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Storylines abound in tonight’s Browns-Jets MNF contest

Local Sports

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Well, this isn’t quite how the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets expected to start the season. Both are coming off opening losses and look to avoid going 0-2 with tonight’s matchup loaded with juicy storylines, surprising twists and a slight hint of ...

Leetonia starters have yet to play four complete quarters

High School Sports

Leetonia coach Paul Hulea constantly preaches to his team the importance of giving maximum effort for an entire four quarters. In back-to-back weeks, Hulea has had to settle for three quarters of hard work. It’s not that his players haven’t been willing to give the effort. They just ...

What next for Steelers?

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PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger shook his right arm once. Then twice. And just like that, the Pittsburgh Steelers found their season at a crossroads just two weeks in. While Mason Rudolph filled in capably in the second half after Roethlisberger left with an unspecified right elbow injury ...

Springfield’s Kosek gets a kick out of sport

High School Sports

NEW MIDDLETOWN — Justin Kosek looks around his huddle as he’s done so many times before. One face in the Springfield girls soccer gathering is more familiar than the rest, his daughter Kylee. Seeing her looking up in the huddle has changed like the line of sight between the father and ...

Indians hang in AL Central race, beat Twins

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CLEVELAND — After getting rained out, beaten twice and nearly counted out, the Indians saved something from their biggest weekend this season. They’re not finished yet. “We’re going to keep fighting,” said starter Shane Bieber. The Indians kept their faint hopes of winning the ...

Ohio State stars shine in rout of Indiana

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Justin Fields and J.K. Dobbins keep finding holes in opposing defenses. Their ability to take advantage of them quickly is turning Ohio State’s dynamic duo into an unbeatable combination. Dobbins ran for 193 yards and one touchdown, caught one of Fields’ three ...

Girard shows JFK, others it remains a potent team

High School Sports

WARREN — Mark who? Okay, perhaps it’s a bit of a stretch to suggest Girard High football fans are ever going to forget the exploits of Mark Waid. The All-Ohio quarterback now at Youngstown State University led the Indians to the Division IV state title game last December while setting ...

Setting the tone

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — There were a lot of firsts taking place at Stambaugh Stadium on Saturday. Former Youngstown State and NFL quarterback Ron Jaworski watched the Penguins live for the first time since he played back in the 1970s. A potential future YSU star scored his first touchdown, and most ...

Double trouble: Twins sweep twin bill from Tribe

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CLEVELAND — Miguel Sano’s grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing a sweep of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader. The sweep pushed the Twins 5¢ games ahead of the Indians in ...

Boardman’s Dunham, Poland’s Sebest run well

High School Sports

BOARDMAN — Mitchel Dunham’s view was much different than the bulk of the 294 runners in Saturday’s Division I boys varsity race. The Boardman High School senior’s eyes have seen and his feet have traveled the sidewalks of Glenwood Avenue and the roads due south of U.S. Route ...