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Beaudion leads Cleveland St. past Milwaukee 64-53

Jan. 22, 2021 11:54 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Craig Beaudion had a season-high 25 points as Cleveland State topped Milwaukee 64-53 on Friday night. Beaudion made 8 of 10 shots. He added six rebounds. Torrey Patton had 13 points for Cleveland State (10-4, 10-1 Horizon League), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Tre Gomillion...

Cleveland Cavaliers' Andre Drummond (3) drives to the basket against Brooklyn Nets' James Harden (13) and DeAndre Jordan (6) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Sexton scores 25, Cavaliers beat Durant-less Nets 125-113

Jan. 22, 2021 11:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Collin Sexton had 25 points and nine assists, Andre Drummond added 19 points and 16 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Brooklyn Nets for the second time in three days, 125-113 on Friday night. The Nets played without superstar forward Kevin Durant, who was held out as a...

Diggins makes putback at buzzer, UIC tops Youngstown State

Jan. 22, 2021 8:23 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Michael Diggins tapped in an airball just before the buzzer as Illinois-Chicago edged past Youngstown State 67-66 on Friday. Youngstown State’s Naz Bohannon missed two free throws with eight seconds left and Diggins secured the rebound. Teyvion Kirk dribbled down the court...

FILE - Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr., right, drives past Indiana Pacers' Victor Oladipo in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland, in this Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, file photo. Kevin Porter quickly went from being a future star with the Cavaliers to part of their past. Cleveland finalized its trade with Houston on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021, sending Porter to the Rockets for a future second-round draft pick. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Cavaliers ship Kevin Porter Jr. to Rockets for draft pick

Jan. 22, 2021 7:09 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Porter quickly went from being a future star with the Cavaliers to part of their past. Cleveland completed its trade with Houston on Friday, sending Porter to the Rockets for a second-round draft pick, a deal the Cavs had no choice to make after running out of patience with a player...

FILE - Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence passes against LSU during the second half of a NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans, in this Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, file photo.  Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields was among 98 juniors granted eligibility by the NFL into the draft, while national championship-winning QBs Mac Jones from Alabama and Trevor Lawrence from Clemson were among another 30 players eligible after completing their degrees and deciding not to play more in college. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

NFL draft early entry list has 3 national title-winning QBs

Jan. 22, 2021 3:57 PM EST

Ohio State junior quarterback Justin Fields is among 98 players granted special eligibility by the NFL into the league's draft, while national championship-winning QBs Mac Jones from Alabama and Trevor Lawrence from Clemson are among another 30 players eligible after completing their degrees and deciding not to...

Columbus Blue Jackets' Pierre-Luc Dubois, left, carries the puck up ice against Tampa Bay Lightning's Anthony Cirelli during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Torts and unhappy Dubois clash as Blue Jackets struggle

Jan. 22, 2021 3:32 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella and Pierre-Luc Dubois on Friday tried to turn down the heat on a growing rift that led to the star center's benching in a loss to Tampa Bay. One thing they agree on is that the play of the 22-year-old Dubois has been lacking in a season that...

FILE - In this March 8, 2020 file photo, Winthrop players celebrate in the closing seconds of an NCAA college basketball game against Hampton for the Big South tournament championship in Rock Hill, S.C. Winthrop has Division I's best record in men's basketball yet the Eagles continue to soar off anyone's national radar. The unranked Eagles have won all 15 games this season and have the longest win streak at 20.(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

WIN-throp: Eagles flying off the radar with 20 wins in a row

Jan. 22, 2021 3:09 PM EST

Winthrop guard Chandler Vaudrin can't understand how the undefeated and unranked Eagles don't seem to be on anyone's national radar. “Dang, they should be noticing,” said Vaudrin, the Eagles' do-it-all point guard. “We're 15-0.” But the 6-foot-7 guard knows the remedy, however...

FILE - Ohio State wide receiver Chris Olave catches a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, in this Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, file photo. After the announcements of quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the loss to Alabama in the national championship game, the Buckeyes got a huge “stay” in Chris Olave, last season’s leading receiver who as a junior was draft eligible. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Day encouraged by returning players who put off NFL dreams

Jan. 22, 2021 2:34 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State stars leaving early for the NFL happens every winter, but the bigger news this time might be about who decided to stay. After the expected announcements by quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the...

A demonstrator holds up a sign as Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther speaks during a press conference following a fatal police shooting on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020 at City Hall in Columbus, Ohio. A police officer who shot and killed a Black man holding a cell phone in Ohio's capital city early Tuesday did not activate his body camera beforehand, and dash cameras on the officers' cruiser were also not activated, city officials said. (Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Columbus, Ohio, to spend $4.5M to improve police bodycams

Jan. 22, 2021 12:22 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in Ohio's largest city said Thursday that they plan to invest $4.5 million in body-worn cameras for police and introduce a law that would ensure officers use the cameras correctly after the fatal shooting of Andre Hill last month by a white officer. “While many of us...

FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2014 file photo, Republican Sen. Steve Huffman speaks during a rally at Darke County GOP headquarters in Greenville, Ohio.  Huffman, who questioned whether “the colored population” was contracting coronavirus at disproportionate rates because of their hygiene, is drawing new criticism from Black lawmakers on Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 after his appointment to lead the state Senate Health Committee (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

Legislator who questioned Black hygiene to lead health panel

Jan. 22, 2021 10:44 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican lawmaker and doctor who questioned whether members of “the colored population” were disproportionately contracting the coronavirus because of their hygiene is drawing new criticism from Black lawmakers after his appointment to lead the state Senate Health...