Browns interview McDermott, Jackson for coaching job

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hue Jackson didn’t have time to sleep or bemoan the Bengals’ playoff debacle. Read more

Gase first candidate to interview for Browns’ job

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Gase was first up for the Browns. It’s not known where the team ranks on his list. Gase was the first candidate ... Read more

Sports Briefs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state senator wants to force the men’s basketball teams from Marshall and West Virginia to play each other every year. Read more

Haslam hires baseball executive

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have made an out-of-the-batter’s box hire. Paul DePodesta, a baseball executive with 20 years of major league experience, has been appointed ... Read more

Thomas unhappy Browns starting over once again

BEREA (AP) — Mike Pettine drove his pickup truck behind the team’s headquarters, backing the vehicle up to a rear door to load his belongings. Read more