Ohio Sports

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 ...

Yankees interview Wedge, former Indians, Mariners manager

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Cleveland and Seattle manager Eric Wedge has become the second person to interview with the New York Yankees for their dugout opening. Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson interviewed on Wednesday as a possible successor to manager Joe Girardi. Wedge was a "cup of coffee" ...

Harden has triple-double, Rockets hold off Cavs 117-113

By KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was quick to say yes when asked if he's playing at as high of a level as he ever has. The follow up question of why wasn't quite as easy for Houston's bearded star. "I don't know," he said before letting out an awkward laugh ...

Love’s 32, LeBron’s 30 push Cavaliers past Bucks 124-119

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Love joked that he might swing by the hospital on his way home. On a recent visit, he got a dose of something that made him and the Cavaliers feel better. Love scored a season-high 32 points without attempting a 3-pointer, LeBron ...

Jarnkrok, Rinne power Predators past Blue Jackets 3-1

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Nashville Predators finished off a successful early-season trip with a win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Predators won a couple in California before beating Columbus 3-1, with the only loss coming in the first game of the ...

Browns’ Gordon admits drinking, drug use before ‘every game’

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Josh Gordon has never played an NFL game sober. That has to change if he plans to play in another one. One day before the Browns wide receiver gets another shot at rebooting his star-crossed career, Gordon revealed in a candid magazine ...

Rangers rally past Blue Jackets 5-3 for 4th straight win

By SCOTT CHARLES, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Given three power-play chances in the third period, the New York Rangers converted them all in a comeback victory over Columbus. Michael Grabner had two goals and the Rangers scored four times in the third to rally past the Blue Jackets 5-3 ...

Browns exec calls failed trade sabotage ‘wholly untrue’

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Sashi Brown did his best to explain what happened last week to the Browns. Hue Jackson wouldn't talk about it all. On the first day back from their bye, Cleveland's top executive and coach chose different strategies to handle the latest ...

On point: Thomas making progress, could join Cavs earlier

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Day by day, dribble by dribble , Isaiah Thomas looks a little more like an All-Star point guard — like himself. And just maybe like one who can rescue the reeling Cavaliers. Thomas has been increasing the intensity of his ...