July 4, 2015

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Gipson signs contract tender

Scott Petrak The Gazette Pro Bowl free safety Tashaun Gipson is back in the fold. And looking forward to another season in Cleveland. Gipson, who has skipped the voluntary offseason program, signed his second-round tender Friday. He’s expected to attend mandatory minicamp from Tuesday-Thursday. Gipson’s absence was due to frustration with his contract situation. The Read More…

Golden State evens series

Rick Noland The Gazette CLEVELAND — There will be another game at Quicken Loans Arena this season, but that’s a guarantee the Cavaliers didn’t want to have happen Thursday night. Getting virtually nothing from anyone outside of LeBron James, Timofey Mozgov and Tristan Thompson, the Cavs fell 103-82 to the Golden State Warriors in Game Read More…

Cavs: LeBron James’ shot attempts have soared in Finals

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CLEVELAND — This isn’t how LeBron James wants or likes to play. It’s how he has to play. With Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love sidelined by injuries, the Cavaliers small forward has averaged NBA Finals personal highs of 35.7 shots and 41.0 points through three games against the Golden State Warriors. James’ performance, which also Read More…

Cavs: Kyrie Irving talks for first time since having surgery

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CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving is trying to stay positive during a very tough time for him emotionally, but he has no regrets. The Cavaliers point guard met with the media Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena for the first time since fracturing his left kneecap a week ago in overtime of Game 1 of the NBA Read More…

Cavs: Delly dominates in 96-91 win against Warriors

The Cavaliers’ Matthew Dellavedova shoots against Golden State’s Klay Thompson. (AP PHOTO)

CLEVELAND — Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen, but LeBron James has, um, uh, Matthew Dellavedova. The best player in the world and an undrafted second-year guard from St. Mary’s led the Cavaliers to a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More…

Girls track and field: Brunswick’s Gabby Maslowski impacted scoreboard in variety of ways

Brunswick senior Gabby Maslowski is the 2015 Gazette MVP for girls track and field. (AARON JOSEFCZYK / GAZETTE)

All season, Brunswick girls track and field coach Melissa Wojtala attributed success to the team’s bond. The Blue Devils won meets together and not because of a star getting first-place points in a flood of events. Senior Gabby Maslowski still filled the role of getting big points. Maslowski, along with Bailey Lack, acted as a Read More…

One-day basketball clinic provides youngsters with basics in Medina

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They came in bare feet, flip flops, shower slippers and expensive-looking sneakers, too. About 60 students from kindergarten to sixth grade descended on Ray Mellert Park in Medina Tuesday morning to participate in a high-energy basketball clinic taught by Medina High School boys varsity coach Chris Hassinger. Hassinger made sure he had strength in numbers Read More…

There’s Cavs fever at Medina Hospital and babies are “All In’

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Babies born at Medina Hospital in the past few days are coming home with a sporty gift from the hospital — one-piece outfits known as “onesies” with the Cleveland Cavaliers logo that says “Born to be All In.” The “All In” motto has been a mantra for the team and fans as the Cavaliers advanced Read More…

Family revives sports tradition on Medina Township barn

Korey and Liz Lamphear and their 21-month-old daughter, Izzy, stand against the family's century barn on Old Weymouth Road in Medina Township. They are joined by Korey's sister, Kim Lamphear, and her son, Kane, 6. The family painted "Go Cavs" on the barn to celebrate the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. (LOREN GENSON / GAZETTE)

The barn at the corner of Weymouth and Old Weymouth Roads has been known as the “Go Browns” barn, the “Go Tribe” barn and now, a new moniker, the “Go Cavs” barn, thanks to the Lamphear family’s efforts to boost community pride. Last week, Korey Lamphear along with his wife, Liz, and his sister Kim, Read More…

Maslowski sees long wait come to end

Jonathan Huff The Gazette COLUMBUS — Making the second day of the Division I state track meet has been a long wait for Brunswick’s Gabby Maslowski. On her final trip to Columbus, Maslowski made sure she would run one more day, qualifying for the finals in the 300-meter hurdles and with the Blue Devils’ 4×100 Read More…