Sometimes a name change is in order. Remember Freaknik? If you’re old enough, you may recall the hedonistic Atlanta bacchanal that was the place to be during spring break if you were young, black and free in the ‘80s and ‘90s. What started out as a modest event among a group of Atlanta HBCU students, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Wide Receiver Josh Gordon and Cleveland Browns General Manager John Dorsey released a joint statement on Saturday afternoon confirming Gordon’s return to the team following a leave of absence. After missing the first few weeks of training camp, Dorsey says Gordon’s return to full participation with football activities will be gradual. Gordon first thanks the Cleveland Browns […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania tweeted on Saturday that Channing Frye is coming back to Cleveland to play for the Cavaliers with a one year, $2.4 million dollar deal. The Cavs sent Frye to the LA Lakers along with Isiah Thomas in February.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO Cleveland 19 News First Picture Courtesy of Jason Miller […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was one of the first players to talk about the new XFL on social media. Vince McMahon announced the football league will kick off in 2020. ESPN reporter Darren Rovell said Manziel will not be able to play. Manziel last played football in 2015. The […]

WASHINGTON – The Senate narrowly agreed to take up Obamacare repeal legislation Tuesday, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cajoled enough of his Republican colleagues to vote to move forward despite having no idea what the final bill will look like. Without a single Democratic vote, 50 Republicans voted to begin Senate debate on a House-passed […]

CLEVELAND — Three years ago today, the Cleveland sports landscape changed for the better when Akron native and former St. Vincent-St. Mary High School standout LeBron James announced his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after a four-year run with the Miami Heat. That decision to return to the Cavaliers, the very team that drafted him […]

The Tulsa, Okla., police officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black motorist, but was later acquitted of manslaughter in the controversial case will be allowed to return to the police force for active duty, Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan announced Friday. If your brain cannot process what is happening, welcome to the […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – What would you do if you found a large amount of money? Would you keep it or turn it over to police? One Columbus family faced that dilemma when they found $14,000. The Bowers family was driving down the street when they spotted a bag laying in the road and turned […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Dr. Suha Abushamma is back at Cleveland Clinic after being denied reentry to America because of executive order issued Jan. 28. “I am excited to continue my work here at the Cleveland Clinic where I can focus on my medical career and most importantly caring for my patients. I’ve always wanted […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III has been designated for return from injured reserve and will return to practice today. He suffered a fractured coracoid bone in his left shoulder during the season opener at Philadelphia and was placed injured reserve on Sept. 12. The Browns have 21 days to activate Griffin […]

Bill Cosby‘s image as America’s Dad was shattered when scores of women claimed in 2015 that they were drugged and sexually assaulted by the comedian over the course of 40 years. The shocking scandals resulted in The Cosby Show reruns getting yanked off television with Bounce TV, BET and TV Land pulling the show from […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – J.R. Smith is back on the hardwood with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The shooting guard and the team came to a contract agreement Friday and participated in his first practice Monday. “I shot the the ball pretty well. It felt good to actually be playing against somebody. That’s probably the biggest transition, after working out […]