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Prep boys soccer: Harlow’s hat trick keys Bluffton’s 5-1 win
DEFIANCE — Cole Harlow scored three goals as Bluffton rolled to a 5-1 nonconference boys soccer win over Defiance on Saturday. Eli Bourassa and Douglas Nester also scored for the Pirates (2-1-2). Anth …
Prep volleyball: Arlington tops Grove, improves to 8-0
ARLINGTON — Whitney Dodds had 21 digs to go along with a pair of aces to power Arlington past Columbus Grove 25-18, 25-22, 25-16, in a nonconference volleyball match on Saturday. Dodds wasn’t the only …
Prep cross country: Grove boys second at own invitational
COLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove’s boys and Mohawk’s girls cross country teams both finished second in the Gray Division to lead area squads at Saturday’s Columbus Grove Invitational at Clymer Stadium. …
Rettig, Devils run over Shaw
Arlington’s Matt Glick, right, puts a stiff arm on East Cleveland Shaw’s Desmyn Young during Saturday’s game at Arlington. Arlington rolled up 249 rushing yards and beat Shaw 26-0. (Photo by Kent Tarb …
Prep football: McComb romps in season opener
McComb Quarterback Clay Grubb hurdles a Fisher Catholic player en route to a 25-yard run Saturday on McComb’s first offensive play of the 2014 season. Grubb finished the drive with a 6-yard scoring ru …
Stewart expresses sadness
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track Friday for the first t …
Big plays help Bulldogs defeat Redmen, 30-12
By SHANNON DOVE SPORTS WRITER TOLEDO “” Derek Kidwell’s head coaching debut with Fostoria High School’s football team didn’t go quite as planned, but it wasn’t all bad news. It looked like the game wa …
Mohawks fall, 44-6, in opener
By MATT NYE SPORTS WRITER DOLA — When a team has severe depth issues, it is hard to compete. Eighteen-player St. Wendelin came into the season opener knowing it can’t afford many injuries, but the Moh …
Tigers edge Yankees, 3-2
DETROIT (AP) — Aside from one big inning, this was a forgettable series for the New York Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi’s team can’t afford many more setbacks in the race for a postseason spot. “We can’ …
Serena Williams dominates in 2nd round win
NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at the U.S. Open. A …
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Sources: Manning, Gase didn't violate CBA
The NFL did not fine or implement any other punishment on the Denver Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning or offensive coordinator Adam Gase for an April visit when Gase and Manning crossed paths at th …
Sando: Surprise team candidates for 2014
Rams, Bucs, Vikings could all out-perform expectations this season
Raiders start rookie Carr, not Schaub, at QB
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
Catering CEO resigns after dog abuse video
Des Hague has resigned as CEO of sports catering giant Centerplate on Tuesday in the wake of a surveillance video showing him kicking his friend’s puppy and yanking it by its leash.
Brady on Mankins trade: Have to move on
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Tuesday that he’s “moving on” after the surprising trade of offensive lineman Logan Mankins last week.
Source: Spurs express interest in C Ayon
The San Antonio Spurs have expressed interest in signing Mexico star center Gustavo Ayon, ESPN.com has learned.
S. Sterling: Ballmer got Clips for 'bargain'
In an exclusive interview Thursday with The Associated Press, Shelly Sterling offered details of how she wound up negotiating one of the richest deals in sports after her husband’s racist rant got him …
Clips waive newly acquired Delfino, Raduljica
The Los Angeles Clippers waived Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica just three days after trading for both players, the team announced Friday.
Pacquiao courts World Peace for Filipino team
Manny Pacquiao has expressed interest in recruiting former NBA All-Star Metta World Peace to the Filipino boxing champion’s newest venture — professional basketball.
Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agree
Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
Rockies top Giants after resumed-game loss
Charlie Blackmon lined a two-out single in the ninth inning off reliever Sergio Romo, helping the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 10-9 on Monday and stop the Giants’ six-game win streak on a long …
Dunn homers in 1st at-bat as A's blast M's
Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup o …
Cards rally past Pirates, alone atop NL Central
Matt Holliday hit a go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning as the St. Louis Cardinals rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5-4, to seize sole possession of first place in the NL Central for the fir …
Astros fire manager Porter, shake up staff
The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, the team announced.
Reds plan to move RHP Bailey to 60-day DL
The Reds plan to transfer right-hander Homer Bailey to the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday, ending his chances of pitching again this season.
Veteran G Giguere retires after 16 seasons
The goaltender known as “Jiggy” is stepping away from the net.
Thornton, Marleau stripped of leadership roles
According to a report from Comcast Sportsnet, Sharks GM Doug Wilson and coach Todd McLellan said on Wednesday that they will begin training camp without any captain or alternate captains.
NHL's weighted lottery to change in next 2 years
Forget about tanking in the NHL. Bottoming out in the standings might not get you to the top of the draft.
Moore suit settled with Bertuzzi, Canucks
Former NHL player Steve Moore’s long-running lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks has ended with the sides agreeing to an out-of-court settlement.
BC standout Hayes, Rangers agree to deal
Coveted free agent forward Kevin Hayes has agreed to terms with the New York Rangers, the team announced Wednesday.