No. 24 Ohio State Holds Off Purdue 63-61

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LaQuinton Ross scored 19 points and Aaron Craft finished with 16 on Thursday, helping No. 24 Ohio State hang on for a 63-61 victory over Purdue in the Big Ten tournament. The win sent the defending tourney champs into Friday’s quarterfinals against...

BC-BKC–Fordham-Dayton Box, BKC

Rhoomes 3-3 1-1 7, Canty 1-3 0-0 2, Frazier 8-27 10-11 30, Thomas 2-9 0-0 5, Smith 5-9 0-0 15, Leonard 0-0 0-0 0, Severe 5-15 4-7 15, Whitehead 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-66 15-19 74. Oliver 5-8 4-8 17, Pierre 4-5 2-2 12, Kavanaugh 2-4 1-2 5, Price 0-3 4-4 4, Sibert 5-7 4-8 14, Davis...

3 Ohio High School Wrestlers Charged With Hazing

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Northeast Ohio authorities have charged three members of a high school wrestling team with hazing following an incident at a school last month. The Summit County Sheriff’s Office says members of the Coventry High School wrestling team hazed and assaulted...

No. 24 OHIO ST. 63, PURDUE 61

T. Johnson 4-12 1-3 10, R. Johnson 5-10 2-5 12, Hammons 7-12 1-1 15, Stephens 2-7 5-5 10, Davis 1-5 2-2 4, Smotherman 1-2 0-0 2, Scott 1-3 0-0 2, Peck 3-6 0-0 6, Carroll 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 24-58 11-16 61. Craft 6-16 4-6 16, Ross 8-21 3-3 19, Thompson 3-9 1-2 7, A. Williams 2-5 2-4...

Snyder’s 21 Lead West Holmes Girls Past SVSM 49-45

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Laina (LAY’-nuh) Snyder, a first-team Associated Press All-Ohioan, had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Alex Brown hit two late free throws to help top-ranked Millersburg West Holmes beat Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary 49-45 on Thursday in a Division 2 state...

Soundgarden revisits its biggest LP at SXSW

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Soundgarden plans to play its breakthrough album “Superunknown” front to back for the first time Thursday night during the iTunes Festival at South By Southwest. There’s just one problem. “To be honest, we haven’t...
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Jet aborts takeoff after gear failure in Philly

A damaged US Airways jet lies at the end of a runway at the Philadelphia International Airport, Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Philadelphia. Airline officials said the flight was heading to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., when the pilot was forced to abort takeoff around 6:30 p.m., after...

Obama orders review of US deportation practices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama has ordered a review of U.S. deportation practices to see whether immigration enforcement can be more humane. Obama met Thursday with leaders of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus to discuss efforts to overhaul...

5-year Sentence For Man In Ohio Slave Labor Case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A judge has handed down a five-year prison sentence for the first of four people being sentenced on charges related to enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years with her young child in northeast Ohio. Daniel Brown pleaded guilty last year to a...
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Nigerian author Adichie wins fiction prize

FILE – In this April. 27, 2013 file photo, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, speaks to Associated Press during an interview in Lagos, Nigeria. The latest novel by the acclaimed Nigerian author Adichie, “Americanah,†has won the National Book Critics Circle prize for...