Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Thursday, Oct. 05. 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...

Cavs, 76ers Get To See Their Tantalizing Guard Combinations

Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose paired in the backcourt in Cleveland. Ben Simmons finally on the floor with Markelle Fultz alongside in Philadelphia. Two Eastern Conference teams with big aspirations got to see some of their tantalizing combinations together in their preseason...

A Capsule Look At The Yankees-Indians Playoff Series

A look at the best-of-five American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Thursday, at Cleveland, 7:38 p.m. (FS1); Game 2, Friday, at Cleveland, 5:08 p.m. (MLB); Game 3, Sunday, at New York, 7:38 p.m....

Hawks-Cavaliers, Box

Prince 5-7 3-3 15, Ilyasova 1-4 2-2 5, Dedmon 6-7 0-0 13, Schroder 7-15 2-2 18, Bazemore 3-6 1-2 7, Babbitt 3-5 0-0 9, Brussino 2-4 2-2 6, Evans 1-1 1-3 4, Cavanaugh 0-1 2-2 2, Muscala 0-2 0-0 0, Collins 1-3 2-4 4, Delaney 2-8 0-0 4, Magette 2-2 0-1 5, Cook 2-4 2-2 6, Mathews 1-2...

McCown ‘stronger’ Now With Jets After 2 Seasons With Browns

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Josh McCown was signed by Cleveland two years ago to be a mentor to the Browns’ young quarterbacks and provide a calming, veteran presence for a franchise in the midst of massive changes. Sound familiar? The 38-year-old quarterback was signed by...

Gray To Start Game 1 Against Indians, Sabathia For Game 2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sonny Gray will make his postseason debut for the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the AL Division Series against the Indians. Gray, who was acquired in a deadline trade in July from Oakland to help the Yankees’ playoff push, will face Cleveland’s Trevor...

Cleveland, New Orleans, Pittsburgh Cut From World Cup Bid

CHICAGO (AP) — Cleveland, New Orleans and Pittsburgh have been dropped as potential host cities for the 2026 World Cup. The North American bid committee said Wednesday it also cut Indianapolis and San Antonio, along with Birmingham, Alabama; and Jacksonville, Florida. The...

Alex Morgan Apologizes For Weekend Incident At Disney Park

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Alex Morgan has apologized on social media for an incident at Disney World over the weekend. Morgan, a star for the World Cup-winning U.S. national team who also plays for the Orlando Pride, was among three soccer players kicked out of an Epcot park...

Browns VP Remains Confident In Plan Despite Losses Piling Up

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Despite just one win after 20 games into a rebuilding project, Browns head of football operations Sashi Brown remains undeterred and confident. Brown met with reporters Wednesday in the lobby of the team’s headquarters while the team practiced. He...

Inmate Charged With Murder Found Dead In Cell

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge has been found dead in her cell in a northwest Ohio jail. Lucas County sheriff’s officials say staff found Dewanna James unresponsive in her cell at the county jail Monday night. She was...