Ohioan Sam Hornish Jr. Wins XFinity Mid-Ohio Race

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Sam Hornish Jr. dominated in his home state to win the XFinity Mid-Ohio Challenge on Saturday. Hornish, from Defiance, Ohio, took the lead from rookie Daniel Hemric on lap 62 of 75 after the seventh caution at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. He beat him by...

Arena Football League

x-clinched homefield advantage y-clinched playoff spot Washington 41, Baltimore 35 Philadelphia 41, Tampa Bay 28 ___ Philadelphia 69, Baltimore 54 Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. Cleveland-Tampa Bay winner at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Frontier League

___ Florence 7, Gateway 1 Schaumburg 13, Lake Erie 3 Joliet 4, Washington 0 Windy City 1, Traverse City 0 Southern Illinois at Evansville, 7:35 p.m. Normal 6, River City 4 Washington at Joliet, 2:05 p.m. Schaumburg at Lake Erie, 2:05 p.m. River City at Normal, 5:35 p.m. Southern...

Eastern League

___ Harrisburg 4, Hartford 2 Altoona 3, Trenton 2 Reading 8, Richmond 1 Harrisburg 3, Hartford 0 Portland at Bowie, 6:35 p.m. Trenton 4, Altoona 0 Akron 1, Binghamton 0 Erie 11, New Hampshire 0 Reading 4, Richmond 2 Reading at Richmond, 12:05 p.m. Harrisburg at Hartford, 1:35...

Meram, Crew Rally For 3-1 Win Over Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Justin Meram scored in the 73rd minute to help the Columbus Crew beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Meram, with the outside of his right foot, tapped home a cross by Waylon Francis to give Columbus (11-12-2) its...

Crowell Remains Calm In Final Year Of Contract

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Patience is a virtue that Isaiah Crowell is familiar with, having gone undrafted out of Alabama State three years ago. The powerful running back is relying on it again as he enters his final season under contract with the Browns. “I feel like God controls...

2 Children Slightly Hurt On Ride At Ohio Festival

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Agriculture says it will investigate after two children received minor injuries on a low-speed ride at a community festival outside of Cleveland. Cleveland.com reports ( ) a car left the ride’s tracks Friday night at the...

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty To Provide Heroin Resulting In Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man faces 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing a heroin mix that resulted in a woman’s fatal overdose. Federal prosecutors say Richard Edwards, of Columbus, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to distributing heroin and...

Big Online School Changes Leadership Amid Fight Over Funding

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The superintendent of one of the nation’s largest online charter schools is retiring amid its court battle with Ohio officials over at least $60 million in disputed funding. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow says Rick Teeters will retire Sept. 15...

Doughnut Shop Blamed For Ohio Norovirus Outbreak To Reopen

MAUMEE, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say a doughnut shop blamed for a norovirus outbreak that has sickened more than 400 people will be allowed to reopen. The Blade reports ( ) inspectors from the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department has given Mama C’s Donuts in...