Ohio Sports

Walker leads Kent State past Oregon State 79-78

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press KENT, Ohio (AP) — Kent State took advantage of a rare opportunity for a mid-major basketball program on Thursday night Jaylin Walker scored 25 points, including 19 in the second half, and the Golden Flashes, hosting a Pac-12 Conference team for the first ...

DeBrusk has goal, 2 assists as Bruins beat Blue Jackets 7-2

By KEN POWTAK, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Led by their young players, the Boston Bruins put up their highest scoring game of the season. Rookie Jake DeBrusk set up second-period power-play goals by David Backes and fellow rookie Charlie McAvoy and added a goal of his own, Tuukka Rask ...

No turnover: Browns rookie QB Kizer hangs on to starting job

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Loose with the football, DeShone Kizer held onto his starting job. Cleveland's rookie quarterback, who upped his NFL-leading interception total to 19 with two more picks Sunday, will start this week when the winless Browns play in ...

No. 16 Missouri women top Xavier 74-48 for 11th straight win

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored 20 points, Cierra Porter had her 17th career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 16 Missouri won its 11th straight with a 74-48 victory over Xavier on Monday at the West Palm Invitational. It's Mizzou's longest winning ...

Northeastern wins 5th straight, tops Kent State 81-69

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 12 of his 21 points from the free throw line and Tomas Murphy and Bolden Brace each added 14 points off the bench as Northeastern won its fifth straight, knocking off Kent State, 81-69 on Monday night. The Huskies will close out the nonconference portion ...

Lewis won’t declare he’s done with Bengals, despite report

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Pro Football Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis is not ready to concede the end of his second-longest tenure in the league. ESPN reported Sunday before the game at Minnesota, citing unnamed league sources, that the 59-year-old Lewis does not ...

Browns fall to 0-14 as Jackson’s future grows cloudier

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Before the Browns' home finale, a couple exchanged wedding vows in the stadium's Dawg Pound bleachers. The intimate ceremony went off without a hitch. The reception was another sloppy mess. Doomed by turnovers, questionable play calling ...

LeBron wears 1 black shoe, 1 white shoe, speaks about Trump

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James made a statement during an NBA game with his shoes — one black, one white, with the word "equality" in capital gold letters on the back of each. Then, after the game, James made a statement about President Donald Trump, ...

In special shoes, LeBron’s triple-double leads Cavs past Wiz

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — LeBron James joked that he changed out of his shoes — one black, one white, with "equality" in gold capital letters — at halftime because he was playing poorly. "If that's a bad game," teammate Kevin Love said, "then sheesh!" James ...

Ravens’ robbing defense forces 4 turnovers to beat Browns

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — There's nothing flashy about these Baltimore Ravens, who have more than a few flaws. But, as has been the case in past years, they've got a larcenous defense capable of wreaking havoc in the playoffs. They've got to get there ...