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Browns’ Mack, Williams return

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CLEVELAND (AP) — As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list of injured players on Sunday during a cringe-worthy afternoon across the NFL, Browns linebacker Mack Wilson felt several emotions. “Heartbroken,” he ...

Family ties

High School Sports

HUBBARD — A year ago Hubbard girl’s soccer coach Josh MacMillan felt there was no way to win a game when it came against his father, Scott MacMillan. His thought process was, how do you feel good about beating your hero? The last two years, he never had to fully process that feeling as ...

Tribe 1 win from postseason

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CLEVELAND — The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party’s on hold. In 2020, little goes as planned. “Everything is awkward this year,” acting manager Sandy Alomar Jr. said. “So you can add that to it.” Carlos Santana’s two-run ...

Northeast-8 runners to illuminate the night

High School Sports

Kim Grisdale noticed the excitement a few of her runners had last season, returning from a cross country race in southern Ohio. It wasn’t an ordinary race. Those runners decided to race in a night race instead of going to Poland’s High School homecoming. This year, in the era of the ...

Horse collar

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PITTSBURGH — A game seemingly in hand suddenly on the cusp of slipping away, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t overthink things. His team’s defense is built on one principle: attack. Needing a stop to turn back the surprisingly resilient Denver Broncos, the Steelers ...

OHSAA playoffs not for all area teams

High School Sports

The Ohio High School Athletic Association football playoff field is set — sort of. On Friday, the OHSAA released the regions for the upcoming playoffs, which begin Oct. 9. Schools had until last Thursday to opt into the playoffs, which this year is all-inclusive. A total of 664 schools ...

Carrasco, Ramirez help Tribe top Tigers

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DETROIT — With Carlos Carrasco looking sharp down the stretch, the Cleveland Indians could be a dangerous team in the postseason. Carrasco allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings, and Jose Ramirez homered twice to lift the Indians to a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. ...

LOCAL: YSU’s Phillips to speak

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Youngstown State University football coach Doug Phillips will be the guest speaker at today’s luncheon meeting of The Curbstone Coaches at the Avion Banquet Center on Western Reserve Road in Beaver Township. The event begins at noon and the public is welcome to attend. Please call Avion at ...

Cardinals edge Pirates

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PITTSBURGH — Yadier Molina hit a two-run homer and Jack Flaherty struck out 11 as the St. Louis Cardinals kept their hold on a postseason spot with a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday. Molina’s home run to the bleachers in left field came in the seventh inning off Derek ...

Conner expected to play vs. Broncos

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PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh running back James Conner believes he’ll be able to play on his balky left ankle today (1 p.m., CBS) when the Steelers host Denver in their home opener. Conner left a season-opening win over the New York Giants on Monday in the first half after something ...