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Johnson’s OT goal lifts Blue Jackets over Devils 3-2

Columbus Blue Jackets' Nick Foligno, left, checks New Jersey Devils' Mike Cammalleri during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jack Johnson’s backhander 56 seconds into overtime lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets past the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven.

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LeBron James honored in hometown with prestigious award

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Cavaliers superstar LeBron James has received a distinguished award from his hometown for leadership, inspiring youth and philanthropic efforts.

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3 more sentences next in Toledo sports bribery probe

In this May 14, 2009 file photo provided by U.S. Marshals is former University of Toledo football player Adam Cuomo of Hagersville, Ontario, Canada.  Cuomo, who admitted taking money from Detroit-area gambler Ghazi Manni to provide information about the Rockets or their opponents, will be sentenced in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshalls Service)

DETROIT (AP) — Three former football players at the University of Toledo have been placed on probation for their roles in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school.

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Ohio jury acquits UC football player on assault charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury has acquitted a University of Cincinnati backup quarterback of an assault charge, after he testified in court that a group of young men taunted him with racist remarks shortly before he punched one.

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Indians laughing their way through training camp

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are pitching, hitting, bunting and doing everything else they need to work on for the upcoming season at spring training.

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