BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest midnight, OH

The state at midnight. All times EST.

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CLEVELAND — Josh Tomlin has shown toughness and tenacity, and on Tuesday, he was rewarded for it. Tomlin and Cleveland agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year contract, a deal that can earn the right-hander $11.75 million over three seasons. By Tom Withers. SENT: 545 words, photo.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. — No. 7 Xavier visited No. 10 Providence. The Friars entered the game 4-1 against ranked opponents and coming off handing Villanova its first conference loss of the season. By Kyle Hightower. SENT: 650 words, photos.


The top teams and players in Ohio are profiled in the weekly Associated Press Prep Notebook. By Craig Merz. SENT: 790 words.


— FBN–BENGALS-PACMAN-PRO BOWL: Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones was added to the Pro Bowl roster on Tuesday for the first time in his nine-year career.