NORTON — Syd Sherry made a mess on the softball diamond Tuesday, but she sure did clean it up.
After her two errors at third base paved the way for three unearned runs, the Brunswick sophomore moved to the circle and completely shut down Cloverleaf, allowing the Blue Devils to pull back away for a 7-3 …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ luck with ping-pong balls continues to be much better than their play on the court.
For the second time in three years, Cleveland won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, granting it the No. 1 pick for the June 27 event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The Cavs (24-58) had the …Read More
CLEVELAND — The Indians thought they were facing Detroit’s ace tonight — not Tuesday.
Offering up a Justin Verlander-esque performance in the series opener between Central Division rivals Cleveland and Detroit, Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer pitched his team to a 5-1 victory.
The Indians get Verlander in the series finale, and that might be a better prospect …Read More
NORTON — A pair of high-fives from coach Jessica Toocheck sufficed for a postgame celebration.
The Medina softball team has been here before.
A high-octane second inning, sterling defense and efficient pitching were all the top-seeded Bees needed Tuesday in an impressive 5-2 win over fourth-seeded Barberton in the Barberton Division I District semifinals.
As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. That’s the exact approach Michalla Gordon has taken this season.
After hurting her Achilles tendon during the indoor season — making it virtually impossible to continue as a hurdler — the Wadsworth senior wasn’t sure what she was going to do until a suggestion from …Read More
CLEVELAND — Chris Perez and Indians fans are back in the news.
Perez, the fiery closer who upset fans with disparaging comments about them last season, deactivated his Twitter account Monday night. It is believed that Perez did so because he received abusive tweets from fans after allowing a go-ahead home run — his third homer …Read More
CLEVELAND — The numbers were stacked against Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber on Tuesday night.
The 27-year-old was 1-2 with a 9.17 ERA against Detroit during his career — 0-1 with a 15.43 ERA in one start vs. the Tigers this season. He was also 0-5 with a 5.09 ERA in 11 career appearances at Progressive …Read More
A year ago at this time, Eric Hagg was installed as the starter at free safety during offseason workouts.
On Tuesday, he was waived.
The Browns made a series of roster moves, headlined by the release of Hagg. He was a seventh-round pick in 2011 and played 10 games as a rookie, mostly on special teams. He …Read More
Albert Grindle and Rick Noland
NORTON — One team is not overlooking anything, while the other is zeroed in on revenge.
The Medina and Brunswick softball teams know each other well, having played twice in Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division play.
CLEVELAND — If Indians fans don’t believe in their team now, they probably never will.
The majors’ best club since April 20 stayed hot at Progressive Field on Monday afternoon, overcoming a flurry of misfortune to turn back the Mariners 10-8 in 10 innings and complete a four-game sweep.
A three-run home run from Yan Gomes won …Read More