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Toronto golf team tops Steubenville

TORONTO — The Toronto golf team defeated Steubenville on Wednesday at Dyer Country Club. The Red Knights finished with a team score of 179, besting Big Red’s 211. Cole Degarmo and Hunter Keenan finished as co-medalists, both shooting scores of 42. Also for Toronto, Andre Roach and ...

Lindor’s homer lifts Tribe

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor skipped down the third-base line, crossed home plate and suddenly couldn’t breathe. He wasn’t alone. Lindor connected for a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning as the Cleveland Indians again moved 10 games ahead of Minnesota in the AL ...

Mayfield not nervous before debut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield played on a big stage at Oklahoma, so he’s not scared of stepping onto football’s biggest one. The Browns rookie quarterback — and perhaps their QB of the future — will make his NFL exhibition debut Thursday night as Cleveland visits the New York ...

NCAA adopts basketball reforms for agents, the NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is taking steps to try to clean up college basketball, carving out a limited role for agents to work with players and changing pivotal parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based ...

Rose ready for PGA after injury at Firestone

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Justin Rose skipped playing practice rounds for the PGA Championship, preferring instead to rest a sore back that forced him to withdraw from last week’s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. He walked each nine at Bellerive Country Club, though, and he thinks that’s good ...

Browns WR had bullets, gun part

CLEVELAND (AP) — As Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway stood by, a police officer said he “got real nervous” when he found bullets and a gun part while searching the rookie’s vehicle. Callaway was cited for marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license after being ...

Hall of Famer Brown says he’d never kneel during the anthem

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back would never kneel during the national anthem. The 82-year-old Brown, who championed civil rights during his playing career and became an activist ...

Taillon, Bucs blow out Rockies

DENVER — It was Jameson Taillon for Pittsburgh and Chad Bettis for Colorado on Tuesday night at Coors Field. An intersection with special significance. Taillon beat Bettis in a matchup of pitchers who battled testicular cancer last year, and the Pirates hit three homers in a 10-2 victory ...

Brilliant to honor first hall of fame class

BRILLIANT — Brilliant High School graduated its last class in 1972. That closure left behind a rich tradition in athletics and academics. It’s a tradition that will have a chance to be revisited from Thursday through Sunday when the annual Brilliant Homecoming Celebration is held. ...

Buckeye tops Creek

BLOOMINGDALE — The Buckeye Local golf team competed in its second match in as many days on Tuesday, and picked up a 186-196 win over Indian Creek at Red Oaks Golf Course. The Panthers were led by Blake Ring-Fish’s score of 41, giving him medalist for the day. Emily Holzapfel shot a 44, ...