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FILE - In this March 8, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Matthew Dellavedova (18) passes against San Antonio Spurs' Bryn Forbes (11) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. The Cavaliers are nearing a deal with free agent guard Dellavedova, one of the Cavs' most popular players. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Cavs complete trade for McGee, agree to re-sign Dellavedova

Nov. 23, 2020 6:23 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers have found either a temporary replacement for Tristan Thompson or an asset to bring in other talent. Cleveland announced Monday it has acquired center JaVale McGee and a 2026 second-round draft pick from the Los Angeles Lakers for forwards Alfonzo McKinnie and Jordan Bell....

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2019 file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona walks in the dugout in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Washington.  Francona has assembled his coaching staff for 2021, but it won't include his longtime friend and bench coach Brad Mills. Francona, who missed much of this past shortened season with significant health issues, will replace Mills with DeMarlo Hale. The 59-year-old Hale joins the Indians after spending the past two seasons with the Atlanta Braves. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Indians manager Francona feeling better, excited for 2021

Nov. 23, 2020 5:31 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Terry Francona's feeling more fit and a little feisty. That's welcome news for the Cleveland Indians. After missing most of this past season with significant health problems, Francona said Monday that he's stronger physically and looking forward to managing again in 2021, his ninth season...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield throws the game ball to a fan in the stands after the Browns defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

Browns gain strength, confidence in playing amid adversity

Nov. 23, 2020 5:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Say this for the Cleveland Browns, version 2020: They're a resilient bunch. They've won without their star running back, who missed four games with a sprained knee. They've won while their best defensive player recovers from COVID-19 — and will have to again. They've won after...

Ohio governor warns of rising COVID-19 hospitalizations

Nov. 23, 2020 3:02 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The number of people hospitalized in Ohio because of the coronavirus is growing rapidly and raising the possibility that elective procedures could be postponed, hospital officials and Gov. Mike DeWine warned on Monday. More than 4,300 people are currently in the hospital with COVID-19...

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) runs around Las Vegas Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. Garrett injured his knee in the first quarter in the Browns 16-6 loss to the Raiders. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns star Garrett to miss second game with COVID-19 virus

Nov. 23, 2020 1:50 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns not only managed without star Myles Garrett for one game, they won. They'll have to try to do it again. The dynamic end will miss this week's game against Jacksonville as he continues to recover from the COVID-19 virus. Garrett tested positive last Friday and sat out...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as restaurant closes for virus

Nov. 23, 2020 12:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The man walked into Nighttown on Sunday in Cleveland, ordered the beer and asked for the check, which came to $7.02, owner Brendan Ring wrote on Facebook. Ring said the man...

New England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks off the field after failing to make first down against the Houston Texans during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

On Football: About those rising NFL teams, never mind.

Nov. 23, 2020 5:12 AM EST

Mediocrity is mediocrity. You can’t hide it, especially in the NFC East, where being mediocre is a compliment. This, however, isn’t about those weaklings. It’s about teams many thought might be making moves toward relevance in the standings: New England, Minnesota, San Francisco, Chicago....

Dallas Cowboys running back Tony Pollard, right, runs from Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Wilson (50) during a 42-yard touchdown run during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)

The Latest: Cowboys win, NFC East teams all have 3 wins

Nov. 22, 2020 7:35 PM EST

The Latest on Week 11 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 7:35 p.m. Somehow, the NFC East race has become even tighter and weirder. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Minnesota Vikings 31-28 on Sunday to earn their third win of the season. Andy Dalton threw three touchdown passes. Elsewhere in the division, the Eagles lost,...

Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt (27) rushes for a five-yard touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns step up without Garrett, down Eagles in steady rain

Nov. 22, 2020 6:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Hunt lifted off just inside the 5-yard line, soared over the head of Philadelphia's Jalen Mills like an Olympic long jumper and landed in the end zone. Without star Myles Garrett, the Browns needed someone to step up. Hunt went above and beyond — and he wasn't the only one....

Ravens defense short-handed for showdown vs. Henry, Titans

Nov. 22, 2020 12:16 PM EST

The Baltimore Ravens will face the Tennessee Titans without injured defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Brandon Williams, both of whom were placed on the inactive list Sunday for the rematch of last January’s AFC playoff game. Campbell has a calf strain and Williams is nursing an ankle sprain. That...