By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – Maybe it should have been expected that Troy Smith picked the situation where the odds appeared stacked against him but he still prevailed.
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By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – Following his dream took Jeff Heuerman to Michigan once, but not twice.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comOXFORD — A.J. Ouellette knows a little something about not giving up.
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PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams knows a trip to the Bahamas will not in any way resemble a Thanksgiving vacation for his Tar Heels.He's not complaining.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Browns fan who says he wanted to give Johnny Manziel “a hug” was struck by the rookie quarterback's entourage at a downtown hotel and was left with a swollen eye and lip, police said.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Nugent's worst moment of the season came in overtime.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTROY — Talent and experience are not in short supply for the Troy hockey team this season.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS – At the Big Ten football media days in July, Ohio State senior tight end Jeff Heuerman called OSU quarterback Braxton Miller “Ohio State's LeBron.”
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — Three athletes and four coaches from Miami Count high schools were earned top honors in their respective sports by the Cross County Conference.
COLUMBUS (AP) — The defensive players for No. 7 Ohio State are setting a goal which goes far beyond just winning a game.The Buckeyes also want to prove a point.
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By Ken Barhorstkbarhorst@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY — So far, Lehman has found the postseason road pretty smooth, with easy wins over Covington and Troy Christian.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Some of the finest football teams in Troy High School history can lay claim to being amongst the best in the state.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — Tippecanoe didn't win any Athlete of the Year awards in the Central Buckeye Conference this season.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTROY — Lauren Peters has owned the Metro Buckeye Conference over the course of her career.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comCOLUMBUS — Ohio State playing Indiana in football is the spectator sports equivalent of watching How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
By Josh BrownSports EditorEditor's note: Look for the Troy Daily News' full high school basketball preview in the Nov. 26 edition.TROY — It's showtime.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comWEST MILTON — The Milton-Union girls soccer team had a season to remember.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY — Gus Schwieterman was hoping to help his team beat its rival Wednesday night.Miles Hibbler was hoping to get in a game at all.
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By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comATHENS — It was yet another monster night for A.J. Ouellette.
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By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Even with a 1-9 record this season, the individual exploits of a number of Troy football players could not be ignored this fall.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Steve Nolan was content in his retirement.After 28 seasons coaching at Troy High School, Nolan had no intentions of returning to the sidelines.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — The first time Steve Nolan saw Luke Dillahunt in practice, he wasn't particularly impressed.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comMIAMI COUNTY – Troy Christian and Lehman dominated Division VII.Tippecanoe and Miami East put six names on the board.
INDEPENDENCE, (AP) — He's met them three times in June when everything has been on the line. Still, LeBron James doesn't view the San Antonio Spurs has his personal nemesis or a hated rival.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson's future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ben Tate doesn't have to worry about losing carries with the Browns any longer.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comPIQUA — There's no eraser big enough to wipe Troy Christian's season from the record books.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's lead had dwindled into dangerous territory against the nation's top-ranked team.
TOKYO (AP) — Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter, and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 on Saturday in a game in which Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano broke his toe.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — When the checkered flag waves on Sunday's race, ESPN will wave goodbye to NASCAR.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Tony Stewart moved slowly through the garage, still hobbled a bit by a lingering limp in his surgically repaired right leg.
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — There was pushing, punching, one ambush in a darkened garage and a bloody brawl. There were thousands of hours spent analyzing the path to the Sprint Cup title as teams tried to adapt to NASCAR's new championship...
CINCINNATI (AP) — A.J. Green hasn't made much of an impact since he returned from a toe injury, and the Bengals need that to change if they're going to get their offense turned around.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comMINNEAPOLIS – Somewhere there is an unused clipboard that J.T. Barrett was supposed to hold this season.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comBrooks Hall figured he'd be playing basketball until he was old and gray.Turns out, however, there is life after basketball.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comSIDNEY – Last year, Tippecanoe reached the regional championship game for the first time ever.This year just happened to be Wapakoneta's turn.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — This Alabama-Mississippi State game is about current stars like Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper, not the number of stars once bestowed as recruits.
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HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — After a wild playoff round filled with brawls and go-for-the-throat racing that left NASCAR's biggest stars out of title contention, chairman Brian France said Friday the series would “be delighted” if...
BEREA (AP) — Defensive end Phil Taylor will not be part of the Cleveland Browns' push for the playoffs.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Linebacker Rey Maualuga knew the Bengals' defense had slipped against the run this season. He didn't realize it was in such a free-fall.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a decisive win over rival Iowa, Minnesota regained a treasured traveling trophy and forged a three-way tie for first place in the Big Ten West Division with three games to go.
By Jim Naveaujnaveau@civitasmedia.comWhen colleges fire a football coach and begin the search for his replacement, they often look for someone who is the opposite of the last coach.
By David Fongdfong@civitasmedia.comTROY — Quarterback controversy? More like quarterback coexistence.
By Josh Brownjbrown@civitasmedia.comTIPP CITY — Bailey Cahill stood off to the side of the room near the snack table, away from the crowd, fidgeting and nervously waving to anyone that spoke to her.