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Horse racing without fans

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CANFIELD — The Canfield Harness Horsemen’s Association (CHHA) will continue the traditional Labor Day weekend race card at the Canfield Fairgrounds this year. The only difference is they will be racing like NASCAR, with no fans in the stands. The announcement for the CHHA came on Tuesday ...

OHSAA makes a change at top

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COLUMBUS — In these uncertain times because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Ohio Athletic Association Board of Directors has made a change at the top. The board announced Monday night that Jerry Snodgrass is out as executive director and named Bob Goldring as interim executive ...

SPORTSBRIEFING

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Talbott hits hole-in-one CALCUTTA — Steve Talbott of Wellsville hit a hole-in-one at Turkana Golf Course on June 28. He used a 9-iron to ace the par 3 13th hole. Witnesses were John Bailey and Jerry Flesch. Chester moves to 3-0 GIRARD — The Chester Old Timers improved to 3-0 ...

SPORTS ON TV

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5:25 a.m. (ESPN) Korean Baseball: KT at Kia. 12:55 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Premier, Newcastle United at Manchester City. 1:25 p.m. (NBCSN) Soccer: Serie A, Cagliari at Fiorentina. 2 p.m. (ESPN) The Basketball Tournament: Red Scare vs. Big X at Columbus, Ohio. 3:10 p.m. ...

Big stick

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CLEVELAND — Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is religiously following baseball’s COVID-19 protocols — social distancing, masks, temperature checks, you name it. He’s making sure others do the same. So on Monday, after taking batting practice at Progressive Field, Lindor urged ...

President weighs in

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President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a pair of pro sports teams that are considering name changes in the wake of a national reckoning over racial injustice and inequality. Trump tweeted, “They name teams out of STRENGTH, not weakness, but now the Washington Redskins & Cleveland ...

No spectators for Memorial

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The PGA Tour and the Memorial scrapped state-approved plans to have limited spectators next week because of what it described as rapidly changing dynamics of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Memorial, hosted by Jack Nicklaus on his Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, was in line to be the ...

As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable

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The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at Winthrop in South Carolina. Now he’s pondering his future thousands of miles away from his family as financial reality crashes down on his sport. Winthrop ...

Sports Briefing

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SPORTS BRIEFING Zanardi has surgery to rebuild face SIENA, Italy — Italian auto racing champion-turned-Paralympic gold medalist Alex Zanardi underwent a five-hour surgery Monday to reconstruct his face following a crash on his handbike last month. It was the third major operation that ...

Golf Results

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The Mazei family, Matt, Avery, Todd and John, who is missing from the photo, shot a 6-under 29 to win the Columbiana Clipper Girls Golf Team Fundraiser at the Valley Golf Club. The team of Cassie and Grant Spaite and Nolan and Nate Nesselrote finished second and the team of Mike and Jessica ...