Lake Erie

NBA wrap: Stephen Curry's offensive explosion leads Warriors past Nets

Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points Sunday to lead the Warriors to a 118-111 road victory over the Nets.<p>Golden State, playing their third …

Basketball

Forget skating on the canal: A picture of Ottawa as climate change heats up the capital

<i>It’s Canada Day, 2067 — our bicentennial.</i><p><i>In Ottawa, the peach trees have lost their blossoms and young fruit are developing nicely as mockingbirds</i> …

Climate Change

Jags ride defense to 19-7 win over Browns, move into first

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blake Bortles threw a touchdown pass and Jacksonville linebacker Telvin Smith recovered a fumble for a TD with 1:14 remaining on Sunday as the Jaguars won their fourth straight, 19-7 over the winless Browns and moved into sole possession of first place in the AFC …

Sports

Cleveland Browns fall to 0-10 in 2017 with a 19-7 loss to Jacksonville

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)<p>The Cleveland Browns offense blew a great outing by the defense in a loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars that …

Sports

Bell Tolls: Tom Brady might be 40 years old. But still he can't be stopped

USA TODAY Sports' Jarrett Bell breaks down his keys for Week 11 in the NFL. From Tom Brady to the Cleveland Browns, there's plenty on the line this week.<p>Tom Brady. In his recently-released book, <i>The TB12 Method: How to achieve a lifetime of sustained peak performance</i>, the Patriots star covers it all …

Sports

Throwing Darts

Roto Arcade<p>All of the Pianow lines taken from the Yahoo Sports app, current at time of publishing.<p><b>• Bears +3 vs. Lions:</b> Chicago didn’t get the job …

Drew Stanton

20 years of changing seasons on Earth packed into 2½ minutes

NASA has captured 20 years of seasonal changes in a striking new global map of the home planet.<p>The data visualization, released this week, shows …

Business

Is Kyrie Irving leading the best team in basketball?

Kyrie Irving hasn’t become a better scorer since he demanded, and received, a trade from the Cleveland Cavaliers this past summer.<p>In the few short …

Basketball

Faith & You: Why pray? A father, a ballpark and heaven -- Terry Pluto

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Why pray?<p>Most of us who have prayed for a while have had times when that question has crossed our minds.<p>There were a lot of tweets …

Great Lakes

Four Things to Know About the Weather for Thanksgiving Week | The Weather Channel

USA National Forecast<p>Four Things to Know About the Weather for Thanksgiving Week<p>By Linda Lam<p>less than an hour ago<p>weather.com<p>01:39<p>4 Things to Know for …

Weather

'Plowable snow' likely in parts of WNY this weekend

Today is the calm before the storms.<p>Actually, it's one big weekend storm system that will bring wind and heavy rain to Western New York on Saturday, …

Weather

Report: Polar vortex to bring 'extended period of severe winter weather' in 2017-18

Autumn in Siberia often provides a glimpse into what winter has planned for the Great Lakes, including the Buffalo Niagara region.<p>Plan on an …

Weather

Missouri woman takes on 'feisty' Lake Erie in Great Lakes paddling odyssey

Feisty.<p>That's how Traci Lynn Martin described Lake Erie in November as she tries to circumnavigate all five Great Lakes and hopefully break a world …

Great Lakes

AP EXPLAINS: Farm runoff and the worsening algae plague

Harmful algae blooms have become a top water polluter, fueled by fertilizers washing into lakes, streams and oceans. Federal and state programs have spent billions of dollars on cost-sharing payments to farmers to help prevent nutrient runoff, yet the problem is worsening in many places. Here's a …

Business

Lab Report: Has de Blasio Lost His Progressive Chops?

A morning roundup of the day’s news.<p><b>Second-term slowdown?</b> Bill de Blasio entered the New York City mayor’s office in 2013 as a “dyed-in-the wool liberal who wasn’t afraid to take on the city’s wealthy class,” promising a sweep of progressive changes. Four years later, <i>Governing</i> looks at his …

Bill de Blasio

How America creates terrorists

Yemen is in hell. Over the past few weeks, Saudi Arabia has tightened its strangling blockade of the country, trying to starve out the Houthi rebels …

Middle East

Police warn pet owners to be vigilant after coyote attacks dog in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD, Ohio - Police are warning pet owners to be vigilant after another coyote attack against a small dog.<p>The attack happened around 11 p.m. …

Cleveland

Speakeasies, swanky hotels, wild nights and progress in the Fifth City (vintage photos)

CLEVELAND, Ohio - Cleveland was a happening city in the 1920s. The years between the Great War and the Great Depression were a time of great …

Cleveland

Cleveland birder Jen Brumfield: Erie Interviews

Meet Jen Brumfield, a Cleveland Metroparks naturalist who in 2012 set a new Cuyahoga County record for most bird species observed in a year. Now …

Nature

Foundry Sailing Center to host Midwest Collegiate Sailing Association regatta this weekend

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Foundry Sailing Center on Columbus Road Peninsula in the Flats has enabled a last-minute change of venue for the championship …

Sailing

New Research: Ethanol Mandate Contributing to Climate Change

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Amid record-setting wild fires out West, recent climate assessment sounding the alarm about threats from rising global …

Climate

Stone Lab: Science on a Lake Erie island

IMG_0046<p>Picture 1 of 22<p>Welcome to Gibraltar Island, a 6.5-acre hunk of dolomite sandstone in the harbor of Put-in-Bay.<p>You can see the party scene of …

Cleveland

Rock On Ritz-Carlton: A Luxury Favorite Finishes Remodel in Cleveland

The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland recently capped an 18-month-long, multi-million dollar renovation process aimed at improving 206 of the hotel’s luxury …

Travel

Great Lakes piping plovers had record year

Duluth News TribunePiping plovers are still flying over Duluth and Superior beaches to nest elsewhere, but their overall Great Lakes population went …

Birds

You Will Soon be Able to Cycle from NYC to Canada

While driving is great for its ease of transportation from A to B, it only takes one traffic jam and suddenly the rage is real. In seconds, you've …

Travel

After successful IPO, Stelco spends to win auto customers

Capital spending undertaken by Stelco Inc. since its emergence from creditor protection earlier this year should start to bear fruit in the current quarter, chief executive officer Alan Kestenbaum says.<p>Stelco shares began trading earlier this month at $17 after an initial public offering that …

Great Lakes

Euclid close to building lakefront trail that could set a precedent in Great Lakes (photos, video)

EUCLID, Ohio - Cleveland may be the grand poo-bah on Lake Erie, but Euclid, its third-largest suburb, is close to realizing a brilliant lakefront …

Cleveland

Murphy: Former Celtics teammates see Isaiah Thomas coming back with a vengeance

Cleveland is struggling in ways the calcified Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade can’t possibly resolve.The Cavaliers, the NBA’s second-best 3-point …

Basketball

Woman attempts to circumnavigate Great Lakes

You can't put a price on living your dream.<p>Traci Lynn Martin, 50, quit her job in March as a neonatal intensive-care unit nurse at a Kansas City, …

Great Lakes

The Best Lake Erie Beaches for a Relaxing Getaway Any Time of Year

Great lakes yield the greatest beaches.<p>There’s a Lake Erie beach for every beachgoer. Touching the Canadian province of Ontario in the north and the …

Travel