Xenia Gazette- RSS SPORTS Feed http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS http://xeniagazette.com/section/SPORTS Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:15:54 EST 1800 Venus Williams on an upswing at 34-years-old http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151451745/Venus-Williams-on-an-upswing-at-34-years-old MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — There is a big difference between the Venus Williams of, say, the year 2000 and the Venus of 2015. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:16:23 EST New Browns coordinator unfazed by QB uncertainty http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151450151/New-Browns-coordinator-unfazed-by-QB-uncertainty BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The perception of dysfunction didn't frighten John DeFilippo away from the Browns. He wasn't intimidated by their muddled mess at quarterback or a parade of offensive coordinators hired and fired before... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:31:24 EST NFL says no conclusion yet on Pats’ deflated footballs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151471385/NFL-says-no-conclusion-yet-on-Pats-deflated-footballs FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL says it is still investigating how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in their last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating accusations with the Super Bowl nine... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:56:24 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151469970/Local-Sports-Briefs GIRLS BASKETBALLMiami Valley 51, Yellow Springs 32 Sat, 24 Jan 2015 04:06:25 EST Bauers drains shots to top Hawks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151471598/Bauers-drains-shots-to-top-Hawks FAIRBORN — It was loud Friday night at Baker Middle School. Really loud.The visiting Xenia Buccaneers came into the rivalry match against Fairborn having won their last seven games. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:41:26 EST Triad responds down the stretch to defeat Greeneview http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151477140/Triad-responds-down-the-stretch-to-defeat-Greeneview JAMESTOWN — Good boys basketball teams just seem to have all the answers, whenever an opponent makes a run at them. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 23:41:23 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151446945/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOL BowlingRams split with Lynchburg Clay Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:56:23 EST Golden Eagles second at wrestling quad http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151456237/Golden-Eagles-second-at-wrestling-quad BELLBROOK — Wrestling without one of its top competitors, the host Bellbrook Golden Eagles finished second to one of the state's best teams at Thursday's Quad Meet at Bellbrook High School. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:51:24 EST Colts’ Luck, Cowboys’ Romo top Pro Bowl picks http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151446909/Colts-Luck-Cowboys-Romo-top-Pro-Bowl-picks PHOENIX (AP) — Like sandlot players when they were kids, Hall of Famers Cris Carter and Michael Irvin chose sides on Wednesday night. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:06:33 EST Gordon says 2015 his last full-time ride in NASCAR http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151448641/Gordon-says-2015-his-last-full-time-ride-in-NASCAR Jeff Gordon, the charismatic four-time NASCAR champion who became the face of the stock car racing as the sport exploded in popularity a generation ago, will retire as a full-time driver after the 2015 season. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:06:31 EST UConn reports second consecutive perfect APR http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151326067/UConn-reports-second-consecutive-perfect-APR By Pat Eaton-RobbAssociated Press Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:36:24 EST Local Sports Briefs http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151430912/Local-Sports-Briefs HIGH SCHOOLHockeyBeavercreek hosting 'Pink in the Rink' hockey game Thu, 22 Jan 2015 11:41:22 EST Nadal, Federer, Sharapova survive 2nd round http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151429707/Nadal-Federer-Sharapova-survive-2nd-round MELBOURNE, Australia — An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:46:22 EST Report: NFL found 11 of 12 Patriots footballs underinflated http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151429244/Report:-NFL-found-11-of-12-Patriots-footballs-underinflated The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used underinflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report Tuesday night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 04:31:24 EST Offensive woes doom Beavercreek on the road http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151435602/Offensive-woes-doom-Beavercreek-on-the-road KETTERING — On most days, Beavercreek girls basketball coach Ed Zink would be feeling pretty good about holding Kettering Fairmont to just 39 points in a game. But when his team scores 30, there's reason to be a little... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:36:24 EST Dagnon sinks Buccaneers http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151432068/Dagnon-sinks-Buccaneers XENIA — Ashley Dagnon stepped up when she had to. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:31:25 EST Scherzer becomes richest righty http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151388951/Scherzer-becomes-richest-righty WASHINGTON — Sure seems as if Max Scherzer and his wife now will be able to afford to buy themselves at least one of those nonstick baking sheets they were hoping to receive as a wedding gift. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:56:22 EST A day later, Seahawks’ rally still amazes http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151388789/A-day-later-Seahawks-rally-still-amazes RENTON, Wash. — A day later, it was still hard to fathom how the Seattle Seahawks are headed for their second straight Super Bowl. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 20:41:23 EST Big 12 influence in the men’s top 25 http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151405074/Big-12-influence-in-the-mens-top-25 With a national-best six ranked teams, the Big 12's conference race is having an every-week impact on the Top 25. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:46:24 EST Ryder Cup success propels Walker http://xeniagazette.com/news/sports/151405399/Ryder-Cup-success-propels-Walker HONOLULU (AP) — Some of the best golf at the Ryder Cup occurred in a match hardly anyone noticed.That should be expected. Jimmy Walker was involved. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 18:06:28 EST