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  1. Jake Butt, NFL Draft 2017 prospect, receives truckload of Charmin toilet paper

    04.27 / 17:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Pickerington native and NFL draft prospect Jake Butt received the gift of a truckload of Charmin toilet paper rolls before the start of the draft in Philadelphia. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - NFL prospect Jake Butt received a special gift from Charmin. The brand of toilet paper delivered a truckload of toilet paper rolls to the Michigan tight end's hometown in Pickerington Wednesday. The 6-foot-6 tight end played four seasons at Michigan and…
  2. Can Marshawn Lynch make a comeback?

    04.27 / 17:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Don't bet against Beast Mode. Watch video Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement to play for the Oakland Raiders. After famously retiring on Twitter more than a year ago, the 31-year-old Pro Bowl running back just agreed to a two-year deal to play for his hometown. Raiders fans are excited, and many talking heads are hoping a refreshed "Beast Mode" will revitalize the 'No Fun League'. But analysts are skeptical Lynch can return to form; he's…
  3. NFL prospect Gareon Conley will give DNA, statement to Cleveland police in rape investigation, attorney says

    04.27 / 17:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Former Ohio State cornerback and current NFL prospect Gareon Conley will meet with Cleveland police on Monday to give a statement and his DNA in connection with a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Former Ohio State cornerback and NFL prospect Gareon Conley will submit his DNA and be interviewed by Cleveland police Monday in connection with a sexual assault investigation, his attorney said. Kevin Spellacy said Conley agreed to…
  4. Check out the latest stories and information you need to know before the 2017 NFL Draft

    04.27 / 15:42 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Browns are on the clock with the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Draft day has officially arrived and shortly after 8 a.m., the Browns will make the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. This is where you can go to find all the information you need leading up to this weekend's event. Player profiles, mock drafts from our staff and other stories covering all angles of the draft can be found here. Here is…
  5. Myles Garrett still the likely pick for Browns at No. 1 with draft hours away

    04.27 / 14:32 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Browns are still planning to take Myles Garrett No. 1 overall, according to signs and quotes from them in the last 24 hours. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- With the NFL draft just hours away, Myles Garrett is still the likely pick for the Browns at No. 1. Speculation over the last 24 hours, including some by Adam Schefter, has pointed to Mitch Trubisky being the top pick, but the Browns have continued to try to trade up into the top eight, presumably to draft…
  6. Euclid searching for new boys basketball coach

    04.27 / 14:32 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Jonathan Harris coached the program for two seasons, but six wins in that time led to a change in direction. EUCLID, Ohio — Euclid is looking for a new boys basketball coach. Athletic director Pat Higley confirmed Thursday morning the school has parted with Jonathan Harris, whom it hired in 2015 to replace Gary Hicks. Harris’ two-year run with the Panthers totaled just six wins. Euclid finished just 2-21 last season and didn’t win its first game until the last…
  7. Cleveland Browns Draft Scribbles: Start with Myles Garrett, don't panic over a quarterback -- Terry Pluto (photos)

    04.27 / 14:32 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett is rated the best player in the 2017 NFL Draft. The Cleveland Browns should start their choices with him. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Scribbles in my Cleveland Browns notebook as the 2017 NFL Draft finally is near: 1. There are reports that Sashi Brown said the Browns have known whom they'll draft at No. 1 for two weeks. I tend to believe that. I tend to believe it's Myles Garrett. I do know the Browns have been scouting and …
  8. Sashi Brown's 2017 NFL Draft is like Urban Meyer's 2013 recruiting class: Doug Lesmerises

    04.27 / 12:19 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Neither Brown nor Meyer were at their best in their hurried first shot at gathering talent. But now the Browns need to nail this year-long buildup to the draft the way Meyer nailed the year-long buildup to the Buckeyes 2013 recruiting class. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Hired as Ohio State's football coach on Nov. 29, 2011, Urban Meyer had 64 days before his first National Signing Day, 64 days to take his first crack at shaping the Buckeyes roster to match his…
  9. The new Michael Brantley is the old Michael Brantley, which is the Michael Brantley the Indians feared they'd never see

    04.27 / 11:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The new Brantley is the old Brantley, a Brantley the Indians once feared they'd never again see. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- It all unraveled during a sweltering few days in Houston. Chris Antonetti leaned against the dugout railing at Minute Maid Park and pondered the team's outfield options. Michael Brantley's 2016 campaign commenced on April 25. Two weeks later, after an unanticipated onset of fatigue and soreness, Brantley's right…
  10. Cleveland Indians 2017: Michael Brantley's return more important than team record (DMan video)

    04.27 / 11:15 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Cleveland Indians were 11-9 entering Thursday's game against the Houston Astros. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cleveland Indians entered Thursday at 11-9. They wrap a three-game series against the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Progressive Field. The Indians have been up and down. They were decent in Week 1 (3-3 on road), bad in Week 2 (2-4 at home) and excellent in Week 3 (5-1 on road) before opening Week 4 at home against the…
  11. Everything you need to know about the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2017 NFL Draft

    04.27 / 10:10 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Here's everything you need to know about the Ohio State Buckeyes in the 2017 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday in Philadelphia. Watch video PHILADELPHIA -- The 2017 NFL Draft begins here on Thursday night, a new kind of spectacle with an outdoor theater built specifically for the event on the steps on the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Ohio State won't own the weekend in quite the same way it did last year in Chicago, when a record 12 Buckeyes…
  12. PGA Tour 2017: live leaderboard for Zurich Classic; teams, tee times, TV

    04.27 / 06:05 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Check here for Zurich Classic 2017 live leaderboard. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The PGA Tour's Zurich Classic 2017 unfolds this week in Louisiana. Rickie Fowler and Jason Day comprise one of the teams. Round 1 is Thursday, April 27. Zurich Classic teams, tee times Zurich Classic live leaderboard PGA TOURZURICH CLASSICSite: Avondale, La.Course: TPC Louisiana. Yardage: 7,425. Par: 72.Purse: $7.1 million (First prize: $1,022,400 per player).Television: Thursday-Friday,…
  13. 'Random variation' helps Trevor Bauer, Cleveland Indians beat Houston Astros

    04.27 / 04:58 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Trevor Bauer says his 6-0 career record against the Astros is based on "random variation' and will not continue. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio - Ask a baseball player, be he hitter or pitcher, why he performs well against a certain team and the answer usually goes something like this, "I have no idea." If there is a real reason for his success, he's certainly not going to make it public. Trevor Bauer was asked the same question Wednesday night…
  14. LPGA Tour 2017: live leaderboard for Texas Shootout; tee times, TV

    04.27 / 02:49 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Check here for LPGA Tour 2017's Texas Shootout live leaderboard. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The LPGA Tour's Volunteers of America Texas Shootout unfolds this week. Lexi Thompson is among the notables in the field. Round 1 is Thursday, April 27. LPGA Texas Shootout tee times LPGA Texas Shootout leaderboard VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA TEXAS SHOOTOUTSite: Irving, Texas.Course: Las Colinas CC. Yardage: 6,441. Par: 71.Purse: $1.3 million (First prize: $195,000).Television:…
  15. Akron RubberDucks struggle at plate, fall to Binghamton

    04.27 / 01:41 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    It was Akron's second straight loss following a five-game winning streak. AKRON, Ohio -- It was an unimpressive night at the plate for the RubberDucks, who were shut down by three Binghamton pitchers and ended up losing, 4-1, Tuesday night at Canal Park. Akron hitters had no RBI, with the only run coming when Greg Allen scored on a passed ball in the first inning. Allen's leadoff double in the first inning was the offensive highlight for the RubberDucks, who …
  16. Trevor Bauer improves to 6-0 against Houston Astros as Cleveland Indians hang on for 7-6 win

    04.27 / 01:41 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Trevor Bauer improved to 6-0 against Houston on Wednesday night, but he had a lot of help from his teammates at Progressive Field. CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Indians can't seem to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Astros can't seem to beat Trevor Bauer. Keuchel threw a six-hitter Tuesday night to improve to 4-0 lifetime against the Indians. Bauer wasn't as tidy Wednesday night, but he's still improved to 6-0 with a 2.60 ERA in six starts against the Astros. Bauer, backed…
  17. Cleveland Indians fans want Browns to draft Myles Garrett No. 1; after that, it's complicated

    04.27 / 00:28 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Cleveland Indians fans say they want the Browns to draft Myles Garrett No. 1. After that, they're split on the team's choices. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- As far as Cleveland Indians fans are concerned, the choice for the Browns with the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft is obvious: Take Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett. After that, it's a toss up. Prior to Wednesday's Indians vs. Houston Astros game at Progressive Field, we asked Tribe fans…
  18. Mark Smith commits to Illinois basketball over Ohio State, others

    04.27 / 00:28 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    Smith is a four-star prospect, rated the No. 74 player in the Class of 2017. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State basketball ended up getting a double-dose of bad recruiting news on Wednesday. First Darius Bazley, the top player in Ohio in the Class of 2018, announced his decommitment from the Buckeyes in the afternoon. Then on Wednesday night Mark Smith, a top 2017 prospect on Ohio State's recruiting board, announced his commitment to Illinois. Smith announced his…
  19. Houston Astros put Teoscar Hernandez on DL, rest Jose Altuve after Tuesday night's collision

    04.27 / 00:28 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    The Astros had to manipulate their roster for Wednesday night's game following Tuesday night's collison in right field between Teoscar Hernandez and Jose Altuve in the eight inning at Progressive Field. Watch video CLEVELAND, Ohio -- In the aftermath of Tuesday night's collision in right field, the Houston Astros had to make another roster move. They placed outfielder Teoscar Hernandez on the disabled list with a contusion to his left leg and…
  20. NFL Draft 2017: Browns owner Jimmy Haslam needs to trust his staff on Day 1 (DMan video)

    04.26 / 22:00 cleveland.com Cleveland.com - Sports
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Silly season, otherwise known as the 50 years between the end of the NFL regular season and the subsequent NFL Draft, finally is coming to an end. On Thursday night, the Cleveland Browns can quash all of the endless speculative nonsense by picking Texas A&M edge rusher Myles Garrett at No. 1 overall. Then the Browns... CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Silly season, otherwise known as the 50 years between the end of the NFL regular season and the subsequent NFL Draft,…