Van Garderen leads 5-man U.S. contingent at Tour de France

By Dave SkrettaAP Sports WriterTejay van Garderen was third overall in the Tour de France a year ago, just a handful of stages between him and a podiu...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Scouts battling for first place today

Scouts battling for first place today

Staff ReportWith the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League season just beyond the halfway point, the Xenia Scouts find themselves within a game and a h...

June 30th, 2016 |  


LeBron a free agent after declining option on contract

By Tom WithersAP Sports WriterCLEVELAND — LeBron James is about to hit the free-agency market and stay right at home.James declined his player o...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Local Sports Briefs

GOLFWagner, Witt, Goecke win junior golf openerXENIA — Twenty junior golfers teed it up in the Wednesday Junior League at WGC Golf Course. Olivi...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Crowdfunding Olympic dreams has its limits

By Anne M. PetersonAP Sports WriterPORTLAND, Ore. — Like a lot of Olympic hopefuls, Korey Thieleke needed a way to pay help for his training. Th...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Chamique Holdsclaw: Summitt will ‘always be my superhero’

By Chamique HoldsclawFor the Associated PressI remember the first time I met coach Summitt. My grandmother and I were in awe of how powerful and sharp...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

By Doug FergusonAP Golf WriterAKRON — For the longest time, golf’s biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Rio CEO: Security, not Zika, is biggest concern for Olympics

By Stephen WhynoAP Sports WriterWASHINGTON — The chief organizer of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of ...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Iconic LeBron James banner will remain in place

By Tom WithersAP Sports WriterCLEVELAND — LeBron James will continue to soar over downtown.Sherwin-Williams announced Tuesday it has changed pla...

June 30th, 2016 |  


Buddy Ryan, NFL coach and master of defense, dies at 85

By Barry WilnerAP Pro Football WriterBuddy Ryan took a back seat to no one. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls.The pugnacious co...

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