July 23, 2016

Medina
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Anderson signs deal with Cavaliers

Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — Colorful center Chris “Birdman” Andersen is officially a member of the Cavaliers. The 6-foot-10, 245-pounder signed a one-year, $1.55 million contract Friday, accepting the veteran’s minimum salary to join the NBA champions. He made $5.19 million last season while playing for Memphis and Miami. Andersen takes over the roster Read More…

Surratt’s good tourney run comes to an end

Brad Bournival The Gazette FARGO, N.D. — Wadsworth’s Cody Surratt sat in a corner of the FargoDome on Friday taped up and iced. Lutheran West senior and Medina resident James Handwerk was cooped up in Johnson Hall in his bed. Both were hurting from the Junior Freestyle National Tournament at North Dakota State University in Read More…

Refusing to let up: Team Ohio sets sights on national wrestling title

FARGO, N.D. — Team Ohio won’t be satisfied with anything but a national team title in Junior Freestyle action. Heading into today’s action, the Buckeye state has 16 wrestlers left on the championship side and 14 left in the consolation. The team is looking to win a national crown for the first time since 2003 Read More…

Browns: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell meets with suspended WR Josh Gordon in advance of application for reinstatement

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell summoned suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon as he prepares to decide Gordon’s fate for the upcoming season. Goodell sat down with Gordon on Wednesday after asking for the meeting, a league source confirmed to The Chronicle-Telegram on Thursday. Gordon has been serving an indefinite suspension since Feb. 3, 2015, and can Read More…

BREAKING: Citing HB2, NBA announces relocation of 2017 All-Star Game from North Carolina

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league had expressed its opposition to the law known as HB2 since it was enacted in March, and its decision Thursday came less than Read More…

LoFaso has rough day at wrestling nationals

FARGO, N.D. — Taped up from ear-to-ear in order to stop a bloody nose, Brunswick resident and Padua sophomore Sam LoFaso III wore the scars of the Fargo Cadet Freestyle National Tournament on Wednesday. Unfortunately for the 138-pounder it meant an early exit as the bracketing gods weren’t too kind to him. The lone representative Read More…

Ingraham: Indians in great position — and should make deals to get in better one

For the Indians, with the best starting rotation in the majors, it’s sitting there, big and juicy, like low-hanging fruit. Do they have the guts to pick it? To pick it, they must sell out, swing for the fences and push all their chips to the middle of the table. Their nature, and history, is Read More…

Indians roll over Royals to take series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the span of three innings, the Indians’ Tyler Naquin homered to left field, sent a two-run double down the right-field line and connected on a three-run homer over the center-field wall. Talk about using all fields. The rookie outfielder’s career-high six RBIs, along with three more homers by teammates and Read More…

Browns: Isaiah Crowell attends Dallas funeral of slain police officer as he continues to try to make amends for offensive social media post

Running back Isaiah Crowell took another step toward rebuilding his image and proving to the Browns he’s truly sorry for an offensive illustration he posted on social media. Crowell spent the weekend in Dallas attending the funeral of a slain officer and meeting with police officials. “Based on my interactions, I am confident that the Read More…

Indians: Michael Brantley suffers another setback in shoulder rehab

Michael Brantley’s return to the major league lineup has been put on hold … again. The Indians announced Tuesday that Brantley’s minor league rehab assignment at Double-A Akron was shut down after the left fielder experienced discomfort in his surgically repaired right shoulder. No timetable for a return to action was given. He was scheduled Read More…