CANTON Three years ago, just after Shawn Crable had stopped being a football player but before he knew what else to call himself, he returned to Massillon in hopes of finding an answer to the same question that plagues so many professional athletes:
Mike Ranalli's Canton connection was strong from birth. His father, John, and uncle Tony went to McKinley High School. Brother John attended Timken. Uncles Rob and Richard and a cousin went to Central Catholic.