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Associated Press Division III All-Ohio Girls Team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2013-14 Associated Press Division III All-Ohio girls basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel: DIVISION III FIRST TEAM: Alexa Hart, Cols. Africentric, 6-foot-2, senior, 16.2 points per game; Terra Stapleton, Proctorville Fairland,...

Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio Girls Team

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2013-14 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio girls basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel: DIVISION IV FIRST TEAM: Jenna Burdette, Reedsville Eastern, 5-foot-8, senior, 15.5 points per game; Darian Rose, Fort Loramie, 5-8, sr.,...

49ers acquire Jonathan Martin from Dolphins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jonathan Martin, the offensive tackle at the center of the Miami Dolphins’ bullying scandal, has been traded to the San Francisco 49ers. The Dolphins announced the deal Tuesday night on the first day of NFL free agency. Martin’s move cross...
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Malaysia’s air force jet may have turned back

Over a dozen microphones are propped on a table as Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar answers questions from members of the media, raising their hands waiting their turn as seen in the shadows cast on stage during a press conference, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 in Sepang,...

Pope’s Franciscans kick-start fundraising effort

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis’ namesake, St. Francis of Assisi, founded his order of mendicant friars in the 13th century after receiving a calling from God to “rebuild my church.” Some 800 years later, St. Francis’ followers are rebuilding his church...

Ohio ‘snow Day’ Bill Clears Conference Committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — School districts across Ohio would get four extra calamity days because of this winter’s extreme weather under a compromise struck by state lawmakers Tuesday. Under the measure headed to floor votes in both legislative chambers Wednesday, districts...

Bengals Release C Cook, Re-sign WR Tate

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals released center Kyle Cook, who started every game last season, and signed receiver Brandon Tate to a new contract on Tuesday. Cook had been with the Bengals since 2007. He played in 73 games, starting 66. Offensive line coach Paul Alexander said the...
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Mount St. Mary’s reaches NCAA tournament

AP Photo/Don Wright MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Rashad Whack scored 20 points and four of his teammates finished in double figures and Mount St. Mary’s clinched an NCAA tournament berth with an 88-71 victory against Robert Morris in the Northeast Conference title game...

Ohio Band Director Pleads Not Guilty To Charges

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio band director accused of inappropriate conduct with three students has pleaded not guilty to charges that include sexual battery. Anthony Miller of Westerville filed a written not guilty plea Tuesday in Licking County. Authorities say the...

Marquette’s NCAA Streak On Line At League Tourney

MILWAUKEE (AP) — No getting around it now for Marquette — the Golden Eagles need to win the Big East tournament to guarantee a ninth straight trip to the NCAAs. But if his team can at least get to the conference tourney finals, coach Buzz Williams is hoping that maybe, just...