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Ohio Elections Chief Releases Video Outlining Ballot Process

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief has released a explaining how Ohioans’ ballots are handled once they’re cast and why vote counting is both bipartisan and secure. The video is one in a series of educational tools from Secretary of State Jon Husted...

9 Ohio Counties Get Funds To Help Prevent Substance Abuse

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nine rural counties in Ohio have been awarded funds to help prevent underage drinking and reduce the misuse of prescription drugs among young people. The state’s Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services says each county will get $80,000 to...

Cubs’ Clinched Most-viewed LCS Game On TV Since 2010

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago Cubs’ first pennant clincher since 1945 was seen by an average of 9.7 million viewers on Fox Sports 1, the highest total for a League Championship Series in six years. Chicago’s 5-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS on...

Bengals Feel Revived With 31-17 Win Over Browns

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton threw it high and far, and watched the ball come down in a scrum of orange and white jerseys. The ball got tipped around, and Dalton heard the crowd erupt. All he knew was that the Bengals had scored an improbable touchdown. “I didn’t...

Indians’ Kipnis Dealing With Sprained Ankle As Series Nears

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis sprained his left ankle during a postgame celebration in the AL playoffs, but is expected to be ready for Game 1 of the World Series. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Sunday that Kipnis rolled his ankle last Wednesday when...

Indians’ Kluber To Start World Series Opener Against Cubs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians ace Corey Kluber will start Game 1 of the World Series against the Chicago Cubs. Manager Terry Francona said Sunday that he will go with Kluber, an 18-ame winner during the regular season, in the opener on Tuesday night. The right-hander is 2-1 with a...

Villa Scores 23rd Goal, NYCFC Secures First-round Bye

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Harrison and Khiry Shelton scored two minutes apart in the second half and New York City FC beat the Columbus Crew 4-1 on Sunday to secure a first-round bye in the playoffs. New York City (15-10-9) clinched second place in the Eastern Conference, three points...

Browns Lose Game, Another QB In 31-17 Defeat At Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cody Kessler ran away from the rush, pulled up and tossed an 11-yard shovel pass as two Bengals bore down on him. The Browns quarterback went down after the hit, and stayed down. Unbelievably, Cleveland had lost yet another quarterback. Kessler suffered a...

Cubs Pondering World Series Return For Slugger Schwarber

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber smiled and held his arms in the air, his teammates spraying him with champagne. The Chicago Cubs had just won their first NL pennant in 71 years, and the slugger was at the heart of the party. Well, the party in Arizona, at least. Moments after...

Green’s Catch Highlights Bengals’ 31-17 Win Over Browns

CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green’s one-handed catch in the middle of an end zone scrum highlighted Cincinnati’s day full of big plays, and the Bengals pulled away to another lopsided victory over their intrastate rival, beating the winless Cleveland Browns 31-17 on...