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  1. March Madness 2017: Sweet 16 schedule, sites, tipoff times, TV for today (NCAA Men's Tournament)

    03.24 / 04:38 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The 2017 NCAA Men's Tournament Sweet 16 continues with four games on Friday. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- North Carolina, No. 1 seed in the South Regional, is in action today (Friday, March 24) as part of the 2017 NCAA Men's Tournament Sweet 16 schedule. The Tar Heels face No. 4 Butler. East Regional No. 7 South Carolina, which defeated Duke in the Round of 32, faces No. 3 Baylor. http://stats.cleveland.com/cbk/scoreboard.asp?day=20170323&conf=000 Here are the four…
  2. The utility of it all: Seven things we learned Thursday as Cleveland Indians beat Rockies, 8-3

    03.24 / 03:38 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    With second baseman Jason Kipnis scheduled to open the season on the disabled list, the race to fill the utility man's job on the Indians has intensified. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - Seven things we learned before, during and after the Indians' 8-3 victory over Colorado on Thursday at Goodyear Ballpark in Goodyear, Ariz. 1. Scramble of the utility players. The Indians have eight Cactus League games left before opening the regular season on…
  3. Cleveland Indians Scribbles: classic Corey Kluber, another good day for Michael Brantley -- Terry Pluto

    03.24 / 00:17 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber threw seven innings, allowing three runs (one earned) in a very impressive outing. GOODYEAR, Arizona -- Scribbles in my Cleveland Indians notebook after their 8-3 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday: 1. Corey Kluber looked ... well ... like Cory Kluber, the ace of the Tribe staff. He threw seven innings, allowing three runs (one earned). It was a Kluber-type performance: eight strikeouts, one walk while allowing…
  4. Jordan Burge’s experience helps, now Lutheran East has it for Division IV state final

    03.24 / 00:17 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Two years ago, Jordan Burge played boys basketball regionals at Cleveland State. The experience helped him and Lutheran East at Ohio State for its 50-25 state semifinal win vs. Delphos St. John's. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Of the 15 players on Lutheran East’s boys basketball roster who made it to the court Thursday at Ohio State’s Schottenstein Center, only Jordan Burge had any kind of experience close to it. Burge was a freshman on Shaker Heights’ regional final team a…
  5. Lutheran East shuts out Delphos St. John's in third quarter of Falcons' 50-25 Division IV state semifinal win

    03.24 / 00:17 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Lutheran East boys basketball had a 21-0 shutout third quarter against Delphos St. John's as the Falcons advanced to the Division IV championship game, 50-25. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lutheran East’s high-pressure defense pitched a third-quarter shutout of Delphos St. John’s on its way to a 50-25 Division IV state semifinal win on Thursday at the Schottenstein Center. The Falcons (19-9) scored all 21 points in the third quarter after being held to 16 in the first half…
  6. Ohio State Pro Day: Inside Raekwon McMillan's workout

    03.23 / 23:01 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    "I'm feeling really good because I kind of went into the draft process as an underdog and it is what it is," McMillan said. "I came here to show everybody what I had to do." Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Raekwon McMillan probably didn't have to work out during Ohio State's Pro Day on Thursday, but he may have accomplished more before he ever stepped on the field.  When McMillan got to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center early in the morning, he i…
  7. Who is Antonio Pipkin, the Tiffin quarterback who threw at Ohio State's Pro Day?

    03.23 / 23:01 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Division II star also played for Hue Jackson at the Senior Bowl before taking his shot throwing to Buckeyes on Thursday. Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- At Ohio State's Pro Day, Troy Smith threw to Buckeyes receivers two years ago, the former Heisman winner zipping passes to NFL prospects like Devin Smith. Last year, it was Cardale Jones who was slinging passes to Michael Thomas and Braxton Miller as a prospect himself. Thursday? There was no…
  8. Ohio State Pro Day: Inside Marshon Lattimore's workout

    03.23 / 21:54 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Watch and hear from cornerback Marshon Lattimore at Ohio State's Pro Day. Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Marshon Lattimore got to show his speed, but little else when he went through the NFL Combine a few weeks ago. Lattimore skipped on-field workouts at the combine after pulling up with a tweaked hip flexor during the 40-yard dash. The NFL has pored over his film, but Lattimore was waiting for his chance to work out in front of scouts.  He had …
  9. St. Vincent-St. Mary shocks Trotwood-Madison at the buzzer, 62-60, returns to Division II state final

    03.23 / 21:54 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Jayvon Graves scored 22 points, including the winning basket on a baseline drive as time expired, to lift STVM in the OHSAA boys basketball state semifinals. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jayvon Graves did not know if he would have the basketball on St. Vincent-St. Mary’s final possession. He just knew what to do Thursday if it wound up in his hands during the OHSAA Division II state semifinal against Trotwood-Madison. “I would make the play for somebody else or me to …
  10. Ohio State Pro Day 40-yard dash times: Who is the fastest Buckeye?

    03.23 / 20:51 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    For all of the 40-yard dash times ran by Ohio State players -- both at the NFL Combine and at Ohio State's Pro Day -- see inside. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Maybe Ohio State's track is faster than the one at the NFL Combine. That doesn't matter to Curtis Samuel. Because when it's all said and done, Samuel has bragging rights as the fastest former Buckeye trying to make a career in the NFL. At the NFL Combine, Samuel ran a 4.31-second 40-yard dash and that's the…
  11. Ohio State football: Former Buckeyes safety Malik Hooker signs with Jordan Brand

    03.23 / 20:51 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    "It's definitely a great feeling because they don't sign too many people," Hooker said. "Once again, for me to be in that position, to say that I signed with Jordan, it's definitely a blessing and a shocking thing for me." Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Malik Hooker was decked out from head to toe in Air Jordan gear during Ohio State's pro day on Thursday, but the most noticeable thing about his outfit were the shoes.  Jordan 11 Space …
  12. See Jayvon Graves' winning jumper for STVM to beat Trotwood-Madison in the OHSAA Division II state semifinals

    03.23 / 20:51 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Graves finished with 22 points, and STVM (24-5) avenged a 39-point loss earlier this season to the Rams (26-3) with a 62-60 triumph. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Jayvon Graves' baseline drive in the final seconds Thursday at Ohio State's Schottenstein Center propelled St. Vincent-St. Mary to a 62-60 win and return to the OHSAA Division II boys basketball state championship game. See how the game unfolded with Graves' buzzer-beating shot against Trotwood-Madison. Graves fi…
  13. Terry Francona OK with Cleveland Indians' unsettled lineup: 'We have a lot of good hitters'

    03.23 / 19:43 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    There is some uncertainty about who is going to hit where in the Indians' lineup as opening day approaches. Manager Terry Francona says everything will get figured out. CLEVELAND, Ohio - Manager Terry Francona isn't obsessive compulsive when it comes to making out a lineup. He doesn't spend his winter nights scratching out one lineup after another on a yellow legal pad, ripping off page after offending page and dropping them at his feet until he finds one he…
  14. DeShone Kizer has 'the biggest upside of the all the QBs,' Todd McShay says after Pro Day

    03.23 / 19:43 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    DeShone Kizer said at his Pro Day his goal has always been to win a Super Bowl. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Notre Dame's DeShone Kizer 'has the biggest upside' of all the quarterback prospects in the draft, ESPN's Todd McShay said after Kizer's Pro Day Thursday. Still, he believes he's the third-best quarterback in this draft behind Deshaun Watson and Mitch Trubisky.  "Deshaun Watson struggled the most with the deep-ball accuracy,'' McShay …
  15. Kyrie Irving's Nike shoe is the top-selling basketball sneaker

    03.23 / 19:43 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    At $120, Kyrie Irving's shoes are among the most affordable, readily available in a number of colorways and not overly complicated in design, which is not something you can say about his teammate LeBron James' latest sneaker, the LeBron 14. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Kyrie Irving has another reason to celebrate on this, his 25th birthday. The latest iteration of his signature basketball shoe by Nike is currently the best-selling pair of basketball kicks out…