Browns Back From Bye, But No Word On If RG3 Will Start

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III still doesn’t know if he’ll start this week against Cincinnati. Griffin was only recently cleared for contact after breaking a bone in his left shoulder in the season opener on Sept. 11. RG3 said doctors had...

Student Accused Of Stabbing Roommate Over Food Charged

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an Ohio college student accused of stabbing his roommate and fellow student in the chest during a fight over fast food has been charged with felonious assault. An Akron police statement Monday said 22-year-old University of Akron student Kendall...

Spurs stay perfect on road, rally past Bucks 97-96

AP Photo/Aaron Gash MILWAUKEE (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge was credited for the go-ahead basket with 21.2 seconds left after Giannis Antetokounmpo was whistled for goaltending, completing the San Antonio Spurs’ rally from 15 points down in a 97-96 win over the Milwaukee...

Winter meetings heat up: Melancon to Giants, Hill to Dodgers

AP Photo/Alex Brandon OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Albeit too late to save them this year, the San Francisco Giants got their closer. All-Star righty Mark Melancon and the Giants reached agreement on a $62 million, four-year contract Monday. As baseball’s winter meetings...
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Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

AP Photo/Saurabh Das CHENNAI, India (AP) — Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. She was 68. She died after undergoing surgery following a...

Dunham and Coates, mutual admirers, talk writing and Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — “Girls” creator Lena Dunham and author-essayist Ta-Nehisi Coates were strangers until this week, but are finding they have a lot in common. Dunham and Coates spoke Monday night at a New York City event sponsored by the MacDowell artist colony....

Monday’s Scores

Andover Pymatuning Valley 53, Cortland Maplewood 22 Beallsville 76, Paden City, W.Va. 17 Beavercreek 45, Liberty Twp. Lakota E. 25 Bellefontaine Benjamin Logan 58, N. Lewisburg Triad 33 Belmont Union Local 78, Magnolia, W.Va. 67 Belpre 47, Crown City S. Gallia 23 Bethel-Tate 52,...

Music therapist, teacher, teens among warehouse fire victims

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A therapist who used music to help kids cope with trauma. A woman who taught at a Montessori school. An energetic artist who could make friends with anyone. These were some of the people killed when flames ripped through a...

Alabama's Allen wins Nagurski award as top defensive player

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Team success is breeding individual success for members of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on Monday night given annually to the nation’s best college defensive player....

HEISMAN 2016: The spotlight isn’t always easy for Jackson

AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lamar Jackson’s breakout into a Heisman Trophy favorite on the field has also required coming out of his shell when he’s away from it. Finding a comfort zone remains a work in progress for Louisville’s...