Ohio Sports

Davis scores 19, Dayton holds off Tennessee Tech 79-66

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis scored 19 points, Dayton shot 61 percent after halftime and held off Tennessee Tech 79-66 Wednesday night. Davis scored five of his points in the last 2:41 but a defensive rebound a minute earlier was big. Tennessee Tech had closed to 65-58 on an 18-9 run ...

Bengals try to get over Steelers hangover as Bears visit

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Three cornerbacks injured, a linebacker and a running back in concussion protocol. The Bengals paid a price for their acrimonious, season-dooming loss to the Steelers on Monday night at Paul Brown Stadium. What's left of their roster and their ...

Barrett Named as QB on AP All-Big Ten team

By ERIC OLSON, AP College Football Writer Penn State's Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday. Wisconsin took the ...

Schneider stops 41 shots as Devils beat Blue Jackets 4-1

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cory Schneider was terrific in his 100th win with the New Jersey Devils. The veteran goalie got plenty of offensive help, too. Stefan Noesen, Taylor Hall and rookie Jesper Bratt each had a goal and an assist as New Jersey beat the ...

Cleveland Indians extend safety netting at ballpark for 2018

By 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 plate down the first- and third-base lines to the ends of the dugouts in an effort to better ...

Puryear, Barnett lead Missouri to 70-51 win over Miami (OH)

By CHARLIE CLARKE, Associated Press COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Kevin Puryear scored a season-high 20 points and Jordan Barnett tied his career-high with five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points and eight rebounds as Missouri ran past Miami (Ohio) 70-51 on Tuesday night. Kassius Robertson added ...

Smith has career-high 25, Evansville beats Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Dru Smith had a career-high 25 points, seven assists and four steals to lead Evansville to a 91-76 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night. Smith was 11 of 13 from the floor, hitting three from long range, as Evansville (7-2) drilled 12 of 15 from distance, making ...

Furious rally powers Ohio State to 71-62 win over Michigan

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Down by 20 just before halftime Monday night, Ohio State stormed back and dominated Michigan in the second half on the way to a 71-62 victory. The Buckeyes (7-3, 2-0 Big Ten) sprinted out on a blistering 19-3 run to begin the second ...

Steelers’ Smith-Schuster, Bengals’ Iloka each banned 1 game

NEW YORK (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback George Iloka have been suspended one game each by the NFL for violating league safety rules. Smith-Schuster was flagged for unnecessary roughness and taunting after a blindside hit ...

Wade, Love, James lead surging Cavaliers over Bulls 113-91

By ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James could sense the Cleveland Cavaliers were starting to click the last time they lost. But a streak like this? He wasn't about to say he saw that coming. Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love each scored 24 points, James had 23 and the ...