Beijing celebrates winning the 2022 Winter Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — Lion dancers swayed and confetti canons erupted Friday as news came that Beijing would become the first city to host both the sum...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Triathletes shrug off water warnings, swim in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings th...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Big Ten touts plan for tougher schedules as playoff push

CHICAGO (AP) — The College Football Playoff has turned strength of schedule into a constant talking point, with each conference claiming its roa...

July 31st, 2015 |  



Blue Jays pull off second big trade of week

DETROIT — Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by th...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Patriots trying to ignore ‘Deflategate’ noise

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Fans drove to Gillette Stadium past a booth selling “Free Tom Brady” T-shirts.Then, when they arrived for the Ne...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Four Buckeyes suspended for football opener

CHICAGO — Ohio State will face one of its toughest tests of the season without its best defensive player and three talented receivers.The Buckey...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Local Sports Briefs

PARATRIATHLONNorman set for Rio Games testXenia Christian High School student Grace Norman arrived in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday morning foll...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Scouts fall to Hamilton in Game 1 of GLSCL playoff series

The host Hamilton Joes defeated the Xenia Scouts, 5-2, Thursday night in the opening game of the best-of-three Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League pl...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Brady fights on, files lawsuit to stop suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, ...

July 30th, 2015 |  


Browns motivated by lack of national respect

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Everywhere he’s looked, Browns coach Mike Pettine has seen his team picked to finish no higher than fourth in the bruta...

July 30th, 2015 |