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Cleveland Browns sticking with rookie DeShone Kizer at QB

Cleveland Browns sticking with rookie DeShone Kizer at QB

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BEREA, Ohio -- The learning experience has been one of bruises and bumps in the road for Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer, and the process is going to continue despite the 0-4 start. Head coach Hue Jackson made it clear he plans to stick with Kizer despite inserting backup quarterback Kevin Hogan with 6:30 left in the fourth quarter of the 31-7 loss to the Bengals on Sunday. Hogan drove the Browns to their only touchdown -- a 1-yard run by Duke Johnson with 1:54 remaining. "I thought yesterday (Kizer) played as well as he played all year," Jackson said on Monday. "With the exception of missing a couple of read-IDs (reading the safeties) and protection, he played lights out. He didn't take sacks. He threw the ball away. He didn't have turnovers. So that's improvement. So I ...
Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, three others interested in RHP Sonny Gray

Cleveland Indians, New York Yankees, three others interested in RHP Sonny Gray

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July 15 (UPI) -- Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray has been linked to the Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians and two more teams in trade talks.Last week, Athletics general manager Billy Beane told Peter Gammons that not one team called to open negotiations for the right-hander.On Friday, sources told MLB Network that the Cubs continue to show interest in Gray, despite acquiring Jose Quintana from the Chicago White Sox last week.Sources told FanRag Sports that the Yankees are one of "many" teams to check in on Gray, but are "reluctant" to give up their best prospects.Sources told ESPN Saturday that the Indians were among those interested teams "evaluating" Gray. The Boston Globe reported that the Athletics are closely following the Houston Astros' farm system and there is ...