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Game 7 offers chance at history for Senators and Penguins
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Game 7 offers chance at history for Senators and Penguins

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Craig Anderson is a realist, the byproduct of 15 years playing the most demanding position in the NHL. The Ottawa goaltender would like to chalk his 45-save masterpiece in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against Pittsburgh up to his own brilliance.

By Will Graves Associated Press
Kent State baseball opens MAC Tournament with smooth 7-0 win over Toledo
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State baseball opens MAC Tournament with smooth 7-0 win over Toledo

As far as college baseball tournament openers go, they can't go much smoother. Junior ace Eli Kraus tossed a three-hit shutout, and junior slugger Dylan Rosa delivered a mammoth grand slam to lift top-seeded Kent State past No.

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

High School Roundup (May 24): Aurora, Kent Roosevelt Rootstown athletes punch tickets to Columbus

AUSTINTOWN DIVISION I REGIONAL A pair of Kent Roosevelt athletes qualified for the state meet by finishing in the top four in their respective events on Wednesday in the first day's action at the Division I regional meet at Austintown Fitch High School.

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Cavs remain humble with chance to close out Celtics in Game 5
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Cavs remain humble with chance to close out Celtics in Game 5

BOSTON -- It took 10 games and halfway through the third round of the NBA playoffs before the Cleveland Cavaliers finally encountered their first true dose of resistance this postseason.

By Kyle Hightower Associated Press
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Kent State Notebook: Panthong earns Second Team All-American status
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State Notebook: Panthong earns Second Team All-American status

Kent State freshman Pimnipa Panthong has been named to the Women's Golf Coaches Association All-America Second Team, becoming the first KSU player to earn higher than Honorable Mention status on an All-America Team.

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
Brock Osweiler set to battle for Browns' starting QB job
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Brock Osweiler set to battle for Browns' starting QB job

BEREA -- Former Gonzaga recruit Brock Osweiler knows basketball. After his first full-squad practice as a Cleveland Brown, though, Osweiler admitted he does not know the Cleveland Cavaliers.

By Steve Doerschuk The Canton Repository
May 25, 2017 4:00 AM

Mark your calendars: 2017 Spring Varsity All-Stars series publication dates

The Record-Courier's 2017 Spring Varsity All-Stars spotlight pages will publish in the Record-Courier from Friday, June 16 through Sunday, June 25. Here is a listing of the publication dates, which will highlight All-League players for each respective sport.

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May 24, 2017 11:39 PM

Hamilton scores from first on single to lift Reds over Indians in ninth

CLEVELAND — Billy Hamilton scored from first base on Zack Cozart's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning against closer Cody Allen to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Wednesday night.

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Encarnacion homers twice in Indians' 8-7 win over Reds
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Encarnacion homers twice in Indians' 8-7 win over Reds

Encarnacion hit two of Cleveland's four homers off Cincinnati rookie Amir Garrett and scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch

By Joe Kay Associated Press
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Losses? What losses? Ohio State football loaded at linebacker again

The Buckeyes feel quite good about a likely trio of Chris Worley flanked by Jerome Baker and Dante Booker

By Bill Rabinowitz The Columbus Dispatch
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NBA Notebook (May 23): Celtics' Isaiah Thomas visits specialist about hip injury
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

NBA Notebook (May 23): Celtics' Isaiah Thomas visits specialist about hip injury

Thomas will not play again this season, even if the Celtics push the defending champion Cavaliers beyond five games in the Eastern Conference Finals

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NFL Roundup (May 23): Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at 48
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

NFL Roundup (May 23): Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead at 48

Orlando Police Department public information officer Wanda Miglio said the circumstances surrounding his death are still unknown, but that there is nothing suspicious about his death

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Ravenna softball standout Amanda Casciato headed to Lake Erie College
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Ravenna softball standout Amanda Casciato headed to Lake Erie College

The speedy seniorspeaks with the same passion she brings to the basepaths, where she has terrorized the opposition for years on end

By Jonah Rosenblum Staff Writer
Kent State baseball opens MAC Tournament play today against Toledo
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State baseball opens MAC Tournament play today against Toledo

Redemption has been at the forefront of the minds of every Kent State baseball player and coach since the 2016 season ended abruptly with a loss to Western Michigan in the Mid-American Conference Tournament championship game

By Allen Moff Staff Writer
Cavaliers defeat Celtics 112-99 to take 3-1 lead
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Cavaliers defeat Celtics 112-99 to take 3-1 lead

The defending NBA champions can wrap up their third straight conference title -- and a "three-match" against the Warriors -- with a win in Game 5 on Thursday night in Boston

By Tom Withers Associated Press
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State women's golf makes history, ties for fifth at NCAA Championships

The Golden Flashestook a red-hot Northwestern squad to the wire before falling 3-2 in the quarterfinals of match play at the NCAA Championships

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Big night at Ravenna High School Athletics ESPY Awards
May 24, 2017 4:00 AM

Big night at Ravenna High School Athletics ESPY Awards

The event highlights Ravenna athletic programs and successes from all seasons -- fall, winter and spring.

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May 23, 2017 10:59 PM

Kent State women's golf team falls to Northwestern at NCAA Championships

The Kent State women's golf team fell to Northwestern 3-2 in the quarterfinals of match play at the NCAA Championships Tuesday in Sugar Grove, Ill.

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Coming Wednesday in R-C Sports
May 23, 2017 10:41 PM

Coming Wednesday in R-C Sports

Coming Wednesday in Record-Courier sports

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May 23, 2017 4:00 AM

Kent State women's golf advances to NCAA Championships match play for first time in history

Sophomore Michaela Finn got up and down for par out of a greenside bunker on No. 18 for a par that kept the Kent State women's golf team's quest for a national championship alive on Monday.

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