INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — With two of Duke's star freshmen in foul trouble in the biggest game of the season, the Blue Devils found a championship-saving jolt from an unlikely source.
HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Monday night after being held hitless by AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber for nearly six...
CINCINNATI — Except for left fielder Marlon Byrd, it's the same Reds' everyday lineup as 2014.But, at least on Opening Day, Reds manager Bryan Price gave it a major batting-order shuffle.
CINCINNATI — Todd Frazier went up looking to get the ball in the air for a sacrifice fly.He got it airborne, plus a lot more.
Shawnee's Alyssa Windau limited Kalida to two hits in a 12-1 softball win on Monday.Shawnee (4-1) had a seven-run third inning and had five extra-base hits, including triples by Chloe Wolgamuth and Windau.
INDIANAPOLIS — Bo Ryan doesn't want to face Duke center Jahlil Okafor.“There's no way I could match up with him,” joked Wisconsin's gray-haired coach. “He'd kill me.”
CLEVELAND — LeBron James recorded his first triple-double since coming home, and the Cleveland Cavaliers made 16 3-pointers while winning their 18th straight home game, 99-94 over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and...
CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto will get his uncertain season started in the ballpark where he made a little Reds history with one swing last September. Made the Pirates sick at heart, too.
HOUSTON — The Houston Astros talked all winter about how much better they will be this season.On Monday against Cleveland they'll get their first chance to prove it.
CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber has financial security and the Indians figure to have their ace for at least five more years.
Nearly everyone around Major League Baseball knows Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Kentucky guard Andrew Harrison apologized Sunday for directing an obscenity and a racial slur at Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky during a postgame news conference at the Final Four.
WASHINGTON — Visiting a struggling pitcher on the mound, Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver advised, “If you know how to cheat, start now.” Be advised that using Google while taking this opening day baseball quiz is...
LIMA — For Xavier Simpson, being coached by his father isn't anything new.Growing up, his father, Quincy, was always right by his side, helping him hone his basketball skills.
BATH TOWNSHIP — It was quite a run for the Bath Wildkitten seniors.Four Western Buckeye League titles.A WBL record of 36-0.One state appearance and three trips to the regionals.
CINCINNATI — One might have thought that a Reds' 76-86 season would cause management to back up the truck to the Great American Ball Park in the offseason.But that wasn't the case.
CLEVELAND — It was a good year at Progressive Field in 2014.The Indians finished third in the American Central at 85-77, five games out of first.
LIMA — It was the Lima Senior Spartan Invitational.However, it was the Wapakoneta Redskins who stole the show at the annual track invite.
LIMA — Lima Senior swept a softball doubleheader against Toledo Woodward on Saturday.
INDIANAPOLIS — Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren't undefeated, either.
INDIANAPOLIS — Two star freshmen, a solid senior and some of the trademark defense Duke has long been known for have the Blue Devils back in the national championship game.And in Indianapolis, no less.
High SchoolsBoys TennisNorwalk 3, Wapakoneta 2At NorwalkSinglesEmerson Hager (W) def. Andrew Herner, 6-0, 6-1.
This past Thursday, I attempted to squeeze a brilliant season of the WOHSBC as well as the rebirth of the bowling programs of Lima Shawnee and Lima Senior High into a very tight package.