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Indians Jose Ramirez leaves game with right wrist injury

Aug. 24, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez has been removed from the Indians' game against Kansas City with a right wrist injury. A team spokesman said Ramirez left Saturday's game in the first inning because of "discomfort." With two outs, Ramirez fouled off a 2-0 pitch from right-hander Glenn...

Baker, Browns don't live up to hype in clunker vs Bucs

Aug. 24, 2019 4:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — For one night, the hype around the Browns seemed hilarious. They didn't look anything close to being Super Bowl contenders in their third exhibition game, the one many teams view as the final tuneup for the regular season. Baker Mayfield was strangely inaccurate and Cleveland's offense,...

Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1

Aug. 23, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona's faith in his All-Star closer paid off Friday night. Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save and Cleveland defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. Hand had blown three consecutive saves and allowed seven earned...

Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

Aug. 23, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who claims he has killed more than 90 women across the country pleaded guilty Friday to murdering four women in Ohio. Samuel Little appeared via Skype from the California state prison where he's serving multiple life sentences. He admitted in separate hearings that he killed two...

The Latest: Serial killer pleads guilty to more slayings

Aug. 23, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on sentencings of serial killer Samuel Little in Ohio (all times local): 3 p.m. A confessed serial killer just hours after pleading guilty and being sentenced for the slayings of two women in Cincinnati has pleaded guilty and been sentenced for killing two women in Cleveland....

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win in row

Aug. 23, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that stopped Noah Syndergaard was the weather. Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday night in a rain-shortened game for their...

NFL 2019: Browns not clowns, maybe title contenders

Aug. 22, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Those rabid, barking Browns fans have suffered in sadness longer than any group in the NFL, bar none. They've never watched their team play in the Super Bowl, haven't experienced the playoffs since 2002 or bundled up and attended a postseason home game in 25 winters. There's a faction of...

Mayfield, Browns head to Tampa Bay; Lions host Bills

Aug. 22, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

Baker Mayfield wants to play half of Cleveland's third exhibition game at Tampa Bay on Friday night. "But it's not my call," the quarterback said. It's up to coach Freddie Kitchens, who said he will use his starters some but seems inclined to keep them fresh and uninjured heading into the Sept. 8 opener with...

The Latest: Duo to push opioid settlement toward hospitals

Aug. 22, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a nonprofit being formed by West Virginia University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (all times local): 3 p.m. West Virginia University President Gordon Gee (gee) and former Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) say a nonprofit they're forming will steer...

Browns owners donate $4.5 million to city's musical scene

Aug. 22, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam have donated $4.5 million to the city's eclectic musical arts. The couple has given to the Cleveland Orchestra, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Playhouse Square to help fund scholarships and educational programs at all three institutions. The...