Kluber Dominates Rays In 1-0 Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Friday night to stay in the race for a playoff spot. Kluber (18-9) allowed five hits and walked two in his final start of the season, bolstering his case for the...

Indians Pitchers Set Strikeout Record

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians pitchers have set a major league record for strikeouts in one season. Corey Kluber recorded the record-breaking number when he struck out Tampa Bay’s David DeJesus in the eighth inning Friday night, the Indians’ 1,429th K of the...

Friday’s Scores

Akr. Manchester 35, Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley 0 Bellevue 41, Shelby 14 Beloit W. Branch 30, Can. South 14 Berea-Midpark 47, Avon Lake 7 Brookfield 45, Warren JFK 7 Brunswick 42, Parma Normandy 0 Can. Cent. Cath. 35, Youngs. East 2 Canfield 48, Sidney 28 Cin. Elder 31, Rosa...

West Virginia Opens Bids On Fracking Under River

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Facing another tough budget scenario, West Virginia is ready to let companies drill for oil and natural gas deep beneath 14 miles of the Ohio River. On Friday, state commerce officials opened bids to drill under the northern West Virginia section of the...

Ohio Reports Record Low In Abortions Since 1976

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The annual number of abortions reported in Ohio has dropped below 24,000, its lowest level since the state began tracking the data in 1976. The yearly report released Friday by the Ohio Department of Health says 23,216 pregnancies were terminated in 2013....

Ex-Ohio Band Director Sues, Alleges Discrimination

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters sued the university on Friday, seeking reinstatement on the grounds it denied him due process and sexually discriminated against him. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Columbus, alleges the...

Ohio Repeat Rape Suspect Linked To 2000 Assault

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has been indicted on rape, kidnapping, felonious assault, aggravated robbery and other charges for attacks on three women, two in the last month and one in 2000. Thirty-three-year-old James Daniel III was arrested Sept. 18 after police say DNA...

Blue Jackets Reassign 8 Players From Training Camp

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets made their second series of roster moves of training camp, trimming eight players who were reassigned, to drop their roster to 42 players. Six players were assigned Friday to the Springfield Falcons, the Blue Jackets’ American...

Cavaliers At Crossroads Against Golden Flashes

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia’s football season has already come to a crossroads of sorts. The Cavaliers (2-2) have split their first four games in each of the past four seasons, and when they play Kent State (0-3) on Saturday, their goal is to show that this season...

Ex-OSU Band Director Sues, Alleges Discrimination

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired Ohio State marching band director Jonathan Waters has filed a federal lawsuit requesting reinstatement on grounds that the university denied him due process. The lawsuit also alleges that the school, President Michael Drake and a provost engaged in...