August 3, 2015

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Indians: David Murphy traded to LA Angels for minor-league SS Eric Stamets

CLEVELAND — If the Indians are able to turn things around over the final two months of the season, they will do so without one of their top offensive producers — outfielder David Murphy. Murphy, an eight-year veteran who was acquired prior to the 2014 season, was traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday Read More…

Indians notes: Roth called up, Aguilar sent down

CLEVELAND — With the Indians in need of assistance out of the bullpen, left-hander Michael Roth was promoted from Triple-A Columbus on Tuesday. First baseman Jesus Aguilar was optioned back to Columbus to clear a spot on the 25-man roster. “We’ve been in our bullpen quite a bit,” manager Terry Francona said. “(Roth) can give Read More…

Indians: David Murphy reportedly traded to Angels

CLEVELAND — If the Indians are able to turn things around over the final two months of the season, they will do so without one of their top offensive producers — outfielder David Murphy. Murphy, an eight-year veteran who was acquired prior to the 2014 season, was reportedly traded to the Los Angeles Angels on Read More…

Boston Olympic plan scuttled; will L.A. make U.S. bid?

BOSTON — On Boston’s last day as a potential Olympic host, Chris Dempsey ate lunch at an Irish pub across from City Hall and waited for the bid for the 2024 Summer Games to crumble. A waitress recognized Dempsey, the co-chair of the opposition group No Boston Olympics, from last week’s televised debate. A customer Read More…

Browns: The top 5 players to watch at training camp

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The rookies reported last week, the veterans arrive Wednesday and the first full-squad practice of training camp is Thursday morning at Browns headquarters in Berea. Ninety players stuff the roster, but a few deserve our attention more than the rest. Here are the top five players to watch when the balls are rolled out and Read More…

Browns coach Mike Pettine says Josh McCown remains No. 1, but won’t “guarantee” him starting job for Week 1

BEREA — Josh McCown enters training camp as the clear No. 1 quarterback and coach Mike Pettine expects him to start Week 1 against the New York Jets. But he left open the door for Johnny Manziel to make a preseason push and unseat the veteran. “I don’t think anything’s changed, the repetitions will be Read More…

Royals hand Indians fifth straight loss

CLEVELAND — A team meeting designed to breathe life into the sagging Indians had little effect the following day. Cleveland opened a three-game series against Central Division-leading Kansas City on Monday night with a 9-4 loss at Progressive Field. It was the Indians’ seventh straight loss at home and fifth straight overall. Cleveland’s ninth loss Read More…

Ohio Girls Golf Foundation Shootout: Anna Schatschneider leads Avon to team title with tournament-record 4-under 68

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AVON — Anna Schatschneider showed Monday that she’s ready for the upcoming high school golf season. Schatschneider, a senior at Avon High School, shot a tournament-record 4-under 68 to win the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation High School Shootout at Avon Oaks Country Club. She became the first player in the 13-year history of the event Read More…

Hot Stove state tournament: North Ridgeville Aut-O-Rama rolls to Class I title; Firelands loses heartbreaker in Class F

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ALLIANCE — The day began on a high note for Lorain County teams playing for Hot Stove state championships Monday at Butler-Rodman Park after rain Sunday pushed the games back a day. North Ridgeville Aut-O-Rama dominated the Medina Swarm Green in Class I (age 8), putting up the maximum five runs in three of its Read More…

Matthew Dellavedova returning to Cavaliers

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The “Delly Trey” will be served up again in Cleveland in 2015-16. Restricted free agent guard Matthew Dellavedova agreed to play next season under the Cavaliers’ $1.2 million qualifying offer, with the hope of a bigger payday when the salary cap skyrockets next summer. Dellavedova, who will be a restricted free agent again in 2016, Read More…