• Illinois all-state girls basketball teams for Class 1A, 2A

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Here are the all-state high school girls basketball teams for Class 2A and Class 1A in Illinois, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters and compiled by John Radtke of the (Arlington Heights) Daily Herald. Players received 5 points for a first team vote and 4 points for a second team vote. A player must have been mentioned on a minimum of two ballots to receive honorable mention.

  • Jerry vs. Kurt: Cowboys to face Cardinals in hall game

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Dallas and Arizona will play in the Hall of Fame game on Aug. 3.

  • Final AP boys poll winners hope history repeats

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The four divisional leaders in the final Associated Press boys basketball polls of the season can be encouraged that they likely will be playing for state titles next month in Columbus — at least based on last year’s results,

  • Late Ohio distance swimmer Poenisch named to hall of fame

    GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — The late long-distance swimmer Walter Poenisch (PAYN’-ish) of central Ohio has been named to the International Swimming Hall of Fame.

  • Americans on Presidents Day: Admiration, fear mark holiday

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The United States on Monday marked Presidents Day, a holiday that’s taking on a new meaning for some Americans this year as Republican President Donald Trump — to the dismay of some and the delight of others — upends traditional notions of the office.

  • Ekholm scores in 3rd, Predators beat Blue Jackets 4-3

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mattias Ekholm scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Juuse Saros stopped 35 shots and the Nashville Predators beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 on Sunday night.

  • Youngstown State edges past Northern Kentucky 81-77

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Cameron Morse scored 20 points, Matt Donlan added 14 more and Youngstown State overtook Northern Kentucky late in the second half for an 81-77 win Saturday night.

  • Braves’ Phillips happy to be traded back home

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Phillips was struck by the oddity of being traded to a team that includes 43-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon.

  • John Glenn’s widow turns 97, says she misses him ‘terribly’

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn’s widow says she misses her husband “terribly” and was touched by the outpouring of love and support when he died two months ago.

  • Browns sign long snapper Hughlett to 6-year extension

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns signed steady long snapper Charley Hughlett to a six-year contract extension.