Local Sports Briefs

PARATRIATHLONNorman headed to Rio test eventXENIA — Grace Norman has spent most of July preparing for the International Triathlon Union’s ...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Scouts ignite for 14-7 win over Galion

Scouts ignite for 14-7 win over Galion

GALION — It spreads like a wild fire.First, Lee Solomon barrels on home to score from second on an infield error. Then, David Gauntt legs a rout...

July 28th, 2015 |  


Royals get Cueto in trade with Reds

Associated PressKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospec...

July 28th, 2015 |  



Blatter heads to Russia for first foreign trip since crisis

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter is due in Russia on Thursday for his first overseas trip since the arrests of fellow s...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Johnson’s life in focus after baseball career

PHOENIX — With great enthusiasm, in great detail, Randy Johnson talks of watching through a camera lens as wild dogs in Africa chased a leopard ...

July 27th, 2015 |  


Bell wins Mud Summer Classic at Eldora

ROSSBURG — Christopher Bell won the Mud Summer Classic on Wednesday night at Eldora Speedway in his third career start in the NASCAR Camping Wor...

July 27th, 2015 |  


IndyCar’s Karam defends himself after Carpenter criticism

NEWTON, Iowa — Despite getting dressed down by Ed Carpenter after some close racing in Iowa, rookie Sage Karam offered the IndyCar veteran an em...

July 26th, 2015 |  


Athletes adjusting to cameras all over arenas, stadiums

When LeBron James pulls into the parking lot at Quicken Loans Arena, there are cameras waiting.They follow him into the arena, record him walking down...

July 26th, 2015 updated: July 26th, 2015. |  


After stunning Gold Cup loss, US looks for positive spin

ATLANTA — Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss...

July 26th, 2015 |  


AP source: Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was “met with silence” by the NFL,...

July 26th, 2015 |