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Browns, DE Vernon agree to adjust contract

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Olivier Vernon’s status with the Browns has more certainty. So does his paycheck. The defensive end, whose future in Cleveland seemed in doubt for months, has renegotiated his contract for next season, a person familiar with the talks told the Associated Press on ...

Greatest Day of Golf on July 20

Local Sports

A collection of some of the area’s best young golfers, many competing at the collegiate level, has teamed together for the Greatest Day of Golf, an event to raise funds for the Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown. The young golfers — who are gathering pledges based on the number of holes ...

OHSAA replaces Snodgrass as commissioner with Goldring

High School Sports

COLUMBUS — Ohio High School Athletic Association Board of Directors President Dan Leffingwell has announced Monday Bob Goldring has been named interim executive director, effective immediately. Goldring has served as the OHSAA senior director of operations and is completing his 25th year ...

Jacobs retires from celebrated career at YSU

YSU Sports

When Elaine Jacobs’ career in athletics began, female sports were more of an afterthought in the Mahoning Valley. Now that she’s finishing up, the role of women in athletics is as strong as ever, and Jacobs is part of the reason why. The longtime assistant athletic director at ...

Lindor: All eyes on 2020

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is religiously following baseball’s COVID-19 protocols — social distancing, masks, temperature checks, you name it. He’s making sure others do the same. So on Monday, after taking batting practice at Progressive Field, Lindor urged ...

Indians, Pirates scheduled to begin season on July 24

Local Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Mookie Betts, Gerrit Cole and a pair of high-profile matchups are set for opening day as Major League Baseball begins its shortened 60-game season on July 23 in ballparks without fans amid the coronavirus pandemic. There are 14 games on July 24, including Kansas City at ...

Memorial to have no spectators

Local Sports

The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus at his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin (near Columbus) was in line ...

Class B results

Local Sports

Astro Falcons 7, Roth Brothers 3: Dom Pieto hit a double and drove in three runs for Astro. JJ Wetherholt and Matt Shepard each had a hit and scored twice, while Aiden Shepard and Dom Pilolli both hit triples and scored. Andrew Russell earned the win with 3 1/3 scoreless baseball. AJ Arp took ...

Boardman golfers reunite at YSU

Local Sports

Three straight trips to the Division I state boys golf tournament, the Boardman High School golfers remember it well. Brian Terlesky Jr., Bryan Kordupel, Cole Christman and Cade Kreps will be reliving the 2015-17 high school seasons this fall at Youngstown State University. The four Boardman ...

Time to move forward

Local Sports

CLEVELAND — Cleveland manager Terry Francona won’t sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Indians need to change their contentious nickname. “I think it’s time to move forward,” Francona said Sunday. Francona’s comments came two days after the Indians, amid a ...