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Copley's Nick Pupino on his way to a first place finish in the 3200 meter run in the Division I regional track meet at Austintown Fitch High School on Friday. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Copley's Nicholas Pupino hits the finish line and wins the boys 1600 meter run during the 2012 Suburban League Track and Field meet at Green Memorial Stadium. (Ed Suba Jr./Akron Beacon Journal)
Copley's Nick Pupino on his way to a first place finish in the 1600 meter run at the Division II track meet at Nordonia High School. Just behind is Twinsburg's Garrett Crichlow who finished second. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
CLEVELAND: They are slowly becoming Cleveland’s Odd Couple, the Indians’ 57-year-old manager and the Cavs’ 31-year-old shooting guard. On the surface, Terry Francona and J.R. Smith seem to have little in common. But there is an admiration and respect between them that they hope will soon blossom into more — as soon as their schedules allow.