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Helmets for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans are displayed during a news conference for this weeks NFL conference championship football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Jan. 17, 2020 3:59 AM EST

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl,...

Wright St. maintains Horizon lead, tops Cleveland St. 75-62

Jan. 16, 2020 10:17 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Grant Basile tallied 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Wright State to a 75-62 win over Cleveland State on Thursday night. Tanner Holden had 16 points and nine rebounds for Wright State (16-4, 6-1 Horizon League), which earned its fifth straight home victory. Cole Gentry added 14...

Paul DePodesta, chief strategy officer for the NFL football Cleveland Browns answers a question during a news conference at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

AP source: Browns interviewing Pats scouting boss for GM job

Jan. 16, 2020 2:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns passed on a chance to hire one of the Patriots' coaches. Now, they'll consider someone who helped build New England into an NFL dynasty. With Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski on board as their new coach, the Browns have accelerated the search for a general manager....

FILE - In this March 8, 2006, file photo, then-NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue smiles while addressing the media at an NFL owners meeting in Grapevine, Texas. Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and former Cleveland receiver Mac Speedie completed the centennial class announced Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. The class of 10 senior candidates, three contributors and two coaches are part of the hall's celebration of the NFL's 100th season. (AP Photo/D.J. Peters, File)

Tagliabue, NFL Films' Sabol headed to Hall of Fame

Jan. 15, 2020 11:06 AM EST

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has made the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his fifth attempt. Tagliabue and former New York Giants general manager George Young made it to the hall in Canton, Ohio, as contributors. Ex-Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris and former Cleveland receiver Mac Speedie completed the...

Union appeals Cleveland firing officer who killed Tamir Rice

Jan. 15, 2020 9:25 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A union representing the white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black child playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center, will ask an Ohio appeals court to overturn the officer's firing. Timothy Loehmann and his training officer were cleared...

Jimmy, left, and Dee Haslam owners of the NFL Cleveland Browns stands with new head coach Kevin Stefanski after a news conference at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Browns' Stefanski impresses but faces huge challenge

Jan. 14, 2020 5:22 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski made a favorable first impression. Dressed impeccably, he came across lawyer-like, polished and articulate. He exuded confidence and passion. Now, he's got to win. In Cleveland, that's always the issue for coaches. “I'm excited for this challenge,” Stefanski...

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2003 file photo Alastair Johnston, vice chairman of IMG, poses outside his office with one of his books in Cleveland. Johnston has the largest collection of golf books in the world, and he' s gifting it to the R&A. (AP Photo/Jamie-Andrea Yanak, file)

Column: From 30 books to 30,000, and a gift back to Scotland

Jan. 14, 2020 9:57 AM EST

Alastair Johnston returned home to Scotland after an internship with IMG and brought with him 30 golf books that had been collecting dust in a storage room. That was more than 50 years ago. His next shipment to Scotland is going to be substantially more. What began as a hobby has become the largest golf library...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, in Minneapolis. It's Kevin Stefanski's turn to try and fix the broken Browns. The Vikings offensive coordinator was officially hired by Cleveland on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020,  as the 18th full-time coach in franchise history and 10th since the Browns' expansion return, which to this point has been a resounding two-decade debacle. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes, File)

Stefanski officially hired as Browns coach, GM search on

Jan. 13, 2020 6:35 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski is getting a turn at fixing the busted Browns. The Vikings offensive coordinator was officially hired by Cleveland on Monday as the 18th full-time coach in franchise history and 10th since the Browns' 1999 expansion return, which to this point has been a resounding...

Cavs rookie Windler out for rest of season with leg injury

Jan. 13, 2020 5:41 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers rookie swingman Dylan Windler will miss the rest of the season with a leg injury he sustained during the preseason. The Cavs said Monday that Windler, the No. 26 overall pick in last year's draft, is still dealing with symptoms from a stress reaction in his lower left leg....

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings interim offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski watches from the sideline during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Minneapolis. The Cleveland Browns are hiring Stefanski as their new coach, a person familiar with the decision told the Associated Press. Stefanski agreed to accept the position Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, a day after Minnesota was beaten by San Francisco in the NFC playoffs, according to the person who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the decision.   (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)

Second shot: Browns hiring Kevin Stefanski as next coach

Jan. 12, 2020 6:58 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Stefanski coached running backs, tight ends and quarterbacks in Minnesota. He's about to take on his most challenging group yet — the Browns. The Vikings offensive coordinator, who came close to getting Cleveland's job last year but finished second to Freddie Kitchens, was...