Ohio Sports

Atkinson, Panarin score in shootout, Blue Jackets top Devils

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Even though they got back on the winning track, the Columbus Blue Jackets have a lot to figure out if they want to make the playoffs. Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin scored in a shootout and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped both New Jersey ...

No. 19 Buffalo captures MAC title with 82-79 win over Ohio

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — After Buffalo bombed Ohio with 3-pointers last month, the No. 19 Bulls seemed ready for a repeat. Buffalo hit eight of its first 11 3-point attempts, but Ohio wouldn't go quietly this time. The Bulls led by as many as 12 points in the ...

Indians’ Martin climbing back after life-threatening illness

By THERESA SMITH Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Leonys Martin turned and sprinted toward the gap in left-center field to snare Nick Madrigal's drive. He ripped a breaking ball over the wall in right-center for a home run, and returned a fervent embrace from a former teammate. All ...

Hanley Ramirez 0 for 3 in Indians’ spring training debut

By JACK THOMPSON Associated Press PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Hanley Ramirez had a low-key start to spring training with the Cleveland Indians. The 35-year-old flied out twice and grounded into a double play during Monday's 8-0 loss to San Diego. "Slowly getting my timing back," he said. Ramirez ...

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany will step down in June 2020

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jim Delany helped the Big Ten grow to 14 schools, launched the first athletic conference television network and helped construct the College Football Playoff while steadfastly protecting the league's relationship with the Rose Bowl. Over three ...

Reds CF Schebler gets chance to fill Hamilton’s fast shoes

By GARY SCHATZ Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are hoping Scott Schebler is at the center of their resurgence. Following an offseason that saw a lot of turnover for the last-place Reds, they're beginning this year with Schebler in center field, taking over after ...

Clarkson, Love lead Cavaliers to 107-93 win over Magic

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love makes the Cleveland Cavaliers a different basketball team. The Orlando Magic learned that lesson Sunday night in what could be a costly loss for their playoff hopes. A night after being held out of a 36-point loss to Detroit, ...

Morris scores twice, Sounders topple FC Cincinnati 4-1

By TIM BOOTH, AP Sports Writer SEATTLE (AP) — After Jordan Morris' shot caused the net to ripple, the dogpile started. His Seattle Sounders teammates all rushed to Morris as he laid on the turf, wanting a chance to celebrate a moment more than a year in the making. If there was any question ...

State stocking over 100,000 rainbow trout at 66 public lakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say more than 100,000 rainbow trout will be stocked this spring in 66 Ohio public lakes with trout releases for anglers to take place through May 19. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said in a statement that the first rainbow trout release is ...

Reds’ DeSclafani trying to end streak of significant injury

By GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani was pegged as the No. 1 starter in Cincinnati's rotation until injuries affected each of his last three seasons. He is hoping a new spring training regimen will help him end the frustrating streak. The right-hander ...