Kent State Rallies Past Miami (OH) 17-14

KENT, Ohio (AP) — George Bollas threw two third-quarter touchdown passes, including an 84-yarder to Mike Carrigan for the go-ahead score, and Kent State rallied for a 17-14 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday. The Golden Flashes (2-5, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed 14-3...

Jets Waive WR Jalin Marshall, Promote CB Xavier Coleman

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have waived wide receiver Jalin Marshall and signed cornerback Xavier Coleman from the practice squad. The move Saturday to cut Marshall comes as a surprise after the former Ohio State star had 14 catches and two touchdowns as a rookie...

Buckeyes husk Nebraska 56-14

By ERIC OLSON AP College Football Writer LINCOLN, Neb. — J.T. Barrett passed for five touchdowns and ran for two others, and ninth-ranked Ohio State scored on its first eight possessions on its way to a 56-14 victory over Nebraska on Saturday night. The Buckeyes (6-1, 4-0 Big...

Western Michigan Vs. Akron Postponed Due To Flooding

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Western Michigan’s matchup with Akron was postponed on Saturday due to flooding on the caused by heavy rains. The game has been rescheduled for Sunday afternoon. ___ More AP college football: and

Saturday’s Scores

PREP FOOTBALL Akr. Buchtel 47, Akr. Ellet 7 Cle. Hts. Lutheran E. 40, Cin. Gamble Montessori 7 Day. Chaminade Julienne 24, Cin. McNicholas 21 Hunting Valley University 31, Ashtabula Lakeside 14 Lakewood St. Edward 31, Canada Prep, Ontario 7 Shadyside 46, Bellaire 22 Tol. Waite...

Former hostages back in Canada

By ROB GILLIES and PATRICK LEJTENYI Associated Press SMITHS FALLS, Ontario (AP) — A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight during a...

Puerto Rico raises hurricane death toll to 48

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in Puerto Rico raised the death toll from Hurricane Maria by 3 to 48 on Saturday based on a review of medical records. The medical examiner concluded that the hurricane was the deciding factor in the three newly disclosed deaths, Secretary...

Huge explosion rocks Somalia’s capital, 20 dead

By ABDI GULED Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia’s capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they’d heard in years. The explosion appeared to target a hotel on a busy...

Trump sparks new war of words between U.S., Iran

By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Donald Trump’s refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America, fueling growing mistrust and a sense of nationalism among Iranians....

Ohio man recounts knife attack, finding bodies

IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who survived a knife attack after his wife, son and in-laws were fatally shot in southern Ohio said he rushed home from work after hearing screams and a gunshot during a phone call with his mother-in-law. Todd Holston, 29, described his...