Ohio Sports

Cauley makes a new memory in return to Muirfield Village

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Curiosity got the best of Bud Cauley when he was given a video that illustrated the sequence of a crash he doesn't remember. The night after he missed the cut at the Memorial last year, Cauley was a passenger in the back seat of a car that ...

Browns coach says OBJ missed ‘a lot’ by skipping practices

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s extended absence may have finally gotten to Browns coach Freddie Kitchens. After staunchly defending the superstar wide receiver's decision to skip nearly all of Cleveland's voluntary practices since joining the team, ...

Browns confident free agent DT McCoy will choose them

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Gerald McCoy's free agency tour started with the Browns. They believe it will end with them, too. Coach Freddie Kitchens said Thursday that he's optimistic McCoy will sign with Cleveland, which appears to be in a three-time battle with ...

OU-Texas, Michigan-Ohio State on Fox for 2nd straight season

By The Associated Press The Oklahoma-Texas and Michigan-Ohio State rivalry games return to Fox for the second consecutive year and the network plans to launch a new pregame show with Urban Meyer and Reggie Bush this season. Fox announced Thursday times and dates for dozens of games that will ...

Winners and losers of the NBA’s draft withdrawal deadline

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Basketball Writer Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett all remained in the NBA draft through the withdrawal deadline. No surprise there, nor for several other players expected to go in the first round. Numerous other players faced difficult decisions on Wednesday, ...

Moore leads by 1 at Memorial as Woods gets off to slow start

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods got off to a slower start than he would have liked Thursday at the Memorial. That had more do with a stopwatch than a scorecard. Ryan Moore opened with five birdies in seven holes and never missed a fairway after the first ...

Column: Nicklaus part of the major discussion again

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods had their first conversation about rivalries while in South Africa for the Presidents Cup in 2003, right around the time Woods was about to get his fourth rival in Vijay Singh. The message Nicklaus preached ...

Differences in Opens shown through exemptions

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The distinction between golf's two oldest championships goes beyond one being played on links courses in the UK and the other being played in the United States. They also have a different reach, which can lead to a different idea of ...

Indians rally for five in 9th, beat Red Sox 7-5

By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Indians had plenty to celebrate despite the late hour. Zach Plesac delivered a solid start in his major league debut and the bottom of Cleveland's lineup led a wild ninth-inning rally as the Indians scored five and beat the Boston ...

Dietrich hits 3 HRs, Lyles injured as Reds beat Pirates 11-6

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Derek Dietrich was describing his three-homer game for the media when Scooter Gennett walked past and put it in a slightly different perspective. "Anybody can hit three, Derek," said Gennett, who did him one better in 2017. No, Dietrich's ...