No. 13 WMU holds on, beats Ohio 29-23 in MAC title game

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio DETROIT (AP) — Robert Spillane intercepted a pass with 51 seconds remaining, and No. 13 Western Michigan remained undefeated, holding off Ohio 29-23 on Friday night to win its first Mid-American Conference title since 1988. The Broncos (13-0, No. 17...

Cavaliers-Bulls, Box

James 13-22 0-0 27, Love 5-14 2-3 15, Thompson 5-5 1-4 11, Irving 9-21 2-3 20, Smith 3-8 0-0 9, Jefferson 1-1 0-0 3, Frye 5-6 0-0 11, Shumpert 4-6 0-0 9. Totals 45-83 5-10 105. Gibson 10-13 3-3 23, Lopez 5-10 0-0 10, Rondo 7-12 0-0 15, Wade 11-23 1-2 24, Butler 8-20 10-12 26,...

Possible faculty member fatally stabbed at USC

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials say a possible faculty member has been fatally stabbed at the University of Southern California. Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison says the stabbing happened Friday afternoon and that the victim was a possible faculty member....

What US presidents said about ties with China and Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, a highly unusual and probably unprecedented move since the U.S. broke diplomatic ties with the self-governing island in 1979 and shifted to diplomatic recognition of China under a so-called...

Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, risking China tensions

AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a...

Federal Officials Say Natural Gas Line Poses Minimal Risk

DETROIT (AP) — A proposed natural gas pipeline from Ohio into southeast Michigan would have little environmental impact, according to federal government officials. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission released an environmental assessment this week that said the Nexus project...

Angels' Pujols out 4 months after plantar fascia surgery

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has undergone surgery on his right foot, possibly sidelining him past opening day. The team says Pujols had the procedure Friday in North Carolina to release his plantar fascia, the ligament connecting the heel...

Trump speaks with Taiwan's president, risking China tensions

AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump spoke Friday with the president of Taiwan, a move that will be sure to anger China. It is highly unusual, probably unprecedented, for a U.S. president or president-elect to speak directly with a...

Downtown’s new look may draw more visitors

A new look to Findlay’s downtown in 2017 may help bring new programs and more visitors to the area, Carla Treadway, downtown coordinator for Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development, said Friday. Treadway gave an update on downtown efforts during the First Friday luncheon...

AFA hired firm to fly Argentine team without knowing plane

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s soccer association hired the plane that was used to transport superstar Lionel Messi and the rest of the team for a World Cup qualifying game without knowing the name of the airline or the model of the plane. And it was the...