Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:02:19 EST 1800 NFL seeks to dismiss ex-players’ painkillers suit http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368515/NFL-seeks-to-dismiss-ex-players-painkillers-suit SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The National Football League on Thursday asked a judge to toss out a lawsuit filed by former players who allege team officials gave them powerful painkillers and other drugs to keep them on the field without regard for their... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:54:07 EST Manning-Brady rivalry began in obscurity http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368486/Manning-Brady-rivalry-began-in-obscurity DENVER (AP) — The greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history began quietly with plenty of empty seats on a cloudy, cool and windy afternoon at Foxboro Stadium on Sept. 30, 2001. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:53:07 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368450/Local-Sports-Briefs Staff ReportHIGH SCHOOLTonight's Football GamesBeavercreek at Kettering Fairmont (5-4)Fairborn at XeniaFenwick (5-4) at Carroll Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:51:11 EST A lot is gone but young Buckeyes have high hopes http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150338434/A-lot-is-gone-but-young-Buckeyes-have-high-hopes COLUMBUS (AP) — Sam Thompson is an easy-going guy.The Ohio State swingman smiles a lot, likes talking and has a lot of friends. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:25:11 EST Royals look toward next season after dream run http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368497/Royals-look-toward-next-season-after-dream-run KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:54:05 EST New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368439/New-dynasty:-Giants-capture-3rd-title-in-5-years SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:50:09 EST LeBron starts new journey with Cavaliers http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150368422/LeBron-starts-new-journey-with-Cavaliers CLEVELAND (AP) — For LeBron James, the journey begins anew.Right back where it began.Cleveland's been waiting. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:49:07 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150353766/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLSkyhawk Athletic Club seeking members Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:42:08 EST Beavers knock off defending champ http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150354058/Beavers-knock-off-defending-champ LEBANON - Tristan Lyle and Matt Williams have sparked the Beavercreek offense all soccer season.So it should come as no surprise that Beavercreek's Dynamic Duo hooked to keep the Beavers' magical run going. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:58:12 EST Niemeier scores four goals in Bellbrook win http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150354107/Niemeier-scores-four-goals-in-Bellbrook-win MONROE — Bellbrook appeared to out-quick Cincinnati Wyoming, and the Golden Eagles' Shane Niemeier had a career scoring day, during Wednesday's Division II regional semifinal match at Monroe High School. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:57:10 EST Carroll falls in District Final http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150316299/Carroll-falls-in-District-Final BELLBROOK — Going into Saturday's District Final matchup against Cincinnati McNicholas at Bellbrook High School, the Carroll girls soccer team had been on a bit of a hot streak. They had won four in a row, including two postseason games... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:29:12 EST XHS grad to play pro soccer in Sweden http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150335432/XHS-grad-to-play-pro-soccer-in-Sweden XENIA — Playing professional soccer has been a life-long dream for Tyler Washington. He'd played the game since he was five years old, and the Xenia High School standout had always wanted to take his game to the professional... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:42:15 EST Sanu becoming Bengals’ playmaker http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150322659/Sanu-becoming-Bengals-playmaker CINCINNATI — Mohamed Sanu has made the spectacular, game-turning plays with Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green sidelined the last three weeks because of an injured toe. Soon, the Bengals might have them on the field together. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:00:08 EST Hail to the Rams and Golden Eagles! http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150321333/Hail-to-the-Rams-and-Golden-Eagles Congratulations are in order for the Greeneview Rams and the Bellbrook Golden Eagles, winners of their respective leagues. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:04:19 EST Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150338646/Mississippi-State-Florida-State-top-playoff-list Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn and Mississippi are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff rankings. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:35:14 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150338621/Local-Sports-Briefs Staff ReportHIGH SCHOOLFOOTBALLOHSAA Football Computer Ratings (As of Oct. 28, 2014)Southwest regions listed Wed, 29 Oct 2014 06:35:10 EST Teamwork sends runners to state http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150318494/Teamwork-sends-runners-to-state TROY — Beavercreek and Xenia Christian runners proved that cross country running truly is a team sport, during Saturday's Southwest Regional Cross Country Championships held at Troy Memorial Stadium. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 04:43:19 EST Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150294742/Steve-Nash-ruled-out-for-season-with-back-injury LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 15:22:11 EST Golden Eagles top Monroe, win SWBL title http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150295016/Golden-Eagles-top-Monroe-win-SWBL-title MONROE — After holding up the bottom two spots of the Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern division last season, the Bellbrook Golden Eagles and Monroe Hornets were batting for Southwestern Buckeye League, Southwestern Division supremacy... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:32:07 EST Ravens can take control of AFC North in Cincinnati http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/150294813/Ravens-can-take-control-of-AFC-North-in-Cincinnati CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ravens opened the season at home with their worst game.They were still digging out of the Ray Rice mess when they hosted the Bengals that first week. What happened next was ugly all around. Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:25:09 EST