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Florida State suspends Jameis Winston for first half of Clemson game

Quarterback Jameis Winston’s latest misstep not only has eroded his support among some fans, but this time it will affect top-ranked Florida State on the field. The university Wednesday suspended Winston for the first half of the ACC showdown against No. 22 Clemson on Saturday night for publicly shouting on ...

Dwight Howard's license suspended briefly after he reportedly ran 10 red lights

NBA star Dwight Howard recently had his driver's license suspended after he failed to pay a ticket for running a red light in Orange County, Florida. WFTV in Orlando learned that Howard paid the ticket and fine costs Wednesday afternoon and had his license reinstated.   Video from a red-light camera ...

Arizona Cardinals' Jonathan Dwyer latest In NFL player arrests

What could perhaps be called one of the worst couple weeks in the NFL's history continues. Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday over allegations of domestic violence. According to KNXV, the incident took place in July. A 27-year-old woman suffered a fracture, and a shoe was thrown at an ...

Ohio State players sing “Carmen Ohio” after a victory against Kent State on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. David Jablonski/Staff

Walk-on from Mason getting his chance with Buckeyes

Kevin Niehoff’s dad Rob assured his son he would wear red to the Buckeyes’ next game against Cincinnati. That’s a smart move for a guy who played four years for the Bearcats and was a team captain and whose son was just named Ohio State scout team player of the ...

Slow tickets sales could mean Bengals blackout

Despite being 2-0 so far this season, the Cincinnati Bengals are not expecting a sellout for this weekend's game at Paul Brown Stadium against the Tennessee Titans. That could mean a Bengals blackout on WHIO-TV, Channel 7 in the Dayton region. Team ticket manager Andrew Brown said in a series ...

Vikings: Peterson must stay away from all team activities

The Minnesota Vikings announced early Wednesday that they have put running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner's list, meaning he must stay away from all team activities as he faces child-abuse charges, The Associated Press reports. The Vikings previously had said Peterson could play. >> Read more trending stories Peterson ...

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

The fate of NASCAR driver Tony Stewart could soon be in the hands of a jury. The jury will decide whether he'll face criminal charges for hitting and killing Kevin Ward during a race in August, despite investigators announcing last month they were not going to charge him with a ...

Fairfield’s Olivia Faraci sets the ball as teammate Kacie Sizemore watches on during their home match against Lakota West. Fairfield came away with the win as the two unbeaten GMC teams squared off at Fairfield Tuesday night.

Fairfield scores landmark volleyball win

It is hard to tell who will stop smiling first, Fairfield High School senior Kacie Sizemore or volleyball coach Mike Berkemeier.“It was awesome,” Sizemore said after recording 22 kills in Fairfield’s 3-1 (24-26, 26-24, 25-23, 25-21) win Tuesday night over Lakota West at Fairfield. “We didn’t expect this at the ...

Report: Peterson accused of abusing another son

ESPN is reporting that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, already facing felony charges in Texas for child abuse, has been accused in a separate incident involving another son. The son is 4 years old, KHOU-TV in Houston has reported. The CBS affiliate cites text messages that reportedly include a photo of the son with an ...

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Unbeaten East turns focus to GMC

It’s a little early for a celebration.Lakota East High School football coach Rick Haynes is focused on making sure his players remain levelheaded as they consider their 3-0 record, marking the school’s best start since 2004.“I’m still figuring that out,” Haynes said when asked if his squad has the right ...

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Thornbury funeral services set

Staff Report Visitation for Little Miami High School senior Brayden Thornbury will be 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Fellowship Baptist Church, 247 U.S. 22 and 3, Maineville. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, also at Fellowship Baptist Church. The high school will be closed Wednesday so anyone ...

Cincinnati’s A.J. Green (18) left Sunday’s game vs. Atlanta with a toe injury. (AP file photo/TUSP, Jay Biggerstaff)

A.J. Green leaves game with toe injury

Cincinnati Bengals Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green left today’s game against Atlanta in the first quarter with toe injury and has been ruled out for the rest of the game. Green was limited in practice Wednesday with the injury and sat out Thursday. Brandon Tate is lining up at ...

Comets eye third straight state crown

Interest and expectations are high for the Mason High School girls cross country team.Coach Chip Dobson said the size of the roster has increased 40 percent over 2013. The Comets have 126 runners in the program.“Our district is getting very large,” Dobson said. “We have a big freshman class, but ...

Mason boys reload for GMC, state title run

Reload and go.So it seems at Mason High School for boys cross country coach Tom Rapp.Coming off Greater Miami Conference and district titles and a fifth-place finish at state meet, the Comets had some holes to fill entering 2014.Tom Clark, Zac Thompson, Dylan McElhenny and Lucas Sagraves all graduated, but ...

State or bust for Thunderhawks

The Lakota East High School boys cross country seniors have some unfinished business.As freshmen the group missed qualifying for the state meet by seven points. As sophomores they reduced the gap to three points. A couple of injuries last season at the regional meet sidetracked East to a eighth-place finish.“This ...

Firebirds buoyed by return of McManus

If the start of the season is any indication, Craig Myers has a lot to look forward to from the Lakota West girls cross country team.The Firebirds finished sixth in the 40-team field at the Tiffin Cross Country Carnival, often regarded as one of the top races in the state.“It ...

Miami, UC in food drive challenge

Miami University and the University of Cincinnati will hold a competitive, weeklong food drive leading up to the Sept. 20 football game at Paul Brown Stadium. Beginning Saturday, Sept. 13, fans can participate in a football “food race” to see which team can generate the most meals for Shared Harvest ...

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson watches from the sidelines during the fourth quarter an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

Reports: NFL star Adrian Peterson indicted in child injury case

FOX 26 is reporting that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted for reckless or negligent injury to a child. According to the Houston Chronicle, Montgomery County Sheriff Tommy Gage released a statement saying a warrant has been issued for Peterson. The statement also says that the ...

Atlanta Hawks GM to take leave; copy of scouting report obtained

Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin says General Manager Danny  Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence, effective immediately. Friday afternoon, Koonin sent out a statement reading in part, "This has been an incredibly difficult time for him and his family and it is my hope that this time away ...

Little Miami’s Brayden Thornbury runs the ball for the Panthers. Photo courtesy of Platnum Photography

Little Miami football player declared brain dead

Staff ReportLittle Miami senior football player Brayden Thornbury has been pronounced brain-dead, school officials said Friday afternoon.Thornbury was critically injured last Saturday in an auto accident. He was unresponsive all week at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton until it was determined Friday that he had no brain function. Thornbury remains ...

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