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Ultradistance racing requires much more than training

It used to be ultra-endurance athletes were seen as nut cases who dwelled somewhere out on the periphery of athletics.
Indeed, a decade ago I might have coached one ultra-athlete every other season. They were definitely few and far between in my business.
Well, that was then and this is now, because today ultra-athletes hav ... (full story)


Huddle up! Browns QB Mayfield takes turn as Brewers 1B coach

Huddle up! Browns QB Mayfield takes turn as Brewers 1B coach

PHOENIX (AP) — Baker Mayfield wasn't going to pass up this opportunity.
Fully aware the Milwaukee Brewers wanted to protect him, Mayfield knew he wouldn't get into a spring training game during his two-day stay with the NL Central champions. But they let the Cleveland Browns quarterback get real close — a surprise sti ... (full story)


Column: Real change in baseball is yet to come

Column: Real change in baseball is yet to come

Five seconds hardly seems worth talking about, and in a way it's not. Trimming the time between innings might save a minute or two over the length of a game, but the real heavy lifting toward solving baseball's many issues is still to come.
Eliminating one mound visit for the upcoming season isn't going to suddenly make baseball ... (full story)


State


Question raised about whether prior nonconsensual sex can be addressed in rape trials

A teenager in Cuyahoga County told her high school principal in March 2016 that she was being sexually abused by the man she viewed as a father figure. The man, who was convicted, argues to the Ohio Supreme Court that the state’s rape shield law should be interpreted as allowing him to introduce information about the victim&rs ... (full story)


Supreme Court rejects bid for juvenile hearing by man in mid-20s

Even though a Gallia County man was in his mid-20s when he pleaded guilty to rapes he committed as a teen, he claimed he could not be sentenced as an adult without first appearing in juvenile court. The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected the man’s argument and his request to be released from state prison.
In a unanimous p ... (full story)


Ohio attorney general chastises judge over death penalty

Ohio attorney general chastises judge over death penalty

COLUMBUS (AP) — A federal judge improperly praised Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's decision to delay an execution based on the judge's scathing critique of the state's lethal injection method, the state attorney general said.
In a court filing earlier this week, Attorney General David Yost said Magistrate Judge Michael Merz' remark ... (full story)


Nominee to lead FAA will face challenge on Boeing oversight

Nominee to lead FAA will face challenge on Boeing oversight

President Donald Trump has tapped a former Delta Air Lines executive to lead the Federal Aviation Administration as the regulator deals with questions about its approval of a Boeing airliner involved in two deadly crashes within five months.
The White House said Tuesday that Trump will nominate Stephen Dickson to head the FAA. Th ... (full story)


UA to host co-parenting, high conflict interdisciplinary seminar

When children grow up in high-conflict environments due to ongoing parenting disputes and other issues it can affect their ability to build healthy relationships and lead productive lives in the future, said Pamela Schulze, professor and director of the Center for Family Studies at The University of Akron.
“While disagreeme ... (full story)