Northwestern may have upset Ohio State on Saturday night to end a 24-game losing streak to the Buckeyes, but the win came at a tragic cost.
School officials say that Frederick Lieb collapsed and died when he stepped on to the field to join his fellow students in celebration after the game. Lieb had a pacemaker for a heart condition. Doctors performed CPR, and Lieb was taken to an Evanston hospital, but to no avail.
Some more bad news from the game's aftermath in the form...
Cleveland signs Scott Williams to a 1-year contract. The 14-year veteran will back up Zydrunas Ilgauskas. Williams has won 3 championships. Cleveland will be his 7th stop.
The signing ends the team's offseason search for a dependable big man off the bench. Cleveland had signed Jake Tsakilidis to an offer sheet, only to see it matched by Memphis. Then the team tried to bring in Keon Clark for a workout. Clark didn't show up.
Barry Larkin might not retire after all. The Reds' shortstop wants to come back for his 20th season, and he wants to do it with the only organization he's been with. Larkin was a 1st-round pick in 1985, has won a World Series and has been an All-Star as recently as this past season. He's spent most of the past month on the bench as the Reds have been auditioning Andy Machado and Felipe Lopez for that shortstop position. Larkin says he's willing to go somewhere else to play if needed. He's...
It's been known that Tammie Green would spend more time at home after this past year's Wendy's Championship in Dublin.
The Somerset native took to the greens on Sunday, but instead of being on the LPGA tour, she chose to putt at the Country View Golf Course in Thornville. Green helped to raise roughly $3000 for Perry County's Chamber of Commerce. The event was also sponsored by Newlon Auto Group.
Zanesville-native Ty Tucker was among a group of new inductees into Ohio State's Hall of Fame. Former football coach Earle Bruce was also in that group. Tucker was a star Buckeyes' tennis player. He's now their men's tennis head coach.
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Marshall sophomore defensive lineman Roger Garrett will not travel with the team to Ohio State this weekend, MU head coach Bob Pruett said Tuesday.
Garrett was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of malicious wounding resulting from a fight in Huntington, WV, on August 22nd. In that altercation, OSU defensive end Redgie Arden suffered a broken nose as well as several other facial injuries.
The Green Bay Packers let go of Tim Couch on the final day of NFL cuts before the season begins. Teams were trying to get under the 53-player limit by 4pm ET, and the Pack decided having Doug Pederson and Craig Nall was enough to back up Brett Favre. Couch was signed in the offseason after getting cut by Cleveland. Half of his salary will count against Green Bay's salary cap this year.
One in which travel will be extensive for its sports teams when traveling away from home.
Zanesville will join the Southeastern Ohio Athletic League, probably for either the 2006 or 2007 season, after league administrators and athletic directors approved the final vote Wednesday, ZHS athletic director Dave Bell said.
Zanesville joins Chillicothe, Ironton and Portsmouth as new additions to the league. Marietta, Warren...