Golf Back In The Olympics After 112 Years, But For How Long?

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — For the longest time, golf’s biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro. That seems like a nuisance compared with its next major hurdle. Who’s going to play? Ten eligible players over...

Billy Hurley III To Skip British Open For Sister’s Wedding

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Billy Hurley III wouldn’t miss his sister’s wedding for anything — not even the British Open. Hurley won for the first time on the PGA Tour on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National and earned a spot at Royal Troon. One problem: Saturday of the Open...

Psych Exam Ordered For Man Accused Of Threatening Military

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a man charged with soliciting people to kill members of the military to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he’s competent to stand trial. Cleveland.com reports ( ) that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster ordered the...

GOP Says Cleveland Arena Will Be Ready For Convention Start

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republican officials say Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena will be ready for next month’s Republican National Convention despite having only four weeks to prepare because of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA title run. The GOP’s Committee on...

John Glenn Hopes Airport Being Named For Him Inspires Kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The airport in Ohio where astronaut John Glenn ogled planes as a kid, came and went to two wars, boarded his first jet and piloted a private aircraft until age 90 has now been named in his honor. The 94-year-old former U.S. senator said during a ceremony...

Top-ranked Jason Day Skipping Rio Olympics Because Of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week, adding to the perception that the...

Ohio Terror Suspect Ordered To Undergo Competency Evaluation

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a man charged with soliciting people to kill members of the military to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he’s competent to stand trial. Cleveland.com reports ( ) that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster ordered the...

Funeral Held In Missoula For World War II Doolittle Raider

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Missoula and America said goodbye Monday to a quiet hero in ground-shaking fashion. First a B-1 Bomber from Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota thundered northwest to southeast over Sunset Memorial Cemetery and the crowded grave site of David Thatcher,...

Iconic LeBron James Banner Will Remain In Place

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James will continue to soar over downtown. Sherwin-Williams announced Tuesday it has changed plans to remove a 10-story banner of James hanging from the side of its headquarters. The paint company had intended to detach the banner and replace it with one...

Shane Lowry Withdraws From Olympics Over Zika Concern

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Shane Lowry of Ireland has pulled out of the Olympics because of concerns over the Zika virus. Lowry said Tuesday he received medical advice that he should not travel to Rio de Janeiro. Lowry recently married and said he hopes to start a family soon. Lowry is...