Altidore Says Video Backs Up His Account Of Tunnel Clash

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto forward Jozy Altidore says video backs his account of last weekend’s tunnel clash with New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan, which caused both players to be ejected from the second leg of Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference semifinal....

Bucks’ Kidd Fined $15,000 For Criticism Of Officiating

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Thursday for public criticism of the officiating in a loss at Cleveland. Kidd made the comments after the 124-119 loss Tuesday night. Milwaukee was called for 31 personal fouls to 18 for Cleveland,...

Titans Linebacker Wesley Woodyard Enjoying Resurgence At 31

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard has done a few things in his 10 years as an NFL linebacker. , Woodyard did something he had never done in all his years of football: He piled up 20 tackles. The veteran linebacker originally was credited with 14...

The Latest: Lawyer: Executing Ill Inmate Could Be Spectacle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Gov. John Kasich’s decision denying mercy for a condemned inmate set to die next week (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Attorneys for a condemned Ohio inmate suffering from poor health say they’re disappointed with Gov. John...

Wall Of 22,000 Pills Is Memorial To Opioid Overdose Victims

CHICAGO (AP) — A memorial wall opens to the public in Chicago on Friday that includes 22,000 pills each engraved with the face of someone who died of an opioid overdose. The will be in Chicago through Nov. 16 before making stops in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Ohio and Washington D.C....

West Virginia Signs Recruits Derek Culver, Andrew Gordon

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has signed two recruits for the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins announced the signings Thursday of Derek Culver and Andrew “Drew” Gordon. The 6-foot-10 Culver attends Brewster Academy in...

Ohio Governor Won’t Spare The Life Of Seriously Ill Inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) says he won’t spare the life of a condemned killer who has cited his poor health and tough upbringing in an attempt to avoid execution. The Republican governor’s decision Thursday came in the case of Alva...

140 Jobs To Be Lost With Gothenburg Plant Closure

GOTHENBURG, Neb. (AP) — An Ohio-based company says it is closing a plant that employs around 140 people in west-central Nebraska and moving its production elsewhere in the state. Cleveland-based Parker Hannifin announced Thursday that its Baldwin filtration products plant in...

Ohio Man Indicted On Charges In Rape, Slaying Of Toddler

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has been indicted in the rape and slaying of his girlfriend’s 13-month-old daughter. Ashtabula County Prosecutor Nicholas Iarocci said Thursday that Joshua Gurto could face the death penalty if convicted of aggravated murder in the Oct. 7...

John Glenn’s Ohio Birthplace Places Historic Marker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio birthplace of the late John Glenn is celebrating its place in history with a historic marker commemorating the astronaut and U.S. senator who died last year. Officials in Cambridge unveiled the marker Thursday. Glenn was born there on July 18, 1921....