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Hubbard’s Trobek headed to Lake Erie

Last week, A.J. Trobek, a member of Hubbard’s soccer team, signed his letter of intent to attend Lake Erie College and continue his soccer career with the Storm. Trobek ended his Hubbard career with 77 goals, the record holder for most goals in a career and was a four-year letterwinner with ...

Early deficit no problem in win

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Phantoms fell behind 3-0 within the first 10 minutes of the game, but scored six unanswered goals to come back and beat the US National Team Development Program, 6-3, Saturday night at the Covelli Centre. Despite the score, Phantoms coach Brad Patterson was a fan ...

Buckeyes roll; Penn State next

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Fresh off another rout, Justin Fields and No. 2 Ohio State was looking ahead. Because chances are the next couple of games figure to be a bit tougher for the Buckeyes. Fields threw for a career-high 305 yards and matched his best with four touchdown passes as Ohio State ...

Penguins rout Maple Leafs

PITTSBURGH — Dominik Kahun scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-1 on Saturday night. Kahun matched a career-high with three points. Bryan Rust also had a three-point game, with a short-handed goal and two assists. Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Malkin each ...

Cold weather doesn’t mean end of fishing

Social media posts in recent weeks have chronicled a variety of interesting catches locally, serving as a reminder that even with snow blowing across the region we still have plenty of good fishing to enjoy. Conditions may not be as comfortable for anglers as they were two or three months ...

Garrett out indefinitely

CLEVELAND — Myles Garrett is done playing for the Cleveland Browns this season. The NFL isn’t saying when the star defensive end will play again. He was suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason — if the Browns qualify. The league discipline Friday came hours ...

Favored by 51, Buckeyes’ backups expected to play

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — There aren’t many ranked teams who bring a backup quarterback into a meeting with the media to preview their next opponent late in the season. No. 2 Ohio State (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) isn’t your ordinary team. The Buckeyes have won 15 straight games dating to last season ...

Source says Cherington is Bucs’ next GM

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates have agreed to hire Ben Cherington as their general manager, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement had not been announced. Pittsburgh scheduled a news ...

Steelers bumped around by Browns

CLEVELAND — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Juju Smith-Schuster sustained a concussion in Thursday’s game against the Browns from a helmet-to-helmet hit. Smith-Schuster got drilled from the side by Browns cornerback Greedy Williams in the second quarter after attempting to catch a pass ...

Cavs can’t rally from big deficit against Heat

CLEVELAND — Rookie Kendrick Nunn scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo had 16 points and 15 rebounds, and the Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97 on Thursday night. Miami led the entire game and was up by 27 points in the third quarter. The Heat (8-3) have the second-best record in the ...