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Garrett’s suspension for helmet attack upheld after appeal

Nov. 21, 2019 8:18 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett’s goal was to be NFL’s top defensive player this season. He won’t finish it. Garrett’s indefinite suspension for smashing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet was upheld Thursday by an appeals officer who...

Browns enter season’s stretch changed after Garrett incident

Nov. 21, 2019 8:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — As they walked out of FirstEnergy Stadium into the darkness more than a week ago, the Browns couldn’t celebrate their biggest win in an uneven season as a cloud of uncertainty hung over them. It burst open. They return Sunday a changed team. Myles Garrett’s jaw-dropping,...

Jared Butler leads No. 24 Baylor past Ohio, 76-53

Nov. 21, 2019 7:44 PM EST

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Jared Butler kept on scoring for No. 24 Baylor — and gave the Bears reason to keep playing with a purpose. Butler scored 19 points and Baylor pulled away to beat Ohio 76-53 on Thursday in the Myrtle Beach Invitational quarterfinals. MaCio Teague added 17 points, Freddie Gillespie...

Pippen lifts Kent St past Division II opponent Concord 89-59

Nov. 21, 2019 7:41 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Danny Pippen had 17 points as Kent State routed Division II opponent Concord 89-59 on Thursday. Anthony Roberts and Tervell Beck added 15 points each for the Golden Flashes (5-0). Mitch Peterson had seven rebounds. Troy Simons, whose 16 points per game entering the matchup led the Golden...

Police: Woman stabbed another in belief she was wearing fur

Nov. 21, 2019 6:02 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman with a history of attacks on people wearing fur has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing a woman she believed was wearing the material at a church outside Cleveland, police said. Meredith Lowell, 35, is being held on a $1 million bond after the attack Wednesday afternoon...

Man killed, another wounded in shooting near Ohio school

Nov. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a man has been killed and a second male has been wounded near a high school outside Cincinnati. Colerain Township Police Chief Mark Denney says the man who was fatally shot around 3 p.m. near Northwest High School was approximately 18 or 19 years old and wasn’t a...

Ohio State vows ‘monetary resolution’ for doctor’s victims

Nov. 21, 2019 5:35 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is committed to a “monetary resolution” for men sexually abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss, school leaders said Thursday, though no settlement has been reached in lawsuits alleging school officials ignored complaints and failed to...

NCAA denies waiver appeal from Michigan State’s Joey Hauser

Nov. 21, 2019 5:29 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State coach Tom Izzo was taught by his mentor, the late Jud Heathcote, to give back to the game by being part of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The Hall of Famer is choosing not to do that anymore. A frustrated Izzo said Thursday he was resigning from...

Ohio State University president plans to retire next year

Nov. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University President Michael Drake plans to retire from that role next year after a tenure highlighted by strategic successes but also complicated by scandals involving the university’s marching band, a prominent football coach and a former team doctor accused of...

Macy's weak earnings reflect more trouble at malls

Nov. 21, 2019 5:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There’s more trouble for the nation’s malls heading into the crucial holiday shopping season. A slew of mall-based clothing retailers delivered weak third-quarter earnings reports in recent days, the latest indication of shoppers’ increasing shift online and away from...