Sex abuse policy under scrutiny at Ohio colleges

Ohio’s colleges are joining together to address sexual misconduct on campus as part of a statewide initiative to keep one of them from becoming the next Michigan State University, which agreed to settle with the survivors of Larry Nassar’s abuse last week for $500 million. Nassar, who was accused of sexually abusing more than 332 people, has already been sentenced to 60 years in prison...


2 men escape Community Corrections Center in Warren County

2 men escape Community Corrections Center in Warren County

Law enforcement is asking for the public’s help to find two prisoners who escaped Saturday night from the Community Correctional Center. Deputies from the Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:30 p.m. to the area of 5234 state Route 63, the CCC, for a report of two men running through a field. They jumped into an older model silver minivan and fled the area. The men are identified...
Visitation set for victims of Springfield murder-suicide

Visitation set for victims of Springfield murder-suicide

Two victims of a Springfield murder-suicide incident from this week will be remembered Tuesday. READ: Springfield murder-suicide: Friends, colleagues remember victims A notice in the Springfield News-Sun says a visitation for Jennifer Sirons and Andrea Heiser, who police say were killed by Eric Sirons, will take place starting at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church. The visitation will last until...
Veterans Memorial Park, Honor Flight to benefit from student donations

Veterans Memorial Park, Honor Flight to benefit from student donations

Students at Springfield – Clark Career Technology Center made a sizable contribution to area veteran’s groups. The welding class donated $1,000 of money it earned from the recent Welding Rodeo. It is an annual contest that showcases juniors’ and seniors’ skills to weld unique structures from scrap metal. The class raised a total of $3,600. RELATED : Springfield Clark County...
Letter carrier ejected in Clark Co. mail truck crash

Letter carrier ejected in Clark Co. mail truck crash

The U.S. Postal Service employee ejected from his mail truck Saturday in Bethel Twp. was issued a citation for failure to control a vehicle, according to Springfield Ohio State Highway Patrol. Paul Royse, 61, of Tipp City drove off the road of New Carlisle Pike Saturday, overcorrected, and struck a telephone pole, Dispatcher Farris of Springfield OSP said. A postal supervisor came out to the scene...
Kenton Ridge suffers another heartbreaking loss in baseball district title game

Kenton Ridge suffers another heartbreaking loss in baseball district title game

Kenton Ridge’s disappointment in the Division II district championship game continued Saturday with a 9-5 loss to Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy at Miamisburg High School. Since winning five straight district championships from 2004-08, the Cougars have lost the game five times in the last 10 years (2009, 2010, 2011, 2017 and 2018). “‘We’ll keep trying,” said Kenton...
Rabbi: Aging well, and loving long

Rabbi: Aging well, and loving long

When he spoke last month in Springfield, Rabbi Richard Address cited half a dozen passages from Genesis and Deuteronomy in addressing how religious traditions can guide their adherents to more meaningful and healthy experiences of older age. But he also cited the spiritual teachings of Snoopy; gave those who correctly answered his questions permission to skip worship for two major religious holidays...
‘It has been on the rise’: Officials are seeking solutions for this particular kind of deadly crash

‘It has been on the rise’: Officials are seeking solutions for this particular kind of deadly crash

Distracted driving crashes are becoming more common in the region, and more than a third involve a driver 25 or younger, new research shows. Of the nearly 3,500 distracted driving crashes reported in the Miami Valley from 2014 to 2016, the driver in more than 1,200 of them was between the ages of 16 to 25, according to a report by the Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission. » MAP: Top 10...
Child alerts family to mobile home fire in Clark Co.

Child alerts family to mobile home fire in Clark Co.

A young child was able to alert parents this morning to a fire in the family’s mobile home. The mother, father and two children were able to escape without injury, but a couple dogs died, according to Mad River Twp. fire officials. The fire at Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park is believed to be accidental and possibly electrical. Hustead Fire Department along with Bethel Twp. fire assisted to...
Special concerts to mark Springfield Symphony’s 75th season

Special concerts to mark Springfield Symphony’s 75th season

Symphony orchestras have fallen silent in many larger cities in recent years. In Springfield, the music continues. The Springfield Symphony Orchestra will mark its 75th season with six concerts spotlighting work from Beethoven to Walt Disney, many with a local emphasis, when the 2018-2019 begins on Oct. 6. The Symphony’s longevity and quality are reasons for celebration, according to Symphony...
Fog possible overnight; showers, storms likely through Sunday

Fog possible overnight; showers, storms likely through Sunday

More dry time is expected overnight, when temperatures will drop into the lower 60s, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. There is a chance some areas with lighter winds could see some fog develop before daybreak. Showers and storms ending overnight More showers and storms Sunday afternoon/evening Dry pattern returns by Wednesday Sunday: The first part of the day should be...
Clark County experiencing high rates of domestic violence incidents

Clark County experiencing high rates of domestic violence incidents

Domestic violence incidents in Clark County are at some of the highest levels in five years, Ohio Attorney General’s Office records show, and a Springfield murder-suicide is one of the latest incidents. Police believe Eric Sirons, 56, shot and killed his wife, Jennifer Sirons, 49, and step-daughter, Andrea Heiser, 21, according to Springfield Police Chief Lee Graf. The chief said Eric Sirons...
Transformer explosion reported in Clark Co. 

Transformer explosion reported in Clark Co. 

There are no more reported outages in the area of Springfield Xenia Road, according to Ohio Edison First Energy outage map.  It is not confirmed what caused the outages in the area. Emergency crews are on scene of a power pole fire in Springfield Twp. According to dispatchers, a transformer exploded and a power pole was on fire in the 2500 block of Springfield Xenia Road around 12:15 a.m. Ohio...
Springfield mail carriers reminded of potential dangers on routes

Springfield mail carriers reminded of potential dangers on routes

Local mail carriers learned how to protect themselves from harm during safety training provided at Springfield Post Office. RELATED : Man threatens Springfield post office with - Springfield News-Sun The training, this week, focuses on teaching carriers how to be safe on their routes by making them aware of potential dangers such as unsafe houses and threatening dogs. On Wednesday, Clark County Dog...
Springfield Chamber creates scholarship fund for Heiser daughters

Springfield Chamber creates scholarship fund for Heiser daughters

The Chamber of Greater Springfield is raising money for scholarships for the surviving Heiser children. Police say Eric Sirons shot his wife Jennifer Sirons and step-daughter Andrea Heiser before turning the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide Tuesday night. Jennifer Sirons leaves behind three daughters who were inside the house during the shooting, according to 911 calls. The chamber said...
Developmental Disabilities Spring Prom draws high numbers

Developmental Disabilities Spring Prom draws high numbers

Zan Mullett kept checking the clock. Dressed in his “fancy clothes,” he waited with boxed corsage in hand for his date to arrive at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts and Conference Center on Wednesday evening. Finally, Taylor Brown arrived in her formal with a smile on her lips as Mullett slipped the colorful corsage onto her wrist, posed for photos and were on their way to dance the...
3 Ohioans grab major attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

3 Ohioans grab major attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress

Three royal-obsessed Ohioans are receiving some viral attention over Meghan Markle’s wedding dress. The New York Times featured three Ohio residents’ designs after the newspaper asked readers to imagine Meghan Markle’s bridal gown. The Times chose 11 of their favorite gown dresses, which included three designs from Ohioans! • Jasmine Burton: Columbus, Ohio  Burton...
Springfield murder-suicide: Dispatchers getting praises for how they handled 911 call

Springfield murder-suicide: Dispatchers getting praises for how they handled 911 call

Nine-one-one dispatchers in Clark County are getting praises from their bosses for how they handled the emergency calls from Tuesday’s murder-suicide at a home on Quinlan Court in Springfield. Springfield police say Eric Sirons shot and killed his wife, Jennifer Sirons, and one of her daughters, Andrea Heiser, before killing himself inside their home. Heiser was Eric Sirons’ stepdaughter...
AF museum attendance soars on first day of Memphis Belle opening

AF museum attendance soars on first day of Memphis Belle opening

Attendance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force soared Thursday nearly four times above the average for the same date in recent years with the debut of the Memphis Belle exhibit, figures show. The museum counted 11,066 people in attendance for the unveiling of the reborn icon, compared to an average of 2,421 on May 17 between 2015 through 2017, spokesman Rob Bardua said. “We are anticipating...
Funeral arrangements set for man in Springfield murder-suicide

Funeral arrangements set for man in Springfield murder-suicide

Funeral arrangements for the man behind the Springfield murder-suicide have been set. Eric Sirons will be remembered at the Littleton and Rue Funeral Home on Saturday morning. Visitation will begin 12 p.m. and the funeral will begin at 2 p.m., according to his obituary. READ: Family remembers those killed in Springfield murder-suicide Police say Eric Sirons opened fired in his home and shot and killed...
Royal Wedding: How to watch on WHIO-TV

Royal Wedding: How to watch on WHIO-TV

Tune to WHIO-TV Saturday morning for live coverage of the royal wedding. Live coverage is airing on WHIO-TV from 4 to 10 a.m. Saturday. A live stream is now available here. AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO will have live updates in the morning from WHIO’s John Tisdell.  CBS will preempt CBS This Morning Saturday, which would normally air at 10 a.m. WHIO-TV will air local news from 10 a.m...
Did you see the president’s plane? Why it was here.

Did you see the president’s plane? Why it was here.

Spectators of World War II bombers and fighters landing at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force got an extra bonus Thursday. The plane commonly referred to as Air Force One, a Boeing 747 designated VC-25 in the Air Force, practiced touch-and-go landings on Wright-Patterson’s main runway. The jumbo jet is Air Force One only when the president is aboard. Two B-17 bombers, a P-51 fighter and...
Clark County Municipal Court cases

Clark County Municipal Court cases

CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED: Lacey A. Adams, 25, of 432 Lyle Ave., theft, dismissed. Zachary J. Clouse, 28, of 1015 East St., criminal damaging, dismissed. James L. Cunningham, 45, of 818 Rodgers Ave., criminal damaging, dismissed; theft amended to attempted theft, guilty, 90 days jail. Joshua L. Dooley, 28, of 116 1/2 E. Cassilly Ave., domestic violence and assault, both dismissed. Ernest D....
Meghan Markle has an extraordinary connection to Ohio

Meghan Markle has an extraordinary connection to Ohio

While Meghan Markle is headed across the pond for the royal wedding, her roots are deeply connected to Ohio. The American actress will marry Prince Harry on Saturday at Windsor Castle in England, but the soon-to-be royal has connections to Cleveland, according to the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. Markle’s family lived and worked in Cleveland for decades. Here’s what we know about Markle&rsquo...
Should people work for Medicaid? Here’s how to weigh in.

Should people work for Medicaid? Here’s how to weigh in.

The clock has started for the next round of public comment on Ohio’s proposal to create the state’s first ever work requirements associated with Medicaid. The new rules would add requirements to work or go to school at least 20 hours per week to remain eligible for benefits under the health insurance program for low-income Ohioans, which is jointly funded by the state and federal government...
Triad schools named a new superintendent. Learn more about her here.

Triad schools named a new superintendent. Learn more about her here.

The Triad Board of Education will vote to approve the hiring of its new superintendent Saturday morning. Vickie Hoffman, who currently works for North Union Local Schools, was named to replace Chris Piper. Piper accepted a job at Troy Local Schools earlier this year. “Although Triad had three strong finalists vying for the position, it was Ms. Hoffman that stood out to be the best leader for...
REACH Center taking shape on Xenia’s west side

REACH Center taking shape on Xenia’s west side

The first wall is up on the $11 million REACH Center, a hub of activities, education and recreation under construction in Xenia. The 75,000-square-foot building is taking shape near Progress Drive and West Second Street. It will be the new home for the YMCA in Xenia and will include office space/facilities for the Xenia Adult Recreation and Services Center, Kettering Health Network, Central State...
5 reasons the new Memphis Belle exhibit is one of the most impressive at the Air Force Museum

5 reasons the new Memphis Belle exhibit is one of the most impressive at the Air Force Museum

The new and highly-anticipated Memphis Belle exhibit at the National Museum of the United States Air Force has opened, and now it is one of the most unique at the museum. Here are five things that make it special to visit: The exhibit includes the aircraft suspended above the floor of the museum. This allows visitors full access to walk under the big bomber and see into the ball turret and bomb bay...
Donnelsville weighs in on possibility of joining public water system

Donnelsville weighs in on possibility of joining public water system

Tammy Chamberlain has been renting her home on North Hampton Road in Donnelsville for almost 10 years. And for 10 years — she’s had to live with some sort of filtration system for her water. “I don’t drink it,” she said “We use it for bathing and stuff, but we don’t drink it.” Chamberlain said she spends close to $30 on bottled water every time she goes...
Hamvention 2018: International event boosts local economy; precautions in place for weather

Hamvention 2018: International event boosts local economy; precautions in place for weather

Tens of thousands of amateur radio enthusiasts from across the nation and the world will converge on Xenia and the Greene County Fairgrounds this weekend for Dayton Hamvention 2018. This is the second year for the fairgrounds to be the site of the annual event, which opens Friday morning and runs through Sunday. With an estimated impact to the local economy of $19 million, about 30,000 people attended...
Meadow View Growers sells, expects seamless transition for customers

Meadow View Growers sells, expects seamless transition for customers

The Robinson family spent more than 30 years building Meadow View Growers into one of Clark County’s best-known businesses, and are passing the nursery on to a new owner who plans to ensure the business continues to grow. Jeff Pack, a doctor of plant medicine, recently purchased the business and said his goal is to ensure customers continue to get the same service they’ve received at Meadow...
Family, friends mourn 3 who died in Springfield murder-suicide

Family, friends mourn 3 who died in Springfield murder-suicide

The father of a 21-year old woman, one of three members of a well-known Springfield family who died in a murder-suicide this week, and the son of the man police said pulled the trigger grappled separately Thursday with what led to this tragedy. Meanwhile, court documents uncovered by the Springfield News-Sun contain a previous allegation of stalking against Eric Sirons, the man police say was the...
Missing Franklin County boy, subject of statewide advisory, safely recovered 

Missing Franklin County boy, subject of statewide advisory, safely recovered 

Jacari Woodley, 2, was recovered and is safe, according to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.  An endangered missing child advisory has been issued for a two-year-old out of Franklin County. Jacari Woodley, 2, was last seen at 7 a.m. Thursday with his non-custodial mother, Jasmine Tyree, 28. The child wasn’t returned when he was supposed to be at 6 p.m., according to a release. The...
Passing showers, storms possible through weekend 

Passing showers, storms possible through weekend 

A few showers will continue overnight, however, more dry time is expected closer toward daybreak, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Passing showers, storms Times of rain, storms this weekend Stays mild into next week Saturday: Starting the day dry with lots of clouds. Scattered showers and storms will develop by late morning and through the afternoon. Best chance for storms will...
WATCH: Fiery dump truck crash on Texas highway caught on video

WATCH: Fiery dump truck crash on Texas highway caught on video

Cameras on a Texas highway happened to point in the right direction as a dump truck exploded into flames after crashing into a median. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the driver of another vehicle stopped in the middle of newly opened tollway lanes and was heading in reverse. A fast-approaching dump truck swerved to miss the car and slammed into the center barrier. The...
Prosecutor’s office IDs person of interest in 4 Springfield unsolved homicides

Prosecutor’s office IDs person of interest in 4 Springfield unsolved homicides

Prentiss Rashan Hare, already serving a life term for one killing in Springfield, is a person of interest in the deaths of four women found throughout the city from 2006 until 2008, the Clark County Prosecutor’s Office said Thursday.  The deaths of Shakura Walker, Angela Hanaway, Angela Kilgore and Buffy Jo Freeman all remain unsolved homicides, Dan Driscoll, chief of the prosecutor&rsquo...
State board grants extension to build two phases of wind farm

State board grants extension to build two phases of wind farm

A state board granted an extension to two phases of a proposed wind farm in Champaign County Thursday, allowing the projects until May next year to begin construction. The Ohio Power Siting Board sided with the developer, who argued the extensions were needed because years of litigation by opponents had delayed the project. The OPSB also ruled against a group of Champaign County residents who had...
Springfield murder-suicide: ‘It’s all gone in a day,’ says father of 21-year-old victim

Springfield murder-suicide: ‘It’s all gone in a day,’ says father of 21-year-old victim

The father of Andrea Heiser fought back tears as he reflected on the life of his daughter, who was shot and killed in a murder-suicide in Springfield earlier this week. “It’s all gone in a day,” Randy Heiser told News Center 7’s Sean Cudahy on Thursday.  “She had everything going for her.” Andrea Heiser was killed by her stepfather Eric Sirons, who also...
Recreational marijuana closer to Ohio ballot — but lots of work ahead

Recreational marijuana closer to Ohio ballot — but lots of work ahead

Legalized recreational marijuana is one small step closer to appearing on Ohio ballots in 2019. The Ohio Ballot Board certified a proposed constitutional amendment Thursday, according to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office. The amendment was previously certified earlier this month by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Ohio Families for Change is behind the effort to bring the matter...
High School Tennis: Area district qualifiers eye state berths

High School Tennis: Area district qualifiers eye state berths

The senior superlatives keep coming for Catholic Central High School’s Colin Kelly and Jack Brougher. And Friday they look to add another distinction to their high school careers – state qualifiers. Kelly, who was voted as having the best eyes – blue, for those wondering – by his Catholic Central classmates, and Brougher, voted the best dancer in the class, compete in the Division...
HS Track: Tecumseh boys 3,200 relay team keeps dream season alive

HS Track: Tecumseh boys 3,200 relay team keeps dream season alive

The Tecumseh High School 3,200 boys relay team will go down as the best in school history. But the team of Stephen Mattingly, Ethan Adams, Clay Mastin and Garrett Gemmaka isn’t ready to be retired to the record books just yet. The Arrows kept their dream season alive with a runner-up finish at the Division II district track and field championships Wednesday at Piqua High School. Tecumseh qualified...
2018 Big 12 Baseball Tournament bracket announced

2018 Big 12 Baseball Tournament bracket announced

The 2018 Big 12 baseball tournament bracket is set. On Wednesday, the Big 12 Tournament will get underway will No. 4 Oklahoma and Baylor getting underway at 9:00 a.m. CT. No. 1 Texas and No. 8 Kansas will follow at 12:30 p.m. The entire Big 12 Tournament bracket can be seen below: Wednesday, May 23 Session One Game 1: No. 4 Oklahoma vs. No. 5 Baylor...
Michigan football led nation in home attendance in 2017

Michigan football led nation in home attendance in 2017

Michigan Stadium on a Saturday during the college football season is one of the best atmospheres in the entire sport, as rowdy Michigan fans fill the stadium to capacity to root on the Wolverines. Thanks to the continued loyalty of Michigan fans, Michigan Stadium — the largest stadium in college football — once again brought in the most fans on average during the...
WATCH: Tennessee softball wins NCAA Regional, readies to settle score with rival Georgia

WATCH: Tennessee softball wins NCAA Regional, readies to settle score with rival Georgia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee softball hasn’t lost a game at Georgia in more than nine years, and the Lady Vols will hope to keep that streak going in NCAA Tournament Super Regional play next week. Tennessee (48-12) beat Ohio 5-1 on Sunday at Lee Stadium and advance to play the Bulldogs in the best-of-three series next weekend in Athens. Sophomore Caylan Arnold pitched...
Minnesota-Washington softball: Score, live updates, stats for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Minnesota-Washington softball: Score, live updates, stats for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Minnesota will face off against Washington in the  2018 NCAA Softball Tournament on Sunday, May 20. In order for Minnesota to advance to the Super Regionals next weekend, it will have to defeat Washington twice on Sunday. The Huskies will only have to defeat the Golden Gophers once to advance to the next round of the tournament. Find the score, live updates, highlights...
Deaf, pregnant woman with service animal says she was punched on flight

Deaf, pregnant woman with service animal says she was punched on flight

Video shows a confrontation that erupted after a deaf pregnant woman said a man punched her and her service dog as their Frontier flight was taxiing to a gate at Orlando International Airport. The family of the man said it was all a misunderstanding. Hazel Ramirez admits that her fiancé, Matthew Silva, tackled Timothy Manley in the terminal early Thursday. But she said that was after Manley...
The $76 million team: Alabama football draft picks lead all programs in 2018 NFL Draft contracts

The $76 million team: Alabama football draft picks lead all programs in 2018 NFL Draft contracts

Alabama football led all teams with 12 selections in the 2018 NFL Draft, so it’s not surprising to see them lead another major category. The Crimson Tide, it turns out, also dominated other programs in terms of total rookie contracts. According to Mark Inabinett of AL.com, Alabama’s 12 draftees signed for a combined $76,355,427. That figure was by far...
Schwarber, Cubs hammer Reds, win series

Schwarber, Cubs hammer Reds, win series

Yu Darvish recovered from a shaky start to earn his first win with the Cubs, and Kyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago’s three home runs Sunday in a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Schwarber, a Middletown native, launched a two-run drive, and Javier Baez and Ben Zobrist each had a solo shot to help the Cubs take three of four in the series. Darvish (1-3) went six innings and allowed only...
2019 RB prospect Tyler Goodson has 3 Big Ten schools in top 8

2019 RB prospect Tyler Goodson has 3 Big Ten schools in top 8

Class of 2019 running back Tyler Goodson announced his top eight on Sunday, and three Big Ten schools made the cut. Goodson — from North Gwinnett High School in Suwanee, Ga. — named Nebraska, Michigan State and Iowa among his finalists. The other five schools in Goodson’s top eight were Kentucky, West Virginia, Iowa State, Wake Forest and Washington State. He made...
Woman arrested after bragging on police Facebook page about getting away with crime

Woman arrested after bragging on police Facebook page about getting away with crime

A 19-year-old woman who bragged on a police department’s Facebook page about getting away with a crime has been arrested.  Officers with the Moses Lake Police Department in Washington said the woman, identified as Kayla Irizzary, was contacted as a passenger during a traffic stop. She was released from the scene with no legal reason for officers to detain her, police said.  Later...
TCU projected to make New Year’s Six bowl in 2018, per Sporting News

TCU projected to make New Year’s Six bowl in 2018, per Sporting News

Few teams in the Big 12 lost as much talent as TCU following the 2017 season, but Gary Patterson’s program has been a model of consistency throughout his tenure.   Fresh off of an 11-win season, that’s expected to prove true yet again in 2018, as evident by Sporting News projecting the Horned Frogs to make a New Year’s Six bowl next season...
Zach Zimos, 3-star linebacker, backs off Cal commitment

Zach Zimos, 3-star linebacker, backs off Cal commitment

Zach Zimos, a 3-star outside linebacker out of Richmond, Texas has backed off his commitment to the Cal Bears. Zimos tweeted out his decision. Ranked as the No. 60 outside linebacker in the class of 2019, he also sports offers from the likes of Arkansas and Boise State. Zimos originally committed to the Bears on April 28. The post Zach Zimos, 3-star linebacker, backs off Cal commitment...
Purdue’s Dakota Mathias to work out with Celtics, per report

Purdue’s Dakota Mathias to work out with Celtics, per report

Dakota Mathias is coming off his best season with Purdue basketball in the 2017-18 season, and now the former Purdue guard is looking to take the next step in his playing career and compete in the NBA. Although Mathias is not widely looked at as a player that will be taken during the 2018 NBA Draft, there is a chance that he could sign with a team as an undrafted free agent...
Notre Dame incoming WR Braden Lenzy showcases blazing speed

Notre Dame incoming WR Braden Lenzy showcases blazing speed

Notre Dame will welcome freshman wide receiver Braden Lenzy later this offseason, but before he arrives on campus he had some unfinished business to attend to in an effort to conclude his high school athletics career. Lenzy in the Oregon Track & Field Championships this weekend and showcased the blazing speed that will made him an elite recruit in the Class of 2018, according...
Original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star Patricia Morison dead at 103

Original 'Kiss Me, Kate' star Patricia Morison dead at 103

Patricia Morison, who played the shrewish lead role in the 1948 Cole Porter Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” died Sunday, Variety reported. She was 103.  Morison also appeared on stage with Yul Brynner in “The King and I” and starred in films such as “The Song of Bernadette.” She also appeared as Basil Rathbone’s foil in the 1946 Sherlock Holmes...
Sporting News projects Oklahoma will make College Football Playoff in 2018

Sporting News projects Oklahoma will make College Football Playoff in 2018

The Oklahoma Sooners have enjoyed two trips to the College Football Playoff in the past three seasons. Much of that success can be credited to Heisman-winner quarterback Baker Mayfield, who orchestrated one of the nation’s most potent offenses throughout the past several seasons.   In 2018, however, Mayfield won’t be there, nor will an abundance...
2019 Iowa football commit Logan Lee wins TE/WR MVP at Rivals Camp

2019 Iowa football commit Logan Lee wins TE/WR MVP at Rivals Camp

Class of 2019 Iowa commit Logan Lee put forth a very strong performance at the Rivals  3 Stripe Camp in Chicago on Sunday, and the tight end prospect has some hardware to show for it. As a part of Rivals Camp Series presented by adidas, Lee took home the Rivals  3 Stripe Camp Chicago wide receiver/tight end MVP Award. The camp took place on Sunday afternoon...
Johnny Manziel’s reported CFL salary is strong, and incentives are intriguing too

Johnny Manziel’s reported CFL salary is strong, and incentives are intriguing too

Johnny Manziel  officially announced his signing with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Catsthis weekend, and now we know what kind of money he’ll be making north of the border. Manziel’s base salary will be $122,000 with plenty of incentives in there as well, according to Jason La Canfora: The post Johnny Manziel’s reported CFL salary is strong, and incentives...
Oregon recruit Cale Millen receives invite to Elite 11

Oregon recruit Cale Millen receives invite to Elite 11

Oregon recruit Cale Millen is going to one of the most prestigious high school quarterback camps. Millen received an invite to the Elite 11, per 247Sports’ Kevin Wade. The 3-star quarterback out of Snoqualmie, Wash., got one of the final remaining invitations to the camp. The Elite 11 is an invite-only quarterback event that is comprised of the country&rsquo...
Accused Santa Fe shooter won't get death penalty -- and could get paroled someday 

Accused Santa Fe shooter won't get death penalty -- and could get paroled someday 

Even though Dimitrios Pagourtzis was charged as an adult in the mass shooting at a southeastern Texas high school Friday, he will not face the death penalty and could even be eligible for parole someday, the Houston Chronicle reported. Pagourtzis, 17, a high school junior, admitted to the shootings that killed 10 and wounded 13, according to court documents. While he is facing a capital murder...
Trump demands Justice Department probe claims of spying on his 2016 campaign

Trump demands Justice Department probe claims of spying on his 2016 campaign

In a tweet Sunday afternoon, President Donald Trump said he will demand that the Justice Department investigate whether it or the FBI spied on his 2016 presidential campaign for political reasons, CNN reported. "I hereby demand, and will do so officially tomorrow, that the Department of Justice look into whether or not the FBI/DOJ infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political...
Tennessee AD Phillip Fulmer taking a timeout on Neyland Stadium renovation

Tennessee AD Phillip Fulmer taking a timeout on Neyland Stadium renovation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer is taking a timeout of sorts on the Neyland Stadium renovation project. That doesn’t necessarily mean that things are delayed, because it was anticipated the design phase could take an extended amount of time. “There’s a construction manager and architects that I haven’t had time to...
Local 4-star lists South Carolina basketball among five favorites

Local 4-star lists South Carolina basketball among five favorites

Earlier this weekend, 4-star small forward Juwan Gary included the South Carolina basketball team among his five favorites. Alabama, Clemson, North Carolina State and Virginia Tech round out the list for Gary, who’s ranked by the 247Sports composite as the No. 54 overall prospect in the Class of 2019. Gary is also the No. 3-ranked in-state prospect. Tweets by takflight24 In March...
Minnesota-Washington softball: Time, TV channel, watch online for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Minnesota-Washington softball: Time, TV channel, watch online for 2018 NCAA Softball Tournament (May 20, 2018)

Minnesota and Washington will take the field on Sunday, May 20 during the opening weekend of the  2018 NCAA Softball Tournament. Find the game time, TV channel, how to watch online and more for Minnesota-Washington softball below. With a win over Minnesota on Sunday, Washington will advance to the Super Regionals. Minnesota will have to defeat Washington twice to advance...
Florida State softball advances to Super Regionals for fifth straight season

Florida State softball advances to Super Regionals for fifth straight season

Behind another near flawless performance from Kylee Hanson, the ‘Noles are headed to the Super Regionals. Coming off a no-hitter in the opener of the NCAA Tournament, Hanson followed up on Sunday with a one-hitter along with 11 strikeouts in a 10-0 shutout vs. Jacksonville State in the Tallahassee Regional Final. Florida State is returning to the Super Regional round for the...
Rising RB Tyler Goodson names West Virginia, Iowa State in top 8

Rising RB Tyler Goodson names West Virginia, Iowa State in top 8

With 25 offers to consider, Suwanee (Ga.) North Gwinnett running back Tyler Goodson cut his list of options to just eight finalists, and West Virginia and Iowa State each survived the cut.   Goodson named Kentucky, Washington State, Michigan State, Iowa, Wake Forest, and Nebraska as his six other top options.   The three-star prospect left programs such...
LSU football legend, Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dead at 80

LSU football legend, Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dead at 80

Billy Cannon, the 1959 Heisman Trophy winner who led Louisiana State University to a national title in 1958, died Sunday, The Advocate of Baton Rouge reported. He was 80. Cannon, a running back, is the only player in LSU football history to win the Heisman. His famous “Halloween run” -- an 89-yard punt return in the fourth quarter against No. 3 Ole Miss in 1959 -- remains one...
Notre Dame football: 3 alums who help most on recruiting trail

Notre Dame football: 3 alums who help most on recruiting trail

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have as rich a tradition as any program in college football and it’s helped them produce hundreds of players who went on to have incredible careers in the NFL. As of Sunday, Notre Dame has 40 players active in the NFL. And as the Irish look to recruit the next wave of talent to bring the program back to prominence, their success putting players...
Alabama-Texas football series: One team has dominated since 1902

Alabama-Texas football series: One team has dominated since 1902

Alabama and Texas first squared off on the gridiron 116 years ago. The Longhorns prevailed 10-0, and won or tied a total of eight consecutive games against the Crimson Tide until Nick Saban led ‘Bama to a National Championship Game victory in January 2010. This week, the schools announced they have revived the series with a home-and-home agreement. In 2022...
Stanford RB Bryce Love No. 2 on NFL.com Heisman list

Stanford RB Bryce Love No. 2 on NFL.com Heisman list

It is not a surprise when Stanford running back Bryce Love is named on a Heisman Trophy candidates list. Although, it is eyebrow raising when Love isn’t the prohibited favorite for the award. The Stanford running back is No. 2 on  NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread’s top 18 Heisman Trophy candidates list. “Consider Love the best-positioned Heisman candidate...
Oklahoma’s Marquise Brown among most efficient returning Big 12 WRs in 2018

Oklahoma’s Marquise Brown among most efficient returning Big 12 WRs in 2018

Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown turned heads with his explosive speed and playmaking ability in 2017. But as he heads into his junior season, he’s also one of the most efficient wide receivers returning to the Big 12. According to Pro Football Focus, Brown had the highest yards per route run of any Big 12 wide receiver in 2017 who returns ...
South Carolina authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates

South Carolina authorities searching for 3 escaped inmates

South Carolina authorities are searching for three inmates -- two of whom are charged with murder -- who escaped from a jail, WRDW reported. The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office said in a Facebook post that the trio escaped from the county detention center Saturday night and that all are considered dangerous. The three inmates were identified as Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27, Curtis Ray...
Oregon QB Justin Herbert No. 11 on NFL.com Heisman list

Oregon QB Justin Herbert No. 11 on NFL.com Heisman list

Expectations are high for Oregon junior quarterback Justin Herbert. Herbert is considered a top quarterback prospect for the 2019 NFL Draft. He’s also getting some Heisman buzz. Herbert in No. 11 on  NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread’s top 18 Heisman Trophy candidates list. “There isn’t a more talented quarterback...
Report: Details revealed from Johnny Manziel’s surprisingly large CFL contract

Report: Details revealed from Johnny Manziel’s surprisingly large CFL contract

Johnny Manziel officially announced he will sign with the CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats this weekend, and now we know what kind of money he’ll be making north of the border. According to Jason La Canfora, Manziel’s base salary will be $122,000 with plenty of incentives in there as well: That may not seem like a lot of money, but Manziel is actually doing quite well by CFL...
Arizona QB Khalil Tate No. 14 on NFL.com Heisman list

Arizona QB Khalil Tate No. 14 on NFL.com Heisman list

Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate is considered by many a top candidate for this year’s Heisman Trophy. NFL.com lists the dual-threat quarterback outside of the top 10. Tate landed at No. 14 on NFL.com’s Chase Goodbread’s top 18 Heisman Trophy candidates list. “Among quarterbacks, the Wildcats junior is the most exciting rusher in the college game,&rdquo...
Police: 13-year-old in custody after 2 children shot in Central Florida city

Police: 13-year-old in custody after 2 children shot in Central Florida city

Two children were hospitalized after being shot in a Central Florida city Saturday evening and a 13-year-old boy was in custody, police said.  The incident occurred shortly before 6 p.m. in the Brevard County city of Palm Bay. Two juvenile victims, who police did not identify, were taken to nearby hospitals in serious but stable condition, police said.  One victim was later transported to...
Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa explains ‘transfer’ comments

Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa explains ‘transfer’ comments

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa explained his recent comments in which he revealed that he “would transfer out” had he not played in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game. “I kind of got the wrong end when I seen it on ESPN,” Tagovailoa told Simone Eli of CBS 42 in Birmingham. “I think they most definitely took...
Lineman Dallas Warmack transferring to Oregon

Lineman Dallas Warmack transferring to Oregon

Offensive lineman Dallas Warmack made it official. The Alabama graduate transfer is headed to Eugene. Warmack announced his commitment to Oregon on social media. Warmack graduated from Alabama earlier this month. He will enroll at Oregon as a redshirt junior and have two years remaining of eligibility. The offensive lineman played in 16 career games at...
LOOK: Florida State legend Jameis Winston proposes to longtime girlfriend

LOOK: Florida State legend Jameis Winston proposes to longtime girlfriend

Jameis Winston has tossed many touchdowns, but his most important score came off the field this weekend. The former Florida State Heisman Trophy winner quarterback is now engaged to be a married man, as his longtime girlfriend Breion Allen accepted his proposal. Check out that stunning rock on the finger of the soon-to-be Mrs. Winston. Congrats to Winston! This is an exciting period...
CBS Sports projects Mohamed Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert

CBS Sports projects Mohamed Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert

Mohamed Bamba has turned heads at the NBA Combine, and he’s drawing comparisons to an NBA star. On Friday, CBS Sports’ Reid Forgrave dropped a list of player comparisons for this year’s NBA Draft, and sees Bamba as this year’s Rudy Gobert. Forgrave sees both Bamba and Forgrave as franchise-altering defensive forces. However, he sees some places where...
LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon passes away Sunday

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon passes away Sunday

Billy Cannon, the lone Heisman Trophy winner in LSU football history, passed away in his home early Sunday morning, according to reports from the LSU athletic department. Cannon was 80 years old. Cannon led the Tigers to an undefeated season and a national championship in 1958 and earned the Heisman Trophy in 1959, leading LSU as a running back, defender and return man. Most...
NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell released from hospital

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell released from hospital

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell confirmed on Twitter he was released after an overnight stay in the hospital for dehydration. According to TMZ, the 84-year-old Boston Celtics great was taken by ambulance from his Seattle-area home to a nearby hospital Friday night.  Russell tweeted Saturday that he was doing all right, writing that “Yes, I was taken to...
Big 12 finishes third among conferences in overall attendance in 2017

Big 12 finishes third among conferences in overall attendance in 2017

The National Football Foundation released its report on attendance and television ratings for college football last week, and the picture of Big 12 fan support was made a little clearer. According to the report, the Big 12 had the third-highest attendance of any conference. The Big 12 finished the 2017 season with an average of 56,852 fans per game. That mark put the conference...
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