November 24, 2014

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Cavaliers run into a Wall

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WASHINGTON — LeBron James lost the battle for an offensive rebound and stewed in frustration while everyone else ran downcourt, leaving his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates to defend 4-on-5 at the other end while the game was still in the balance in the fourth quarter. The Cavaliers went the final nine minutes without scoring a field Read More…

Browns Notes: Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan impressed with WR Josh Gordon

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BEREA — Offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan has had receiver Josh Gordon back for two practices. He likes what he’s seen. “He fits in great. We love real good receivers,” Shanahan said Thursday. “I’ve been excited with Josh and how he’s looked. He’s come back in good shape and each day you get out there you Read More…

Frustrating situation for Schreck, Ford

Brad Bournival The Gazette University at Buffalo tight end Mason Schreck looked out his window and wondered if the Bulls were ever going to play KentState in Mid-American Conference football action. As it turns out, they won’t. MAC commissioner Jon Steinbrecher announced in a press release that the game, which was supposed to be played Read More…

LeBron James hasn’t forgotten rivalry with Wizards

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INDEPENDENCE — Earlier this week, a fairly bored LeBron James was downplaying any rivalry with the San Antonio Spurs. Then his eyes lit up when asked about the Cavaliers’ 2006-08 playoff series against the Washington Wizards, who host Cleveland tonight. “You talk about rivalries, that was a rivalry at that time,” the four-time league MVP Read More…

Browns top pick Justin Gilbert sits as undrafted rookie K’Waun Williams excels at nickelback

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BEREA — The question to defensive coordinator Jim O’Neil was about rookie cornerback Justin Gilbert. The answer was a tribute to rookie nickelback K’Waun Williams. “I would say that K’Waun Williams has earned the right to be on the field,” O’Neil said Thursday. “I think that you would struggle to find a corner that was Read More…

Shingary is made of true grit

RON SCHWANE / PHOTO ILLUSTRATION Medina senior Bri Shingary is the 2014 Gazette MVP for girls soccer. Dan Brown The Gazette If there was a question of how tough Bri Shingary really was, fans only had to watch the closing minutes of the Medina girls soccer team’s district final game against Copley. Hobbling around in Read More…

Cavs notes: LeBron James says ‘Big Three’ minutes need to come down

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CLEVELAND — LeBron James isn’t ready for a rest right now, but he knows he’s playing too many minutes. The Cavaliers small forward entered a game against San Antonio on Wednesday ranked third in the league at 39.1 minutes per night, while point guard Kyrie Irving was fourth (38.4) and power forward Kevin Love was fifth Read More…

Popovich sees bright future for Cavaliers

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is one of the surliest interviews in professional sports. He enjoys demeaning sideline reporters and mocking journalists in every city, as was the case Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. Popovich’s responses included, “Duh,” “Did you stay up all night thinking of that question?” and “I never said that. You’re making those Read More…

Josh Gordon overjoyed to be back with Browns

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BEREA — Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’” blared through the field house speakers Wednesday as the Browns began stretching. It set the perfect mood for receiver Josh Gordon’s return to the practice field after serving a 10-game drug suspension. He’s back for the final six-game stretch and said he’s “extremely pumped” to be part Read More…

LeBron James loses ball on last possession as Cavs lose close game to Spurs

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CLEVELAND — For the Cavaliers, the good news is LeBron James struggled to score, coach David Blatt made some questionable tactical decisions and they still had a chance to beat the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. The bad news is they lost 92-90 Wednesday night at sold-out Quicken Loans Arena. “This is a game Read More…