Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:35:28 EST 1800 Learning to throw the online pass http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50454046/Learning-to-throw-the-online-pass As another exciting season of high school football begins tonight for the Greene County area, new challenges loom ahead not only for the student-athletes underneath the helmets and shoulder pads. They loom for us, too. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:17:09 EST USC suspends Shaw, fabricates heroic story http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50443095/USC-suspends-Shaw-fabricates-heroic-story LOS ANGELES — USC cornerback Josh Shaw admitted to school officials that he had fabricated a story about rescuing a nephew from drowning and lied about how he suffered ankle injuries, the school announced Wednesday. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:14:06 EST Plenty of new ACC quarterbacks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50443287/Plenty-of-new-ACC-quarterbacks There's plenty of buzz around the Atlantic Coast Conference with the addition of a new team, the latest Heisman Trophy winner and the reigning national champion. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:32:13 EST Love struck: Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50423504/Love-struck:-Kevin-Love-pledges-commitment-to-Cavs INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love's phone rang in July and LeBron James asked the All-Star forward if he wanted to play with him in Cleveland.“I'm in,” Love said.For the long haul. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:05:14 EST Little League champs receive hero’s welcome http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50443459/Little-League-champs-receive-heros-welcome CHICAGO — The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:01:15 EST B10 teams represented in 4 of 8 neutral-site games http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50424316/B10-teams-represented-in-4-of-8-neutral-site-games Four of the eight neutral-site games the first week of the college football season involve Big Ten teams. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:21:08 EST Manning showing a smell-the-roses approach http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50265545/Manning-showing-a-smell-the-roses-approach ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning seems to be having a lot more fun this summer. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:16:19 EST NBA unveils new rules to make baselines safer http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50424419/NBA-unveils-new-rules-to-make-baselines-safer The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:16:15 EST Rams tennis having fun, learning http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50442277/Rams-tennis-having-fun-learning By John Bombatchjbombatch@civitasmedia.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:30:11 EST Beavercreek falls in five sets to Lebanon http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50427142/Beavercreek-falls-in-five-sets-to-Lebanon BEAVERCREEK — It may just barely be three weeks into the 2014 girls high school volleyball season, but that doesn't make the losses sting any less. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:20:16 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50424080/Local-Sports-Briefs Staff ReportAUTO RACINGKil-Kare waives driver entry fees Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:29:07 EST Bengals feel good after 3 preseason games http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50423795/Bengals-feel-good-after-3-preseason-games CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton has looked sharp. The starting offense has moved the ball. The starting defense has been stingy on the scoring. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:16:13 EST Locals crushed by Miller’s injury http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50422470/Locals-crushed-by-Millers-injury HUBER HEIGHTS — In Braxton Miller's hometown of Huber Heights, residents enjoy talking about the accomplishments of the Wayne High School graduate, the Ohio State University quarterback. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 04:21:12 EST ‘Buckeyeman’ has Greene County roots http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50405472/Buckeyeman-has-Greene-County-roots Larry Lokai, a former Fairborn area resident who now lives in Urbana, has been spreading good will with his alter ego Buckeyeman since 1999, and he recently graced the cover of USA Today's Weekend magazine. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:18:13 EST Chicago team never quit http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50407288/Chicago-team-never-quit SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:17:10 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50387853/Local-Sports-Briefs Firestorm tryouts today, Wednesday Sat, 23 Aug 2014 09:26:10 EST Wolves get Young as part of Love trade http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50386567/Wolves-get-Young-as-part-of-Love-trade MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves secured the final piece they wanted in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:27:09 EST Davis’ accomplishments still inspire despite loss http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50386482/Davis-accomplishments-still-inspire-despite-loss SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:16:18 EST Chase outsiders not leaving anything to chance http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50386404/Chase-outsiders-not-leaving-anything-to-chance BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It's the kind of jumble that can make even the most seasoned driver nervous. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:09:10 EST Pryor trying to find spot on Seahawks roster http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/50325599/Pryor-trying-to-find-spot-on-Seahawks-roster RENTON, Wash. — With one designed rollout and sprint to the end zone, Terrelle Pryor showed why the Seattle Seahawks sacrificed a late-round draft pick to add another quarterback. Sat, 23 Aug 2014 06:06:19 EST