August 29, 2015

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QB Johnny Manziel throws 2 TD passes in Orange and Brown Scrimmage, has Joe Thomas singing his praises

COLUMBUS — Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel worked exclusively with the second-string offense Friday night in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage at Ohio Stadium. He played like a starting quarterback in front of the 49,734 fans who showed up to watch the abbreviated intrasquad competition. “He’s really proved to a lot of people that this is Read More…

Browns Notes: Terrelle Pryor returns to OSU — ‘I love this place’

COLUMBUS — Terrelle Pryor’s return to Ohio State came when no one was looking. Pryor didn’t participate in the Orange and Brown Scrimmage on Friday night because of an injured hamstring. Instead, he took the field two hours before the action commenced to work on his catching as he continues to make the transition to Read More…

The Morning Hit–8/7/15

Welcome back to The Morning Hit, where we talk about what people are talking about so you go into the weekend armed with information, making you the cocktail party sensation. Some people like being that person way too much. We’re just gonna go ahead and get right to it. Here we go. Browns in Columbus. Tonight, Read More…

Browns WR Terrelle Pryor misses practice with hamstring injury, doubtful for scrimmage at Ohio State

BEREA – Browns receiver Terrelle Pryor missed practice this morning with a hamstring injury and is unlikely to play Friday in the intrasquad scrimmage at Ohio State. “I probably lean towards the doubtful side,” coach Mike Pettine said. “We’ll see.” The scrimmage is always a highlight of training camp, and Pryor’s return to Columbus was Read More…

Browns Notes: WR Brian Hartline, safety Donte Whitner say it won’t be easy for Terrelle Pryor to make switch to receiver

BEREA — Brian Hartline said he’s glad to have another Ohio State Buckeye on board in Terrelle Pryor, but isn’t sure his former teammate can make the transition from quarterback to receiver in one preseason. “I’ve been playing (receiver) since I was probably 16, just like the majority of the guys that are in the Read More…

Don’t call it a comeback: Gymnast Douglas on schedule for return

COLUMBUS — Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women’s Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables that sit just past the front desk at Buckeye Gymnastics, the latest home in her nomadic career. The 19-year-old isn’t angry, exactly. She’s just over the skepticism surrounding Read More…

Kasich makes it official, jumps into 2016 Republican race

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COLUMBUS — Saying “big ideas change the world,” Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination Tuesday and set about trying to distinguish himself in a bustling contest with other high achievers. Kasich, 63, launched his campaign at Ohio State University before a crowd of 2,000 at an event marking the entry Read More…

Tickets go quickly for Browns scrimmage in Columbus

CLEVELAND — The Browns’ first training camp foray into Columbus is already an overwhelming success. All 60,000 free tickets for the annual “Orange and Brown” intrasquad scrimmage were distributed Monday, making the Aug. 7 event at Ohio Stadium an advance “sellout”. Browns officials and the Ohio State athletic department could make 40,000 more seats available, Read More…

Division II state track and field: Elyria Catholic’s Ted Achladis breaks his personal best, finishes third in discus

COLUMBUS — Ted Achladis finally found the performance he knew he had in him. The Elyria Catholic junior notched a personal-record toss of 171 feet, 4 inches in the discus Saturday en route to a third-place finish at the Division II state track meet at Ohio State. Achladis’ performance was the best for an Elyria Read More…

State Track: Lorain freshman Zion Cross reaches finals of 100- and 200-meter dashes

COLUMBUS — Lorain’s Zion Cross is one cool customer. The lone freshman in the Division I 100- and 200-meter dashes at the state meet, he held his own Friday in the semifinals and notched qualifying berths for today’s finals in both events. Cross earned the No. 4 seed in both races with times of 10.70 Read More…