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Back From Break, Blue Jackets Sharp In Routing Islanders 7-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Josh Anderson and Nick Foligno each scored twice, sending the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 7-0 romp over the New York Islanders on Saturday. The high-energy Blue Jackets didn’t show any rust in their first game back following their five-day break, unlike...

LeBron James To Miss Cavs’ Game Against Bulls With Illness

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James will not play in Cleveland’s game against the Chicago Bulls because of an illness. Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue made the announcement about 90 minutes before the opening tip Saturday night, saying James was sick and the four-time MVP...

Indians 8, Reds 2

E_Alcantara (1), Gomes (1). DP_Cincinnati 2, Cleveland 0. LOB_Cincinnati 13, Cleveland 11. 2B_Colabello (1), Ramirez (1), Diaz (1). HR_Suarez (1), Zimmer (1). HBP_by_Diaz (Rodriguez), Brice (Gomes), Merritt (Barnhart). WP_Hernandez, Armstrong. Umpires_Home, Quinn Wolcott; First,...

Deron Williams Clears Waivers, Intends To Sign With Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent guard Deron Williams has cleared waivers and told the Cleveland Cavaliers he intends to sign with them. Williams, a five-time All-Star, was waived earlier this week by Dallas. He will give the defending NBA champions a playmaker they’ve needed...

Bowling Green Pulls Away From Miami (Ohio) 70-54

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Antwon Lillard scored 16 points and Rasheed Worrell had seven of his 11 in a late game-breaking run and Bowling Green defeated Miami (Ohio) 70-54 on Saturday. Zack Denny and Ismail Ali added 10 points apiece for the Falcons (13-16, 7-9), who swept the season...

Cleveland State Cruises In 2nd Half, Beats Youngstown State

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rob Edwards scored 20 points and Cleveland State beat Youngstown State 69-55 in a Horizon League regular season finale on Saturday. The Vikings (9-21, 5-13) snapped a three-game skid and Youngstown State (11-20, 5-13) has lost seven of its last eight games. Both...

Democrats, GOP Spar Over Medicaid Reform At Govs’ Meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions emerged Saturday between Democratic and Republican U.S. governors over a GOP-led proposal for a major overhaul to Medicaid, with Democrats saying the changes would take away people’s health coverage to finance tax cuts for the wealthy. GOP...

Atkinson Scores 30, No. 23 Temple Women Roll Cincy 88-64

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tanaya Atkinson scored a career-high 30 points on 12-of-18 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead No. 23 Temple to an 88-64 win over Cincinnati on Saturday. Alliya Butts added 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and Feyonda Fitzgerald 18 with 11 assists as...

Saturday’s Scores

Beavercreek 56, New Carlisle Tecumseh 44 Albany Alexander 50, Minford 36 Hamilton Badin 49, Cin. Madeira 24 Massillon Tuslaw 63, Apple Creek Waynedale 46 W. Liberty-Salem 54, Middletown Madison Senior 39 Cedarville 39, Cin. Country Day 26 Cin. Christian 40, Fayetteville-Perry 32...

Former Japanese Defense Minister To Give Talk In Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A former Japanese defense minister will discuss the administration of President Donald Trump and the importance of the U.S.-Japanese alliance at an upcoming talk in Ohio. Satoshi Morimoto’s March 2 appearance at the Pentagon Tower in Beavercreek...