Penn State’s Barkley Selected Big Ten’s Top Offensive Player

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Penn State running back Saquon Barkley was honored Wednesday as the Big Ten offensive player of the year. Barkley, who also was selected the top running back, leads the Big Ten with 17 total touchdowns and 1,563 all-purpose yards. Barkley ran for over 200...

At WMU, Players And Fans Alike Have Been Willing To ‘row’

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — In Western Michigan’s final home game of the season, Justin Ferguson injured his ankle and had to be taken off on a stretcher. The crowd began clapping and teammates came over to hug the senior safety. And then Ferguson, who was able to sit up...

Drake

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake owned the year on Spotify: He’s the most streamed act on the platform with 4.7 billion streams. The rapper has the most streamed album and song – “Views” (2.45 billion) and “One Dance” (970 million) – on...

The Latest: Positive Records For Officer Who Shot Attacker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The personnel file of the police officer who shot and killed a knife-wielding attacker at Ohio State University contains high marks for the officer’s performance...

Miami (Ohio) Rallies From Down 15, Beats Grambling St In OT

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Michael Weathers scored 18 of his 26 points after halftime, twin brother Marcus Weathers had his first career double-double and Miami (Ohio) overcame a 15-point deficit to beat Grambling State 78-76 in overtime on Wednesday night. Michael Weathers was 8-for-14...

Arkansas State Cruises By Cleveland State 78-51

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Tamas Bruce scored 16 points, Deven Simms added 15 points, and Arkansas State beat Cleveland State 78-51 on Wednesday night for its seventh straight victory. Arkansas State went on an early 13-2 run to build a 16-9 lead and the Red Wolves closed the half on...

Judge Approves Lawsuit Settlement For Family Of Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has approved the settlement of a lawsuit against Cleveland filed by the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy fatally shot by a white officer while playing with a pellet gun at a recreation center. Cleveland agreed in April to settle the lawsuit...

Wednesday’s Scores

Alliance Marlington 46, Cuyahoga Falls CVCA 25 Andrews Osborne Academy 50, Cle. Collinwood 18 Berlin Hiland 76, E. Can. 31 Canfield 42, Beloit W. Branch 25 Carrollton 35, Cambridge 32 Cin. Glen Este 58, Seton 31 Cin. Mercy 75, Cin. Anderson 35 Cin. Turpin 57, Hamilton 46 Cle....

Ohio To Invest $15M On 35-mile Self-driving Truck Test

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) says the state will invest $15 million to support research in self-driving highway technology along a 35-mile stretch of an Ohio road. The Republican governor announced the investment Wednesday in conjunction with a...

Coroner: Drug overdoses killed 3 California concertgoers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say drug overdoses killed three people who died after attending a Southern California music festival. San Bernardino County coroner’s officials announced Wednesday that the three accidentally overdosed on the drug Ecstasy....