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Portal to Pros: NFL teams eyeing rising number of transfers

Feb. 01, 2023 17:54 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The prolific pace of school-switching among college players has helped some NFL prospects have breakout seasons and demonstrate they can adapt to a new system. They're hoping that pays off in the draft. Offensive lineman O’Cyrus Torrence...

Eagles reserve lineman accused of rape ahead of Super Bowl

Feb. 01, 2023 15:55 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Ohio (AP) — Josh Sills, a reserve offensive lineman for the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles, has been indicted on rape and kidnapping charges that stem from an incident in Ohio just over three years ago, authorities said Wednesday. Sills, an undrafted free agent who...

Ohio lawmakers miss cutoff to put 60% question on May ballot

Feb. 01, 2023 15:47 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state lawmakers missed their deadline Wednesday for getting a measure on May ballots that would make it harder to amend the state Constitution. No action was planned on the deadline Wednesday. The resolution was a priority for some members of the...

Republicans set to oust Rep. Omar from Foreign Affairs panel

Feb. 01, 2023 14:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly empowered House Republicans are preparing to oust Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, a Somali-born Muslim lawmaker, from the House Foreign Affairs Committee over her past comments critical of Israel — and as payback after Democrats booted far-right GOP lawmakers from committees...

Maryland snaps No. 21 Indiana's 5-game streak with 66-55 win

Feb. 01, 2023 00:31 AM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Kevin Willard's team made another statement on the court, then the Maryland coach spoke out about his group's chances of making the NCAA Tournament. Let the lobbying begin. “I feel we're getting punished because we played two bad games....

Acuff's 29 lead Eastern Michigan past Ohio 90-79

Jan. 31, 2023 22:40 PM EST

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Tyson Acuff had 29 points in Eastern Michigan's 90-79 win over Ohio on Tuesday night. Acuff added six assists for the Eagles (6-16, 3-6 Mid-American Conference). Emoni Bates scored 19 points while shooting 7 for 14 (2 for 6 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4...

Ohio governor advocates child tax deduction, school vouchers

Jan. 31, 2023 21:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The wellness and opportunities of Ohio's children drive a state budget proposal that includes offering a $2,500 child tax deduction, expanding school vouchers, investing in mental health and spending $2.5 billion to prepare large sites for economic development, Gov. Mike...

Ex-Ohio speaker's lawyer questions 'vibes,' judge's fitness

Jan. 31, 2023 15:22 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — One of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder's lawyers questioned the fitness on Tuesday of U.S. District Judge Timothy Black to preside over the Republican's corruption trial. Attorney Mark Marein raised the issue as the trial of Householder and lobbyist...

Veteran AP, Plain Dealer reporter Mark Gillispie dies at 63

Jan. 31, 2023 11:26 AM EST

Mark Gillispie, a veteran journalist who wrote about many of Ohio’s biggest stories and characters during a four-decade career primarily with The Associated Press and The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, has died. He was 63. Gillispie, who was diagnosed with cancer last fall, died Sunday...

Settlement ends police brutality suit in Ohio's largest city

Jan. 31, 2023 09:34 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Ohio's largest city have reached a $225,000 settlement with a man who said police officers used improper force during a 2017 arrest. The Columbus City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve the deal with Timothy Davis. As part of the...