May 3, 2016

Elyria
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Another close game, another loss: Indians fall 4-3 to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Cleveland can keep a game close. The Indians have simply struggled winning the tight ones. Freddy Galvis homered and had the go-ahead single to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their fifth straight win, 4-3 over the Indians on Saturday night. The Indians have played five straight one-run games and 10 this season. They Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns take 9 players on Day 3, including 3 more WRs

BEREA – The Browns stayed true to form to start Day 3 of the NFL Draft. They used the first pick of the fourth round, No. 99 overall, on Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert. They then traded No. 100 to the Oakland Raiders, who selected Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook. The Browns have traded four times. Read More…

Browns focus on pass rush

BEREA — Day 2 of the NFL Draft had a bit of everything for the Browns on Friday night. Including a quarterback. The Browns took two pass rushers, an offensive lineman and made their third trade of the draft. Then they finished the busy night by drafting USC quarterback Cody Kessler with the No. 93 Read More…

(UPDATED) NFL Draft, Day 2: Browns bide their time, take Southern Cal quarterback Cody Kessler with 93rd pick

BEREA — Coach Hue Jackson always planned to add a quarterback in the draft. The one he landed was a surprise to many outside of Browns headquarters. After passing on bigger names with bigger bodies and bigger arms, the Browns selected USC quarterback Cody Kessler with the No. 93 pick near the end of the Read More…

NFL Draft 2016: Browns snap up Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah with first pick in second round

BEREA — Emmanuel Ogbah was born in Nigeria, grew up in Texas and attended college in Oklahoma. His future, though, will be in Cleveland. The Browns kicked off the second day of the NFL Draft by selecting the Oklahoma State defensive end with the No. 32 pick, which was the top selection in Friday’s second Read More…

Indians fall to Phillies on Ryan Howard’s walk-off home run

PHILADELPHIA — Another day, another walk-off loss for the Cleveland Indians. The Indians lost 4-3 to the Phillies on Friday when Ryan Howard led off the 11th inning with a home run off Cody Allen on a full count. It was Howard’s fifth home run of the season and sixth career game-ending shot. As for Read More…

LeBron James: No way Cavs will be overconfident vs. Hawks

INDEPENDENCE — The Cavaliers are focused on defending guys like Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Al Horford and Kyle Korver. What they won’t be concerned about when they open the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena is guarding against overconfidence. Top-seeded Cleveland has defeated the fourth-seeded Hawks seven straight Read More…

High school baseball: Elyria Catholic feels right at home at Progressive Field, rolls over Kenston to extend winning streak

CLEVELAND — Just about every high school baseball player dreams of making it to the big leagues. Elyria Catholic’s players fulfilled part of that dream Friday. They made it to a big league stadium, taking on Kenston in the Cleveland Indians Charities Hardball Classic at Progressive Field. The Panthers looked right at home, scoring eight Read More…

High school baseball: Playing everyone works out great for Olmsted Falls in win over St. Edward at Progressive Field

CLEVELAND — Olmsted Falls coach Dan Largent said his main goal for Friday night’s game in the annual Cleveland Indians Charities Hardball Classic at Progressive Field was to play as many of his players as he could. That he was able to empty his bench, using five pitchers and five pinch hitters, was impressive enough, Read More…

NFL Draft: Browns pick Coleman ‘ready to rock’

BEREA — Corey Coleman said his eyes widened as he looked down at his phone and saw an Ohio number on the screen. The Cleveland Browns were calling to make the Baylor wide receiver the No. 15 pick in the NFL Draft on Thursday night. “They asked me if I’m ready to roll,” Coleman said. Read More…