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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals special assistant to the head coach Hue Jackson, right, points something out to head coach Marvin Lewis during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Carson, Calif. Marvin Lewis and Hue Jackson are back on the sideline as head coaches this week for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. (Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)

Lewis, Jackson back on sidelines to coach in Collegiate Bowl

Jan. 17, 2020 4:26 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Hue Jackson and Marvin Lewis don't know if they will appear again on an NFL sideline but on Saturday they will be coaching players who hope to get to the next level. The close friends are the head coaches for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Lewis led the Cincinnati Bengals for 16 years...

Jimmy Haslam, owner of the Cleveland Browns NFL football team, answers questions at a news conference introducing new head coach Kevin Stefanski at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

Berry back to interview with Browns about GM opening

Jan. 17, 2020 1:03 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Berry may still have his parking spot with the Browns. After spending three seasons in Cleveland's front office, Berry, who is currently the Eagles' vice president of football operations, interviewed Friday to be the Browns' new general manager. Berry was with the team from 2016-18,...

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....

Cleveland mayor's grandson pleads to misdemeanor at trial

Jan. 15, 2020 5:15 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson on Wednesday pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge in the midst of his trial on a felonious assault charge for what prosecutors said was an attack on the grandson's girlfriend. A county judge in Cleveland sentenced Frank Q. Jackson, 22, of...

Ex-Boy Scout leader sentenced for recording boys, child porn

Jan. 15, 2020 3:06 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio Boy Scout leader known as “Aqua Joe” for his role as a swim instructor was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in federal prison for secretly recording videos of young boys changing their clothes before and after swimming and showering at various pools and his home,...

Man sentenced for online threat made to Ohio high school

Jan. 15, 2020 1:40 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for sending an online message to a suburban Cleveland high school student in 2018 about a shooting he warned would occur the next day. That warning led hundreds of students to miss classes, authorities said. Russell...

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...