Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Matt Wisler (37) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, April 8, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Wisler strikes out six in 2016 debut

Former TinCap and Bryan, Ohio native Matt Wisler struck out six Friday night in his 2016 debut against the St. Louis Cardinals.

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James watches from the bench during the first half of the Cavaliers' NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers, Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Pacers earn key win against LeBron-less Cavs

Paul George scored 29 points and C.J. Miles added 21, helping the Indiana Pacers blow out the Cleveland Cavaliers — with LeBron James getting the night off — 123-109 on Wednesday night.

FILE - In this March 5, 2014, file photo, Oakland Athletics' Jarrod Parker throws before an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Phoenix. All over spring training, there's been an outbreak of wrecked elbows and pained pitchers. The AL West champion Athletics once again lost Parker to an operation. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Norwell grad Parker has “successful” surgery

Pitcher Jarrod Parker recently underwent what the Oakland Athletics are calling “successful” surgery on his right elbow as the Norwell grad begins working his way back to the majors.

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson (81) makes a catch against Chicago Bears strong safety Ryan Mundy (21) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

Calvin Johnson retires after nine seasons

The 30-year-old receiver, known as Megatron, announced his decision Tuesday to walk away from the NFL after nine mostly spectacular seasons with the Detroit Lions.

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A Pitcher’s Perseverance: The Jarrett Grube Story

Corunna native Jarrett Grube has gone from a small town to the big leagues – and after a brief stint in the majors the righty is looking to get back to bigs with the Cleveland Indians.