Browns Plug Holes With Whitner, Dansby

CLEVELAND (AP) — With wads of money to spend, the Browns didn’t waste any time shoving millions into two defensive holes they created this winter. During the furious first few hours of free agency Tuesday, the team agreed to terms with strong safety Donte Whitner, a...

AP Source: Roberts’ Redskins Deal 4 Years, $16M

WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says receiver Andre Roberts’ deal with the Washington Redskins is worth a base value of $16 million over four years with $8 million guaranteed. The person says Roberts will get a $4 million signing bonus, and that the...

Health Insurance Sign-ups Reach Almost 79K In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say close to 79,000 Ohioans have picked health plans in the new insurance marketplace created by President Barack Obama’s health care law. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report Tuesday with the latest...

Masterson Throws 4 No-hit Innings In Indians Win

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland’s Justin Masterson threw four no-hit innings and Lonnie Chisenhall hit his first home run of spring training in the Indians’ 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. Arizona starter Trevor Cahill left the game after...

Posey Drives In 4 Runs To Lead Giants Over Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Buster Posey had a three-run homer off Tony Cingrani among his three hits, leading the San Francisco Giants over the Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Tuesday. Posey added an RBI double and a single as the Giants overcame a three-run deficit. The Reds scored three quick...

Giants 8, Reds 5

E_J.Ciriaco (1), Nelson (2). DP_San Francisco 2, Cincinnati 2. LOB_San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 8. 2B_Noonan (1), Posey (1), J.Perez (5), Hicks (5), T.Hudson (1), B.Hamilton (2), T.Frazier (1), Schumaker (2). 3B_Pence (1), Bernadina (2). HR_Posey (1), Adrianza (2), Schumaker (1)....
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Malaysia’s air force says jet may have turned back

AAA Mar. 11, 2014 10:39 PM ETMalaysia’s air force says jet may have turned back Over a dozen microphones are propped on a table as Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar answers questions from members of the media, raising their hands waiting their turn as seen in the...

Indians 7, Diamondbacks 1

DP_Cleveland 4, Arizona 2. LOB_Cleveland 6, Arizona 6. 2B_As.Cabrera (4), D.Paulino (1), R.Flores (2). HR_Chisenhall (1). CS_Duncan (1). SF_D.Adams. HBP_by Masterson (Prado, Duncan), by R.Hively (T.Naquin). WP_A.Adams. Umpires_Home, Paul Schrieber; First, Jim Joyce; Second, Chris...

Northeastern Ohio Experiences 5th Minor Earthquake

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A fifth minor earthquake has been recorded in an area of northeastern Ohio where state regulators have ordered a gas drilling company to halt operations. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 2.1 magnitude earthquake early Tuesday morning, about nine miles...

Free Agent Whitner Says He’s With Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent safety Donte Whitner says he’s agreed to a contract with the Browns, who have also reportedly signed inside linebacker Karlos Dansby. A two-time Pro Bowler with San Francisco and a Cleveland native, Whitner posted on his Twitter account...