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Damon Berryhill Named Braves’ Triple-A Gwinnett Manager

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Damon Berryhill, a catcher for the Braves, Cubs and three other teams in his 10-year playing career, has been named manager of Atlanta’s Triple-A Gwinnett team. The 53-year-old Berryhill joins the Braves after seven seasons in the Dodgers...

Ohio Man Convicted Of Setting Girlfriend On Fire; Sentenced

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of throwing gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire behind an Ohio gas station has been convicted of charges including aggravated arson after pleading no contest and has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. The...

Bengals Tell ‘Pacman’ Jones To Put A Lid On Trash Talking

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals’ defensive coordinator has told cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones to put the lid on his trash talk. Jones went off on Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor after a in snowy Cleveland on Sunday, using a garbage can as a prop during an extended...

Coyotes-Penguins Sums

First Period_1, Pittsburgh, Wilson 4 (Cullen), 8:40. Penalties_Daley, PIT, (high sticking), 3:28; White, ARI, (hooking), 10:47; Daley, PIT, (hooking), 11:05. Second Period_2, Pittsburgh, Bonino 4, 4:30. 3, Pittsburgh, Daley 3, 6:58. 4, Pittsburgh, Rust 7 (Maatta), 8:30. 5,...

Property Owner Arrested In Ohio Firefighter’s 2015 Death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities say they’ve arrested a man on charges of murder and aggravated arson in the house blaze that led to a firefighter’s death nearly one year ago. Hamilton Police Chief Craig Bucheit (BOO’-keyet) identified the man arrested as...

House Owner Charged In Firefighter Death, Says He’s Innocent

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The owner of the site of a house fire that led to a firefighter’s death nearly a year ago has been charged with aggravated arson and murder. A Butler County grand jury recently indicted Lester Parker, and he was arrested Monday at a home near the one...

LeBron James Producing Muhammad Ali Documentary For HBO

LOS ANGELES (AP) — King James is set to tell the story of The Greatest. HBO says Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will be the executive producer of a documentary on Muhammad Ali for the network. The film will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, who also helmed the boxing drama,...

Ohio Man Who Set Girlfriend On Fire Convicted; Gets 11 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of throwing gasoline on his girlfriend and setting her on fire behind an Ohio gas station has been convicted of aggravated arson and other charges after pleading no contest and has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. A statement from Franklin...

Ohio Inmate Loses Appeal To Block 2nd Attempt At Execution

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by a condemned killer whose 2009 execution was called off after two hours during which he cried in pain while receiving 18 needle sticks. The court’s 6-2 ruling denies death row inmate Romell Broom...

Ohio Gas Prices 21 Cents Higher Than Same Time Last Month

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio are up 21 cents compared with this time a month ago. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was about $2.22 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. The price in Ohio at the...