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‘WWE on wheels’: sparks fly as truck racers row after Ohio crash – video

Sparks were flying on and off the track at the Stadium Super Trucks circuit in Ohio as drivers Bill Hynes and Bo LeMastus squabbled on the side of the racecourse. The pair were seen squaring up to each other before Hynes slapped LeMastus, he in turn re…

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LeBron James deletes tweet on police killing of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant

Ma’Khia Bryant, who was black, was shot by police in OhioNBA star says his tweet was being used to ‘create more hate’LeBron James has tweeted then deleted a post on the police shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio, after saying it was being “use…

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Simone Biles ‘aches’ for victims after brother charged in triple murder

Tevin Biles-Thomas, 24, has been indicted for party shootingOlympic champion says heart aches for everyone involvedOlympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles says she’s struggling with the arrest of her brother who was charged in a shooting that left thr…

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Ohio State University, home of Buckeyes, applies to trademark the word ‘the’

College was originally known as The Ohio State UniversityMove likely to be related to school’s popular football teamOhio State University wants to trademark the word “the” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The Columbus D…

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Ohio State University, home of Buckeyes, applies to trademark the word ‘the’

College was originally known as The Ohio State UniversityMove likely to be related to school’s popular football teamOhio State University wants to trademark the word “the” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The Columbus D…

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MSU cleared in Nassar scandal but abuse allegations grow at Ohio State

Michigan State says NCAA has cleared it over Nassar assaultsDozens of people say they were abused by doctor at Ohio StateMichigan State University says the NCAA, the body that oversees college sports in the US, has cleared it of any rules violations in…

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Stadium vote opens way for MLS’s Crew to move from Columbus to Austin

Club would move 1,000 miles from current home under planCrew owner keen on Austin, city without major league teamAustin City Council has voted to move ahead with a plan for a new, privately funded stadium on city land sought by the owner of Major Leagu…

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Ex-wife of Ohio State assistant fired for abuse says Urban Meyer knew of case

Meyer had previously told reporters he was unaware of abuse“All the [coaches’] wives knew,” Courtney Smith tells reporterThe ex-wife of former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith says she told Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer’s wife in 2015 that her husban…

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Golfer hits first-ever hole-in-one at age of 93 then retires from game

Ben Bender had been playing golf for 65 years at time of his feat‘It seemed the Lord knew this was my last round’Ben Bender decided to go out on top. The 93-year-old from Ohio had been playing golf for 65 years when he hit his first-ever hole-in-one la…

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Red Gerard soars to slopestyle gold for USA’s first medal of Winter Olympics

Gerard, 17, becomes youngest Olympian to medal in snowboardingAmerican posts clutch score on final run after falling on his first twoTeam USA is on the board at the Winter Olympics thanks to one of their youngest members.American teenager Red Gerard wo…

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Cleveland Browns fans finally get a parade … only one they never hoped for

It may seem daft to throw a parade after becoming only the second team ever to go winless in a 16-game season, but Browns fans hope the owners will take noteWhen talking about the parade he’s helped plan, lifelong Cleveland Browns fan Chris McNeil want…

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Cleveland Browns fans finally get a parade … only one they never hoped for

It may seem daft to throw a parade after becoming only the second team ever to go winless in a 16-game season, but Browns fans hope the owners will take noteWhen talking about the parade he’s helped plan, lifelong Cleveland Browns fan Chris McNeil want…

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Bengals’ Adam Jones charged with assault after incident in Cincinnati hotel

Jones faces four charges including assault and disorderly conductJail records say cornerback, 33, refused to comply with police officersThe Bengals cornerback Adam Jones has been charged with assault following an incident in a hotel in downtown Cincinn…

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USA wrestler Logan Stieber’s stolen world championship medal returned

  • Wrestler’s world championship medal returned after theft on Monday
  • Stieber was lone American wrestler to win gold at worlds this weekend
  • Ohio State legend won four NCAA titles in four seasons with Buckeyes

It wasn’t the homecoming Logan Stieber had in mind when he returned from Budapest on Monday after winning his first world championship.

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Michael Bradley on USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier after Trump election – video

USA captain Michael Bradley says there is total respect for Mexican-Americans and people around the world on Wednesday in Ohio, after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election. His statement comes ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Mexico

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Michael Bradley on USA-Mexico World Cup qualifier after Trump election – video

USA captain Michael Bradley says there is total respect for Mexican-Americans and people around the world on Wednesday in Ohio, after Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election. His statement comes ahead of a World Cup qualifier against Mexico

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America’s Azteca: how a small Columbus stadium became a fortress for US soccer

Since 2001, the US has opted to stage every home World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Columbus, where the frigid temperatures, compact design and hostile atmosphere have conspired to make it a house of horrors for El Tri

Welcome to the heart of the midwest and Mapfre Stadium: America’s Azteca.

In 2001, on a cold February night in Ohio’s capital, more than 24,000 fans packed what was then called Columbus Crew Stadium to witness the beginning of a new era for US soccer. Bruce Arena and the men’s national team were about to face Mexico in the final round of qualifiers for the 2002 World Cup. As kick-off neared, Mexican players were so fazed by the unforgiving temperatures that they decided to warm up inside their locker room. “It was a different climate than what we were used to,” said defender Alberto Macías after the match. “The way the people backed them surprised us, and the cold was tremendous.”

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Police union chief threatens Browns boycott over ‘throat-slit’ Instagram post

  • Isaiah Crowell’s now-deleted image depicted officer’s throat being slit
  • Stephen Loomis: ‘I’ll pull officers from the stadium if he doesn’t make it right’

The head of Cleveland’s police union has threatened to pull his officers from Browns games over a controversial Instagram post by Cleveland running back Isaiah Crowell.

Last week, after the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Crowell posted a picture on Instagram of a police officer’s throat being slit. Crowell posted the photo before the killings of five Dallas officers last Thursday. He later removed the post and apologized.

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Cavaliers celebrate NBA title with massive parade in Cleveland – video

Hundreds of thousands of fans took to the streets in downtown Cleveland to celebrate the Cavaliers’ NBA championship win with LeBron James and the rest of the squad. The team brought the city its first major sports title in 52 years after beating the Golden State Warriors in a seven-game series that concluded on Sunday

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Cleveland celebrates end of 52-year title drought – in pictures

Hundreds of thousands of fans descended on downtown Cleveland on Wednesday to celebrate the Cavaliers’ win over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals, which ended the city’s 52-year championship drought

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