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BEREA, Ohio | Browns to interview Williams, Kitchens for coaching vacancy

BEREA, Ohio— Browns interim coach Gregg Williams will be the first candidate interviewed for Cleveland’s permanent position. Williams led Cleveland to a 5-3 record after Hue Jackson was fired on Oct. 29. Browns general manager John Dorsey said Williams, the team’s defensive coordinator for the past two seasons, will have his interview Tuesday. Dorsey also … Continue reading BEREA, Ohio | Browns to interview Williams, Kitchens for coaching vacancy

CLEVELAND | Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in 3-team trade

CLEVELAND — Matthew Dellavedova is coming back to the Cavaliers. He won’t recognize them. Cleveland re-acquired the popular, scrappy guard on Friday in a three-team trade with the Milwaukee Bucks and Washington Wizards. The Cavaliers also received forward John Henson and 2021 first- and second-round picks from Milwaukee, and a 2022 second-rounder from Washington. The … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Hello, Delly: Dellavedova returns to Cavs in 3-team trade

CLEVELAND | Curry’s 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux Finals rematch

CLEVELAND — Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 42 points, Kevin Durant added 25 and the Golden State Warriors came back to face a very different looking Cleveland team for the first time since winning another NBA title, and beat the Cavaliers 129-105 on Wednesday night. Curry scored nine points in less than a … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Curry’s 42 leads Warriors past Cavs in faux Finals rematch

CLEVELAND | AP source: Indians agree to trade All-Star Gomes to Nats

CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the talks says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to trade All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Washington Nationals. In return, the AL Central champions would get outfielder Daniel Jonson and right-hander Jefry Rodriguez, the person told The Associated Press on Friday night, speaking on condition of anonymity because the … Continue reading CLEVELAND | AP source: Indians agree to trade All-Star Gomes to Nats

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

CLEVELAND | Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz for picks, Burks

CLEVELAND — The Cavaliers finalized their trade with Utah and sent Kyle Korver to the Jazz. The teams agreed to the deal on Wednesday and completed the transaction Thursday following a conference call with NBA officials. Cleveland shipped Korver to the Jazz for guard Alec Burks and second-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021. Korver … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz for picks, Burks

BEREA, Ohio | Mayfield doesn’t regret actions, says not ‘cookie-cutter’ QB

BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield won’t change for anyone and refuses to be a “cookie-cutter quarterback.” Cleveland’s outspoken rookie said Wednesday that he doesn’t regret calling former Browns coach Hue Jackson “fake” and he has no intention of changing his behavior. Following the Browns’ 35-20 win on Sunday in Cincinnati, Mayfield was cold toward Jackson … Continue reading BEREA, Ohio | Mayfield doesn’t regret actions, says not ‘cookie-cutter’ QB

CLEVELAND | Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy

CLEVELAND — For more than three years, the Browns have only tripped on the road. Cleveland hasn’t won an away game since Oct. 11, 2015, a losing streak that has reached 25 straight — just one shy of the NFL record for road futility held by the Detroit Lions (2007-10). As the Browns prepared for … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Road Tripped: Browns look to end 25-game road skid in Cincy