May 2, 2016

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High school softball: Highland sets tone early in win over Copley

GRANGER TWP. — Two-year starter Alex Pasco couldn’t play Tuesday due to food poisoning, but the Highland softball team didn’t go sour in her absence with a 5-0 Suburban League American Division win over Copley. Knowing the Indians (4-10, 2-7) knocked off previous conference co-leader Tallmadge 9-7 the day before, the Hornets (8-6, 7-1) kicked Read More…

Scott Petrak’s 2016 NFL mock draft

Los Angeles — Jared Goff, QB, California Rams traded up from No. 15 to grab their franchise QB. Philadelphia — Carson Wentz, QB, North Dakota State Browns dealt this pick after deciding extra picks were more valuable than Wentz. San Diego — Jalen Ramsey, DB, Florida State Chargers go with a great athlete over an Read More…

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UConn coach Auriemma on the mend after hospital stay

NEW YORK — Geno Auriemma is feeling a lot better. The UConn women’s basketball coach spent a few days in the hospital last week after taking himself off a plane on April 16. “It started the week of the Final Four. It got worse when I got home,” Auriemma told The Associated Press on Tuesday Read More…

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From Western Kentucky to Western Australia: Former Medina standout King playing pro ball down under

Devanny King looked down from a pier on the shore of Western Australia and jumped. She knew sharks and jellyfish lurked in the Indian Ocean, but she didn’t give it much thought. She just jumped. King was not ready to give up basketball after her Georgetown College (Ky.) career ended last spring. The former Medina Read More…

Twins 6, Indians 5: Minnesota walks off against Tribe again

MINNEAPOLIS — For the second day in a row, the Cleveland Indians lost to the Minnesota Twins on a walk-off hit. Cleveland closer Cody Allen allowed three hits, including a walk-off RBI single by Miguel Sano, and the Twins won 6-5 over the Indians on Tuesday night. A night earlier, the Indians’ bullpen suffered the Read More… Read More…

Cavaliers analysis: Lue on the mark during his playoff debut

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue performed a lot like his players in a first-round sweep of the Detroit Pistons: He wasn’t perfect, but he was really, really good. Lue had better players, to be sure, but except for some very shaky lineups to start the second and fourth quarters of Game 1, he coached circles around Read More…

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NFL Draft 2016: Boise State LB Correa could be pass-rushing fit with Browns

Boise State’s Kamalei Correa uses a swim move to blow past the BYU guard, then strips the quarterback. A little while later, he sees an opening and bursts to the QB for a sack after initially being stopped. Explosive plays like these have been far too sporadic for the Browns, which is why they’re again Read More…

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High school baseball: Brunswick beats Medina to spoil Bees’ GCC title hopes

MEDINA — Playing spoiler can be pretty sweet. The Brunswick baseball team delivered a crushing blow to Medina’s Greater Cleveland Conference championship hopes Monday, scoring two unearned runs in the top of the seventh inning and holding on for dear life to win 8-7. The Blue Devils (6-7, 4-4) ended the wild game that lasted Read More…

High school softball: Keystone beats up on Buckeye

YORK TWP. — The sleeping giant stirred Monday, and the Buckeye softball team took the brunt of it in a 16-2 Patriot Athletic Stars Division loss to Keystone. A program that measures success by state titles (3), final four appearances (14) and district titles (28), the Wildcats were upset by Black River last week to Read More…

BREAKING: Manziel indicted on misdemeanor domestic assault charge

DALLAS — A Texas grand jury has indicted ex-Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of domestic violence. The Heisman Trophy winner and former Texas A&M star was indicted Tuesday on a charge of misdemeanor assault related to family violence. The Class A misdemeanor carries up to one Read More… Read More…