Ohio Sports

Buckeyes claim Big Ten title over Badgers, seek playoff spot

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — J.T. Barrett felt and played like his old self Saturday. The only thing that would make the Ohio State quarterback feel better would be making the playoffs. Six days after undergoing surgery on his right knee, Barrett started the game, ...

Mississippi State edges past Dayton for 61-59 win

By PAUL JONES, Associated Press STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Quinndary Weatherspoon scored with eight seconds left to lift Mississippi State to a 61-59 victory over Dayton on Sunday. Dayton (3-3) tied the game at 59-all thanks to a free throw from Darrell Davis with 1:08 left in regulation. The ...

Clemson rallies to beat Ohio State 79-65

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Clemson coach Brad Brownell was especially proud of how his team reacted after falling behind to Ohio State on Wednesday night. The Tigers clawed their way back in the second half and beat the Buckeyes 79-65 in a Big Ten-ACC Challenge ...

Altidore scores, Toronto beats Crew to reach MLS Cup final

TORONTO (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored in the 60th minute and Toronto FC advanced to the MLS Cup final for the second straight year with a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew on Wednesday night in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final. Toronto will host the Seattle Sounders or Houston Dynamo in ...

LeBron ejected, Love scores 38 as Cavs beat Heat 108-97

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James lost his cool. Kevin Love and Cavaliers stayed just as hot. Incensed at not getting a foul called on a drive to the basket, James was ejected for the first time in his illustrious career on Tuesday night, tossed in the third ...

Blue Jackets score twice in shootout to top Hurricanes 3-2

By ROBERT DENHARD, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joonas Korpisalo doesn't get many starts as the backup to the league's top goalie, Sergei Bobrovsky. On the ice for the Blue Jackets for the first time in three weeks, he made it count. Korpisalo made 29 saves in regulation and ...

No. 21 Xavier sends No. 16 Baylor to its 1st loss, 76-63

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — After giving up 102 points in its first loss of the season, No. 21 Xavier spent all of its practice time working on defense. It showed the next time out. J.P. Macura scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half as Xavier surged ahead to stay, ...

Price makes 37 saves, Canadiens end Jackets’ streak at 6

MONTREAL (AP) — With Carey Price in net, Brendan Gallagher figures other teams must find a two-goal cushion insurmountable. Price made 37 saves, Gallagher got his 10th goal and the Montreal Canadiens ended the Columbus Blue Jackets' six-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory Monday ...

James has 30 points to lead Cavs in 113-91 rout of 76ers

By AARON BRACY, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — LeBron James showed the up-and-coming Philadelphia 76ers just how high the bar is to compete with the Eastern Conference's best. James had 30 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers over the 76ers 113-91 on ...

No. 11 Cincinnati beats Alabama State 83-51, Xavier up next

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — The stretch of games against overmatched teams is finished. No. 11 Cincinnati gets to start measuring its worth, starting with its crosstown rival. The Bearcats finally have a game that everyone in Cincinnati is awaiting. Gary Clark ...