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QB Burrow, young Buckeyes stand out in Ohio St spring game

QB Burrow, young Buckeyes stand out in Ohio St spring game

COLUMBUS (AP) — Last year at this time, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer was coming off a national championship and enjoying an embarrassment of riches. This year's spring game was all about auditioning inexperienced players and trying to build a depth chart for the fall.
With just six starters returning, Meyer needed to see ho ... (full story)


Helmet case puts NCAA arms-length policy at risk

Barring a last-minute settlement, the NCAA is likely to stand trial in the wrongful death case of a former football student-athlete.
On April 6, Montgomery County (Md.) Judge David A. Boynton denied the NCAA’s motion for summary judgment in the Derek Sheely wrongful death lawsuit. The trial is set to begin on June 20.
Sh ... (full story)


Guests will start to see updated cabins at Hocking Hills State Park this year

With the prime season for hiking and camping right around the corner, overnight visitors to Hocking Hills State Park will see a lot of renovation work underway at the park’s 40 cabins.
This year, as part of a statewide effort from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, workers will be updating the park’s cabins for ... (full story)


O (for) Canada leaves True North questioning itself

Paul Samborski and his father, Lenn, were at Winnipeg Arena for the original Jets’ final playoff game in 1996 before the team moved to Phoenix.
When the NHL returned in 2011, Samborski joined the thousands of fans who signed up for season tickets and brought his dad to the new Jets’ first home playoff game last year a ... (full story)


City mourns Saints player as questions over death remain

City mourns Saints player as questions over death remain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — People across Louisiana sought Monday to process the news that one of the Saints' much-loved players, former defensive end Will Smith, was shot in the back Saturday night, April 9, in what police called a deadly act of road rage.
Smith, 34, arrived in New Orleans in 2004 as a No. 1 draft pick and played w ... (full story)