August 29, 2014

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Bridgestone notes: Boo Weekley laughs his way to 2nd

AKRON — There aren’t many professional golfers that would compare their line of work with punching a clock at a chemical plant. But, of course, there aren’t many Boo Weekleys in this world. In a sport where the words are measured and the characters are few, Weekley is a breath of fresh air. Before becoming Read More…

Browns camp lowdown

TODAY’S PRACTICES: 8:45-10:45 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m. THE LOWDOWN WHAT HAPPENED: The Browns  practiced once in the heat, working on short-yardage and goal-line situations. CAMPER OF THE DAY: Running back Jerome Harrison had a good run off left tackle in a short-yardage drill, and put a nifty move on cornerback Jereme Perry after a catch Read More…

Browns notes: Savage blitzes Quinn on radio

BEREA — General manager Phil Savage sent a message Thursday to rookie quarterback Brady Quinn and his agent, Tom Condon. Appearing on the team’s flagship radio station, WTAM 1100-AM, Savage discussed the weeklong holdout that doesn’t appear close to ending. Quinn, the No. 22 pick, missed his 10th full-squad practice Thursday. “Our first proposal given Read More…

Tribe notes: Twins series is a go

CLEVELAND — Cleveland and Minnesota will play a four-game series at the Metrodome, beginning tonight at 8:10, though the Twins considered canceling the set in light of the bridge collapse in Minneapolis on Tuesday. The Twins cancelled their scheduled game with Kansas City on Thursday to avoid an influx of traffic, as rescue crews searched Read More…

Cavaliers release 2007-08 schedule

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers’ quest for a return trip to the NBA Finals begins at home on Halloween night. Cleveland opens its 2007-08 regular season on Oct. 31 against the Dallas Mavericks at Quicken Loans Arena, tipping off a six-month journey in which the Cavs will defend their first Eastern Conference championship. That nationally televised Read More…

Mahan stays hot at Bridgestone

AKRON — A game marked by chance, decided with a crooked stick and a dimpled ball, has suddenly begun to make sense again for Hunter Mahan. In the days leading up to the start of the Bridgestone Invitational, much of the attention was taken up by the star power of Tiger Woods, the philanthropic intentions Read More…