Browns Still Stumbling, Winless With Rookie QB Kizer

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are 0-3 and their rookie quarterback leads the NFL with seven interceptions. They also have been plagued by dropped passes and have committed double-digit penalties in their past two games, dampening any optimism from a perfect preseason....

Miami, Cleveland And OKC Players All Lobbying For Wade

MIAMI (AP) — Teams cannot officially start pursuing Dwyane Wade yet, because that would be tampering. The same rules don’t apply to players. So on Monday, even though Wade’s agreed-upon buyout deal with the Chicago Bulls has not yet become official, plenty of his NBA...

Cavaliers Expect Isaiah Thomas To Play In Games By January

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — With every passing day, Cavaliers guard Isaiah Thomas feels more like himself. “I’m getting stronger,” he said. The All-Star point guard, acquired from the Celtics this summer, has made progress with his hip injury, and the Cavaliers...

No new details released on Sunday stabbing incident

Findlay police on Monday released no new information on a Sunday afternoon stabbing of a Findlay man. Police were called to Planet Fitness, 1950 Tiffin Ave., at 4:17 p.m. Sunday on a report of a stabbing. According to a statement issued by police Sunday night, two Findlay men,...

Harbaugh, Meyer Say Big Ten Needs Locker Room Reform

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer agree on one thing — something needs to be done about lousy locker rooms for visiting football teams in the Big Ten. Harbaugh complained Monday about the facilities at Purdue’s Ross-Ade...

The Latest: Hawks’ Bazemore Says Legos ‘greatest Toy’ Ever

The Latest on Monday’s events from NBA media days (all times local): 4:10 p.m. Kent Bazemore has a new passion. Well, actually, an old one. On a recent visit with relatives to Atlanta’s Legoland Discovery Center, the Hawks guard rediscovered his childhood love for the...

NC Offered Foxconn $570M, But Firm Took A Much Higher Deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina promised tax breaks and other incentives worth more than $570 million to attract a Foxconn electronics plant that could employ 8,800 people, but the state lost out to Wisconsin’s five-times-larger offer, documents released Monday show....

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Akron Beacon Journal, Sept. 24 U.S. Sen. John McCain proved decisive again. On Friday, the Arizona Republican announced that he would oppose the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care...

Clinic CEO: GOP Health Care Bill Inefficient, Costly

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Clinic’s chief executive says he’s opposed to the GOP health bill in the U.S. Senate because he believes it will burden hospitals, throw people off insurance, and fail to address the rising cost of health care. Dr. Toby Cosgrove said...

The Latest: Westbrook Says OKC Is Where He Wants To Be

The Latest on Monday’s events from NBA media days (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has yet to sign an extension, and whether he plans to stay in Oklahoma City is one of the biggest questions as teams prepare to tip off training camps. But the...