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Cavaliers defend rookie coach John Beilein amid skid

Dec. 7, 2019 2:44 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers forward Tristan Thompson battled Orlando's big men and then defended his rookie coach. At least some of the Cavaliers have John Beilein's back. Following a 93-87 loss to the Magic — Cleveland's 11th loss in 12 games — Thompson said he was disappointed to learn that...

Cavaliers star Kevin Love out with sickness

Dec. 6, 2019 6:19 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love is sick and will miss Friday night's game against Orlando. Love has been ill the past two days and Cleveland coach John Beilein is hoping another day's rest will help his best player recover. Beilein said Love could rejoin the team in time for Saturday...

Hoyt has $608,500 salary in majors as part of Indians deal

Dec. 5, 2019 7:51 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Right-hander James Hoyt has a salary of $608,500 in the major leagues as part of his contract with the Cleveland Indians and $156,000 while in the minors. Hoyt agreed to the deal Wednesday, two days after he was removed from the 40-man roster when Cleveland failed to offer a 2020 contract...

GM, Korea's LG Chem in venture to build factory in Ohio

Dec. 5, 2019 7:25 PM EST

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — General Motors and Korea's LG Chem have formed a joint venture to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory near Lordstown, Ohio, east of Cleveland. The companies also will work together on battery technology to bring down the cost for future GM electric vehicles. The new plant...

Browns enter final stretch with playoff hopes flickering

Dec. 5, 2019 7:08 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Their margin for error is completely gone, and with one more loss, the Cleveland Browns can say goodbye to their playoff hopes as well. They may have already. Another demoralizing setback last week in Pittsburgh has left the Browns with no option but to win their final four games —...

Browns' Mayfield passing in practice, looks good to go

Dec. 5, 2019 5:50 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw in practice for the first time since injuring his right hand in Sunday's loss at Pittsburgh. Mayfield's bruised throwing hand remains wrapped, but he zipped passes to Cleveland's running backs and tight ends during the early portion of Thursday's...

Bengals-Browns Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 5:28 PM EST

CINCINNATI (1-11) at CLEVELAND (5-7) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Browns by 9 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Bengals 5-6-1, Browns 4-7-1 SERIES RECORD — Browns lead 50-41 LAST MEETING — Browns beat Bengals 26-18, Dec. 23, 2018 LAST WEEK — Bengals beat New York Jets 22-6;...

Beckham vague about future with Browns amid 'bad' season

Dec. 5, 2019 4:33 PM EST

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr.'s disappointing first season with the Browns isn't even over, and the star wide receiver is already making predictions about the next one. “2020’s going to be my year," he said. He didn't say if it would be in Cleveland. Beckham was vague about his future...

Littleson, Jackson carry Toledo past Cleveland St. 80-65

Dec. 4, 2019 9:46 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Spencer Littleson had 19 points to lead five Toledo players in double figures as the Rockets got past Cleveland State 80-65 on Wednesday night. Marreon Jackson added 17 points for the Rockets. Keshaun Saunders and Willie Jackson each scored 13 and Luke Knapke had 12. Knapke added 12...

Steelers' Pouncey has "no regrets" in return from suspension

Dec. 4, 2019 6:50 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maurkice Pouncey is free to get back to work. The Pittsburgh Steelers center is also free of regrets. “The money was worth it, trust me," Pouncey said Wednesday after returning from a two-game suspension for kicking and punching Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett during a...