CLEVELAND — The Browns will get their giant, high-definition scoreboards, along with several other upgrades at FirstEnergy Stadium.
Cleveland City Council approved Monday night the team’s $120 million plan to renovate the 15-year-old stadium on the shores of Lake Erie, including the city’s obligation to pay $2 million a year for the next 15 years.
Council debated …Read More
Travel has been the least of the Highland football fans’ concerns.
The Hornets will have a short bus ride for the fourth straight playoff game, as they will play Glenville at Parma’s Byers Field in a Division II state semifinal Friday.
The Ohio High School Athletic Assocation announced the site Sunday afternoon.
Highland (13-0) began its postseason by hosting …Read More
COLUMBUS — Ohio State defensive lineman Noah Spence is from Harrisburg, Pa.
He wasn’t steeped in the enmity that grips fans of the Buckeyes and Wolverines about this time every year.
But now in his second season in the heart of Ohio, …Read More
Browns coach Rob Chudzinski lamented the missed opportunities. Safety T.J. Ward couldn’t stop talking about turnovers.
Wide receiver Josh Gordon bristled when asked about the booing.
Their frustration was obvious and completely justified Sunday after the Pittsburgh Steelers crushed Cleveland 27-11 at FirstEnergy Stadium.
The Browns’ playoff hopes were all but extinguished with the loss, setting up …Read More
CLEVELAND — Eight days can be an eternity in the NFL.
Long enough to drop two rivalry games in humiliating fashion, fall out of playoff contention, discourage a fan base and lose another starting quarterback.
The Browns’ week-plus from hell ended Sunday with a 27-11 loss to the Steelers at FirstEnergy Stadium and quarterback Jason Campbell dazed …Read More
The 1995 and 2007 Brunswick Blue Devils now have company.
The 2013 Highland Hornets became just the third Medina County football team to reach the state semifinals, defeating Avon 24-21 Friday in a thrilling Division II, …Read More
BRUNSWICK — It kept running the ball and running down the clock, giving its defense opportunities to make sure time ran out on Avon’s season.
The top-seeded Highland football team is still …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Their names won’t show up in the box score, but the unheralded and often anonymous Highland offensive linemen came up big Friday.
It would be hard to find a better performance than the one turned in by the six road graders in the Hornets’ 24-21 Division II, Region 4 final win over …Read More
BEREA — Defensive end Ahtyba Rubin is a gentle giant off the field. He has a welcoming smile and a voice that barely registers above a whisper.
The Steelers bring out another side of him.
“You could use the word hate,” he said Friday when asked for his feelings toward Pittsburgh. “A lot of people …Read More
CLEVELAND — David Murphy spent this season in a prolonged slump. That didn’t scare away the Indians.
A person familiar with the negotiations said the club is close to signing the free-agent outfielder to a two-year contract reportedly worth more than $10 million.
Murphy, who spent the past seven seasons with the Texas Rangers, must pass a …Read More