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Hall of Famer Perry leads 7 into SC Athletic Hall of Fame

Feb. 22, 2020 6:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry is among seven named to the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame. Perry won 314 games over 21 seasons and won the Cy Young Award with the Cleveland Indians in 1972 and the San Diego Padres in 1978. He was also baseball coach at Limestone College...

Wampler, Love lead Wright St. in OT, win No. 500 for Nagy

Feb. 22, 2020 6:01 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Loudon Love put Wright State ahead for good with a pair of free throws less than a minute into overtime and the Raiders walked away to an 81-74 victory at Cleveland State on Saturday. The win was No. 500 for coach Scott Nagy. Bill Wampler scored 23 points and Love added 22 for Wright State...

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches infield drills during spring training baseball workouts Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Indians staff attends funeral of coach Brad Mills' grandson

Feb. 22, 2020 3:22 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona, his entire staff and members of Cleveland's front office left training camp Saturday to attend the funeral of the grandson of bench coach Brad Mills. Just 18 months old, Beau Mills died in an accident at the family's home in Texas on Monday night....

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Greg Robinson smiles during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. Robinson was being held Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020,  in a Texas jail on a pending drug distribution charge from a federal agency, records show. Robinson, 27, was booked Tuesday, according to El Paso County jail records.(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Ex-NFL players Robinson, Bray granted bond on pot charges

Feb. 21, 2020 4:58 PM EST

EL PASO, texas (AP) — Two former NFL players were set to walk free on bond Friday after federal agents say they caught them with over 150 pounds (68.04 kilograms)of marijuana. A federal judge in Texas granted bond Friday to former Cleveland Browns starting offensive tackle Greg Robinson and former...

Priest accused of having child porn faces new charges

Feb. 21, 2020 4:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland-area Roman Catholic priest arrested in December was accused of several new charges, including sex trafficking involving a minor, federal prosecutors said Friday. A criminal complaint filed in federal court also charged the Rev. Robert McWilliams with receiving or distributing...

2 workers die after being overcome by fumes in Ohio tanker

Feb. 21, 2020 3:46 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman who was overcome by fumes while cleaning out a tanker at an Ohio trucking company and a man who came to her rescue both died after being taken to a hospital, fire officials said. The woman was overcome by fumes inside the semitrailer tanker on Thursday and the man also lost...

Police: Dismembered body too burned to determine gender

Feb. 21, 2020 3:01 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dismembered body found ablaze in a secluded, grassy area near some train tracks in Cleveland was too burned to determine the person's gender, according to police. Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia told the body found early Wednesday was badly burned. She wouldn't discuss further...

Walton carries N. Kentucky past Cleveland St. 73-59

Feb. 20, 2020 9:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Dantez Walton had 22 points as Northern Kentucky defeated Cleveland St. 73-59 on Thursday night. Jalen Tate had 16 points for Northern Kentucky (20-8, 12-4 Horizon League). Tyler Sharpe added 10 points. Adrian Nelson had 13 rebounds. Torrey Patton had 13 points for the Vikings (10-18,...

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff looks on in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words.
“Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said repeating Beilein's message.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Bickerstaff picks up pieces after Beilein leaves Cavaliers

Feb. 20, 2020 3:21 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — When John Beilein resigned as Cleveland's coach, swallowing his pride to leave the Cavaliers after just 54 games, he offered his preordained replacement some encouraging words. "Go after it,” J.B. Bickerstaff said, repeating Beilein's final message. That's Bickerstaff's...

Retired Air Force Col. Guion Bluford discusses his career as a fighter pilot in Vietnam and later as the first black astronaut in space at a news conference on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Bluford, 77, was presented with the Ohio Distinguished Service Medal, the state's highest non-combat decoration for service, by Gov. Mike DeWine. (AP Photo/Andrew Welsh-Huggins)

Retired colonel, astronaut honored for lifetime achievement

Feb. 20, 2020 1:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday presented the state's highest non-combat decoration for service to a retired fighter pilot and astronaut. Col. Guion Bluford of Westlake in suburban Cleveland flew 144 combat missions in South Vietnam with the U.S. Air Force and later earned a...