IOC sends medical advice to Olympic committees on Zika virus

LONDON (AP) — The IOC advised national Olympic committees on Friday to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, asserting its confidence that the games will be safe.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

No. 7 Ohio State rallies to defeat Northwestern 76-73

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored one point in the first half of No. 7 Ohio State's 76-73 win over Northwestern on Thursday night.

She finished with 27.

  • Written by MARCUS HARTMAN, Associated Press

Ohio State downs Illinois in overtime, 68-63

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — With 14 seconds left on the clock in overtime Thursday, Ohio State led Illinois by three points but the Buckeyes needed one last stop.

  • Written by DAVID MERCER, Associated Press