Archive for June 26th, 2013
BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles have come to expect home runs from Chris Davis, who delivered a much-needed clout in the seventh inning of a tight game against the Indians.
What happened next came as a complete surprise.
BEREA — Browns defensive end Armonty Bryant heard Maurice Clarett’s speech about an NFL career that never got started, and realized that could be him.
Bryant listened to Adam (formerly “Pacman”) Jones’ stories of arrests and suspensions, and could relate.
Bryant was riveted to Chris Herren’s life story of drug abuse and blown second chances, and was …Read More
Draft experts Chad Ford and Joe Kotoch agree on one thing: The Cavaliers are thinking big.
No one knows for sure what Cleveland general manager Chris Grant is going to do with the No. 1 pick Thursday night in the NBA Draft, but it looks like the Cavs are deciding between two big men in Kentucky’s …Read More
MIAMI — LeBron James has this summer on his mind, and is already starting to plan for next season.
The summer of 2014, that can wait.
James said Tuesday that he is not thinking about the possibility of becoming a free agent in 12 months, though he did acknowledge that the prospects of competing with …Read More
LONDON — After a week filled by a headline-grabbing, off-court tiff with Maria Sharapova and a series of apologies stemming from a magazine profile, Serena Williams got back to doing what she does best.
Better than anyone in the world right now, really.
Extending her winning streak to 32 matches, the longest single-season run on the women’s …Read More
BEREA — Outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo spent Tuesday morning on the Browns practice field working with kids as part of the NFL Rookie Symposium’s Play 60 event.
The next time Mingo steps foot on that field, he’ll be participating in his first training camp.
“I am ready,” he said. “I’m just looking forward to it, …Read More
WADSWORTH — Three Wadsworth teens have been charged with underage drinking in connection with a gathering at a home earlier this month where a man died.
Nicholas Bursac, 24, of Barberton, was found dead in the basement of 197 Bellmore Court at about 6 a.m. June 3. Wadsworth EMTs had responded to a call that a …Read More
BRUNSWICK — The city spent less last year than a decade ago.
The city had total expenditures of $21.08 million in 2012 compared with $23.54 million in 2003, according to the city’s annual financial report filed with the state audit, which was released Tuesday.
“We spent $2.5 million less in 2012 than we did in 2003,” city …Read More
Medina County’s labor force — the number of people with jobs or looking for work — rose last month for the second time in a row.
The county’s labor force totaled 94,100 in May — 500 more than reported in April, according to data released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
Because the …Read More