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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A student who ran onto the football field during Ohio State win over Cincinnati last Saturday and was body-slammed by a coach has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor criminal trespassing. An attorney for Anthony Wunder entered the plea yesterday in Franklin County Municipal Court.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Cleveland Browns starting running back Ben Tate has returned to practice after missing the past two games with a sprained right knee. Wearing a brace, Tate was back on the practice field yesterday for the first time since September 5th as the Browns returned from their bye week.
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James says he has not yet decided whether he will play in the 2016 Olympics. James says he's "nowhere near" deciding if he will again play for Team USA in two years. He made the comments yesterday following the Cleveland Cavaliers' practice. James did not play for Team USA this summer.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Packages piled up in Devon Still's locker yesterday, gifts from people supporting the Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman as he cares for his 4-year-old daughter fighting cancer. Still spent his bye week encouraging Leah through surgery to remove a cancerous tumor from her abdomen. She has more chemotherapy ahead to deal with cancer in her bone marrow.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - A member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers has died. George "Shotgun" Shuba was 89. He was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson. The Los Angeles Dodgers say Shuba died yesterday at his home in Youngstown, Ohio. No cause of death was given.