Browns sign snapper

Browns sign snapper
CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday signed long snapper Bryan Pittman, who played semi-pro football last season.
Pittman, 6-foot-4, 255 pounds, was the long snapper at the University of Washington from 1997-98. The 26-year-old also has played in the Arena Football League. He never has played in the NFL.
The Browns are looking for a replacement for long snapper Ryan Kuehl, who was signed by the New York Giants last month.
Texas' Ford injured
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas point guard T.J. Ford was taken to a hospital by ambulance after being injured in a pickup basketball game at a campus gym. Ford was undergoing further evaluation, mostly for precautionary reasons, team spokesman Scott McConnell said.
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