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  • Brantley Closing in on New Deal with Tribe

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A key cog in the 2013 Cleveland Indians run to the playoffs appears to be staying put for a little while longer as he closes in on a new long-term deal. Fox 8 confirmed that Michael Brantley is on the verge of signing his name on the dotted line of a four-year $25 million deal. The versatile Brantley played all three outfield positions a year ago, while batting .284 with 10 homers and 73 RBI. He also […]

  • Browns New Head Coach Adds 11 to Staff

    CLEVELAND– Cleveland Browns Head Coach Mike Pettine named 11 assistants to his initial coaching staff. Pettine named George DeLeone assistant offensive line coach, Chris DiSanto assistant strength and conditioning coach, Richard Hightower offensive quality control coach, Dowell Loggains quarterbacks coach, Derik Keyes assistant strength and conditioning coach, Mike McDaniel wide receivers coach, Andy Moeller offensive line coach, Wilbert Montgomery running backs coach, Paul Ricci strength and conditioning coach, Tony Tuioti defensive quality control coach and Anthony Weaver defensive line coach. […]

  • UH Named Official Health Care Partner of Browns

    CLEVELAND — University Hospitals is now the health care partner of the Cleveland Browns and will be for the next ten years. The partnership was made official on Friday. “We are extremely pleased to announce this partnership with University Hospitals,” said Cleveland Browns President Alec Scheiner. “Health and safety are very important issues not only for our players but also for our staff. Our goal is to continually and aggressively look at how we can positively affect our organization. Through […]

  • Who Will They Select? National Letter of Intent Day

    Today marks a huge day for student athletes all over Northeast Ohio. February 5 is “National Letter of Intent Day,’  the first day area young men and women are able to declare where they hope to continue their post-high careers. Several ceremonies were held at various high schools to signify the day. http://storify.com/fox8news/national-letter-of-intent-day-reaction#publicize

  • Dead Body Found in East CLE

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – The East Cleveland Police Department is searching for clues after a dead body was discovered Sunday morning. The man’s death is being investigated as a homicide. East Cleveland police confirmed that the man’s body was discovered in front of an apartment building along Doan Avenue, near Euclid Avenue, sometime around 9:30 a.m. Agents from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation along with East Cleveland detectives responded to the scene to begin collecting evidence. No word on the […]

  • Bynum Picked Up By Pacers

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Andrew Bynum has found a home back in the NBA.  A month after being suspended by the Cavaliers for conduct detrimental to the team and subsequently traded, the troubled center has been signed by the Pacers for the rest of the season. Bynum never played and was released by Chicago after a trade on January 7.  The Cavs acquired Luol Deng and drafts picks in the swap. He now joins fellow seven-footer Roy Hibbert in the middle […]

  • Sin Tax Renewal to be Placed on May Ballot

    CLEVELAND, Ohio —  Cuyahoga County voters will have the final say on whether or not to continue to support all of Cleveland’s sports teams, when they go to the polls in May, as they will vote for a 20-year renewal of the county-wide sin tax. This, after Tuesday’s unanimous (11-0) approval by county council in favor to let the residents decide on the measure. The extra tax on tobacco and alcohol has generated over $300 million from 1992-2012 and allows […]

  • Sin Tax Push: Cleveland Sports Teams Speak Up

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Representatives from the Browns, Indians, and Cavaliers took to the Cuyahoga County Council board room Tuesday afternoon to petition members in hopes to renew the county-wide sin tax for another 20 years. The sin tax is an added tax on alcohol and cigarettes throughout the county. While the vote is still a week away, the standing-room only crowd in attendance heard from all three professional sports teams along with officials from the Gateway Economic Corp., who oversees the […]

  • Super Bowl On The Line; Conference Title Games Set

    CLEVELAND, Ohio —  While the Browns coaching search continues, the NFL’s final four squares off on Sunday to set up the matchup for Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2 in New York on FOX 8. The first game on Sunday, pits familiar faces.  Tom Brady and the Patriots (12-4) travel to Denver to bang heads with Peyton Manning and the conference- best Broncos (13-3). Brady is 10-4 in his career versus Manning, stemming from his days with the Colts.  In […]

  • Kosar To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

    CLEVELAND, Ohio —  The Browns most iconic figure, Bernie Kosar, will be honored later this month by receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th Annual Greater Cleveland Sports Awards.  Nick VanDemark, Communication Manager from the commission made the announcement on Monday night. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a sports figure who has made a lasting impact on the Cleveland community, and will be presented to Kosar on January 23 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel Grand Ballroom. “I am humbled […]

  • FirstEnergy Stadium Facelift Begins

    CLEVELAND, Ohio —  Let the FirstEnergy Stadium facelift begin. FOX 8 News found work crews and equipment descend on the 15-year-old structure on Monday morning, as the multi-million dollar renovation project got underway. Construction teams were seen inside and outside of the stadium erecting a chain-link fence and using a forklift to move heavy equipment into place for the huge undertaking. Rob McBurnett, Coordinator of Communications for the Browns, explained preliminary work started days after the Browns final regular season […]

  • Drivers Urged to Lock Doors After Several Thefts

    MEDINA, Ohio –The Medina Police Department is reminding drivers to lock their vehicles after an unusual number of thefts reports were taken. Authorities released the alert on their Facebook page Monday afternoon after taking reports from the Oak Street area, along with surrounding areas on Sunday night. Police urge any others to file a report if they think they were a victim. According to the posting, cars were entered, ransacked, and items were eventually taken. Medina police did not give […]