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Indians clinch AL Central crown with 7-4 win over Tigers
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Indians clinch AL Central crown with 7-4 win over Tigers

By Noah Trister | Associated Press DETROIT -- The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers.

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Crestwood's Melina Edic finds motivation within herself to become great
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Crestwood's Melina Edic finds motivation within herself to become great 

By Jonah Rosenblum | Staff Writer On a gorgeous Saturday afternoon in Canton, Crestwood cross country coach Kim Ondash was happy with her star. Melina Edic had placed 15th at the Malone Invitational, almost a minute ahead of the next-best Crestwood runner.

Historic look at the football stadiums of Portage County and the Portage Trail Conference
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Historic look at the football stadiums of Portage County and the Portage Trail Conference 

On crisp Friday nights throughout the fall season, people are drawn to their area high school football stadiumts to cheer on their local teams. Student-athletes and coaches do the work on the field, while cheerleaders and band members help establish the unmistakable atmosphere.

Browns sticking with kicker Parkey despite Sunday's struggles
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Browns sticking with kicker Parkey despite Sunday's struggles

By Tom Withers | Associated Press CLEVELAND -- The Browns aren't kicking kicker Cody Parkey to the side just yet. Parkey missed three field goals, including a 46-yarder on the final play of regulation Sunday, as Cleveland lost 30-24 to the Miami Dolphins in overtime.

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Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Haynes fears the worst with wrist injury to starting QB Mylik Mitchell 

By Allen Moff | Staff Writer If you're a member or supporter of the Kent State football program, your worst fear when facing a rigorous non-conference schedule to open the season is suffering key injuries. The Golden Flashes' worst fear has been realized.

LeBron will stand for anthem, says 'scary' to be parent now
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

LeBron will stand for anthem, says 'scary' to be parent now

By Tom Withers | Associated Press INDEPENDENCE -- LeBron James has been horrified at the videos of police shootings and violence he's seen over the past few months. Like many Americans, he's anxious for change. He says it's not happening quickly enough.

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Mo Williams retires, Cavs make offer to J.R. Smith
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Mo Williams retires, Cavs make offer to J.R. Smith

Mo Williams retires, Cavalierss make offer to guard J.R. Smith INDEPENDENCE -- Guard Mo Williams has informed the Cavaliers he's officially retired.

By Tom Withers Ap Sports Writer
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

High School Roundup (Sept. 26): Ravenna girls soccer's 1-0 win over Alliance made possible by 

Record-Courier staff report GIRLS SOCCER RAVENNA 1, ALLIANCE 0 A first-half goal by freshman Avery Robinson held up for the Ravenna Ravens in a 1-0 non-league victory over Alliance on Monday at Portage Community Bank Stadium in Ravenna.

Garfield's Derek Miller, Rootstown's Laszlo Horvath advance to Windmill Division II District
Sep 27, 2016 4:00 AM

Garfield's Derek Miller, Rootstown's Laszlo Horvath advance to Windmill Division II District 

By Susan Jenior | CorrespondentThe best two golfers in the Portage Trail Conference County Division continued their solid play during Monday's Windmill Division II Sectional in Ravenna.

Arnold Palmer dies from heart trouble at age 87
Sep 26, 2016 11:25 PM

Arnold Palmer dies from heart trouble at age 87

Legendary golfer Arnold Palmer passed away due to heart problems on Sunday at the age of 87

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Cleveland Indians win American League Central Division championship
Sep 26, 2016 11:00 PM

Cleveland Indians win American League Central Division championship

DETROIT — The Cleveland Indians clinched the AL Central title Monday night, overcoming an injury to ace right-hander Corey Kluber in a 7-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers.

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Coming Tuesday in R-C Sports
Sep 26, 2016 8:05 PM

Coming Tuesday in R-C Sports

The Record-Courier's Tuesday sports section will feature the following stories and more: 1. Varsity All-Star feature on Crestwood girls cross country standout Melina Edic. 2. Feature story on the history of the area's high school football stadiums.

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Monday's High School Scoreboard
Sep 26, 2016 8:03 PM

Monday's High School Scoreboard

Monday's high school scoreboard for action throughout the Portage Trail Conference and Portage County. For expanded coverage of these scores, see Tuesday's print and digital editions of the Record-Courier.

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Associated Press high school football state poll
Sep 26, 2016 7:27 PM

Associated Press high school football state poll

FOOTBALL AP STATE POLL COLUMBUS — How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the third weekly Associated Press poll of 2016, by OHSAA divisions, with won-los

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Sep 26, 2016 7:18 PM

Mo Williams retires, Cavs make offer to J.R. Smith

INDEPENDENCE — Guard Mo Williams has informed the Cavaliers he’s officially retired.

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Kent State quarterback Mylik Mitchell out with wrist injury
Sep 26, 2016 12:09 PM

Kent State quarterback Mylik Mitchell out with wrist injury

Kent State redshirt freshman quarterback Mylik Mitchell will not play in Saturday's Mid-American Conference season opener against Akron after suffering a wrist injury during last Saturday's game at No. 1 Alabama.

By Allen Moff | Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2016 11:16 AM

Tom Nader's Twitter poll for this week is now live

Record-Courier sports editor Tom Nader's Twitter poll for this week just went live at www.twitter.

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Kent State football coach Paul Haynes looks back on Saturday's loss at No. 1 Alabama
Sep 26, 2016 4:00 AM

Kent State football coach Paul Haynes looks back on Saturday's loss at No. 1 Alabama 

Kent State football coach Paul Haynes was not thrilled with his team's performance in Saturday's 48-0 loss at No. 1 Alabama

By Allen Moff | Staff Writer
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Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident
Sep 26, 2016 4:00 AM

Miami Marlins star pitcher Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident 

Charismatic Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident at age 24 early Sunday

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Cleveland Indians' title celebration on hold after loss to White Sox
Sep 26, 2016 4:00 AM

Cleveland Indians' title celebration on hold after loss to White Sox

The Cleveland Indians missed an opportunity to clinch the AL Central Division title in front of their home crowd on Sunday

By Tom Withers | Ap