Buckeyes to play Oregon State and UNLV, drop Tar Heels

Ohio State has added home football games with UNLV of the Mountain West in 2017 and the Pac 12’s Oregon State in 2018. The Rebels come to Columbus on Sept. 23, 2017, and the Beavers will open the 2018 season on Sept. 1. Those games fill the void left when Ohio State and...
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Chuck Todd taking over NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’

This Feb. 24, 2013 photo released by NBC News shows moderator David Gregory on the set of “Meet the Press,” in Washington. Gregory is tweeting that he is leaving NBC. In tweets posted Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, Gregory said he is leaving the network as he arrived at it,...

Murray Edges Isner To Reach Cincy Quarterfinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Andy Murray fought off two late match points and edged John Isner, 7-6 (3), 6-4, 7-6 (2) to reach the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday. Stan Wawrinka shook off losing the first set to roll through the next two and advance with a 3-6,...
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Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name

FILE – This Aug. 7, 2014 file photo shows groundskeepers preparing the end zone for the NFL football preseason game between the Washington Redskins and the New England Patriots in Landover, Md. The debate over the Washington Redskins nickname has been around for decades,...
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Cousins injures right knee in Team USA practice

USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski talks with injured DeMarcus Cousins after a practice of the men’s U.S. National basketball team Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Chicago. The U.S. team will face the Brazilian team in an exhibition game at the United Center in Chicago Saturday. (AP...
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Van Dyken-Rouen heading home ‘1,000 times better’

Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen talks with members of the media as she leaves Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colo., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Van Dyken-Rouen was left paralyzed just below the waist in an all-terrain vehicle crash on June 6 in Arizona. (AP Photo/Brennan...
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Browns starting Hoyer, not Manziel vs. Redskins

Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Johnny Manziel (2) and Brian Hoyer pass during practice at NFL football training camp in Berea, Ohio Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) Cleveland Browns quarterbacks Johnny Manziel (2) and Brian Hoyer pass during practice at NFL football...
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Stewart sitting out Michigan after dirt-car death

In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 photograph, Tony Stewart stands in the garage area after a practice session for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Watkins Glen International, in Watkins Glen N.Y. Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who...

Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner Thursday and will succeed Bud Selig in January. A labor lawyer who has worked for Major League Baseball since 1998, Manfred beat out Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner in the first contested vote...
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Praise for ‘small-town boy’ hit by Stewart’s car

The casket of race car driver Kevin Ward Jr., is taken from a hearse before being carried into South Lewis Central School before a funeral on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Turin, N.Y. Ward died after being struck by NASCAR driver Tony Stewart’s car during a race last weekend...