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Hunt says he’s blessed to have 2nd chance after traffic stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Hunt knows he’s run out of second chances. “I've got to do better,” he said. Scared he jeopardized his NFL career when police ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Patriots hope winning still in fashion for Newton

One is a man of a million fedoras. The other is all about the hoodie. But whether Cam Newton and Bill Belichick can take the New England ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Associated Press.

On Deck

The Knights of Columbus No. 1405 Watterson Council will conduct its annual three-man golf scramble Saturday, Aug. 1, at River Bend Golf Club. Players must be ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Switch proves good move for Ladies’ Nine-Hole group

PINE GROVE —The Beatles once sang, “Rain, I don’t mind. Shine, the weather’s fine.” And that was the perfect tune for the Ironton Ladies Nine ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jim Walker.

Lawrence County has tradition of NFL players

For a dozen players from Lawrence County, they have lived the dream of making The League. The National Football League, that is. The tradition can be dated ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jim Walker.

1935 Ironton Yearbook Senior Profiles

Ironton High School’s yearbook “The Owl” gave these short descriptions of the senior athletes for the Class of 1936: Paul Anderson: Paul worked hard on the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

MLB announces its return July 23 or 24 with 60-game slate

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

1935 was ‘first’ unbeaten season for Ironton

Jim Walker jim.walker@irontontribune.com In football, the greatest teams are usually those that go undefeated. And looking at the unbeaten teams for Ironton High School, the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jim Walker.

Noose in NASCAR garage just coincidence

NASCAR stood by its decision to alert federal authorities to a rope that resembled a noose found in Bubba Wallace’s garage stall at Talladega Superspeedway, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

On Deck

The St. Joseph Flyers’ soccer team is conducting a rib dinner fundraiser. Besides their famous ribs, the dinner includes a baked potato, coleslaw and a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

UC drops Schott’s name from stadium due to her racist history

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati is removing Marge Schott’s name from its baseball stadium and a library archive in light of her racist ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

MLB plans 60-game slate, shortest since 1878 as union balks

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players’ association rejected ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

NY-bred Tiz the Law wins barren Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — Eerily empty grandstands. Masked jockeys. Shuttered betting windows. For Tiz the Law trainer Barclay Tagg, no finer way to round out a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

As athletes return to campus, what are they signing up for?

Ohio State calls it the Buckeye Acknowledgment and Pledge, a two-page document the school asked its athletes to sign before they could begin using team ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Hankins takes road to Alice Lloyd to continue his baseball career

PEDRO — It was the legendary Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra who once said, “When you come to a fork in the road, take ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jim Walker.

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