Buffalo fans target Kaepernick for national anthem protest

AP Photo/Mike Groll ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Amid loud chants of “USA! USA! USA!,” San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick knelt for the national anthem Sunday in his continuing protest against racial oppression and police brutality. Outside the...

Purdue fires coach Hazell after 3-plus seasons and 9 wins

AP Photo/Darron Cummings Purdue fired coach Darrell Hazell on Sunday midway through his fourth season, ending his tenure with the worst winning percentage of any Boilermakers coach in 95 years. Hazell was 9-33 overall (.220) since taking over in 2013, and his dismissal had seemed...

AP Top 25: Michigan up to No. 3 as Ohio State holds at No. 2

AP Photo/Andy Manis Michigan moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, right behind No. 2 Ohio State, to give the Big Ten rivals their best combined ranking since the 2006 season, when they played the only 1-vs.-2 game in the series. Alabama remained No. 1...

Trump calls SNL spoof 'hit job,' calls for end of show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump has some choice words for “Saturday Night Live.” The Republican presidential candidate tweeted early Sunday morning that the show’s skit depicting him this week was a “hit job.” Trump went on to write that...

Akron Man Indicted On More Counts Of Terroristic Threats

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio man has been indicted on more criminal charges for using a social media site to incite violence against U.S. military members on behalf of the Islamic State terrorist group. Twenty-five-year-old Terrence McNeil, of Akron, was...

Agent: Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay fatally shot

AP Photo/David J. Phillip LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky, the athlete’s agent and authorities said Sunday. Trinity Gay died at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, the...

AP Top 25: Michigan up to No. 3 as Ohio State holds at No. 2

AP Photo/Andy Manis Michigan moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, right behind No. 2 Ohio State, to give the Big Ten rivals their best combined ranking since the 2006 season, when they played the only 1-vs.-2 game in the series. Alabama remained No. 1...

Iraqi forces poised to launch operation to retake Mosul

AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces appear poised to launch their most complex anti-IS operation to date: retaking the country’s second-largest city of Mosul. While the country’s military has won a string of territorial victories that have...

AP Top 25: Michigan Up To No. 3 As Ohio State Holds At No. 2

Michigan moved up to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, right behind No. 2 Ohio State, to give the Big Ten rivals their best combined ranking since the 2006 season, when they played the only 1-vs.-2 game in the series. The Buckeyes stayed No. 2 after an overtime...

Report: Scioto County Leads Ohio In Drug-addicted Births

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A recent report from the Children’s Defense Fund has found that Scioto County in south-central Ohio has the highest birth rate of drug-addicted babies in the state. The study says 76 babies in every 1,000 live births in Scioto County are born with...