Ohio Sports

Roach scores 21 to lead Texas past Xavier 78-76 in OT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Kerwin Roach II had 21 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Texas narrowly beat Xavier 78-76 in overtime in the second round of the NIT on Sunday. Roach was fouled on a drive with 20.2 seconds left in overtime and hit 1 of 2 free throws before getting two more ...

Hobbled Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks past Cavs 127-105

By JIM HOEHN Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo showed few signs he was bothered by an ailing right ankle, getting 26 points and 10 rebounds to lift to Milwaukee Bucks over the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-105 on Sunday. Antetokounmpo was listed as questionable after missing ...

Indians star Ramirez hurts knee, opening day status unsure

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez bruised his left knee when he fouled a ball off himself Sunday and his status for opening day is uncertain. X-rays on the two-time All-Star were negative. The team said Ramirez will remain in Arizona, and that it will be ...

Nolf, Nickal, Cassar win NCAA titles for Penn State

By TRAVIS JOHNSON Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jason Nolf and Bo Nickal came to Penn State after the Nittany Lions had already seized control of college wrestling. The dynamic duo helped them tighten their grip. Nolf (157 pounds) and Nickal (197) ended their careers with individual ...

Manneh, Saief score in FC Cincinnati’s 2-0 win over Revs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Kekuta Manneh and Kenny Saief each scored on Sunday as FC Cincinnati beat the New England Revolution 2-0. Manneh tapped in Saief's centering pass in the 44th minute and Saief redirected Manneh's pass across the goal in the 65th. Cincinnati (2-1-1) extended its ...

Former NFL player Pacman Jones reaches plea in casino case

RISING SUN, Ind. (AP) — Former NFL cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has accepted a plea agreement following his arrest at a southeastern Indiana casino. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Jones initially faced charges including battery, cheating at gambling and resisting arrest. Court ...

McDavid, Draisaitl lead Oilers past Blue Jackets 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers know they've still got an outside shot at the playoffs. And they played like a team that has its sights set on the postseason. McDavid had a goal and an assist, Leon Draisaitl had three assists and the Oilers defeated the ...

5-0 Big Ten start yields rare 2nd-round matchup in NCAAs

By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer Already appearing drained by Michigan State's difficult victory over the upset seekers from Bradley , coach Tom Izzo winced a little more in his postgame interview on the court when the subject turned to the next opponent for the Spartans in the East ...

Giants acquire Rule 5 pick Connor Joe from Reds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have acquired Rule 5 draft selection Connor Joe from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a minor league pitcher and cash. The teams announced the trade Thursday night. Joe is a 26-year-old right-handed hitter who has played first base, ...

Indians still class of AL Central, but Series win only goal

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana's TV bashing days should be over. Back with Cleveland after spending one year in Philadelphia, where he ended some teammates' obsession with the popular video game Fortnite with one swing, Santana is excited to be returning to ...