October 1, 2014

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‘D’ man: LeBron adds big stop to his 40 points, near triple-double in win over Jazz

CLEVELAND – LeBron James did it with his scoring, rebounding and passing. When it mattered most, he did it with his defense. With the Cavaliers clinging to a two-point lead, James made a key strip of former teammate Carlos Boozer with 12 seconds to go, helping Cleveland record a 99-94 victory over the Utah Jazz Read More…

Cavaliers notes: Hughes out again, will miss at least four weeks

CLEVELAND – Surprise, surprise, surprise! Cavaliers guard Larry Hughes is hurt again, this time with a deep bone bruise on the outside of his left leg, just below the knee. The shooting guard will require four weeks of treatment before resuming any basketball activity. “It`s tough,” Cavaliers coach Mike Brown said prior to Friday`s game Read More…

Ravens game is show time for Browns’ Lewis

BEREA – Jamal Lewis has plenty to prove Sunday when he returns to Baltimore for the first time as a member of the opposition. He has the chance to show the Ravens they gave up on him too early; the league he`s got plenty left in the tank as he makes his 100th career start; Read More…

Browns notes: Defensive line takes another hit with Shaun Smith injury

BEREA – The Browns, already thin on the defensive line, suffered a blow when Shaun Smith hurt his knee during practice Thursday. Smith didn`t practice Friday and was listed as questionable for the game Sunday in Baltimore. If he can`t play, that would leave the Browns with five eligible linemen, including end Orpheus Roye (battling Read More…

Doug Clarke: You need The Gameplan to enjoy The Game

The best thing about the Ohio State-Michigan game is the early start. If you were going to plan your day – and the night before – around it, your daily planner might look like this: FRIDAY NIGHT 9 p.m. – Watch “Friday Night Lights.” Or, better yet, actually get out and attend a high school Read More…

Ohio State-Michigan winner won’t take all, but it will take a lot

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Even without a trip to the national title game at stake, Ohio State-Michigan is huge. Ohio State`s hopes of returning to the BCS title game took a hit last week with its first loss of the season. The seventh-ranked Buckeyes still have plenty to play for today at the Big House Read More…

Girls basketball: Elyria downs Vermilion, continues winning ways in own tourney

ELYRIA – A dozen played and 11 scored as Elyria`s girls opened the basketball season with a 64-37 rout of Vermilion on Friday night. With Honesty King scoring a game-high 25 points, the Pioneers won for the 17th straight time in their own invitational tournament. It was the second game of the ninth annual Lorain Read More…

Girls basketball: Midview wins foul-plagued opener over Elyria Catholic

ELYRIA – In a game plagued by fouls and mostly played at the free throw line, it was fitting the season opener for Midview and Elyria Catholic would come down to late foul shooting at the Coliseum on Friday night. Elyria Catholic freshman Emily Taylor, who had a sensational debut with 26 points, unfortunately missed Read More…

Elyria’s Riverwalk needs repairs

ELYRIA – Just four years after the East Falls Riverwalk opened to the public, the guardrail on the walkway will be taken down so the city can repair the rusting steel and replace the peeling paint. “We`re trying to arrange funds to have it refurbished over the winter,” Mayor Bill Grace said. “It appears we`ll Read More…

Born and bred Buckeyes prepare for the game

When it comes to Buckeye lineage, Lorain Law Director Mark Provenza might as well have fallen off the buckeye tree. CHUCK HUMEL / CHRONICLE Three generations of Buckeyes are represented here: Former OSU player Russell D. Provenza (left), a retired attorney; his son Mark R. Provenza, holds a “lucky buckeye” he picked  in Columbus; and Read More…