Clark County students might return to schools in wake of ECOT closure

About 150 students in Clark County will need a new school after one of the largest online schools shut down on Friday. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is being closed effective immediately by its sponsor, according to Ohio Department of Education officials. “The Ohio Department of Education was informed this evening that the ESC of Lake Erie West has suspended the operations of the Electronic...


GM to unveil Springfield-built truck in March

GM to unveil Springfield-built truck in March

Chevrolet will unveil a new medium-duty Silverado truck that will be built at Navistar’s Springfield plant at an auto industry show in Indianapolis this spring. The Springfield plant has long been preparing for the joint venture with GM to build medium-duty trucks. Those trucks will be available in both the International and GM brands, and will be produced with engineering input from both manufacturers...
GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: What we know about Wright Patt

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: What we know about Wright Patt

U.S. lawmakers are in session today but no deal is in sight to prevent an extended government shutdown. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force closed Saturday and other local governmental institutions, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, will be closed Monday as Republicans and Democrats have failed to reach a deal to fund governmental operations. Both sides are dug in at the moment, with...
Springfield man sues police officers claiming civil rights violations

Springfield man sues police officers claiming civil rights violations

A Springfield man has sued three Springfield Police Division officers, alleging they violated his civil rights, assaulted him and failed to provide adequate medical care. City Law Director Jerry Strozdas said his initial review of the case doesn’t indicate any misconduct on the part of the officers. DETAILS: 2 arrested in armed robbery at Springfield Verizon store On July 20, 2017, Devan Smith...
2 rape trials scheduled to start in Greene County on Monday

2 rape trials scheduled to start in Greene County on Monday

Two separate rape trials are set to begin Monday in Judge Stephen Wolaver’s courtroom in Greene County Common Pleas Court. Myron Marquice Walker, 20, is charged with rape and gross sexual imposition and has been held in the Greene County Jail since his arrest in October. A grand jury indicted Walker on the charges on Oct. 20, and Walker pleaded not guilty to the charges on Oct. 27. The alleged...
Lanes reopen after two-vehicle crash on I-70 in Clark County

Lanes reopen after two-vehicle crash on I-70 in Clark County

UPDATE @ 8 a.m: Lanes have reopened on westbound I-70 near the 48 milemarker after a two-vehicle crash occurred early Sunday morning, according to OHSP. Two lanes are blocked on westbound I-70 near the 48 milemarker after a two-vehicle accident early Sunday morning.  The Ohio Highway State Patrol-Springfield Post, responded to the crash around 4:45 a.m., per initial reports. According to...
Drug crisis in Ohio: What solutions are making a difference?

Drug crisis in Ohio: What solutions are making a difference?

During a year of record deaths from drug overdoses in Springfield and across Ohio, glimmers of hope also exist as organizations and local governments have begun to find solutions that might make a difference. More than 30 news organizations statewide have partnered to share those solutions and help communities think about which ones might be adaptable locally. Your Voice Ohio will be holding forums...
Rain showers today, Monday; chance for snow Tuesday

Rain showers today, Monday; chance for snow Tuesday

A few light showers will continue at times, but some dry time also is expected, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Temperatures this evening and overnight will be steady in the middle 40s. A few showers expected this evening More rain likely Monday Colder with chance for snow Tuesday Monday: A dry start is expected before more rain returns in the afternoon and early evening. Some...
Student of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy

Student of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy

Name: Matthias Tedros School: Emmanuel Christian Academy Grade: 12 Age: 16 Extra-curricular: JV/Varsity Hockey, Varsity Soccer, Varsity Lacrosse, Volunteer at Hospital, Front of House job at NTPRD Chiller, Piano, Guitar, Alto and Bari Saxophone Claim to fame/honors: Lacrosse: First Academic Team, Academic Scholar Award, Hockey: First Academic Team, Soccer: Varsity Soccer Team Captain, First Chair...
Athlete of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy

Athlete of the Week Emmanuel Christian Academy

Name: Dylan Herring School: Emmanuel Christian Academy Grade: 12 Age: 17 Sports: Golf, Bowling, Baseball Claim to fame/honors: MBC Bowling Player of the Year, State Bowling Honorable Mention Words you live by: “There may be people who have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do - and I believe that.” - Derek Jeter Toughest opponent: Middletown...
Sen. Sherrod Brown donates pay during shutdown

Sen. Sherrod Brown donates pay during shutdown

Under relentless attacks from Republicans for blocking a vote on a bill that would have kept the federal government open, Sen. Sherrod Brown said he would donate his paycheck during the shutdown to an Ohio diaper bank which helps low-income families.  Brown, D-Ohio, announced the move in a statement Saturday on the first full day of a partial shutdown of the federal government. Senate Democrats...
For the love of all things gooey: It’s National Cheese Lover’s Day

For the love of all things gooey: It’s National Cheese Lover’s Day

Cheddar, mozzarella, Swiss, Parmesan: the list of cheeses people enjoy around the world goes on and on. January 20th, National Cheese Lover’s Day, is the day set aside to celebrate them all. There’s plenty of cheese lovers across the country who are no doubt enjoying their favorite variety on everything from crackers to pizza. But how much do you really know about cheese? Here are some...
ICYMI: 4 top crime stories from this week

ICYMI: 4 top crime stories from this week

Here are four crime stories from the Springfield News-Sun that broke this week: Woman charged with hitting 6-year-old in head with belt A Springfield woman has been charged with assault and child endangerment after allegedly hitting a 6-year-old boy in the head with a belt. The incident allegedly occurred at a home in the 2000 block of Clifton Avenue on Dec. 15. According to a report, the victim and...
Crowded governor field puts Democratic race up for grabs

Crowded governor field puts Democratic race up for grabs

Nobody denies the Democratic field of candidates running for Ohio governor is crowded. But the whether that is a good thing for the party — and its fortunes in November — depends on how the five candidates behave, according to political experts and party officials. “I am not sure we can assume that a tight primary will damage a candidate for a general election unless the party emerges...
Shutdown: Air Force museum closes: Wright-Patt workers face furlough

Shutdown: Air Force museum closes: Wright-Patt workers face furlough

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force closed Saturday after initially opening in the morning in the midst of a federal government shutdown. Hundreds of people had trekked inside the world’s largest military aviation museum Saturday morning before the closure at 1 p.m. The fallout was the latest from the federal closure expected to affect thousands of workers at Wright-Patterson Air Force...
Springfield men bring new life to old engine

Springfield men bring new life to old engine

“Only in America,” said Roger Vaglia’s superbly written obituary, “could the grandson of barely educated European immigrants, son of a father who quit school after eighth grade to work in the mines, end up at Harvard and then see both his children get Master’s degrees in their chosen fields.” Vaglia’s rise from a coal company house in McCullough, Pa., to early...
Honda to build CR-V at Marysville plant

Honda to build CR-V at Marysville plant

Honda officials said the automaker will add production of the CR-V sport utility vehicle to Marysville in order to keep up with high demand from consumers. That vehicle is already being produced at three other sites, including Honda’s nearby East Liberty plant, said Chris Abbruzzese, a spokesman for Honda. The additional production is not expected to create more jobs, but will allow the company...
Logan Cole remembers West Liberty school shooting one year later

Logan Cole remembers West Liberty school shooting one year later

West Liberty-Salem High School student Logan Cole was shot one year ago today in the chest in a school restroom. Logan remembers much of that day and the shooting. “I remember that I was going to a mock trial competition in the morning and I remember going to school and we were about to leave on the bus and I remember walking into the bathroom,” Logan said in an exclusive interview with...
Light showers overnight; weekend ends on warmer note

Light showers overnight; weekend ends on warmer note

A few light showers can be expected overnight, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. “We’re not anticipating much rain to fall, but there will be a few showers from time to time,” he said. Overnight temperatures will drop into the middle to upper 30s. Warmer finish to weekend Wet Sunday into Monday Colder with snow possible Tuesday Sunday: We’ll experience...
Learn about early Springfield’s ‘clash of cultures’ at The Heritage Center

Learn about early Springfield’s ‘clash of cultures’ at The Heritage Center

In 1799, Simon Kenton, who had been a guide for General George Rogers Clark during the 1780 campaign against the Shawnee, came up from Kentucky to settle near Springfield.  The town was laid out and formally founded by James Demint in 1801. As early white settlers moved into the area, there was a definitive clash of cultures, represented best by an exhibit on the second floor of the Heritage...
Enjoy fine arts and give back: 4 events in Springfield this weekend

Enjoy fine arts and give back: 4 events in Springfield this weekend

Looking for a way to enjoy the break in the weather this weekend? Here are four events going on in the greater Springfield area. 1. The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service The Springfield Promise Neighborhood will host the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Saturday, Jan. 20 starting at noon. The event had been scheduled for Jan. 15 but was postponed due to the weather. » READ MORE:...
Northeastern adjusts bus driver’s reprimand, rebuts safety allegations

Northeastern adjusts bus driver’s reprimand, rebuts safety allegations

The Northeastern Local Board of Education voted to adjust a reprimand against a school bus driver who reported to the state that the district allegedly violated state and federal bus safety rules. Cindy Ladig was reprimanded last year and faced possible reassignment after she filed a complaint with the Ohio Department of Education regarding the district’s handling of the transportation of a...
What happens to veterans if the government shuts down?

What happens to veterans if the government shuts down?

Vital services for veterans will not be threatened if the government shuts down this weekend.  The Department of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, including the Dayton VA Medical Center, would remain open. After previous partial shutdowns caused headaches for the VA, the department lobbied Congress to fund the VA on a two-year budget cycle. That exempts the department from the latest funding...
Wright Patt: Workers to show up Monday even if shutdown still in place

Wright Patt: Workers to show up Monday even if shutdown still in place

Thousands of Wright-Patterson employees were expected to report to work Monday morning for further instructions “to carry out orderly shutdown activities” if a partial federal government closure stuck at midnight Friday, base authorities said. The scenario could be a replay of October 2013 when most civil service employees at Wright-Patterson were sent home on furlough at the state&rsquo...
Wright State on track to meet budget but finances still ‘tenuous’

Wright State on track to meet budget but finances still ‘tenuous’

Wright State University has collected the bulk of its revenue for this fiscal year, meaning all the school has to do now to meet its budget is keep expenses in check. Officials also are targeting enrollment. The single biggest source of revenue for most colleges is tuition revenue, and with the final semester of the year now underway, WSU has already received its last large lump of revenue. Wright...
Could your travel plans be impacted by a government shutdown?

Could your travel plans be impacted by a government shutdown?

The U.S. government could be headed for a shutdown after midnight on Friday if Congress does not pass a temporary spending bill.  What would a shutdown mean for those planning domestic or international travel in the coming days or weeks? First, employees deemed “essential” would remain on the job and that includes  Transportation Security Administration screeners and air traffic...
LOCAL IMPACT: Government shutdown threatens 100th birthday party for Springfield veteran

LOCAL IMPACT: Government shutdown threatens 100th birthday party for Springfield veteran

Kevin Black hadn’t thought about how the possibility of a government shutdown would affect his family. World War II veteran Thomas Eubanks of Springfield turns 100 on Jan. 23. To celebrate, his grandson, Black, organized a birthday party for him at the Air Force Museum on Saturday. With the possibility of the government shutting down tonight, the museum may not open, and the outlook of the party...
2 arrested in armed robbery at Springfield Verizon store

2 arrested in armed robbery at Springfield Verizon store

Two teenagers are now in custody and three others remain at large in connection with the armed robbery of a Springfield cell phone store. Anthony Dorone Edwards, 18, of Springfield, was charged with aggravated robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. Javon Lashawn Reid, 18, of Dayton, also was charged with aggravated robbery. DETAILS: Lawsuit against Clark County in jail death moves to federal court...
Spectrum reports TV streaming app service issues

Spectrum reports TV streaming app service issues

Spectrum customers are reporting service interruptions while attempting to use the Spectrum TV app, the company said on Friday afternoon. “Spectrum customers are experiencing a service interruption while attempting to use the Spectrum TV App. This is causing errors including incorrect login information. Technicians are working diligently to restore the service as soon as possible. We apologize...
Starbucks testing out stores that do not accept cash

Starbucks testing out stores that do not accept cash

Starbucks is testing out a cashless checkout in stores nationwide. As of Tuesday, one downtown Seattle store accepts only cards or mobile payments, according to a report from KIRO-7. The coffee chain is receiving mixed reviews from customers, some who like the convenience while others worry about privacy issues. Robert Safian, editor of Fast Company, told KIRO 7 that the cashless wave will only grow...
Democrat Kucinich picks running mate in Ohio governor’s race

Democrat Kucinich picks running mate in Ohio governor’s race

Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich on Friday chose Akron City Councilwoman Tara Samples as his running mate in his bid for Ohio governor. Samples fills out the field of lieutenant governor candidates in the 2018 race to replace Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who is term limited. Kucinich, 71, on Wednesday announced his decision to run in the Democratic primary. Samples was elected to council in 2013, works...
Losers appeal Ohio medical pot licensing decisions

Losers appeal Ohio medical pot licensing decisions

State officials are scrambling to hold more than 60 appeal hearings for companies that did not win medical marijuana cultivator licenses in Ohio. So far, 68 of the 161 rejected applicants have filed for a “119 hearing,” in which a hearing officer listens to the state and the business present their cases on why the licensing decision should stand or be reversed. The window is still open...
Moldy comforter among latest product recalls

Moldy comforter among latest product recalls

The latest product recalls include a potentially moldy comforter, an unstable bassinette, and snow globes that could potentially cause a fire, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.    The Hudson comforters by UGG under recall were sold at Bed Bath & Beyond and may contain mold which could pose a risk of infection or respiratory issues in people with a mold allergy or compromised...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Jessica L. Fenwick, 27, of 1018 Middle St., falsification, dismissed - prosecutor request. Brooks A. Nawman, 33, of 1605 Morgan St., burglary, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury. Elrashawn T. Dover, 18, address unknown, firearms in motor vehicle, carrying concealed weapon, possession of drugs, obstructing official business, dismissed - indicted by the grand jury...
Ohio flu hospitalizations climb, prompting caution and optimism

Ohio flu hospitalizations climb, prompting caution and optimism

Ohio’s flu-related hospitalizations increased by more than 50 from the previous week, new data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Health said. The increase was smaller than previous weeks, prompting some optimism and words of caution from one local expert. “While it looks like (the flu) may be leveling off, it is still significantly higher than the five year average,” said...
Here’s how you could join New Carlisle city council

Here’s how you could join New Carlisle city council

New Carlisle is seeking candidates for a vacant spot on its city council. A seat on its seven-member council opened up after former Council Member Jim Leathley resigned this month amid controversy over the selection of Council Member Ethan Reynolds as mayor. RELATED: New Carlisle gets new mayor amid controversy, accusations Leathley accused Reynolds of colluding with Council Members Ronald Cobb and...
Lawsuit against Clark County for jail death moves to federal court

Lawsuit against Clark County for jail death moves to federal court

The mother of a Springfield woman who died of an overdose in the Clark County Jail has refiled her lawsuit against the county in Dayton’s U.S. District Court. Kristy Marie Parker, 32, died Jan. 20, 2016 from an overdose of drugs brought into the facility by another inmate. In March 2017, Marcia Galvan-Thompson was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter...
Springfield Then & Now: Wittenberg University in winter

Springfield Then & Now: Wittenberg University in winter

Aside from landscape changes, this wintry scene of Wittenberg University has remained fairly unchanged over the years.  Students then and now would recognize the view looking towards Myers Hall, the oldest building on campus, which opened in 1846.  Today, the wintry scene looks about the same, with a few more trees that block the view of Myers Hall.
Amazon raises price of Amazon Prime monthly memberships

Amazon raises price of Amazon Prime monthly memberships

Amazon Prime memberships are about to get more expensive. The online retail giant announced today that the Amazon Prime monthly fee is increasing from $10.99 to $12.99 in the U.S., an increase of 18 percent. That’s approximately $156 annually. However, the annual Prime membership will stay at $99. “Prime provides an unparalleled combination of shipping, shopping and entertainment benefits...
Facebook hunting photos lead to wildlife charges for New Carlisle men

Facebook hunting photos lead to wildlife charges for New Carlisle men

A New Carlisle man faces multiple criminal charges for wildlife violations after allegedly posting pictures on Facebook of deer he shot but never tagged during gun season last year, according to court records. Forrest W. Parrott, 23, of 10331 Marquart Road, is expected to appear in court at 11 a.m. today. Parrott faces five counts of state ownership of and title to wild animals — prohibited...
Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

Clark County Common Pleas Court cases

COMMON PLEAS COURT NEW SUITS 18-CV-0016 - Freedom Mortgage Corp., v. Peggy McDaniel, New Carlisle, et al., complaint in foreclosure for property located at 11795 Troy Road, New Carlisle, for $231,658. 18-CV-0017 - Moneygram Payment Systems, Inc., v. Genesis 2014 Inc., Dayton and 1912 S. Limestone St., et al., complaint for $19,100 for proceeds from sale of services, etc. 18-CV-0018 - Devan Smith,...
Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new name

Gander Mountain stores to reopen under new name

Gander Outdoors, formerly known as Gander Mountain, announced an initial list of retail stores that are scheduled to open in 2018. Camping World Holdings Inc. was chosen as the winning bidder at a bankruptcy auction for certain acquired assets of Gander Mountain and the sale was approved in a bankruptcy court hearing in May 2017. Dozens of Gander Mountain stores closed after the company filed...
Fights break out following Wilberforce upset victory over CSU

Fights break out following Wilberforce upset victory over CSU

Law enforcement from across Greene County responded Thursday night to a call for help from a police officer who was dealing with multiple fights occurring after fans exited the men’s basketball rivalry game between Wilberforce University and Central State University, according to county emergency communications records.  The incident happened following the Wilberforce Bulldogs’ upset...
How could government shutdown affect Springfield residents?

How could government shutdown affect Springfield residents?

Some Springfield seniors said they’re worried about their Social Security benefits should the government shut down this week, but a local professor says the affect in the Miami Valley won’t be great if it’s short. A shutdown could occur if lawmakers can’t reach an agreement this week on funding the government at least in the short term. The last federal government shutdown...
Wright State women fall to IUPUI

Wright State women fall to IUPUI

Wright State University women’s basketball coach Katrina Merriweather saw it coming. The Raiders had been able to pull out wins despite not playing their best. That caught up with them Sunday afternoon. “We didn’t play well two games ago and I knew this was going to happen if we didn’t become more efficient,” Merriweather said. “When you play a better team you have...
Service dog, Pluto have magical meeting at Walt Disney World

Service dog, Pluto have magical meeting at Walt Disney World

What happens when you meet your favorite Disney character for the first time? Check out what happened Friday night when Atlas, a service dog, saw Pluto for the very first time up close at Walt Disney World. With his friend recording, Julian Gavino took his Golden Retriever to meet Pluto Friday night at Epcot. Gavino told ABC News until this past week, Atlas only knew of Pluto as a giant stuffed...
John Coleman, The Weather Channel founder, dead at 83

John Coleman, The Weather Channel founder, dead at 83

John Coleman, who helped found and develop The Weather Channel, died Saturday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 83. Coleman, a longtime weatherman, innovated the position when he started at Good Morning America, according to the Washington Post.  Coleman started The Weather Channel in 1981 with Joseph D’Aleo. Coleman left the network and continued forecasting on stations in New York...
Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in Florida

Boy with 10-pound tumor on face dies after surgery in Florida

A 14-year-old boy who recently underwent surgery to remove a 10-pound tumor from his face has died, according to news reports. Emanuel Zayas developed the benign tumor while suffering from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, a genetic disorder in which fibrous tissue begins to replace bone in the body. “Our condolences and prayers for Emanuel's family and the loss of a very brave young man,&rdquo...
Florida man dead after diving in underwater caves

Florida man dead after diving in underwater caves

A 50-year-old Florida man is dead after cave diving in Weeki Wachee Springs State Park this weekend, officials said. Davin Brannon, 53, of Dover, was diving in the Eagle’s Nest cave around noon Saturday when Hernando County Sheriff officials were called about a diver in distress. By the time crews arrived at the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area, north of Tampa, Brannon was dead, officials...
Pope Francis jokes with cloistered nuns in Peru

Pope Francis jokes with cloistered nuns in Peru

Pope Francis drew appreciative laughter Sunday when he addressed cloistered nuns in a Peruvian church, Reuters reported. The nuns were given special permission to leave their convents to see the pontiff speak in Lima. Francis spoke to the 500 nuns, known as “contemplatives” because they rarely venture away from their convents, on his final day in Peru. “Seeing you all here an...
Shirtless flag-bearer from 2016 Olympics qualifies for 2018 Games

Shirtless flag-bearer from 2016 Olympics qualifies for 2018 Games

The flag-bearer from Tonga who walked shirtless in the opening ceremony of the 2016 Olympics will need to pack some warm shirts for the South Korean games. Saying that “a miracle happened,” Pita Taufatofua qualified for the Pyeongchang Olympics in cross-country skiing Saturday, The Wall Street Journal reported. Taufatofua had failed in two previous attempts to qualify for the...
Jim Johannson, GM of USA Hockey, dead at 53

Jim Johannson, GM of USA Hockey, dead at 53

Jim Johannson, the assistant executive director of USA Hockey and general manager of the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team, died in his sleep Sunday morning, USA Hockey said in a statement. He was 53. USA Hockey said Johannson died at his home in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We are beyond shocked and profoundly saddened,” USA Hockey executive director Pat Kelleher said in the statement...
Leonard Fournette gets emotional on the field after tough playoff loss

Leonard Fournette gets emotional on the field after tough playoff loss

You can tell that Sunday’s loss to the New England Patriots meant a lot to former LSU running back Leonard Fournette. After the game, while hugging former LSU Tiger Ricky Jean Francois, Fournette was in tears on the sideline. Fournette still had a wonderful rookie season, as he rushed for over 1,000 yards and had a wonderful set of playoff games. Fournette tied...
WATCH: Danny Amendola makes incredible game winning TD catch in AFC title game

WATCH: Danny Amendola makes incredible game winning TD catch in AFC title game

The New England Patriots are headed back to the Super Bowl, and they can thank Texas Tech product Danny Amendola’s heroics for getting them there. The former Red Raider made an incredible catch for the game-winning touchdown vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, putting New England up 24-20 in the closing minutes of the game. New England trailed Jacksonville 14-3 in...
Stephon Gilmore makes play of the game to send New England Patriots to the Super Bowl

Stephon Gilmore makes play of the game to send New England Patriots to the Super Bowl

Stephon Gilmore hasn’t had the best season in New England, but when they absolutely needed him to, Gilmore made the play of the game. On fourth down, Gilmore made an incredible play to break up a Blake Bortles pass that stopped the Jaguars in New England territory. The Patriots picked up a first down on the ensuing drive to secure the win. The Patriots will be playing...
Toddler at center of Texas Amber Alert found by police, is safe

Toddler at center of Texas Amber Alert found by police, is safe

UPDATE, 1/21/2018, 1:56 P.M.: Texas police said the 18-month-old boy at the center of an Amber Alert was found safe northeast of his San Antonio home, around noon Sunday, KENS reported. The boy's father and suspect was found "in grave condition" due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police told KENS. The toddler, Aaron Joseph Concepcion, was allegedly abducted by his father, 37-year-old...
Oklahoma State athletics completes undefeated weekend

Oklahoma State athletics completes undefeated weekend

If you’re an Oklahoma State fan, it might just be the time for a celebration. The Cowboys wrestling team posted a dominant 42-3 victory over Kent State on Sunday, securing an undefeated weekend for Oklahoma State athletics. The weekend was highlighted by a thrilling 83-81 overtime victory for men’s basketball vs. No. 4 Oklahoma at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater...
Former Utah CB Casey Hughes transfers to Michigan

Former Utah CB Casey Hughes transfers to Michigan

The 2018 Michigan defense just got faster. Former Utah cornerback Casey Hughes is transferring to the Wolverines for his final year of college eligibility, he tweeted Sunday. Hughes, who is known for his speed in the secondary, recorded 35 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and one sack in 2017. The redshirt junior played sparingly from 2015-’16, registering a combined six...
CBS keeps TCU in top 25 amid rough road in Big 12 play

CBS keeps TCU in top 25 amid rough road in Big 12 play

TCU men’s basketball is in danger of dropping out of the AP Top 25 poll after the No. 24 ranked Horned Frogs suffered another narrow loss to an unranked opponent on Saturday. But at least one expert believes TCU should remain ranked despite a 2-5 start to Big 12 play this season. CBS Sports college basketball analyst Gary Parrish had the Horned Frogs at No. 23 in his latest rankings...
Michigan State’s Tom Izzo: I used ‘wrong words’ in original Larry Nassar statement

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo: I used ‘wrong words’ in original Larry Nassar statement

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo on Sunday walked back  his original comments on the Larry Nassar scandal, saying he used the “wrong words” to describe the former Spartans and USA Gymnastics physician who has been accused by more than 100 women of sexual misconduct. Izzo initially said he hoped the “right person was convicted,” after Michigan State&rsquo...
McConnell rejects Trump's suggestion to use 'nuclear option' to break budget impasse

McConnell rejects Trump's suggestion to use 'nuclear option' to break budget impasse

On day two of the U.S. government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Republicans would not adopt President Donald Trump’s call for a “nuclear option” to pass a budget with a simple majority, The New York Daily News reported Sunday. “The Republican Conference opposes changing the rules on legislation,” a spokesman for McConnell (R-Ky.) said in a statement...
Several reports refute Ed Warinner going to the Titans

Several reports refute Ed Warinner going to the Titans

Over the last 24 hours, there have been countless reports about where Minnesota offensive line coach and running game coordinator Ed Warinner will be by the start of the 2018 football season. First, Football Scoop reported on Saturday that Warinner accepted a position to join Jim Harbaugh’s coaching staff at Michigan. However, on Sunday afternoon, Football Scoop...
Michigan State’s Tom Izzo says he used the ‘wrong words’ in original Larry Nassar statement

Michigan State’s Tom Izzo says he used the ‘wrong words’ in original Larry Nassar statement

Michigan State coach Tom Izzo on Sunday walked back his original comments on the Larry Nassar scandal, saying he used the “wrong words” to describe the former Spartans and USA Gymnastics physician who has been accused by more than 100 women of sexual misconduct. Izzo initially said he hoped the “right person was convicted,” after Michigan State&rsquo...
Inside Arizona State’s spark from the bench against Cal

Inside Arizona State’s spark from the bench against Cal

Going into last night’s game against Cal, the Arizona State Sun Devils had lost 4 of its 6 games in Pac-12 play. The matchup against the Golden Bears felt like a must-win. Well, Arizona State got their victory by a score of 81-73. While it wasn’t always pretty, the Sun Devils’ much-needed spark came from Mickey Mitchell and the rest of the bench. A transfer...
Several congressmen will donate pay during shutdown

Several congressmen will donate pay during shutdown

Led by Rep. John Delaney of Maryland, several members of Congress asked for their pay to be withheld during the government shutdown, CNN reported. “I don't think it's right for me to get paid during a government shutdown while my constituents are being furloughed and important and necessary services are being limited or halted all together,” Delaney, a Democrat, said in a statement...
LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Auburn’s Corey Grant dominating AFC Championship Game

LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Auburn’s Corey Grant dominating AFC Championship Game

The AFC Championship Game has gotten off to a surprising start, with the Jacksonville Jaguars holding a 14-3 lead of Tom Brady’s New England Patriots. The biggest reasons? Leonard Fournette and Corey Grant. And while Blake Bortles has played well, it’s been three former SEC running backs that have stolen the show for Jacksonville so far. Fournette has been the most...
Notre Dame hires UNC assistant Terry Joseph to fill defensive vacancy

Notre Dame hires UNC assistant Terry Joseph to fill defensive vacancy

Notre Dame had one defensive coaching vacancy on their staff after defensive coordinator Mike Elko left for Texas A&M and linebackers coach Clark Lea was promoted to fill his role and it appears they filled it on Sunday with North Carolina assistant Terry Joseph. According to a report from Adam Rittenberg of ESPN, Joseph will be hired to fill a yet-to-be-determined...
In-state edge rusher Izaih Filikitonga commits to TCU over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State

In-state edge rusher Izaih Filikitonga commits to TCU over Oklahoma, Oklahoma State

Another key piece of Gary Patterson’s 2018 class is now in place. Late Saturday night, Euless (Texas) Trinity outside linebacker Izaih Filikitonga committed to TCU over Big 12 foes Oklahoma and Oklahoma State, he announced at the Polynesian Bowl. “I chose TCU because it’s always my home state; it’s what made me who I am today,’ Filikitonga said. “Texas...
Ed Warinner joining Titans staff one day after accepting Michigan job, per report

Ed Warinner joining Titans staff one day after accepting Michigan job, per report

It has been a crazy weekend for Ed Warinner. According to a report by Football Scoop on Saturday, the former member of Ohio State’s and Minnesota’s coaching staff reportedly accepted a position with Michigan’s staff. However, Football Scoop released another report on Sunday claiming that Warinner was a candidate to join the coaching staff of...
Glen Rice passes Michigan scoring torch to Katelynn Flaherty as former Wolverines return to Crisler Center

Glen Rice passes Michigan scoring torch to Katelynn Flaherty as former Wolverines return to Crisler Center

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Glen Rice is still the all-time leading scorer in Michigan men’s basketball history. He’s just no longer the leading scorer in Michigan basketball history. That’s quite all right with him. Senior guard Katelynn Flaherty surpassed Rice’s career total of 2,442 points on Jan. 13 to become the all-time leading scorer in school history...
WATCH: Jags take the lead over Patriots with TD from Marcedes Lewis

WATCH: Jags take the lead over Patriots with TD from Marcedes Lewis

Former UCLA Bruin Marcedes Lewis gave the Jacksonville Jaguars a 7-3 lead in the second quarter of the AFC Championship over the New England Patriots with this touchdown catch. Lewis, who is the longest-tenured Jaguar on Jacksonville’s roster, played for UCLA from 2002-05. In his career with the Bruins, Lewis tallied 126 catches for 1,571 yards and 21 touchdowns. The...
Newly hired Ed Warinner reportedly a candidate to join Titans coaching staff

Newly hired Ed Warinner reportedly a candidate to join Titans coaching staff

On Saturday, Football Scoop reported that Minnesota offensive line coach and running game coordinator Ed Warinner had accepted a role on Michigan’s coaching staff for the 2018 college football season. However, a new report from Football Scoop has arisen only one day later, claiming Warinner may not be headed to Michigan after all. Instead, he may be headed to the ...
Miami basketball: No. 25 Hurricanes snap skid against N.C. State

Miami basketball: No. 25 Hurricanes snap skid against N.C. State

In less than a month, Miami basketball’s historic start became a distant memory. The Hurricanes won their first 10 games, shooting up to No. 6 in country — the highest December ranking in the program’s spotty history. Miami flaunted one of the best defenses in the country and a resume filled with blowout wins against overmatched opponents. The Hurricanes even...
Firemen: Child igniting paper on space heater starts fire at Orlando apartment complex

Firemen: Child igniting paper on space heater starts fire at Orlando apartment complex

At least 48 people were displaced after a fire at a Florida apartment complex Saturday morning, the Orlando Fire Department said.  Firefighters said no one was injured in the fire that broke out at the Windsor Cove apartments in Orlando around 10 a.m. Fire investigators said a child igniting paper on a space heater caused the blaze. The American Red Cross is helping displaced residents...
Arkansas strong contender for big-time 2018 safety recruit following official visit

Arkansas strong contender for big-time 2018 safety recruit following official visit

Arkansas has increased its chances significantly of landing a commitment from 2018 safety Joseph Foucha following his official visit to Fayetteville. Foucha (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) was one of several key recruiting targets on campus over the weekend. He is a 3-star recruit according to the 247Sports composite. Including Arkansas, Foucha has offers from nine SEC...
Iowa-Ohio State wrestling: Recap, score from key Big Ten dual

Iowa-Ohio State wrestling: Recap, score from key Big Ten dual

No. 4 Iowa (9-1, 4-1) dropped its first dual of the wrestling season in a 22-12 loss to No. 2 Ohio State (10-0, 5-0) Sunday at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus Ohio. The Buckeyes ended a three-year losing streak to the Hawkeyes. Iowa has won 37 of the last 39 duals with Ohio State. Iowa scored an upset early when No. 6 Spencer Lee upset top-ranked Nathan Tomasello 3-2 at 125 pounds...
GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: How it affects key parts of federal government

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN: How it affects key parts of federal government

By RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press WASHINGTON — Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they’ll be able to return to work and how long they’ll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown. Many government operations will continue — U.S. troops will stay at their...
Scott Frost’s former players say Nebraska Cornhuskers’ winter ‘war zone’ will be worth it

Scott Frost’s former players say Nebraska Cornhuskers’ winter ‘war zone’ will be worth it

Dozens of strength gurus made him blow chunks; Zach Duval blew his mind. A good offseason was a 50-pound gain. A great one was 70. After his first winter with Nebraska’s new strength and conditioning coach, Jason Rae went from squatting 625 pounds at Christmas to topping 725 the very next summer. “And trying to do 765,” the former Central Florida center recalls...
Offshore betting sites already releasing Week 1 SEC lines

Offshore betting sites already releasing Week 1 SEC lines

As usual, the SEC is participating in some pretty big games during 2018’s opening weekend. But if it feels like it might be a little too early for betting sites to be releasing lines for those games, you’d be sorely mistaken. Yes, even though we’re not even two weeks removed from the 2017 national championship game, at least one betting site — 5Dimes, ...
Former Florida kicker Eddy Pineiro receives award from Gainesville Police for breaking up assualt

Former Florida kicker Eddy Pineiro receives award from Gainesville Police for breaking up assualt

Eddy Pineiro may no longer be with the Gators, but he is still a great representation of the school and program. The former Florida kicker tweeted out that he had received a Police Service Award from the Gainesville Police Department for breaking up an assault between a male and female. The award states the following, laying out what Pineiro and his father did to prevent the situation...
LOOK: Louisville fans melt down after near-epic collapse against BC

LOOK: Louisville fans melt down after near-epic collapse against BC

The Louisville Cardinals men’s basketball program was living on high as they road an 18-point lead into the final 2:32 of action on Sunday against Boston College but the next two minutes and change left the fan base aghast. Louisville went on to win the game 77-69, but that final score doesn’t exactly lend itself to exactly how stressful the ending was. Boston College...
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