Nationals Acquire INF Cabrera From Indians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have acquired two-time All-Star infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and cash from the Cleveland Indians for shortstop Zach Walters. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo made the announcement Thursday. The 28-year-old Cabrera has spent most of his...

Baltimore Official Nominee For Cincinnati Manager

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati’s mayor has introduced Baltimore’s finance director as his nominee for city manager. Mayor John Cranley says Harry Black comes from a city that has also had to deal with budget and pension challenges and knows the issues facing urban...

Tigers’ Minor Leaguer Arraigned On Sexual Assault

DETROIT (AP) — Minor league pitcher Evan Reed says he passed a polygraph test earlier this year after he was accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a downtown Detroit hotel. Reed, who appeared in 27 games for the Detroit Tigers, was arraigned Thursday and appeared in court via...

Burfict Emerges As Center Of Bengals Defense

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are building their defense around linebacker Vontaze Burfict, a sign of how much he means to the franchise as he enters his third season. The Pro Bowl linebacker is growing into the leader that coach Marvin Lewis has craved. Burfict signed with the...

Extra Jurors Seated For Long Ga. Salmonella Trial

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago. The U.S. District...

Upper Sandusky woman hurt in accident

UPPER SANDUSKY — An Upper Sandusky woman was hospitalized after her vehicle struck a guardrail in the city Thursday afternoon. Amy Moor, 44, was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo by medical helicopter after the 1 p.m. accident, according to the Upper Sandusky...

Cracked Rail Caused 2012 Md. Coal Train Derailment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. The NTSB’s conclusion was part of a 19-page report on its investigation into the 2012 derailment in...

Events Surrounding OSU’s Firing Of Band Director

A look at events surrounding the firing of Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters: Oct. 10, 2012: OSU promotes Jonathan Waters to director of OSU Marching and Athletic Bands. May 23: Marching band parent registers complaint of “sexualized...

Manziel Says He’s Battling Playbook, Hoyer

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel says he’s competing with more than Brian Hoyer in the competition to be Cleveland’s starting quarterback. Manziel said “it’s really me versus the playbook right now.” Following Thursday’s practice, the rookie...

Appeals Court Upholds Conviction In Pain Pill Case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the 15-year prison sentence of a Louisiana businessman for distributing oxycodone and methadone in eastern Kentucky illegally through pain clinic patients. A three-judge panel from the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in...