INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers are feeling better about themselves, but they know they still have work to do.
Cleveland has won three of its last four to improve to 7-13 on the season heading into a game against the New York Knicks tonight at Quicken Loans Arena, but the loss was a debacle Friday in Atlanta …Read More
MIAMI LAKES, Fla. — The Bowl Championship Series came calling once again for Ohio State, albeit not the game the Buckeyes wanted.
A day after seeing their national-title hopes and 24-game winning streak end with a loss in the Big Ten Championship, the seventh-ranked Buckeyes were selected Sunday to play against No. 12 Clemson in the …Read More
Got a lot to catch up on regarding the Browns and Buckeyes, so let’s Rick-o-chet around the world of sports:
I’ve said for years that the NFL’s penalty for pass interference is often too severe. To permit a 50- or 55-yard gain on an “iffy” call is wrong. There ought to be a 15-yard version like …Read More
MEDINA — Dean McNeil could’ve gone to a host of schools to continue his soccer career.
The 2013 Gazette MVP is coming off the best season ever for a Medina goalkeeper, something that didn’t go unnoticed by college coaches from schools in all divisions.
But McNeil wanted a place where he not only could play, …Read More
BEREA — Browns coach Rob Chudzinski stuck with his script and chose to accentuate the positive Monday afternoon.
It wasn’t easy, though, coming just 24 hours after Cleveland completely melted down in a 27-26 loss to the New England Patriots.
Connor Cook wasn’t expected to be Michigan State’s starting quarterback this year.
Even when he was given the job early, he wasn’t comfortable to hold it.
Yet once he found his rhythm, the Spartans marched …Read More
MEDINA — Madi Tata provided the spark and made sure the barely smoldering fire remained lit.
The athletic, hard-working center refused to lose Saturday and powered Medina’s girls basketball team to an ugly 41-36 come-from-behind victory over Brunswick.
On a night in which the Bees (2-2, 2-0) shot 25 percent from the floor, missed 11 of their …Read More
Since the time Dean McNeil was a freshman, the Medina goalkeeper has had the school’s shutout records on a simple whiteboard in his bedroom.
After having just six shutouts to his name entering this season, McNeil never erased the …Read More
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — After the Browns had played their best football of the season for 57 minutes and 21 seconds Sunday, everything had to go wrong for them to fall short of an improbable and impressive upset of the Patriots in Gillette Stadium.
Everything went wrong.
WADSWORTH — The varsity game mirrored the junior varsity contest.
The Wadsworth boys basketball team stormed to a 70-34 victory over Cloverleaf on Friday in Suburban League action after building a …Read More