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Hot start helps No. 18 Ohio State rout No. 10 Villanova

Nov. 13, 2019 10:58 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not even Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann saw this coming. His 18th-ranked Buckeyes looked NCAA Tournament-ready in their third game, racing out to a big lead, playing solid defense and smothering No. 10 Villanova 76-51 on Wednesday night for a significant early-season victory....

Porn actress fights Trump request for settlement dollars

Nov. 13, 2019 3:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for porn star Stormy Daniels are challenging a request by President Donald Trump’s lawyers to stake claim to a settlement between Daniels and Ohio's capital city. A federal judge last year said Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, must pay Trump nearly...

US Rep. Tim Ryan, former presidential contender, backs Biden

Nov. 13, 2019 12:17 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman who recently ended his own White House bid has endorsed Joe Biden for president. Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan’s backing was announced by the Biden campaign Wednesday. It could provide a pivotal boost for the former vice president in the blue-collar...

Jackets' Foligno suspended 3 games for hit on Bellemare

Nov. 11, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit...

No. 18 Ohio State pulls away to beat Cincinnati 64-56

Nov. 7, 2019 12:51 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann was so exasperated with his team's offense at halftime of Wednesday's season opener against Cincinnati that he tore up the game plan and started over from scratch. The adjustments led to the 18th-ranked Buckeyes rallying from a seven-point first half...

Trump attorneys file notice of porn actress settlement

Nov. 6, 2019 7:37 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump have notified the court overseeing a settlement between Ohio's capital city and porn actress Stormy Daniels of money owed to him by Daniels. A federal judge last year said Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, must pay Trump nearly...

Smith's 2 tallies push Golden Knights past Columbus 2-1

Nov. 5, 2019 10:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights put two straight, particularly frustrating overtime losses behind and kicked off a four-game road trip with a win. The Columbus Blue Jackets' ongoing scoring woes had much to do with that. The Golden Knights had lost their two previous games in overtime after...

Indians let All-Star pitcher Salazar & 3 others go free

Nov. 4, 2019 4:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have given up on former All-Star Danny Salazar, whose career has been sidetracked by injuries. Salazar was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list Monday and refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Columbus, electing to become a free agent. Relievers Tyler Olson, A.J. Cole...

Rittich stops 43 shots as Flames beat Blue Jackets 3-0

Nov. 2, 2019 10:32 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Calgary's Sean Monahan ended a personal 13-game scoreless streak with a goal that proved to be the winner. Monahan, Sam Bennett and Matthew Tkachuk scored, and David Rittich recorded the shutout as the Flames beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-0 Saturday night. The Flames (8-6-2) won...

David Perron scores in OT, Blues beat Blue Jackets 4-3

Nov. 2, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — When the St. Louis Blues headed into overtime, the focus turned to David Perron. The winger some are calling Mr. Overtime didn't disappoint. Perron scored eight seconds into the extra session to give the Blues a 4-3 comeback victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. "He's got...