February 13, 2016

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Twins 5, Indians 1: Tribe’s win streak snapped

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MINNEAPOLIS — One of the most intelligent pitchers on the Minnesota Twins staff, Kevin Slowey may have been over-thinking in his last start when he was constantly shaking off Joe Mauer early in a loss to Boston. He did a lot more nodding on Tuesday night against Cleveland and the result was his best start Read More…

Prime time? Not this time for Browns as NFL releases 2010 schedule

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The strong finish in 2009 and the addition of president Mike Holmgren didn’t impress the schedule-makers at the NFL offices in New York. No prime time, no national television, no league spotlight. The Browns are slated to play every game on Sunday at 1 p.m., as the league schedule was released Tuesday night. They will Read More…

High school softball: Middies maul Mags

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EATON TWP. — It would be next to impossible for a softball team to unleash a more balanced attack than Midview turned loose against Magnificat on Tuesday. Every Middies player who batted had at least one hit and scored at least one run, and eight of the nine put up at least one RBI. And Read More…

Jumper after jumper: LeBron’s run overwhelming

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CLEVELAND — The Chicago Bulls are going to have to go “over” the tape. Actually, coach Vinny Del Negro and Co. should probably go “over and over” it, say, eight times prior to Game 3 Thursday at 7 p.m. at the United Center. That’s how many times Cavaliers forward LeBron James used the word to Read More…

High school tennis notes: Coach wants officials at prep matches

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If you’ve never witnessed a boys or girls high school ten­nis match, you may not have realized what you were watch­ing. That’s because, to the out­sider, at first glance, it looks like a couple of kids just play­ing tennis for fun. There are no officials or side judges at any high school ten­nis match. And Read More…

NFL schedule released: Browns open at Tampa

Scott Petrak The Chronicle-Telegram For the first time since they returned in 1999, the Browns will open the season on the road. They will travel to Tampa Bay on Sunday, Sept. 12, to face Kellen Winslow Jr. and the Buccaneers in the season opener. The first home game is the following week, Sept. 19, against Read More…

NFL draft 2010: Safety first? Berry an enticing choice for Browns

Before Tennessee safety Eric Berry was coveted by thousands of Browns fans, he painted houses in the Georgia heat for minimum wage. The boss was his dad, James, who held another full-time job. “It was very hard, especially outside during the summertime and it was like 96 degrees and you could see yourself on the Read More…

High school baseball: Walks help Keystone get past Clippers

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PENFIELD — A walk is as good as a hit any day, especially in the last half of the last inning of a tie game. Keystone took advantage of three seventh-inning walks to edge Clearview 7-6 Monday in a crossover battle of Patriot Athletic Conference undefeateds. After the Clippers scored two runs in the top Read More…

High school baseball: Sailors beat Avon in 11 innings

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AVON — All Pro Freight Stadium has lights, and the way Avon and Vermilion were going it appeared likely that those lights would have to be used. The Eagles and the Sailors battled for 11 innings before Vermilion finally emerged with a 4-1 win Monday in a battle for first place in the West Shore Read More…

Branyan returning for Tribe; Brantley sent down

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CLEVELAND — The Russ Bus is finally coming to town. On the disabled list since the start of the season, Russell Branyan is expected to be activated tonight for the opener of the Indians’ three-game series in Minnesota. To clear room on the 25-man roster for Branyan, Cleveland optioned struggling outfielder Michael Brantley to Triple-A Read More…