Clemson To Face Ohio State In Fiesta Bowl

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clemson (12-1, ACC) vs. Ohio State (11-1, Big Ten), Dec. 31, TBA LOCATION: Glendale, Ariz. TOP PLAYERS Clemson: QB Deshaun Watson. 3,626 yards, 34 TDs passing; 441 yards, four TDs rushing. Ohio State: J.T. Barrett. 2,428 yards, 24 TDs passing; 847 yards,...

Committee Picks Alabama, Washington, Ohio State And Clemson

Alabama will play Washington and Ohio State is set to face Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinals. The selection committee stayed with the same top four Sunday as it had going into championship weekend, leaving out No. 5 Penn State even though the and beat Ohio State...

The Latest: Clemson Vs. Ohio State In The Fiesta Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local): ___ 1 p.m. FIESTA BOWL: Clemson will play Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl for a spot in the national championship game. The Tigers (12-1) were No. 3 in the next-to-last College Football...

The Latest: Alabama-Washington, Clemson-Ohio State In Semis

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local): ___ 12:35 p.m. Commence debate — the pairings are in, and Penn State and Michigan are out. Alabama is the No. 1 seed in the College Football Playoff and will meet No. 4 Washington in...

Tommy Tuberville Resigns As Cincinnati’s Head Coach

CINCINNATI (AP) — Tommy Tuberville has resigned as the head coach at Cincinnati after a 4-8 finish, his first losing season in four years with the Bearcats. Cincinnati ended the season with five straight losses, missing out on a bowl appearance for the first time in...

County Asks Tourism Group To Help Cover Cavs’ Arena Upgrades

CLEVELAND (AP) — The county leader in Cleveland is asking a private, nonprofit marketing agency to redirect some of the public funding it receives to help renovate the outside of the arena where the Cavaliers play. Cleveland.com reports ( ) Dan Walsh, chairman of Destination...

Ohio, Michigan Congresswomen Ask US EPA To Act On Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Congresswomen from Ohio and Michigan want the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to step in and designate western Lake Erie as an impaired waterway because of the harmful algae that has hurt water quality. U.S. Reps. Marcy Kaptur of Ohio and Debbie Dingell...

Ohio Smoking Rate Barely Changed 10 Years After Indoor Ban

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Since Ohio voters approved an indoor smoking ban in 2006, experts can point to a host of resulting benefits — but a big drop in adult smoking isn’t one of them. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ohio’s adult...

The Latest: Alabama Pursues Something Last Done In The 1800s

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local): ___ 11:40 a.m. Alabama is going to chase more than a national championship in the College Football Playoff. The Crimson Tide may do something no team has managed to do since the 19th...

The Latest: Alabama Still Unanimous No. 1 In AP Top 25

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff and bowl selection (all times local): ___ 10:50 a.m. Alabama has ended the regular season at No. 1 in the AP Top 25. On this Bowl Selection Sunday, the biggest news comes later from the CFP selection committee. That group...