Four Ohio State players suspended for season opener

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Defensive end Joey Bosa, running backs Jalin Marshall and Dontre Wilson, and wide receiver Corey Smith have all been suspended for Ohio State’s season opener at Virginia Tech for violating Department of Athletics policy, the Buckeyes announced at Big Ten Media Day on Thursday. According to Joe Schad of ESPN, the suspensions are due to marijuana

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Browns Training Camp: McCown, Hartline chime in on Terrelle Pryor’s move to WR

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Can he actually do it? That’s the question on the minds of a great many as Cleveland Browns training camp gets underway in Berea: Can former Ohio State (and Oakland Raider) quarterback Terrelle Pryor successfully make the move to wide receiver in his fourth NFL season? His physical bonafides are well-known. He’s listed at 6-foot-4

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Browns Training Camp: Tramon Williams ready for competition, a fresh start

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Tramon Williams has been to the top of the NFL mountain. He was a Green Bay Packer for his first eight years in the league, which included a Super Bowl win and a Pro Bowl selection in 2010. His 28 career interceptions are the seventh most among active players, and his 427 interception return yards

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Indians trade Brandon Moss for St. Louis prospect Rob Kaminsky

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Late night rumors quickly turned into early morning confirmation, as the Cleveland Indians have reportedly traded Brandon Moss to the St. Louis Cardinals. In return, the Indians will receive pitching prospect Rob Kaminsky, a 2013 first-round pick. SB Nation’s Chris Cotillo was first to report murmurs on Wednesday night. St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Bernie Miklasz confirmed the

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Alex Mack good to go for training camp

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The Cleveland Browns are never short on question marks going into training camp, but at least one of those can be changed to a period. In this case, an exclamation mark may even be warranted: Pro Bowl center Alex Mack has been fully cleared to participate in training camp (!) Per ESPN’s Pat McManamon, head

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Joey Bosa and Ezekiel Elliott named preseason Big Ten Players of the Year

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With the college football season less than two months away, the Ohio State Buckeyes are looking to repeat as both Big Ten Champions and National Champions. On Monday, Big Ten Media members voted for their preseason awards, which were dominated by the scarlet and gray. Defensive end Joey Bosa, who was the 2014 Defensive Player of

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Goodbye, Good Guy: Indians trade OF David Murphy

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On the heels of a five-game losing streak, and with talk of possible trades circulating for days, the Indians made a move Tuesday evening, sending left-handed outfielder David Murphy, as well as cash considerations, to the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Double-A shortstop Eric Stamets. Twenty-three-year-old Stamets is a native of Dublin, Ohio who bats and

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Trevor Bauer nominated for Bob Feller Act of Valor Award

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It’s not a Cy Young, but Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer has been nominated for another award named after an all-time great hurler: the Heater from Van Meter himself, Bob Feller. Bauer is among 15 MLB players up for the 2015 Bob Feller Act of Valor Award, named after the Indians Hall of Famer. Three among

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ESPN really, really likes the Cavs-Blazers deal

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Late Sunday night, NBA fans caught word that the Cleveland Cavaliers and Portland Trailblazers agreed to a deal that sent to players—Brendan Haywood and Mike Miller—to the Pacific Northwest in exchange for cold hard cash and a decently sized gift card to be used later. Cleveland added in a couple of second-round picks in order

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Matthew Dellavedova agrees to one-year deal with Cavs

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The pieces continue to fall into place. After being rumored to have been looking for a $4 million-per-year deal in the free agent market, Matthew Dellavedova will reportedly return to Cleveland on what looks to be a $1.2 million contract, the team’s qualifying offer. ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin was first to report this news. Dellavedova will

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Cavs trade Brendan Haywood, Mike Miller, picks to Blazers for trade exceptions

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The Cavs have finally found a taker for Brendan Haywood and his $10.5 million non-guaranteed contract. The minor shocker is that they’ve traded away Mike Miller as part of the deal. Per the NBA’s chief news breaker, Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the Cavaliers have traded Haywood and Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers along with

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Johnny Manziel trains with Jon Gruden ahead of Browns training camp

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Second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel has been on his best behavior this summer, and he recently went for some extra credit by spending some time in Tampa, Florida with former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden. Charlie Campbell of WalterFootball.com was first with the report, with the Akron Beacon Journal‘s Nate Ulrich confirming. From Ulrich:

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Indians to unveil Larry Doby statue amidst weekend festivities

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The Cleveland Indians have been scuffling on the field as their chances at the postseason seem to decrease at nearly a direct proportional rate of the increase in trade rumors each day. However, the Indians continue to show some great customer service by jam-packing the weekend with festivities including the long-awaited unveiling of the Larry

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Ohio State’s Braxton Miller moving from QB to wide receiver

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With the start of the NCAA football season a little more than a month away, a piece of the quarterback puzzle has fallen into place for the Ohio State Buckeyes. While we don’t yet know who will start, we’re beginning to see who won’t. Braxton Miller confirmed to Sports Illustrated‘s Pete Thamel on Thursday night that he

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Champ is (still) here: Cavs agree to deal with James Jones

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I mean, would you leave LeBron James? James “Champ” Jones has apparently decided no, as the 34-year-old forward has agreed to a one-year contract to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, per NEOMG’s Chris Haynes. Jones kept his word, as he said he would be back in Cleveland “for sure” just last week. The deal is reportedly for the minimum, which will

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Cavs trade Rakeem Christmas; Brendan Haywood deal to follow?

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Christmas has been traded in July. The Cleveland Cavaliers have sent the rights to forward/center Rakeem Christmas, the No. 36 overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for the Los Angeles Lakers’ 2019 second-round pick, Cavs GM David Griffin announced today. The Pacers acquired that pick earlier this month

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MLB Trade Rumors: Indians listening to offers for Carlos Carrasco

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Carlos Carrasco is the latest Cleveland Indian to see his name floated on the trade market, as Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Cleveland Indians have been listening to offers for their starting pitchers. He goes on to state that conversations centered around Carlos Carrasco have been had between the Indians and the Toronto

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Teams interested in Mike Aviles; Indians won’t trade him while daughter battles leukemia

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The Cleveland Indians front office can’t necessarily get their lineup to hit better with runners on base, but they can control what happens to a coveted player in the trade market. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, Chris Antonetti and company have been receiving some calls regarding utility man Mike Aviles, but due to some

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MLB Trade Rumors: Lonnie Chisenhall reportedly available

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it’s not exactly selling high, but it appears that the Cleveland Indians have made third baseman, and former first-round draft pick, Lonnie Chisenhall available for trade. ESPN.com’s Buster Olney reports that the inexpensive Chisenhall could be the target of a team looking for a left-handed bat to fill a utility spot. Selected with the 29th

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Joe Haden opens up about the R-word and the Special Olympics

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The R-word is used a lot in this day and age, often to belittle others. It’s a hurtful word to many, and some people use the word to describe someone who does something stupid or wrong, while forgetting its true meaning. In an interview with Steve Wulf of ESPN, Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden opened up about the use

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