LeBron Helps Design Sneaker For Disabled Athletes

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James has teamed up on a special sneaker for special athletes. The Cavaliers star and Nike have unveiled a new shoe designed for disabled athletes that can be slipped on and off more easily. The LeBron Soldier 10 FlyEase is modeled after the signature shoe...

The Latest: Democratic Chair Says Renacci Votes Bad For Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci’s bid for Ohio governor (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Ohio’s Democratic chairman is criticizing Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (reh-NAY’-see) as the congressman launches a bid for governor, saying...

Associated Press 2017 All-Ohio Boys Division IV Teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 2016-17 Associated Press Division IV All-Ohio boys basketball team, based on the recommendations of a media panel (with school, height, class and scoring average: DIVISION IV First Team: Matt Bailey, Grove City Christian, 5-foot-10, senior, 18.7 points...

Cooper Tire executive salaries announced

Brad Hughes, who became chief executive officer of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. last September, earned $4.2 million compensation in 2016, a 62-percent increase from 2015. His predecessor, Roy Armes, who retired Aug. 31 after nearly 10 years at the helm, last year earned $8.2...

Maryland US House Members Criticize Governor On Health Care

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four of Maryland’s U.S. House members are criticizing Republican Gov. Larry Hogan for not speaking out against the GOP health care bill in Washington. Reps. Steny Hoyer, Elijah Cummings, John Sarbanes and Jamie Raskin gathered in front of the...

Ohio Municipalities Challenge Law Allowing Wireless Antennas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dozens of Ohio municipalities are challenging a law that allows four telecommunications companies to place wireless antennas on municipal buildings within city limits. Lawsuits to be filed in Columbus, Cleveland and elsewhere Monday say the new law prohibits...

Angelique Kerber retakes No. 1 ranking from Serena Williams

AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili Angelique Kerber is back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, reclaiming that spot from Serena Williams. Kerber moves atop the rankings on Monday. That’s about six months after she originally ascended to No. 1 for the first time, overtaking Williams by...

Tim Howard always stayed optimistic he'd be healthy for US

AP Photo/Janie McCauley SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As his U.S. teammates trained under cloudy skies on a brisk Bay Area morning, Tim Howard sat on the sidelines and stretched out his shoulders. He balanced on his left leg and warmed up his hips. This is the new normal for...

Yankees' Gregorius has injured shoulder, return uncertain

AP Photo/Koji Sasahara WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe Girardi didn’t put on a...
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YouTube investigating restrictions on gay-themed content

AP Photo/Danny Moloshok NEW YORK (AP) — The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other’s eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another. The four-minute video titled “Her...