Posts Tagged Cleveland

Singleton, Astros defeat sloppy Indians

Houston Astros' Jon Singleton gets doused with water in the dugout after a three-run home run against the Cleveland Indians in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jon Singleton’s homer capped a four-run ninth inning and the Houston Astros took advantage of Cleveland’s sloppy defense to defeat the Indians 5-1 on Friday night.

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Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014 photo, Joe James, 83, walks past an entrance with the original wall at League Park in Cleveland. The city of Cleveland has invested $6.3 million in restoring the old site of League Park, a historic site where the Cleveland Indians clinched their 1920 World Series title, Babe Ruth hit his 500th home run and where Joe DiMaggio extended his hitting streak to 56 games. Not much of the old ballbark, where Cy Young threw the first pitch in 1891 remains, but the new park will host high school and youth games on its all-turf field and will pay homage to the greats who once played there. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Even in Cleveland, League Park probably doesn’t mean much to a casual baseball fan. The former home of the Cleveland Indians sat neglected and largely forgotten for decades in a not-so-well-traveled east side neighborhood.

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Manziel fined $12,000 by for middle finger flip

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the penalty says Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel has been fined $12,000 by the NFL for flipping his middle finger at Washington’s sideline.

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Manziel, Browns agree he’s not ready to start

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) talks with Brian Hoyer during practice at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. Earlier head coach Mike Pettine names Hoyer as the regular season starter against the Steelers in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel pulled off his orange helmet, dropped to his left knee and watched from the side as Brian Hoyer worked with Cleveland’s starting offense during practice.

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AFC North trying to regain reputation as the best

Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson hugs quarterback Andy Dalton (14) prior to an NFL preseason football game against the New York Jets, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — They do things a little differently in the AFC North.

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