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CLEVELAND – The owner of an Italian restaurant that was set to open in Ohio City this week is apologizing for an offensive social media post he says was made by a friend handling his restaurant’s social media accounts. The comment – which included a derogatory word aimed at women – was posted from Ciao […]

CLEVELAND –  Some call it offensive, and it has caused quite a social media debate on a Cleveland college campus. A local fraternity is under investigation after performing a variety show skit that offended some students.  The skit was performed by members of Phi Delta Theta during “Greek Week” at Case Western Reserve University.  Some […]

BEREA, Ohio- The Cleveland Browns have suspended offensive line coach Andy Moeller indefinitely, the team announced Monday afternoon. His suspension is effective immediately. The Browns released the following statement: “Over the weekend, Andy was involved in an incident, involving allegations that we take very seriously.  We have followed our internal protocol, determining that right now […]

File this under not funny: A man recently attended a Halloween party dressed as Ray Rice (pictured), pulling the hair of a blow-up doll to represent Janay Palmer Rice, the wife of the suspended Baltimore Ravens running back. Rice was suspended indefinitely, after TMZ released a video showing the running back striking his now-wife and knocking […]

President Barack Obama says that if he owned the Washington Washington Football Team, he would “think about changing” the team name, wading into the controversy over a football nickname that many people deem offensive to Native Americans. Obama, said team names like the Washington Football Team offend “a sizable group of people.” He said that […]

CNN announced Wednesday that it is suspending Roland Martin in the wake of the pundit's controversial Super Bowl tweets. The Washington Post's Erik Wemple posted this statement from the network: “Roland Martin’s tweets were regrettable and offensive. Language that demeans is inconsistent with the values and culture of our organization, and is not tolerated. We have been giving careful consideration to this matter, and Roland will not be appearing on our air for the time being.”

The Cleveland Browns today named Brad Childress offensive coordinator, the team announced. Childress brings 33 years of coaching experience on both the collegiate and professional levels to the Browns, including 13 in the NFL. Most recently, he spent five seasons (2006-10) as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings. As head coach of the Vikings, Childress guided Minnesota to a regular season record of 39-35 (.527), as the team won consecutive division titles (2008-09) for the first time in 28 years (1977-78). In 2009, the team posted a 12-4 record, matching the second-best win total in franchise history, while leading the NFL with a club-high 10 Pro Bowlers.