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March 12, 2013
Angels 0, Cleveland 0 AT THE PLATE: The Angels got only six hits and catcher Chris Iannetta was the only player to get more than one, going two for three to raise his average to .409. Kole Calhoun struck out three times in four at-bats. ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver and Jerome Williams were sharp, with Weaver holding Cleveland to three hits and striking out six over the first four innings before Williams came on to give up five hits over the final five innings, striking out six batters.
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April 9, 2014 | By Eric Sondheimer
 First-year Reseda Cleveland Coach Scott Drootin turned to Ben Kaser in his team's West Valley League opener on Wednesday against Granada Hills, and Kaser (6-0) delivered. He struck out seven and gave up five hits in a 6-0 victory. He also contributed four RBIs. Chatsworth knocked off Birmingham, 10-0, behind sophomore Josh Garcia, who threw six shutout innings. Sam Shaikin, Jake Ryan and Michael Baregamyan each had a single and double. Baregamyan had three RBIs. Jeremy Polon and Jordan Berg combined on the mound to lift El Camino Real past Taft, 5-1. Hayden Rappoport went three for four with a double, home run and two RBIs.
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January 21, 2010
Lakers tonight AT CLEVELAND When: 5 PST. Where: Quicken Loans Arena. On the air: TV: TNT; Radio: 710, 1330. Records: Lakers 32-9; Cavaliers 32-11. Record vs. Cavaliers: 0-1. Update: The Lakers have lost six of their last eight to the Cavaliers, four of five in Cleveland, and are trying to avoid being swept by the Cavaliers for the third time in four seasons. These are two of the best defensive teams in the NBA. The Lakers are holding teams to 43.5% shooting, tops in the league, and the Cavaliers are third at 43.8%.
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March 23, 2014 | By Mike DiGiovanna
Angels 5, Indians 2 AT THE PLATE: Albert Pujols had an eventful day, hitting a run-scoring triple to right-center in the first inning - his first triple as an Angel - getting hit in the left elbow by a pitch in the third and doubling to left in the fifth. Josh Hamilton singled twice and drove in two runs with outs, and Ian Stewart, making a late push for a utility spot, hit a solo homer in the eighth. ON THE MOUND: Reliever Michael Kohn entered with a 7.36 earned-run average in eight spring appearances, walking four and striking out nine in 7 1/3 innings and struggling to find his rhythm.
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February 20, 2010
Stephen Jackson scored 29 points and the Charlotte Bobcats took advantage of Antawn Jamison's miserable debut for Cleveland in a 110-93 victory Friday night to send the Cavaliers to their second straight loss. Two days after being acquired from Washington, Jamison came off the bench and promptly shot 0 for 12 from the field. He was blocked five times and tossed up two airballs, while looking out of sync with his new teammates. The Bobcats won the season series from the Cavaliers, 3-1. -- associated press
NATIONAL
May 7, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
The news that three female kidnapping victims had been held against their will for roughly a decade each has shocked Cleveland and the nation. But such cases are not without precedent. Elizabeth Smart, of Utah, was kidnapped at knife point at age 14 in 2002, sexually assaulted and held captive for nine months by a street preacher; Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe by a couple in 1981, when she was 11, and held for 18 years in tents and a shack in their back yard. Both Smart and Dugard   said Tuesday that the three women, taken in separate kidnappings in 2002, 2003 and 2004 and held in a Cleveland home for years,  would need time to recover after their sudden escape and rescue.  Photos: Long-term abductions "These individuals need the opportunity to heal and connect back into the world," Dugard said in a statement provided to the Los Angeles Times.
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December 11, 2012 | By Mike Bresnahan
CLEVELAND -- Lakers power forward Pau Gasol will sit out Tuesday's game against Cleveland, missing his fifth consecutive game because of knee tendinitis. The Lakers are 1-3 without Gasol, including a home loss Sunday to Utah. Cleveland is a woeful 4-17, but the Lakers (9-12) can't take anybody lightly, especially with their unimpressive 2-6 road record. Gasol played all 65 games last season and all 82 the year before that. Will he play Thursday in New York? "Who knows?"
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October 5, 2012
While the Boston Red Sox begin the search for a new manager in the wake of the firing of Bobby Valentine, one of their old managers, Terry Francona, is trying to find a manager's job of his own. Francona, who managed the Boston Red Sox to World Series titles in 2004 and 2007, arrived in Cleveland on Friday morning to begin a daylong interview to become the new manager of the Indians. Francona, who parted ways with the Red Sox before the 2012 season and was replaced by Valentine, was a TV analyst last season.
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November 13, 2012 | By Michael Muskal
  Shena Hardin understands the shame of being ordered to a corner and told to wear the equivalent of a dunce cap. On Tuesday, she stood at a windy Cleveland intersection holding a sign proclaiming: “Only an idiot would drive on the sidewalk to avoid a school bus.” In September, Hardin, 32, drove her vehicle on a sidewalk to pass a school bus that was unloading students. On Tuesday, she fulfilled her public punishment. The sentence is the modern version of the old punishment for obnoxious students, ordered to go to a corner and wear a dunce cap. But using shame as a judicial sentence is a tradition that goes back to Medieval times and Colonial America when an offender would be put into the stocks so that villagers could jeer and toss offal at the miscreant.
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March 15, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
When: 6:30. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330. Records: Clippers 47-20; Cavaliers 26-40. Record vs. Cavaliers: 0-1. Update: The Clippers are on 10-game winning streak, but they've lost 12 of their last 14 games against the Cavaliers. In their 88-82 loss at Cleveland on Dec. 7, the Clippers had season lows in points and field-goal percentage (32.2%). The Cavaliers are coming off two impressive road wins, at Golden State on Friday and at Phoenix on Wednesday.
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February 11, 2014 | Wire Reports
The Cleveland Browns fired their coach after one season. Now they're sweeping out their front office. Owner Jimmy Haslam announced Tuesday that Chief Executive Joe Banner will step down in the next two months and General Manager Michael Lombardi is leaving the team. “Mike and Joe have left us in good position in terms of free agency and cap space as well as this year's draft, where we have 10 overall picks and three of the first 35,” Haslam said at a news conference. Haslam also said assistant GM Ray Farmer, who was pursued by Miami to be the Dolphins' GM this winter, has been promoted and will immediately take over the team's football operations and lead the Browns during free agency and the draft.
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February 5, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records. Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games, 16-32. Injuries have defined the season for the Lakers, who just got Steve Nash and Steve Blake back on Tuesday night in a loss to the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Jordan Farmar (hamstring) should be available Wednesday when the Lakers visit the Cavaliers.
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February 1, 2014 | By Mike Bresnahan
The Lakers' injuries keep coming, as if anything's really surprising anymore. Pau Gasol was the latest to receive bad MRI exam results and was expected to miss at least a week because of a strained right groin, the Lakers said Saturday. He won't be available for their three-game trip to Minnesota, Cleveland and Philadelphia, which means the Lakers might be 20 to 25 games under .500 when Kobe Bryant returns from a fractured knee. Or, it should be said, if Bryant returns from a fractured knee this season.
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January 14, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
Cleveland Cavaliers 120 - Lakers 118 (end of regulation) Nick Young's three-point attempt with 9.9 seconds left in the game wouldn't fall, extinguishing a late Lakers' rally against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Instead, the Cavaliers hold on for a 120-118 victory, sending the Lakers to their 11th loss in 12 tries. BOX SCORE: Cleveland 120, Lakers 118 With star point guard Kyrie Irving on the bench with five fouls, the Cavaliers went on a 12-0 run in the fourth, pulling ahead by eight.
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January 14, 2014 | By Ben Bolch
It was almost too bad someone had to win it. A pair of struggling teams barely played defense and produced plenty of unremarkable moments Tuesday night at Staples Center, the Lakers coming up with a few more of them during a 120-118 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. No real shock there. Lakers forward Pau Gasol was the master of misfortune in the fourth quarter, throwing the ball directly to Cleveland's Dion Waiters underneath the basket for a layup and later missing a pair of free throws.
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