ODNR offers safety tips for ice anglers


LOGAN — Now that winter has at last made an appearance, it seems to have finally arrived for good in Ohio, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is seeking to encourage eager ice anglers to be cautious and aware of the conditions before ice fishing on Ohio waters.


Coaches adapt to limits on their ability to call timeouts

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coaches are still getting accustomed to a new NCAA rule that restricts them to calling timeouts only when the ball is dead. The new wrinkle has produced some interesting scenarios down the stretch of close games.

  • Written by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

It's Kobe's world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) — Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer