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Cavs hold off late rally, send Kings to 5th straight loss

By MICHAEL WAGAMAN Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Jarret Allen had 18 points and 17 rebounds, Darius Garland also had a double-double and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off the Sacramento Kings 109-108 on Monday night. Kevin Love scored 19 points, Evan Mobley added 17 and Lauri ...

Browns expect Mayfield to ‘bounce back” as starter in ’22

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns aren't ready to throw Baker Mayfield away just yet. The quarterback's subpar season didn't cost him his starting job, with general manager Andrew Berry saying Tuesday the Browns "fully expect" Mayfield to return as their ...

Reyna, Weah uncertain for US World Cup qualifiers

By RONALD BLUM AP Sports Writer Midfielder Gio Reyna and forward Tim Weah remain uncertain for the United States' next three World Cup qualifiers, which start Jan. 27 with a match against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio. Reyna has not played in any matches since injuring his right hamstring ...

Devils beat Blue Jackets 3-1 for 4th win in 5 games

By ALLAN KREDA Associated Press NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Jesper Bratt scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, MacKenzie Blackwood made 31 saves and the New Jersey Devils beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 on Thursday night for their fourth win in five games. The teams will complete ...

Jackson-Davis scores 27, Indiana shuts down No. 13 OSU 67-51

By MARK AMBROGI Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Indiana used stifling defense down the stretch to pull away for a 67-51 victory over No. 13 Ohio State on Thursday night. Jackson-Davis made 11 of 17 from the field for the ...

With playoffs ahead, Bengals QB Burrow sitting out finale

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Burrow's sitting out this one to rest for the playoffs. Baker Mayfield's skipping the season finale as well — for a very different reason. To think what it might have been: Burrow and the brash, baby Bengals vs. Mayfield, Myles Garrett ...

Browns’ No. 2 QB Keenum admires Mayfield’s ‘gutsiest’ season

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Case Keenum didn't doubt Baker Mayfield's toughness for a single second. He may have underestimated his tenacity. "There were some weeks just to get him to the field was a small miracle," said Keenum, Cleveland's backup quarterback who will ...

AFC North champ Bengals will rest Burrow in season finale

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writers CINCINNATI (AP) — The AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals won't play quarterback Joe Burrow in the regular-season finale against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday to make sure he is healthy for the first round of the playoffs. Burrow is nursing aches and ...

Ross Browner, 2-time All-American at Notre Dame, dies at 67

By The Associated Press undefined Ross Browner, a two-time All-American at Notre Dame and one of four brothers who played in the NFL, has died. He was 67. Browner's son, former NFL offensive lineman Max Starks, posted on Twitter early Wednesday morning that his father had died. "The world ...

Mayfield out, Browns down several starters for Raiders game

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield ran out of time. The Browns quarterback didn't test negative for COVID-19 on Monday and will watch Cleveland's game against the Las Vegas Raiders from home as his teammates try to keep their postseason hopes strong. With both ...

Bridgewater injured in Bengals’ 15-10 victory over Broncos

By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer DENVER (AP) — Khalid Kareem snatched the ball from backup quarterback Drew Lock on second-and-goal and the Cincinnati Bengals seized a first-place tie with the Baltimore Ravens atop the AFC North with a 15-10 win over the Denver Broncos on ...

Bengals grind out a win, but road to playoffs will be rocky

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals had to grind and scrape and outlast the Denver Broncos to stay in the playoff race. They didn't look good doing it Sunday, but style points aren't important in December. The Bengals (8-6) scored just one touchdown, a ...

Blue Jackets, Canadiens shut down, 9 of 32 NHL teams paused

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Hockey Writer More than a quarter of NHL teams have been shut down through at least the weekend after the Columbus Blue Jackets and Montreal Canadiens became the eighth and ninth to have activities paused because of several positive COVID-19 test results among players. The ...

7 Cavs score in double digits for 123-106 win over Wolves

By MIKE COOK Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jarrett Allen scored 21 points and added 10 rebounds, Darius Garland and Kevin Love also had double-doubles, and the Cleveland Cavaliers used a fast start to cruise 123-106 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Love scored 18 ...

Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh is AP coach of the year, Fickell 2nd

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Michigan's Jim Harbaugh is The Associated Press college football coach of the year after leading the Wolverines to their first Big Ten title in 17 years and a berth in the College Football Playoff. Harbaugh is the first Michigan coach to win the AP ...

Garrett says Browns lacking focus, CB Newsome has concussion

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Just moments after Browns coach Kevin Stefanski ruled out three starters for Sunday's important game against first-place Baltimore, star defensive end Myles Garrett said something else is missing this week. Focus. After Friday's workout, ...

Ravens, Browns meet again with playoff hopes on line

By The Associated Press undefined BALTIMORE (8-4) at CLEVELAND (6-6) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, CBS BETTING LINE: Browns by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Baltimore 5-7; Cleveland 5-7. SERIES RECORD: Ravens lead 34-11. LAST MEETING: Ravens beat the Browns 16-10 on ...

Burrow is fine, but Bengals may be without Mixon, Higgins

CINCINNATI (AP) — Quarterback Joe Burrow and his sore pinky finger are fine, but the Cincinnati Bengals could be without other key players, including running back Joe Mixon. Mixon is listed as questionable due to an unspecified illness for Sunday's home game against the San Francisco 49ers. ...

Young, Ahrens lead No. 21 Ohio State past Towson 85-74

By JACOB BENGE Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Kyle Young scored 18 points, Justin Ahrens had 16 points on a career-best five 3-pointers and No. 21 Ohio State held off Towson 85-74 on Wednesday night. E.J. Liddell made all eight of his free throws and scored 15 points for Ohio State ...

Garland scores 24 points, Cavaliers beat Bulls 115-92

By BRIAN DULIK Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland scored 24 points and rookie power forward Evan Mobley had 16 points and nine rebounds, sending the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 115-92 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Garland also had six assists as Cleveland won for ...