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Ohio state of mind

Do you have a song that immediately brings up fond memories of a certain someone, somewhere or some particular time in your life? Or maybe it’s vice versa, where a particular event, person or place happens to remind you of a certain song?
I know I’m being rhetorical here––we’ve all had these emotion ... (full story)


Schmidt: Computer strike zone good, but check your hearing

Schmidt: Computer strike zone good, but check your hearing

A hot topic all year has been the idea of computerizing the strike zone, the rise of the robot umpires. It's drawn even more attention here in October — we've already seen a perfect example of a missed call when Marcell Ozuna was rung up in the ninth inning of Game 3 between the Cardinals and Braves.
It was obvious, accordi ... (full story)


Changing college landscape front and center for Big Ten

Changing college landscape front and center for Big Ten

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany would just as soon leave the paychecks to the pros. The conference’s coaches and players have different takes.
The amateur model of college athletics could be shaken to its core after once California’s Fair Pay to Play Act takes effect in a few years, requiri ... (full story)


Felix, other top stars, fight track's pregnancy penalty

Felix, other top stars, fight track's pregnancy penalty

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For decades, the message to women in track and field was crystal clear: get pregnant, lose sponsorship money.
A rebellion led by some of the sport's top runners, Allyson Felix, Kara Goucher and Alysia Montano, is helping to change that.
Two months after the U.S. women's soccer players stated their case ... (full story)


Girard Hiking Trail Pennsylvania

Now that autumn has arrived this just might be the perfect time for you avid fall backpackers to reacquaint yourself with all that dormant gear you’ve got stashed away. And I’m betting that might be just enough of an impetus to compel you to jump on the google machine for an early morning session of online wander lusting ... (full story)