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No. 1-ranked McComb defeats No. 7 Monroeville
MONROEVILLE — Jenna Huffman finished with 16 kills, eight digs, three aces and two solo blocks as McComb, the top-ranked team in Division IV, dispatched seventh-ranked Monroeville 25-15, 25-18, 25-20 …
Cross country: L-B girls win team title at Clay
OREGON — Liberty-Benton won the girls Division II-III team title and Findlay High School’s Isaiah Gaines was second in the Division I boys race to highlight the day for area runners at Saturday’s Oreg …
PREP FOOTBALL Saturday’s Results Around Ohio Akr. East 48, Akr. North 0 Akr. Garfield 24, Akr. Kenmore 6 Bellaire 61, Rayland Buckeye 0 Bergen Catholic, N.J. 14, Lakewood St. Edward 10 Bridgeport 26, …
Girls soccer: Van Buren stays perfect in NCOSA
SYCAMORE — Gabbi McCracken scored twice, while Taylor Gilliland and Kami Boney also added goals as Van Buren topped Mohawk 4-0 in a North Central Ohio Soccer Association girls game Saturday. Gilliland …
Boys soccer: Upper Sandusky remains unbeaten
UPPER SANDUSKY — Taylor Emerick knocked in three goals and unbeaten Upper Sandusky got the aid of an own goal from Marion Harding to roll to a 4-0 nonconference boys soccer win Saturday. Emerick’s sec …
Law enforcement official: Rice video directed to attention of NFL security boss
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The video of Ray Rice punching his fiancee inside a casino elevator was sent to NFL headquarters to the attention of league security chief Jeffrey Miller in April, a law enf …
H-L’s Gorrell earns co-medalist honor in sectional boys golf
GALION — Hopewell-Loudon senior Bryce Gorrell will get a chance to earn a spot in the state tournament for a second straight season after winning co-medalist recognition at Thursday’s Division III sec …
Fostoria beats Rossford twice
Both of Fostoria City Schools’ junior high football teams improved to 3-1 Thursday by defeating Rossford. The eighth-grade Redmen topped the Bulldogs 18-12 and Fostoria’s seventh-graders rolled to a 4 …
New Riegel tops Lakota twice in junior high play
NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel swept a pair of junior high matches from Lakota Thursday, winning the eighth-grade contest 26-24, 25-14 and the seventh-grade encounter 25-5, 25-12. Sarah Schalk had four kills …
Tigers beat White Sox, reach playoffs
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers looked dormant with the bats until a pitch from Chicago’s Chris Sale hit Victor Martinez around the back of his left shoulder. Then tempers flared, the benches and bu …
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Seahawks TE Miller undergoes ankle surgery
Seattle Seahawks starting tight end Zach Miller underwent surgery on his ankle during the bye week and is expected to miss two games, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen.
Orton takes over for Manuel as Bills QB
The Buffalo Bills made a change at quarterback Monday, benching first-round pick EJ Manuel in favor of veteran Kyle Orton.
Strong to Goodell: Colleges can do better job
College football programs need to do a better job of molding players into responsible adults, Texas coach Charlie Strong said Monday, a day after he visited with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Bridgewater feeling better, hopeful vs. Pack
The sprained left ankle of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are hopeful he will play against Green Bay.
Colts release WR Rogers after arrest for DUI
The Indianapolis Colts have released receiver Da’Rick Rogers following his arrest for driving under the influence early Monday morning.
Adande: Time for Blake Griffin to lead the Clippers
The power forward is at a stage in his career when he needs a signature season
KD plans return for 2016; LeBron undecided
While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketba …
Westbrook agrees with 'best PG in NBA' label
Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook couldn’t argue with his coach’s assessment Monday.
Clips add Cassell, Frank, Woodson as assistants
The Los Angeles Clippers officially added Sam Cassell, Lawrence Frank and Mike Woodson as assistant coaches, the team announced Monday.
Arnovitz: Clippers look cool, calm, collected
Despite tumultuous postseason, continuity reigns in Year 2 under Doc Rivers
Report: MLB to add 7th ump for LCS, Series
A person familiar with the plan tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball will tweak its postseason tradition and add a seventh umpire to rotate between the replay booth and field for the …
Pirates' Volquez to get start for NL wild card
The Pittsburgh Pirates will send Edinson Volquez to the mound for the NL wild-card game against the San Francisco Giants, the team announced Monday.
Brewers' Braun to undergo thumb surgery
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is scheduled to have surgery this week to fix a nagging nerve problem near his right thumb.
Red Sox coach Colbrunn might not be back
Greg Colbrunn, the Red Sox hitting coach who had a serious health scare earlier this season, expressed uncertainty Sunday that he would return for the 2015 season.
Boston greats honor Jeter in final MLB game
With a soldout Fenway Park packed with New York Yankees fans chanting Derek Jeter’s name, the Boston Red Sox honored the retiring New York captain.
Canes' J. Staal (broken leg) out 3-4 months
Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal is expected to miss 3-4 months after breaking a bone in his right leg during an exhibition game.
Source: Predators, Ellis agree on 5-year deal
The Nashville Predators have agreed to terms on a new deal with defenseman Ryan Ellis.
Flyers' Giroux feels 'better,' but no timetable
Flyers captain Claude Giroux is ahead of schedule in his recovery from an upper-body injury sustained in the opening moments of training camp, although there remains no timetable for his return to gam …
Pronman: NHL's top 25 under 25
Recent draft picks Nathan MacKinnon, Seth Jones surge to impressive spots
Rangers C Stepan breaks leg, out 4-6 weeks
New York Rangers top-line center Derek Stepan will miss four to six weeks after fracturing his fibula during a conditioning drill Wednesday.