Eastern Kentucky football coach Dean Hood, top left, and Ohio State coach Urban Meyer with participants in their football camp
GENEVA, Ohio — Even though Ashtabula is on the northeastern snowbelt swing of Ohio, back in the day, it still saw its occasional big-time visitor from major college football. Urban Meyer can remember when Ohio State’s Woody Hayes came to town.
Kevin Love hinted that a reported meeting with LeBron James at a hotel pool in Los Angeles last week helped persuade him to return to the Cavaliers.
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ approach last summer when they were trying to recruit LeBron James was twofold: They wanted to play to the idea that this was his home and, perhaps more important, that owner Dan Gilbert would spend whatever it takes to deliver a winner.
Blue Jackets fans were happy when their heads hit their pillows on Tuesday night. Brandon Saad, a burgeoning beast, had been acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks in a blockbuster trade that came out of nowhere.
Carlos Carrasco took a perfect game into the sixth inning and was one strike away from a no-hitter.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Carlos Carrasco was one strike away from throwing the Cleveland Indians’ first no-hitter in 34 years — and already considering ways to celebrate. A bit prematurely, as it turned out.
Reds ace Johnny Cueto was dazzling, striking out eight in eight innings and allowing a run.
CINCINNATI — Johnny Cueto got a standing ovation from the crowd of 26,459 as he walked off the field at Great American Ball Park after pitching the eighth inning, giving him what could be a final send-off.
The Clippers offense went silent again on Wednesday afternoon in a 2-1 loss to the Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field.
Bob Sowards tied for 10th for his fifth top-10 finish in 14 national championship starts.
Bob Sowards of Dublin tied for 10th place and Jeff Olson of Delaware tied for 16th on Wednesday in the PGA Professional National Championship in Philadelphia to earn spots in the PGA Championship in August.