December 21, 2014

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Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman expected to be named University of Houston coach

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HOUSTON — Houston is negotiating with Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman to be its new head coach, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because a deal hadn’t been completed. Houston fired coach Tony Levine last week. Fox Sports first reported Herman was Read More…

Bengals 30, Browns 0: Johnny Manziel’s 1st start a giant dud

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CLEVELAND — The giant steel ball struck first on Cleveland’s third offensive play. It didn’t stop swinging until the demolition was complete. The Cincinnati Bengals wrecked Johnny Manziel’s first NFL start Sunday at a stunned and silenced FirstEnergy Stadium. The Browns expected energy and fire in the much anticipated beginning of the Manziel Era. Instead, Read More…

Brian Dulik: This wasn’t the debut Johnny Football had envisioned

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Johnny Manziel will have many more opportunities to wreck this league, but his first NFL start went as well as the Titanic’s initial showdown with an iceberg. The rookie quarterback was overmatched — and completely overwhelmed — from start to finish Sunday as the Cincinnati Bengals routed the Browns 30-0. Johnny Football threw two terrible Read More…

Bengals RB Jeremy Hill makes Browns look real bad

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CLEVELAND — Cincinnati Bengals running back Jeremy Hill may have put his foot in his mouth with comments made after a Week 10 loss to Cleveland, but on Sunday he used both feet to stomp out just about whatever remained of the Browns’ playoff hopes. The 6-foot-1, 238-pound rookie from LSU ran the ball 25 Read More…

Browns Notes: Secondary takes injury hit

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CLEVELAND — Cornerbacks Joe Haden and Justin Gilbert are the latest additions to the Browns’ long list of injuries, both being hurt Sunday in a 30-0 loss to Cincinnati at FirstEnergy Stadium. Pro Bowl honoree Haden exited with a right shoulder injury, while Gilbert was diagnosed with a possible concussion later in the second quarter. Read More…

Scott the stopper

Highland's Brogan Scott puts up a shot against Wadsworth's Joel Kipfer (21) and Nick Hewitt during the second quarter. (RON SCHWANE / GAZETTE)

    WADSWORTH — Thirty years from now, Brogan Scott will be remembered as one of the elite scorers in Highland boys basketball history. Should the Hornets repeat as Suburban League champions, his teammates will recall fondly what he did at the other end of the court Friday against archrival Wadsworth. Guarding center Joel Kipfer Read More…

Cold quarter spells trouble for Pirates

OBERLIN — One cold quarter iced the Black River boys basketball team Friday night. Up 14 at halftime, the Pirates scored eight points in the third quarter and couldn’t overtake Oberlin in the fourth, falling 58-53 in the Patriot Athletic Conference cross-division opener for both teams. “We’re just going to have to go out (tonight) Read More…

Sitting in a good position

Brunswick Josh Heil takes down Seth Hogue from Reynolds High School in Oregon during their match at 132 lbs. Photo by Aaron Josefczyk

  CUYAHOGA FALLS — Noah Baughman only knows the stories of the past when now assistant coach Brad Squire won the Ironman Tournament for Wadsworth’s wrestling team. Entering Day 2 of arguably the best invitational in the nation this morning, the returning state champion still has a chance to join Squire as the only wrestler Read More…

Colts still learning to play a complete game

COPLEY TWP. — Find Dillon Mullins, make free throws, limit turnovers and prevent easy buckets. The Cloverleaf boys basketball team did some nice things when it executed its game plan, but the Colts didn’t do that nearly enough Friday in a 66-46 Suburban League loss to Copley. Down as many as 15 in the first Read More…

Bucks win game at stripe

LORAIN — Free throws aren’t free. You still have to make them. The Buckeye boy’s basketball team earned more trips to the charity stripe and converted its chances Friday to eek out a 63-61 over Clearview in the Patriot Athletic Conference Stars Division opener. The Bucks (1-2, 1-0) had to overcome a hot start from Read More…