Latest by Tom Withers

Published on October 18, 2018 - Page 23
CLEVELAND — Major League Baseball has concluded that a Houston Astros employee was only monitoring opposing dugouts during the postseason to make...
Published on October 10, 2018 - Page 8
CLEVELAND — For the third year in a row, the unmistakable aroma of champagne wafted into the hallway outside the visitor’s clubhouse following the...
Published on October 10, 2018 - Page 8
CLEVELAND — When the challenge arose in August, the Houston Astros responded like champions. They’re doing it again in October. Two months ago,...
Published on October 4, 2018 - Page 24
CLEVELAND — October’s immense pressure can breed stars or break them. Last year, it cracked Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez. Dynamic from April...
Published on September 27, 2018 - Page 25
BEREA, Ohio — Baker Mayfield dragged more than a Heisman Trophy with him into the NFL. There was other baggage, including a well-earned reputation as...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 17
CLEVELAND — The beer-fueled bash spilled into the streets around FirstEnergy Stadium as delirious Browns fans walked — some staggered — while...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 21
CLEVELAND — Sam Darnold once thought he’d be wearing an orange helmet just a few shades brighter than his hair color. But the former USC star wasn’t...
Published on September 9, 2018 - Page 23
CLEVELAND — For the Browns, winning the season opener over Pittsburgh could bring closure. The end of a 17-game losing streak. The first opening-...
Published on September 6, 2018 - Page 19
BEREA, Ohio — Myles Garrett has shredded Ben Roethlisberger. It’s time to tear up the real Big Ben. If he can get his hands on him. Cleveland’s...
Published on August 28, 2018 - Page 11
BEREA, Ohio — Nothing is guaranteed with Josh Gordon, equal parts mysterious and mesmerizing. The wide receiver’s ill-fated career has included too...