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New York Giants' Daniel Jones runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Perfection on display when Steelers visit Titans, both 5-0

Oct. 22, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

Maybe all the delays involving the Titans and the jumbled NFL schedule led to the kind of showcase game we all need. Pittsburgh (5-0) at Tennessee (5-0). Yes, the COVID-19 outbreak in Nashville provided some understandably nervous and upsetting times. And it could be a harbinger for a league attempting to play a...

Ohio in play: Trump, Pence, Harris head to bellwether state

Oct. 22, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

CIRCLEVILLE,, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump will campaign Saturday in central Ohio while Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris will head to Cleveland, as the traditional bellwether state appears to be a toss-up for Nov. 3. Vice President Mike Pence will campaign Friday in Swanton,...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) is wedged during a sack by Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt (91) in an NFL game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

With flak flying back home, Browns visit struggling Bengals

Oct. 22, 2020 4:13 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Bengals keep insisting they are better than their dismal record. The Browns' crash in Pittsburgh last week showed they might not be as good as they thought. The rematch of the AFC North rivals on Sunday in Cincinnati could provide more clarity. The Browns (4-2) are smarting after...

FILE  - In this Sept. 27, 2020, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Nelson Cruz, center, smiles in the dugout after the Twins clinched the AL Central championship with the Chicago White Sox's loss during the tenth inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was picked as Player of the Year in annual Players Choice award voting by the Major League Baseball Players Association.(AP Photo/Craig Lassig, File)

Twins' Nelson Cruz wins Marvin Miller Award for leadership

Oct. 22, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Twins designated hitter Nelson Cruz was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year and Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was picked as Player of the Year in annual Players Choice award voting by the Major League Baseball Players Association. Cruz hit .303 with 16 homers and 33...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) runs back to the line of scrimmage during an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Cleveland. Landry isn't letting a broken rib keep him off the field or stop his consecutive games streak. Landry revealed Thursday, Oct. 22, that he suffered the injury in an Oct. 11 win over Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin)

Browns WR Jarvis Landry playing despite broken rib

Oct. 22, 2020 2:22 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of Jarvis Landry's ribs is broken. The Browns wide receiver's playing and receiving streaks are still unharmed. Landry revealed Thursday that he played the past two weeks with a broken rib, an injury he sustained early in the Browns' 32-23 win over Indianapolis on Oct. 11 and one that...

No one hurt as jet slides off Chicago-area airport runway

Oct. 22, 2020 11:03 AM EDT

WHEELING, Ill. (AP) — No one was hurt when a Lear jet carrying nine people slid off a runway and crashed into a fence at a Chicago-area airport, authorities said. The jet slid off a runway at Chicago Executive Airport in northwest suburban Wheeling late Wednesday. The jet skidded on the runway, hit a...

Browns look for rebound in rematch with improving Bengals

Oct. 22, 2020 10:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (4-2) at CINCINNATI (1-4-1) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE - Browns by 3 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Browns 3-3; Bengals 5-1 SERIES RECORD - Bengals lead 51-43 LAST MEETING - Browns beat Bengals 35-30 on Sept. 17 at Cleveland LAST WEEK’S RESULT: Browns lost to Steelers 38-7; Bengals lost to...

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98) sacks Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) during the first half of an NFL football game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Burrow doesn't expect second shot at Browns to get 'weird'

Oct. 21, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joe Burrow threw the ball 61 times in the Bengals' first game against the Browns five weeks ago. He doesn't expect it to get that “weird” in the rematch this week. Burrow believes the Bengals (1-4-1) are better now than when they lost 35-30 at Cleveland in Week 2 when an...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) tries to recover from a sack as teammates offensive tackle Jedrick Wills (71), offensive tackle Jack Conklin (78) and center JC Tretter (64) look on during an NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. The Steelers defeated the Browns 38-7. (Margaret Bowles via AP)

Browns' Mayfield ignoring critics, 'noise' aimed at him

Oct. 21, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield's getting blitzed from every direction right now. He's ducking from the barrage. Cleveland's quarterback has been under a steady attack this week following a dreadful performance in Pittsburgh, a two-interception outing that has brought out his critics and fueled their...

FILE - In this April 27, 2010, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Jennifer Brunner, D-Ohio, speaks with supporters in Toledo, Ohio. Brunner, a state appeals court judge in Columbus, is a former county court judge who served as Ohio Secretary of State from 2007 to 2011. Brunner is running against Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judi French. (AP Photo/John Seewer, File)

Democrats hope to break Republican hold on Ohio high court

Oct. 21, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic challengers are hoping to upend Republicans' majority on the Ohio Supreme Court in a pair of races this November that feature familiar debates over the role justices should play in interpreting state law. A coalition of major business groups have endorsed the two Republican...