Cavaliers open season with 102-99 win over Irving and the Celtics

LeBron James and Kevin Love were not about to let Kyrie Irving steal this one from them, try as he might. Irving, playing at The Q for the first time in a jersey other than the Cavs, missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and Cleveland beat the Boston Celtics 102-99 in the NBA’s season opener. […]

Indians season ends earlier than expected, falling to Yankees 5-2

In February, the Indians held a team meeting in Goodyear, Ariz. They talked about all the things teams talk about at the start of the season. Most of all they talked about being the last team standing at the end of the season. That would be last team standing as in winning the World Series. […]

Indians beat Yankees 4-0 to take ALDS game one

The Yankees found out what they are up against on Thursday night, and the Indians showed precisely why they are no longer the underdogs who reached the World Series a year ago. Behind an overpowering outing by Trevor Bauer and some offensive heroics from Jay Bruce, Cleveland took Game 1 of the American League Division […]

Colts beat Browns 31-28

It was too little, too late for the Browns in Indianapolis. Despite a late rally, Cleveland fell to the Colts, 31-28, Sunday afternoon at Lucas Oil Stadium on a day that watched a young team struggle on both sides of the ball. They didn’t have much of an answer for Pro Bowl receiver T.Y. Hilton, […]

Packers beat Bengals 27-24 in OT

The Bengals lost in overtime Sunday when kicker Mason Crosby hit a 27-yard field goal doomed them, 27-24, after Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers found wide receiver Geronimo Allison for 72 yards on Green Bay’s only possession. The Bengals went three-and-out to start the OT and failed to get a touchdown in the game’s final 46 […]

Crew SC knock off Red Bulls 3-2

In a high-stakes match in Columbus during the push for the Major League Soccer playoffs on Saturday evening, Crew SC came away with a pivotal, 3-2, victory over the New York Red Bulls thanks to goals by midfielder Justin Meram and defenders Jonathan Mensah and Josh Williams. The ever-playmaking Federico Higuain wrote history at MAPFRE […]

Buckeyes roll over UNLV 54-21

Seven different Ohio State receivers caught touchdown passes and the Buckeyes threw for a school-record 474 yards as they rolled to a 54-21 victory over UNLV on a hot September afternoon in Ohio Stadium. The seven receivers catching TD passes was also an OSU single-game record, breaking the old mark of five which was set […]

Ravens beat Browns 24-10

As the Browns prepared for their first road trip of 2017 earlier this week, coach Hue Jackson made clear the Ravens and their tenacious defense would pose a challenge. As it turns out, he was right. Cleveland was overpowered by Baltimore, 24-10, Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium in a game where it was undone by […]

Texans beat Bengals 13-9

Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson’s two busted plays broke the Bengals’ heart Thursday night in a 13-9 loss before a baffled 52,942 at Paul Brown Stadium that left their shattered offense without a touchdown after two games for the first time in their history. And it leaves their season at 0-2 after two excruciating home […]

Indians break AL win streak record with 21st straight victory

There was a moment on Wednesday afternoon when it felt like this incredible run by the Indians might finally find its finish line. Jay Bruce quickly saw to it that such thoughts were fleeting, delivering a first-inning home run that kept Cleveland’s magic alive and helped the team go where no American League club had […]