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  1. Bandwagon: Big lineman, small Yorkie share a stubborn streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Canada.com

    Ottawa Redblacks defensive lineman Shawn Lemon holds up the East Division trophy as he celebrates with linebacker James Green and coach Rick Campbell following their win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the CFL East Division final Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Ottawa. Lemon's Yorkshire terrier, Dallas, weighs maybe five pounds, which in metric is the daily nutritional requirement of, say, a German shepherd.


  2. TEMECULA: Museum rolls out marbles exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Press-Enterprise

    Ancient times from 2500 BCE: Found in Greek ruins and sacred Egyptian crypts. Roman children played a game with rounded nuts.


  3. Conviction overturned for head shop robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Trading Post

    An appeals court has overturned the conviction of a man who confessed to robbing a Brunswick head shop in 2013 due to the police not having probable cause to arrest him at gunpoint and search his vehicle. Seth Cunningham, 24, of Montville Township, previously pleaded no contest to aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony and was sentenced to six years in prison in April 2014.


  4. Tiger-Cats, Filer agree on three-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | CFL.ca

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced today that the football club has signed national offensive lineman Mike Filer to a contract extension through the 2018 CFL season. "Mike has worked hard to become a quality and dependable football player for us," said Tiger-Cats Vice-President of Football Operations, General Manager and Head Coach, Kent Austin.


  5. Website presents facts on judicial candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Columbus Dispatch

    About 25 percent of voters in Ohio don't make a selection when they come to the judicial races on a ballot. In a poll conducted last year by the University of Akron, 63 percent of voters said they often skip those races because they don't know enough about the candidates.


  6. Kent State aims for an upset at Illinois: MAC Football this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    It's the first weekend of Mid-American Conference football and, based on our polls, your votes have given Kent State a decent shot at pulling an upset over Illinois 9 p.m. tonight on the Big Ten Network. Since the Golden Flashes were picked to finish last in the MAC East in both the media and the coaches polls, that says a lot about the turmoil surrounding Fighting Illini football going into the start of the 2015 football season.


  7. 3 weeks to kickoff: Devin CampbellRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2015 | Bull Run

    Freshman : Campbell played 11 games with 3 starts at running back. He had 897 all-purpose yards, running 115 times for 502 yards and 2 TDs and catching 21 receptions for 176 yards and a receiving TD.


  8. Shawn Lemon's tenacity has taken him farRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | SFGate

    He had compiled contacts for the personnel departments of all 32 NFL teams and the well-traveled, often-rejected outside linebacker was, again, unemployed and undaunted. Some teams responded to Lemon's "Will you give me a job?" request with a question: Why isn't your agent making this call for you? They obviously didn't know that resourcefulness was part of Lemon's resume.


  9. Pittsburgh Steelers', former Harrisburg RB Jawon Chisolm gets heavy reps MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 | PennLive.com

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' lack of healthy running backs is giving former Harrisburg High School star Jawon Chisolm plenty of reps at training camp. Josh Harris and DeAngelo Williams were out of practice again on Monday, leaving only Dri Archer and Cameron Stingily ahead of Chisolm at running back.


  10. Landry: Long road to Edmonton for Almondo SewellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | CFL.ca

    It has to do with football excellence and military precision. It's also about early years in the Caribbean and formative ones in Trenton, New Jersey.


  11. Akron man receives death sentence; 9 hurt in fireworks mishap; Supreme Court upholds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | Cleveland.com

    Shawn Ford, 20, was sentenced on Monday to death for killing a New Franklin couple with a sledgehammer. An Akron man was sentenced to death today for the sledgehammer slayings of a prominent New Franklin Township couple.


  12. University of Akron football attendance lowest in nationRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | Ohio.com

    University of Akron receiver Keith Sconiers breaks up an interception by UMass' Randall Jette in a game at InfoCision Stadium in Akron on Nov. 18, 2014. Attendance at University of Akron home football games was the worst in the nation among all 125 NCAA Division I teams.


  13. Akron improves but struggles to deliver winning season, Zips ranked No. 99Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Look back: Akron entered last season riding a wave of momentum. The program was coming off its best season since 2008, including winning its final three games of the year.


  14. Falls celebrates summer at River Square with concerts, festivalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | West Side and South Side Leader

    "We're ready to go, and we're excited," said Mike Thomas, president of IROK, a local nonprofit made up of members of the city's Oktoberfest and Irish Festival committees. The group was formed to run the concert series, now dubbed the Riverfront Concert Series, after the city re-evaluated the Friday night events.


  15. Shawn Lemon grateful, but ready, for his chance with the Pittsburgh SteelersRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    Outside linebacker Shawn Lemon knows all too well that a football career is difficult to get and even more fleeting once it's obtained. So, as a 26-year-old in his first NFL camp after going undrafted from Akron in 2011, the 6-foot-1, 235-pound Lemon had some advice for the younger players attended rookie mini-camp this weekend with the Pittsburgh Steelers .


  16. Steelers backfield just about running on empty for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    The Steelers had only four halfbacks on their roster and drafted none, so they are looking for a few good men to man the position when they open their 50th Saint Vincent College training camp in July. The search begins today when they welcome their rookies, some first-year players and a gaggle of others trying out for a spot on their 90-man offseason roster.