Former attorney general to make Watson decision

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CLEVELAND — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has handed off Deshaun Watson’s discipline case to a lawyer with league connections and expertise in domestic violence and sexual assault. Goodell chose former New Jersey Attorney General Peter C. Harvey on Thursday to hear the league’s appeal ...

Penguins begin fall camp with excitement

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YOUNGSTOWN — The excitement was palpable Wednesday morning at Stambaugh Stadium, as Youngstown State began its fall camp ahead of of its Sept. 3 season opener against Duduesne and the rest of the 2022 season. “It’s like Christmas morning; it’s like opening presents,” said YSU coach ...

Guardians roll past Diamondbacks

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CLEVELAND — Amed Rosario hit a mammoth three-run homer and rookie Oscar Gonzalez added a solo shot, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Rosario’s career-long, 450-foot drive to dead center was the longest of the season at ...

Scrappers lose 7th straight

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NILES — The fourth inning hasn’t been kind to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in the first two games of their three-game series against West Virginia. On Tuesday, the Scrappers surrendered six fourth-inning runs in a 7-5 loss to the Black Bears. On Wednesday, West Virginia sent 11 ...

Reynolds’ leadoff HR in 9th powers Pirates past Brewers 8-7

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PITTSBURGH — Bryan Reynolds hit a solo homer to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning, powering the Pittsburgh Pirates to an 8-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Facing a 2-0 count, Reynolds sent a fastball from Devin Williams (2-1) 425 feet to right-center field for a ...