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Dubois’ goal in third helps Blue Jackets beat Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — Gustav Nyquist drew cheers from the crowd early and quieted Little Caesars Arena late. Pierre-Luc Dubois scored early in the third period and Nyquist added an empty-net goal in the closing seconds to help the Columbus Blue Jackets seal a 5-3 victory over the Red Wings on ...

Army-Navy rivalry features Trump attending 120th game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Army’s sensational turnaround under coach Jeff Monken has been highlighted by 10-win seasons, bowl game victories and even a spot in the national rankings. But a win Saturday against Navy would mean a bit more — the Black Knights’ senior class would go out with a ...

Time to embrace ‘free agency’ in college football

NEW YORK — For all the griping from coaches and administrators about the so-called transfer epidemic in college sports, the increased movement of players has done more good than harm for the people who are supposed to matter most: The Players. Just look at the front row Saturday night when ...

Humbled and loving husband — too late?

Dear Annie: I was a lousy husband. Not because of physical or emotional abuse but because of ignorance. I grew up in a household where I never heard my father tell my mother he loved her. I never heard him give her a compliment or ask her opinion. He was a hard worker and a good provider. She ...

Vaccines and chemo can mix — on a case by case basis

Dear Dr. Roach: My sister is getting chemo for breast cancer, and her 4-year-old is due for his shots. She’s worried that he won’t be able to get them all because of her treatment. Our parents are unsure if they should go ahead and get the shingles vaccine since they are around her often. ...

No. 2 Ohio St. chases playoff spot against No. 10 Wisconsin

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ohio State coach Ryan Day mapped everything out months ago. He expected to finish the Big Ten season with three straight top-10 games. He anticipated seeking an unprecedented third straight outright league crown. And he believed the Buckeyes would return to the College ...

Browns enter final stretch with playoff hopes flickering

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their margin for error is completely gone, and with one more loss, the Cleveland Browns can say goodbye to their playoff hopes as well. They may have already. Another demoralizing setback last week in Pittsburgh has left the Browns with no option but to win their final ...

Coaching carousel started spinning early this year

Judging by the jump start, it looks like we’re headed for a ninth consecutive season with at least a half-dozen NFL head coaches getting canned. The coaching carousel began whirling earlier than usual this season with Jay Gruden getting fired by the Washington Redskins in October after an ...

Tusing fuels late Mohawk rally

NEW RIEGEL — Austin Tusing scored 11 points in a key fourth quarter Friday to push Mohawk past New Riegel 47-44 in the season-opener for both. New Riegel entered the fourth quarter clinging to a 31-27 lead, but Tusing’s 11 points — and Mohawk’s 9-of-11 showing at the foul line in the ...

Nyquist scores 3 times, helps Blue Jackets beat Penguins

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gustav Nyquist scored three times to help the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Friday night. Nick Foligno had two goals for the Blue Jackets, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Joonas Korpisalo had 29 saves, making several good stops with ...

Bucks win 10th straight

CLEVELAND (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-110 on Friday night for their 10th straight victory. Cleveland trailed 74-52 early in the third quarter, but hit 10 3-pointers in the period ...

Cardinals’ Shaw suspended for betting on NFL games

Arizona Cardinals cornerback Josh Shaw has been suspended through at least the end of the 2020 season for betting on NFL games on multiple occasions this season, the first time in more than 35 years a player has been banned for gambling. The little-known Shaw hasn’t played for the Cardinals ...

Stanford wraps up down season against No. 15 Notre Dame

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — When Stanford’s nine-game winning streak in the Big Game ended with a loss to California, the Cardinal’s bowl hopes died as well. For the first time since coach Jim Harbaugh’s first season on The Farm in 2007, the Cardinal will play a game with no chance at ...

Browns set for heated rematch with Steelers

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are fairly healthy heading to Pittsburgh for their hyped rematch with the Steelers. There’s no telling what kind of condition they’ll be in coming home. Sunday’s meeting between the bitter AFC North rivals — their second game in 17 days — has taken on ...

Ohio St. aims for record run against Michigan on championship quest

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ohio State is two wins away from having a shot at winning a second national championship in five seasons and a third title this century. Michigan is in the way. Maybe. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 1 in the College Football Playoff and No. 2 in The Associated Press ...

Thank you, readers

Dear Readers: In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I would like to thank all of you — my readers. I particularly want to single out those of you who have reached out by offering your questions and opinions. Without you, the column would not be possible. To celebrate this special day, I’d like ...

Excess stomach acid misdiagnosed

Dear Dr. Roach: For more than three years, I lived with never-ending diarrhea. My doctor diagnosed me with irritable bowel syndrome. Once, I got dehydrated and passed out after taking a shower. I was admitted to the hospital. An evaluation at that time, including a nuclear test, showed a tumor ...

Fretting over financial friction

Dear Annie: I’m very upset about my brother and my sister-in-law’s friction over finances. My brother and I are close. I’m single and spend a lot of time with them and their two kids. They fight about money often. It’s mostly centered on their mortgage. My brother thinks they should ...

Cheek chewer reaches out

Dear Dr. Roach: No one seems to understand a bad habit of mine, especially dentists! I bite off the loose skin on the inside of my cheeks. I remove little bits of cheek matter that is loose and sort of just hangs and is rough. It’s sort of like picking at a scab or a hang nail. Once I start, ...

Dragons edged out of playoffs

KUTZTOWN, Pennsylvania — Tiffin did just about everything it had to do to advance in the Division II playoffs Saturday against Kutztown. JaQuan Hardy ran for 149 yards and a touchdown. Nick Watson threw for 192 yards, ran for a touchdown and threw a pair to Devin Butler. Tiffin’s ...