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Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron license plate


An Ohio lawmaker wants to create a specialty license plate celebrating the homecoming of LeBron James.

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  • Who is the best high school senior running back in the area?

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    Joe Alessi - South Range
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    C.J. Amill - Cardinal Mooney
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    Darrin Hall - Austintown Fitch
    567 votes
    Jaquore Marrs - Howland
    19 votes
    L.J. Scott - Hubbard
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Muscle Connection H.S. Football Preview schedule Video included


Inside you will find the schedule for our Muscle Connection High School Football Previews.

Marte, Hill lift Diamondbacks past Pirates, 7-4

Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night.

Zunino's homer lifts Mariners past Indians, 6-5

Mike Zunino's two-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.

Manziel says he's battling playbook, Hoyer


Johnny Manziel says he's competing with more than Brian Hoyer in the competition to be Cleveland's starting quarterback.

Suspended Buckeye pleads to misdemeanor in brawl


A former Ohio State University football player has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge in a felony drug case against him. More>>

Nationals acquire INF Cabrera from Indians


With Ryan Zimmerman sidelined indefinitely, the Washington Nationals moved swiftly to bolster their infield by acquiring two-time All-Star infielder Asdrubal Cabrera from the Cleveland Indians.

Penguins sign forward Nick Spaling to 2-year deal


The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million.

Steelers WR Antonio Brown aims for repeat of 2013


At age 26, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is already one of the team's elder statesmen.

Watson shoots final-round 68 at British Open


Tom Watson's ball rolled on to the 18th green at Royal Liverpool on Sunday and most of the spectators in the horseshoe grandstand gave him a prolonged standing ovation. And even a few shouts of "C'mon, Tom." More>>

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major


Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy. More>>

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  • Dana Balash - Sports Director

    Dana Balash - Sports Director

    Sports Director Dana Balash began is broadcast career on AM 1390 WFMJ in 1985.More >>
    Hometown: Hubbard, Ohio Education: Hubbard High School, Kent State University, Youngstown State University Career Path: Started at WFMJ Radio (AM 1390) in 1985 doing sports play-by-play for both highMore >>
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    Mike Ackelson

    Mike Ackelson comes to us from Butler, Pennsylvania.  He is the father of three very active kids. More >>
    Hometown: Butler, Pennsylvania Education: B.S. Communication , Clarion University 1988, Associate Degree, Butler County Community College , 1985, Slippery Rock High School 1983. Career Path: InternedMore >>
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