October 24, 2014

Medina
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Witsaman big hit on championship team

Dan Brown The Gazette   Earlier this month, Miami, Fla., had a Northeast Ohio feel to it.   Five Medina County volleyball players represented the area in the Sunshine State at the 30th annual USA Junior Olympic National Championships at the Miami Beach Convention Center.   No one enjoyed the sunny atmosphere more than Medina’s Read More…

Signing of Parker culminates long courtship

Brian Dulik  The Gazette   INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers’ courtship of Anthony Parker began in the spring of 2006, but it didn’t come to fruition until Monday afternoon.   The former Toronto Raptors shooting guard officially signed a two-year, $6 million contract with Cleveland, taking advantage of a second chance to learn first-hand what playing Read More…

Tribe ends disastrous first half with ugly loss

The Associated Press   DETROIT — Brandon Inge said he wasn’t sure how to prepare for today’s Home Run Derby, but the Cleveland Indians gave him a good chance to warm up.   Inge homered twice Sunday, giving him 21 on the season, and the Detroit Tigers went on to rout the Indians 10-1.   Read More…

Browns rank low, just don’t tell fans

Scott Petrak   The Gazette   ESPN The Magazine just came out with a ranking of all 122 franchises in the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB. The overall criterion: how much teams give back to fans for all the emotion, money and time fans invest.   The Browns rank … drumroll, please … No. 114. Read More…

Loyalty pays for Varejao

Brian Dulik The Gazette   CLEVELAND — Rasheed Wallace and Antonio McDyess set the financial bar for power forwards, then Anderson Varejao soared right over it.   In a depressed market for free agents, Varejao cashed in big with a six-year, $42.5 million contract from the Cavaliers. The mop-topped Brazilian will be in town today Read More…