July 31, 2015

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James, Williams sign contracts with Cavaliers

Brian Dulik The Gazette INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James made a quick trip to CuyahogaCounty on Friday afternoon. The Cavaliers were grateful that he did. The four-time NBA MVP drove to Cleveland Clinic Courts, where he signed a two-year, $46.97 million contract to remain with the Eastern Conference champions. James, who agreed to the pact one Read More…

Pomeranz walks in pair to help Cleveland’s cause

Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — Drew Pomeranz was the Indians’ first-round selection in the 2010 MLB Draft. That pick finally paid off for them on Friday night. Pomeranz walked home a pair of runs and allowed a two-run single to Michael Brantley in the sixth inning, allowing the Tribe to pull away for a Read More…

Women’s golf: Renee Dietz, Alice Ho keep pulling off upsets

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MEDINA TWP. — The Women’s Ohio State Golf Association set up the seeds after the first day of its Amateur Championship. Alice Ho and Renee Dietz keep knocking them out. The Medina County golfers reached the semifinals of their respective flights Wednesday thanks to another day of strong match play. In order to reach the Read More…

Browns camp schedule is set

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The Browns will start the season Sept. 13 at the New York Jets. Cleveland’s march to the opener will begin in earnest Thursday, July 30 with the start of training camp. The Browns announced their training camp schedule Monday, and it includes 11 free practices open to the public at the team’s training facility in Read More…

Cavs may be interested in trading for Clippers’ Jamal Crawford

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CLEVELAND — Another day, another trade rumor involving the Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers. Unlike most of the previous speculation, however, this swap could actually occur. Cleveland is reportedly discussing a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers that would bring shooting guard Jamal Crawford to town in exchange for center Brendan Haywood. ESPN revealed the details Read More…

Texan Nick Thorp, Medina’s Michelle Farr stand out in Twin Sizzler

Runners leave the starting line for the 10K race. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

Lisa Gayle Grayson | The Gazette Nick Thorp had only been to Medina one other time in his life. For the 23-year-old from McKinney, Texas, the weather conditions during that first visit in December were a stark contrast to what he experienced Saturday. He and the rest of the attendees of the 40th annual Twin Read More…

Track and field: Medina natives to compete at World University Games

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The 2015 World University Games that begin today in Gwangju, South Korea, will be a family affair, as Medina natives Alex and Steele Wasik will wear the red, white and blue for Team USA Track and Field. Alex finished her Villanova career at the NCAA East Preliminary on May 28 with a pole vault of Read More…

Wasiks to compete at World University Games

Jonathan Huff The Gazette The 2015 World University Games that begin today in Gwangju, South Korea, will be a family affair, as Medina natives Alex and Steele Wasik will wear the red, white and blue for Team USA Track and Field. Alex finished her Villanova career at the NCAA East Preliminary on May 28 with Read More…

Mozgov latest Cav to have surgery

Brian Dulik The Gazette CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ long postseason run has claimed another victim. Starting center Timofey Mozgov underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery Thursday, marking the third member of the wine and gold to go under the knife since the start of the playoffs. Mozgov, who averaged career highs of 9.7 points and 7.3 Read More…

Golf: Record day for Hewit, county golfer makes history at Westfield

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WESTFIELD CENTER — Parker Hewit had a heart-to-heart with himself, cleared his head and made history. The Westfield Center native didn’t win the 95th Ohio Open — he tied for fifth — but sent Westfield Group Country Club abuzz Wednesday with a finish he’ll remember for years. Complete with a 40-foot eagle putt, near-hole-in-one and Read More…