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Jun 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Steve Kerr forgets to mention Curry during championship parade rally speech

Steve Kerr forgot to single out Stephen Curry during his speech at the Golden State Warriors' championship parade rally

By Marcus Thompson Ii | The Mercury News
Jun 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Title IX reforms needed at University of Tennessee

An independent commission recommended changes at the University of Tennessee on Saturday to address "hostile sexual environment" allegations a year after a multimillion-dollar settlement of a Title IX case

By Steve Megargee Associated Press
Babby Speaks To Chamber
Jun 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Babby Speaks To Chamber

Ken Babby, owner of the Akron RubberDucks minor league baseball team and a favorite speaker of the Kent Area Chamber of Commerce, spoke to over 50 attendees recently at Laziza Restaurant

Blaney's success has Ford riding high in Michigan
Jun 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Blaney's success has Ford riding high in Michigan

Ryan Blaney, fresh off a victory at Pocono last weekend, hopes to drive Ford to another title this weekend in Michigan

By Noah Trister | Ap
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Hamlin edges Byron in Xfinity thriller
Jun 18, 2017 4:00 AM

Hamlin edges Byron in Xfinity thriller

Denny Hamlin edged William Byron in a thrilling Xfinity Series race in Michigan on Saturday

By Noah Trister | Ap
NCAA penalties outrage Pitino, Louisville plans to appeal
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

NCAA penalties outrage Pitino, Louisville plans to appeal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The NCAA didn't feel Louisville went far enough with its self-imposed sanctions following a sex scandal investigation, so the governing body Thursday handed down a few more. An outraged Rick Pitino feels the NCAA went too far.

By Gary Graves Associated Press
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Irregular heartbeat lands Tigers' Victor Martinez on DL

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have put designated hitter Victor Martinez on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat. Martinez came out of Thursday's win over Tampa Bay in the seventh inning with a racing heartbeat, dizziness and cold sweats.

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Frank Aceto: NBA's 'GOAT' discussion rambling out of control
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Frank Aceto: NBA's 'GOAT' discussion rambling out of control

It's a word that has been tossed around like a rag doll in recent years. Goat. No, I'm not talking about the domesticated animal you can find on most farms. The "goat" I'm referring to is pretty much an acronym.

By Frank Aceto Record Publishing Co.
Browns sign rookie tight end David Njoku
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Browns sign rookie tight end David Njoku

CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns signed rookie tight end David Njoku, one of their three first-round draft picks. The deal is projected to be worth $9.5 million and includes a $5.06 million signing bonus. Njoku was selected with the No.

By Tom Withers Associated Press
NASCAR Notebook: Jimmie Johnson agrees to three-year extension
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

NASCAR Notebook: Jimmie Johnson agrees to three-year extension

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Fresh off another championship -- and with three more victories already this season -- Jimmie Johnson is showing no signs of slowing down. Now, he's ready for at least three more years of racing. Beyond that, Johnson is leaving his options open.

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Ohio State men's basketball notebook: New coach suspends Derek Funderburk
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio State men's basketball notebook: New coach suspends Derek Funderburk

Chris Holtmann is already sending a message to his new Ohio State team. Less than one week after agreeing to replace Thad Matta as the men's basketball coach, Holtmann suspended redshirt freshman Derek Funderburk indefinitely Thursday afternoon.

By Adam Jardy The Columbus Dispatch
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Ohio State football's backup tight end Alexander out for season (knee)

Ohio State's backup tight end A.J. Alexander will miss the 2017 season due to a knee injury suffered earlier this month while playing basketball, a team spokesman confirmed for The Dispatch on Friday. Alexander underwent surgery to repair the knee, the spokesman said.

By Tim May | The Columbus Dispatch
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Around the Nation (June 16): Ellis, Bullock suspended five games under NBA drug policy

BASKETBALL NBA suspends Ellis, Bullock for violating drug policy Monta Ellis of the Indiana Pacers and Reggie Bullock of the Detroit Pistons have been suspended five games under the NBA's anti-drug program.

Associated Press
U.S. Open: World's top three miss cut, leaving four-way tie for the lead
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

U.S. Open: World's top three miss cut, leaving four-way tie for the lead

ERIN, Wis. -- The biggest surprise at this U.S. Open was not who was leading, but who was leaving.

By Doug Ferguson Associated Press
Top pick Myles Garrett's status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicamp
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Top pick Myles Garrett's status cloudy as Browns wrap up minicamp

CLEVELAND -- Myles Garrett missed the final practice of Browns' minicamp. It's still not known when he'll be back. The No. 1 overall draft pick was kept off the field Thursday with a left foot injury that is still being examined.

By Tom Withers Associated Press
Michael Leonard: Kent State football player's death reminds that heat can kill
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Michael Leonard: Kent State football player's death reminds that heat can kill 1

The death of Kent State University football player Tyler Heintz on Tuesday morning was a tragedy. It also was a stark reminder: Summer heat can kill. In his preliminary autopsy report, Portage County Coroner Dr.

By Michael Leonard Record Publishing Co.
Warriors' Draymond Green digs at LeBron, Cleveland at championship parade
Jun 17, 2017 4:00 AM

Warriors' Draymond Green digs at LeBron, Cleveland at championship parade

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Steve Kerr took the stage at the Warriors' championship parade on Thursday, opened his speech with a joke about how many he'd been a part of in his career and then stopped, turning toward his players. "Sometimes I get tired of doing the humble thing.

By Anthony Slater The Mercury News
Jun 17, 2017 12:56 AM

Carrasco shines, Encarnacion homers, Indians beat Twins 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS — The surprising Minnesota Twins have had at least a share of first place in the AL Central since May 11. However, their lack of starting pitching depth might be starting to show.

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Southeast High School hosts annual Girls Youth Basketball Camp
Jun 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Southeast High School hosts annual Girls Youth Basketball Camp

Area youths participated in the annual Southeast Girls Youth Basketball Camp on Thursday at Southeast High School.

Jun 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Blimp crashes near Erin Hills

ERIN, Wis. -- Eyes turned skyward Thursday morning as U.S. Open spectators at Erin Hills watched a blimp catch fire and crash to the ground about a mile from the course.

Associated Press