Ohio Sports

Dufner among long list of qualifiers for US Open

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Dufner is going back to the U.S. Open for the 10th straight year, and this time he had to play his way in through one of 10 qualifiers across three countries Monday in the longest day in golf. Luke Guthrie took a detour from the ...

White Sox beat Indians 10-4 for season-high 4th straight win

By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Yonder Alonso is dealing with his tough start by staying positive and trying to make the most of every day. A successful performance against his former team certainly helps. Alonso and José Abreu each hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White ...

Moore’s 65 leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods rallies for 70

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a slower start than he would have liked Thursday at the Memorial. That had more do with a stopwatch than a scorecard. Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and never missed a fairway after the first ...

Cauley makes a new memory in return to Muirfield Village

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Curiosity got the best of Bud Cauley when he was given a video that illustrated the sequence of a crash he doesn't remember. The night after he missed the cut at the Memorial last year, Cauley was a passenger in the back seat of a car that ...

Browns coach says OBJ missed ‘a lot’ by skipping practices

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s extended absence may have finally gotten to Browns coach Freddie Kitchens. After staunchly defending the superstar wide receiver's decision to skip nearly all of Cleveland's voluntary practices since joining the team, ...

Browns confident free agent DT McCoy will choose them

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Gerald McCoy's free agency tour started with the Browns. They believe it will end with them, too. Coach Freddie Kitchens said Thursday that he's optimistic McCoy will sign with Cleveland, which appears to be in a three-time battle with ...

OU-Texas, Michigan-Ohio State on Fox for 2nd straight season

By The Associated Press The Oklahoma-Texas and Michigan-Ohio State rivalry games return to Fox for the second consecutive year and the network plans to launch a new pregame show with Urban Meyer and Reggie Bush this season. Fox announced Thursday times and dates for dozens of games that will ...

Winners and losers of the NBA’s draft withdrawal deadline

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett all remained in the NBA draft through the withdrawal deadline. No surprise there, nor for several other players expected to go in the first round. Numerous other players faced difficult decisions on Wednesday, ...

Moore leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods gets off to slow start

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a slower start than he would have liked Thursday at the Memorial. That had more do with a stopwatch than a scorecard. Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and never missed a fairway after the first ...

Column: Nicklaus part of the major discussion again

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods had their first conversation about rivalries while in South Africa for the Presidents Cup in 2003, right around the time Woods was about to get his fourth rival in Vijay Singh. The message Nicklaus preached ...