February 8, 2016

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Cavaliers out to reverse some history

For the first three quarters, Monday night’s game looked like a postseason showdown of old between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls. The game included 17 lead changes and 10 ties, and the teams were tied heading into the fourth quarter. But the Cavs showed they are too talented and too powerful for a Read More…

Cavaliers 112, Bulls 102: Huge game, 4th quarter lift Cavs

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CLEVELAND — Cleveland won’t be the destination, but it looks like Joakim Noah could be going on vacation real soon. LeBron James did it all once again, especially down the stretch, as the Cavaliers defeated the Chicago Bulls 112-102 Monday night at Quicken Loans Arena in Game 2 of a best-of-seven series. Cleveland holds a Read More…

Branyan set to leave disabled list

Russell Branyan is expected to be activated from the disabled list Wednesday for opener of the Indians’ three-game series in Minnesota. To clear room for Branyan on the 25-man roster, Cleveland optioned struggling outfielder Michael Brantley to Triple-A Columbus. Branyan missed all of the exhibition season and has been on the disabled list since the start of Read More…

Elyria man refused to give up after crippling accident

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He’s forever changed, yet the same man. His resolve remains as deep as ever. Matt Gembka was in a car accident in Avon Lake on May 6, 2006, that left his body crushed from head to toe. Gembka’s list of injuries is ugly and seems endless. The 43-year-old Elyria resident has steel from his hips Read More…

Indians 7, White sox 4: Tribe sweeps sad Sox

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CLEVELAND — The struggling Chicago White Sox proved to be the perfect tonic for the Indians’ ills. The Indians had just three wins entering the series with their Central Division rival, but are back to .500 for the season after completing a three-game sweep of the Sox with a 7-4 victory at Progressive Field on Read More…

Tribe notes: Hafner gets first day off

CLEVELAND — Travis Hafner was out of the lineup Sunday for the first time this year. His bat has been gone since the start of the season. Though Hafner has produced a positive vibe by remaining healthy through the first 12 games, he has been far from the offensive force he once was, batting just Read More…

NFL draft 2010: At end, Odrick could be Browns’ pick

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Meet Jared Odrick, the possible backup plan. Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford is the favorite option, but goes to St. Louis with the No. 1 pick. Tennessee safety Eric Berry heads to Kansas City at No. 5 or Seattle at No. 6. Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen is available, but the decision-makers conclude he’s not the Read More…

Mo Williams puts last year in past

Chicago’s Kirk Hinrich, left, and Cleveland’s Mo Williams fight for a loose ball Saturday during Game 1. Williams got the playoffs off to a good start with 19 points and 10 assists. (AP photo.)

INDEPENDENCE — Like the birth of a child, the playoffs are always special. It’s just that after the first one — child and extended postseason action — the emotions are easier to control. That’s the situation Cavaliers point guard Mo Williams finds himself in as the Cavaliers prepare to host the Chicago Bulls tonight at Read More…

Browns’ Jennings arrested, accused of hitting club bouncer

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CLEVELAND — Browns running back Chris Jennings has been released from jail while authorities determine whether to file charges over allegations he hit a bouncer outside a Cleveland nightclub. Jennings was arrested early Saturday morning. John O’Brien, a spokesman with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department, says Jennings is accused of punching the bouncer in the Read More…

Indians 7, White Sox 4: Tribe completes sweep of Chicago

CLEVELAND – The struggling Chicago White Sox proved to be the perfect tonic for the Indians’ losing ills. Entering the series with their Central Division rival sporting just three wins in nine games to start the season, the Indians are now back to .500 after completing a three-game sweep of the Sox via a 7-4 Read More…