April 19, 2014

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C.C. still looking for help – Twins 4, Indians 1

Ace’s great outing wasted by poor hitting, fielding CLEVELAND — When former NFL head coach John McKay was once asked what he thought of his Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ execution after a loss, he replied that he was in favor of it. C.C. Sabathia probably feels the same way, where throwing his teammates under the bus Read More…

Trot healing, hitting – Tribe Notes

CLEVELAND — It should come as no surprise that Trot Nixon is beginning to fight his way out of a season-long slump that has earmarked his debut season with the Indians. Battling and beating the odds is what the rugged eight-year veteran who underwent offseason back surgery just months before reporting to spring training, has Read More…

Calm call

Edwards, team looking for quiet off the field BEREA — Romeo Crennel’s wish for Braylon Edwards in 2007 is as simple as a fly pattern. “Hopefully, and I don’t know, hopefully he doesn’t talk quite as much and concentrates on football more,” the Browns coach said Sunday following practice. That’s the plan. “I am an Read More…

Escalator clauses could be issue in Quinn holdout

BEREA — Quarterback Brady Quinn has missed four practices and will likely miss two more today, but general manager Phil Savage said he hasn’t reached the point of frustration with the team’s last holdout. “Not really,” he said Sunday. “I’m glad we’ve got the other guys out there. If anything, it’s given Charlie (Frye) and Read More…

Expedite a title

Vermilion team takes Class E championship ALLIANCE — Get ’em on … get ’em over … get ’em in. Veteran manager Mark Stavole and his Vermilion Zone Expedited team followed those steps en route to a 14-11 victory over the Crestwood Lookouts to capture the Class E (ages 15-18) Hot Stove state championship at Butler-Rodman Read More…

Contador captures 2007 race – Tour De France

John Leicester The Associated Press PARIS — All the right elements were there: The smiling winner in his bright yellow jersey. The fans several rows deep under the majestic trees of the Champs-Elysees. But something seemed broken about the Tour de France on Sunday — perhaps forever. Overshadowing the joy of its newest and youngest Read More…

Stewart rules the Brickyard

Jenna Fryer The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Tony Stewart once said he’d trade all his wins and trophies for just one victory at his beloved Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Now he’s got two, and they couldn’t be more different. The first gave him peace. The second was pure joy. Stewart scored his second victory in three Read More…

Police agencies revise tattoo policies

In an effort to boost recruitment, safety forces like Elyria’s are allowing visible body art CLEVELAND — Ohio law enforcement agencies worried about recruitment are revising their policies on tattoos and police officers, reflecting overall popularity that’s seen the number of Americans with tattoos grow to almost one in four. Some residents associate tattoos with Read More…

ACLU objects to plate scanners in police cruisers

SPRINGDALE — Police in this Cincinnati suburb have turned to a mechanical watchdog that scans license plates on passing cars to try to snare fugitives, a practice that has drawn the attention of those who say it’s an infringement on a driver’s right to privacy. The Mobile Plate Hunter 900 — two cameras mounted atop Read More…

State inspectors found more truck violations in 2006

CLEVELAND — State inspectors found more than 230,000 violations after examining trucks and their drivers, a 10 percent increase over 2005, state safety officials said. The inspectors looked at more than 90,000 trucks to make sure drivers were properly licensed and the trucks met federal safety standards. They yanked 27 percent of the trucks off Read More…