Archive for June 28th, 2013
MEDINA — The Fourth of July tradition will return to Medina Public Square with more improvements that benefit runners, bikers and all families.
The Twin Sizzler is back for its 38th edition Thursday morning, and the American Red Cross and Westfield Insurance are working to build a community event full of “fun, friends and …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — Cavaliers general manager Chris Grant was happy to add Anthony Bennett, Sergey Karasev and Carrick Felix in the NBA Draft on Thursday night.
Grant, however, was the first to admit Friday at an introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts for Bennett and Felix — Karasev returned to Russia to play in a …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — No. 1 overall draft pick Anthony Bennett and young Cavaliers veteran Tristan Thompson are both from Toronto and both play power forward.
Coach Mike Brown doesn’t care.
“They’ve got to go out and compete,” Brown said Friday afternoon during Bennett’s introductory press conference at Cleveland Clinic Courts. “They’re both competitors.
“They might be buddies, …Read More
The Associated Press
CHICAGO — Jason Kipnis reached base six times and scored four runs, Ryan Raburn homered and drove in four, and the Indians rallied from five down early on to pound the Chicago White Sox 19-10 in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Friday.
The Indians matched a season high for runs. They also …Read More
Nevada-Las Vegas power forward Anthony Bennett admitted being “surprised” when the Cavaliers made him the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft.
He wasn’t alone.
Cleveland general manager Chris Grant stunned the pro basketball world Thursday by taking the 20-year-old freshman over several higher profile prospects.
Kentucky center Nerlens Noel, Georgetown small forward Otto Porter Jr., Kansas …Read More
BALTIMORE — Chris Davis drove in the tiebreaking run on a fielder’s choice grounder in a wild five-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied for a 7-3 victory over the Indians on Thursday night.
The Orioles used six hits and two errors to erase a 3-2 deficit in the fifth, salvaging a split in …Read More
MEDINA — After sustaining a knee injury three games into the season, Medina lacrosse player Josh Kuehn wasn’t sure what was in store for him.
The recent graduate didn’t let the setback slow down his play, as he anchored the Bees midfield with his ability to score and play lockdown defense.
That play didn’t go …Read More
INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers didn’t need to trade with the Dallas Mavericks in order to move up and get the second player they wanted Thursday night in the NBA Draft.
After surprising everyone by taking UNLV power forward Anthony Bennett with the No. 1 pick, Cleveland did what was expected when Sergey Karasev was still available …Read More
Jarvis Jones got a glimpse of what his life would’ve been like this week during the NFL Rookie Symposium.
Jones was a logical candidate for the Browns during April’s draft after spending his Georgia career in the 3-4 scheme adopted by Cleveland and amassing 28 sacks in two seasons. But Cleveland chose LSU’s Barkevious Mingo at …Read More
LONDON — What a stark statistic for the nation of Bill Tilden and Don Budge, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It’s been 101 years since no men from the United States reached Wimbledon’s third round.
And the last time it happened, way back in 1912, no Americans even entered the oldest …Read More