Baker stays calm about future

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GATES MILLS — Baker Mayfield is letting everyone else stress over his contract situation and future with the Browns. He’s got other priorities. “I’m about winning,” Mayfield said Tuesday while hosting more than 300 youngsters at his football camp. “And I think everything will ...

Hubbard grad lives a BMX dream

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Hubbard native Nick Bruce always thought competing at the X Games was going to be the highest point of his BMX freestyle career. Because of the impact he was going to have on the younger generation, he was OK with that. Bruce fell in love with the sport by watching the annual event when he ...

Cowher was special

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On the surface, Bill Cowher looked like he wasn’t ready to be an NFL head coach. Too young. Too anonymous. Too unproven. So while the then-34-year-old Cowher might have been on the list to replace Chuck Noll following Noll’s retirement after the 1991 season, thanks to the enthusiastic ...

Chaney grad played a hand in baseball history

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YOUNGSTOWN — The newly unveiled Robinson-Shuba Commemorative Statue shows the two legendary baseball players frozen in a moment of historic significance, though its underlying meaning, symbolism and message must continue to move forward and endure for the ages, many say. “It’s important ...


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PITTSBURGH STEELERS (12-5 in 2020) CAMP SITE: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania LAST YEAR: The Steelers used a franchise-best 11-0 start to their fourth AFC North title since 2014. QB Ben Roethlisberger threw for 33 touchdowns in his return from right-elbow surgery that cut short his 2019 season. ...