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Cleveland Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson

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Cleveland Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson before game against Kansas City. More>>

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  • Which area softball team has the best chance of making the state final four?

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    Canfield
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    Cardinal Mooney
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    Champion
    77%
    94 votes
    Mathews
    11%
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Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

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The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup final. More>>

James passes Jordan, Cavs back in Finals with 135-102 win

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LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title. More>>

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's playoff scoring record

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King James has another throne.

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Regional baseball games postponed

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All five regional baseball games, involving local teams, have been postponed to Friday due to inclement weather. 

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H.S. softball regional semi-finals

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High school softball scores from Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

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Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

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Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. More>>

Kyrie-markable: Irving's 42 carries Cavaliers past Celtics

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Dynamic Duo: Irving scores 42, LeBron 34 as Cavaliers down Celtics 112-99 in Game 4. More>>

Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

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A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning.". More>>

Hoffman's goal helps Senators beat Penguins to force Game 7

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Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Edwin Encarnacion's 2 homers lead Indians over Reds 8-7

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Edwin Encarnacion hit two of Cleveland's four homers off rookie Amir Garrett and scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch Tuesday night, leading the Indians to an 8-7 victory and a split of their two-game series with...

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NFL cuts OT to 10 minutes and opens up end zone celebrations

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NFL owners shortened the overtime period to 10 minutes after coaches expressed concern too many players were just trying to hang on for the final minutes of the extra period.

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Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals appearance

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Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals. More>>

North East Eight Athletic League a step closer to reality

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The North East Eight Athletic Conference is expected to begin in the 2018-2019 school year. 

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  • College Baseball: YSU vs. Kent

    College Baseball: YSU vs. Kent

    Andrew Kendrick hit his 16th home run of the season as the Youngstown State baseball team lost 13-6 to Kent State at Schoonover Stadium on Tuesday evening.

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    Andrew Kendrick hit his 16th home run of the season as the Youngstown State baseball team lost 13-6 to Kent State at Schoonover Stadium on Tuesday evening.

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  • College Baseball: YSU vs. Oakland

    College Baseball: YSU vs. Oakland

    Sunday, May 14 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-05-15 01:42:57 GMT

    Oakland hit a walk-off three-run home run in a 7-5 victory in game one, and the Golden Grizzlies took game two 8-6 to sweep a doubleheader against the Youngstown State baseball team on Sunday at the Oakland Baseball Field. 

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    Oakland hit a walk-off three-run home run in a 7-5 victory in game one, and the Golden Grizzlies took game two 8-6 to sweep a doubleheader against the Youngstown State baseball team on Sunday at the Oakland Baseball Field. 

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  • College Softball: YSU vs. Illinois-Chicago

    College Softball: YSU vs. Illinois-Chicago

    The Youngstown State softball team's bid for its second Horizon League Championship and NCAA Regional Tournament berth came up short after a 6-3 loss to UIC in the tournament title game on Saturday afternoon at Flames Field. 

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    The Youngstown State softball team's bid for its second Horizon League Championship and NCAA Regional Tournament berth came up short after a 6-3 loss to UIC in the tournament title game on Saturday afternoon at Flames Field. 

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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 >>
  • Mike Ackelson

    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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