Archive for the ‘Cleveland Browns’ Category

Report: Grigson returns to Browns as advisor

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson has returned to the Cleveland Browns to serve in an advisory and consulting role, NFL Network reported Thursday. Grigson, who turns 48 on Feb. 23, was previously with the Browns from May of 2017 until January of 2018 as an executive personnel consultant. New Browns general manager Andrew Berry worked in various scouting roles for the Colts from 2009-2015 and was also with the Browns during Grigson's first stint there.

A way-too-early look at 2020 NFL superlatives, predictions

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

For a league that plays six months a year, the NFL is a round-the-clock operation and it's never too early to look into the near future. Patrick Mahomes is the man of the hour, having led the Kansas City Chiefs to its second Super Bowl victory in franchise history, leading a stunning fourth-quarter comeback that will forever be immortalized through the magic of NFL Films. Spoiler alert: I see sustained greatness from Mahomes, even if it's not altogether a bold take.

Browns hire Scott Peters as assistant offensive line coach

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Scott Peters is better known in the MMA than he is in NFL circles. After retiring from the NFL in 2008, he opened an MMA gym, won multiple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world championships and launched “Tip of the Spear,” a proprietary instructional training and skill development system for football coaches and players. On Thursday, the Browns announced Peters as their new assistant offensive line coach.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Citing Kobe Bryant's death certificate, Los Angeles Fox affiliate KTTV reported the remains of the former Lakers star and his daughter were transferred to Pacific View Memorial Park and Mortuary in Corona del Mar. Kobe and Brianna were laid to rest in a private ceremony there last Friday. Kaepernick writing memoir about decision to protest during national anthem Colin Kaepernick, who sparked a national debate when he protested against racial injustice by kneeling during the U.S. national anthem, will publish a memoir later this year, the former NFL quarterback announced on Thursday.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

The new pitching rule is the major change, designed to speed up the game by eliminating some pitching changes. Any starter or reliever must face three batters, or pitch until the inning is over, before coming out of the game. Golf: All Blacks fan Lindberg tickled by tee-time with Barrett Major-winning Swedish golfer Pernilla Lindberg is looking forward to the "incredible challenge" of competing as the lone woman at the New Zealand Open where she will tee off with two-time World Rugby Player of the Year Beauden Barrett.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. The U.S. men's national team on Wednesday called on the U.S. Soccer Federation to at least triple the pay of women's national team players and accused the federation of "working very hard to sell a false narrative" in opposing their quest for higher pay. Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett was reinstated to the NFL on Wednesday, three months after the league handed down a record indefinite suspension for attacking an opposing player with his own helmet during a game.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. U.S. men's squad blasts federation, wants women's pay tripled The U.S. men's national team on Wednesday called on the U.S. Soccer Federation to at least triple the pay of women's national team players and accused the federation of "working very hard to sell a false narrative" in opposing their quest for higher pay. Last year, all 28 members of the U.S. women's squad sued the governing body for soccer in the United States, alleging gender discrimination ahead of their successful World Cup title defense.

NFL reinstates Cleveland defender Garrett after helmet brawl

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett, who infamously ripped the helmet off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph and hit him in the head with it, was reinstated Wednesday by the NFL. Garrett had been suspended indefinitely by the league since November 15, the day after his major role in a late-game brawl during Cleveland's 21-7 home victory over the Steelers. An appeal was denied and Garrett missed the final six games of the NFL season for the Browns, who lost their last three matches to miss the playoffs with a 6-10 record.

Browns’ Garrett reinstated after helmet-hit suspension

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett was reinstated to the NFL on Wednesday, three months after the league handed down a record indefinite suspension for attacking an opposing player with his own helmet during a game. Garrett, who met with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, will be allowed to participate in off-season workouts as a result of the ruling, the Browns said. "He is grateful to be reinstated, eager to put the past behind him and continue to evolve and grow as a leader," team General Manager Andrew Berry said in a statement.

Reuters Sports News Summary

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

F1 Chinese Grand Prix postponed due to coronavirus Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix has been postponed due to the recent outbreak of coronavirus in the country, organisers said on Wednesday. The race, in what is an important market for Formula One, was originally set to be held in Shanghai on April 19, but the governing body FIA and Formula One said in a statement that they had jointly decided to postpone it. NHL roundup: Blues' game postponed after Bouwmeester's collapse Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester collapsed on the team's bench due to a cardiac episode early in St. Louis' Tuesday road game against the Anaheim Ducks, prompting the game to be postponed.