The Browns have needed a good quarterback for … oh, just since they returned to Cleveland in 1999. They settled for Brock Osweiler this offseason in a stunning trade, and maybe he will be the answer for them that he wasn’t for the Texans. In the process, though, the Browns made pretty clear that they weren’t interested in Colin Kaepernick, the 29-year-old who led the 49ers to the Super Bowl all of four years ago and has put up better numbers than Osweiler almost across the board. Why did they resist the free agent? Let Joe Thomas, the Browns’ 10-year Pro Bowl left tackle and team captain, explain: Now, Thomas’ point ignores two important truths: Kaepernick has been very good as a starter in the
A few weeks ago, when President Trump signed a directive clearing several hurdles out of the way of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, the White House touted a new requirement -- that the pipeline be made with American-produced steel. Never mind. The requirement to use domestic steel posed a potential conflict between the administration's populist agenda and it's pro-business stance. Apparently, business won. Friday, a White House spokeswoman said Keystone would be exempt from the buy-America requirement because the pipeline was already partially underway. "The way that executive order is written," said White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, "it’s specific to new pipelines or those
During the Cleveland Indians radio broadcast, six-year-old Brody Chernoff, who’s the son of general manager Mike Chernoff, was invited into the booth to say a few words on air. What started as good fun, soon turned to serious business when Brody innocently noted that his dad wants superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor to play for the Indians for seven more years. Tom Hamilton: Let me ask you, just between us and all the people listening.