Articles in the Sports Category

2017 NFL Draft: Browns Pick Texas A&M Defensive End Myles Garrett First Overall. Is QB next?
Posted in Aside Left, Lifestyle, MXO Business Report, Sports on 28 April 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Nate Ulrich, Akron Beacon Journal Posted April 28th 2017   Amid some speculation about the Browns possibly stunning the NFL at the start of the draft, they instead did what most people in league circles have long expected, selecting Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett first overall Thursday night. Garrett became the fourth [...]

Cleveland City Council Approves Public Money For Quicken Loans Arena Makeover!
Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio, Sports on 26 April 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Nick Castele Posted April 17th 2017 (PHOTO:  CLEVELAND CITY COUNCILMAN MIKE POLENSEK D-WARD   Cleveland city council approved public financing for the makeover of Quicken Loans Arena on Monday night. The deal extends Cleveland’s admissions tax through 2034. A portion of tax collections at the Q will go toward the arena’s renovation. That’s estimated [...]

Consultant To Chief Wahoo Opponent Pleads Guilty In Theft!
Posted in Lifestyle, Sports on 12 April 2017
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Associated Press Posted April 12th 2017   A grant writer accused of working with a Native American activist to steal over $180,000 in federal grants intended to help Native Americans in Ohio has pleaded guilty to federal charges. 47-year-old Craig McGuire, of Lewis Center, pleaded guilty last week to theft of government funds and a [...]

Savannah James Launches Mentorship Program1
Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, Sports on 27 March 2017
Stats: and No Comments Posted March 27th 2017 (PHOTO: SAVANNAH JAMES HONORED EXCEPTS GIFT FROM SHERRY NEUBERT CO-CHAIR WOMEN’S ENDORSMENT FUND)   SAVANNAH JAMES LAUNCHES WOMEN OF OUR FUTURE (WOOF) AT BUTCHEL COMMUNITY LEARNING CENTER “Having grown up in Akron, I know what it’s like to face insecurities. To second guess myself. Like every young teenage girl, I’ve [...]

Kyle Korver To Return Against Nuggets; J.R. Smith Back In Lineup!
Posted in Northeast Ohio, Sports on 23 March 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Marla Ridenour Posted March 23rd 2017   In Game No. 70, the Cavaliers will finally be whole. Kyle Korver will return Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center after missing the past seven games with a sore tendon in his left foot. Cavs coach Tryonn Lue said Korver underwent an MRI [...]

Cutting Through The Noise Surrounding Tristan Thompson’s Recent Play!
Posted in Lifestyle, Sports on 22 March 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Mike Zavagno Posted March 22nd 2017   TRISTAN THOMPSON AND KHLOE KARDASHIAN CELEBRATE HIS BIRTHDAY MARCH 13TH 2017 The Cavs have been better lately when Tristan Thompson sits. Is there cause for concern or is it just noise? Is there something wrong with Tristan Thompson? This is the question that has been bothering [...]

UCLA Ends Kent State’s Season In NCAA Tournament!
Posted in Breaking News, Health & Fitness, Higher Learning, Sports on 20 March 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Henry Palattella Posted March 20th 2017 (PHOTO: KENT STATE GUARD DESMOND RIDENOUR)   KENT STATE FORWARD JIMMY HALL The Kent State men’s basketball team’s season came to an end Friday night at the hands of the boys from Westwood, as the UCLA Bruins beat Kent State 97-80 to knock the Flashes out of [...]

‘Whistleblower’ Claims Pilot Flying J Fraud Cheated Feds!
Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Sports, Travel on 24 February 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Matt Lakin, USA Today Posted February 24th 2017 (PHOTO: JIMMY HASLAM CEO PILOT FLYING J, OWNER CLEVELAND BROWNS)   JOHN VERBLE WHISTLEBLOWER PILOT FLYING J REBATE FRAUD SCHEME The Pilot Flying J diesel rebate fraud scheme cheated not just trucking companies across the U.S. but the federal government, according to the man who [...]

Serena Williams Debuts Engagement Ring From Fiancé Alexis Ohanian!
Posted in Lifestyle, MXO Entertainment News, Sports on 11 January 2017
Stats: and No Comments By Alex Apatoff, People= Posted January 11th 2017   SERENA WILLIAMS AND FIANCE ALEXIS OHANIAN Serena Williams is ringing in the new year quite literally: By flashing the engagement ring given to her over the holidays by Alexis Ohanian. The tennis superstar and Reddit cofounder surprised many by announcing their engagement right before the [...]

Plan Would Split Sin Tax Money Equally Among Cleveland Sports Facilities!
Posted in Breaking News, MXO Business Report, Northeast Ohio, Sports on 17 November 2016
Stats: and No Comments By Nick Castele Posted November 17th 2016 (PHOTO: CUYAHOGA COUNTY EXECUTIVE ARMOND BUDISH AND MAYOR FRANK JACKSON)   Cuyahoga County and the city of Cleveland have agreed to an equal, three-way split of sin tax revenue to pay for upgrades to the city’s three major sports facilities. The proposal is being introduced in Cuyahoga [...]