Sports & Leisure 2017-04-24T09:49:15+00:00


National Hockey League partners with MGM to share data for sports betting

NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports league to strike a deal with the [...]

Ohio State lineup gets a revamp after stars depart

COLUMBUS — New Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann did his best to keep expectations in check during the preseason last year. The first-year coach — and most everyone else — expected it would be a [...]

NHL stays with status quo as Canada legalizes marijuana

As Riley Cote took and delivered countless punches over more than a decade of junior and pro hockey, he was eager to avoid painkillers. Early on, marijuana was touted to the enforcer as a healing [...]

Eye injuries are becoming more common in sports

Sports-related eye injuries are becoming more common, according to a new report. Such injuries were treated 33,000 more than last year, according to Prevent Blindness, the nation’s oldest eye health nonprofit organization. “Wearing eye protection [...]

As summer subsides, Ohio hunters take to fields and forests

Hunting season for a variety of animals kicked off over the weekend Ohio, including hunting seasons for squirrels, Canadian geese, teal and some migratory birds. Meanshile, archery season for white-tailed deer will start on Sept. [...]

Old ballplayer tweets highlight team fears of social media

As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive [...]