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Browns trade Gordon to Patriots for pick

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CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon’s strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a new offensive toy. The Browns severed ties for good with the problematic wide receiver by trading him to the Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick on Monday, ending a ...

Browns release kicker Gonzalez

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Zane Gonzalez got kicked straight to the curb. The Browns released the wayward kicker on Monday after his four misses on Sunday in New Orleans cost Cleveland a possible first win since 2016 with a 21-18 loss to the Saints. Gonzalez has been replaced by rookie free agent ...

Meyer moves toward repairing scandal damage

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COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer said he has sent letters and had conversations with families of players as a key step toward containing and repairing the scandal that led to his three-game suspension, a saga he describes as “a window in time I made an error.” He ...

Pirates walk-off on Royals

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Jacob Stallings hit a two-out single in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 7-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. After Jordan Luplow grounded into a double play, Kevin Kramer walked and moved to second on Kevin ...

Mahomes burns Steelers D, Chiefs hold on to win

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tyreek Hill turned to face the cameras when the hottest quarterback in the NFL looked up, saw a potential traffic jam and urged his Kansas City Chiefs teammate to conduct his business elsewhere. “Don’t do that here,” Patrick Mahomes said with a laugh. Hill ...

Maragos family’s ties to Cartwright Field deep

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RICHMOND — The Maragos family has some lengthy ties to Edison’s Cartwright Memorial Field. According to Cristopher Maragos, those ties began in the 1940s when his uncle Ted played on the field. Many family members followed suit, playing through all the Jefferson Union years and a few for ...

Bucs fend off the Brewers, 3-2

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Craig Counsell says every day is going to be difficult during the final two weeks of the regular season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates showed why. Jesus Aguilar and Domingo Santana hit back-to-back home runs to begin the ninth inning for Milwaukee, but the NL ...

Kicking woes costly for Browns

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed less than 10 minutes to obliterate what looked like a milestone victory for the seemingly cursed Cleveland Browns. Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard field goal with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez pushed the second of ...

Keselowski gives Penske 500th win

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LAS VEGAS — Brad Keselowski nailed the final restart and roared away from the field in the scorching Vegas heat. With another huge performance in his late-season surge, Keselowski finished up front again — and he’s got NASCAR’s Big Three drivers looking over their ...

Indians rest several regulars in loss

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is already thinking about the postseason. The Indians rested several of their regulars a day after clinching the AL Central and lost to the Detroit Tigers 6-4 Sunday as Jim Adduci homered and drove in a career-high four ...