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Winnipeg Jets' Laurent Brossoit, left, makes a save against Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Bjorkstrand leads Blue Jackets past Jets for 6th straight

Jan. 23, 2020 12:11 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets roll into their long winter break after six weeks of solid play and a season-high six-game win streak. Columbus went back and forth with the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night before Oliver Bjorkstrand's second goal of the game with 5:38 left gave the Blue...

This undated photo provided by the Minnesota Vikings shows George Paton. New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski could be reuniting with an old friend in Cleveland. The team is interviewing Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time to be their new GM, a person familiar with the meeting told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (Minnesota Vikings via AP)

Browns still seeking GM, meet second with Vikings assistant

Jan. 22, 2020 10:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — New Browns coach Kevin Stefanski isn't campaigning to bring a former close colleague and friend to Cleveland. At least not publicly, Looking for a general manager to pair with Stefanski, the Browns interviewed Vikings assistant general manager George Paton for the second time Wednesday for...

Cumberland cousins score 37, Cincinnati rallies past Temple

Jan. 22, 2020 10:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cousins Jarron and Jaevin Cumberland combined for 37 points, leading five into double-figure scoring as Cincinnati defeated Temple 89-82 Wednesday night. Jarron Cumberland scored 22, making 13-of-14 at the free-throw line, Jaevin Cumberland, a grad transfer from Oakland, added 15...

Dayton's Jalen Crutcher reacts after scoring a three-point shot during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against St. Bonaventure, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Crutcher has 23, No. 7 Dayton beats St. Bonaventure 86-60

Jan. 22, 2020 9:43 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — St. Bonaventure coach Mark Schmidt called two timeouts while trying to halt Dayton's end-of-the-half run. With Jalen Crutcher hitting 3s and Obi Toppin making dunks, it was a futile task. Crutcher matched his career high with 23 points, Toppin had four dunks, and No. 7 Dayton —...

Man accused of stabbing woman, hiding body in closet, fridge

Jan. 22, 2020 6:22 PM EST

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing an Ohio woman, hiding her in a closet and a refrigerator and continuing to live in her apartment for days before the body was found in a nearby dumpster, has been arraigned on charges including murder. Terrel Ross, 37, of Dayton, also was arraigned...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo people shop at the Pentagon City Mall in Arlington, Va. Clothing retailers, particularly those in malls, have been devastated by changing consumer behavior. More than 9,000 stores were shuttered last year. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Express, seeking revival, to close 100 stores

Jan. 22, 2020 4:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Express, a staple in U.S. malls, will close about 100 stores as part of a restructuring plan as the chain grapples with drastic changes in where people spend their shopping dollars. The retailer that caters to younger shoppers said earlier this month that it was laying off 10% of the staff...

Drowning of worker who fell in vat of acid ruled accidental

Jan. 22, 2020 4:42 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The death of a worker who fell into a chemical vat at an Ohio business was an accidental drowning, a coroner ruled Wednesday. Dana Swisher, 60, of Union, fell into the vat at Techmetals Inc. on Tuesday, Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger said. District Chief Mike Fasnacht...

Detroit Pistons' Derrick Rose (25) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Ante Zizic (41) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Cleveland. Detroit won 115-113.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavs C Zizic out indefinitely with vertigo-like symptoms

Jan. 22, 2020 3:34 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers center Ante Zizic is sidelined indefinitely after experiencing dizziness and other vertigo-like symptoms. The team said Wednesday that Zizic, who has missed Cleveland's past five games, has been diagnosed with a vestibular condition. The 23-year-old Croatian has been nauseous and...

Federal government backs Ohio on Down syndrome abortion law

Jan. 22, 2020 3:28 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government took Ohio's side Tuesday in a lawsuit over a state law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome. “Nothing in Ohio's law creates a substantial obstacle to women obtaining an abortion,” the Justice...

W.Va. inmate who walked out of jail gets 5 additional years

Jan. 22, 2020 2:12 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man who escaped a West Virginia jail and was later caught trying to flee into Mexico was sentenced to five additional years in jail Wednesday. Todd Boyes of Caldwell, Ohio, was sentenced in Kanawha County Circuit Court for his October 2017 escape from the South Central...