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August 11, 2004 - 11:27pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
It may have taken a little longer than expected, but the Browns finally got Kellen Winslow II into camp.

Cleveland inked the tight end to a 6-year deal worth up to $40 million dollars. That sounds like the original offer made by the Browns two hours before camp started. However, the one that Winslow eventually signed has more money up front. The sixth overall pick includes $16.5 million in combined signing and option bonuses.

Winslow II is now the highest-paid tight end...
August 10, 2004 - 5:50pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
The Bengals signed their first-round draft pick, running back Chris Perry, Tuesday. Several reports indicate the contract is worth $7 million over five seasons. Perry, the Heisman Trophy finalist from Michigan, missed 11 days of practice during his holdout.
August 9, 2004 - 10:42pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Everyone in Somerset knew the Sheridan girl was good.

Two and a-half decades later, she is a Hall of Famer.

Somerset's Tammie Green became the latest member of the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame. Induction ceremonies were Monday night at the Plum Brook Country Club in Sandusky.

Green joins British Open winner Tom Weiskopf, longtime Kent State golf coach Herb Page and former USGA committee member George "Duke" Smith in the class of 2004.

After a stellar...
August 9, 2004 - 3:39pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Football fans from around the area can now follow their favorite local high school football team(s) on WHIZNEWS.COM thoughout the season with team pages. Each team has it's own page where the latest news and scores can be found. Also, the team schedule is available with scores from each game.

Starting this week team previews will begin to be added to those pages so stay tuned to your favorite team's page on WHIZNEWS.COM for the latest news and scores.
August 9, 2004 - 12:06am
6 years 17 weeks ago
John Elway could be known for his scrambling play at quarterback, his 2 Super Bowls, and he's probably known most for his ability to come back late in a ballgame.

Browns fans certainly remember one such comeback... the 98-yard drive late in the '86 AFC Championship that sent that game to overtime, where the Broncos won.

Elway was inducted Sunday, along with 3 others into Pro Football's Hall of Fame.

Barry Sanders averaged over 1500 yards in his 10 years in the...
August 8, 2004 - 9:29pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Andre Agassi becomes the oldest winner on the ATP tour since Jimmy Connors since 1989 by winning the ATP Masters in Cincinnati. The 34-year-old beats Lleyton Hewitt in three sets... 6-3, 3-6, 6-2. Agassi had just come off a win the previous day against Andy Roddick to reach the finals. It was the first win for Agassi in 17 months.
August 7, 2004 - 11:32pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Despite not appearing in court until Tuesday to face a DUI charge, West M football coach Todd Fugate submitted his resignation Friday morning.

WHIZ first reported last month that the school would allow Fugate to remain as head football coach despite the July 2 DUI charge; Fugate has pleaded not guilty.

Fugate says he entered into a written and verbal agreement with West M to keep his job. Fugate admits to violating the verbal portion of the agreement.

"I could...
August 6, 2004 - 11:36pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Jamie Farr Classic
-Highland Meadows G.C. (par 71)

1) Two tied at -7

t10) Tammie Green -1 (72)
t24) Michele Redman +1 (74)
August 6, 2004 - 8:47pm
6 years 17 weeks ago
Zach Apperson joined his national championship doubles partner, Allan Crocket from Alabama, to raise money for the U.S. Junior Olympic Racquetball Team. In the process, Apperson embarrassed Andy Jones, WHIZ's previously credible Sports Director.

Click on the video link to watch.
August 5, 2004 - 12:08am
6 years 17 weeks ago
Perhaps the first connection of the Jeff Garcia-Kellen Winslow era.

Over the phone.

Garcia indicated Wednesday that he planned to call the Browns first-round draft pick. The subject? Garcia, like many in Cleveland, wants the tight end from Miami to end his holdout.

Winslow has already missed nine practices this preseason. His agent reportedly wants a deal comparable to the one received by WR Charles Rogers, whom the Lions drafted second overall in 2003....
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