Vontaze Burfict Latest Ejected, Bengals Lose 24-20 To Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vontaze Burfict pleaded his case to Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis. Then the linebacker who has been among the NFL’s most suspended and penalized players finally headed to the locker room. Burfict talked with some fans, raised both arms over his head...

Kizer Plays Well, But Browns Still Lose To Go 0-9

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson had two goals in his post-game news conference Sunday at Ford Field. He wasn’t going to let rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer take any of the blame for Cleveland’s 38-24 loss to the Detroit Lions, and he wasn’t...

Bates-Diop Leads Ohio State To 82-72 Win Over Radford

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Keita Bates-Diop had his second strong performance on his path to injury recovery with 22 points and 10 rebounds when Ohio State defeated Radford 82-72 on Sunday. C.J. Jackson added 19 points and Jae’Sean Tate had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the...

Kasich Calls For New Discussion On Guns To Stem Violence

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich says gun owners and backers of gun-control measures need to find common ground on ways to reduce violence. The Republican governor in an editorial published by Cleveland.com and during an interview Sunday on ABC’s “This...

Wright State Administration Says No Faculty Strike Imminent

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Wright State University’s administration says a strike is not imminent even though the faculty union has set up the process that would allow them to strike if a contract isn’t reached. The Wright State chapter of the American Association of...

Ohio Teenagers Required To Learn About Being An Organ Donor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Like many teenagers, when Cameron Rung made a trip to the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles to get his driver license, he was hit with a question he wasn’t ready to answer. Did he want to be an organ donor? He looked at his mom. “I didn’t think...

Ohio City Hopes Conduct Pact With Police Will Serve As Model

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A coalition representing minority groups in Ohio’s fourth-largest city thinks a new code of conduct signed with police will improve relations between the two. They also hope it can be a model for other cities. Leaders who negotiated the agreement in...

Expert Says More Vines Needed To Grow Ohio Wine Production

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A winemaking expert says Ohio needs more vines to continue its growth as one of the country’s biggest wine producers. Todd Steiner directs the winemaking program in Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. He says...

Ohio Lawmaker Seeks To Make It Harder For Issues Approval

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio state lawmaker wants to make it more difficult to put constitutional amendments before voters, saying the goal is to keep out-of-state interests out of Ohio politics. The resolution would amend the Ohio constitution to increase the number of...

Love, Korver Lead Cavaliers Past Mavericks

DALLAS (AP) — Kevin Love had 29 points and 15 rebounds and Kyle Korver scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Dallas Mavericks 111-104 Saturday night. The Mavericks were down by as many as 11 points in the fourth quarter and cut...