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  1. Browns still have no plans to franchise Terrelle Pryor with deadline looming

    02.27 / 20:07 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Browns still have no plans to franchise Terrelle Pryor by Wednesday's deadline. They still plan to sign him to a long-term deal before he hits the market. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Browns still have no plans to franchise receiver Terrelle Pryor, a league source told cleveland.com. The deadline to do so is Wednesday at 4 p.m. The franchise number for wide receivers will be upwards of $15 million for 2017. The Browns hope to sign Pryor to a long-term deal…
  2. Cutest Cat contestants are 'all in' when it comes to rooting for Cleveland Browns, Cavaliers, Indians (video)

    02.27 / 19:02 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Just like their owners, these cute kitties are proud to support their sports teams. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - Clevelanders love their sports teams and -- it appears -- so do their cats. There were plenty of photo submissions for cleveland.com's Cutest Cat contest of felines who bear the names of local sports heroes or who were adopted and named after them during the Indians' run to the World Series and the Cavaliers' NBA championship in …
  3. Kansas rises to No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 basketball poll

    02.27 / 17:57 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Former No. 1 Gonzaga, the last undefeated team in the nation, fell last Saturday allowing the Kansas Jayhawks to become the latest No. 1 team in the Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball poll. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Kansas Jayhawks have risen to No. 1 in Monday's release of the weekly Associated Press Top 25 men's basketball poll, following the upset of former No. 1 and previously undefeated Gonzaga last week. The Jayhawks received 58 first-place votes and…
  4. Andrew Hawkins released by the Cleveland Browns

    02.27 / 16:53 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Receiver Andrew Hawkins, who started 28 games for the Browns over the past three season, has been released by the Browns. He had a year left on his contract at $1.8 million. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- This is a short story, but a tall tale at the same time. The Browns have released Andrew Hawkins, who defied all odds at 5-7 and started 28 games for the Browns over the last three seasons. In addition, he was an inspirational leader of the team and one of Hue…
  5. Ohio State's 2017 recruiting class was truly elite, but was it Ohio enough?

    02.27 / 16:53 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    "Not enough Ohio," said Pantoni, the man behind Ohio State's recruiting board. "That's something we want our percentage to be much higher on. There's too much talent in this state." Watch video COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The numbers don't lie and the numbers indicate that Ohio State signed the best recruiting class in program history. It was truly elite.  But ...  (There's always a but.) Was it Ohio enough?  "No," Urban Meyer said on National Signing Da…
  6. Eight 'alternative' movies the Oscars shunned: Bill Livingston (photos)

    02.27 / 16:53 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The downtrodden Cleveland Browns figure in the plot line of three 'alternative' Oscar movies. The Cleveland Indians' history gets a shout out in two more. CLEVELAND, Ohio (Alternative Facts Fake News) - Oscar Night is over. Movie buffs know who won. It just took a while. But the tireless sleuths at AFFN have uncovered eight others that might have been great: Arrival - New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, deeply shocked by his trade to the…
  7. Milwaukee Bucks vs. Cleveland Cavaliers, Game 58 preview

    02.27 / 15:50 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Cavs (40-17) host the Milwaukee Bucks (26-31) at 7 p.m. Monday before leaving on a three-game road trip. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cavs (40-17) host the Milwaukee Bucks (26-31) at 7 p.m. Monday before leaving on a three-game road trip. Last meeting: The Cavs beat the Bucks 113-102 on Dec. 21 at The Q. Cavs fast fact: Kyrie Irving needs one assist to become the eighth player in team history with 2,000 career assists, and 17 assists…
  8. Snoop Dogg may bring youth football league to Cleveland this fall

    02.27 / 15:50 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    At the urging of Layzie Bone, rapper Snoop Dogg may bring the Snoop Youth Football League to Cleveland. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- No matter how consumed Layzie Bone of rap group Bone Thugs 'n Harmony is with his music, the love of football remains at his core. The same goes for rapper Snoop Dogg, who is so involved with the game that he developed the Snoop Youth Football League in 2005 in Southern California. It has grown to 50 teams and more than 1,500 players. The …
  9. Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Milwaukee Bucks: Tipoff time, TV, radio and streaming information

    02.27 / 14:48 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Here's where to watch, listen and stream the Cleveland Cavaliers' game vs. the Milwaukee Bucks tonight. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Cavaliers play Game 58 of the 2016 NBA season Monday against the Milwaukee Bucks. Here's how to watch, listen and stream the action online. What: Cleveland Cavaliers (40-17) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (25-31).Where: Quicken Loans Arena.When: 7 p.m.TV: Fox Sports Ohio; TNT.Radio: WTAM 1100 AM; 87.7 FM La Mega.Online: Fox Sports Go; Wa…
  10. Fantasy basketball: Which Cavs from the past would fit best on this year's team? Bud vs. Doug

    02.27 / 13:39 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Cleveland.com columnists Doug Lesmerises and Bud Shaw delve into fantasy basketball and debate which former Cavs would fit best on the defending NBA champs. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - Deron Williams and (possibly) Andrew Bogut could bring two more important pieces to the Cavs title defense. They would balance a roster LeBron James called "top heavy" not too long ago when he questioned the organization's commitment to improvement at any…
  11. NFL Combine 2017: 11 MAC players invited to Indianapolis (photos)

    02.27 / 12:41 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Willoughby South High product Kareem Hunt (Toledo), and Western Michigan receiver Corey Davis are key MAC players attending the upcoming NFL combine. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Eleven players from the Mid-American Conference have been invited to the 2017 NFL Combine later this week in Indianapolis. The 11 players include a pair of Northeast Ohio products from the Toledo Rockets, tailback Kareem Hunt (Willoughby South High) and tight end Michael Roberts…
  12. NFL Combine 2017: Complete list of invited players

    02.27 / 12:41 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The 2017 NFL Combine will feature 330 invited players. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine begins Tuesday in at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Media interviews begin Wednesday, and player workouts begin Friday. The event is invite-only for college football players, and this year's list includes 330 of them. Here is the full list by position: QUARTERBACKS C.J. Beathard, Iowa Josh Dobbs, Tennessee Jerod Evans, Virginia Tech DeShone Kizer,…
  13. Jason Kipnis seeking repeat of 2016, minus the World Series result and wrath of Cubs fans

    02.27 / 12:41 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Kipnis was raised in the city's north-side suburbs, about a half-hour from Wrigley Field. He empathized with the fan base's longstanding emotional despair. He understood the gravity of their team's unprecedented triumph. Watch video MESA, Ariz. -- Jason Kipnis had specifically rehearsed for that moment. He hails from Chicago, after all, and Cubs fans had waited their entire lives to bask in the afterglow of a championship. He knew he would…
  14. Playing 'Good Cop, Bad Cop' with the 2017 Cleveland Indians: Takes By The Lake podcast

    02.27 / 11:34 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    In Episode 14 of the Takes by the Lake podcast, Zack Meisel and MLB.com's Jordan Bastian attempt to pinpoint the Indians' potential issues in 2017. GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Every team in every sport has a flaw or two.  Even the UCONN women's basketball team, riding a 103-game winning streak, has something to work on in practice. The Cavaliers have things to work through before the NBA playoffs commence. The Browns have a couple of positions to shore up before they c…
  15. Cleveland Browns Combine Scribbles: Quarterbacks, rumors, drug tests -- Terry Pluto (photos)

    02.27 / 11:34 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The 2017 NFL Combine will grab headlines for a week, especially for Cleveland Browns fans who live for this time of year. CLEVELAND, Ohio --  Scribbles in my notebook as the Cleveland Browns head to the 2017 NFL Combine this week: 1. They have to find a quarterback. They have 11 draft picks. They have $102 million of salary cap room. With five picks in the first 65 selections, they can trade up ... down ... all around the draft board. 2. If the Browns want …
  16. NFL Combine 2017: How to watch, stream online, TV schedule

    02.27 / 11:34 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    More than 300 college football players will participate in the 2017 NFL Combine. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine is Feb. 28 through March 6 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. More than 300 players are invited to the event to participate in drills, prove just how tall, heavy and fast they are, and also do interviews with teams and media. Here's how you can watch the event: TV: Combine player drills will be televised exclusively by NFL…
  17. Which redshirt freshmen Buckeyes are ready to break out? Ohio State spring football burning questions

    02.27 / 11:34 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Ohio State redshirted 12 freshmen in 2016. Who is ready to break out in 2017? COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State football team gathered around Urban Meyer on a high school field in Scottsdale, Ariz., with the Fiesta Bowl still a few days away. Meyer wanted to hammer home the point of practicing with a purpose on that late December afternoon, and he used a strange player to highlight his message. Malik Barrow, a freshman defensive tackle who came to Ohio State in…
  18. No 10th inning this time: In World Series rematch, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs play to a 1-1 tie

    02.27 / 05:08 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    This was merely a Sunday matinee on a brisk, sunny day from the relaxed confines of Sloan Park. No pressure, no stakes, other than players attempting to prepare for a season that stands five weeks away. Watch video MESA, Ariz. -- The Indians and Cubs convened on Sunday for yet another thrilling clash. There was a sellout crowd. The teams kept the score close. Well, that's where the comparisons to the World Series cease. Anthony Rizzo and Kris…
  19. 2017 Daytona 500: Kurt Busch starts season off in dramatic fashion, wins on final lap

    02.27 / 01:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Kurt Busch had a monster start to the season with a last-lap pass to win the crash-filled Daytona 500. Busch is sponsored by Monster Energy, which kicked off its first season as the title sponsor for NASCAR's top series Sunday with the season-opener. It wasn't NASCAR finest moment, though, as multiple accidents pared down the field and…
  20. Ohio State women's basketball clinches share of Big Ten regular season title

    02.27 / 01:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Buckeyes beat Rutgers in their regular season finale on Sunday, clinching a share of its 15th Big Ten regular season title. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio State women's basketball team is back on top of the Big Ten. The No. 12 Buckeyes clinched a share of their first Big Ten regular season title since 2009-10 on Sunday with a 73-45 win at Rutgers in the regular season finale. Ohio State (25-5, 15-1 Big Ten) shares the title with Maryland. But because the…