Tom Withers, The Associated Press

Tom Withers

The Associated Press

Cleveland, OH, United States

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  • WWMT-TV
  • Daily Herald
  • Winnipeg Free Press
  • TIME.com
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Recent articles by Tom:

Mayfield feeling outside pressure after brutal day at Pittsburgh

Baker Mayfield spent much of Sunday afternoon running from the Pittsburgh Steelers. → Read More

Browns hold off Colts, are 4-1 for first time since 1994

Baker Mayfield passed for a season-high 247 yards and two touchdowns against the NFL's No. 1 defense, Myles Garrett forced a crucial safety in the fourth quarter and the Cleveland → Read More

Myles Garrett off to dominant start for Browns in 2020

Myles Garrett shrugged off his latest award with the same ease he shows when blasting past a helpless right tackle on his path to the quarterback. → Read More

Indians enter offseason of major decisions, uncertainty

A short, stressful 2020 season that ended two games into the playoffs is being followed by an equally harrowing offseason for the Indians. → Read More

Browns' Beckham 'good to go' to face Cowboys, Hunt questionable

Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. practiced after missing time with a back issue earlier this week and is expected to play Oct. 4 against the Dallas Cowboys. → Read More

Francisco Lindor on Indians: 'It’s a billion-dollar team. That’s all I can say'

As Francisco Lindor played in the longest nine-inning game in history, a nearly five-hour endurance test that ended in an empty stadium on October's first morning, he considered it may → Read More

Yankees sweep Indians 10-9 in draining game, meet Rays in ALDS

CLEVELAND (AP) — It took the New York Yankees nearly five hours on the field, carried them from Wednesday to Thursday and September into October to complete the sweep. They stumbled into the 2020 postseason. They’re standing tall now. DJ LeMahieu’s tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off closer Brad Hand sent the Yankees into the AL Division Series — and a matchup with rival Tampa Bay — after… → Read More

Indians' season ends with playoff loss to Yankees

DJ LeMahieu’s tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off Cleveland closer Brad Hand sent the Yankees into the AL Division Series with a wild 10-9 win over the Indians early → Read More

Indians' season ends with playoff loss to Yankees

DJ LeMahieu’s tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off Cleveland closer Brad Hand sent the Yankees into the AL Division Series with a wild 10-9 win over the Indians early → Read More

Yankees pound Indians, 12-3, in AL wild card opener

On a night for debates, Aaron Judge, Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees made quite an opening statement. → Read More

Mayfield, Chubb lead Browns past Washington and over .500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two more and the Browns moved over .500 for the first time since 2014 with a 34-20 → Read More

Baker Mayfield, Nick Chubb lead Browns in dominant win over Washington 34-20

Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes, Nick Chubb ran for two more and the Cleveland Browns moved over . 500 for the first time since 2014 with a 34-20 win Sunday over the Washington Football Team, which lost rookie defensive end Chase Young to a groin injury. With their second straight win under first-year coach Kevin Stefanski, the Browns are 2-1 for the first time since 2011. → Read More

Indians rally for 4-3 win, keep AL Central title hopes alive

Once again, the Indians grabbed water bottles, poured from the dugout and danced around the infield grass like little kids at recess. → Read More

Browns could be without Denzel Ward against Washington

The Browns could be without both of their projected starting cornerbacks on Sept. 27 against the Washington Football Team. → Read More

Browns could be without Denzel Ward against Washington

The Browns could be without both of their projected starting cornerbacks on Sept. 27 against the Washington Football Team. → Read More

Indians 7, White Sox 4: Santana's homer brings Cleveland to brink of playoff berth

CLEVELAND — The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party's on hold.In 2020, little goes as planned. → Read More

Indians on brink of playoff spot after win over White Sox

The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party’s on hold. → Read More

Indians on brink of playoff spot after win over White Sox

The Indians left Progressive Field on the brink of a playoff berth and went home. The party’s on hold. → Read More

Browns healing as three injured defenders back at practice

As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list of injured players on Sept. 20 during a cringe-worthy afternoon → Read More

Browns healing as three injured defenders back at practice

As several big names — Nick Bosa, Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and others — were added to a long list of injured players on Sept. 20 during a cringe-worthy afternoon → Read More