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Browns win to stay in playoff hunt, can't avoid OBJ drama

Dec. 8, 2019 6:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns can't even win without some kind of theatrics,. And, once again, Odell Beckham is in the middle of the latest drama. Nick Chubb ran for 106 yards — 99 after halftime — and Baker Mayfield and Kareem Hunt had rushing touchdowns as Cleveland kept its faint hopes...

AP Source: Browns' Beckham to have postseason surgery

Dec. 8, 2019 11:00 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. intends to undergo postseason surgery for a sports hernia, a person familiar with the injury told The Associated Press on Sunday. Beckham has been dealing with the injury for most of the season — his first with Cleveland — and plans...

Williams leads Kent State over Cleveland St. 81-59

Dec. 7, 2019 9:53 PM EST

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Antonio Williams had 19 points as Kent State routed Cleveland State 81-59 on Saturday night. Philip Whittington had 14 points for Kent State (8-1), which earned its sixth consecutive home victory. Troy Simons added 13 points. Anthony Roberts had 11 points for the hosts. Danny Pippen,...

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;...