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SPORTS DAILY: Belting a woman should disqualify Joe Mixon from NFL
 No surprise that more than a dozen NFL teams, including the Browns and Bengals, have met with Oklahoma’s Joe Mixon about possibly employing him. The talented running back tantalized scouts by covering 40 yards in 4.43 seconds at Oklahoma’s pro day this week. He had not been invited to the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis because...

Posted: 16 days ago

No surprise that more than a dozen NFL teams, including the Browns and Bengals, have met with Oklahoma’s Joe Mixon about possibly employing him. The talented running back tantalized scouts by covering 40 yards in 4.43 seconds at Oklahoma’s pro day this week. He had not been invited to the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis because...
Baseball: Sinclair freshman has week worth of highlights in one game
 Redshirt freshman Azim Qadri put up a week’s worth of highlights — he had a grand slam and hit for the cycle while driving in a school-record 10 runs — in Sinclair’s 27-7 win over Tiffin JV team at Grady’s Field in Xenia. Qadri went 5 for 6 with a single, double, two triples and a home run. The Pride scored 15...

Posted: 18 days ago

Redshirt freshman Azim Qadri put up a week’s worth of highlights — he had a grand slam and hit for the cycle while driving in a school-record 10 runs — in Sinclair’s 27-7 win over Tiffin JV team at Grady’s Field in Xenia. Qadri went 5 for 6 with a single, double, two triples and a home run. The Pride scored 15...
SPORTS DAILY: 5 thoughts about the Browns and the Combine
 The Cleveland Browns are a hot topic at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week, a curiosity of sorts given their draft position, perennial quarterback need, 1-15 record last season and a coach, Hue Jackson, who doesn’t shrink from the spotlight. With that in mind, here are five thoughts regarding the state of the Browns...

Posted: 22 days ago

The Cleveland Browns are a hot topic at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis this week, a curiosity of sorts given their draft position, perennial quarterback need, 1-15 record last season and a coach, Hue Jackson, who doesn’t shrink from the spotlight. With that in mind, here are five thoughts regarding the state of the Browns...
SPORTS DAILY: Browns should draft Trubisky, who wants to play for them
 Assuming his hands are big enough at the scouting combine, that he stands closer to 6-foot-3 than 6-foot-1 and that his Wonderlic score contains two numbers, the Cleveland Browns should select North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the No. 1 pick in the draft. Why, other than having needed a quarterback since about 1994, should they...

5:03 AM Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

Assuming his hands are big enough at the scouting combine, that he stands closer to 6-foot-3 than 6-foot-1 and that his Wonderlic score contains two numbers, the Cleveland Browns should select North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky with the No. 1 pick in the draft. Why, other than having needed a quarterback since about 1994, should they...
SPORTS DAILY: A good reason to root for the Wright State women Friday
 Putting objectivity to the side, I will be openly rooting for Wright State to beat Wisconsin-Green Bay when the two Horizon League women’s basketball titans square off at 5 p.m. Friday at the Nutter Center. Not because the Raiders are a local team trying for the first conference championship in program history, but because Green...

4:30 AM Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Putting objectivity to the side, I will be openly rooting for Wright State to beat Wisconsin-Green Bay when the two Horizon League women’s basketball titans square off at 5 p.m. Friday at the Nutter Center. Not because the Raiders are a local team trying for the first conference championship in program history, but because Green...
SPORTS DAILY: Can’t help but root for Charles Oakley
 There are many reasons to like former Knicks forward Charles Oakley. • He sided with Cavs superstar LeBron James in his running feud with Charles Barkley, recently advising Sir Charles to “stop drinking at work” and once even slapping him. • He’s from Cleveland, admits it and even owns a car wash there. •...

4:32 AM Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

There are many reasons to like former Knicks forward Charles Oakley. • He sided with Cavs superstar LeBron James in his running feud with Charles Barkley, recently advising Sir Charles to “stop drinking at work” and once even slapping him. • He’s from Cleveland, admits it and even owns a car wash there. •...
SPORTS DAILY: Can’t the Reds get a pleasant surprise for once?
 The jarring news about Homer Bailey on Wednesday brought fresh attention to just how foolish it was to lavish that six-year, $105 million contract on him and how there’s nothing anyone can do about it now. Bailey and his riches will start the season on the disabled list after undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching...

5:03 PM Thursday, Feb. 09, 2017

The jarring news about Homer Bailey on Wednesday brought fresh attention to just how foolish it was to lavish that six-year, $105 million contract on him and how there’s nothing anyone can do about it now. Bailey and his riches will start the season on the disabled list after undergoing surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching...
SPORTS DAILY: Browns’ McCown move brings back (mostly bad) memories
 When the Browns jettison an aging quarterback with diminishing skills, it’s always a sad day because it makes me think of Bernie Kosar, Bill Belichick and that whole sordid chapter in 1993. I’ve learned to shield my disappointment from view. The latest to be pushed off the cliff is Josh McCown, an All-American type of guy who...

3:27 AM Wednesday, Feb. 08, 2017

When the Browns jettison an aging quarterback with diminishing skills, it’s always a sad day because it makes me think of Bernie Kosar, Bill Belichick and that whole sordid chapter in 1993. I’ve learned to shield my disappointment from view. The latest to be pushed off the cliff is Josh McCown, an All-American type of guy who...
Beavercreek grad Justin Masterson looking for MLB return
 Free-agent pitcher Justin Masterson, former Indians ace, is headed to Arizona to try and restart his career, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported. The Beavercreek High School graduate, who turns 32 on March 22, will embark on a throwing program next week and agent Randy Rowle said 10 to 12 teams, including the Indians, are expected to watch...

4:33 AM Saturday, Feb. 04, 2017

Free-agent pitcher Justin Masterson, former Indians ace, is headed to Arizona to try and restart his career, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported. The Beavercreek High School graduate, who turns 32 on March 22, will embark on a throwing program next week and agent Randy Rowle said 10 to 12 teams, including the Indians, are expected to watch...
SPORTS DAILY: Curse of Tom Brady still plagues Browns
 With New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 60 minutes from his fifth Super Bowl ring, it’s time for a stroll down memory lane. Do you remember where you were April 16, 2000, the second day of the NFL draft, a date that lives in infamy for Browns fans? I was at Browns headquarters in Berea, Ohio, making frequent trips to the frozen...

4:42 AM Friday, Feb. 03, 2017

With New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady 60 minutes from his fifth Super Bowl ring, it’s time for a stroll down memory lane. Do you remember where you were April 16, 2000, the second day of the NFL draft, a date that lives in infamy for Browns fans? I was at Browns headquarters in Berea, Ohio, making frequent trips to the frozen...
Reds, Arroyo agree on minor-league deal
 Bronson Arroyo passed his physical and will sign a minor-league deal with the Reds, one of his former teams, MLB. com reported. Arroyo, who turns 40 this month, hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch in two years, but he wants another shot. RELATED: Oft-injured Reds catcher Mesoraco keeps looking forward Shoulder and elbow injuries...

3:16 AM Friday, Feb. 03, 2017

Bronson Arroyo passed his physical and will sign a minor-league deal with the Reds, one of his former teams, MLB. com reported. Arroyo, who turns 40 this month, hasn’t thrown a big-league pitch in two years, but he wants another shot. RELATED: Oft-injured Reds catcher Mesoraco keeps looking forward Shoulder and elbow injuries...
SPORTS DAILY: 5 reasons Browns fans should not watch the Super Bowl
 If you’re wondering why the Browns are horrible year after year, just watch the Super Bowl. Better yet, don’t. Yes, we know Bill Belichick first became a head coach in Cleveland and has blossomed into the greatest coach of all-time with New England. And that Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanaham ran the Cleveland offense...

4:04 AM Thursday, Feb. 02, 2017

If you’re wondering why the Browns are horrible year after year, just watch the Super Bowl. Better yet, don’t. Yes, we know Bill Belichick first became a head coach in Cleveland and has blossomed into the greatest coach of all-time with New England. And that Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanaham ran the Cleveland offense...
SPORTS DAILY: Reaction mixed to a Gem City Jam revival
 When I wondered last week in this space if we’ll ever see a resumption of the Gem City Jam men’s college basketball series after this current 20-year pause, the deluge of response surprised me. Sentiment broke mostly along party lines, with faithful University of Dayton fans brushing the notion aside like lint from an overcoat...

3:30 AM Wednesday, Feb. 01, 2017

When I wondered last week in this space if we’ll ever see a resumption of the Gem City Jam men’s college basketball series after this current 20-year pause, the deluge of response surprised me. Sentiment broke mostly along party lines, with faithful University of Dayton fans brushing the notion aside like lint from an overcoat...
SPORTS DAILY: Where’s Dayton’s crosstown shootout?
 For the benefit of any men’s college basketball fans who recently moved to the area and were scratching their heads: Yes, it’s true. Hard as it might be to fathom, the two Division I schools in town don’t play each other. I was reminded of this tonight while watching the annual matchup between Xavier and Cincinnati known...

3:00 AM Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

For the benefit of any men’s college basketball fans who recently moved to the area and were scratching their heads: Yes, it’s true. Hard as it might be to fathom, the two Division I schools in town don’t play each other. I was reminded of this tonight while watching the annual matchup between Xavier and Cincinnati known...
SPORTS DAILY: Dayton native Cole a good match for Cavs?
 It would seem a simple solution. The defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers need someone to come off the bench, handle the ball professionally and keep LeBron James from launching into more postgame screeds about their top-heavy roster. I’m officially nominating Dayton native Norris Cole for the role. The Dunbar High School graduate...

10:43 PM Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

It would seem a simple solution. The defending NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers need someone to come off the bench, handle the ball professionally and keep LeBron James from launching into more postgame screeds about their top-heavy roster. I’m officially nominating Dayton native Norris Cole for the role. The Dunbar High School graduate...
SPORTS DAILY: Browns due to make a smart QB decision
 In a three-round mock draft on NFL.com, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, fresh off a national championship and likened Tuesday to Michael Jordan by his kooky coach, goes to the Cleveland Browns at No. 1 overall. At this point in the process, what’s not to like about that if you’re a Browns fan? Tell me. I’m listening...

4:02 AM Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

In a three-round mock draft on NFL.com, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson, fresh off a national championship and likened Tuesday to Michael Jordan by his kooky coach, goes to the Cleveland Browns at No. 1 overall. At this point in the process, what’s not to like about that if you’re a Browns fan? Tell me. I’m listening...
SPORTS DAILY: Time for Wright State, fans to make a statement
 Now would be a good time for Wright State fans to show this isn’t just a University of Dayton basketball town. They can do this by turning out in greater numbers than usual Sunday afternoon at 2 when the Raiders play Oakland (Mich.) University at the Nutter Center. Dayton plays at the same time, hosting Saint Louis, and you know UD...

2:03 AM Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Now would be a good time for Wright State fans to show this isn’t just a University of Dayton basketball town. They can do this by turning out in greater numbers than usual Sunday afternoon at 2 when the Raiders play Oakland (Mich.) University at the Nutter Center. Dayton plays at the same time, hosting Saint Louis, and you know UD...
SPORTS DAILY: New Browns coach direct from central casting
 Not sure how well the Browns will do next season, but some of their press conferences sure figure to be more entertaining. Had I attended Thursday’s introduction of new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the infamous “Bountygate” guy, it would have taken the strength of every fiber in my considerable being not to burst...

8:34 PM Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Not sure how well the Browns will do next season, but some of their press conferences sure figure to be more entertaining. Had I attended Thursday’s introduction of new defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, the infamous “Bountygate” guy, it would have taken the strength of every fiber in my considerable being not to burst...
SPORTS DAILY: Reds shed a good arm, but it makes sense
 Nothing like sparking off-season interest by trading one of your more productive pitchers for three anonymous prospects. Obviously not sold on journeyman right-hander Dan Straily’s ability to repeat last season’s success and become a pillar of their rebuilding, that’s what the Reds did Thursday, and until second baseman...

1:57 AM Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

Nothing like sparking off-season interest by trading one of your more productive pitchers for three anonymous prospects. Obviously not sold on journeyman right-hander Dan Straily’s ability to repeat last season’s success and become a pillar of their rebuilding, that’s what the Reds did Thursday, and until second baseman...
SPORTS DAILY: Baseball Hall of Fame voters sort of get it right
 Nice to see Tim Raines make the Hall of Fame on his final try Wednesday, even though it happened about eight years too late. I was in Raines’ orbit in 1996 when he played for the New York Yankees, who won the World Series that year. Not that he could pick me out of a lineup today, but since he didn’t curse at me (Pascual Perez)...

2:24 AM Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017

Nice to see Tim Raines make the Hall of Fame on his final try Wednesday, even though it happened about eight years too late. I was in Raines’ orbit in 1996 when he played for the New York Yankees, who won the World Series that year. Not that he could pick me out of a lineup today, but since he didn’t curse at me (Pascual Perez)...
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