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April 7, 2004 - 9:50pm
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Carmen Policy announced Wednesday morning on WTAM Radio that he will step down as Browns' President and CEO, effective May 1st. Policy helped to construct the San Francisco 49ers into 5-time Super Bowl champions in the 1980's and 1990's. However, he hasn't had quite the same success since being brought over to Cleveland in 1999. Policy will still be a consultant for the upcoming season, when John Collins will take over in the roles formerly held by Policy. Collins is currently the NFL's...
April 5, 2004 - 10:48pm
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Muskingum Pitcher Erica Hoyt knew the workload would be tough this season.

Then why is the sophomore All-American making it look so easy.

Hoyt won both games of Muskingum's doubleheader with Capital Monday, 2-0 and 2-1. The sophomore improved to 18-2 on the season after pitching consecutive complete games and striking out a combined 24 batters.

Earlier in the day, Hoyt won a third consecutive OAC pitcher of the week award. She has assumed much of the pitching...
April 4, 2004 - 11:52pm
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Cleveland decided talent wasn't enough of a reason to keep Milton Bradley. The outfielder hit over .300 last season and was expected to bat cleanup this season, but had a confrontation with Eric Wedge last year amongst other people, and also had a problem with the law in the offseason. Last Wednesday, Bradley was taken out of the lineup for not running out a fly ball, and he once again confronted Wedge.

That was the last straw for Cleveland. The Indians shipped Bradley to the...
April 2, 2004 - 4:51pm
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Maysville High School took its time to hire a new football coach.

But the Panthers hired a guy who has spent plenty of time at Maysville.

Jason Lee, a 1990 graduate of Maysville, takes over as head football coach, the school announced Friday. After high school, Lee played football at Defiance College. He then returned to the Panthers as a football coach in 1995. Lee eventually served as the Panthers' defensive coordinator from 1998-99 before leaving to coach at Ohio...
April 2, 2004 - 12:56am
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Ohio State's longtime recruiting coordinator, Bill Conley, announced his resignation Wednesday, effective immediately.

Conley served as the Buckeyes' recruiting coordination for 17 years. He also coached tight ends. Conley will serve as a volunteer until the end of spring practice.

Ohio State engaged in its first of 15 spring practices Thursday.

Conley said he does not know what he will do once spring practice ends. He also reportedly did not give a reason...
April 2, 2004 - 12:52am
5 years 4 weeks ago
If Indians GM Mark Shapiro was Donald Trump and Milton Bradley was a contestant on The Apprentice, Bradley would have gotten the patented "You're Fired."

Shapiro announced Wednesday the team is trying to trade the 25-year-old outfielder. Bradley was dismissed from Cleveland's spring training game Wednesday. Manager Eric Wedge expressed displeasure with the way Bradley ran out a pop fly.

Wedge pulled Bradley from a regular season game last year for failing to run out a...
April 1, 2004 - 11:01pm
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Even though Dennis Northcutt is under contract to play three more years with Cleveland, his agent, Jerome Stanley, says that time is up. He will not play another game with the Browns, and won't report to any other team but the Ravens if the Browns decide to trade him. Stanley had previously missed a deadline to file paperwork allowing Northcutt to opt out early in his contract. The receiver currently makes under a million dollars a year. He was a second-round pick four years ago, and the...
March 31, 2004 - 7:14pm
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Shauna Jellison becomes only the second Muskingum softball player to win the Louisville Slugger/UFCA D-III player of the week award. Jellison receives the laurel after hitting .750 (12-16) last week with four homeruns. The senior and Maysville High grad joins D-3 all-time homerun leader Mandy Carnes as the only Muskies to win the award.

Muskingum's doubleheader at Capital was postponed Wednesday and rescheduled for Thursday.

Also, Muskingum is ranked 11th in the new USA...
March 30, 2004 - 11:57pm
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NASCAR fined Jamie McMurray $10,000 Tuesday for intentionally bumping Matt Kenseth after Sunday's Food City 500.

McMurray, the 2003 NASCAR rookie of the year, claimed he was retaliating for Kenseth making contact with his car during the race's final lap. Kenseth, the defending NASCAR champion, went on to finish fifth in the race. McMurray slid to eighth.

Nascar did not dock McMurray and points in the Nextel Cup Standings.
March 30, 2004 - 11:50pm
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Maurice Clarett may not play in college or the pros next season.

A three-judge federal appeals court decided Tuesday to hear the Maurice Clarett trial April 19th, less than a week before the 2004 NFL Draft. The judges say they may rush a decision to determine the eligibility of Clarett, USC receiver Mike Williams and seven others who declared for the draft.

Clarett, a former Ohio State running back who helped the Buckeyes win the National Championship in 2002-2003, won a...
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