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Browns’ Britt Looks To Rebound After Drop In Opener

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kenny Britt was signed by the Browns to be a playmaker and a leader for their young wide receivers. One game into the regular season, his starting spot is in jeopardy. Britt dropped an on-target, downfield throw from DeShone Kizer in the fourth quarter Sunday,...

Hite: I’ll be running again in 2018

State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, likes the job so much he plans to run for re-election in 2018. Hite was the guest speaker Wednesday at a Findlay Kiwanis lunch held at The Dock at St. Marks United Methodist Church. Should he win re-election, Hite said he will have the longest...

Irma’s Life And Demise: 2 Weeks Of Destruction And Fear

WASHINGTON (AP) — Irma, which flattened some Caribbean islands and enveloped nearly all of Florida in its fury, no longer exists. The open Atlantic’s most powerful hurricane on record finally sputtered out as an ordinary rainstorm over Ohio and Indiana. Irma’s...

Jason Day Parts With Only Caddie He Ever Had

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jason Day says his longtime coach will no longer be his caddie. In a surprising move, Day says he has parted ways with Colin Swatton, but that he wants to keep him as his coach. Day was 12 when he went to a golf academy in Australia where Swatton coached....

Watch Out: Sacks Galore Likely In Texans At Bengals

Judging by the performances of their blockers in the opening week of the season, it’s fair to wonder if there will be more sacks than points in Thursday night’s game between the Texans and Bengals. Cincinnati allowed Andy Dalton to be trapped five times, half as much...

Indians 5, Tigers 3

E_B.Shaw (2), Y.Diaz (3). DP_Cleveland 1. LOB_Detroit 7, Cleveland 4. 2B_Castellanos (30), Candelario (7), Lindor (37), Jose.Ramirez (48). 3B_C.Santana (3). HR_Bruce (34), R.Perez (6). Umpires_Home, Quinn Wolcott; First, Brian O’Nora; Second, Paul Emmel; Third, Scott Barry....

Dalton The Focus As Bengals, Texans Get Past Awful Openers

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton was dreadful in the Bengals’ opener, turning over the ball five times and finishing with the second-lowest passer rating of his career. He’ll have one thing in his favor Thursday night: He tends not to let bad days linger. The crowd at...

Blackjack!!: Indians Set AL Record With 21st Straight Win

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to set a AL winning-streak record and join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games. Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer off Buck Farmer...

Ravens QB Flacco Feeling Good About Results In Delayed Debut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In his 2017 debut, Joe Flacco put up numbers unworthy of flowery superlatives. Under other circumstances, the quarterback’s statistics in Baltimore’s 20-0 victory over Cincinnati would be considered downright awful: Nine for 17 for 121 yards,...

Texans-Bengals Capsule

HOUSTON (0-1) at CINCINNATI (0-1) Thursday, 8:25 p.m. EDT, NFL Network OPENING LINE — Bengals by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Houston 0-1, Cincinnati 0-1 SERIES RECORD — Texans lead 7-4 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Bengals 12-10, Dec. 24, 2016 LAST WEEK — Texans lost to Jaguars 29-7;...