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Baker Mayfield leads Browns to 1st win of season on NFL's 100th birthday

Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two scores and 124 yards and the Cleveland Browns gave coach Kevin Stefanski his first NFL victory Thursday night by beating the Cincinnati Bengals 35-30 on the NFL's 100th birthday.

Cleveland MLB players meet with owner to discuss potential name change

Cleveland's players met Tuesday with owner Paul Dolan to discuss a potential name change for the team, which has been called the Indians for the past 105 years.

Cleveland manager Terry Francona favours nickname change for MLB team

Cleveland manager Terry Francona won't sidestep the hot-button topic any longer. He believes the Cleveland MLB team needs to change their contentious nickname.

Cleveland MLB team says it's considering changing nickname

Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Cleveland Indians said they will review their long-debated nickname.

Indians pitcher Emmanuel Clase suspended 80 games for PED violation

Cleveland Indians reliever Emmanuel Clase was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Friday for testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug.

Cleveland Cavaliers split with coach John Beilein after just 54 games

Cavaliers first-year coach John Beilein will end a rough season by stepping down after 54 games, according to multiple reports Tuesday night.

Browns' Myles Garrett reinstated by NFL after 6-game ban for helmet-swinging incident

Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett has been reinstated by the NFL after he was suspended indefinitely for hitting Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph over the head with a helmet.

'They shouldn't be comfortable:' Mike Clevinger takes aim at cheating Astros

Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger doesn't know exactly how he'll react the next time he's on the mound facing the Houston Astros. They cheated, and he doesn't like cheaters. "We'll see," he said Friday. "It'll be fun."

Ex-Vikings co-ordinator Kevin Stefanski latest to take twirl at Browns' coaching job

Kevin Stefanski is getting a turn at fixing the busted Browns. The Vikings offensive co-ordinator was officially hired by Cleveland on Monday as the 18th full-time coach in franchise history and 10th since the Browns' 1999 expansion return.

NFL fines Steelers QB Mason Rudolph $50K US for role in brawl

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph was fined $50,000 US by the NFL for his involvement in a brawl that began when Browns defensive end Myles Garrett hit him over the head with a helmet.

Browns' Myles Garrett suspended for rest of season for helmet-swinging incident

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and post-season by the NFL for swinging a helmet and striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head.

Jermaine Whitehead 'deeply regretful' for social media rant that got him cut from NFL's Browns

Safety Jermaine Whitehead apologized Tuesday for his alarming post-game social media rant, a tirade that led to his release by the Cleveland Browns.

Browns cut Jermaine Whitehead after threatening Twitter posts

The Cleveland Browns released safety Jermaine Whitehead on Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for "totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate" posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Odell Beckham Jr. says time's not up, plans to keep wearing lavish watch in games

Browns star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. plans to keep wearing a lavish watch in games. Beckham said Tuesday that his jewelry "shouldn't be an issue" and the NFL is only making it one because he's the one involved.

Injury to 2-time all-star Jose Ramirez hurts Cleveland's playoff push

Cleveland third baseman Jose Ramirez needs surgery on his broken right hand and will be sidelined indefinitely as the team tries to catch Minnesota in the American League Central or capture an AL wild-card berth.