November 26, 2014

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Browns QB Johnny Manziel allegedly involved in fight early Saturday morning

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Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel didn’t leave the sideline Sunday, but was back in the news Monday. Manziel was involved in an altercation at about 2:30 Saturday morning at The 9 in downtown Cleveland. The alleged victim’s account to the police claimed “Johnny Football and his entourage” assaulted him in a brawl by the elevators, Read More…

Browns Notes: Safety Tashaun Gipson to miss rest of regular season with knee injury

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Free safety Tashaun Gipson is likely done for the regular season with a torn right medial collateral ligament. It’s yet to be determined if the Browns will keep him on the roster in the hopes he can return if they make the playoffs. The Browns (7-4) haven’t qualified for the postseason since 2002. “The timing Read More…

Browns coach Mike Pettine, WR Andrew Hawkins never lost faith in QB Brian Hoyer

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As Brian Hoyer chastised himself Sunday night for his two fourth-quarter interceptions, coach Mike Pettine and his team celebrated their quarterback’s comeback. Hoyer regrouped mentally and completed four straight passes for 61 yards to set up Billy Cundiff for the winning 37-yard field goal in the 26-24 victory over Atlanta. “I don’t think there’s ever Read More…

LeBron James sets tone with 16 points in first quarter as Cavaliers crush Magic

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CLEVELAND — He went from LeStink to LeStar and the Cavaliers followed. LeBron James, who said “I stink” earlier in the day, dominated from the outset Monday night as Cleveland cruised to a 106-74 win over the Orlando Magic to end a four-game losing streak. “I’m my biggest critic,” said James, who put up 29 Read More…

Medina’s Masonic Temple examined to decide rehabilitation

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Medina city officials turned on their flashlights for a tour of the Masonic Temple on Monday evening to help decide whether to rehabilitate or raze all or part of the building. City Council won the building, at 120 N. Elmwood Ave. across the parking lot from City Hall, in an auction in July for $258,000. Read More…

Dolores Skalak

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Dolores Skalak, 81, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Sunday, November 23, 2014, in Medina. She was born July 22, 1933, in Cleveland, to the late Lawrence and Anna (nee Braksator) Ehret. She is survived by her loving children, Larry (Dorothy) Skalak III of Medina and Linda (Kevin) Evans of Seville; cherished grandchildren, Michael, Laura, Melanie, Read More…

Donald G. Brobst

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Donald G. Brobst, 88, of Hinckley, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 19, 2014. He was born on April 12, 1926 in Akron, to the late Gerald and Josephine (nee Smith) Brobst. He proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired from Ford Motor Company. Donald enjoyed wood working, hunting, fishing, was Read More…

Mable M. Farley

Mable M. Farley, 70, of Homerville, died Sunday afternoon, November 23, 2014 at her home. She was born June 3, 1944 in Ellsworth, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Art St. Clair and Cara Crouse. She was a homemaker all her life. She is survived by her husband, Paul Farley, whom she married January 21, 1961; children, Read More…

Women’s soccer: Katie Roberts nominated for Golden Boot

Katie Roberts has put herself in rare air after finishing a storybook senior season at the University at Buffalo. The 2011 Cloverleaf graduate logged 12 goals and added three assists to lift the Bulls’ women’s soccer team to its first Mid-American Conference title. In doing so, Buffalo also reached the NCAA Division I Tournament for Read More…

Kyle Hotz named Gazette soccer MVP for renewed focus, fitness

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Kyle Hotz knew something had to change. After a five-goal junior season in which he struggled to stay on the pitch for long periods of time, the Brunswick forward was far from satisfied. “When (my junior) season ended, I got off the bus and Coach (Ben Dotson) asked me if I was going to play Read More…