April 17, 2014

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Gillaspie leads Sox over Indians

  The Associated Press CHICAGO — Conor Gillaspie had a career-high four RBIs, leading Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox to a 9-6 victory over the Indians on Friday night. Sale (3-0) pitched five innings in his first win against Cleveland since May 1, 2012. The left-hander allowed three runs and six hits while Read More…

Mack staying in Cleveland

  Scott Petrak The Gazette The angst was unnecessary. The worry wasted. Center Alex Mack isn’t going anywhere. At least for the next two years. After a month of uncertainty with Mack on the free agent market, the Browns quickly ended the drama Friday, announcing they will match the five-year, $42 million offer sheet he Read More…

Cavaliers lose to Bucks

The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Brandon Knight scored 24 points and Ramon Sessions added 20 as Milwaukee held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-116 on Friday night, preserving the Bucks slim hopes of avoiding the NBA’s worst record. The victory moved the Bucks to within two games of Philadelphia with three games remaining for each team. Read More…

Grizzlies learn their lesson

Wadsworth's Julia Horton knocks in a run with a hit in the fourth inning against Tallmadge. (Photo by Aaron Josefczyk)

Brad Bournival The Gazette WADSWORTH — In what is likely going to be another crazy Suburban League softball race, Wadsworth learned a few things Thursday. The Grizzlies found out they can be every bit as good as they were last year, when they finished second in the league. They also discovered so can reigning champion Read More…

Abreu stays on tear as Sox pull down Indians

  The Associated Press CHICAGO — Rookie Jose Abreu connected for his second multihomer game in three days and the Chicago White Sox ended a 14-game losing streak against Cleveland, beating the Indians 7-3 Thursday night. Abreu hit tape-measure drives in the second and fifth innings and drove in three runs. The Cuban slugger hit Read More…

Browns must keep Mack

  The numbers are in. Browns free agent center Alex Mack is scheduled to sign a five-year, $42 million offer sheet today with the Jacksonville Jaguars, according to multiple reports. It would make him the highest-paid center with an average of $8.4 million a year. The deal includes $18 million over the first two years, Read More…

Irving is proud of Gordon

  Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — Derrick Gordon, a UMass guard who Wednesday came out as the first openly gay male college basketball player in Division I, has the full support of former high school teammate Kyrie Irving. “I’m proud of him,” the Cavaliers guard said prior to a game against the Detroit Pistons Read More…

Furman leads Devils over Bears

Brunswick's Corey Welch fields the ball against North Royalton during the sixth inning. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

Albert Grindle The Gazette NORTH ROYALTON — The ERA of Nick Furman has three numbers just like everyone else. The difference? Those three are 0.00 through 14 innings this season. Long waiting for his chance to be an ace, Furman threw his second complete game of the very young season Wednesday as the Brunswick baseball Read More…

Cleveland’s playoff hopes end

  Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers did their part, but the Boston Celtics did not. Cleveland put on a basketball clinic for large portions of its impressive 122-100 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, but saw its playoff hopes come to an end when the Atlanta Read More…

Mack wants to go to Jacksonville

  Scott Petrak The Gazette Alex Mack wants to leave Cleveland for Jacksonville. Soon it will be up to the Browns whether they choose to block his path. Mack, a free agent center, will sign a five-year offer sheet with the Jaguars by Friday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday. The Browns will then have five Read More…