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Indians get 3 more deals, avoid arbitration cases for 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have agreed to one-year contracts with outfielder Brandon Moss, right-hander Bryan Shaw and right-hander Josh Tomlin, avoiding arbitration.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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LeBron's Cavs hold off Kobe's Lakers, 109-102

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant and LeBron James traded hugs, big shots and verbal jabs all night with warmth and humor. In the waning minutes, they went head-to-head in yet another entertaining duel between two of this generation's greatest talents.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Ohio State's Cardale Jones says he's staying with Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Not so long ago, the only reason a lot of people knew Cardale Jones was for a thoughtless comment on social media about not wanting to go to school.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Vonn and family have to wait another day for record

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — Lindsey Vonn will have to wait at least one more day to match the record for career World Cup wins.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Williams to meet Belgian in 1st round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Top-seeded Serena Williams will play Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium in the first round of the Australian Open as she begins her attempt to win a 19th Grand Slam singles title.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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IOC accepts Pyeongchang's refusal to move Olympic venues

The IOC accepted South Korea's venue plans for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang on Friday after organizers declined its request to move events to save money.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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Hole-in-1 boosts McIlroy's pursuit of Kaymer in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rory McIlroy made his first competitive hole-in-one as a professional as part of a brilliant back nine that propelled his pursuit of Martin Kaymer in the second round of the Abu Dhabi Championship on Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 January 2015

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January can't freeze out corporate greed in the world of sports

 

It's January and it's cold. The world should thank Ohio this month for spicing up the sports headlines with the Ohio State Buckeyes representing the great state at the BCS national championship, LeBron being one of the center draws for the NBA, and the Arena District in Columbus getting ready to stage the NHL All-Star Weekend. Ohio is where it's at for money and sports in 2015, even if the weather isn't all that inviting lately.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 January 2015

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