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Recent articles by Jeff:

Browns announce Watson will start vs. Jaguars – if he isn’t suspended first – News-Herald

Browns coach Kevin Stefanski a week ago hinted Deshaun Watson would start against the Jaguars on Aug. 12, and now the team has made those plans official. The Browns on Aug. 10 announced Watson will… → Read More

Cavaliers announce preseason schedule; Sexton negotiations stalled

NFL training camps are in high gear, Halloween decorations are already on store shelves and the start of the 2022-23 NBA season is just around the next corner. The Cavaliers on Aug. 10 announced th… → Read More

Goodell digs in about wanting Browns QB Watson suspended all of 2022

The NFL is digging in and it isn’t backing down. Not one inch. → Read More

Browns return specialist Jakeem Grant suffers Achilles tendon injury

The Browns are on the lookout for a return specialist again, just as they thought they had that problem solved. → Read More

Schedule gets tougher for Guardians in last third of season

Guardians takeaways from Aug. 8 on their first day off since the All-Star break: Fifty-four games — exactly one-third of the season — spread over 16 series remain for the Guardians as they try to o… → Read More

Kareem Hunt returns to team drills; Browns nix his trade request

Kareem Hunt retuned to team drills with the Browns on Aug. 7 after boycotting that portion of practice the last two days because he is unhappy with his contract situation. Hunt is in the final seas… → Read More

Bad 40 time hasn’t slowed Browns cornerback A.J. Green’s progress – Morning Journal

A bad 40 time sticks to a football player like a criminal record, like a tattoo he instantly regrets getting. → Read More

Star crash: Guardians designate Franmil Reyes for assignment

Franmil Reyes’ star has crashed like a boulder falling out of the clouds. → Read More

Guardians’ bats go silent when Zach Plesac pitches

Zach Plesac has to be the best 2-10 pitcher in Indians/Guardians history. → Read More

Three injuries can’t keep Browns’ Jack Conklin down

Jack Conklin was knocked down by three injuries last season that could make some fans squeamish just to read about, let alone experience. → Read More

Watson expected to play preseason opener; Browns players eager for resolution

Deshaun Watson is expected to play when the Browns open their 2022 preseason Aug. 12 against the Jaguars in Jacksonville. It would be his first NFL game since the 2020 finale when he played for the… → Read More

NFL appeals six-game suspension for Browns QB Watson; court battle looms

The National Football League on Aug. 3 informed the NFL players’ union it is appealing disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson’s recommendation that Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson shoul… → Read More

Quiet Cooper, DPJ replace flamboyant Beckham, Landry as Browns’ leaders – Morning Journal

The wide receiver room inside Browns headquarters at 76 Lou Groza Boulevard has gone through a dramatic makeover without a new paint job, different pictures on the wall or rearranged furniture. → Read More

Guardians stand pat at trade deadline while Twins, White Sox improve

Team president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti watched the clock tick down to the 6 p.m. Aug. 2 trade deadline, watched the American League Central rival Twins and White Sox improve their ro… → Read More

Confident Brissett ready to step in as Browns QB when Watson is banished

Jacoby Brissett has starred in this movie before, and not that long ago. → Read More

Confident Brissett ready to step in as Browns QB when Watson is banished

Jacoby Brissett has starred in this movie before, and not that long ago. → Read More

Jacoby Brissett can hold fort for Browns during Deshaun Watson’s suspension

Since I wasn’t witness to any of the massage sessions that got Deshaun Watson in trouble, and since I didn’t sit in on the three-day hearing Sue L. Robinson conducted in late June, I wo… → Read More

Source: Decision on Deshaun Watson punishment coming Aug. 1

Disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson is prepared to announce on Aug. 1 whether she has concluded Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson should be suspended for violating the NFL’s personal conduct… → Read More

David Njoku is now the big cheese in Browns’ tight end room – Morning Journal

David Njoku is in a happy place now. A contented yet hungry smile has replaced the scowl the Browns tight end once wore daily. Njoku is now THE MAN in the tight end room. General manager Andrew Be… → Read More

Don’t expect a blockbuster move by Guardians at trade deadline – Morning Journal

The trade deadline is Aug. 2, and the only thing that has changed for the Guardians over the last month is if they are going to acquire bullpen help, a catcher that can hit or a corner outfielder, … → Read More