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Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

MAC Men's Basketball Roundup (Feb. 28); Last-place Miami upsets regular-season champ Akron

The RedHawks (11-19, 4-13) entered at the game at the bottom of the Mid-American Conference East Division while the Zips had already clinched the outright conference title and the No.1 seed in next week's tournament

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Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

NHL trade deadline roundup (Feb. 28): Blue Jackets sign Bergeron to two-way contract

Bergeron was signed to a two-way AHL-NHL contract, which means he'll make more money if he is called up from AHL affiliate in Cleveland, where he's been playing this season

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Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Condley, Nader share first basketball picks title 

Record-Courier Sports Editor Tom Nader and Staff Writer Chuck Condley finished tied at the top of the first-ever Varsity Extra Basketball Picks. Both shared an overall record of 74-25.

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Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

MLB Roundup (Feb. 28): Pitchless intentional walks could start this week

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the change, which the players' association has said it will agree to for 2017, is among the rule changes that have been distributed to teams

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Tate's late layup lifts Ohio State men's basketball past Penn State, 71-70
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Tate's late layup lifts Ohio State men's basketball past Penn State, 71-70

Jae'Sean Tate sank a layup with three seconds left to lift Ohio State to a 71-70 win over Penn State

By Travis Johnson Associated Press
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State Baseball: Hitting, pitching, defense: It's all there in Flashes' hot start to year 

Kent State baseball coach Jeff Duncan takes a look back at last weekend's series at Florida International.

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

NFL Roundup (Feb. 28): Punter Colquitt, Browns agree to 4-year extension

Colquitt set a single-season record for net average (40.3 yards) in his first year with Cleveland in 2016.

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Kent State men's basketball edges Bowling Green 74-67 for fifth straight win
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State men's basketball edges Bowling Green 74-67 for fifth straight win 

After opening the month by losing two of their first three games, the Golden Flashes (18-12, 10-7 MAC) surged into a five-way tie for second place in the mess that is the Mid-American Conference standings

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Maiorca's clutch fourth quarter rallies Windham boys basketball to sectional win
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Maiorca's clutch fourth quarter rallies Windham boys basketball to sectional win 

The 5-foot-6 Windham sophomore guard scored 11 of his game-high and season-high 20 points in the final eight minutes to rally the Bombers to a 57-47 Orwell Division IV Sectional semifinal victory over visiting Kinsman Badger

By Eric Clutter Correspondent
Crestwood boys basketball stages stunning rally to advance in sectional
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Crestwood boys basketball stages stunning rally to advance in sectional 

No. 8 Crestwood rallied past No. 10 Chagrin Falls, 85-77, Tuesday evening in Mantua

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
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Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

PTC Girls Basketball Report (Feb. 28): With Radcliff's return, Southeast family is complete 

On Monday evening, the sophomore forward was back, feeling a lot better, and the Pirates family was complete -- just in time to help Southeast to a harrowing win over second-seeded Warren Howland in a Austintown Division II District semifinal.

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
Rootstown boys basketball shows true grit in rally that falls just short
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Rootstown boys basketball shows true grit in rally that falls just short 

The Rootstown Rovers fell just short of defeating the visiting Berkshire Badgers on Tuesday night, dropping their Warren Division III Sectional semifinal 43-41

By Stanley Zalewski Correspondent
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Swartz banks in 3 at buzzer to save Mogadore boys basketball, 80-77 

Wildcats survive scare from Hillsdale to reach sectional finals

By Taylor Rosen Correspondent
Mar 1, 2017 4:00 AM

Bissler, Fall power Garfield boys basketball past Youngstown Liberty, 88-56 

Tommy Bissler led the G-Men with 31 points, while Dalton Fall left jaws hanging all night long, knocking down eight 3-pointers in the contest to finish with 26 points in the G-Men's sectional semifinal victory

By Aaron Corpora Correspondent
Tuesday's High School Scoreboard
Feb 28, 2017 8:21 PM

Tuesday's High School Scoreboard

Tuesday's area high school scores

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Coming Wednesday in R-C Sports
Feb 28, 2017 7:12 PM

Coming Wednesday in R-C Sports

Coming Wednesday in Record-Courier sports

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Southeast advances to first-ever district final with tournament win over Howland
Feb 28, 2017 9:13 AM

Southeast advances to first-ever district final with tournament win over Howland 

The Pirates performed a touching rendition of Beauty and the Beast. They staged a Beauty-like opening 12 minutes to take a 31-15 lead. Danielle Norquest and Andrea Radcliff went into beast mode to secure No. 5 Southeast’s 61-53 win over No.

By Jonah Rosenblum | Staff Writer
Feb 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Indians 2B Kipnis sidelined by rotator cuff injury

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Cleveland Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis has a rotator cuff strain and will stop throwing for a couple days. Kipnis got a cortisone shot on Saturday, and manager Terry Francona didn't sound very worried about the situation.

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Browns release veteran WR Andrew Hawkins
Feb 28, 2017 4:00 AM

Browns release veteran WR Andrew Hawkins

CLEVELAND -- Andrew Hawkins gave the Cleveland Browns experience and leadership. They'll have to find it elsewhere.

By Tom Withers Associated Press
LeBron shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95
Feb 28, 2017 4:00 AM

LeBron shakes off strep throat, leads Cavs past Bucks 102-95 

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James returned from a bout with strep throat and scored 24 points, Kyrie Irving added 25 and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Milwaukee Bucks 102-95 on Monday night.

By Tom Withers Associated Press