May 29, 2016

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Indians find their power stroke, get strong start from Cody Anderson to snap losing skid, salvage split with White Sox

CHICAGO — Six home runs and a dominant pitching performance by an unlikely candidate allowed the Cleveland Indians to earn a doubleheader split. Rajai Davis’ two-run homer in the fifth inning put Cleveland ahead to stay, Jose Ramirez hit his second long ball of the day and Juan Uribe also went deep to lead the Read More…

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Medina police pay tribute to Tom DeLeone

Members of the Medina Police Department wore black arm bands Monday to honor the late Tom DeLeone. DeLeone, 65, died Sunday at his home in Park City, Utah, of brain cancer. He played 13 seasons in the NFL from 1972 to 1984, the last nine with the Browns. He was hired as an auxiliary officer Read More…

Browns cut veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline

The writing was on the wall when the Browns drafted four receivers. It transferred to paper Monday. The Browns terminated the contract of receiver Brian Hartline after one season with his hometown team. Hartline is from Canton and played for Ohio State. He spent the first six years of his career with the Miami Dolphins. Read More…

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Medina County Sports Hall of Fame: Lumpkin won nine state titles for Bees

Emilie (Rymer) Lumpkin competed in high school gymnastics for three seasons at Medina, meaning she could have medaled a maximum 15 times at the state meet. Lumpkin ended her illustrious, unparalleled career with the Bees with nine gold medals, four silvers and a fourth-place finish, then went on to an outstanding four-year career at the Read More…

High school tennis: Cloverleaf’s Hanna advances undefeated to state tournament

AKRON — Austin Hanna is heading to the state boys tennis tournament with a perfect record. The Cloverleaf junior claimed the Akron Division II District championship Saturday by beating Hawken’s Ryan Leizman 6-2, 6-2. Earlier in the day, Hanna defeated Norton’s Justin Csepe for the fourth time this spring, posting a 6-3, 6-0 victory in Read More…

Racers offer their choices for greatest Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS — Ryan Hunter-Reay admits to being biased when asked about the greatest race in Indianapolis 500 history. He also makes it clear that picking his own victory in 2014 is based more on merit than ego. There was a red flag with seven laps to go. The lead changed just about every lap. Marco Read More…

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NBA Playoffs: Cavs-Raptors series has gotten testy, and Toronto’s Bismack Biyombo is often in the middle

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan remembers the angry emotions Raptors teammate Bismack Biyombo once stirred in him as an opponent. “I hated him,” DeRozan said Sunday. The Cavaliers likely feel a little anger toward Biyombo after his pivotal performance Saturday, when he helped stop Cleveland’s 10-0 start to the playoffs in Toronto’s 99-84 victory in Game Read More…

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Red Sox 5, Indians 2: Danny Salazar stumbles against Boston’s red-hot bats

BOSTON — Danny Salazar started the day on a nice run. That ended against the big-hitting Boston Red Sox. David Ortiz went 4-for-4 with a solo home run and a double that sent a fan flying, Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his hitting streak to 27 games and the Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 Read More…

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Obituary: Former Browns C Tom DeLeone dies at 65 after battle with brain cancer

For some fans, center Tom DeLeone will always be the guy “a-hikin’” on the ninth day of “The Twelve Days of a Cleveland Browns Christmas.” To family, friends and teammates, he was so much more. DeLeone, a two-time Pro Bowler, died Sunday at the age of 65 surrounded by family and friends at his home Read More…

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NBA Playoffs: Thunder rolls over Golden State 133-105, takes 2-1 series lead

OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the Thunder gave the Warriors as complete a beating as they experienced during their record-setting season. Suddenly, a second straight title seems to be anything but a given for Golden State. The Warriors are just trying to survive. Durant scored 33 points, Westbrook had 30 points, 12 Read More…

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