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BEREA, Ohio | Big time: Browns playing rare significant late-season game

BEREA, Ohio — Other than trying to save a coach’s job, secure the No. 1 overall draft pick or simply survive, the Browns haven’t played many meaningful games in December or January. Sunday is an exception. With a chance to further legitimize themselves as no longer being the “same ‘ol Browns,” and with their playoff … Continue reading BEREA, Ohio | Big time: Browns playing rare significant late-season game

NEW YORK | NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

NEW YORK  — The NFL will return to Mexico City with a regular-season game next year. Less than a week after the league moved the high-profile Chiefs-Rams matchup from Azteca Stadium to Los Angeles because of the poor playing condition at the Mexico venue, the NFL and Mexico’s president-elect confirmed the 2019 game. It will … Continue reading NEW YORK | NFL will play game in Mexico City in 2019

MEXICO CITY | Mexicans disappointed with NFL decision to move Chiefs-Rams

MEXICO CITY— The NFL’s decision to move the regular-season game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams due to the poor condition of the turf at Azteca Stadium has left many Mexicans disappointed, angered and wondering how it will affect the relationship with the league for the future. After consulting with the … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexicans disappointed with NFL decision to move Chiefs-Rams

DETROIT | Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92

DETROIT  — Wally Triplett, the trailblazing running back who was one of the first African-Americans drafted by an NFL team, has died. He was 92. The Detroit Lions and Penn State announced Triplett’s death Thursday. Triplett was the third African-American selected in the 1949 draft, but he was the first of those draftees to play … Continue reading DETROIT | Trailblazing African-American RB Wally Triplett dies at 92