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Indians re-sign Cabrera CLEVELAND (AP) — Melky Cabrera has re-signed with the Cleveland Indians, who need outfield depth and protection while Lonnie Chisenhall and Bradley Zimmer are injured. Cabrera signed a minor league deal Thursday and was assigned to Triple-A Columbus. He was with ...

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Hoppel Rodeo this weekend WEST POINT—Cowboys and Cowgirls from 16 states and Canada, including several local competitors will be competing at the annual Hoppel’s Championship Rodeo Friday and Saturday at West Point. Action begins at 7 p.m. each night. Advanced tickets are $10 and can be ...

Special night on tap at Hoppel Rodeo

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WEST POINT — Jayden Barber has been heroic in his battle against multiple cancers. Now the 10-year-old will team up with the horse Batman as part of a super night planned on Saturday at the Hoppel’s Championship Rodeo. The Boardman boy has had cancer three times in his life along with ...

Credits roll on LeBron’s time in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND — LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team. The Los Angeles Lakers have a new superstar — L.A.-Bron. The four-time NBA MVP announced Sunday night that he has agreed to a four-year, $154 million contract with the Lakers, joining one of the league’s most ...

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Mathias to coach Trojans SEBRING — Sam Mathias is getting back into coaching. The 36-year-old who had previous success as Sebring and United’s girls basketball coaches will once again lead the Sebring girls basketball program this fall. He replaces Brian Palmer who went 2-20 this ...

Sports gets 9/11 exhibit

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NEW YORK — A new exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum highlights the impact of sports after the 2001 attacks, including the Mets’ win in New York’s first major sporting event after 9/11. “Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11” explores how sports helped unite the ...

LeBron opts out and enters free agency

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CLEVELAND — LeBron James made the first move. Now what? Cleveland? Los Angeles? Philadelphia? A surprise? Stay tuned. Decision III is this summer’s blockbuster, and it’s coming soon. James told the Cavaliers that he is not exercising his $35.6 million contract option for next season ...

OHIO MVPS

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2018 — Mathias Combs (South Range) offense  Peyton Remish (South Range) defense 2017 — Mitch Davidson (Columbiana) offense Branzen Grodhaus (Wellsville) defense 2016 — Zack Hicks (Crestview) 2015 — Evan Beachler (Crestview) 2014 — Jacob ...

Ohio holds on for third straight

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SALEM—After helping author one of the greatest football seasons in South Range history, Raider seniors Mathias Combs and Peyton Remish teamed up to create one more memory Thursday at the 39th annual Penn-Ohio Stateline Classic. Combs hauled in a pair of long touchdown passes on his way to ...