Bengals Select Rutgers Tight End Tyler Kroft In 3rd Round

CINCINNATI (AP) — Facing questions at tight end, the Bengals chose Rutgers junior Tyler Kroft with their third-round pick on Friday night. The 6-foot-6, 240-pound Kroft was a first team all-conference player in 2013 after finishing with 43 catches for 573 yards and four...

Ohio Daybook

Associated Press Ohio Daybook for Saturday, May. 02. 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...

Fire Official Says Smoke From Warehouse Fire Likely Toxic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents near a large commercial warehouse in Columbus that caught fire and sent thick black smoke billowing into the air have been asked to stay inside, shut their windows and doors and avoid breathing in the smoke. Columbus Fire Battalion Chief Tracy...

Midwest League

___ Lake County 6, West Michigan 5 Bowling Green 6, Lansing 1 Dayton at Great Lakes, 7:05 p.m. Beloit at Kane County, 7:30 p.m. Fort Wayne at South Bend, 7:35 p.m. Clinton at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Wisconsin, 7:35 p.m. Burlington at Peoria, 8 p.m. Quad Cities at...

Foltynewicz Wins 1st Career Start As Braves Beat Reds 4-3

ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz won his first career start and drove in two runs with his first career hit to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on Friday night. Kelly Johnson hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning for a 4-3 lead, Atlanta’s first of the...

Eastern League

___ Altoona 2, Erie 0 Harrisburg 2, Bowie 1 New Britain 1, Richmond 0 Akron at Trenton, 7 p.m. Binghamton 2, New Hampshire 1 Portland 3, Reading 0 New Hampshire at Binghamton, 1:05 p.m. Erie at Altoona, 6 p.m. Portland at Reading, 6:05 p.m. Richmond at New Britain, 6:35 p.m....

AHL Playoff Glance

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1 Saturday, April 25: Providence 2, Hartford 1 Sunday, April 26: Providence 2, Hartford 1, 3OT Tuesday, April 28: Hartford 2, Providence 1 Friday, May 1: Providence at Hartford, 7 p.m. Thursday, April 23: Manchester 5, Portland 2...

Bengals’ Ogbuehi Hopes To Boost Name; Fisher Taken 2nd

CINCINNATI (AP) — First things first: Bengals coach Marvin Lewis wants to clarify something with his top draft pick, Cedric Ogbuehi. “How do you pronounce your name?” Lewis said after stumbling on it while introducing Ogbuehi to reporters in Cincinnati on Friday....

Packers Add To Secondary, Take CB Quentin Rollins

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Packers have taken Miami, Ohio, cornerback Quentin Rollins in the second round of the NFL draft with the 62nd overall selection, further replenishing a secondary hit by free agency. Rollins was the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year....

Bengals Pick Offensive Tackle Jake Fisher In Second Round

CINCINNATI (AP) — Shut out of highly regarded defensive tackles, the Bengals used their second pick in the NFL draft to further shore up their offensive line, picking Oregon offensive tackle Jake Fisher with the 53rd overall selection on Friday night. The 6-foot-6, 306-pound...