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Garrett out indefinitely

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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 ...

Scoreboard

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Regional semifinals FRIDAY’S SCORES Division I Region 1 ¯ Lakewood St. Edward 47, Euclid 9 ¯ Mentor 34, Can. McKinley 13 Region 2 ¯ Dublin Coffman 42, Tol. Whitmer 17 ¯ Springfield 37, Dublin Jerome 14 Region 3 ¯ Groveport-Madison 13, Powell Olentangy Liberty 7 ¯ ...

Favored by 51, Buckeyes’ backups expected to play

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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 ...

College sports signings

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The following area student-athletes have signed or will sign letters of intent or commitments to play their particular sport at the collegiate level. The signings listed are those that have been reported to the Tribune Chronicle or Vindicator: Student-athlete High ...

Source says Cherington is Bucs’ next GM

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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 ...

Browns’ DB has torn Achilles

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CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the injury says Cleveland Browns starting safety Morgan Burnett is done for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Burnett got hurt in the first half of Thursday’s 21-7 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, one of his former teams. Tests taken Friday ...

Badger’s Stanhope ready to go distance for James Madison

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HEBRON — Miranda Stanhope had a visitor from Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, the western part of the state. James Madison University was interested in the Badger High School senior standout distance runner. She’s been one of Division III’s best runners for the past couple of seasons, ...

Rough and tumble victory

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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns kept fighting long after the outcome had been decided, and it likely will cost them their best defensive player. And maybe their season. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and hit him with it in ...

NCAA regional appearance prepares Penguins XC for future

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The temperatures are getting colder, the days are getting shorter, but the Youngstown State cross country program was at work the past few weeks in Mill Creek Park preparing for its trip to Madison, Wisconsin, for the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet. YSU assistant cross country coach Eric Rupe ...

County football banquet set for Dec. 2

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Staff report The 45th annual Trumbull County Coaches Association football banquet is scheduled Dec. 2 at Leo’s Ristorante in Howland, beginning at 7 p.m. The county’s player of the year will be named at the banquet and the Korey Stringer Golden Helmet Award will be given to honor a ...

Smith-Schuster suffers concussion

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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 ...

Scoreboard

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Scoreboard OHSAA regional semifinal playoff pairings Seedings and records listed. All kickoffs at 7 p.m. unless noted. Friday’s games Division I Region 1 1 Mentor (11-0) vs. 4 Canton McKinley (9-2) at Twinsburg Tiger Stadium 2 Lakewood St. Edward (10-1) vs. 3 Euclid (9-2) at ...

Cavs can’t rally from big deficit against Heat

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CLEVELAND — The Miami Heat didn’t let a night of dominant play slip away in the fourth quarter. Rookie Kendrick Nunn scored 23 points, Bam Adebayo had 16 points and 15 rebounds and Miami, which led the entire game, held off a late Cleveland run and defeated the Cavaliers 108-97 on ...

Destiny: JFK faces Redskins

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WARREN — There is plenty of history between the Cuyahoga Heights and John F. Kennedy football teams — and not just against each other. Combined, they’ve been to three state finals in two different divisions since 2016. They’ve each reached the regional championship every year but one ...

McDonald’s Rasiles OK with move to W. Liberty

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It’s not often a teenage boy and his parents come to an agreement on a big decision. It was a cinch for the Rasiles. When the family came home from a trip to West Liberty University in West Virginia, they had much to ponder. Zach, a senior at McDonald High School, was attempting to pick ...

Steelers, Browns renew rivalry, plenty on line

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CLEVELAND — Separated by roughly 130 miles and six Super Bowl titles, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns have a hostile, historic rivalry resuscitated from being heavily one-sided to much more competitive the past few years. The hatred has never waned. “It’s a big game. ...

YSU Scouting Report: Week 11

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The Youngstown State football team may have officially hit rock bottom in a topsy-turvy season that has been in a downward spiral for weeks. The Penguins were whipped, 56-21, by a sub-par South Dakota team last week. It was the second-straight game YSU (4-5, 1-5 Missouri Valley Conference) ...

Ohio State’s Young to miss 1 more game for NCAA violation

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State star defensive end Chase Young will be held out of one more game as punishment for breaking NCAA rules by accepting a personal loan. The penalty was announced by Ohio State in a statement Wednesday. The school had sought immediate reinstatement from the NCAA. The ...

Turnovers, play plague YSU women

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MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The UPMC Events Center hosted its first women’s basketball game Wednesday on the campus of Robert Morris University and the Colonials christened the new facility with a dominating 58-43 victory over Youngstown State. Turnovers and poor play on the offensive end of ...

Hot start fuels No. 16 OSU past No. 10 Villanova

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Not even Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann saw this coming. His 18th-ranked Buckeyes looked NCAA Tournament-ready in their third game, racing out to a big lead, playing solid defense and smothering No. 10 Villanova 76-51 on Wednesday night for a significant early-season ...