No. 9 Ohio State beats Idaho 99-56 for 1,000th victory

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Linnae Harper and Stephanie Mavunga helped No. 9 Ohio State bounce back from its first loss to beat Idaho 99-56 on Wednesday night for the 1,000th victory in program history.

  • Written by By CRAIG MERZ , Associated Press

City leaders meet with Crew, MLS, over relocation

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and the owners of the Columbus Crew met with the Columbus mayor and the leader of a local business group over plans to relocate the team.

  • Written by By ANNE M. PETERSON , AP Sports Writer

WADA decision damages Russia's hopes for Winter Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency dealt a blow to Russia's hopes of competing at next year's Winter Olympics by refusing to reinstate the country's suspended anti-doping operation, and Russia responded by insisting, as it has all along, that the government had nothing to do with doping.

  • Written by By JOHN DUERDEN , Associated Press

Ex-college coach guilty of sexually assaulting player

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former college basketball coach in New Jersey of sexually assaulting a male teenager who played on a traveling team that he also coached.