Archive for June 7th, 2013
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 his $632,802 base salary.
Gordon was …Read More
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 in York Township …Read More
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 at Comerica Park.
It was …Read More
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 showing at Jesse Owens …Read More
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.
9 a.m. – Girls long jump (Autumn Young, CVCA)
1:10 p.m. – Girls 100 finals (Autumn Young, CVCA)
1:35 p.m. – Boys 1,600 finals (Mick Iacofano, SVSM)
2:40 p.m. …Read More
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 the shipment of …Read More
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.
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, …Read More
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
COLUMBUS — Before this season, Leah Runkle didn’t know exactly how to run the 400-meter dash.
A 100 and 200 runner for most of her career, the Wadsworth junior has not only learned the techniques of running the event, she is a key leg on one of the state’s top 4×400 relay teams, along with fellow …Read More