Friday, July 29
CLEVELAND (AP) — Veteran forward Richard Jefferson has re-signed with the NBA champion Cavaliers for two seasons after saying he would retire. Jefferson announced his return earlier this month on his Snapchat account, and the team made it official Thursday. The 36-year-old played a vital role in the team's title run.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson said he will name his starting quarterback for this season before the team's first exhibition game next month. The Browns will open the preseason on August 12th at Green Bay and Jackson said he will "definitely" have his starter in place by then. Robert Griffin III is expected to win the starting job over veteran Josh McCown and rookie Cody Kessler.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon displayed a willingness to change when he met with team officials after being reinstated from a long suspension by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The 25-year-old Gordon is back on a conditional basis after being suspended last season for multiple drug violations.
DETROIT (AP) — Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher is calling for some limits on when and where football satellite camps can be held. Steinbrecher suggested a 15-day window to hold the camps and a requirement that they take place on the ground of another four-year college. Steinbrecher spoke Thursday at the MAC's annual media day at Ford Field in Detroit.