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With Burrow lost to injury, Bengals sign Hogan as 3rd QB

Nov. 28, 2020 4:18 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals added quarterback Kevin Hogan to the practice squad Saturday. The Bengals needed a third quarterback on the roster after losing rookie Joe Burrow to a season-ending knee injury last week. Cincinnati is expected to start former practice squad quarterback Brandon...

File-This Sept. 27, 2020, file photo shows Cleveland Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson, left, reacting on the sideline during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, in Cleveland.  Brownson will handle game-day duties with Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla., a first for a female in team history. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland this year, will fill in for coach Drew Petzing. He did not travel to Florida for the game after his wife, Louisa, gave birth to the couple’s first child on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns female coach to handle game-day duties against Jags

Nov. 28, 2020 12:10 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns chief of staff Callie Brownson will handle game-day duties for Cleveland's tight ends on Sunday in Jacksonville, a first in team history for a female. Brownson, who was hired by Browns coach Kevin Stefanski shortly after he came to Cleveland earlier this year, will fill in for coach...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...

Cavs acquire another second-round pick in trade with Jazz

Nov. 27, 2020 6:56 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers are loading up for the future. Cleveland acquired another second-round pick Friday — this one in 2027 — from the Utah Jazz, who also sent the Cavs shooting guard Rayjon Tucker in exchange for cash considerations. It's the third second-round selection added by...

Cleveland Browns defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) sacks Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) in the end zone for a safety during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

Browns' defense thinned by virus, injuries to face Jaguars

Nov. 27, 2020 3:35 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Olivier Vernon's dominating, three-sack performance last week resulted in an award for the Browns defensive end — and a plea from one of his coaches. For an encore. With star Myles Garrett sidelined again for Sunday's game at Jacksonville as he continues to recover from COVID-19,...

FILE - Baylor guard Jared Butler dribbles up court against Kansas during an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. Baylor opens this season only one poll point behind top-ranked Gonzaga in in the AP Top 25.  (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men’s basketball schedule with two games this weekend.. Baylor expects to play Saturday against an opponent...

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Porter Gustin watches from the bench during an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. The Browns placed Gustin on the COVID-19 list, further weakening a group already without star Myles Garrett. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

Browns place DE Gustin on COVID list, team hit hard by virus

Nov. 26, 2020 4:20 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns didn't dodge COVID-19 on the holiday. Cleveland placed defensive end Porter Gustin on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, further weakening a group already missing star Myles Garrett and the latest move for a Browns team hit hard by the virus in recent weeks. Gustin's positive...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool (11) makes a reception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Ravens-Steelers game moved from Thursday night to Sunday

Nov. 25, 2020 6:43 PM EST

The Thanksgiving night game between the Ravens and Steelers has been switched to Sunday afternoon because of coronavirus issues with Baltimore. The NFL announced the move Wednesday, placing the game at 1:15 p.m. EST on NBC. Previously, it was scheduled for NBC's prime-time telecast on Thanksgiving Day. Baltimore...

Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) passes during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

A Thanksgiving Feast? Maybe Ravens-Steelers on Sunday

Nov. 25, 2020 3:39 PM EST

What are we to make of the Thanksgiving Day schedule? First off, we get a rare meeting of the Texans and Lions, which wouldn't draw any headlines had it been played on another day. Sorry, but 3-7 Houston facing 4-6 Detroit just doesn't whet the appetite. Next up is Washington at Dallas, a true epic matchup...

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Browns cornerback Denzel Ward (21) intercepts a pass intended for Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) during an NFL football game in Cleveland. Ward is expected to miss at least a few games with a calf injury sustained in Sunday's win over Philadelphia. Ward, who had an interception and several pass breakups, underwent an MRI on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirk Irwin, File)

Browns top cornerback Ward to miss time with strained calf

Nov. 24, 2020 5:27 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are down another defensive star. Starting cornerback Denzel Ward, who leads the NFL in passes defensed and is coming off his best game this season, will miss time with a strained calf he sustained in Sunday's win over Philadelphia. Ward's injury is just the latest to a big-name...