May 27, 2016

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Horse Racing: Exaggerator stays patient, wins sloppy Preakness to deny Nyquist chance at Triple Crown

BALTIMORE — Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best route to the Preakness winner’s circle with Exaggerator — stay inside and wait. The rider, who started his career in Maryland, guided Exaggerator to a 3½-length victory over Cherry Wine Read More…

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Indians Commentary: Terry Francona, Francisco Lindor have Tribe off to solid start despite team’s shortcomings

With Cleveland all in on the Cavaliers, the odd men out are the Indians, the best most-ignored team in the major leagues. The Franconamen are quietly plugging away, trying to chisel out a good enough start from which a championship contender can grow. The early returns? So far, so Tito. Once again the steadying hand Read More…

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Indians Commentary: The time has come to cut Juan Uribe, turn to Jose Ramirez at third base

It’s time to put Juan Uribe out to pasture. Signing the veteran infielder seemed like a good idea at the time. But after watching the 37-year-old Uribe play average-at-best at third base and struggle mightily at the plate over 31 games — .218, one home run and six RBIs — keeping him around any longer Read More…

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High school softball: Medina wins share of GCC with win over Elyria

ELYRIA — The Medina and Elyria softball teams played their final game of the season Friday afternoon with a conference title on the line. It was only fitting that the game, just as the season, was a battle down to the wire. In the end, Medina came away with an impressive 11-5 victory and a Read More…

Devils, Grizzlies pocket district titles

  BRUNSWICK – The Ohio High School Athletic Association sent the district championship trophy to Brunswick in advance and the Blue Devils girls track team made sure it stayed there. The team topped the field at the Brunswick Division I District with 114 points Friday. The Pasadyn sisters acted as a big part of the Read More…

Indians win streak at 5 as Corey Kluber keeps Boston in check

BOSTON — Corey Kluber sounded as relaxed after the game as he looked on the mound. Facing the Boston Red Sox, the majors’ top-scoring club, Kluber held them down for seven innings to lead the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 victory Friday night. “I was kind of working both sides of the plate to keep Read More…

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Postseason process working perfectly for Cavaliers so far

The Cavaliers will play in another country tonight, but so far they’ve been out of this world in the 2016 playoffs. Now 10-0 in the postseason, the Cavs own a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals as they had to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to take on the Raptors in Game 3 tonight at 8:30 Read More…

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Bees earn share of GCC title

Paul Williams The Gazette ELYRIA — The Medina and Elyria softball teams played their final game of the season Friday afternoon with a conference title on the line. It was only fitting that the game, just as the season, was a battle down to the wire. In the end, Medina came away with an impressive Read More…

Cavs are downright dominant

Rick Noland The Gazette The Cavaliers will play in another country tonight, but so far they’ve been out of this world in the 2016 playoffs. Now 10-0 in the postseason, the Cavs own a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals as they head to Toronto, Ontario, Canada, to take on the Raptors in Game Read More…

Cavaliers 108, Raptors 89: Dominance continues with another rout as Cleveland improves to 10-0 in playoffs

CLEVELAND — If this had been a high school game, the Quicken Loans Arena crowd would have been doing the sing-song chant “It’s too easy” by the end of the third quarter. Fueled by fantastic performances from The Big Three of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, the Cavaliers once against dominated the helpless Read More…

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