September 15, 2014

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Indians in steroid report

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Paul Byrd was among those named Thursday in the Mitchell Report on the use of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball. He was the only current player from the Indians named in the report. Former Indians catcher Tim Laker told Mitchell investigators he used steroids and acknowledged four transactions with Radomski involving Read More…

Full text of the Mitchell Report

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Clemens, Miguel Tejada and Andy Pettitte were named in the long-awaited Mitchell Report on Thursday, an All-Star roster linked to steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs that put a question mark — if not an asterisk — next to some of baseball’s biggest moments. READ THE FULL TEXT OF THE REPORT

Rock Hall announces class of 2008

Madonna is in. The Beastie Boys, however, will have to wait. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its class of 2008 today. It includes the pop diva Madonna, who scored with such hits as “Like a Virgin” and “Material Girl” in the 1980s. She is joined in this year’s class by Leonard Cohen, Read More…

Woman killed in crash; two others injured

ELYRIA —A 22-year-old Elyria woman was killed Wednesday night shortly after pulling out of the driveway of her Brunswick Drive home. Toni Fourdyce was pronounced dead shortly after 11:30 p.m. when her eastbound vehicle collided head-on with a westbound vehicle on Brunswick Drive. Teaun Bush, 20, of Cleveland, was riding as a passenger in Fourdyce’s Read More…

Updated 2:20 pm- Steroid report released

The Mitchell Commission will be releasing its report on steroid use in major league baseball today. The Chronicle will have excerpts of the report online as soon as it is released. The report is expected around 2 p.m. Check back as this major sports story develops and be sure to check out Friday’s Chronicle for more Read More…

Browns know Sunday’s game vs. Bills is a big one

BEREA — Romeo Crennel let the cat out of the bag Wednesday. “I don’t know if you noticed or not, but there’s a big game this week — in Cleveland,” he said. The Browns coach had his tongue planted firmly in his cheek as he looked out on a larger-than-normal media contingent. Northeast Ohio has Read More…

Browns notes: Jamal Lewis begining to hit his stride

BEREA — After going through a sluggish stretch in the middle of the season, Browns running back Jamal Lewis is peaking for the playoffs. The former Pro Bowler has reached the century mark in two of his last three games, leaving him just 79 rushing yards shy of 1,000 on the season. Lewis could reach Read More…

Coughlin: Browns-Steelers rivarly reaching crazy heights

The wise guys are already forecasting that the Browns will play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the playoffs, although others predict they’ll play the San Diego Chargers. It’s unanimous, however, that the Browns will make the playoffs as the last wild-card team. This Sunday they are favored by 51/2 points over the Read More…

Cavaliers happy having Hughes come off the bench, so far

INDEPENDENCE – LeBron James is done coming off the bench. Larry Hughes might not be. Cavaliers coach Mike Brown won`t commit to saying Hughes will be his sixth man on a permanent basis – and Hughes isn`t totally sold on the idea, either – but the two-game results have been impressive. Hughes had 22 points Read More…

Elyria girls rally for road win over Strongsville

STRONGSVILLE — Strongsville isn’t exactly a home away from home for Elyria coach Mike Walsh and his Lady Pioneers. Walsh and his squad got a win there four years ago and had dropped three straight — until Wednesday night. The Pioneers shook off a slow start and came away with a 48-44 Northeast Ohio Conference Read More…