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Browns’ Watson gets 6-game suspension, NFL weighs appeal

Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson was suspended for six games Monday after being accused by two dozen women in Texas of sexual misconduct during massage treatments, in what a disciplinary officer said was behavior “more egregious than any before reviewed by the NFL.” The ...

Watson’s punishment not enough

Monday morning, former federal change and disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson handed down her punishment for Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, a decision that interested parties across the country have been waiting for. The action being judged? Watson being accused by nearly two dozen ...

Browns get clarity on QB situation

BEREA — The Browns finally have some clarity on Deshaun Watson’s playing status. Now, they’re waiting for closure. It could be hours or days away. More than four months since Cleveland signed him to a five-year, $230 million contract, Watson was suspended six games without pay Monday ...

Guardians conclude 11-game road trip with 5-3 win over Tampa Bay

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Austin Hedges had a tiebreaking two-run single in the fifth inning to help the Cleveland Guardians beat All-Star Game starter Shane McClanahan and the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Sunday. Cleveland won its first series against the Rays since August 2017 and ended a long ...

Youngstown State running back Jaleel McLaughlin named Preseason All-American

YOUNGSTOWN — Youngstown State tailback Jaleel McLaughlin was named Monday morning to the Stats Perform FCS All-American Second Team. McLaughlin was one of several Missouri Valley Football Conference players selected to both the first and second teams. In his junior season, McLaughlin ...

Decision in Watson case coming today

A decision on discipline for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson following accusations of sexual misconduct is coming Monday. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that retired judge Sue L. Robinson has informed the NFL and the NFL Players’ Association ...