Notre Dame Routs Wright State 13-7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Ryan Bull had a home run and two doubles to help Notre Dame rout Wright State 13-7 on Friday in the first game of the NCAA’s Champaign regional. On Saturday, second-seeded Notre Dame will play the winner of game between top-seeded Illinois and...

AmEx president dies suddenly after falling ill on flight

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express said president Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after falling ill while flying on a corporate plane to New York. The credit card company said the 55-year-old executive was coming back from a business trip. The plane made an emergency landing...

Small fire at Findlay’s Red Roof Inn

Findlay firefighters extinguished a small fire that broke out early this afternoon in an electrical closet at the Red Roof in off Broad Avenue, near the U.S. 224 intersection with Interstate 75.  Firefighters said the damage was minor and there were no injuries.

LeBron Says Stopping Curry Futile: ‘You Can’t’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he’s given teammates “the blueprint” for the NBA Finals and it’s up to the Cavaliers to follow it. James will appear in his fifth straight finals, a feat not accomplished since 1966 when members of the Boston...

Klay Thompson Diagnosed With Concussion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not practice until he is symptom free. The Warriors announced the diagnosis Friday after Thompson went through neurological tests earlier in the day. Thompson was kneed...
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APNewsBreak: Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards

AP Photo/Don Ryan A new organization of minority basketball and football coaches is calling for changes in NCAA eligibility standards set to be enforced in 2016. The National Association For Coaching Equity and Development issued a statement to The Associated Press on Friday...
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SEC generates NCAA-record $455.8M in revenue for 2014-15

AP Photo/Butch Dill DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The powerful Southeastern Conference is now the NCAA’s richest league. Thanks to the successful debut of the SEC Network, the conference generated an NCAA-record $455.8 million in revenue in 2014-15. The league’s revenue...
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Belichick avoids direct answers on deflated footballs

AP Photo/Elise Amendola FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Coach Bill Belichick is shedding little light in his first public remarks since the Wells report on the Patriots’ use of underinflated footballs. Belichick spoke for about five minutes Friday after New England’s...
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No ‘miracle’ solution at Asian migrant crisis meeting

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand hosted a meeting of 17 countries Friday to address an alarming rise in the number of boat people in Southeast Asian waters. The talks were delicate because Myanmar – the country thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims...
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What lies ahead for FIFA and Sepp Blatter in his 5th term

AP Photo/Patrick B. Kraemer ZURICH (AP) — The FIFA election is won and done. Sepp Blatter’s problems, however, are far from over. The prize for the 79-year-old president of soccer’s governing body is four more years in office and some big issues ahead. American...