Archive for April 15th, 2013
CLEVELAND — Nick Swisher and Michael Bourn stole most of the thunder, but Mark Reynolds might wind up being the Indians’ biggest offseason acquisition.
Cleveland hasn’t had a power hitter such as Reynolds since the days of a healthy Travis Hafner from 2004-06 — i.e. a slugger capable of hitting 30 home runs per season, …Read More
The Associated Press
BOSTON — Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people and injuring more than 80 in a terrifying scene of shattered glass, billowing smoke, bloodstained pavement and severed limbs, authorities said.
A senior U.S. intelligence official said two …Read More
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A spokeswoman for Pilot Flying J, the truck stop business owned by the family of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and his brother, Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, says the FBI has locked down the company’s Knoxville headquarters.
Spokeswoman Lauren Christ said in a statement the company doesn’t know why …Read More
BOSTON — Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people, injuring 23 others and sending authorities rushing to aid wounded spectators. A senior U.S. intelligence official said two other explosive devices were found nearby.
One runner, a Rhode Island state trooper, said the blasts …Read More
BOSTON — Boston police say two people were killed and 23 people were hurt when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
The blasts shattered the end of the race Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry away the injured while stragglers in the …Read More
PHILADELPHIA — Kyrie Irving walked to the bench with 10:31 left in the third quarter Sunday with five fouls, four points and four turnovers to his name.
He never returned.
There simply wasn’t a need on a day the Cavaliers never made it to Wells Fargo Center.
In a season full of disappointing efforts, the Cavs squeezed in …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Mother Nature did everything she could to affect the 26th annual Medina Relays on Saturday.
She dished out rain, hail, high winds and cold temperatures, but nothing could stop the competition on the track.
From down-to-the-wire finishes and comebacks, the event at Judy Kirsch Field had a little bit of everything, even if most of …Read More
GRANGER TWP. — Eddie sure made it look easy.
Right-hander Ed Williams shined in separate games as Highland’s baseball team swept Medina 5-1 and 4-0 in an ultra-rare Sunday non-league doubleheader.
The junior earned a three-inning save after taking over for Ashton Budzinski in the opener, then started the second and scattered just …Read More
LEXINGTON — The Brunswick girls track team used a pair of individual wins to take third Saturday afternoon at the Lexington Invitational.
Kristine Camper and Anastatia Fitzroy each won with season-best performances as the Blue Devils recorded 87½ points to finish behind GlenOak (90½) and Dublin Coffman (90).
Camper clocked 2:22.33 in the …Read More
SPENCER — About 30 Black River students and parents rallied Saturday in the Spencer village center to support a 5.9-mill levy on the May 7 ballot.