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Ohio takes on slumping San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Dec. 18, 2018 12:32 PM EST

Frisco Bowl: San Diego St. (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Ohio by 3. Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Ohio and San Diego State have gotten to their bowl on different streaks. The Bobcats of the MAC have won two in a row and five of their last six. They are also trying to win...

Foligno, Bobrovsky lift Blue Jackets over Golden Knights 1-0

Dec. 17, 2018 10:59 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno had a feeling one goal might be enough. Foligno scored 40 seconds into the third period, Sergei Bobrovsky made 28 saves and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Vegas Golden Knights 1-0 on Monday night. Foligno found the rebound after Seth Jones' shot and knocked it past...

Hall of Fame President David Baker gets 5-year extension

Dec. 17, 2018 8:31 PM EST

David Baker is remaining president and CEO of the Pro Football Hall of Fame under a five-year extension and will take the role of chairman of Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village. Baker will oversee the $889 million mixed-use development project underway around the Hall of Fame's campus in Canton, Ohio. He began...

Williams building strong case to be Browns' next head coach

Dec. 17, 2018 5:58 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns' playoff odds remain immense, nearly impossible. Gregg Williams' chances, on the other hand, have improved. Since being elevated to Cleveland's interim coach when Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29, Williams, the team's in-your-grill defensive coordinator, has guided the Browns...

Eliminated Bengals have 2 games before coaching decision

Dec. 17, 2018 4:40 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A win over equally downtrodden Oakland ended the Bengals' five-game losing streak, but it couldn't prevent them from being eliminated from the postseason for a third straight year. Their final two weeks will amount to playing it out before addressing the franchise's overriding question....

Indians complete trade with Nats, get minor league infielder

Dec. 17, 2018 1:40 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have acquired infielder Andruw Monasterio from Washington to complete the trade that sent All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals. Cleveland dealt Gomes last month for a package that included right-hander Jefry Rodriguez, outfielder Daniel Johnston and a player to be named,...

Judge: Solve dispute over pal to sign-language gorilla Koko

Dec. 17, 2018 1:30 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has ordered the Cincinnati Zoo and a conservatory to resolve a custody dispute over a gorilla loaned as a companion to the late Koko, who was famous for mastering sign language. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg recommended out-of-court mediation Monday, writing that the zoo and...

Ohio State running back Mike Weber to enter NFL draft

Dec. 17, 2018 12:23 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State running back Mike Weber plans to declare for the NFL draft after the Rose Bowl. The redshirt junior announced on Twitter on Sunday that he would forgo his senior season to pursue his childhood dream of playing pro football. He said he would play in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1...

Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

Dec. 17, 2018 7:00 AM EST

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in a Cleveland suburb posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph (161 kph) in a 65 mph (105 kph) zone. The officer wrote on Facebook Sunday that he didn't feel bad about writing the ticket because the teen needs to slow...

McDonald leads Northern Kentucky over Miami (Ohio) 72-66

Dec. 16, 2018 9:33 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Drew McDonald had 21 points and 10 rebounds and made four free throws in the final minute to help Northern Kentucky hold off Miami (Ohio) 72-66 on Sunday. McDonald's pair of free throws with 41 seconds left gave the Norse (9-3) a 68-64 lead and McDonald grabbed the rebound when...