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Watson named in 24th lawsuit by massage therapists

HOUSTON (AP) — A 24th woman filed a civil lawsuit Monday alleging sexual misconduct by Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, who is also awaiting possible discipline from the NFL. The latest lawsuit was filed in Houston by attorney Tony Buzbee, who is representing all 24 ...

Rangers, Guardians postponed by rain, doubleheader Tuesday

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians were postponed by rain at home for the seventh time this season on Monday as their series opener against the Texas Rangers was called 20 minutes before the first scheduled pitch. The teams were rescheduled for a traditional doubleheader on Tuesday, ...

Big Red athletes find the podium in Div. II

COLUMBUS — The Division II track season ended Saturday with plenty of excitement and some unfortunate disappointment for area athletes. But, suffice to say, the former outweighed the latter. Steubenvile’s boys and girls — fresh off winning the regional titles in Chillicothe — put ...

Ohio wins OVAC All-Star Game

TORONTO — If you’re a fan of offensive baseball then the Knight Baseball Complex was the place to be Sunday afternoon. The annual George Kovalick OVAC All-Star Baseball Game brought out the offensive fireworks as Ohio and West Virginia combined for 26 runs, 30 hits and each team had one ...

Central’s Symington finishes with medals in Division III hurdles

COLUMBUS — Very few athletes begin the track and field season with realistic expectations of being an All-Ohioan when the dust settles at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium during the first weekend in June. Mason VanNest can certainly attest. After all, the Shadyside senior hadn’t even ran ...

Suwinski gets 3 hits, Pirates blank Diamondbacks, 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Suwinski followed his game-winning homer a day earlier with three hits on Sunday to help the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0. The rookie has at least one hit in his past five games, and was 7 for 12 this series. Suwinski hit a two-run blast in the ...