November 27, 2014

Elyria
Cloudy
31°F
test

Favre sets club record as Packers down Lions

DETROIT – Brett Favre sported a white T-shirt, carpenter`s pants and a scruffy beard. It was the only time he looked like just another guy on Thanksgiving. Favre set a Green Bay record with 20 consecutive completions and finished with a season-high 381 yards and three touchdowns in the Packers` 37-26 victory over the slumping Read More…

Romo leads Cowboys to best start in franchise history, 10-1

IRVING, Texas – Of all the great players and great teams the Dallas Cowboys have had, Tony Romo, Terrell Owens and the 2007 club are the first to start 10-1. And if 10-1 Green Bay wasn`t up next, the Cowboys might be able to savor such an accomplishment. “We`re grateful for it and we made Read More…

Manning, Colts rally for rout of Falcons

ATLANTA – Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts looked more like themselves Thursday night. All it took was a trip to Atlanta. Manning threw three touchdown passes, Anthony Gonzalez had 105 yards receiving and the defending Super Bowl champions, after getting stunned with 10 quick points by the Falcons, rebounded for a 31-13 victory. Indianapolis Read More…

USC routs Arizona State to revive bid for Rose Bowl

TEMPE, Ariz. – Forty-seven days after an unimaginable loss to Stanford, USC is back in the Rose Bowl hunt. John David Booty threw for 375 yards and matched a career high with four touchdown passes as the 11th-ranked Trojans blitzed No. 7 Arizona State 44-24 on Thursday night, reviving their bid for an unprecedented sixth Read More…

Avon Lake’s Andrea Nicholson to play softball for Grand Valley State

It wasn`t an easy journey, but softball player Andrea Nicholson of Avon Lake appeared satisfied Division II Grand Valley State was the right fit to continue her athletics career. “I like the school`s academics and I like the coach,” said Nicholson. “He looks at the character of the athletes and I like playing with good Read More…

Baseball notes: Bonds’ friend, ex-girlfriend to testify against him

Barry Bonds` penchant for turning longtime friends into bitter enemies might come back to hurt him in at least two significant ways at trial. First, there`s Steve Hoskins. He was once Bonds` closest friend and served as best man at the slugger`s first wedding. Then, there`s Kimberly Bell, the home run king`s girlfriend of 10 Read More…

Fernando Varga to retire after tonight’s fight

LOS ANGELES – Finally, Fernando Vargas can forget about watching his waistline, if he so desires. “I`m a food connoisseur. I love to eat,” he said with a smile. Beginning this weekend, the 29-year-old Vargas can eat to his heart`s content. He plans to retire from boxing after facing Ricardo Mayorga in a 12-round super Read More…

Eat and be thankful

Annual dinner at LCCC serves hundreds STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE Volunteers serve a free Thanksgiving dinner open to the public Wednesday night at Lorain County Community College`s College Center. The buffet-style feast was sponsored by LCCC`s Student Life Division. ELYRIA – Somewhere between the first forkful of turkey and the last bite of pumpkin pie, Read More…

Cavs 97, T-wolves 86: LeBron does it all in victory

MINNEAPOLIS – LeBron James is making this difficult game look oh so easy. Barely breaking a sweat, James had 45 points, eight rebounds and five assists to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 97-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Despite playing the second game of a back-to-back, James topped 40 points for Read More…

Weather forecast for Thanksgiving dinnertime: Not too hot

ELYRIA – The cold and rain today are supposed to be so miserable that even the turkey will be happy to spend time in a nice, warm oven. The National Weather Service in Cleveland is saying a mix of rain and snow is a sure bet early Thanksgiving morning. But temperatures aren`t likely to climb Read More…