November 26, 2014

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David Lester Davenport

David Lester Davenport, 70, of Lorain, died Thursday, August 9, 2007 at Community Health Partners in Lorain. Arrangements will be announced by  Brown-Robinson Funeral Home, Lorain. 

David Daniel Anderson

David Daniel Anderson, 43, of Sheffield Lake, died August 9, 2007. He was born December 19, 1963 in Hampton, VA and has also lived in N. Ridgeville and Elyria. He graduated from North Ridgeville High School in 1982, and served in the National Guard. He was formerly employed as a machinist for twenty years at Read More…

Indians’ hitting still missing in loss to Yankees

CLEVELAND — The series opener with the high-profiled New York Yankees brought everyone out on Friday night — a sellout crowd of 41,675 fans at Jacobs Field that included Cavaliers star LeBron James and his posse. Everyone but the Indians’ offense. Indians hitters remained locked in the collective funk that has plagued them for nearly Read More…

Indians notes: Good news on Hafner injury front

CLEVELAND — The Indians received what they are regarding as positive news about Travis Hafner. Hafner, who left Wednesday’s game in Chicago with a sore left knee, underwent an MRI on Friday that revealed inflammation in the knee and a mild hamstring strain. “Considering it could have been a DL situation or maybe even longer, Read More…

Youngsters big reason Yankees back in playoff picture

CLEVELAND — They are still the New York Yankees, the Microsoft of Major League Baseball, the haven for the old and overpaid. But ever so slowly, that image is changing. For all that a $220 million payroll can buy, it doesn’t guarantee World Series rings, nor does it guarantee stability. And quietly, the Bronx Bombers Read More…

Browns’ Crennel still looking for a No. 1 QB

CLEVELAND — Browns coach Romeo Crennel won’t be able to flip a coin forever. And what happens tonight after the quarter lands could make up his mind. The biggest decision facing Crennel this preseason is who to start at quarterback Week 1 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not only is quarterback the most important position on Read More…

Browns vs. Chiefs: The lowdown

CLEVELAND BROWNS VS. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS WHAT: Preseason opener WHEN: Tonight, 7:30 WHERE: Cleveland Browns Stadium TV/RADIO: Channel 3; WMMS 100.7-FM 2006 RECORDS: Browns 4-12, Chiefs 9-7 SERIES: Chiefs lead 3-1 in the preseason; this is the first preseason game in Cleveland. LAST MEETING: The Browns beat the Chiefs 31-28 in overtime Dec. 3. COACHES: Read More…

Doug Clarke: Carload’s last ride

We’d be in Giant Eagle, me in front, him trailing. He tried his best to keep up. He had a bum knee, arthritis and orthopedic shoes and a walker with two tennis balls where wheels should have been. The walker squeaked. As he came along toward the deli section, it sounded like a man with Read More…

Softball notes: Uneventful season? Better think again

So, another softball season fades into history. Now we have to endure roughly 191 days before high school pitchers and catchers report to their gyms for the first day of practice, most likely on Feb. 18. It seemed back in June as though 2007 had been an unusually unremarkable season. Elyria was drilled in the Read More…

PGA: Tiger chases history, settles for 63, two-shot lead

 TULSA, Okla. — They could hear him coming simply by following the cheers that charted every birdie along the back nine. The sweat-soaked spectators rose to their feet when Tiger Woods climbed onto the 18th green with history waiting at a major. They sensed something special at Southern Hills, even if it was only Friday. Read More…