Findlay hires Adams as head football coach

Feb. 23—Findlay High School has named Stefan Adams as its next head football coach to succeed Matt Pees, who resigned after one season of guiding the Trojans to return to the National Football League as an assistant with the Atlanta Falcons.Adams rejoins the Trojans program after serving as a Findlay assistant under former head coach…

Draymond isn’t quite right about NBA business

Each week during the 2020-21 NBA season, we will take a deeper dive into three of the league’s biggest storylines in an attempt to determine whether the trends are based more in fact or fiction moving forward.[Last week: LeBron James’ MVP case, a LaMelo Ball mea culpa and the death of tanking]The NBA is built…

Austin FC signs Argentina’s Pochettino as designated player

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attacking midfielder Tomas Pochettino has signed with Austin as the Major League Soccer expansion club’s second designated player.The Argentine transferred from Talleres, a Córdoba-based club in Argentina’s top division.“He will offer us pace and versatility in the midfield and we are confident he will make an immediate impact on our attacking…

Relief for Lampard as Chelsea sees off 10-man Fulham 1-0

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea finally capitalized on the first-half sending-off of U.S. international Antonee Robinson by scoring in the 78th minute to see off stubborn Fulham 1-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.Mason Mount drilled home the winner from a central position inside the area after Fulham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola could only scoop away…

Aaron Donald, Travis Kelce unanimous AP All-Pro Team choices

Dynamic defensive star Aaron Donald and unstoppable tight end Travis Kelce were unanimous choices Friday for The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team.Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers was selected for the third time, finishing ahead of Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes in voting from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who regularly cover the league. Last…

Providence seeks to maintain momentum at Butler

Providence seeks to maintain momentum at ButlerIt would have been difficult for Providence to find a more dramatic way to win its Big East Conference opener.Playing for the first time in 11 days, the Friars edged Seton Hall on Sunday when A.J. Reeves stroked a corner 3-pointer with three seconds left for an 80-77 overtime…

Carolina Hurricanes reach AHL affiliation deal with Chicago

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have signed a three-year affiliation agreement with the Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League.The Hurricanes announced the agreement Thursday. The Hurricanes had been affiliated with the instate Charlotte Checkers for the past 10 seasons, with that franchise located about a 2+-hour drive away from the NHL club…

Pats preparing to make tough roster calls at O-line, WR, RB

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — An abnormal preseason, combined with having a league-high eight players opt out of the 2020 season because of COVID-19 concerns has created some tough decisions for the Patriots as they prepare to trim their roster for the regular season.”I think there are a few more questions than normal, yes,” coach Bill…