April 19, 2014

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Jamison could be done for season

INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison could be done for the season.
The Cavs announced Monday evening that the fractured little finger on Jamison’s left hand will require surgery and he’s expected to be out five to seven weeks. There are slightly more than six weeks left in the regular season.
Jamison, Cleveland’s leading scorer [...] Read More…

Area roads closed due to flooding

ASHLAND — Several roads in Medina County are closed because of flooding caused by rainfall Sunday night into today and melting snow. The Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 3 announced at 2 p.m. the roads are closed for the safety of motorists. Affected roads are: • U.S. Route 42 between Fenn and Remsen roads in Read More…

76ers 95, Cavs 91: Cavs down again

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers have cured their allergy to winning. Their next step is to figure out a way to develop a winning streak.
For the seventh straight time dating all the way back to Nov. 16, Cleveland lost when it had a chance to win two games in a row, falling 95-91 to the Philadelphia [...] Read More…

NFL combine: Peterson born to play football

INDIANAPOLIS — LSU’s Patrick Peterson is considered the top cornerback in the NFL Draft. He’s likely to be a top-five pick in April. (If he isn’t, the Browns could very well snatch him at No. 6.) He won the Thorpe and Bednarik awards as the nation’s top defensive back and overall defensive player.
Peterson was born [...] Read More…

Obituaries for February 28, 2011

Daniel Carson Patricia Ann Deaderick Joseph Michael Maximovich Charles H. Mencke Stephen A. Paroda, Jr. Read the full obituaries on The Medina-Gazette E-edition at: http://wp2.medina-gazette.com/GazettEdition/

Combine update: Former LSU players praise coach Les Miles, an Elyria native

INDIANAPOLIS – Eight Louisiana State University Tigers are at the NFL scouting combine. That says a lot about the talent compiled by coach Les Miles, an Elyria High graduate and Elyria Sports Hall of Famer.
His former players had plenty to say about him throughout the weekend.
“Coach Miles, he’s a winner,” running back Stevan Ridley said. [...] Read More…

Combine notes: Browns GM Tom Heckert says WR Brian Robiskie has bright future

Scott Petrak
The Chronicle-Telegram
INDIANAPOLIS – Browns receiver Brian Robiskie had seven catches as a rookie in 2009 and 29 last year. He has three touchdowns and 416 yards in his career.
General manager Tom Heckert wasn’t around when Robiskie was drafted in the second round out of Ohio State, but Heckert gave him a strong vote of [...] Read More…

NFL combine: No shortage of good defensive linemen in draft

INDIANAPOLIS – One by one they took the podium Saturday in the giant media room at Lucas Oil Stadium. Alabama’s Marcell Dareus. Clemson’s Da’Quan Bowers. North Carolina’s Robert Quinn. Wisconsin’s J.J. Watt.
Which one will the Browns select at No. 6 in the NFL Draft on April 28?
The Browns could go in a different direction – [...] Read More…

Browns: Notes from combine news conferences of GM Tom Heckert, coach Pat Shurmur

INDIANAPOLIS – Browns general manager Tom Heckert and coach Pat Shurmur stepped behind the main podium today at the NFL scouting combine to field questions from the national media.
Heckert received a number of questions about defensive linemen, as the Browns are a strong candidate to take one with the sixth pick in the draft.
Here are [...] Read More…

(Updated) Combine update day 3: Defensive linemen take center stage

INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL could’ve renamed Saturday at the scouting combine “Browns Day.”
The parade of top-notch defensive linemen through the interview room at Lucas Oil Stadium began with Alabama tackle Marcell Dareus. Clemson’s Da’Quan Bowers was next. North Carolina’s Robert Quinn followed, but Auburn’s Nick Fairley never made it.
The defensive linemen take the podiums on [...] Read More…