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Castroneves happily joins elite club of 4-time Indy 500 winners

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves is taking his sweet time getting his mind around the spoils of winning his fourth Indianapolis 500. Such as pouring red-hot liquid bronze into a mold for two bricks chiseled with his name, one of which will be placed on hallowed ground: the Yard of ...

Browns QB Mayfield not stressing about contract

GATES MILLS, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield is letting everyone else stress over his contract situation and future with the Browns. He’s got other priorities. “I’m about winning,” Mayfield said Tuesday while hosting more than 300 youngsters at his football camp. “And I think ...

Mayfield homer lifts Angels past Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jack Mayfield hit a three-run homer and Andrew Heaney finished seven innings for his longest start of the season, leading Los Angeles past Minnesota, 3-2, after the Twins traded away All-Star slugger Nelson Cruz. Heaney (6-7) gave up just four hits, two walks and two runs ...

NHL teams get 2021-22 schedules

The NHL sent teams two versions of the 2021-22 schedule — one that includes an Olympic break to pause the season so players can go to Beijing and another version of what the calendar would look like if they do not. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly confirmed all 32 teams have seen each ...

Looking at Tokyo Olympics via the lens of the 1964 Games

TOKYO (AP) — Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, and a restored reputation. Japan’s resiliency is on display again, attempting to ...

OVAC to welcome back 2020 all-stars

BETHANY — All of the pieces were basically in place for the 2020 OVAC Rudy Mumley All-Star Football Game. Unfortunately, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the game was canceled last April. It was the first time since 1971 that the game hadn’t been played. It left OVAC All-Star Game ...