Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Wednesday, Jun. 29. The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover. Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Columbus bureau is reachable at...

International League

___ Charlotte 5, Durham 4 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre at Syracuse, 6:35 p.m. Buffalo at Louisville, 7:05 p.m. Columbus at Lehigh Valley, 7:05 p.m. Gwinnett at Indianapolis, 7:05 p.m. Norfolk at Toledo, 7:05 p.m. Pawtucket at Rochester, 7:05 p.m. Durham at Charlotte, 8:42 p.m. Norfolk...

NFL’s Jim Brown Reaches $600K Deal In Video Game Suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its NFL Madden games. A law firm representing Brown announced the deal on Tuesday. An email to a...

Lawmakers Promise To Complete Rescue Package For Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican and Democratic leaders on Tuesday promised to complete a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico before a $2 billion debt payment comes due on Friday. “Failure is really not an option,” Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.,...

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...