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Embiid scores 27, leads 76ers past Cavaliers 98-97

By AARON BRACY Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The shots weren't falling for the Philadelphia 76ers, so they clamped down on defense. Joel Embiid scored 27 points, including the go-ahead dunk with 13.2 seconds remaining, and Philadelphia held Cleveland without a point for the final 3 ...

Cook leads Missouri State past Cleveland St. 73-53

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook registered 19 points and nine rebounds as Missouri State romped past Cleveland State 73-53 on Tuesday night. Tulio Da Silva had 13 points and seven rebounds for Missouri State (2-1). Lamont West added 10 points. Kabir Mohammed had 11 rebounds for the ...

Wright State beats Tennessee Tech 85-80 in OT

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Bill Wampler scored 20 points and his go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime sparked a 10-5 run that lifted Wright State over Tennessee Tech 85-80 on Tuesday night. The Golden Eagles closed to 81-80 with 1:50 left in OT on Keishawn Davidson's layup, but Wright State's Jaylon ...

No. 18 Ohio State pulls away to beat Cincinnati 64-56

By STEVE HELWAGEN Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Chris Holtmann was so exasperated with his team's offense at halftime of Wednesday's season opener against Cincinnati that he tore up the game plan and started over from scratch. The adjustments led to the 18th-ranked ...

About face: Mayfield’s ‘stache a new topic as Browns slide

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield completed his media session without incident and even sported the same mustache he woke up wearing. At this point, those two things are considered progress for the Browns' struggling second-year quarterback. With Cleveland ...

Rookie Finley gets to show what he’s got vs blitzing Ravens

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Ryan Finley spent Sunday night watching Tom Brady get chased around by the Ravens' defense, the same one he'll face in his NFL debut with the Cincinnati Bengals. Finley's reaction? "I'm more worried about what we're doing," Finley said. Smart ...

Hunt eligible to play for Browns after 8-game NFL suspension

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Kareem Hunt can play again after serving his eight-game NFL suspension. The Cleveland Browns running back, who fell from one of the NFL's rising young stars to a violent offender, will play this week against the Buffalo Bills. Hunt has ...

‘Frustrated’ Browns QB Mayfield storms away from interview

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield's frustration finally boiled over. The losing is beating him. Annoyed with a reporter's line of questioning about a drive at the end of the first half in last week's loss at New England, the Browns fiery quarterback abruptly ...

Dalton disagrees with benching, timing of Bengals’ move

By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton disagrees with his benching by the Cincinnati Bengals and the way they waited until shortly before the trade deadline to inform him, leaving no time to see if another team was interested. Coach Zac Taylor decided Tuesday to switch to ...

Browns turn it over 3 straight plays, lose to Patriots 27-13

By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — This one slipped out of Cleveland's hands. On three plays in a row. The Browns turned the ball over on back-to-back-to-back plays in the first quarter on a rainy New England Sunday, leading to a pair of Patriots touchdowns that ...