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The Latest: Cincinnati, Miami now NFL's only winless teams

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): ___ 7:25 p.m. The NFL is down to just a pair of winless teams with the New York Jets and Washington Redskins finally getting their first victories of the season. Washington won the battle of winless teams by edging Miami 17-16 with the Redskins smothering a 2-point...

Road crew: Wilson's 3 TDs rally Seahawks past sloppy Browns

Oct. 13, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As rap music thumped from the large sound-system speakers sitting atop lockers at one end of the room, several Seattle players stood on their chairs and danced. This was their party. On the road, the Seahawks make themselves at home. Russell Wilson threw two TD passes and ran for one,...

Browns hurt themselves, fall flat after fast start in loss

Oct. 13, 2019 7:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns' start was exhilarating. The rest was mostly excruciating. Baker Mayfield and Co. aren't living up to expectations — theirs or anyone else's. Mayfield threw three more interceptions, Nick Chubb had a costly fumble and Cleveland had a punt blocked Sunday during a 32-28...

Cavaliers visit owner Dan Gilbert, recovering from stroke

Oct. 12, 2019 8:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers visited team owner Dan Gilbert, who is recovering at home after suffering a stroke in May. After playing an exhibition game in Detroit on Friday night, the Cavs delayed their trip to Boston so they could spend time Saturday with the 57-year-old Gilbert. He recently...

Seahawks flying high as they visit unpredictable Browns

Oct. 12, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

The Seahawks were supposed to be continuing their retool this year, one season after their remake helped get them back into the playoffs. Instead, they have one of the NFL's best records. The Browns were pegged (hyped?) to be a budding powerhouse with all of the improvements in talent, plus the predicted maturity...

A look at the NFL in the fabulous 1950s

Oct. 11, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

FRANCHISES: In 1950 the NFL merged with the All-America Football Conference and the Cleveland Browns, San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Colts joined the league. Also, the New York Bulldogs became the New York Yanks, but folded after the 1951 season. The Dallas Texans played their only season in the NFL in 1952...

Wilson off to sensational start, hits road against Browns

Oct. 10, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Always underrated, often overlooked and rarely mentioned in any conversations about who is the NFL's best quarterback, Russell Wilson is outplaying every one of his contemporaries. Through five games of his eighth pro season, Seattle's steady leader is in a class by himself. "He is the...

Force feeding: Landry says Browns must get ball to Beckham

Oct. 10, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The frustration is mounting, so are the losses for the up-and-down Browns. Jarvis Landry doesn't claim to have all the answers, and as he pointed out several times Thursday he's not calling plays. But one of Cleveland's star receivers said it's time to get the ball to the team's best...

Court denies attempts to stop opioid trial before it begins

Oct. 10, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday denied two efforts that could have kept the first federal trial on the opioids crisis from starting as scheduled this month in Cleveland. The rulings clear the way for the trial to start Oct. 21 involving just two of the more than 2,000 local governments...

Man admits selling deadly drugs to billionaire's son

Oct. 10, 2019 6:14 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to selling a deadly mixture of drugs to the son of a Greek billionaire who died of an overdose while visiting the city. Terry Lee Christian pleaded guilty Wednesday to a drug distribution charge. Authorities say he sold 34-year-old Sokratis S. Kokkalis a...