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Collinsworth calling Browns, harkens back to early years

Sep. 21, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

Cris Collinsworth will get to experience a rarity this week. He gets to call a Browns game when NBC's "Sunday Night Football" travels to Cleveland for the first time since 2008. When he was starting out as an analyst, it seemed like Browns games were all that Collinsworth was doing. Before Collinsworth became a...

Indians beat Phillies 5-2, remain tied for 2nd AL wild card

Sep. 21, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are thriving under the pressure of playoff-race baseball. Philadelphia? Not so much. Carlos Carrasco got his first save in five years, and Cleveland beat the Phillies 5-2 Friday night to remain tied with Tampa Bay for the second AL wild card at 91-63. Cleveland trails AL...

Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Browns could be without starting secondary against Rams

Sep. 20, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without six defensive starters, including their entire secondary, when they host the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams. Safety Damarious Randall (concussion) and linebacker Christian Kirksey (chest) were formally declared out by coach Freddie Kitchens...

Indians move into a tie for wild-card spot, beat Tigers 7-0

Sep. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers. Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Tigers...

Browns could be missing several starters Sunday against Rams

Sep. 19, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns came away from their blowout over the Jets badly bruised, and could be without several starters Sunday night against the Los Angeles Rams. The most notable injury is to linebacker and captain Christian Kirksey, who has a chest injury that could require surgery and sideline him...

Browns brace for prime-time test against Donald, champ Rams

Sep. 19, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns passed their first prime-time test. The second one won't be nearly as easy. Here come Aaron Donald and those big, bad Los Angeles Rams. The defending NFC champions, with an offense teeming with talent and defense led by incomparable star tackle Donald, will visit Cleveland in...

Indians' Ramírez takes 1st BP since breaking right hand

Sep. 19, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians third baseman José Ramírez took batting practice Thursday for the first time since breaking his right hand last month and is hoping to return before the end of the regular season. Ramírez had surgery for a broken hamate bone Aug. 26, and the expected recovery window...

Garrett dismisses 'dirty' label, DE must clean up penalties

Sep. 19, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns defensive end Myles Garrett doesn't mind being called dominant or destructive. Don't dare label him as dirty. "I know who I am and the guys within these walls know who I am, and that's not me," Garrett said. "I'm not going to do anything to try and hurt this team or take out any...

Puig's single in 10th lifts Indians over Tigers 2-1

Sep. 19, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasiel Puig rounded first base, happily waiting for Francisco Lindor to jump into his arms. It was a moment he had been waiting for since joining the Indians on July 31. Puig delivered a bases-loaded single off the top of the right field wall with two outs in the 10th inning, and Cleveland...