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Alabama's Bryce Young throws for NFL teams at pro day

Mar. 23, 2023 17:07 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban says his quarterback , Bryce Young, is the best prospect in the upcoming NFL draft. Now, the star Alabama passer and 2021 Heisman Trophy winner is trying to convince NFL teams — the Carolina Panthers, in particular — that the Crimson Tide...

Afroman sued by law enforcement officers who raided his home

Mar. 23, 2023 16:57 PM EDT

WINCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Seven law enforcement officers have sued rap artist Afroman, accusing him of improperly using footage from a police raid on his Ohio home last year in his music videos. Four deputies, two sergeants and a detective with the Adams County Sheriff’s Office...

Will Levis set for pro day, another chance to impress scouts

Mar. 23, 2023 14:37 PM EDT

Will Levis had no hesitation about throwing at the NFL scouting combine because he wanted to “show off” his “canon” of an arm. He’ll get another opportunity to impress scouts at Kentucky’s pro day Friday. “It’s been a lot of fun, a lot of new...

Man charged in death of fiance who went missing in 2011

Mar. 23, 2023 14:21 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The fiance of an art student who went missing nearly 12 years ago has been indicted on two counts of murder in her death. John Carter, 34, of Hamilton, was arrested Wednesday and remains in the Butler County Jail. The indictment against him was unsealed...

Ohio Senate OKs transportation budget with rail safety rules

Mar. 23, 2023 13:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators reacting to the East Palestine train derailment proposed state oversight of wayside detectors that can spot railway defects, among other safety provisions, in a nearly $13.5 billion transportation budget that passed Thursday with bipartisan support. ...

Bipartisan support emerges for Senate railroad safety bill

Mar. 22, 2023 18:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan consensus that Congress should act to toughen regulations on railroads emerged Wednesday as senators heard fresh testimony on the fiery hazardous train derailment last month on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. Both Republicans and Democrats on the Senate...

What made Beethoven sick? DNA from his hair offers clues

Mar. 22, 2023 18:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 200 years after Ludwig van Beethoven's death, researchers pulled DNA from strands of his hair, searching for clues about the health problems and hearing loss that plagued him. They weren't able to crack the case of the German composer's deafness or severe...

Tunsil looks to lead Texans after signing 3-year extension

Mar. 22, 2023 17:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans don’t yet know who their quarterback will be next season and beyond. But whoever it is will be well protected with left tackle Laremy Tunsil signing a three-year $75 million extension that makes him the highest-paid left tackle in the NFL and...

Wichita State hires ORU's Paul Mills to lead hoops program

Mar. 22, 2023 16:58 PM EDT

Wichita State hired Paul Mills away from Oral Roberts on Wednesday to turn around its languishing men's basketball program, landing what has been one of the hottest names among mid-major coaches. The 50-year-old Mills led the the Golden Eagles to two of the past three NCAA...

Norfolk Southern supports some new regs after Ohio disaster

Mar. 21, 2023 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Norfolk Southern's CEO is offering support for some parts of a bipartisan Senate bill to put tougher safety regulations on railroads after last month’s fiery hazardous materials train derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border. CEO Alan Shaw is under pressure...