GLENDALE, AZ – DECEMBER 31: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes watches the action during the second half of the 2016 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)ESPN has released its prediction for Ohio State’s Rose Bowl matchup against Washington.The Buckeyes had a disappointing Sunday, as they learned that they missed the College Football Playoff despite finishing the season at 12-1, but they’ve earned a decent consolation prize.Ohio State will take on Washington in college football’s most-historic bowl game. It’ll be Urban Meyer’s first head coaching experience in the Rose Bowl.Who’s going to emerge with the victory?ESPN has released its prediction.Jimmy Lake’s defense vs. Ryan Day’s offense will be fun to watch, but Buckeyes quarterback Dwayne Haskins and his receivers make enough plays to outpace Jake Browning and the Huskies in coach Urban Meyer’s Rose Bowl debut. Haskins throws for three scores on the talented Washington secondary in what likely will be his final college game.Prediction: Ohio State 34, Washington 21Ohio State and Washington are set to kick off at 5 p.m. E.T. on New Year’s Day.The game will be on ESPN.
Niagara Regional Police say they have charged a Fort Erie man in connection with a stabbing that led to a police shooting.Last month, Niagara Police responded to reports that a man had been stabbed at the urgent care centre of Douglas Memorial Hospital.Police say 29 year-old Brandon Stewart has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a weapon. He is currently in custody awaiting a bail hearing.The Special Investigations Unit says that when officers arrived at the hospital last month they saw a 61 year-old man with knife wounds and were quickly approached by a 29 year-old, who police are identifying as Brandon Stewart. There was some sort of interaction between police and Stewart when an officer shot him.Niagara Police can’t release any other information as the SIU investigation is ongoing.