Davis Scores 37 As South Carolina Beats Ohio State 92-80

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kaela Davis scored 37 points in her South Carolina debut and the No. 4 Gamecocks opened their season with a 92-80 win at seventh-ranked Ohio State on Monday. Davis, a two-time All-ACC selection and the conference’s leading scorer in 2014-15 for Georgia...

Giants Receiver Victor Cruz Out With Ankle Injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Wide receiver Victor Cruz is going to miss the New York Giants game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night with an ankle injury. Cruz was hurt in the second quarter of last week’s win over the Philadelphia and he did not practice all...

Seager, Fulmer Take Rookie Of The Year Honors

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager is the unanimous winner of the NL Rookie of the Year award, and Detroit right-hander Michael Fulmer beat out New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez for the AL honor. Seager is the 17th Dodgers player to earn Rookie of the Year honors —...

FIU Hires Butch Davis As Its Coach, Gives Him 5-year Deal

MIAMI (AP) — Butch Davis wanted to return to Miami last year, when the Hurricanes needed a new coach. FIU is bringing him back instead. Davis was hired Monday as the new coach at FIU, agreeing to a five-year contract. FIU executive director of sports and entertainment Pete Garcia...

Seager Becomes Latest Dodger Honored As Rookie Of The Year

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager has been voted National League Rookie of the Year, becoming the first player in two decades to win the award for the franchise that has historically dominated the honor. Seager is the 17th Dodgers player to earn Rookie of the Year honors...

2 Ohio River Islands Donated To West Virginia Land Trust

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — Two Ohio River islands have been donated to the West Virginia Land Trust, which plans to turn them into nature preserves and venues for recreation. The properties, Upper Twin Island in Ohio County and Gallipolis Island in Mason County, were recently donated...

2016 Ohio All-Southeast District Teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2016 Associated Press All-Southeast District football teams, as selected by a media panel from the district: (Note: There aren’t enough schools for Division I or complete Division II) DIVISION II First team Defense Lineman: Kory Henthorne, Logan,...

Ex-officer Awaits Decision On Retrial In Fatal Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — A white Ohio police officer charged with murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop is waiting to find out whether he will be retried after a jury deadlock resulted in a mistrial. Ray Tensing, now a former University of Cincinnati...

Ex-lawyer Gets 12 Years For Hypnotizing Women For Pleasure

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio attorney has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for hypnotizing unwitting female clients for his sexual gratification. Fifty-nine-year-old Michael Fine was sentenced Monday in Lorain County after pleading guilty in September to kidnapping and...

Newark Breaks Ground On Downtown Apartment Building

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A who’s who of current and former officials including former Gov. Tom Kean (KAYN) and Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno have officially broken ground on Newark’s first major market-rate residential building in more than five decades. The 22-story apartment...