The Latest: Ohio Church Plans Candlelight Vigil For Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 4:10 p.m. John Glenn’s hometown church in Ohio is planning a candlelight vigil to celebrate the life and legacy of the late military and space hero. Westminster Presbyterian Church, in New...

Stars-Flyers Sums

First Period_1, Dallas, Shore 3 (Cracknell, Mckenzie), 7:30. 2, Philadelphia, Schenn 5 (Gostisbehere, Voracek), 17:18 (pp). Penalties_Gudas, PHI, (clipping), 12:32; Lindell, DAL, (interference), 14:46; Mckenzie, DAL, (boarding), 16:39. Second Period_None. Penalties_Provorov, PHI,...

Browns Sign Cornerback Jamar Taylor To 3-year Extension

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have signed starting cornerback Jamar Taylor to a three-year contract extension. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately known. Taylor has made 10 starts in his first season with Cleveland, which acquired him in a trade on draft day with...

The Latest: John Glenn To Lie In State Friday For 8 Hours

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the death of John Glenn (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Members of the public will be given eight hours Friday to pay their respects to John Glenn as the late astronaut-hero lies in state at Ohio’s capitol building. A spokesman said Saturday...

Bowling Green Rallies To Beat Detroit Mercy

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dylan Frye scored a career-high 18 points and Wes Alcegaire added 16 and Bowling Green defeated Detroit Mercy 74-61 on Saturday. Frye made 4 of 7 3-point attempts, Rodrick Caldwell added a career high 13 points and Zack Denny had 10 points and eight...

Big First Half Carries No. 18 Purdue Past Cleveland State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Isaac Haas scored 14 points, Caleb Swanigan had 13 points and 10 rebounds and Dakota Mathias added 12 points on four 3-pointers, leading No. 18 Purdue to a 77-53 victory over Cleveland State on Saturday. The Boilermakers (8-2) finished the first half...

Cincinnati Hires Ohio State Assistant Fickell As Head Coach

Cincinnati has hired Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell as its head coach, turning to the Buckeye state native to re-establish a program that has slipped in recent years. The school said Saturday in a release that Fickell has agreed to a six-year deal that is pending...

Bill Naming VA Center For Fallen Ohio Soldier Heads To Obama

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Legislation to honor an Ohio soldier who died in the Vietnam War by naming a Veterans Affairs clinic for him has been sent to President Barack Obama’s desk. The bill introduced last year by Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman cleared the U.S. Senate...

Lake Effect Snow Closes Section Of I-90 In Northeast Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hazardous weather conditions have temporarily closed a section of Interstate 90 in northeast Ohio. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said on Facebook Saturday that the highway has been closed between state routes 615 and 44 eastbound due to blizzard...

AP Source: Fickell Leaving Ohio State To Coach Cincinnati

Ohio State defensive coordinator Luke Fickell has told the school he is leaving to become the head coach at Cincinnati, a person with direct knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Fickell had not yet met...