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News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland, OH, United States

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Past articles by Lauren:

Baker Mayfield wants Duke Johnson's loyalty after he requests trade

Tuesday was the first day of Browns mandatory minicamp and already there appeared to be a rift between teammates. → Read More

Among the players trying to earn a roster spot with the Browns is Nat King Cole's grandson

Nat King Cole's grandson Wyatt Ray is trying to earn a roster spot with the Browns. → Read More

NFL Players Association sends letter to agents about potential work stoppage in 2021

On Tuesday, NFL Player's Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith sent out a letter to NFL agents advising them to save 50 percent of their salary and bonuses as well as their Performance Based Pay amounts they earn over the next two years due to a potential work stoppage. → Read More

Indians honor breast cancer survivor with opportunity to throw first pitch

At 29 years old, Seville resident Heather Kokinda was the mother of a five-month-old baby girl. → Read More

Kindergarten teacher fondly remembers Ohio State's Dre'Mont Jones as he enters the NFL Draft

Former Ohio State defensive lineman Dre’Mont Jones is among the players expected to be selected in the early rounds of the 2019 NFL Draft. But before scouts approached him and Buckeye fans screamed his name, Jones was standout in Jane Ann Ehretsman’s kindergarten class at Robert Fulton Elementary school in Cleveland. “He was really tall, a good sized kid, but tall for kindergarten. I thought he… → Read More

Lifelong Indians fan attends 43rd straight home opener

For 48-year-old Indians fan Jason Greene, the Indians game on April 1 marked more than just the first home game of the season. This year, Greene attended his 43rd straight opening day game. His grandfather took him to his first home opener back in 1977. → Read More

Solon graduate looks to make Olympic history

As a Solon High School and Kent State graduate, Reggie Jagers aspires to make history by becoming the first African-American to medal in the discus event in the Olympics. It’s his family’s personal history that is partly motivating him. → Read More

Veteran offensive lineman thinks Kitchens will be a popular choice with players

The Browns current roster of players has been relatively honest. After the Browns fired former head coach Hue Jackson, rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield made it very clear who he likes, and who he does not. He called Jackson “fake” on social media while he praised newly-promoted offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens, who will now be named the team's next head coach . Mayfield isn't the only one… → Read More

Duke Johnson shares his reason for the season

Duke Johnson takes children shopping for the holiday season as part of the Shop With A Pro event → Read More

Akron Zips soccer headed to College Cup

The Akron Zips will play in the College Cup on Friday against Michigan State in Santa Barbara, California. → Read More

Players say Coach Meyer helped them find their ‘why'

Former Buckeye and NFL linebacker Joshua Perry started at Ohio State in 2012, the same year Urban Meyer took over as head coach. Jim Tressel and Luke Fickell recruited Perry, and Meyer made it abundantly clear that he didn’t want the young linebacker. → Read More

Baker Mayfield embraces being different than those who came before him

On Wednesday Browns head coach Gregg Williams tried to put aside the questions about Baker Mayfield’s social media post calling his former head coach, Hue Jackson, fake. → Read More

Browns becoming desirable location for free agents

The Browns are attempting to transform their organization into a winning franchise. → Read More

St. Edward's football team comes together as a united front ahead of state title game

St. Edward's head coach Tom Lombardo, along with many of his assistant coaches, dressed in raincoats on Monday, as their players practiced in sweats. As a group they joyfully sang the Christmas Carol Let It Snow. It was a stark difference from the team we highlighted in the preseason. But it wasn't just the absence of sunshine and the addition of a chorus that's changed for this team. → Read More

Woman who coached on Arizona Cardinals' staff says female head coach 'a few years' away

Will a woman ever be a head coach of an NFL team, and if so, who will it be and when? → Read More

News 5 reporter Lauren Brill asks: Is it too soon to believe in Baker?

Fans and Browns personnel alike have shown little hesitation in labeling Baker Mayfield the future of this franchise, but is it too soon? → Read More

'We are not frustrated to the point of fracture' — Team stands behind Coach Jackson

Browns head coach Hue Jackson currently owns a 3-35-1 record during his tenure thus far in Berea. Following the team's 26-23 overtime loss to Tampa on Sunday, many fans calling for a change at the helm of the team, but internally the organization appears comfortable with the staff in place. → Read More

Browns player Chris Hubbard opens up about mental health

Browns offensive lineman, Chris Hubbard, shares his battle with depression while encouraging people to prioritize their mental health. → Read More

All losses are not the same

All losses may count the same in the standings, but according to the Browns they don't all feel the same in the locker room. On Sunday the Browns fell to the L.A. Chargers, 38-14. The loss impacted the team differently than past failures this season. → Read More

Richard Jefferson announces his retirement on Instagram

He may no longer be a Cavalier, but Richard Jefferson is beloved by many Cavs fans. → Read More