Cavs rally, edge Warriors 109-108

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND — With another clutch shot, Kyrie Irving took the Warriors on a trip down memory lane. Irving dropped a short, turnaround jumper over Klay Thompson with 3.4 seconds left as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied just the way they did in...

Stafford hopes to clinch postseason berth for Detroit

By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer ARLINGTON, Texas — Matthew Stafford doesn’t dwell on Detroit’s loss to his hometown Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs two years ago. The Lions quarterback focuses on the good memories as he prepares for another homecoming Monday...

Steelers beat Ravens, win AFC North

By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers rode Ben Roethlisberger’s right arm and Antonio Brown’s left arm to the AFC North title. Roethlisberger shook off a pair of interceptions to throw two late touchdowns, including a 4-yard strike...

Bishop urges governor to end death penalty

TOLEDO (AP) — The head of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo is calling on Ohio Gov. John Kasich to end the death penalty in the state. The request comes as Ohio takes steps to carry out an execution in January that would be the state’s first in three years. Bishop...

Findlay man faces drug charges

A Findlay man was arrested early Sunday after “a large amount” of suspected crystal methamphetamine was found in his car during a traffic stop, Findlay police reported. Shad Noblit, 36, was being held Sunday at the Hancock County jail. He faces a second-degree felony...

Area hunters harvest more deer during 2-day season

Hunters in Hancock County and most adjoining counties killed more white-tailed deer during last weekend’s two-day deer-gun season. The state Department of Natural Resources said hunters in Ohio harvested 9,228 deer during the Dec. 17-18 season, slightly less than the 9,447...

Chiefs rout Broncos 33-10

By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With their postseason spot secured, the Kansas City Chiefs turned to Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill to roll past the Denver Broncos 33-10 on Sunday night and keep their AFC West title hopes alive. Kelce had 11 catches for...