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Browns beef up with linemen Shelton, Erving in first round

Washington defensive lineman Danny Shelton picks up NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as he celebrates after being selected by the Cleveland Browns as the 12th pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft,  Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Danny Shelton didn’t need long to record his first NFL sack.

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Browns take FSU lineman Cameron Erving at No. 19

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns selected offensive lineman Cameron Erving with the No. 19 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.

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Cleveland jock tax on out-of-town athletes unconstitutional

In this March 7, 2013, file photo, Jeff Saturday speaks at an NFL football news conference in Indianapolis, after signing a one day contract in order to retire as an Indianapolis Colt. The Ohio Supreme Court has found unconstitutional the method that Cleveland uses for taxing professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city. The court said Saturday shouldn't have been taxed at all by Cleveland during the 2008 season because he was injured and not in the city for the days he was taxed. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The way Cleveland taxes professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city is unconstitutional because it violates athletes’ due process rights, the Ohio Supreme Court said Thursday.

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Kipnis, Salazar help Indians break losing streak

Cleveland Indians’ Jason Kipnis, right, is congratulated by Michael Bourn, left, and Roberto Perez after Kipnis hit a three-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura in the third inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Cleveland. Bourn and Perez scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Danny Salazar overcame a scary moment and a hot ballclub to remain unbeaten and help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak.

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Royals’ Escobar hit in head by pitch

Kansas City Royals’ Alcides Escobar (2) and Mike Moustakas (8) celebrate after both score on a two-RBI single hit by Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was hit in the head by a pitch from Cleveland’s Danny Salazar in the fifth inning on Wednesday.

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