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Martinez, Holliday, Cards stay close in race, blank Pirates

Carlos Martinez pitched seven sharp innings.

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:04 am

Player of the Game: Canfield’s Jake Cummings

Canfield's Jake Cummings was named Player of the Game for his play in the Cardinals 24-20 win over Boardman.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 11:50 pm

Fleury Blanks Blackhawks in 1-0 preseason victory

Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 11:44 pm

Merritt wins first start as Indians beat Royals 7-2

Ryan Merritt retired the final 13 batters he faced.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 11:42 pm

Mahoning Dem chairman dismayed over GOP chair's mention of KKK

The Republican chairman acknowledges making the statement, but says the newspaper shouldn’t have used it

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:10 am

Former YPD cop charged with neglecting sister’s care before she died

Barbara F. Copeland is charged with neglecting her sister, who weighed 70 pounds at death. The coroner’s office ruled Field's death was cause by a stroke, with malnutrition, dehydration and mental illness as contributing factors.

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:09 am

Work on Wick Ave. starts Monday, disruptions expected near YSU

The road will be under construction until Sept. 18, 2017

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:08 am

Faithful knitters make prayer shawls for veterans

The knitting group is at St. James Episcopal Church in Boardman.

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:07 am

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Rain halts New Zealand reply against India

India's Wriddhiman Saha plays a shot during the second day of the second Test against New ZealandRain interrupted play in the afternoon session in Kolkata with New Zealand at 85 for four on day two of the second Test against India on Saturday.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:23 am

Which stadiums were used for less time than Turner Field?

This March 21, 1961, file photo, shows an aerial view of Wrigley Field baseball stadium in Los Angeles. Far less famous than its namesake stadium in Chicago, this was another minor-league park that was temporary home for the expansion Los Angeles Angels their first season. The Angels moved to Dodger Stadium the following year as tenants to the city's other major league team until Anaheim Stadium opened in 1966. (AP Photo/File)There are a handful of stadiums in Major League Baseball's modern era that were used for fewer seasons than Atlanta's Turner Field, which has been home of the Braves since 1997.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:23 am

Memorable moments in the history of Turner Field

ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY, OCT. 1 - In this July 19, 1996, file photo, American swimmer Janet Evans , right, looks on as Muhammad Ali lights the Olympic flame during the 1996 Summer Olympic Games opening ceremony in Atlanta. Turner Field began its brief life as the main stadium for the 1996 Summer Olympics. After just two decades as the home of the Atlanta Braves, it's headed for another transformation. The Braves are moving to the suburbs next season, leaving the Ted to Georgia State University. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)On Sunday, the Braves will play their last game at Turner Field and the stadium will move on to its next chapter, likely as a college football field. Since it opened for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, it's been the site of many memorable moments:


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:22 am

Orthodox delegation stays away from pope's Mass

Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a Mass at the Meskhi stadium in Tbilisi, Georgia, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The pontiff is traveling to Georgia and Azerbaijan for a three-day visit. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Pope Francis' efforts to improve relations with the Georgian Orthodox Church suffered a public setback Saturday after the patriarchate decided not to send an official delegation to his Mass and repeated that Orthodox faithful cannot participate in Catholic services.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 4:17 am


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Trailing Europe try to build on Ryder Cup momentum

Rory McIlroy of Team Europe reacts on the 16th green after making a putt to win the match during afternoon four-ball matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup, at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minnesota, on September 30Europe try to capitalize on momentum from an impressive fightback against leaders United States, at the Ryder Cup on Saturday, with Rory McIlroy out to avenge a last-hole loss. The United States lead Europe 5-3 entering Saturday's four morning alternate shot foursomes and four afternoon four-ball matches at Hazeltine, where the biennial team golf event concludes with 12 singles matches on Sunday. Europe have won three in a row, six of the past seven and eight of the last 10 Cup showdowns, but this US lineup features 12 of the world's 31 top players while Europe has six newcomers.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 2:47 am

US cling to 5-3 Ryder Cup lead after Europe fightback

Team USA's Phil Mickelson (L behind) Rickie Fowler, and Team Europe's Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan gather during the morning foursome matches at the 41st Ryder Cup, at Hazeltine National Golf Course in Chaska, Minnesota, on September 30, 2016Rory McIlroy took a bow before hostile fans after completing a European fightback at the Ryder Cup, but the United States still led 5-3 thanks to a foursomes whitewash. "They seemed to birdie every hole and Rory made a bunch of them," US captain Davis Love said.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 1:21 am

Darvish fans 12 as Texas Rangers clinch MLB home field advantage

Yu Darvish of the Rangers throws against the Tampa Bay Rays in the second inning, at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on September 30, 2016The Texas Rangers' Japanese pitching ace Yu Darvish struck out a season-high 12 batters as the Rangers secured home-field advantage throughout the Major League Baseball playoffs with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Darvish Friday became just the third pitcher in Rangers history to strike out at least a dozen in six innings, joining Nolan Ryan and Matt Perisho. "I had good results today," said Darvish, whose 12 strikeouts were the most he's had in a start since 2014.


Posted on 1 October 2016 | 1:20 am

McIlroy hopes eagle dance inspires Team Europe

Team Europe's Rory McIlroy (R) and Thomas Pieters defeated Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar 3 and 2 to lead an afternoon chargeRory McIlroy helped reinvigorate a European challenge with an emotional celebration on the 16th hole after he drained a walk off eagle putt to cap the first day of the 41st Ryder Cup. McIlroy and playing partner Thomas Pieters defeated Dustin Johnson and Matt Kuchar 3 and 2 to lead an afternoon charge that saw Europe claim three of four four-ball matches Friday at Hazeltine National golf course. "We want to ride this little wave of momentum we have," said McIlroy.


Posted on 30 September 2016 | 10:48 pm


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HSGOTW: Lorain defeats Shaw 34-7

The fifth edition of the Cleveland Browns High School Game of the Week was between the Lorain Titans and the Shaw Cardinals. The Titans' rally in the second half led to the 34-7 victory.

Posted on 1 October 2016 | 12:53 am

Snack Chat with Emmanuel Ogbah

Emmanuel Ogbah answers some questions from the Dawg Pound in this week's Snack Chat.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:13 pm

Ray Horton expresses what influenced him

Defensive Coordinator Ray Horton discusses what has influenced him throughout his coaching career.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 1:00 pm

Wilson: Our run game identity is coming together

Run game coordinator Kirby Wilson addressed the media on Friday, September 30, 2016.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 12:38 pm