Louisville-Cincinnati Capsule

No. 19 Louisville (10-1, 6-1 AAC) at Cincinnati (9-2, 6-1), 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Louisville by 3 1-2. Series record: Cincinnati 29-21-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE Cincinnati has a slim chance of winning the first American Athletic Conference title. That happens if the Bearcats beat...

US toasts stronger ties with former Soviet state

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Between diplomatic headaches in Afghanistan and the Mideast, John Kerry spent happy hour Wednesday praising a wine-producing but poor Eastern European nation for resisting Russia’s grasp. Kerry, the U.S....

Ohio Associated Press Mr. Football Award Winners

2013_Dante Booker Jr., Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary, LB-FB, 6-4, 220, sr. Recorded 87.5 tackles, including 18 for minus yardage, during Fighting Irish’s perfect regular season and No. 1 ranking in Division III AP poll. Led a defense that allowed only a touchdown per game as...

2013 AP Div. VII All-Ohio Prep Football List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2013 Associated Press Division VII All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: DIVISION VII First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Austin Downs, Glouster Trimble, 6-0, 170, jr.; Connor Hug, Edon, 6-1, 175, sr.; Clay Dysert,...

Akron SVSM’s Dante Booker Jr. Is AP Mr. Football

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dante Booker Jr. is doing his part to make Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary known for football instead of just the alma mater of a certain NBA player. Booker is the 27th winner of the Ohio Associated Press Mr. Football award, presented annually to the player...

2013 AP Div. VI All-Ohio Prep Football List

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2013 Associated Press Division VI All-Ohio high school football team, based on the recommendations of a state media panel: DIVISION VI First Team OFFENSE: Ends_Korbin Showalter, Haviland Wayne Trace, 6-1, 180, sr.; Devin Mize, New Paris National Trail,...

VIDEO: Dept. of Aging director speaks

Published on Dec 4, 2013 Ohio Department of Aging Director Bonnie Burman talks while vising The Courier on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

AP Photo/Gail Burton PITTSBURGH (AP) — Here’s another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore. Expensive. The NFL fined Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with...

Bullet Hits Ohio School Bus; No Students Onboard

LINCOLN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A school superintendent says no students were on a school bus when a shot was fired into the vehicle’s back window in suburban Cincinnati. Princeton City Schools Superintendent Gary Pack says the bus driver was not injured. Pack says the bus was...

Mass. school renamed for Ron Burgundy for a day

AP Photo/Elise Amendola BOSTON (AP) — Actor and comedian Will Ferrell told students he was “literally in a glass case of emotion” Wednesday as Emerson College temporarily named its School of Communication after Ron Burgundy, his character in...