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Garrett hurts foot in practice

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BEREA — Myles Garrett limped off the field Wednesday, a scary sight for the Cleveland Browns. The No. 1 overall draft pick sustained an injury to his left foot late in practice while rushing quarterback Brock Osweiler during a two-minute drill. The severity of the injury is not yet known, ...

Browns QB Kizer making progress

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BEREA — His head is swimming with new terms, plays and formations. He’s got endless film to watch, notes to take and there’s a playbook nearly as thick as any finance text he carried around at Notre Dame. But fresh out of college, DeShone Kizer’s treating his job as an NFL quarterback ...

Miller tagged again as Indians lose to Dodgers

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland relief ace Andrew Miller gave up a tiebreaking home run for the second straight night — a solo shot to pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez in the eighth inning — and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Indians 6-4 on Wednesday night. Hernandez, batting for Chase ...

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Jack DelGarbino of Girard has had success thus far this summer in offseason wrestling tournaments.

Summer on the mat

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Finishing fourth in the state wrestling tournament — as a sophomore — wasn’t good enough, and outside of a championship, not much is acceptable for Jack DelGarbino. A soon-to-be junior at Girard High School, DelGarbino isn’t wasting any of his summer relaxing. The 6-foot-3, 250-pound ...

Rookie rocks Tribe

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CLEVELAND — Clayton Kershaw extended his unbeaten string and rookie Cody Bellinger hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning off Andrew Miller that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night. Kershaw (9-2) allowed ...

Daughter says OK, Bornemiss takes job

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Joe Bornemiss was in a quandary, unsure of how to approach the situation. He consulted his daughter, Cara, who will be a senior at Mathews High School. Joe has coached his daughter in girls basketball, but that all changed June 5 as the Maplewood Board of Education hired him as boys ...

Resurgent McCutchen, Jaso lead 5-2 victory

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PITTSBURGH — The first two months of the season were a mess for Andrew McCutchen and John Jaso, a mish-mash of strikeouts and missed opportunities. A change of scenery appears to have done more than a bit of good for both. The rest of the Pittsburgh Pirates, too. Jaso drilled a pinch-hit ...

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Warren G. Harding quarterback Lynn Bowden takes the snap as Niles’ Joey Kendall, right, provides protection during a recent Jack Arvin Classic practice in McDonald.

Area standouts develop cohesion during practice

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McDONALD — The word chemistry is one often talked about by coaches in all sports. It’s either the missing link or the focal point that determines success or failure. In high school, players generally have years to work with coaches and teammates to develop the right balance of competition ...

Breakthrough win for Blaney a vintage victory

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. NASCAR’s newest winner arrived home in North Carolina to coolers filled by Dale Earnhardt Jr. with ice cold beer. He partied until 4 a.m. and finally went to sleep after Dale, Ricky, Danica, Bubba and all the rest went home. Back up at 9 Monday morning, Ryan Blaney ...

Warriors’ run

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the ...

OSU’s Smith says Holtmann was top choice

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s search for a new basketball coach began and ended with Butler’s Chris Holtmann. Holtmann was offered the job by Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith one day after Thad Matta’s firing was announced, but didn’t accept until two days later after Smith agreed ...

Spring sports all-stars

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Baseball North Coast League White Division ¯ MVP: Collin Hohman, Trinity ¯ Coach of the Year: Don Lee, John F. Kennedy First Team Clay Anderson Trinity Jr. Ryan Galle Kennedy Sr. Aaron Hoffman Aquinas Sr. Ryan Lee Kennedy Sr. Kevin McSweeney Trinity Jr. Drew ...

Legend in Niles

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Ryan Villopoto’s engine is revving beneath him. The dirt flies up from the two wheels around the sharp turns, finding traction around the hairpin turns along with the peaks and valleys, vigorously testing the suspension of his Kawasaki motorcycle. That’s all going on as a gaggle of other ...

King returns to form

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HARTFORD — After going winless for nearly two years at Sharon Speedway, Rex King of Bristolville won on opening night 2017 on May 20, then showed Saturday night during Fan Appreciation Night that he was back in top form. King found himself back in victory lane after dominating the non-stop ...

Penguins’ 5th championship is repeat

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year. Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first team in nearly two decades to repeat as ...

Irving steps forward when things are down

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OAKLAND, Calif. — Whether it’s his lightning quick dribble, supreme confidence that doesn’t seem to waver or ability to score from almost anywhere on the court, Kyrie Irving seems to be at his best when things look the bleakest for the Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James said his teammate ...

Carrasco, bullpen beat Sox

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CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco got the Cleveland Indians to the sixth inning, and Andrew Miller and company took over from there. Miller, Bryan Shaw and Cody Allen combined for 3 2/3 innings of one-hit relief, helping the Indians top the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Sunday. “We have an ...

Diaz gets key hit to back Nova and Bucs’ bullpen

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PITTSBURGH — Elias Diaz is filling in quite nicely for injured catchers Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart. Diaz drove in two runs, Ivan Nova pitched six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Jeff Locke and the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday. Diaz drove in Jose Osuna and David ...

MICHAEL G TAYLOR | WARREN TRIBUNE CHRONICLE-12-03-16; 2nd qtr, JFK's #44 Jacob Coates looks for an opening. OHSAA D7 Football ChampionshipJohn F Kennedy Eagles vs Minster Wildcats at Ohio Stadium on OSU Campus in Columbus, OH

JFK star more than a speedy athlete

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WARREN — Being a state champion in two different sports brought a lot of attention to John F. Kennedy’s Jacob Coates. The super-speedy Coates was a borderline prodigy, winning the 200-meter dash as a sophomore for the Eagles. He duplicated that feat on the football field, leading JFK on a ...