May 5, 2016

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Indians 7, Tigers 3: Tomlin, Lindor help Tribe tame Tigers again

CLEVELAND — There was a time when the Indians couldn’t beat the Detroit Tigers. Now, they can’t lose to them. Cleveland extended its recent mastery of the Central Division heavyweight Tuesday night, opening a three-game series at Progressive Field with a 7-3 victory. It was the Indians’ fourth straight win over the Tigers after completing Read More…

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Indians notes: Surgery could be required on right thumb of Roberto Perez

CLEVELAND — Roberto Perez is scheduled to have his broken right thumb re-examined Thursday by Dr. Thomas Graham, with the possibility of surgery for the backup catcher. “I think they want to give it a couple days to allow some of that swelling to get out of there and get a better look at it,” manager Read More…

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High school tennis: Wadsworth wins first league title since 1976

GRANGER TWP. — Will Hutchinson and Jaret Yost will never forget their final Suburban League match. Nor will anyone else on Wadsworth’s boys tennis team. The seniors won the SL National Division Tournament title at second doubles Monday, which was the decisive point as the Grizzlies earned their first league championship since 1976. Wadsworth (34 Read More…

Even after historic upset, Leicester players train after partying

LEICESTER, England — Even being the first championship winners in Leicester’s 132-year history didn’t get the jubilant players out of training on Tuesday. After partying late into the night, the squad had to swiftly swap beers for bibs as they resumed training, preparing for the final two games of one of the most astonishing seasons Read More…

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Cavaliers 104, Hawks 93: Cleveland blows 18-point lead, then rallies late for Game 1 victory

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers nearly gave a game away, then won going away. After blowing an 18-point third-quarter lead, the Cavs locked down defensively, got some pivotal offensive rebounds and rode big hoops by LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith to a 104-93 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday in Game 1 of Read More…

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Cavaliers Commentary: With the game on the line, Cleveland’s stars step on the gas pedal

CLEVELAND — Well, that escalated quickly. Both ways. The Cavs are like that sometimes. Take a big lead. Take a few, or a lot, of possessions off, let the other team back into the game, then hit the accelerator and go roaring across the finish line first. They did it again Monday night against Atlanta Read More…

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Cavaliers: Kevin Love doesn’t let bad shooting night get him down

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers power forward Kevin Love is struggling to make shots, but he hasn’t allowed it to affect the rest of his game. Love recorded his fifth straight double-double to open the playoffs Monday night, collecting 17 points and 11 rebounds as Cleveland beat the Atlanta Hawks 104-93 in Game 1 of their Eastern Read More…

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Browns don’t pick up 5th-year option on OLB Barkevious Mingo; OLB Scott Solomon cut

The Browns declined to exercise their fifth-year option on the contract of outside linebacker Barkevious Mingo. The deadline was Monday. Mingo, the No. 6 pick in the 2013 draft, remains on the roster for this season. The option for 2017 would’ve been worth $11.9 million and been guaranteed for injury. The fifth-year option is part Read More…

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Commentary: Jackson wants fans to trust him with Kessler pick — but it might not be blind faith

BEREA — Browns quarterback Cody Kessler was a third-round pick and the No. 93 overall selection in the NFL Draft. Though the Southern California product was not considered a strong prospect around the league, Cleveland views him as a long-term keeper. And in the short-term, Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown shouldn’t get too comfortable Read More…

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NBA Playoffs: Raptors close out Pacers, advance to second round for first time in 15 years

TORONTO — After a decade and a half of playoff disappointment, the Toronto Raptors finally got to enjoy a celebratory night of hugs, kisses and happy families. Next up, a second-round date with the Miami Heat. Toronto advanced with a Game 7 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Sunday night. DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Read More…

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