On Rajai Davis' Speed, Abraham Almonte's Big Hit, The Indians' Resolve, A Close Call For Cody Allen In The 9th | Extra FramesThe Cleveland Indians scored four in the bottom of the seventh to pick up a 5-3 come-from-behind victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night at Progressive Field. This column features my takeaways from Friday's game. If you want more baseball coverage, you can follow me on Twitter (@TJZuppe).
Browns Camp Notes: Joe Haden Close To Returning, Aiming To Return To Pro Bowl FormJoe Haden is getting closer to returning after running the conditioning drill and is expected to be ready for week 1.
Hue Jackson On QB Competition: "I Will Play The Best Player"It's been widely assumed that it is Robert Griffin III's job to lose. That might not be the case after all.
Indians Place Reliever Jeff Manship On DL, Activate Zach McAllister; Jim Thome Disappointed By Albert Belle's Absense At Indians HOF Weekend: Tribe NotesThe Cleveland Indians have placed right-handed reliever Jeff Manship on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced on Friday afternoon. In his place, the club activated reliever Zach McAllister from the DL.
Robert Griffin And Josh McCown On Board With Quick QB CompetitionFirst-year head coach Hue Jackson doesn't plan on investing much time with it. Jackson said Thursday he'll name a starter before the Browns travel to Green Bay Aug. 12 for their preseason opener.
The Pros And Cons Of Players Indians Are Rumored To Be Pursuing Prior To Trade DeadlineOne of the names the Cleveland Indians have been linked to in reported trade speculation, Eduardo Nunez, was dealt from the Minnesota Twins to the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night, but there are still several players rumored to be on the move and would fit with the Tribe. Here is a rundown of some of the Indians' reported interest and the reasoning behind it.
Browns Camp Notes: Desmond Bryant Officially Out For The SeasonBryant, who is expected to make a full recovery, led the Browns with a career-high 6 sacks in 2015.
Josh Gordon Says He Was Selfish Player, Vows He's Changed And Ready To Make Most Of Return To BrownsGordon found out by reading Bleacher Report that he been conditionally reinstated by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday.
Isaiah Crowell Seeks Forgiveness For Post, Understands Fan BacklashCrowell understands there are fans who don't want his apology and who won't be as forgiving or welcoming as the Browns have been.
Browns Welcome Josh Gordon Back But Plan To Hold Him AccountableGordon's return to the field is on hold after he reported to camp with a quadriceps injury that will sideline him for a few weeks.
Hue Jackson: Browns To Name Starting QB Before Preseason OpenerJackson declined to outline how he plans to divide reps during camp between Robert Griffin III and Josh McCown.
Browns Camp Preview: What To Watch ForThe franchise went through yet another overhaul this offseason from top to bottom that filtered deep into a roster that under-performed over the last few seasons. Although there's really no place to go but up, there is quite a lot to watch for as camp kicks off.