April 17, 2014

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All-American Joe Haden: I haven’t nearly reached my peak

INDIANAPOLIS — Florida’s Joe Haden and the Browns will be linked until the NFL Draft. Cornerback is among their biggest needs, and he’s an All-American and the consensus best cornerback in the draft.
He says he’ll continue to get better.
“I haven’t nearly reached my peak at all,” he said Sunday at the NFL scouting combine. “I [...] Read More…

Tennessee’s Eric Berry thinks he’s draft’s best

INDIANAPOLIS — Tennessee safety Eric Berry is predicted to go in the top five picks in April’s NFL Draft, but he wants more. He wants to be No. 1.
“I want to come here and leave no doubt,” he said Sunday at the scouting combine. “My whole goal coming into the combine is to remove the [...] Read More…

Browns’ Eric Mangini comfortable in Mike Holmgren’s shadow

INDIANAPOLIS — Browns coach Eric Mangini is in a reduced role at this year’s scouting combine, and says he’s enjoying it.
Mangini was the de facto leader of the organization in his first season with the Browns. This year, he has two bosses — president Mike Holmgren and general manager Tom Heckert — so the final [...] Read More…

Mississippi’s Dexter McCluster lights up room and field

INDIANAPOLIS — Ole Miss’ Dexter McCluster has a bright smile, long dreadlocks and big personality. The do-everything prospect captivated the audience Saturday during his time at the podium — just like he does on the field.
“I definitely pride myself on being electrifying,” McCluster said.
McCluster measured 5-foot-8, 172 pounds, which is the only reason he might [...] Read More…

Holmgren clarifies QB situation

INDIANAPOLIS —NFL free agency begins March 5. So does the trading season. Quarterback Derek Anderson’s $2 million roster bonus becomes due March 19. The draft starts April 22. Browns president Mike Holmgren has those dates memorized, and he plans on using all the available time to resolve the quagmire at quarterback. “I haven’t made any Read More…

3-pointers push Cavs to win

TORONTO — Mo Williams made back-to-back 3-pointers in overtime and finished with 22 points, LeBron James scored 36, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Toronto Raptors 126-118 on Friday night. Antawn Jamison scored 22 points and Delonte West added 15 for Cleveland, which won its third straight. Anderson Varejao had 11 points and eight rebounds Read More…

Snow-covered highways take toll

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A Chippewa Lake man died Friday after he lost control of his vehicle and slid into oncoming traffic on state Route 18 near Beach Road in Granger Township. Trooper Dan Kumor of the Medina post of the Ohio Highway Patrol said Robert Krause, 38, was driving his 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe east on Route 18 when Read More…

Obituaries for Feb. 27, 2010

Mary Evelyn Edwards Michael R. Miracle Marie Shlifka Read the full obituaries in The Gazette E-dition at: http://medinagazette.oh.newsmemory.com/

BREAKING NEWS: Fatal accident on Route 18

GRANGER TWP. — A Chippewa Lake man, traveling east on state Route 18, died Friday after his Chevrolet Tahoe slid across the highway into oncoming westbound traffic, the Ohio Highway Patrol reported.

Charley Casserly says first round best since 1983

INDIANAPOLIS — Charley Casserly, a CBS analyst who was general manager of the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins, thinks the upcoming NFL Draft is loaded with top-end talent.
“It’s the best first round I’ve seen since 1983,” he said Friday at the scouting combine.
The famous draft included Hall of Fame quarterbacks John Elway, Dan Marino and [...] Read More…