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With Watson on board, Browns bracing for more boos on road

Aug. 14, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The booing has begun, and it's only the preseason. The Cleveland Browns expect it to increase and intensify over the months ahead. Deshaun Watson is a target, and so are his teammates. As they prepare for Watson to be suspended by the NFL for...

Happ leads homer barrage, Cubs power past struggling Reds

Aug. 13, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ian Happ, Willson Contreras and Franmil Reyes homered, and the Chicago Cubs beat the stumbling Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Saturday night. Happ hit an RBI single in the fifth inning and a three-run shot in the seventh, continuing his long run of success at Cincinnati....

Browns backup QB Brissett moves into Watson's starting spot

Aug. 13, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has jumped ahead of Deshaun Watson on Cleveland's depth chart. Maybe for a while. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Brissett will take the majority of snaps with Cleveland's first-team offense starting Sunday, a move necessitated by Watson's pending...

Browns' Harris 'likely' needs season-ending knee surgery

Aug. 13, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns starting center Nick Harris will likely need season-ending surgery on his right knee that was injured on the second play of the exhibition opener against Jacksonville on Friday night. Coach Kevin Stefanski didn't provide any details on Harris'...

Urshela, Mahle power Twins to 4-0 victory over Angels

Aug. 13, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio Urshela had his 11th home run of the season among his three hits, Tyler Mahle pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Friday night. Gilberto Celestino also went deep for the Twins, who had...

Watson apologizes, then struggles in Browns preseason debut

Aug. 12, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Deshaun Watson apologized before his preseason debut with the Cleveland Browns and then got an earful from opposing fans. Watson apologized Friday “to all the women I have impacted” after being accused by two dozen women of sexual misconduct during...

Las Vegas man indicted in Ponzi betting scheme out of Ohio

Aug. 11, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas man is facing federal charges for allegedly bilking dozens of Ohio residents out of millions of dollars in a sports betting Ponzi scheme. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Northern District of Ohio announced that 49-year-old Matthew Turnipseede was...

Dodgers defeat Twins 8-5 to extend winning streak to 10

Aug. 11, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Gallo thought he was experiencing plenty of winning this season when he was with the New York Yankees. Then he was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline and has yet to lose. Chris Taylor hit the go-ahead home run in the...

Watson starting Browns' preseason opener as suspension looms

Aug. 10, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Deshaun Watson's debut for the Browns is tentative and subject to change. The same is true for his first season in Cleveland. Watson is scheduled to start the exhibition opener — his first game action since 2020 — at Jacksonville on Friday while...

Browns place Grant on IR after he tore Achilles in practice

Aug. 10, 2022 13:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl return specialist Jakeem Grant Sr. was placed on injured reserve Wednesday after tests confirmed he tore his left Achilles tendon during practice. Grant will miss the season, forcing the Browns to find another option to fix their...