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LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in landslide vote

Dec. 15, 2019 12:53 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU. The quarterback won the Heisman on Saturday night in a record-breaking landslide, becoming the first LSU player to bring college football's most...

Landry says best friend OBJ not looking to bolt Browns

Dec. 12, 2019 5:00 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — If Odell Beckham is making plans to bolt the Browns, the flashy wide receiver hasn't told his best friend. Jarvis Landry thinks he would know, and he doesn't believe Beckham is going anywhere. Landry said Thursday that Beckham has given him no reason to feel he wants to be traded after...

Browns try to stay in playoff hunt with win vs. Cardinals

Dec. 12, 2019 2:50 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's Baker Mayfield might be headed for some relief in his up-and-down second season in the NFL. Arizona's defense has made a lot of opposing quarterbacks look pretty good. The Browns (6-7) will try to keep their playoff hopes alive and win for the fifth time in six games when...

Browns-Cardinals Preview Capsule

Dec. 12, 2019 1:49 PM EST

CLEVELAND (6-7) at ARIZONA (3-9-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Browns by 2 1/2. RECORD VS. SPREAD — Browns 5-7-1, Cardinals 7-5-1 SERIES RECORD — Browns lead 33-14-3 LAST MEETING — Cardinals beat Browns 34-20, Nov. 1, 2015. LAST WEEK — Browns beat Bengals 27-19;...

Who's No. 1? Top picks Murray and Mayfield ready for QB duel

Dec. 12, 2019 2:49 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Baker Mayfield has the moxie and machismo while Kyler Murray prefers to keep things low-key. The two will always be linked by their similar back stories, similar skill sets and a similar career path, but it's hard to find a pair of NFL quarterbacks with more opposite personalities....

Browns' Mayfield not fueled by college rift with Cards coach

Dec. 11, 2019 4:50 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield won't forget what happened between him and Kliff Kingsbury. Some scars remain. However, it appears the Browns quarterback has forgiven one of his former college coaches. “It’s in the past,” Mayfield said Wednesday of his issues when he played at Texas...

Browns trying not to let OBJ drama wreck postseason push

Dec. 9, 2019 6:30 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. gave each of his Browns teammates a new pair of his signature Nike sneakers on Monday. It's unclear if they're Christmas presents or going-away gifts. Beckham's gesture could not have been more perfectly timed from a personal public relations standpoint. It came amid...

NFL ICYMI: Jimmy G's defining performance; calls hurt Pats

Dec. 9, 2019 3:03 AM EST

Jimmy G. seems to be heating up just as Tom Terrific appears to be slowing down Bouncing back from a close loss a week earlier, the San Francisco 49ers went out and took over the No. 1 playoff seeding in the NFC by coming back on the road to edge Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 48-46 on Sunday — and...

Bengals blow great chance to get second win, lose to Browns

Dec. 8, 2019 7:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in what seems like forever, the Bengals couldn't blame the loss on anyone — or anything — but themselves. A second win was within reach. Cincinnati couldn't grab it. “There was a lot of things that went into it," said Bengals running back Joe Mixon,...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...