J.T. Barrett gives Cincinnati Bengals a pre-draft workout at local pro day

J.T. Barrett puts in work at pre-draft workout with Cincinnati Bengals at local Pro Day event in Paul Brown Stadium By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — J.T. Barrett peeled off the orange No. 5 practice jersey, tossed it in a laundry bin and headed for the locker room....
Ohio Raccoons Distemper

Video: Youngstown police not amused by “zombie-like” raccoons

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating reports of “zombie-like” raccoons in northeast Ohio. WKBN-TV reports Youngstown police have received more than a dozen calls in the past three weeks about raccoons acting strangely in the daytime. Photographer Robert...
Cavs vs. Pacers Game 1 Final stats

NBA Playoffs Video | Pacers 98, Cavaliers 80 GAME 1 RECAP

Victor Oladipo scores 32 points as the Pacers defeat the Cavaliers in Game 1, 98-80. CLEVELAND (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland’s second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference...
Bradley Zimmer Indians

MLB Video Recap: Lindor, Kipnis lead Tribe to four-game sweep of Tigers

Lindor drives in 3 runs, Indians top Tigers 9-3 By BRIAN DULIK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor sparked Cleveland’s slumbering offense with one big swing. Then he kept going. Lindor hit his fourth career leadoff homer, drove in three runs and scored three...
Baby Giraffe

Toledo Zoo announces sudden death of 4-year-old giraffe

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo says its 4-year-old female Masai giraffe has died. The zoo says keepers found the giraffe down and unable to get up on Thursday. Veterinarian Dr. Kristen Thomas says the zoo euthanized the giraffe after several unsuccessful attempts to get her...
Buckeyes Head Coach Urban Meyer

Ohio State moves up Saturday’s spring game due to weather threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State moved up its spring game to late morning Saturday (April 14th) in an effort to beat bad weather that already has led a handful of schools to cancel or reschedule the annual scrimmages. The school moved up the game two hours to 11:45 a.m. EDT to...
Ohio boy dies

Ohio authorities probe “horrific” trapped teen’s death

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in Cincinnati are pledging to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot. His body was found more than six hours after he first...
Indians Ace Pitcher Corey Kluber

Video Recap: Kluber strikes out 13, in Indians over Tigers 2-0 shutout

Kluber strikes out 13, pitches Indians over Tigers 2-0 By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The reigning AL Cy Young winner looked every bit an ace. Corey Kluber struck out 13, pitching two-hit ball for eight innings and leading the Cleveland Indians past the...
Fred Guttenberg, Parkland victim's father

Parkland victim’s Dad supports proposed Ohio gun law changes 

Dad of Parkland victim backs proposed Ohio gun law changes COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The father of a girl killed in the Parkland, Florida, school massacre has joined Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) in supporting bipartisan changes to Ohio’s gun laws. Fred Guttenberg...
LeBron James baseline drive

NBA Video: James, Love lead Cavs past Knicks to take 50th win and Central Div title

James, Love lead Cavs past Knicks to 50th win, Central title By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James used to downplay winning division titles. Not this time. Not after what these Cleveland Cavaliers have been through this season. This one is worth...