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Wilbur R. Burnham

Wilbur R. Burnham, 87, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2013. “Bill” was finance director in the city of Berea and later in Rocky River, before serving as controller at Oregon Bible College in Oregon, Illinois. Bill and his wife, Marion, lived for several “retirement” years in Florida, before moving to McDonough, Georgia. He was first Read More…

Running back Carlos Hyde leads way as No. 4 Ohio State rallies past Iowa in second half

Ohio State running back Carlos Hyde, top, dives over the goal line to score a touchdown past teammate Corey Brown, right, and Iowa linebacker James Morris Saturday. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

COLUMBUS — Carlos Hyde was staggered. So was No. 4 Ohio State. Both bounced back. Hyde ran for 149 yards, including 106 and two touchdowns in the second half, to lead the Buckeyes back from a halftime deficit to a 34-24 victory over Iowa on Saturday, extending their win streak to an FBS-best 19 straight. Read More…

Watching Mr. Rodgers: Browns know as long as Aaron Rodgers is at the controls, Green Bay will always be a threat

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers drops back to pass. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Randall Cobb, leading the Packers with 29 catches, is out with a knee injury. No. 3 receiver James Jones, with two touchdowns and a 17.5 average, was listed as questionable with a knee injury but isn’t expected to play. Three starting linebackers, including elite pass rusher Clay Matthews, won’t play. Perhaps the Browns (3-3) are Read More…

Foul-prone Cavaliers fare poorly: Cleveland shows its physical side in loss to Pacers, but refs wear out their whistles

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving (2) scrambles for a loose ball with Indiana Pacers' George Hill, right, in the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game Saturday in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND — This game was foul. Tristan Thompson, Anderson Varejao and Kyrie Irving all picked up their fifth personals in the third period Saturday as the Cavaliers fell 102-79 to the Indiana Pacers in exhibition action at Quicken Loans Arena. “Am I going to complain about the fouls? No,” Varejao said. “It is what it Read More…

It’s Patriots’ Day: Open Door breaks through, downs Lutheran East for first varsity football victory

Steve Walker The Chronicle-Telegram CLEVELAND HEIGHTS — There are wins and there are wins. And then there’s Open Door’s 21-0 win over Lutheran East on Saturday afternoon that gave the Patriots the first varsity football victory in its three-year history. “It feels great, we’re really excited,” Open Door coach Ray Lowe said. “These guys have Read More…

High school golf: Avon Lake’s Niki Schroeder top 10 again at state; Magnificat, with three area residents, finishes third

Avon Lake's Niki Schroeder watchers her second shot on the 16th hole during his final round at the State golf championships. AARON JOSEFCZYK/CHRONICLE

COLUMBUS — Three was the lucky number Saturday at the Division I state tournament. Avon Lake junior Niki Schroeder secured her third All-Ohio honor and Magnificat set a school record with a third-place finish behind Dublin Jerome, which won its third straight title, and Massillon Jackson , which finished runner-up for the third time in Read More…