June 29, 2016

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Browns: Ogbah seventh of 14 draft picks to sign contract

BEREA — Seven draft picks down, seven to go for the Browns. Linebacker Emmanuel Ogbah signed a four-year contract worth approximately $6.5 million Thursday, becoming the seventh member of their NFL Draft class to agree to terms. The 6-foot-4, 275-pounder from Oklahoma State was the first player selected in the second round with the No. Read More…

Beatles’ first recording contract to hit auction block: Six pages, $150,000 price tag

NEW YORK — The Beatles’ first recording contract was signed in Hamburg, Germany, where the band honed its craft playing gigs in the city’s boisterous nightclub district. The 1961 recording session produced the single “My Bonnie.” It was released on the Polydor label in Germany only and never hit the top charts. But the tune Read More…

Indians: Carlos Carrasco rewarded for maturity, signs four-year, $22 million extension

CLEVELAND — The powerful arm was always apparent, and so was Carlos Carrasco’s potential. When they merged last season, the Indians believed they had another quality starter for the future. Carrasco finalized a $22 million, four-year contract on Tuesday, a day before he makes his season debut against Houston and two days after the Indians Read More…

Lorain Schools board members to vote on new contract today

LORAIN — A new contract for Lorain Schools teachers is scheduled to be voted on by Board of Education members today. Teachers approved the contract Wednesday, according to Jay Pickering, Lorain Education Association president. Pickering wouldn’t release the vote tally but said approval was substantial. “The membership is happy with our work,” Pickering said of Read More…