October 25, 2014

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Gordon suspended for two games

  Scott Petrak The Gazette Browns No. 1 receiver Josh Gordon started his second season by dropping the ball. Gordon was suspended without pay for the team’s first two regular-season games for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, the NFL announced Friday afternoon. He was also fined two additional game checks. He will forfeit $148,894 of Read More…

Masters: Heart of the Bucks

Albert Grindle The Gazette For an unusually humble man who could run like a deer, broad jump nearly 22 feet and trample defenders with the fury of a freight train, Tom Masters’ life has consistently revolved around helping others and loving nature. Growing up on a farm on the corner of Spieth and Columbia roads Read More…

Verlander gets best of Tribe

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette DETROIT — The Indians have undergone a number of changes over the past two-plus weeks, but one thing has remained constant. They keep losing. A new venue in Detroit did little to remedy Cleveland’s ills, as the Indians dropped a 7-5 decision in the opener of a three-game series Friday night Read More…

Wadsworth relay places at state

  Dan Brown The Gazette COLUMBUS — Wadsworth’s girls 4×800-meter relay didn’t win the Division I state title Friday night, but the group has a lot to be proud of. After winning a Suburban League championship and placing second at the Nordonia D-I District and Youngstown Regional, the Grizzlies capped their season with a fourth-place Read More…

Saturday’s schedule for county runners

State track schedule The following is a schedule of when Medina County’s athletes will be in action today at the state meet at Ohio State University’s Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. TODAY Division II 9 a.m. – Girls long jump (Autumn Young, CVCA) 1:10 p.m. – Girls 100 finals (Autumn Young, CVCA) 1:35 p.m. – Boys Read More…

Clarification for Perez situation

Chris Assenheimer The Gazette DETROIT — There was some clarification in the Chris Perez situation Friday, and it wasn’t positive news for the Indians and their closer. An investigation into packages delivered to Perez’s Rocky River home on Tuesday resulted in the pitcher and his wife Melanie being formally charged with misdemeanor drug possession in Read More…

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Sports Hall of Fame: Flash eyes another state title

The Flash will be honored Thursday during Medina County Sports Hall of Fame ceremonies at The Galaxy Restaurant in Wadsworth. The Flash won its second straight Special Olympics softball title. (PHOTO PROVIDED)

Steve King The best run of success ever by a Medina County sports team? There are a lot of choices. Wadsworth High wrestling has been outstanding for a long time. So have Medina girls soccer and Wadsworth girls basketball. Brunswick football is in the conversation, too. The list could go on and on. But somewhere Read More…

Track: Medina’s Cari Pallini steals a page from brothers, dad

Medina's Cari Pallini will be competing at the state tournament in both the shotput and discus. (PHOTO BY RON SCHWANE)

Growing up in a house with two older brothers can be tough for any girl. Medina’s Cari Pallini didn’t mind. It made her into the no-excuses, gritty competitor she is today. “It made me into a tomboy, but in the end everything turned out good,” she said Thursday. “I’m a no-nonsense person, and that’s because Read More…

Browns: Chudzinski likes what he’s seeing

Rob Chudzinski

BEREA — Rob Chudzinski joked, chatted and taught Thursday as the Browns finished the offseason program with a final minicamp practice. The beginning of one of the few lulls of the NFL calendar could’ve been the reason for the good mood. More likely is Chudzinski’s comfort with his team. The first-year coach likes what he’s Read More…