Archive for June 20th, 2013
CLEVELAND — Royals pitcher Luis Mendoza was unstoppable in carrying a no-hitter into the fifth inning on Wednesday night.
Once the Indians broke through, however, it didn’t take them long to send him to the showers.
Editor’s note: The following is the third of four stories examining players the Cavaliers might select with the first pick in the NBA Draft.
There’s not much debate that Georgetown small forward Otto Porter would be an upgrade over …Read More
MIAMI — LeBron James could not sleep after Game 6.
Imagine, then, how frayed his emotions will be going into Game 7.
So much is at stake. Legacies, for so many players, James included. The NBA championship. Whether the season was a success or a bust. How he will be portrayed over the next few months. How …Read More
Samantha Petruzzi became the first Medina Makos swimmer to compete in the USA Section 1 Central Zone Speedo Championship.
Fifty-two teams representing 15 states were on hand for the meet in Waukesha, Wis., in March.
Petruzzi made the finals in the 200-yard butterfly, finishing 19th. She also competed in the 100 fly and posted three …Read More
Tiger Woods’ sore left elbow will keep him out of competition until the British Open.
Woods said Wednesday on his website that doctors found a strain in his left elbow and advised that he take a few weeks off for rest and treatment. That means he will miss the AT&T National next week at Congressional, where …Read More
Serena Williams said she’s reaching out to the family of the Steubenville rape case victim after she was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.”
“I am currently reaching out to the girl’s family to let her know that I am deeply sorry for what was written in …Read More
CLEVELAND — Indians closer Chris Perez will not be activated from the 15-day disabled list until at least Saturday, but his sore right shoulder finally appears to be healthy.
Manager Terry Francona said Perez “feels really good physically, but is still fixing things a little bit mechanically,” which could force him to make one additional minor-league …Read More
BEREA — The Browns have hired five scouts, as general manager Michael Lombardi continues to remake the personnel department.
Frank Edgerly was named senior pro scout and Brent Blaylock, Brendan Donovan, Matthew Manocherian and Patrick Moore were added as college scouts, the team announced Wednesday.
Edgerly spent the last four seasons in the Patriots’ personnel department, one …Read More
Kiera Manion-Fischer and Loren Genson
Medina teachers and school administrators have joined forces to lobby the legislature for changes in the rating system that will be used to evaluate teachers statewide next year.
A letter signed by the Medina teachers’ union president and school curriculum officials asks state lawmakers to reduce the role played by tests to …Read More
A Medina resident and creator of the “Medina City Schools Outrage” Facebook page is leading a petition drive calling for the resignations of two board members saying it’s the only way to pass a levy on the November ballot.
“It’s a symbolic gesture,” Mark Kuhar said. “We’re hoping to demonstrate that enough people would consider voting …Read More