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82 and 26, the standards of Woods and Mickelson

SHANGHAI — Phil Mickelson looked boyish in a dark suit that hung from his shoulders and appeared to be two sizes too big, the result of losing 28 pounds. He says he has more energy. He talks as though he has more optimism than ever, if that’s even possible. “I’ve been going at it ...

No. 2 overall pick Bosa making big impact with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With San Francisco not in the market for a quarterback heading into this year’s NFL draft, coach Kyle Shanahan was hoping Arizona would take Kyler Murray first and leave the 49ers their choice of defensive players. When that happened, the Niners leaped at the ...

The magic of math in assessing certain health risks

Dear Dr. Roach: In a recent column, you reported using “the standard risk calculator” to determine that a person has a risk of heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years of “6.8%.” What exactly does this mean? How was the risk determined? How does such a risk calculation compare with ...

Holding a grudge can end up hurting you more than anyone else

Dear Annie: Soldiers still cry 50 years after their experiences with horrendous trauma. The letter writer, “Grieving,” is touched forever, too, by her trauma. The list goes on and on of the many things that people experience that they find very difficult to “get over.” Most people are ...

Day says Wisconsin loss doesn’t diminish matchup

COLUMBUS (AP) — Though Ohio State’s matchup with Wisconsin this week is no longer a showdown of unbeaten top-10 teams, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day says that doesn’t change a thing. The Badgers (6-1, 3-1 Big Ten) suffered a shocking 24-23 loss to Illinois last Saturday after being favored by ...

Cy Young winners, 1st-rounders fill rotations

HOUSTON (AP) — The starting rotations for the World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are filled with former Cy Young winners and first-round draft picks. Game 1 featured a pair of starting pitchers who were first-round draft picks — and so will Game 2. Two of the ...

Falcons trade receiver Sanu to Patriots

BOSTON (AP) — The Patriots have done a lot of shuffling at receiver this season. They are hoping Mohamed Sanu can provide some stability as they try to solidify their offense heading into a difficult part of their schedule. The Patriots traded a second-round draft pick in 2020 to the ...

Power of attorney power struggle can be challenging

Dear Annie: I have been my mom’s power of attorney and medical proxy since she was deemed incompetent with a dementia diagnosis five years ago. I am the youngest of three sisters, and the oldest sibling couldn’t believe she was not “put in charge,” as she told my mom’s elder ...

Registered dietitian nutrionist helps you choose best foods

Dear Dr. Roach: In a recent column, you wrote “nearly everyone can reduce their heart disease risk by having a diet with very little meat but high in vegetables, legumes and nuts, along with whole grains and fruits.” Because of poorly functioning kidneys, my kidney doctor has told me I need ...

Cy Young winners, 1st-rounders fill rotations

HOUSTON (AP) — The starting rotations for the World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are filled with former Cy Young winners and first-round draft picks. Game 1 featured a pair of starting pitchers who were first-round draft picks — and so will Game 2. Two of the ...

Bloomville man dies in accident

A Bloomville man died in a three-vehicle accident on SR 231, near CR 90, on Friday. Charles Dyer, 48, was thrown from the 2007 Suzuki motorcycle he was driving and pronounced dead at the scene. Trooper Austin Young of the Fremont post of State Highway Patrol said James Wolf, 62, of Upper ...

NR council welcomes new member

NEW RIEGEL — New Riegel Village Council welcomed new member Rick Kessler at Tuesday’s meeting. Kessler will be completing the two-year term vacated by Deidre Bakies. He also accepted the duties of chairman of the Finance Committee. The Halloween parade in New Riegel is scheduled for Oct ...

Mother-in-law wants improved relationship

Dear Annie: My son was married eight months ago and now lives on the other side of the country. During their courtship, engagement and wedding, I did everything I could to be friends with his wife. I bought her a rehearsal dinner dress, which she approved of at first. I helped her dress for the ...

It’s best to quit smoking and vaping

Dear Dr. Roach: I quit smoking about six months ago and was able to resist the temptation to smoke again because I took up vaping immediately afterward. Thanks to vaping, I think this time I will be able to stay off of cigarette smoking permanently after unsuccessfully quitting a half dozen ...

Browns GM Dorsey hints he’s discussed LT Williams with Redskins

BEREA (AP) — Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey already has pulled off one blockbuster trade. He seems eager to make another. Dorsey said he’s had “a few conversations” lately with Washington Redskins President Bruce Allen and hinted one of the topics discussed has been a ...

Browns’ Mayfield slowed by hip injury, but should face Pats

BEREA (AP) — Baker Mayfield will have extra time to prepare for the unbeaten Patriots. He needs it. Cleveland’s quarterback was limited during Tuesday’s practice with a hip injury sustained on a scramble in the second half Sunday against Seattle. Mayfield was hurt when he made a spin ...

Briefs

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL: Seneca East beat Mansfield Christian 25-4, 25-14, 25-7 to advance to Thursday's sectional final at Monroeville. GOLF: Tom Company, Charlie Reinbolt, Pete Meisner, and Dick Hull beat out 13 other teams in the Bump's Travel Group scramble outing at Sycamore Hills by shooting ...

New school: Beilein leaves college to teach young Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein stood at midcourt with his arms folded and watched as the Cavaliers pushed through practice drills that the former Michigan coach developed and perfected during 37 years at the college level. With each bounce of the ball, every pass and shot, Beilein’s head ...

Man admits community control violations

A man who pleaded guilty to a theft charge in connection to Tiffin Police Department’s investigation into shipped packages taken from porches was sentenced Tuesday to more than 100 days in Seneca County Jail. In February, Christopher P. Chaffee, 36, of Tiffin, had pleaded guilty to a charge ...

Looking to hop off hamster wheel

Dear Annie: I guess my question is more just about the state of my life. I went to great schools, played college sports, got married to a wonderful woman, and we have four terrific children. We live in a nice house. Yet despite all these outward appearances of success, I don’t feel ...