Archive for July 3rd, 2013
WESTFIELD CENTER — Like the majority of the field that didn’t get to finish their opening rounds Monday at the Ohio Open Championship, Bob Henighan didn’t want to leave.
Why would he?
The Medina resident was 3-under …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers and free agent power forward Earl Clark continued their mutual courtship Tuesday.
Clark met with team officials and worked out at Cleveland Clinic Courts, but did not reach a contractual agreement, according to The Associated Press and Sporting News.
The 6-foot-10, 225-pounder, who spent last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, …Read More
LONDON — If Sabine Lisicki had a letdown after defeating Serena Williams, it didn’t show.
If Lisicki is penciling herself into the Wimbledon final, she isn’t saying.
Showing no drop-off after her dramatic victory over Williams, the 23rd-seeded Lisicki returned Tuesday and made quick work of a much less intimidating opponent, 46th-ranked Kaia Kanepi, dispatching …Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carlos Santana and Asdrubal Cabrera each drove in a pair of runs, and the Cleveland Indians took advantage of some wild pitching by the Kansas City Royals in a 6-5 victory Tuesday night.
Mark Reynolds and Jason Giambi also drove in runs for the Indians, who capitalized on eight walks by Royals …Read More
A second consecutive NBA championship and Finals MVP should bring a tangible payoff to LeBron James.
A prominent sports marketing expert expects the Heat star to cash in an additional $5-7 million in annual commercial endorsements.
Considering James already leads all NBA players with $42 million a year in off-court earnings, such an increase doesn’t …Read More
Les Brock and Willie Schwinn were on their way to Cedar Point on Monday morning with their girlfriends when they received the Amber Alert on their smartphones: Kevin Criss, 36, of Middleburg Heights, had reportedly abducted his 8-year-old son, Kevin Criss Jr., from a relative’s home in Cleveland.
Brock, 34, of Litchfield Township, and Schwinn, 36, …Read More
BRUNSWICK — City Manager Jim Lukas is leaving his job Aug. 1 to become safety director for the city of Sharonville, near Cincinnati.
In a letter dated July 1, Lukas said he is going to miss Brunswick.
“This was not an easy decision,” Lukas wrote. “I’ll definitely miss this community.”
Lukas, who is from southern Ohio, …Read More
MEDINA — Five years ago, spouses Kenneth and Laura Grad were charged with fracturing more than two dozen bones in their infant son’s body.
Laura Grad spent three years in prison after she was convicted at a bench trial.
Her husband has yet to stand trial.
The 42-year-old former Montville Township man had his …Read More
Absentee voting begins today for two Cloverleaf Schools levies on the Aug. 6 special election ballot:
• An 8.3-mill additional levy would bring in $3.7 million annually for 10 years and cost the owner of a $100,000 home an additional $248 a year.
• Renewal of a 6.3-mill, five-year levy would bring in $2.8 million a year.
If approved, …Read More