August 3, 2015

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IOC President: Action will be taken against doping athletes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday. Bach said it is up to the World Anti-Doping Agency to investigate the allegations, including that one-third of medals Read More…

A’s 2, Indians 1 (10 innings): Offense falters; Jason Kipnis to DL?

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Cleveland Indians are having trouble scoring runs. It could get a lot worse if All-Star Jason Kipnis is put on the disabled list. The Indians put together a strong first inning against Oakland ace Sonny Gray but had little success after that, wasting a strong outing by starting pitcher Trevor Bauer Read More…

Browns WR coach Joker Phillips says Terrelle Pryor “all in” at new position

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BEREA — One conversation. That’s all Browns receivers coach Joker Phillips needed to be convinced Terrelle Pryor was committed to making the switch from quarterback to receiver. “I heard it in his voice the first time I talked to him over the phone that he really wants to be a wide receiver,” Phillips said Sunday Read More…

Browns Notes: Cornerback Tramon Williams appears to have firm grip on starting job

Jeff Hafley

BEREA — The competition between Tramon Williams and Justin Gilbert for a starting cornerback spot is a one-horse race four days into training camp. “If you look right now, Tramon’s with the ones,” secondary coach Jeff Hafley said Sunday. “I mean, he’s done a great job, he’s really bought in, he came in in great Read More…

Browns Training Camp, Day 4: Notes and observations

NEWS OF THE DAY: The Browns are suddenly dangerously thin at running back, which is particularly worrisome for a team that plans to rely on the run. Rookie Duke Johnson (hamstring) and Terrance West (calf) joined Glenn Winston (knee) on the stationary bikes, and rookie Luke Lundy left practice with a concussion and didn’t return. Read More…

American Pharoah picks up fans, chases more history

From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. Derek Jeter. Carrie Underwood. Drew Brees. Even Cheech and Chong. All have chatted up either the owner, trainer or jockey of American Pharoah in the weeks after the horse became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 Read More…

Lorain County Speedway: Wellington’s Mike McVetta makes up big deficit to capture second Supermodified win of season

Mike McVetta of Wellington (22)  moves to pass A.J. Lesiecki of Lorain (77) in the Super modified qualifier at the Lorain County Speedway on Saturday. RAY RIEDEL/CHRONICLE

AMHERST TWP. — With the points races heating up and drivers looking to do whatever they can to stay in striking distance of the top of the standings, it’s no wonder it was a wild night at Lorain County Speedway. Three drivers won features for the first time this season while the fourth, MSA Supermodified Read More…

Indians’ starter Cody Anderson proves you can go home again, but A’s still snap Tribe’s three-game winning streak

OAKLAND, Calif. — Cody Anderson pitched in front of family and friends for the first time. He enjoyed the experience despite coming out on the losing end. Anderson tossed 6 2/3 strong innings, but the Cleveland Indians dropped a 5-1 decision to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night, ending their three-game winning streak. Lonnie Chisenhall Read More…

Browns Notes: Jim Tressel visits camp to watch Terrelle Pryor, predicts a nervous drop in return to Ohio Stadium

BEREA — Jim Tressel has a feeling the magnitude of the moment will get the best of Terrelle Pryor on Friday when he returns to Ohio Stadium for the Orange & Brown Scrimmage. “You know that’s got to be thrilling to him because he loved that place and has carried a burden with him that Read More…

Browns owner Jimmy Haslam says team hasn’t given up on QB Johnny Manziel, “important” to see him play

BEREA — Browns owner Jimmy Haslam had had it with quarterback Johnny Manziel in the aftermath of last season. In January, Haslam said the Browns needed to get a quarterback and Manziel needed to show he could be a professional on and off the field. After an offseason that saw Manziel spend 10 weeks in Read More…