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Only conference games for Big 10

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously ...

Schools need football season

Despite a recent change at the top of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, the organization remains focused on having a fall sports season, though that certainly could change. Bob Goldring took over as interim executive director on Monday, replacing Jerry Snodgrass who was executive ...

Not just another workday on PGA

DUBLIN, Ohio — Muirfield Village will look the same to those watching at home, minus the grandstands and thousands of spectators spread across the course Jack Nicklaus built. The challenge for the PGA Tour is to make it feel different to the players who will be in the Columbus area, the ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Welcome back to baseball “I don’t think I’ve ever seen a more festive occasion. Guys who hadn’t seen one another in years were crossing back and forth before the game to shake hands and visit. It was great.” — Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Frank McCormick, after the All-Star ...

Horses will get a fair start

CANFIELD — The Canfield Harness Horsemen’s Association (CHHA) will continue the traditional Labor Day weekend race card at the Canfield Fairgrounds this year. The only difference is they will be racing like NASCAR, with no fans in the stands. The announcement for the CHHA came on Tuesday ...

OHSAA makes a change at top

COLUMBUS — In these uncertain times because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ohio Athletic Association Board of Directors has made a change at the top. The board announced Monday night that Jerry Snodgrass is out as executive director and named Bob Goldring as interim executive director. No ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

Hometown hero: Alomar “I had a double in the World Series to tie a game that was great, but this home run in front of the home crowd was a great accomplishment. It’s a lifetime dream. You only get one chance in your career to play in an All-Star game in front of your home crowd, if ...

GOLF RESULTS

Pinky’s Tavern, Coil Line Service Eagle Pass League Standings: Dick Cope and Kevin Beresford 82.5, Jay Gamble and Lucian Clewell 80.5, John Arter and Scott Cope 80.5, Lenny VonFeldt and Steve Smith 80, Jerry Gabriel and Jeff Cain 79.5, Chuck Sluss and Brian Bostick 75.5, Chad Wood ...

Sports on TV

5:25 a.m. (ESPN) Korean Baseball: KT at Kia. 12:55 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Premier, Newcastle United at Manchester City. 1:25 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Serie A, Cagliari at Fiorentina. 2 p.m. (ESPN) The Basketball Tournament: Red Scare vs. Big X at Columbus, Ohio. 3:10 p.m. ...

Lindor focused on season, not future in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is religiously following baseball’s COVID-19 protocols — social distancing, masks, temperature checks, you name it. He’s making sure others do the same. So on Monday, after taking batting practice at Progressive Field, Lindor urged ...