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Browns join group of those to skip offseason workouts

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CLEVELAND — Following the guidance and advice of Browns center and NFL Players Association President JC Tretter, Cleveland’s players joined a growing list of teams vowing to skip voluntary in-person workouts this offseason. The Browns followed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, ...

Rebels’ Sutton sets school mark

High School Sports

Softball Crestview’s Kaedyn Sutton broke the school’s single-game strikeout record with 17, and the Rebels’ Jensyn Seabrook drove in both of their runs in a 2-1 victory over Jackson-Milton. Sutton broke the record of 14, set by three former players. Fitch’s Lydia Spalding and Kayla ...

Padres earn split with Pirates

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PITTSBURGH — The San Diego Padres needed a boost with a showdown against the Los Angeles Dodgers looming. Manny Machado and Eric Hosmer didn’t wait to provide one. Machado hit his third home run of the season during a four-run first and Hosmer added a two-run single in the second as the ...

Clowney signs 1-year deal with Cleveland

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CLEVELAND — As he considered his next stop in the NFL, Jadeveon Clowney said there was something about the Browns that made them very appealing. “They’re winning,” he said. They are now, and Clowney wants to help them win it all. The dynamic free agent defensive end signed a ...

Wednesday highlights

High School Sports

BASEBALL Mathews’ Alex Nicholson tossed a one-hitter, striking out eight in the Mustangs’ 8-1 victory over Badger. Christian Mudrey added two doubles for Mathews (6-2). Liberty’s Trevor Strohmeyer struck out 13, and Liberty scored eight runs in the seventh inning to break open a tie ...

Strange season ends

YSU Sports

YOUNGSTOWN — An odd, somewhat frustrating season came to an abrupt end for the Youngstown State football team Wednesday. The Missouri Valley Football Conference announced the cancellation of the Penguins’ final game, which was set for Saturday against league rival North Dakota. According ...

Curbstone returns for 6 weeks of luncheons

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The Curbstone Coaches organization was founded in 1958, and over the past eight decades, the weekly Monday meetings and yearly hall of fame banquet have become staples of the Mahoning Valley’s sports scene. With the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on all sports nationwide over the past 13 ...

Chicago’s Rodon throws no-hitter to beat Indians

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CHICAGO — Carlos Rodon threw the second no-hitter of the young baseball season Wednesday night, losing his bid for a perfect game on a hit batter with one out in the ninth inning, and the Chicago White Sox cruised to an 8-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. The left-hander retired his ...

Prince leads Cavaliers’ win

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Taurean Prince scored a season-high 25 points with six 3-pointers, Jarrett Allen had 15 points and eight rebounds in his first action since March 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers handed the Charlotte Hornets their third straight loss at home Wednesday night, 103-90. Kevin ...

Bieber outpitches Giolito to beat White Sox

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CHICAGO — Shane Bieber wasn’t sure where this ranked among his best performances. The AL Cy Young Award winner knew it was high on the list. Bieber pitched three-hit ball over nine innings for Cleveland while Lucas Giolito nearly matched him before the Indians broke through in the 10th to ...