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Cavs coach says bond with LeBron 'more than meets the eye'

Cavs coach says bond with LeBron 'more than meets the eye'

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Even after guiding a team wrecked by injuries to the NBA Finals in his first season, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt can't escape a narrative that's shadowed him for months.
His relationship with superstar LeBron James remains a trendy, touchy topic.
As a national column recently painted a ... (full story)


Indians honor AL pennant-winning 1995 team

CLEVELAND (AP) — Twenty years later, the 1995 Cleveland Indians are regarded as one of the most memorable teams in franchise history — even if they fell short of delivering a World Series title.
Several members of that American League pennant-winning team, including Jim Thome, Kenny Lofton and manager Mike Hargrove, w ... (full story)


Man who once scammed NHL gets 10 years for forgery charges

Man who once scammed NHL gets 10 years for forgery charges

Hockey League's New York Islanders was sentenced to 10 years in prison for another fraud case in northeast Ohio.
John Spano Jr., 50, pleaded guilty last month to 16 counts of forgery after being accused of collecting thousands of dollars in commissions from false accounts he'd created while working as a salesman for a company tha ... (full story)


National Park to Open Up River to Paddlers

“This is where they walked
This is where they swam
Take a picture here
Take a souvenir
Cuyahoga….”
R.E.M.
Visitors can’t drink the water out of the Cuyahoga River, at least not in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), but the natural beauty of the river may soon be open to kayaks and ca ... (full story)


Carcillo speaks out in Montador’s memory

Daniel Carcillo didn’t get a chance to grieve for Steve Montador, his close friend and former teammate with the Chicago Blackhawks.
When Montador died in mid-February, Carcillo attended the funeral in Ontario and went right back to work, trying to keep his lineup spot on the championship-winning club.
But the more he dwe ... (full story)