Ohio Sports

Bates-Diop leads Ohio State to 82-72 win over Radford

By CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State got a victory and some teaching points from its 82-72 win over Radford on Sunday. The Buckeyes (2-0) faced a strong rebounding team and held a 45-33 advantage on the boards, and also weathered the Radford (1-1) press to an ...

Durr’s 47 points lifts Louisville to 95-90 win over Ohio St

By JACOB MYERS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State guard Kelsey Mitchell said it best. Louisville's Asia Durr couldn't miss. Durr scored a career-high 47 points, including 13 of her team's 15 in overtime, to lead No. 9 Louisville to a 95-90 victory over fifth-ranked Ohio ...

No. 11 Ohio State rebounds, routs No. 13 Michigan St 48-3

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — No. 11 Ohio State put to rest any notion that it wouldn't be motivated to finish strong after a surprising loss last week dropped the Buckeyes out of national championship contention. The Buckeyes came out fast, scoring on five of their ...

Love, Korver lead Cavaliers past Mavericks

By DAVE JACKSON, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Not much has come easy for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season. Facing one of the worst teams in the league, the Cavs needed a big fourth quarter to hold off the Dallas Mavericks. Kevin Love had 29 points and 15 rebounds and Kyle Korver ...

Kirk has 16 in debut, Ohio tops Alabama A&M 61-53

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Treyvion Kirk scored 16 points in his debut with Ohio, leading the Bobcats to a 61-53 victory over Alabama A&M in the season opener Saturday. The true freshman hit 6 of 11 from the field and was 4 of 6 from the free throw line while grabbing four rebounds and dishing ...

Johnson, Blue Jackets beat Red Wings 2-1 in shootout

By BOB DUFF, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The last thing Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson expected as their shootout with the Detroit Red Wings dragged on was that he'd hear his name called. When he did get the call, he got the job done. Johnson scored in the ninth round of ...

Big Ten Spotlight: Imbalance puts conference in tough spot

By TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer The grind of playing in the East Division of the Big Ten has taken a toll on teams over the past four years, and this year the biggest hit may be on the conference itself. The Big Ten may not have a team in the College Football Playoff for the first time since ...

Lions doing their best to talk up winless Browns

By NOAH TRISTER, AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — To hear Ameer Abdullah tell it, the winless Cleveland Browns might as well be Super Bowl contenders. "They're a really good team, statistically. Go look them up defensively," said Abdullah, whose Detroit Lions face the Browns this weekend. ...

Buckeyes host Michigan St with Big Ten East up for grabs

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State couldn't take much time to stew about its bad loss to Iowa last week. The Buckeyes had to get their minds right to play Michigan State with some emotion Saturday because the Big Ten East title is still there for the ...

Titans TE Walker questionable for Sunday’s game with Bengals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker will be questionable due to a bone bruise in his ankle for Sunday's game with the Cincinnati Bengals. Walker was limited Friday after missing the Titans' Wednesday and Thursday practice sessions. Walker followed a similar ...