Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Earle Bruce stepped into his dream job, football coach at Ohio State, under most challenging circumstances, replacing the program's revered longtime leader after a fall from grace.

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  • Written by MITCH STACY and RUSTY MILLER , Associated Press

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

NEW YORK (AP) — Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison.

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Youth baseball director: No player ever in danger

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire youth sports organization investigating a man's allegations that two baseball coaches talked about a plan to hurt his 11-year-old-daughter, the only girl on her team, to force her to quit says no player was ever in danger, but a coach has been dismissed.


Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Game 4 lacked the intensity of the three before it, and no overtime heroics were necessary. Instead, the workmanlike Washington Capitals turned in their most complete game of the playoffs, putting away the Columbus Blue Jackets to tie their series at two games apiece.

  • Written by By MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer