Local Sports Briefs

Local Sports Briefs

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPFAIRPORT — Beavercreek resident Mike Chard, and his teammate Wayne Chatfield of Tipp City, won the K-2 recreation class two-ma...

August 12th, 2015 |  


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Money.It’s such an over exaggerated item. People claim that they simply can’t exist without some form of money lying around to help them e...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Jets’ Smith out 6-10 weeks after punched in jaw by teammate

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith’s hopes for a breakout season with the New York Jets took a major blow — to the jaw.The quarter...

August 12th, 2015 |  



Bettis, Seau headline diverse Hall of Fame group

CANTON — Tim Brown kept doing the math as the years ticked by and the phone call from the Pro Football Hall of Fame never came. So did Charles H...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Hackenberg ready to lead Penn State

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — With all Christian Hackenberg’s physical gifts, and few college quarterbacks have more, he was still at a loss to fix...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Gordon’s farewell tour hits snag at Watkins Glen

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on the ...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships —...

August 11th, 2015 |  


New team, same Rex: Ryan takes Buffalo by storm

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Rex Ryan had just finished wrapping up his daily post-practice session with reporters at training camp when a Bills fan i...

August 11th, 2015 |  


Nick Symmonds left off US roster for worlds in Beijing

Nick Symmonds’ next destination? A fishing hole somewhere far away from the finish line in Beijing.As other runners wrap up their preparation fo...

August 11th, 2015 |  


A year after fatal wreck, Stewart still struggling

As he ran out of gas on the final lap Sunday at Pocono Raceway, Tony Stewart wearily asked his team where he finished.Ninth, he was told.“Hell, ...

August 11th, 2015 |