Tom Withers | The Associated Press
The 33-year-old Thomas said coach Hue Jackson’s future will have no bearing on his future. Thomas has been in Jackson’s corner for some time, and although the Browns are on the verge of a 0-16 season, he hasn’t changed his mind.
The Cleveland Indians have signed free agent first baseman Yonder Alonso to a two-year, $16 million contract, a less expensive replacement for Carlos Santana.
LeBron James had 34 points and Kevin Love followed up with 27 as the Cavs snapped the Bulls 7-game winning streak at The Q on Thursday night.
The Cavaliers have assigned injured point guard Isaiah Thomas to their Canton G-League team so he can practice.
Thomas said he could be on the floor in games as early as next week for Cleveland after being sidelined with a hip injury that knocked him out of last season’s playoffs.
Joe Flacco threw a touchdown pass, ran for a score and beat Cleveland again as the Baltimore Ravens stayed on track for the AFC playoffs with a 27-10 win Sunday over the Browns, now two losses from becoming the NFL’s second 0-16 team.
Baltimore’s coach isn’t buying that his team’s last three regular-season games are gimmes, and he refused to allow his players to feel comfortable as they prepared to play their final road game on Sunday against the lowly Browns (0-13), who are hoping to dodge disgrace as the second 0-16 team in NFL history.
Brett Hundley threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams in overtime as the Packers rallied from a two-touchdown deficit in the fourth quarter for a 27-21 win on Sunday over the Cleveland Browns, who remain winless.
With Rodgers on the verge of returning from a broken collarbone after missing seven games, the Packers (6-6) have stayed in the hunt for a spot in the NFC playoffs without their starting quarterback and can’t avoid a letdown Sunday against the Browns, who may be winless but are also dangerous.
LeBron James drained a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left and finished with 32 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers tied a franchise record with their 13th straight win, 101-95 over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.