Japanese player banned for life for match-fixing

LONDON (AP) — Japanese tennis player Junn Mitsuhashi, who reached a career ranking high of No. 295 in 2009, was banned for life Tuesday for match-fixing and fined $50,000.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Lyle's exit leaves another hole for struggling Buckeyes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Another returning starter is gone from the Ohio State basketball team, casting even more doubt on whether coach Thad Matta can turn around a program that just slogged through a second straight disappointing season.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer