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Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL’s first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game. The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, dropping the rush end as they prepare for several...
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VIDEO: FitzGerald visits The Courier

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald returned to The Courier on Tuesday to talk about the campaign and his thoughts on Gov. John Kasich’s policies.
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VIDEO: Robbery suspect arrested after trying to set self on fire

A suspect in a Bluffton bank robbery was arrested Tuesday morning in Findlay after trying to set himself on fire. The suspect was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol.

Monday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; cardio energizer, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 9:30-10:20; water exercise class/open swim, 10-11 a.m.; Birchaven;...
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VIDEO: Findlay vs. Toledo Whitmer – OHSAA Football Week 8 2014

  Findlay faced Toledo Whitmer on Senior Night and came out on the losing end, falling 58-21 to the Panthers at Donnell Stadium.
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NHL bringing 2016 All-Star game to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL All-Star game will be in Nashville in 2016, and Music City is ready to roll out the red carpet for the showcase event. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the game Friday at a news conference at Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville...
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Prosecutor wants 10 years in prison for Pistorius

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting death of Reeva...

Pakistani jets hit militant hideouts, killing 21

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military says its jet fighters have struck five militant hideouts in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing at least 21 insurgents. The military said in a statement that Thursday’s airstrikes were carried out in...