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Mackey takes top prize

EAST LIVERPOOL — Jim Mackey of East Liverpool was drawn as the overall winner of the Review’s Pigskin Predictions contest. Mackey wins a $100 gift card for Casa de Emanuel.

OVAC games on Sunday

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference All-Star Soccer Games will be held on Sunday at St. Clairsville’s Red Devil Stadium. The girls will play at 1 p.m. , followed by the boys game at 3:30 p.m.

Playing in the boys game will be Beaver Local’s Braxton Wright, Kaden McKenzie and Owen Dwyer; East Liverpool’s Izaiah Browning, Audun Barnhart and Brennan O’Hara as well as Oak Glen’s Matt Wright and Kade Koper.

Playing in the girls game will be Beaver Local’s Riley Britt, Madison Cline, Sadie Potts and Danica Taylor; East Liverpool’s Lex Danley and Kenzie McKinnon as well as Oak Glen’s Abigail Myers and Jillian Williams.

Randall returns

BEREA (AP) — Browns starting safety Damarious Randall has returned to practice after missing two games with a hamstring injury.

Randall’s return is significant because the struggling Browns (2-6) are thin at the position after releasing Jermaine Whitehead. The team cut Whitehead on Monday after he posted profane, threatening messages on Twitter following Cleveland’s loss in Denver on Sunday.

Randall got hurt in the Browns’ loss to Seattle on Oct. 13.

Starting defensive end Olivier Vernon (knee) and tight ends Pharaoh Brown (concussion) and Ricky Seals-Jones (knee) were missing from Wednesday’s practice. Coach Freddie Kitchens was vague on their status other than saying they were considered day to day as the Browns prepare to host the Buffalo Bills (6-2) this week.

Left tackle Greg Robinson practiced after suffering an ankle injury against the Broncos. He got hurt, returned to the game and left again.

Cleveland has lost four straight.

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