Pacers-Cavaliers, Box

George 5-13 2-3 15, West 6-16 2-2 14, Hibbert 2-9 2-3 6, G.Hill 3-9 2-4 9, Stephenson 4-9 1-2 11, Mahinmi 0-1 1-2 1, Turner 2-5 0-0 4, Sloan 2-6 0-0 5, Scola 3-6 0-0 6, Copeland 2-3 0-0 5, Allen 0-0 0-0 0, S.Hill 0-0 0-0 0, Butler 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 29-78 10-16 76. Deng 6-12 3-5...

Pacers Stumble Again, Lose 90-76 To Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dion Waiters scored 19 points, Luol Deng added 15 and the Cleveland Cavaliers kept their playoff push going with a 90-76 win Sunday over the Indiana Pacers, who are losing their grip on the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Tristan Thompson had 16 rebounds as...

Ohio City To Mark Anniversary Of Killer Tornado

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The southwestern Ohio city of Xenia is planning several events in April to commemorate the anniversary of a tornado that killed 35 people 40 years ago. The April 3, 1974, tornado that hit Xenia was part of a series of 148 tornadoes over two days that killed 315...

Defending Champ Cards Open Against Depleted Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — No waiting for one of the NL Central’s longstanding rivalries to resume. The defending NL champion St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds open the season against each other on Monday for only the second time in the last 20 years. The Cardinals won the...

Sonny Gray Starts Oakland Opener Against Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sure, Sonny Gray gained some nice momentum from that impressive pitcher’s duel with Detroit ace Justin Verlander last October. Gray insists any highlights from his remarkable rookie season — he made all of 12 major league appearances and 10 starts —...

Cleveland Man Accidentally Killed In Struggle

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say that a man killed in Cleveland on Sunday may have been shot by accident. Police say that two men were fighting inside a home in the city’s East Side around 4 a.m. One of the men pulled a gun and fired. But instead of hitting his intended target,...

Weather Chills Ohio’s Airport Numbers

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Severe winter weather is getting blamed for a second straight month of passenger number declines at Dayton International Airport. The area of western Ohio where the airport is has had some of the state’s worst cold and snow in what’s been a rough...

Reds Open Season With 8 Players On Disabled List

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds will open the season with eight players on the disabled list, including starter Mat Latos, closer Aroldis Chapman and catcher Devin Mesoraco. Cincinnati put all three on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, along with relievers Sean Marshall and Jonathan...

Ohio Man’s 18 Dogs Poisoned With Antifreeze

GRATIOT, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man’s 18 dogs were poisoned with antifreeze, and that one of them has died. Seventy-three-year-old Don Butts says he has no idea who would have poisoned his Labrador retrievers in their outdoor kennels in Gratiot, about an hour...

Ohio Dad Accidentally Hits, Kills His 2-year-old

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 2-year-old Ohio girl has been killed after her father accidentally hit her with his car in a Walmart parking lot. Ontario police Chief Rodney Smith says the girl’s 25-year-old father began driving forward too soon after his family got out of the car...