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Goodell: NFL appeal of Watson suspension 'right thing to do'

Aug. 09, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he feels the league needed to keep pushing for a year-long suspension for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson because of his “egregious” and "predatory behavior" toward women. Speaking at the owners' meetings...

Browns' Jakeem Grant suffers Achilles injury in practice

Aug. 09, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Jakeem Grant Sr.'s first season with the Cleveland Browns changed in an instant. It might be over. The speedy wide receiver and return specialist likely tore his left Achilles tendon on Tuesday, a tough personal blow and another setback for Cleveland's return...

Lutheran bishop issues public apology to Latino congregation

Aug. 09, 2022 18:54 PM EDT

Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, issued a public apology Tuesday to members of a majority Latino immigrant congregation for the pain and trauma they endured after the predominantly white denomination’s first openly transgender bishop unexpectedly...

LeBron James school student treated to VIP access by NASCAR

Aug. 09, 2022 14:30 PM EDT

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — LeBron James aims to give students at his I Promise School opportunities they may not have otherwise. Recently, the NBA superstar's mission shifted into another gear. James Bromsey III, a sixth-grader at James' school in Akron, Ohio, was given...

Buchner-Pyne QB battle highlights Irish preseason camp

Aug. 09, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Coach Marcus Freeman and offensive coordinator Tommy Rees are in no rush to choose Notre Dame’s starting quarterback for the season opener at Ohio State. Still early in preseason camp, the first-year head coach is OK allowing Rees to let the competition...

Naming rights deal takes Paul Brown name off Cincy stadium

Aug. 09, 2022 10:18 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The home of the Cincinnati Bengals will no longer carry the name of team founder and NFL pioneer Paul Brown. Paycor, a Cincinnati-based provider of human resources software, has bought the naming rights to the stadium in a deal announced Tuesday. The venue will be...

$5,000 reward posted in shooting outside bar that hurt 9

Aug. 08, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal and city authorities say a $5,000 reward is being offered in a shooting that wounded nine people outside a Cincinnati bar over the weekend. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Cincinnati police department on Monday announced the...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 08, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

Toledo Blade. August 6, 2022. Editorial: Ohio Ethics Commission - Fix it or eliminate it Ohio’s financial disclosure law doesn’t work and must be fixed. That the Ohio Ethics Commission failed to see a violation in a widely reported example of...

Ex-Ohio court mediator arrested; allegedly sent feces to GOP

Aug. 08, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is in custody after being accused of sending about three-dozen feces-filled letters to lawmakers around the country, including Ohio’s 25 Republican state senators in early July. Police arrested Richard Steinle, a 77-year-old from Mogadore, Ohio,...

9 wounded in shooting outside Cincinnati bar, police say

Aug. 08, 2022 07:32 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — At least nine people were wounded — none critically — in a shooting outside a Cincinnati bar early Sunday, police said. The shooting took place shortly after 1:30 a.m. outside Mr. Pitiful’s bar in the Ohio city’s Over-the-Rhine district, a popular...