NFL's Jim Brown reaches $600K deal in video game suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its NFL Madden games.


New Ohio schools chief gathers ideas for education strategy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's new public schools chief wants Ohio to develop a sweeping vision for its education system as it adapts to a new federal law allowing states more flexibility over testing, academics and struggling schools, he said in an interview Monday.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent