August 1, 2014

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College Basketball: Ohio State shuts down Wisconsin to win Big Ten Tournament title

CHICAGO — Deshaun Thomas and Ohio State were tired, worn down by a grueling Big Ten Tournament. Traevon Jackson and Wisconsin had little left as well in the third game in three days for each team. Locked in a battle of wills, the Buckeyes found a way. Thomas scored 17 points and No. 10 Ohio Read More…

NCAA Tournament: Red-hot Louisville grabs overall No. 1 seed

Louisville is the top seed in the NCAA Tournament after a topsy-turvy season in college basketball, capped by another round of upsets over the weekend. That other team from the Bluegrass State won’t even get a chance to defend its national title. While the Big East champion Cardinals surged to the top of the 68-team Read More…

Indians: Justin Masterson recovers from shaky start in tie with Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — After hitting four home runs to build a comfortable lead, the Cincinnati Reds made four errors and let it slip away. Xavier Paul and Todd Frazier homered in Cincinnati’s five-run first inning against Cleveland opening-day starter Justin Masterson before the Reds and Indians tied 7-7 in a game called after nine Read More…

Motorsports: Kasey Kahne breaks through at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kasey Kahne’s bumper-banging battle with Brad Keselowski was just the warm-up act in an action-packed race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Former teammates Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano exchanged words after the race — in person and on Twitter — because Hamlin spun Logano as Logano was racing for the lead. A flat Read More…

Golf: Kevin Streelman captures 1st win in 153rd start

Kevin Streelman finally won in his 153rd start on the PGA Tour with a game that looked as if he had done it many times before. Streelman didn’t make a bogey over the final 37 holes on the tough Copperhead course at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. He didn’t miss a shot over the last Read More…

Council to discuss $7.1M plan to enhance waterfront

LORAIN — A $7.1 million borrowing plan that proponents hope will spur waterfront development is expected to be discussed today by City Council at its 6 p.m. meeting. Under the plan, the money would be paid to the FirstEnergy Corp. for the 1.73 miles of property it owns on and around the Edgewater Substation at Read More…

Future home of the Jet Express in Lorain

LORAIN — Ground breaking by the Lorain Port Authority for a $958,000 new ferry terminal building at Black River Landing is scheduled at 1 p.m. today. The 5,000-square-foot building will provide more amenities for riders of the Jet Express, said Rick Novak authority executive director. The boat cruises around Lake Erie and ferries passengers to Read More…