Ohio Sports

LeBron says he ‘will definitely not shut up and dribble’

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James says he will not stick to sports. The Cleveland Cavaliers superstar reiterated his determination to speak out on social issues and the nation's political climate Saturday during his media availability for the NBA All-Star ...

Ohio edges Miami (OH) 92-87 in overtime

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Dartis scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, to lift Ohio past Miami (OH) for a 92-87 win Saturday. Dartis had seven of Ohio's 13 points in the extra period and put the Bobcats (11-15, 4-10 Mid-American Conference) on top for good with a ...

Carr, Watkins lead Penn State over No. 8 Ohio State

By TRAVIS JOHNSON, The Associated Press STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A mob of white-clad fans stormed the court at Bryce Jordan Center and Tony Carr disappeared among them. Carr was the most noticeable player on the court until then, scoring 30 points to lead Penn State to a 79-56 rout of No. ...

Houston ends No. 5 Cincinnati’s 16-game win streak, 67-62

HOUSTON (AP) — Defense has been Cincinnati's cornerstone this season. The Bearcats defense couldn't make up for a second half offensive slump Thursday night, and Houston made Cincinnati pay. Corey Davis Jr. and Devin Davis each scored 16 points, and Houston beat No. 5 Cincinnati 67-62 to ...

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. McCarron challenged the Bengals' decision to put him on a ...

Bjorkstrand, Dubois lead Blue Jackets past Islanders, 4-1

By VIN A. CHERWOO, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Columbus was in Brooklyn just 10 days ago, it didn't have much to show after a flurry of shots in the first period and then let a lead after 40 minutes slip away in a loss. This time, Sergei Bobrovsky made a big save to ...

James’ 37 lead Cavaliers past Thunder 120-112

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — LeBron James and his new teammates are playing like old buddies. James scored 37 points, and the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers got a much different result this time against the Oklahoma City Thunder in a 120-112 victory on Tuesday ...

Mitchell scores 28, No. 16 Ohio State women top Illini 88-69

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 28 points with five 3-pointers, Linnae Harper had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and No. 16 Ohio State bounced back for an 88-69 victory over Illinois on Tuesday night. Mitchell sank a wide open 3-pointer early in the first quarter to extend her NCAA ...

Former Browns WR Massaquoi lost 4 fingers in ATV accident

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi has divulged that he lost most of his left hand in an all-terrain vehicle crash last April. Massaquoi, who starred at Georgia before he was drafted by Cleveland in the second round in 2009, revealed his prosthetic and details of ...

Xavier hosts Villanova in top-5 matchup on Saturday

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer Villanova and Xavier were among the four teams to earn No. 1 seeds in the NCAA's preliminary rankings before Selection Sunday. One will get knocked off its perch this weekend. One of the biggest games of the Big East season — maybe of the college ...