December 22, 2014

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Indians: Tribe players listed on WBC rosters

Provisional rosters for the upcoming World Baseball Classic were announced Thursday, with six members of the Indians organization set to suit up for their respective country’s team. Relievers Chris Perez and Vinnie Pestano are on the U.S. roster, while All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera (Venezuela) and fellow big leaguers, catcher Carlos Santana (Dominican Republic) and infielder Read More…

Chudzinski announces first coaching staff hires, including offensive coordinator Norv Turner

The staff of new Browns coach Rob Chudzinski is taking shape. The Browns announced the hiring of offensive coordinator Norv Turner, receivers coach Scott Turner (Norv’s son), offensive line coach Mike Sullivan and strength and conditioning coach Brad Roll. Chudzinski also retained special teams coordinator Chris Tabor and offensive line coach George Warhop from Pat Read More…

Man arrested after police find drug paraphernalia throughout home

LORAIN — A Lorain man was arrested Tuesday after police found drug paraphernalia throughout a house he shares with his girlfriend and her two children. Brandon Perez, 29, was arrested on a parole violation. According to a police report, officers were called to assist parole officers at the home, in the 1000 block of West Read More…

Lorain police seize $24K of high-grade marijuana, 7 guns

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LORAIN — Lorain police found roughly $24,000 worth of high-grade marijuana and seven guns after they were called to a West 39th Street home Wednesday night for a home invasion. Lorain police Lt. Roger Watkins said Officer Craig Payne was the first officer on the scene and came around the side of the house as Read More…

Police: Sexual assault victim may have been involved in drug deal

LORAIN — A woman who initially told police that she had been kidnapped off the street by a stranger and raped last week may not have been entirely truthful with police. Lorain police Lt. Roger Watkins said Thursday that after further investigation police believe the 18-year-old woman knew her alleged attacker, Joseph B. Worthy. He Read More…

Ohio begins educators’ school shooting training

COLUMBUS — The state is kicking off the first of five regional sessions to train Ohio educators to respond to school shooting situations. The attorney general and the Ohio Department of Education are partnering on the free training for teachers and administrators. Police officers also were invited. More than 200 people registered for the first Read More…

Girls basketball: Brianna Shagovac steals the show in Amherst win

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AMHERST — Brianna Shagovac may not have been the quickest girl in the Amherst gym Wednesday, but the senior guard was fast enough to beat the buzzer and Lorain High. Shagovac knocked the ball out of the hands of the Titans’ Alex Harris at the top of the key, then drove the floor in the Read More…

Former Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris in mix to lead Browns defense

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The Browns have a new candidate for defensive coordinator. Former Buccaneers coach Raheem Morris will interview Friday, according to multiple reports Wednesday night. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times was the first to report it. Browns coach Rob Chudzinski was hired last Thursday and is trying to fill out his staff. Dick Jauron ran Read More…

Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson lead the way as Cavs stop skid

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Kyrie Irving scored 31 points, Tristan Thompson added 19 points and 13 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Portland Trail Blazers 93-88 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Nicolas Batum had 23 points and 12 rebounds for the Blazers, who erased a 19-point second-quarter deficit and briefly took Read More…

Oregon’s Chip Kelly runs option, picks Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — In the end, Chip Kelly chose the NFL, giving the Eagles their guy. He left the Browns shaking their heads. Philadelphia hired Kelly on Wednesday, just 10 days after he decided to stay at Oregon. The 49-year-old Kelly, known as an offensive innovator, becomes the 21st coach in team history and replaces Andy Read More…