September 16, 2014

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Browns lead Lions at halftime

DETROIT — The Browns took a 24-14 lead into halftime Saturday against the Lions after Peyton Hillis scored on a 1-yard run with 24 seconds left. Jake Delhomme led a 78-yard drive to end the half. The big play was a 30-yard completion to Joshua Cribbs down the sideline. With the safety bearing down, Cribbs Read More…

Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe routs KC in series opener

CLEVELAND – Round one of the battle of the Central Division basement went to the Indians, and it came via a knockout. Reaching season highs in runs and doubles (7), while clouting a trio of three-run home runs for the first time since 2004, the last-place Indians laid waste to the fourth-place Royals, 15-4, Friday Read More…

Indians 15, Royals 4: Tribe drubs KC in series opener

The offensively-challenged Indians found their groove Friday night at Progressive Field, routing the Royals 15-4 behind a 17-hit attack. It was Cleveland’s second straight win, but just its sixth in the last 20 games. The Indians scored six times in the second inning, then added a five-run outburst in the eighth.

Browns announce Ring of Honor; Mike Holmgren ‘trusts’ Jim Brown will attend ceremony

BEREA — The Browns announced Thursday they will place a Ring of Honor inside Cleveland Browns Stadium. The 16 Hall of Famers from team history will make up the initial group of inductees, and their names will be prominently displayed on the facade of the upper deck. The induction ceremony will be at halftime of Read More…

Browns QB Colt McCoy feeling some heat after poor play

BEREA — Rookie quarterback Colt McCoy is 5-for-12 for 25 yards with two interceptions and a 9.7 rating in limited action in two preseason games. The rough start to his NFL career has some wondering if he’s a lock to make the Browns roster. That notion didn’t seem possible a month ago for the winningest Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Tribe shut out again

CLEVELAND – Indians fans take solace, your Tribe leads the American League in one category – getting shut out. In dropping a 5-0 decision to Oakland in the series opener Tuesday night at Progressive Field, the Indians were held scoreless for the 11th time this season, equaling Seattle for the most shutout losses in the Read More…

A’s 5, Indians 0: Gonzalez shuts down Tribe

Oakland’s Gio Gonzalez tossed seven scoreless innings to help the A’s to a 5-0 win over the Indians on Tuesday night at Progressive Field. Gonzalez allowed five hits while striking out seven. It was the Indians’ 12th loss in 15 games and accounted for the 11th time they have been shutout this season — an Read More…

Browns LB Scott Fujita frustrated after meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell

BEREA – Browns linebacker Scott Fujita walked away from a meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday night frustrated and disappointed. “Guys are asking serious questions, and just crickets, nothing. No explanations,” Fujita said Friday after practice. “If you’re not going to come prepared to answer questions, and you’re going to open up a forum that Read More…

Browns punter Dave Zastudil returns to team, won’t practice

BEREA — Punter Dave Zastudil is back with the Browns, but wasn’t scheduled to practice Friday and the status of his right knee remains uncertain. Zastudil, a Bay Village native, had offseason surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his non-kicking knee and opened training camp with the team Saturday. But after kicking the Read More…

Indians keep dealing veterans: Westbrook traded to Cardinals, Wood shipped to Yanks

CLEVELAND – The Indians have been out of contention since the 2007 season, but they’ve become quite efficient at trading off veteran players the past three years. A day after dealing outfielder Austin Kearns to the Yankees, two more veterans left the building Saturday, with Cleveland trading starting pitcher Jake Westbrook to the Cardinals and Read More…