July 28, 2015

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LeBron to be in movie

CLEVELAND — LeBron James is leaving Cleveland — for Hollywood. The Cavaliers superstar and reigning NBA MVP will make his feature film debut by playing himself in an upcoming comedy. James will appear in “Fantasy Basketball Camp” by Universal Pictures. The movie is about five guys from different backgrounds who come to Las Vegas to Read More…

Crushers shut out in championship series opener

O’FALLON, Mo. — River City right-hander Josh Lowey shined through six innings, and the Rascals kept the Lake Erie Crushers off the scoreboard for a 6-0 victory in the opening game of the Frontier League championship series. Brent Lysander took the loss for the Crushers after allowing three runs on four hits through five innings Read More…

Broncos’ Davis still fond of former team

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BEREA — Andra Davis descends the stairs into the basement of his new Denver home and is instantly transported back to Cleveland. His No. 54 Browns jerseys and the jerseys of his former teammates hang on the walls. His plain orange helmets and the game balls he collected in his seven years sit on the Read More…

Braylon Edwards, Brady Quinn still learning how to get along

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BEREA — Brady Quinn’s first throw of the season sailed over Braylon Edwards’ head and out of bounds. A second-quarter slant was behind him, and he couldn’t hang onto a diving attempt in the fourth quarter on a fly down the sideline. Their only completion of the opener, a 12-yarder, came on a deflection that Read More…

High school football Week 4: Staggering start for Keystone senior

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Corry Sprouse is a man of few words. The Keystone senior running back is leading the state of Ohio with over 600 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns through a mere three games, but you’d never know it by talking to him. Sprouse is so without ego, he makes a point to thank his offensive linemen Read More…

Twins 7, Indians 3: Tribe not doing very much right

MINNEAPOLIS — For the second straight start, Aaron Laffey (7-6) gave up six earned runs and a career-high 12 hits and the Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 7-3 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Laffey’s own mistake put him behind. With two outs in the third, Laffey dropped a soft toss covering first base for an Read More…

High school volleyball: Thriller goes to EC

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ELYRIA — The match lasted two hours and four minutes and went the full five games, but somehow Elyria Catholic found the stamina to survive even after having been pushed to five games in a loss to Villa Angela-St. Joseph on Tuesday. The Panthers (6-4) claimed the non-conference thriller over Keystone three games to two Read More…

Cross country notes: Shoremen grab 2nd at Carnival

Due to computer problems, nearly 90 minutes elapsed before the final Division I-A boys results were released at Saturday’s Tiffin Distance Carnival. The wait was three times longer than normal, but in the end the wait was well worth it for the Avon Lake team. Only No. 2-ranked St. Ignatius (128) was better than Avon Read More…

Honeymoon over? Tressel grumbling grows

For the first time in his tenure in Columbus, Tressel is catching fire from all directions. (AP file photo.)

COLUMBUS — With a growing chorus of fans questioning his playcalling and others doubting his ability to win a big game, Jim Tressel was asked if his honeymoon as Ohio State’s head coach was over. “You felt like it’s been a nine-year honeymoon?” he repeated on Tuesday. “You must not have liked your honeymoon.” For Read More…

Mangini strives to stay calm

Don’t expect Eric Mangini to rant and rave after a loss, even if it comes in his Cleveland coaching debut. Don’t expect him to curse at the defensive backs who missed tackles and the linemen who committed false starts. Don’t expect him to have the same reaction as the guys calling into talk radio or Read More…