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NBA: Cavs struggle again in Indiana

By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS — Lance Stephenson had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Darren Collison scored 22 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from a 22-point, first-half deficit to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 97-95 on Friday night. The Pacers have won three of...

NFL: Patriots begin quest for 7th straight AFC title game

By KYLE HIGHTOWER AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Two things, among many, have been consistent for the Patriots the past decade: Tom Brady at quarterback and New England in the AFC championship game. Brady will try to lead his team to its seventh straight conference title...

NFL: Atlanta QB Ryan ready for Philly homecoming

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA — Quarterback Matt Ryan has another shot at a happy homecoming. A berth in the NFC championship game is at stake when Ryan leads the Atlanta Falcons (11-6) against the Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) in a divisional playoff Saturday....

Church and Religious Events

Bluffton University BLUFFTON — Malinda Berry, assistant professor of theology and ethics at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, will present the forum “In Praise of Being Different: Nonconformity, Integrity, and Being Christian” at 11 a.m. Jan. 23 in Yoder...

Scrapbook session set in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — Good Shepherd Home will host its 10th annual Scrapper’s Crop from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 27 on the lower level of the nursing home, 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria. The object of the event is to create a Good Shepherd Home scrapbook of the past year’s...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; circuit boost, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Young at Heart, 5-9 p.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings open...

Prep Wrestling: 3 area wrestlers reach Maumee Bay semifinals

OREGON — Findlay High School’s Boston Dubocq, and Patrick Henry’s Max Neiling and Wil Morrow all reached today’s semifinal round to lead area wrestlers in the 45-team Maumee Bay Invitational on Friday at Oregon Clay. The host Eagles scored 109½ points and...

Letters to the Editor 01-13-18

WRONG NEVER BECOMES RIGHT Sarah Stubbs (letter. Jan. 11) suggests that we take a step back and look at reality as it relates to homosexuality, so let’s do that. First, let’s clear up the misconception that there is credible scientific evidence of a “gay”...

Saturday’s Scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Friday’s Results Blanchard Valley Conference Hopewell-Loudon at North Baltimore, postponed Three Rivers Athletic Conference Toledo St. John’s 86, Toledo St. Francis 65 Oregon Clay 53, Tol. Cent. Catholic 46 Northern Buckeye Conference Elmwood at...

Fast and furious

The primary filing deadline (Feb. 7) in Ohio is still three weeks away, and much can still change, but buildup for the election has already been fast and furious. Hold on, if you like politics. The rest of 2018 may be just as crazy. The once-crowded field of wannabes for governor...