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Wright State Pulls Away From Western Carolina 69-56

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — JT Yoho scored 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Wright State pulled away from Western Carolina 69-56 on Thursday. Western Carolina (3-8) tied it at 49 with 6:23 left on Rhett Harrelson’s layup. Reggie Arceneaux’s 3-pointer broke the tie and...

No. 6 Virginia Handles Cleveland State 70-54

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Justin Anderson scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half Thursday night and No. 6 Virginia returned from an 11-day layoff for exams with a 70-54 victory against Cleveland State. Malcolm Brogdon also scored 16 and Anthony Gill had 13 for the...

Williams: Time To Get Tougher On No. 24 Tar Heels

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it’s time to get tougher on his team. The No. 24 Tar Heels (7-3) just haven’t looked like one of the favorites in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship so far, leaving their Hall of Fame coach...

Browns Face Extremely Long Odds To Make Playoffs

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns left tackle Joe Thomas knows his drought may continue. He’ll probably have to wait at least another year to get into the playoffs. Cleveland’s odds of making the postseason this season are extremely long, and Thomas, who’s expected to...

Manning Limited At Practice With Thigh Injury

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver’s quarterback was limited Thursday when the Broncos reconvened for their first practice since their 22-10 win at San Diego on Sunday. Manning fought through the flu in that game and...

On Deck: Battle of unbeatens at New Riegel

There’s a big Thursday night of prep basketball set for tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the action on the court here at The Courier. New Riegel hosts Fostoria St. Wendelin in a key Sandusky River League girls basketball game tonight. Courier writer Ted...

Broncos-Bengals Capsule

DENVER (11-3) at CINCINNATI (9-4-1) Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN OPENING LINE — Broncos by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Denver 7-7, Cincinnati 7-7 SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 19-8 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Bengals 31-23, Nov. 4, 2012 LAST WEEK — Broncos beat Chargers 22-10; Bengals...

Kasich: Football Won’t Alter Inauguration Plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) says he’s all for Ohio State, but don’t expect him to move his inauguration events if the football team makes it to the national championship game. The Republican governor’s swearing-in ceremony is planned for...

US Gives $3.1 Million For Lake Erie Algae Projects

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is allocating $3.1 million from a Great Lakes cleanup fund for efforts to reduce harmful algae blooms in Lake Erie that hit water supplies in Michigan and Ohio. The money will be divided among three federal...

Findlay business among 6 suspected of illegal gambling

A Findlay business believed to illegally run a casino was raided by state agents today. Officials entered Talk ‘n’ Win, 7525 Patriot Drive, for an investigation of the chain. They will determine whether the machines illegally paid cash prizes to contestants, said Ohio Attorney...