XENIA —The last time a Xenia boys tennis team won a team match, Gotye was crooning about 'someone that he used to know.'
HIGH SCHOOLSOFTBALLMiami Trace 7, Greeneview 4
MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Western Conference produced six of the last eight Stanley Cup champions, and the NHL appeared to be tilted decidedly to the left again when this season began.
CLEVELAND — The Browns are the only NFL team without a logo on their helmets.Now, they're also the only ones with their nickname written down the sides of their pants.
Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins took so long to clinch a playoff berth, they almost missed the postseason altogether.
Randall selected for Pan American race walk
CINCINNATI — Munchie Legaux returned to Paul Brown Stadium on Wednesday, this time throwing passes with his eye on an NFL career.One year ago, he didn't think he'd get the chance.
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — As he pulled off pit road at Daytona International Speedway moments before the season-opening Xfinity Series race, Kyle Busch said he looked to the left and noticed for the first time a concrete wall along the race...
COLUMBUS — Even though they were all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs weeks before the season ended, the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't tank at the finish.
XENIA — Two teams in very similar spots met Wednesday at Xenia High School.
XENIA — Visiting Huber Heights Wayne took advantage of two Xenia fielding miscues, and had some solid play of its own, to claim a 13-3 softball win in six innings, Wednesday at Xenia High School.
CEDARVILLE — Mechanicsburg High's softball team had only played three times this season, prior to Tuesday's contest with Cedarville. So when they finally had some decent Springtime weather, they made the most of it.
BELLBROOK — After getting down early, Xenia battled Bellbrook and errors to fight back and win in extra innings, Saturday at Bellbrook High School.The Buccaneers defeated the Golden Eagles 8-7 in eight.
HIGH SCHOOLBOYS TENNISXenia Christian rolls on
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Joey Logano had dreams as a kid of racing his favorite driver Jeff Gordon to the checkered flag.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Now Duke waits to find out if any of those star freshmen will go won and done.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Thomas saw the New York City area code pop up on her phone and started praying it was the NFL calling to say she'd been hired as a full-time game official.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — A record seven players are leaving a mighty Kentucky team after a season that fell two wins short of a championship. They can look forward to a possible reunion in a couple of months at the NBA draft.
XENIA — The good thing about having the nicest home field in the area is that Athlete in Action Park's Grady's Field can take buckets of rain and drain it off with no problem. So, while most area fields were too muddy to play...
BELLBROOK — Bellbrook wrestling coach Bobby Kosins wasn't willing to take much credit for this year's success.“It helps when you have a pretty good team.”
PITTSBURGH (AP) — His flowing locks bouncing off the top of his No. 43 jersey, Troy Polamalu spent more than a decade flying across football fields as the heady but humble backbone of a defense that fueled the Pittsburgh Steelers' return...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth stepped up for one last putt, nothing more than a tap-in really.Suddenly, he backed away.This one was important. It meant history.
Joe KayAP Sports WriterCINCINNATI — Lauren Hill's teammates and coaches are remembering the 19-year-old college basketball player with her own inspiring words: “Never give up.”
By Ben WalkerAP Baseball WriterBy the time the San Francisco Giants eked out a run in the 12th inning, it was too late. The brand new scoreboard at Petco Park had already run out of room for more zeros.
COLUMBUS — Urban Meyer and his Ohio State Buckeyes are busy these days.Of course, they're working their way through 15 spring practices.
HIGH SCHOOLOhio Heritage Conference to expand
Raiders double up MiamiThe Wright State softball team won its fourth straight game Tuesday afternoon, doubling up Miami 6-3 at the WSU Softball Field.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head...
INDEPENDENCE (AP) — LeBron James is like an NFL quarterback on the floor — with the ball, in control.He's Peyton Manning in shorts and a tank top.
Step right up, American Pharoah. Final rehearsal's a few days away, and it's time to see whether you or your dance partner, Dortmund, will be the Kentucky Derby favorite.
INDIANAPOLIS — As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question.
ENON — It's been a soggy, rain-soaked boys high school tennis season thus far.
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn President Susan Herbst calls the school's basketball teams the university's front porch — it's the first thing the outside world sees.
BOSTON (AP) — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a jury that will now decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed or shown mercy for what his lawyer says was a crime masterminded by...
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods was the exception. Ben Crenshaw was closer to the rule.
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods arrived later than usual Monday for a Masters that is different from all the others he has played.No one was sure what to expect from him.
Alex Rodriguez got cheered at Yankee Stadium, a rain delay got booed in Miami, and David Ortiz got a quick introduction to baseball's new speed-up rules.
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA may be ready to spice up college basketball.
CINCINNATI — Todd Frazier embraced the move up to the No. 3 spot in the Reds' batting order, a sign they think he can drive in a lot of runs.With one swing, he drove in three big ones in the season opener.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose general manager Doug Wilson said his team might need to take a step backward after last year's historic playoff collapse if the Sharks wanted to eventually reach their goal of a Stanley Cup...
INDEPENDENCE — On the verge of another title, just not the one he came home to claim, LeBron James looked upward.
CINCINNATI — Lauren Hill is using her limited energy and her final weeks to try to inspire others and to raise money for cancer research.
DAYTON — It's early in the season, but the Carroll High School baseball team is already getting in the groove of things. The Patriots held Dayton Belmont High School scoreless in back-to-back games on the way to two run-rule victories,...
LADY BUCCANEERS SPRING BASKETBALL LEAGUE
COLLEGERaiders rally past Youngstown State
MIAMISBURG — They weathered three lightning delays, but the Fairborn High School girls softball team couldn't weather a storm of second-inning errors.
Tiger Woods ended a week of speculation and debate over the state of his game Friday by announcing he will play next week in the Masters.
COLLEGERaiders fall in series opener at UIC