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OSU hires outside firm

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COLUMBUS — Ohio State will rely on an outside law firm to investigate what coach Urban Meyer knew and did about domestic abuse accusations against a former assistant, a process expected to be completed within two weeks, the university said Sunday night. Ohio State said in a release that a ...

Farewell to Akron

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AKRON — Nervous at the start, Justin Thomas was in full control at the Bridgestone Invitational to the end. He had a four-shot lead and faced a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole that would only determine his margin of victory. And then he nearly lost it. He marked his ball, turned ...

Mr Freeze chills out at West Virginia Derby

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — Mr Freeze, in only his fourth start, chilled a solid bunch of 3-year-olds with a strong front-end victory in the $500,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort on Saturday. Owned by Jim Bakke and Gerald Isbister and trained by ...

A real fish story

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It’s August, and I’d like to tell you that the fish are jumping into my boat, but that would really be fake news, and I try to keep this column honest. It’s not that I’m not trying. On one day last week I tried to beat the hot sun, and the hot speed boats, by getting on the lake by ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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One hole,two aces COLUMBIANA — Two golfers had holes-in-one on the second hole at Valley on Saturday. Dr. John Catlin, 72, of Columbiana, used a 6-iron to ace the 140-yard hole. He was playing with his wife, Jackie. Ryan Stewart, 36, also of Columbiana, used a pitching wedge for his ...

GOLF RESULTS

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Thursday Night Scramble League at Beaver Creek Meadows STANDINGS: Sons of American Legion Post 121 96, Days Inn 91 1/2, T&C Masonry 86 1/2, Pancake Auto Body 85 1/2, Team Nike 78 1/2, Tucked Away Storage 73 1/2, Shagnot Construction 73, Country Girl Custom Design 51 1/2. Monday Night ...

Hall of Fame adds eight

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CANTON — One of the great leaders football has seen, Ray Lewis used his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech to call for more enlightened leadership in our country. The last of the seven members of the class of 2018 on hand to be enshrined, Lewis eschewed notes and the lectern, ...

Lots of possible scenarios at Mountaineer

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NEW CUMBERLAND, W.Va. — With no standout in this year’s $500,000 West Virginia Derby, the race provides an opportunity for not only a very good payday but a chance for 3-year-olds to pass an important test that can set the table for the late summer and fall racing season. One of the Derby ...

Clipper Series celebrates 20

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From Staff Reports COLUMBIANA — The Columbiana Clipper Cross Country Series celebrated its 20th anniversary with a big turnout on Wednesday at the Ward Athletic Complex. A total of 236 runners took to the 3K middle school course. It was largest field for a series event. Erik Reed took ...