GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NFL has reached the pinnacle of its season with the Super Bowl just around the corner. Although it's the most popular sport in the U.S., for many Americans and millions around the world, the Super Bowl is the...
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 Jonathan Alder High School wrestling team will be holding its annual Jonathan Alder Invitational Saturday, Jan. 24, starting at 10 a.m.
The annual trek to your local gym is in full effect.
On Oct. 4, the West Jefferson Youth Athletic Association (WJYAA) held its Third Annual “Go Pink!” fundraiser. The event was started by a parent in the organization who had a family member who passed away from breast cancer, and has since...
COLUMBUS — The city is hoping for both a short-term and long-term economic boost from the upcoming 2015 NHL All-Star weekend.
The Jonathan Alder girls basketball team saved its best for last and that proved to be enough to knock off visiting Madison County foe London 60-53 Wednesday, Jan. 21 at Alder.
Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the sport as it exploded in popularity a generation ago, said Thursday that he will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season.
Friday, Jan. 23Girls basketballLondon at Grandview, 7:30 p.m.West Jefferson at Worthington Christian, 7 p.m.Madison-Plains at Whitehall, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 22Girls basketballMadison-Plains at Northeastern, 7:30 p.m.Granville Christian at Shekinah Christian, 7:30 p.m.Friday, Jan. 23
The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used underinflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated.
The Madison-Plains High School district lost an iconic member of its sports history Monday, Jan. 19, when legendary former high school football coach Dean Porter, 80, passed away after a battle with cancer.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NCAA vice president Dan Gavitt sees a disparity between some of this season's top college basketball teams and everyone else.
For more than 50 years the Harlem Wizards have traveled the world entertaining fans with their high flying, exciting and humorous style of basketball.
Zone defenses in basketball often get a bad rap.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — John Elway broke the mold.The Denver Broncos general manager bucked this year's trend when he hired his former backup QB and offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak as his head coach.
CLEVELAND — The Browns are considering the director of the “Greatest Show on Turf” to run their offense.
Despite wrestling shorthanded, the West Jefferson High School wrestling team put together a solid effort in finishing fourth Saturday, Jan. 17 at the Robin Drumm Classic at Heath High School.
KENT — Kent State University is undertaking a sweeping look at its athletics program that could include deciding whether any sports should be cut.
Wednesday, Jan. 21Girls basketballLondon at Jonathan Alder, 7:30 p.m.Thursday, Jan. 22Girls basketball
Tuesday, Jan. 20Boys basketballWest Jefferson at London, 7:30 p.m.Columbus Academy at Madison-Plains, 7:30 p.m.
RIO GRANDE, Ohio — On most days, when the final boxscore shows the opponent shooting nearly 50 percent and scoring 91 points, the end result isn't good.
Tom Brady against ol' pal Richard Sherman and the rest of the best defense in the NFL.Russell Wilson against Darrelle Revis, former teammate Brandon Browner and whatever schemes Bill Belichick dreams up.
In no way was it a beautiful game, but you won't find a West Jefferson High School boys basketball player, coach or fan willing to give back the Roughriders' 44-43 victory earned Friday, Jan. 16, over visiting rival...
The London High School girls basketball team is a legitimate contender for the Mid-State League Ohio Division championship, this clearly became the case following the Lady Red Raiders 60-46 defeat of Worthington Christian Saturday, Jan.
COLUMBUS — Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks have been named team captains for the 2015 NHL All-Star weekend Jan. 23-24 in Columbus, league officials said Wednesday.
High school basketball games are 32 minutes long and a victory against a good team usually requires a complete effort for those entire 32 minutes.
The Jonathan Alder High School boys and girls bowling teams split a pair of matches against Marion Harding Thursday, Jan. 15 at Plain City Lanes.
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — NCAA President Mark Emmert says giving the five wealthiest conferences in Division I the ability to make some of their own rules will allow revenue sports such as football and men's basketball to co-exist with the...
Saturday, Jan. 17Girls basketballGrandview at Madison-Plains, 1:30 p.m.Worthington Christian at London, 7:30 p.m.Bexley at West Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.
Davante Adams and Jermaine Kearse had their best games to help their teams reach the NFC championship game. Trent Richardson and Jonas Gray watched in street clothes while their teams advanced to the AFC title game.
Everything Cardale Jones has done for the last six weeks has been a surprise, so why should his decision about the NFL be any different?
The Jonathan Alder girls bowling team earned its second team title of the season, taking home the hardware from the 20-team Central District Preview held at HP Lanes in Columbus Saturday, Jan. 10.
CINCINNATI — The Bearcats are warming up in their auxiliary gym. Coach Mick Cronin gets on a treadmill behind one of the courts and starts walking at a steady, but reserved pace.
London Fastpitch Softball will be holding instructional clinics every Friday in February and March at the London Community Center. There is no charge to participate. Athletes are asked to bring their own glove and bat and enter through the back doors.
When people usually watch seventh graders Madalyn Charles and Courtney Salters and eighth grader Hannah Parsons play for their respective West Jefferson Middle School girls basketball teams, they see the trio as basketball...
Friday, Jan. 16Boys basketballMadison-Plains at West Jefferson, 7:30 p.m.London at Columbus Academy, 7:30 p.m.Girls basketball
The West Jefferson High School girls basketball team stayed tied atop the Mid-State League Ohio Division Standings after edging past Madison County foe London, 47-44 Tuesday, Jan. 13.
DALLAS — First came Wisconsin. That was the one that convinced Urban Meyer that Ohio State could be a contender for a national championship.
Classes to become an Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) boys baseball and girls softball umpire will start soon.
Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota has declared his eligibility for the NFL draft.
COLUMBUS — An Ohio law that singles out professional athletes and entertainers for taxation even when they're in the state just a few days a year is unconstitutional, say several sport leagues including the NBA, NFL and NHL who want the...
Gold confetti fell from the sky immediately following the end of the College Football Playoff Championship game Monday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Alder Lacrosse Club, a Pioneer Optimist program, is offering two free lacrosse clinics from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Feb. 7 and Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Plain City Athletic buildings.
DALLAS, Texas — When Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was asked after the Buckeyes' win over Oregon on Monday night if he could go back to being a back-up quarterback next season, he said, “That's an interesting...
ARLINGTON, Texas — Like the rest of the season, it didn't come easily when Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff national championship 42-20 over Oregon on Saturday night.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — If he wasn't a member of the club before, he definitely is now.Take a bow, Urban Meyer.You're one of the greatest coaches in college football history.
Staff reportThe Fayette County Dragons defeated the Madison County Junior Varsity Tigers basketball team by the score of 24-6 last week.
In a week that included multiple days of school missed because of cold and snowy weather, the basketball teams at the Madison County high schools were able to get out and play over the weekend.