ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Ohio State has been dominating Michigan in a rivalry with a long history of being lopsided.
The eighth-ranked Buckeyes (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) have won five straight and 12 of 13 against the Wolverines (8-3, 5-3) going into their 114th meeting on Saturday with 110,000-plus watching at the Big House.
By his own admission, Charlie McAvoy does not have a bag of tricks that he can use in the shootout.
And the Boston Bruins may hope it stays that way.
Philip Rivers was more than comfortable on the Thanksgiving stage for the first time in his 14 NFL seasons.
Same with Keenan Allen, who didn’t have to wait nearly that long.
Case Keenum stood in the pocket to take a hit, dipped his right shoulder to slip out of a sack and shuffled his feet in the pocket to give his receivers more time to get open.
Looking like a savvy winner, instead of a journeyman, he picked apart Detroit’s defense with his arm and made plays with his legs to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Lions 30-23 Thursday.
Dion Waiters watched his 3-point try bounce off the rim, ricochet off the top of the backboard, then hit the rim again and somehow drop through the net.
It was a huge shot in the final moments, and a lucky one.
That’s what it took to end Boston’s 16-game winning streak.
Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service’s customers and drivers.
A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison.
Mike Johnson, 69, was born on August 4, 1948, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, to Peter and Lucille Johnson.
Mike graduated from Eau Claire High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy at 19. He volunteered for Nuclear Power School and earned a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of Nebraska and a Master’s in education from Boston University.
Former U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, a veteran lawmaker known for pressing to protect the environment during a career that spanned from the era of the Love Canal toxic waste site to the recent debate over natural gas fracking, has died. He was 79.
HARPSWELL — Elinor Multer, 90, of Harpswell, passed away on Nov. 13, 2017. She was born in Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 23, 1927, a daughter of William and Dorothy Bacharach Schatzkin.
TOPSHAM — David E. Bartlett, age 85, passed away of natural causes alongside his wife Phyllis at their home in Topsham. He was born in Portland, a son of the late Kenneth F. and Helen F. (Baker) Bartlett.
TOPSHAM — Gladys P. Bowley, age 87, of Forest Glen Lane, passed away peacefully Friday, November 17th after a brief stay at the Hospice House in Auburn, ME. She was born in Andover, MA, on December 27, 1929, the daughter of Montville and Amelia Kirchner Peck.
TOPSHAM — Phyllis (Thomas) Bartlett, age 84, passed away from natural causes alongside her husband David at their home in Topsham. She was born in Lisbon Falls, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Kochzuis) Katula.
Phyllis attended school in Lisbon Falls and Bath, graduating from Morse High School in 1951.
BRUNSWICK – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will hold its 81st annual Christmas Fair on Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 27 Pleasant St. in Brunswick . All proceeds support charitable programs in the Greater Brunswick area and globally.
On Saturday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the annual Holiday Fair at the Unitarian Universalist Church returns. Local selections include fresh homemade wreaths, holiday greens and centerpieces, home baked goods, handcrafted items by skilled craftsmen, including ornaments and mittens, among others.
“O give thanks to the Lord for he is good: for his steadfast love endures forever.”
Counting our Blessings
Jon Hendricks, the pioneering jazz singer and lyricist who with the trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross popularized the “vocalese” singing style in which words were added to instrumental songs, has died. He was 96.
His daughter, Aria Hendricks, confirmed his death to the New York Times. She said he died Wednesday at a New York City hospital.