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HOF nominations due Monday STEUBENVILLE — Nominations for the Cathoic Central High School Athletic Hall of Fame are due by Monday. One may pick up a nomination form through email or at the school. For information, contact Carol Scurti at (740) 264-5538 ext. 103. Edison seeks girls ...

Cambridge eliminates Big Red again

STEUBENVILLE — Cambridge knew exactly what it was doing when deciding where to place itself in the Division II East district tournament. The Bobcats, who are the ninth seed, purposely chose to travel to No. 2 Steubenville Wednesday night because of a more favorable matchup. They eliminated ...

Steelers planning on Roethlisberger’s return in 2021

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers plan on having quarterback Ben Roethlisberger back for an 18th season. Team president Art Rooney II released a statement Wednesday saying he and Roethlisberger have met to figure out a way to ease the financial pressure caused by Roethlisberger’s ...

W.Va. Power baseball to continue in Atlantic League

CHARLESTON (AP) — Minor league baseball will continue in Charleston, West Virginia, as part of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. The West Virginia Power, the eight-team league and the city announced the affiliation Wednesday. The Power will compete in the South Division along ...

Bieber eager to talk new contract with Indians

CLEVELAND — Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber hopes to be talking about a new contract with the Cleveland Indians as soon as possible — maybe even this spring. They don't seem to be in quite the same rush. Earlier this week, Bieber — who at just 25 led the majors in wins, ERA and ...

Golf without Tiger Woods? Battered leg brings it closer to reality

The PGA Tour without Tiger Woods was always inevitable purely because of age. His shattered right leg from his SUV flipping down a hill on a sweeping road through coastal Los Angeles suburbs only brings that closer. Golf wasn't ready Wednesday to contemplate the future of its biggest star ...

Column: Woods survives but his career might not

The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to modern safety technology and a big dose of good luck. Alive and well, no. But alive nonetheless. The good news — no, ...

Crusaders advance to sectional final behind Miller’s 22

CALDWELL — On the strength of Charles Miller’s game-high 22 points and solid defense, Catholic Central advanced to the Division IV East sectional finals following a 36-35 victory over Caldwell on Tuesday. The Crusaders, the 12th seed, tentatively face third-seed Hiland (52-36 winners over ...

Tiger Woods seriously injured in crash on steep LA-area road

LOS ANGELES — Tiger Woods was in the driver's seat of a mangled SUV that rolled and ended up on its side down a steep roadway in the Los Angeles suburbs Tuesday morning, seatbelt still fastened, both legs seriously injured. He was lucid enough to give his name —"Tiger" — to the ...

Mitchell, Huskies explode for sectional victory over Warriors

CADIZ — It’s been an up-and-down regular season for Harrison Central. The Huskies, however, put their best paws forward Tuesday night in mauling Buckeye Trail, 68-33, in a Division III sectional tournament opener before a COVID-reduced but boisterous crowd. Coach Justin Clifford’s ...

Kapanen, Guentzel push Penguins to 3-2 OT win over Capitals

WASHINGTON — Kasperi Kapanen scored on a one-timer 1:43 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. The Penguins won for the fourth time in five games against the Capitals this season, including two in overtime and one in a ...

Playing tag is no kids’ game for NFL teams

(AP) — NFL teams could begin playing tag on Tuesday, and it's no kids' game for the 32 teams. Applying franchise and even transition tags to players can have major ramifications on a team's present and future. That was never more of a consideration than this year, with the salary cap ...

Ohio governor: Up to 30% of fans for spring pro teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's major league sports teams beginning their seasons this spring could be allowed up to 30% of fan capacity under approved pandemic plans, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said Monday. Permitting 30% of fans into stadiums would be contingent on social distancing and continued mask ...

WVU eyes win streak at TCU

Bob Huggins and Jamie Dixon have a long history with one another. The two head coaches have faced off countless times over the years, dating back to West Virginia’s days in the Big East Conference. Huggins, who has been with WVU since 2007, and Dixon, who served as the head coach at Pitt ...

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin dealing with COVID-19

(AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is dealing with COVID-19. Tomlin said Monday that he’s experienced “minimal symptoms” and remains in “good health.” The 48-year-old Tomlin did not disclose when he tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The team sent employees and ...

Mariners CEO Kevin Mather resigns after video comments

(AP) — Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather resigned Monday after video surfaced over the weekend of him expressing his views of the club's organizational strategy and making insensitive remarks about players. Mariners Chairman John Stanton said Mather's comments were inappropriate and do not ...

Padres, Fernando Tatis Jr. sign 14-year ‘statue contract’

SAN DIEGO — In discussing options for a long-term deal with electrifying young shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr., the San Diego Padres brought up the concept of "a statue contract." As in, if the kid is as good as Hall of Famers Tony Gwynn and Trevor Hoffman were, maybe in 15 or 20 years there ...

Dickinson’s 22 lifts No. 3 Michigan over No. 4 Ohio St.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a virtually empty Value City Arena, the matchup between No. 3 Michigan and No. 4 Ohio State in February looked more like an intense NCAA Tournament game in March: good shooting, timely 3-pointers, fierce play under the rim, few mistakes and some late drama. After six ...

Bell snags first Cup victory in another surprise Gibbs win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Christopher Bell chased down Joey Logano on the winding Daytona road course Sunday for his first career Cup victory and a coveted spot in NASCAR's playoffs. Bell won in his second race driving for Joe Gibbs Racing to give the team a pair of surprising victories ...

Big Red advances, avoids major upset to Creek with OT thriller

STEUBENVILLE — Big-time players will make big-time plays when a game is on the line, and such was the case for Steubenville's Zion Sawyer Saturday night. With second-seeded Steubenville leading No. 16 Indian Creek by one with 10.7 seconds left remaining in overtime, Big Red's Phaeton Hill ...