LORDSTOWN, OH (WOIO) – The General Motors plant in Lordstown made the dramatic announcement that it will go down from two shifts to one. The news came during a plant-wide employee meeting on Friday afternoon, according to WKBN. The one-shift schedule will take effect on June 18. As many as 1,500 employees will be impacted. The development comes as […]

AKRON, Ohio – A halfway house in Akron will no longer be taking ex-inmates from federal prisons. The Trump administration has cut millions of dollars from the Federal Bureau of Prisons and as a result, the bureau has eliminated a program they fund in Akron. There are a few men and women still left, but […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Browns have cut quarterback Brock Osweiler. Back in March the Browns traded for Brock Osweiler and a 2018 second-round pick with the Houston Texans. On Aug. 27 the Browns announced rookie DeShone Kizer as the starting quarterback for the team. The Browns selected Kizer in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft.   READ MORE: Cleveland19.com […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio –The Cleveland Browns have cut cornerback Joe Haden. In a post on Instagram, Haden thanked fans, coaches and the team for making Cleveland a happy home for me the past 7 years.” In a press release issued Wednesday morning, Browns Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown said: “We want to thank Joe […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Browns have released former Pro Bowl defensive back Joe Haden. The team announced the decision early Wednesday morning. “We want to thank Joe for all he has done for this organization both on and off the field,” said Browns Executive Vice President of Football Operations Sashi Brown. The two-time Pro Bowler […]

BEREA, Ohio– Tight end Gary Barnidge is saying goodbye to Cleveland Browns fans. The team announced Friday afternoon it terminated its contract with Barnidge, who started all 16 games in 2016. “We’d like to thank Gary for all he has done for the Browns and the Cleveland community in his four seasons with our organization,” […]

BEREA, Ohio– Linebacker Paul Kruger criticized the Cleveland Browns after his contract was terminated. Minutes after Cleveland sent out the news release, Kruger took to Twitter to express his displeasure. “Although completely miss handled (sic), unfortunate and absolutely the wrong decision to release me I do wish the Browns and especially my teammate brothers great […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Browns have cut players Austin Davis, Nick Hayden and Paul Kruger. The Browns made the announcement Monday morning. Davis was a quarterback, Hayden a defensive lineman and Kruger a linebacker. Kruger tweeted about the decision right after the announcement, saying “although completely mishandled, unfortunate and absolutely the wrong decision to […]

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns have released veteran wide receiver Brian Hartline, Pro Football Talk reported and ESPN’s Adam Schefter confirmed through a tweet Monday afternoon. A native of Canton, Ohio and graduate of GlenOak High School, Hartline was released by his hometown team after just one year with the organization. After signing a free-agent […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – According to the NFL Network’s Twitter account and ESPN reports, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will be released from the team. The NFL Network says the cut will occur when the new league year begins on March 9, 2016. ESPN says that the Browns will not release him in February, as that would count $4.6 million […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Browns have waived wide receiver Terrelle Pryor on Thursday. Officials with the Browns confirm the former Ohio State quarterback was waived. The standout Buckeye was claimed off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals on June 22, and immediately the Browns announced the 6-4, 223-pound athlete would compete for a roster spot at […]

It was a funny concept, but it just didn’t pan out that way for television. “Saturday Night Live” tried to go all in for their “Def TedTalks Jam,” but it fell pretty flat. One good thing about the sketch was Jay Pharoah’s impression of Def Jam founder and hip-hop pioneer, Russell Simmons. He was dead on […]