The Raiders on Wednesday signed wide receiver Josh Cribbs, who bolsters their return game as well as their receiving corps.
"I am blessed to have the opportunity to prove myself yet again!" the free agent said via Twitter. "Fresh start. New team, new chip on my shoulder!!!! Love u Cleveland but now it's #2013RaiderNation."
Cribbs' agent, John Rickert, also confirmed the one-year deal but declined to disclose financial terms.
Cribbs, 29, spent his first eight NFL seasons with Cleveland. His eight kick returns for touchdowns are tied for the most in NFL history. He also amassed 1,914 yards and nine TDs rushing and receiving for the Browns.
Colorado quarterback Jordan Webb and former lineman Alexander Lewis were charged with second-degree assault after Boulder prosecutors alleged they knocked a man unconscious in a weekend brawl. Police say Lee Bussey received stitches but had no memory of the incident near campus. Lewis, who plans to transfer to Nebraska, estimated he had six glasses of wine, 10 beers and six shots, according to police. First-year Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said Webb would be disciplined "according to team rules."
Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew the dreaded No. 1 gate for Saturday's Preakness, meaning eight horses will be closing the even-money favorite in as they race toward the shortest path to the first turn at Pimlico (Md.). "Some people groaned. I didn't," trainer Shug McGaughey said. Mylute, in the No. 5 slot, is the second choice at 5-to-1 for the 13/16-mile race.
Andy Murray retired from his second-round match with Marcel Granollers at the Italian Open in Rome and considers himself doubtful for the French Open.
"I have an issue with my lower back," said Murray, who walked off the court after winning the second set 7-6 (5). Granollers took the first set 6-3. This French Open starts May 26. "I would be very surprised if I was playing in Paris," Murray said. Also, Maria Sharapova routed Garbine Muguruza 6-2, 6-2.
Landon Donovan had a goal and two assists to lead Los Angeles (5-3-2) to a 4-1 MLS victory at Philadelphia (4-4-3).
NASCAR driver Mike Harmon and Sheila Rae Rice are accused of stealing a team transporter from Jennifer Jo Cobb, a Truck Series driver/owner. Salisbury, N.C., police issued warrants for the pair.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.