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Michael Sam in spotlight at Missouri’s pro day

Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam crosses the finish line while running the 40-yard dash during pro day for NFL football representatives Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam crosses the finish line while...

Nike 3Q gets boost from higher prices, demand

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Nike says strong global demand for its athletic goods helped third-quarter net income beat expectations as it readies for the upcoming World Cup in Brazil. The world’s largest athletic clothing maker says that not counting income from...

Bengals Sign QB Jason Campbell To Be Backup

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals have signed quarterback Jason Campbell to be Andy Dalton’s backup, a move that brings the franchise full-circle in several ways. Campbell has played for Washington, Oakland, Chicago and Cleveland. He started eight of the Browns’ last nine...
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2 Taliban attacks in Afghanistan show dangers loom

Afghan police officers arrive to the scene after a multi-pronged attack on a police station in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Taliban insurgents staged the attack, using a suicide bomber and gunmen to lay siege to the...

Crack In Pipeline Leaked Oil In Ohio Preserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials say a 4-inch pipeline crack caused more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil to leak into a southwestern Ohio nature preserve. Sunoco Logistics Partners is the primary owner of the pipeline that leaked at the Oak Glen Nature Preserve west of Cincinnati....
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4 gunmen killed in attack on luxury Afghan hotel

Afghan police officers arrive to the scene after a multi-pronged attack on a police station in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Thursday, March 20, 2014. Taliban insurgents staged the attack, using a suicide bomber and gunmen to lay siege to the...
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‘Best lead’ in plane search: 2 objects seen in sea

In this undated handout picture made available by hoegh.com via NTB Scanpix on Thursday, March 20, 2014, of autoliner “Hoegh St. Petersburg” which is expected to reach an area south west of Australia where possible debris of missing airliner MH370 has been spotted....

Veterans’ unemployment edges down but remains high

WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate for veterans who served since 2001 dipped slightly in 2013 to 9 percent, the Labor Department reported Thursday. That’s down from 9.9 percent the year before, but well above overall civilian unemployment levels of around 7...
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Spring forecast: Cool in North, still dry in West

Donald Croteau works to clear nearly a foot of snow off his car on the first day of spring, Thursday, March 20, 2014 in North Woodstock, N.H. Much of the country remains in a deep freeze, delaying the risk of spring flooding into April in the upper Midwest to New England. While...

Fostorian injured in accident

 A Fostoria man was injured when he fell asleep while driving and sideswiped a truck on Ohio 613 near Washington Township 262 around 8:51 a.m. Thursday. Brian Tiell, 51, was driving east on Ohio 613 when his vehicle drifted into the westbound lane and sideswiped a tractor-trailer...