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Browns’ plan revealed if Deshaun Watson is suspended

The future of Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson remains very much uncertain. And the same can be said for his fellow quarterback, Baker Mayfield. That leaves the Browns in an unexpected position. They were certain their quarterback woes would come to an end with the acquisition of Watson, but it’s only ended up muddying the waters further. And as the NFL deliberates on a potential suspension for Watson, Cleveland is busy creating contingency plans.
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3 talented players the Cavs should have drafted but didn’t

The 2022 NBA Draft is over, and now is the time for second-guessing. Everyone’s rankings of players are a bit different, so there will always be moves a team makes that another team would have done differently. A player is one team’s treasure and another team’s reach. The Cleveland Cavaliers are no different.
CBS Sports

Deshaun Watson suspension decision: NFLPA concerned NFL will discipline Browns QB indefinitely, per report

Deshaun Watson has settled 20 of 24 civil lawsuits accusing him of sexual misconduct, but the Browns quarterback is not out of the woods when it comes to NFL discipline. While the former Texans star has publicly sworn innocence and avoided criminal charges for an alleged pattern of abuse during private massage therapy sessions, the NFL Players Association is concerned the NFL will suspend Watson for the entire 2022 season, if not indefinitely, according to Pro Football Network.
Cleveland Scene

The Village Butcher Opens Monday, June 27th in Mayfield

As Giovanni's restaurant in Beachwood cruises to its 46th year in business, and weeks before Paloma debuts at Van Aken District, owners Carl Quagliata and Zack Ladner will open the doors to The Village Butcher (818 S.O.M. Center Rd., 440-565-7330) in Mayfield. Located a stone's throw from Smokin’ Q’s, the...

Timber Kitchen and Social wants to ‘pack the house’ in Willowick

What was once The Cabin of Willowick is now Timber Kitchen and Social. Located at 28810 Lakeshore Blvd., Carmen Paponetti and Christina Osborne, partners in business and in life, opened the doors to Timber Kitchen and Social in August of 2021. The Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the business June 1.

'Coondog’ O'Karma celebrates 50 years of competitive eating with another win Friday at Cuyahoga Falls pizza contest

In 1972, 15-year-old David “Coondog” O’Karma finagled his way onto “The Houlihan and Big Chuck Show” to take part in their Pizza Fight of the Century. O’Karma won the pizza-eating competition, beating the show’s previously undefeated champion. The belt he won was cheaply made from blue cardboard, aluminum foil and felt. But to O’Karma,...

Take a canoe tour of Summit Lake, Ohio & Erie Canal

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is hosting the 2022 Canoe Adventure on Summit Lake and the Ohio & Erie Canal on Saturday, July 16. Participants will receive a guided interpretive tour of Summit Lake and portions of the Ohio & Erie Canal, with guides providing updates on the Ohio & Erie Canalway, Towpath Trail and connector trails.
Cleveland Jewish News

Crumbl Cookies to open in Solon Village plaza

Crumbl Cookies will open a new location at the Solon Village shopping plaza on Aurora Road in Solon between Office Max and Malley’s Chocolates. Owners JB and Nicole Bickerstaff and Cydni Bickerstaff Rice are in the early stages of planning the 1,874 square-foot location and have yet to set a date to open, Cydni Bickerstaff Rice said in an email to CJN.

Where to find the best Italian food in the Akron area

Photo of pasta with sauce on platePhoto by Mahmoud Fawzy (Unsplash) The Akron area has a rich Italian history, so there are many great choices for where to get the best food in town. But I know that can be overwhelming. So I've narrowed it down for you. Here are the three best choices you'll find right in town.