Akron Classic

Nov. 15, 2019 3:58 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akienreh Johnson scored a career-high 21 points, Naz Hillmon had 14 points and nine rebounds, and No. 24 Michigan beat Kent State 88-53 on Friday in the Akron Classic. Johnson, a Toledo native, scored 13 of her points in the third quarter when Michigan tallied 31 points to build a...

Turner lifts Bowling Green over DII Fairmont State 88-66

Nov. 15, 2019 2:41 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Justin Turner registered 16 points as Bowling Green easily beat Division II opponent Fairmont State 88-66 on Friday. BGSU opened the game on a 12-2 run and it was 24-8 after eight minutes. The Falcons led by 15 points at the break and by 30 with 2:45 remaining. Trey Diggs had 11...

Police not pursuing charges against Browns’ Myles Garrett

Nov. 15, 2019 12:14 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they are not investigating Browns player Myles Garrett for striking a Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback in the head with a helmet. Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia (CHAWCH’) said Friday that police hadn’t received a complaint from Mason Rudolph. And a city spokeswoman...

No. 2 Ohio State heads to Rutgers as 51-point favorite

Nov. 15, 2019 12:07 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — There aren’t many ranked teams who bring a backup quarterback into a meeting with the media to preview their next opponent late in the season. No. 2 Ohio State (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) isn’t your ordinary team. The Buckeyes have won 15 straight games dating to last season...

Ex-Browns receiver Antonio Callaway gets 10-game drug ban

Nov. 15, 2019 11:44 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway has been suspended 10 games by the NFL for another violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said Friday that Callaway will begin serving the suspension immediately. The 22-year-old player was...