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Hill carries Cleveland St. past Youngstown St. 64-61

Jan. 21, 2022 23:03 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yahel Hill had 15 points off the bench to lift Cleveland State to a 64-61 win over Youngstown State on Friday night. A 3-pointer by D'Moi Hodge gave the Vikings a 62-52 lead with 3:59 remaining and they held on to win despite not scoring again until Tre Gomillion...

Former NFL CB Hasty works for racial equity in hirings

Jan. 21, 2022 12:56 PM EST

Former NFL cornerback James Hasty is working to eliminate bias and racial disparity in sports hiring through his new search firm, Eneje Consulting. Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is the only Black head coach in the league after Miami fired Brian Flores and Houston fired David Culley. ...

Mom charged in death of baby who had fentanyl in his system

Jan. 21, 2022 10:42 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — A mother whose infant son was found dead in her Cleveland home last week with suspected fentanyl in his system has been charged with felony child endangerment. A judge set Casey Bisner's bail at $50,000 during a court hearing Friday, rejecting prosecutors request...

County to pay $1.1M to settle suit over inmate beating death

Jan. 21, 2022 09:58 AM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a man who authorities say was beaten to death by his cellmate at the county jail in Cleveland will receive $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit against the facility. Cleveland.com reports a Cuyahoga County judge approved the settlement last month, but it...

DeRozan, Vucevic lead way as Bulls hold off Cavs 117-104

Jan. 20, 2022 00:05 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan understood the Chicago Bulls needed a win in a big way. A huge run to end the game made it happen. DeRozan scored 30 points, Nikola Vucevic added 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the struggling Bulls finished with a 14-2 charge to hold off the surging...

Browns' Mayfield has surgery, starts road to 'true self'

Jan. 19, 2022 17:21 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield has shifted into comeback mode. The Browns quarterback had successful surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder, an injury that affected his play, led to a disappointing season and raised doubts about his future in Cleveland. ...

Guardians promote Torres to assistant pitching coach

Jan. 19, 2022 13:27 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians have promoted Joe Torres to assistant pitching coach on manager Terry Francona's staff. Torres spent the past two seasons as the Guardians' minor league pitching coordinator. The 39-year-old has been credited in helping with the development...

Browns DT McDowell arrested in Fla. in attack on officer

Jan. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Malik McDowell, who was given a second chance by the team after serving jail time, was arrested Monday in Florida on charges of beating a police officer and public exposure. Police in Deerfield Beach, Florida, said they were...

Bane, Morant score 25 apiece to lead Grizzlies past Bulls

Jan. 17, 2022 19:44 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desmond Bane and Ja Morant scored 25 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies dominated the short-handed Chicago Bulls 119-106 on Monday afternoon for their 12th win in 13 games. Brandon Clarke added 15 points and seven rebounds, missing only one of his eight...

Nets drop first game without Durant, fall to Cavs 114-107

Jan. 17, 2022 18:53 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant wasn't there to make the big shot, snatch the key rebound or take over like he's done countless times. The Brooklyn Nets knew life would be challenging without their superstar. On Monday, that became reality — and their foreseeable...