DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Denny Hamlin came to the Daytona 500 determined to honor his late car owner with a victory. He delivered with a storybook tribute for Joe Gibbs Racing. Hamlin won NASCAR’s biggest race for the second time in four years Sunday,...read more
GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Pitchers and catchers for the Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians reported last week to the shared spring training site of those two teams in Goodyear, Ariz., but Brett Myers reported for his new job there on Feb. 4. Myers, a 2000...read more
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State shut down Ohio State in the second half despite an injury to Nick Ward. Now the Spartans may be without their standout big man for a while. Ward left in the second half with a broken left hand, but No. 11 Michigan State...read more
GOODYEAR, Ariz. — The prospects gathered in the outfield grass around the veteran. For more than an hour Wednesday, as the rest of the Cincinnati Reds filtered into their clubhouse, a few young players received a tutorial on the path to big league success. The...read more
PERRY — The Commodores improved to 16-3 on the season with a 62-45 boys basketball victory Saturday night against Botkins. Chazz Jackson had 22 points and Jamal Whiteside scored 18 for Perry. Zane Paul (12), Jayden Priddy (10) and Spencer Heuker (11) reached...read more
WAPAKONETA — Winning a league title is a goal for every high school wrestling program. However, winning a league title is not an easy task. There are a lot of things that have to happen in order for a team to bring home the hardware. The combination of the...read more
HARROD – Bluffton senior Deandre Nassar finished fourth at the 2017-18 Ohio High School Athletic Association State wrestling tournament in the 195-pound class. That was after making it as a state qualifier in 2016-17 but he didn’t earn the podium. He looks...read more
LIMA — Celina was making it tough on Lima Central Catholic to get on a roll. Then, the T-Birds’ leading scorer on the night, Tre Garner, went to bench with four fouls. Enter LCC’s 1-2-2 press. LCC’s pressure rescued the T-Birds and helped them...read more
Boys Ada 55, Lima Temple Christian 54 Adams Central, Ind. 63, Rockford Parkway 58 Andover Pymatuning Valley 81, Mineral Ridge 72 Arcanum 64, New Bremen 56 Archbold 51, Defiance 46 Arlington 41, Van Wert Lincolnview 37 Ashtabula Edgewood 88, Columbiana Crestview 58...read more
COLUMBUS GROVE — Kenzie King set a Columbus Grove girls varsity 3-point single-game mark with eight during the Bulldogs’ 62-16 Putnam County League basketball victory Saturday against Pandora-Gilboa. King, who had all her 24 points in the first half, broke...read more
PASADENA, Calif. — Ohio State offensive line coach Greg Studrawa says he interviewed for the Bowling Green State University head football coach’s job before it hired Boston College offensive coordinator Scot Loeffler on Nov. 28. “I did take a look at...
PASADENA, Calif. — It’s not often that a journalist says a college football coach made any part of his job easier, but Urban Meyer certainly made writing an Ohio State prediction column easier. Just pick Ohio State to win. Every week, every game, every...
COLUMBUS — Maybe the last time I saw someone truly excited about going to the Rose Bowl was 25 years ago. Ohio State was playing in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego in 1993 and while walking along the ocean one day I ran into some Wisconsin fans, who had decided to...
COLUMBUS — Ohio State running back Mike Weber plans to declare for the NFL draft after the Rose Bowl. The redshirt junior announced on Twitter on Sunday that he would forgo his senior season to pursue his childhood dream of playing pro football. He said he would...
COLUMBUS – A year ago anyone suggesting that in 365 days Urban Meyer would retire as Ohio State’s football coach and be replaced by a 39-year-old assistant coach with three games of experience as a head coach would have been called crazy and possibly drug...
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