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Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  National political news, and urban news from Cleveland, Ohio.

Tel: 216-659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com and advertising@clevelandurbannews.com. Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher and editor. A 24-year journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio, Kathy Wray Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some  four million views.

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(Editor's note: Kathy Wray Coleman (second from right next to Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at far right) has received the President Obama 2016 community service award, which was handed to her by 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at Kaptur's Cleveland District office). Standing with Coleman are Renata Jakupka (third from left), who recommended that Coleman receive the award, and community activists Frances Caldwell, David Patterson, Marva Patterson, Ada Averyhart, and Genevieve Mitchell).

Cleveland Indians lose Game 7 and the World Series baseball championship title to the Chicago Cubs, and while Cleveland fans are disappointed President Obama had said that he was rooting for the Cubs, his "home team" ....By www.clevelandurbannews.com

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By Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS. (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.1 million views)

 

CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Chicago Cubs out did the Cleveland Indians Wednesday night, winning Game 7, 8-7, and thus the World Series, a 4-3 games final for the coveted baseball championship title.


It was a win by the Cubs at Progressive Field in Cleveland that culminated in extra innings, and a heartbreaking defeat that brought some Cleveland fans to tears.

 

"That's one of the best game's people will ever see," said Cubs third baseman and outfielder Chris Bryant after his team's championship win.


Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, best known for leading the Red Sox to two World Series, told reporters coming into Game 7 that  he had a restless night, a premonition, in fact, as the baseball team that he resurrected fell to the Cubs.


Francona  said after the game that his players gave all they had and that it "was a lot of good baseball."


His team, he said, simply "ran out of time."

 

And while Cleveland fans may be disappointed, President Barack Obama is not. The country's first Black president, a former U.S. senator and prior Illinois senator who got his start as a community  organizer on Chicago's south side, told Jimmy Kimmel that "I am rooting for my home team.


Among celebrities there were actor Charlie Sheen and Cleveland Cavaliers megastar LeBron James, who this year led Cleveland to win the NBA championship title, its first in franchise history.


Some 80 percent of the tickets sold for Game 7 were bought by people out of Ohio and ranged in prices from $250 to  $23,000.


Cleveland took an early lead in  the championship series, winning  three games to one.


Chicago came back and won two games, both of them away games. That made the series tied, and set the stage for the series' 7th game and final game on Cleveland's turf.


And a Game 7 it was, with fans for both teams on the edges of their seats all night long

 

At the top of the fourth inning the Cubs were leading Cleveland 3-1.


But Cleveland, the American League Championship team, hit back and scored two runs at the bottom of the 5th, making it 5-2, a scenario with Chicago, the Major League Championship team, up 6-3 at the top of the 6th.


At the bottom of the 8th Cleveland stunned and brought in two runs to tie the game 6-6, the result of a home run from Rajai Davis, his first since August 30, and the first ever 8th inning game tiers in a World Series  the home crowd going wild as the Tribe gives the Cubs something to recon with.


In overtime, the Cubs upped it two runs at the top of the 10th, garnering an 8-6 outcome and putting pressure on the Indians to perform at the bottom of the 10th.


Cleveland got one run at the bottom of the 10th, but it was not enough, the Cubs ending Game 7, 8-7.


One of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Cleveland baseball club was founded in 1901.


The Indians had won their only World Series appearance in 1920 and returned in 1948 to win it again. It would not materialize in 2016.


The Cubs won back-to-back World Series championships in 1907 and 1908, and became the first Major League team to play in three consecutive World Series, They were also the first to win it twice.


Inclusive of this year, the Cubs have appeared in a total of eleven World Series.


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CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS Vote no on March 15, 2016 to the re-election of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty (pictured below) Twenty-three years of racist and corrupt McGinty as to 19 years as a common pleas judge and four years as a county prosecutor are enough....He is pro- police, anti-Black, anti -fair and anti-Tamir Rice....Greater Cleveland community activists, including the Imperial Women Coalition, Black on Black Crime Inc, the Carl Stokes Brigade, Puncture the Silence, Revolution Books, Peace in the Hood, the Oppressed People's Nation, the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, the Million Women March Cleveland and the Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party, want him voted out of office, as do the Cleveland NAACP and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge ....Read here what McGinty, who is White, has done to hurt the Black community and others as a judge and as an overzealous and unfair county prosecutor......By www.clevelandurbannews.com editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman



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PASS THIS ON PLEASE ACTIVISTS: Community activists to picket Cleveland News Channel 5 for harassment and defamation against Blacks and activists, harassment of the community allegedly led by News Director Jeff Harris (pictured), who joined the local televisionstation in 2014. Please call (216) 659-0473 if Harris, who is White, or anybody else at Cleveland Channel 5 News has harassed you or defamed you,or email us at editor@cleveland urbannews.com. Harris is reportedly being enlisted by police and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty to harass outspoken greater Cleveland Black activists, and according to Reporter John Kosich, has agreed to slant stories against the Black community and community activists. Greater Cleveland Black judges and elected officials have also experienced the racist wrath of Harris and Cleveland Channel 5 News, data show. Harris is also accused of taking kickbacks in money to do malicious and false stories against greater Cleveland Blacks and others for corrupt judges, politicians, racist cops, JPMorgan Chase Bank, and others. (By editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman)
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Kathy Wray Coleman is the editor-in-chief at Cleveland Urban News.Com and a 23-year journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. Coleman covered the presidential election for the Call and Post in 2008, including a one-on-one interview with now president Barack Obama.CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS