Ohio Sports

Jets sign former Redskins WR Terrelle Pryor

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Terrelle Pryor is hoping for a Big-Apple bounce-back with the Jets. The former Washington wide receiver signed with New York after one disappointing season with the Redskins. The Jets announced the signing Sunday. Terms of the deal, ...

Browns agree to contract with QB Drew Stanton

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have agreed to a two-year contact with free agent quarterback Drew Stanton. The team announced the pact on Sunday night. The Browns met last week with Stanton while they were in California scouting UCLA's Josh Rosen and ...

LeBron, Cavs cruise to 120-95 blowout over sinking Suns

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — As his teammates circled around LeBron James before the opening tip, things looked different. They felt different, too. "Our huddle was almost complete," James said. After months of chaos, the Cavaliers may be coming together at just the ...

Royal decree: LeBron scores 35, carries Cavs past Raptors

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The standings show the Eastern Conference's top team plays in Canada. The best player remains in Cleveland, Ohio. LeBron James reminded Toronto he's king. Playing without five teammates and his coach, James scored 35 points and added 17 ...

Hall says it won’t use Chief Wahoo logo for future plaques

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The baseball Hall of Fame says it no longer will use the Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo logo for plaques of new members. In a statement, the Hall said Wednesday that it "concurs with the commissioner's sentiment and acknowledges the shifting societal view of Native ...

Indians’ Brantley homers on first pitch of spring debut

By GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Brantley had no problem getting back in the swing of things Wednesday night. Brantley homered on his first swing of spring training, making a promising return to the Cleveland Indians' lineup following surgery in October on his ...

Blue Jackets extend streak to 9 with 5-3 win over Rangers

By SIMMI BUTTAR, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin and Sergei Bobrovsky have the surging Columbus Blue Jackets in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff race. Panarin had three goals and an assist, Bobrovsky made 29 saves and the Blue Jackets extended their winning streak ...

With new coach, Ohio State creates season to remember

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — All indications were that this would be another forgettable year for Ohio State basketball. Coming off two disappointing seasons, the Buckeyes had the same core of players but a new coach in Chris Holtmann , who did his best in the ...

Gonzaga beats Ohio State 90-84 for Sweet 16 return

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Basketball Writer BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Zach Norvell Jr. pulled up for 3-pointers, drove fearlessly to the rim and bulled his way into the trees to snare rebounds. A spectator during Gonzaga's Final Four run a year ago, the confident, extroverted freshman could be the ...

Crew, Philadelphia Union play to scoreless draw

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Columbus played the Philadelphia Union to a scoreless draw on Saturday to extend the Crew's unbeaten regular-season streak to 13 matches. Most of the scoring opportunities for Columbus (2-0-1) came from Gyasi Zardes. He ran to Federico Higuain's back-heel pass in the 27th ...