SUNRISE, Fla. — The puck and the blade of the opponent's stick converged on Sean Bergenheim in front of the net at almost the same time.
MINNEAPOLIS — In the throes of a sometimes-contentious negotiation on a contract extension with the Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio sat down at a table and started to recount the reasons he wanted to stay in Minnesota.
COLUMBUS — Ohio State coach Thad Matta has been wondering about his team's toughness.Not anymore.
CLEVELAND — Browns receiver Josh Gordon said on Thursday that his latest trouble with the NFL results from having a few drinks with teammates.
Wednesday, Feb. 4• Ridgedale at Cardington, bowling, 4 p.m.• OHSAA Division III state duals regional semifinals and finals at Northmor, wrestling, 6 p.m.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comNorthmor cruised through the first two rounds of the Region 21-A competition in the state duals on Wednesday, topping Columbus Academy 63-16 and Coshocton 60-18.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comIn the Division III state dual meet tournament, Fredericktown fell in their first match in the Region 21-A quarterfinals to Coshocton by a 37-34 margin.
DARKE COUNTY — The Light Foundation is sending two fans to Super Bowl XLIX through a raffle that Matt Light hopes will raise more than $130,000 for his foundation.
DARKE COUNTY — The ridiculous controversy surrounding the New England Patriots leading up to Super Bowl XLIX would make a victory even sweeter, former Patriot left tackle Matt Light said.
CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving clapped his hands as he walked to the middle of the locker room unaware of the surprise his teammates had in store for him.
PHOENIX — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years, every state had a law on the...
COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing Jeremy Morin on injured reserve with an upper-body injury that will sideline him indefinitely.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Cardington bowling teams took a pair of recent wins, topping Buckeye Valley and Mount Gilead.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMount Gilead continued to roll, topping Wynford by a 75-58 margin on Tuesday.
GALION — Ontario broke open a close game and cruised to a 64-42 win over Northmor in non-league girls basketball action on Tuesday.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — LeBron James came leaping in to try to stop Jodie Meeks as the Detroit guard drove to the basket during the final seconds of the third quarter.
COLUMBUS — Cam Atkinson had not scored a goal in his last 18 games.Put on the same line with a couple of the central figures from this past weekend's NHL All-Star game, he finally found the net.
Jan. 29Girls BasketballFairbanks 40, Galion 29Northmor 36, Mount Gilead 35Clear Fork 57, Madison 35Centerburg 39, East Knox 16
The girls from Mid Ohio Gymnastics competed in Wilmington at the Tops Super Challenge held at the Roberts Centre Jan. 24 and 25.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Cardington Lady Pirates got off to a great start defensively Monday when they topped visiting Mansfield Christian by a 55-33 margin.
BUCYRUS — The Clearwater Athletic League is planning to host its fourth annual league basketball tournament. The tournament will consist of league basketball teams representing Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Seneca and Wyandot County Boards...
CLEVELAND — LeBron James sat in his corner cubicle with a towel wrapped around his waist and a look of satisfaction on his face that had been missing for weeks.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comMount Gilead built a large lead over host Norhtmor over the middle two quarters and then held off a furious Knight rally to claim a 65-54 win.
The Mount Gilead varsity swimmers were invited to join Columbus Academy in a nine team meet held on Saturday. In the women's meet, Mount Gilead was fifth, while the boys' team was third.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comThe Cardington Pirates topped host Highland 50-37 Friday to get revenge for an early-season loss to the Scots.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington pulled away last to top visiting Centerburg 49-40 on Saturday.
The 2015-2016 small game hunting seasons were proposed to the Ohio Wildlife Council on Wednesday, Jan. 14, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Hunting season date proposals are prepared by the ODNR Division of Wildlife and maintain...
CLEVELAND — The sold-out arena buzzed with 20,000 fans decked out in matching gold T-shirts. There was a national TV audience, two high-profile teams and All-Stars all over the floor.
CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon's troubles have deepened. He may be out of chances — and time.
COLUMBUS — The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on injured reserve retroactive to Jan. 21 and said the former Vezina Trophy winner will be out the next four to six weeks with a groin injury.
COLUMBUS — The NHL Foundation agreed to donate $200 for each shot on goal at the league's All-Star game on Sunday night.It ended up being a bonanza for charity.
COLUMBUS — After a tough win Thursday at Northwestern, Thad Matta was hesitant to say that Ohio State might be hitting its stride.
Jan. 24Boys BasketballShelby 59, Galion 54Colonel Crawford 88, Seneca East 42Ashland 58, Clear Fork 51Pleasant 60, Cardington 42
COLUMBUS — Not that they did before, but it's official now: No one wants to get in front of Shea Weber's shot.
Photos from Saturday's national title celebration at Ohio Stadium.
COLUMBUS – While Ohio State's football team was celebrating its national championship with an estimated 46,000 of its fans on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, next season wasn't far from the minds of many people.
The newly built outdoor ice rink is in place just off Nationwide Arena.Everything is in place for Columbus to host the NHL gala of the All-Star Game on Sunday.Everything is set, except one key piece will be missing.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.com
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers are back on their game.LeBron James scored 25 points and Cleveland Cavaliers put on a dominant performance by routing the Charlotte Hornets 129-90 on Friday night for their fifth straight win.
COLUMBUS — Phil Kessel was once again dealt for Tyler Seguin, Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen was the No. 1 overall pick and superstar Alexander Ovechkin did not get his new car.
Jan. 23Boys BasketballGalion 59, Jonathan Alder 42Mount Gilead 65, Northmor 54Colonel Crawford 70, Wynford 39Buckeye Central 42, Crestline 27
By ROB HAMILTONMount Gilead built a big lead and then held off a furious Northmor rally in claiming a 65-54 win over the Knights in a Friday night road game in the Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference.
By ROB HAMILTONMCSSports@civitasmedia.comCardington cruised past visiting Crestline by a 67-14 margin in action from Thursday.
EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern's Tre Demps paid Ohio State's D'Angelo Russell the ultimate compliment on Thursday night.
COLUMBUS — Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky will miss this weekend's NHL All-Star game — on home ice — due to a lower-body injury he sustained Wednesday night in Winnipeg.
COLUMBUS — John Davidson has traveled the world playing, talking about and scouting professional hockey.He says his current outpost is a great place that few know about.
CLEVELAND — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has one goal this offseason. It's the same one as last year.“We've got to get a quarterback and got to get it fixed,” he said.
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is organizing a free public celebration for Ohio State's football national title at 11 a.m. Jan. 24 at Ohio Stadium. The event will be telecast live on the Big Ten Network.
Wednesday, Jan. 28• Northmor at Gilead Christian, bowling, 4 p.m.• Division III dual meet tournament regionals at Northmor, wrestling, 5 p.m.
The girls competitive teams from Mid Ohio Gymnastics traveled to Knoxville, Tenn. Jan. 16-19 for the Ozone Invitational, powered by Flipfest. This is the 13th anniversary of this event. There were over 3000 gymnasts from more than 15 states from 90...