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Local golfer makes cut

MEDINA- Jared Wilson of Columbiana has made the cut at the 99th Ohio Open. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent State golf team, shot an even 69 at Weymouth Club in the second round. He is tied at 24th at 1-under in the 237-golfer field. Two other local ...

Mount swim teams honored

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has selected the University of Mount Union men's and women's swimming and diving teams for Scholar All-American honors. Mount Union was one of 461 schools to receive the award for the Spring ...

Equizi receives Florida Hall of Fame honors

Salem native Mark Equizi and Chris Halliday have been presented the Ernest Langford Pioneer Award and inducted into the Florida Region Hall of Fame. The Florida Region of USA Volleyball recognized the work that Halliday and Equizi put in at the beginning to make boys volleyball in Florida ...

Fine start for 2 local golfers

MEDINA — Paul Wackerly of Minerva and Jared Wilson of Columbiana each got off to fine starts at the 99th Ohio Open. Wackerly shot a 3-under 69 at the Fox Meadow Country Club to tie for 10th in the 237-golfer field. Wilson, a two-time Division III state champion who is now on the Kent ...

Pats fined $1.1M, lose pick for filming game last season

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots have been fined $1.1 million by the NFL for inappropriately filming the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline during a game last season. On Sunday, the league also took away a third-round pick in the 2021 draft. Also, the team’s production crew will not be ...

Kraft case heads to appellate court

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Prosecutors charging New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with twice buying sex from massage parlor prostitutes will attempt to save their case this week by arguing to an appeals court that his rights weren’t violated when police secretly video-recorded him in the ...

Watney bored during isolation, nervous about how he got virus

Monday marked the 10th day of self-isolation for Nick Watney, the minimum required for PGA Tour players who test positive for the new coronavirus. He said he is feeling good except for some minor fatigue, perhaps brought on by a major case of boredom, and except for the distinction of ...

NASCAR rolls on, through crisis and controversy

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The one thing NASCAR has always gotten right is its ability to keep the wheels turning. In crisis or coronavirus, the show finds its way to a race track and keeps plugging along. That has never been in doubt, at least not since 2001 when Dale Earnhardt died in a crash on ...

Plans change in MLB because of health issues

PHOENIX — The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches. A trio of players, including Diamondbacks pitcher Mike Leake and Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman, have announced they won’t be playing in the upcoming 60-game season. As ...

Santana out 80 games

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Edgar Santana will miss all of the abbreviated 2020 season after being suspended 80 games for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. MLB announced Sunday that Santana tested positive for Boldenone, a ...