NFL’s decision on Watson expected to come before camp

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While Deshaun Watson maintains his innocence and fights to clear his name, the Cleveland Browns and football fans everywhere wait for the NFL to determine an appropriate penalty for the star quarterback accused of sexual misconduct by 24 women. A person familiar with the league’s ...

Blitzer gets minority share of Guardians

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CLEVELAND — Their name changed, and now the Cleveland Guardians appear on the way to a switch in ownership. Major League Baseball approved the sale of a minority stake in the team to David Blitzer, whose sports holdings include ownership shares in the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and the ...

Browns learn of ‘forgotten’ players

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CANTON — The Cleveland Browns went on a field trip to explore their football roots, including some deep ones nearly forgotten. Hoping to connect his team to its storied past, Cleveland coach Kevin Stefanski took minicamp on the road Wednesday with a trip south to Canton for a light practice ...

Reynolds’ HR lifts Pirates past Cards

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ST. LOUIS — Bryan Reynolds hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended a nine-game skid, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 on Wednesday night. Reynolds, who also tripled and scored, hit his 11th homer of the season after Tucupita Marcano singled ...

Ramírez’s hitting, Kwan’s catch help Guardians top Rockies

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DENVER — José Ramírez got four more hits, Steven Kwan made a remarkable diving catch in the seventh inning to preserve the lead, and the Cleveland Guardians beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Wednesday night for their 12th win in 15 games. Josh Naylor delivered the go-ahead double in the ...