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DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation she lost hearing in one ear.

Colleen Crowley's affidavit, published online Monday, says Manziel dragged her into a car last month after she tried to get away from him. Crowley accused Manziel of striking her in her left ear.

She won a protective order last week against Manziel, who is under criminal investigation on allegations of domestic violence.

In the affidavit, Crowley says she and Manziel had a confrontation in his Dallas hotel room around 1:45 a.m. Jan. 30. She says that after hitting her, he threatened to kill himself as he drove her to Fort Worth.

Manziel's attorney didn't return a phone message Monday.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored 33 points as No. 7 Ohio State beat fifth-ranked Maryland 94-86 on Monday night.

Ohio State never trailed en route to sweeping the regular season series against the Terrapins (21-3, 10-2), who did not lose a game to a Big Ten opponent last season and won the conference regular season and tournament titles in their first year as members.

The Buckeyes (19-4, 11-1) took sole possession of first place in the Big Ten.

Ameryst Alston scored 22 points for Ohio State while Alexa Hart added 17 and Shayla Cooper had 11.

Mitchell and Alston made four 3-pointers apiece, part of a sizzling night for the Buckeyes from beyond the arc. Ohio State made 12 of 23 from behind the arc.

Brionna Jones led Maryland with 28 points while Tierney Pfirman had 16, Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 14 and Kristen Confroy had 13.

 

UNDATED (AP)— Sidney Crosby scored on a pair of breakaways to extend his goal streak to a career-best seven games and added two assists to help the Pittsburgh Penguins continue their surge with a 6-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks. The Penguins have won six of seven and snapped the Ducks' six-game win streak.

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals signed cornerback Chykie Brown and offensive tackle Darryl Baldwin on Monday, adding free agents who didn't play in the NFL last season.

Brown has played in 54 games with six starts with the Ravens and the Giants since 2011. He started two playoff games for Baltimore during its Super Bowl championship season in 2012. The Giants got him off waivers last season and released him after the preseason. No other team signed him.

Baldwin signed with Baltimore as a free agent from Ohio State last season. He played in one preseason game and was waived in the final preseason cuts. He also failed to get a contract from another team.

 

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