Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) - The Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Red Sox 12-3 last night in manager Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park. Drew Stubbs and Mark Reynolds drove in three runs each and Cleveland had 16 hits. Francona, who was let go by Boston after the 2011 season, got a standing ovation after the first inning during a video tribute on the center-field scoreboard.
BOSTON (AP) - The Cleveland Indians have recalled left-hander Scott Barnes and designated left-hander David Huff for assignment. Barnes was 2-2 with a 5.74 ERA in 12 relief appearances for AAA Columbus. In two previous stints with Cleveland this season, he was 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA in three relief outings.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is heading home to Oklahoma to lend a helping hand in the aftermath of the deadly tornado. Weeden says his wife, Melanie, has family in Moore, Oklahoma, where the tornado killed 24 people and destroyed thousands of homes. Weeden says none of her family members were injured and he's eager to "just to do my part" with the cleanup.
CHICAGO (AP) - Houston Dynamo defender Corey Ashe has been added to the roster for a U.S. training camp before its exhibition against Belgium. Training camp opens Sunday in Cleveland, and Ashe will be eligible to play in the May 29th game against Belgium there.
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Almost every pro golfer has a story about an ill-timed phone ring or camera click that ruined a shot. The Memorial is taking steps to minimize those distractions. The tournament tees off next week in Dublin, Ohio, and will have a cadre of volunteers in the most popular groups, hoping to alleviate spectators creating problems for the players.
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Thursday, May 23 2013 10:17 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:17:47 GMT
Heads are starting to roll at the IRS. A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leaveFull Story >
A day after pleading the 5th and refusing to testify before Congress, Lois Lerner, the IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations was placed on administrative leave Thursday. We have learned more about Lois Lerner's connections to Cindy Thomas, the highest ranking Cincinnati employee in this IRS division.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:31 PM EDT2013-05-22 02:31:55 GMT
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. The six Cincinnati workers we have identified, who sent scrutinizing letters to conservative groups with wordsFull Story >
The claim that the ongoing IRS scandal is limited to low level employees is falling apart. Full Story >
Monday, May 20 2013 9:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 01:15:38 GMT
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon. Starting out as a classic funnel it quickly became a giant half-mile wide wedge tornado as it proceeded east north eastFull Story >
A massive tornado touched down to the southwest of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 10:32 PM EDT2013-05-24 02:32:20 GMT
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill. On May 14, officers responded to the 500 block of Elberon Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Upon arrival, police located ScottFull Story >
A suspect was arrested Thursday in the fatal shooting of a man in East Price Hill.Full Story >
Thursday, May 23 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-23 16:47:43 GMT
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases. The suspension marks the second time the high court has suspendedFull Story >
The Kentucky Supreme Court has suspended northern Kentucky attorney Eric C. Deters for 60 days because of misconduct in two civil cases.Full Story >
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:20 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:20:28 GMT
The Cincinnati Tea Party announced that it will protest the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. The protest will begin at Fountain Square at noon on TuesdayFull Story >
The Cincinnati Tea Party protested the IRS on Tuesday over the targeting of liberty groups regarding their tax status. Full Story >
Friday, May 24 2013 4:38 AM EDT2013-05-24 08:38:10 GMT
(RNN) - A bridge in Washington has collapsed and at least two cars are in the water, according to KING 5 TV out of Seattle. The bridge is part of Interstate 5. There is no word on injuries. Copyright 2013Full Story >
A photo from the scene showed a man sitting on top of his car, which was partially submerged.Full Story >
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