John Dorsey named Browns GM

After the Cleveland Browns fired Executive VP Sashi Brown Thursday, the franchise named John Dorsey as General Manager, just hours later.  
Opiod Research

Ohio awards $10M to boost opioid, addiction breakthroughs

JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will pay to support development of pain management alternatives, mobile apps to improve addiction treatment and other advanced...
Browns fire Sashi Brown from front office

Winless Browns fire VP Brown, coach Hue Jackson keeps job

  TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns fired top executive Sashi Brown, but are keeping coach Hue Jackson for another season despite a 1-27 record. Brown, who...
Cleveland's Progressive Field Ballpark

Cleveland Indians extend safety netting at ballpark for 2018 

TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are expanding the safety netting at Progressive Field for the 2018 season. The club will extend the current vertical netting behind home...
ECOT 2017 Grads

Court won’t halt funding reductions for online school ECOT 

KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court won’t temporarily halt the state’s efforts to recoup $60 million from one of the nation’s largest...
New baby gorilla at the Toledo Zoo

Toledo Zoo welcomes baby gorilla named Mokonzi

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Zoo has welcomed a new addition to its Western lowland gorilla troop. Officials at the Ohio zoo say the male Mokonzi was born last week to 23-year-old mother Kitani...
Columbus Crew, MLS Ohio

4 cities finalists for MLS expansion, includes Cincinnati

NEW YORK (AP) — Four cities are in the running to join Major League Soccer. MLS announced Wednesday that Cincinnati; Detroit; Nashville, Tennessee; and Sacramento, California, are finalists for...
Ohio Turnpike Thanksgiving Holiday Travel

Ohio Turnpike projects smooth travel for Thanksgiving

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Smooth Thanksgiving holiday travel with no construction slowdowns is projected along the Ohio Turnpike, a busy connector between the East Coast and Chicago. The Ohio Turnpike...