Cleveland Sports News and Rumors
Connor Shaw’s college coach, Steve Spurrier, thinks Shaw should be the Browns’ starting quarterback. That’s not going to happen, but Shaw is staying in Cleveland despite failing to make the 53-man roster. Shaw has been added to Cleveland’s practice squa…Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com 4 hours agoOther teams have tried to use the run-around backup quarterback as a change of pace. But Steelers safety Troy Polamalu thinks it might actually work with the Browns and Johnny Manziel, so that’s what he’s focusing on this week. “The thing about it, New …Upvote Share TweetDavid Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Thomas and the drawbacks of forever starting over on offense: Cleveland Browns Insidercleveland.com 14 hours agoThe perennial All-Pro said teams with continuity on offense can reach 'graduate-level' thinkingUpvote Share Tweet
New Browns receiver LaRon Byrd: 'I don’t want to just be a guy on the roster'clevelandbrowns.com 16 hours agoThe former Dallas Cowboy has tools to make an impactUpvote Share Tweet
Pettine: Forget quantity, DBs are qualityESPN.com 16 hours agoBEREA, Ohio -- One of the biggest takeaways from how coach Mike Pettine -- and by extension GM Ray Farmer -- want to build their roster came in how many defensive backs the Cleveland Browns kept on the roster. The magic number was 12: seven cornerbacks …Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Haden embracing his role as a mentorclevelandbrowns.com 16 hours agoWith so many young cornerbacks, Browns Pro Bowler often gives adviceUpvote Share Tweet
In case anyone forgot, it’s Steeler Weekclevelandbrowns.com 17 hours agoSenior Editor Vic Carucci says the distractions of setting the roster can be put aside as the Browns focus on Sunday’s opener at Pittsburgh.Upvote Share Tweet
Decision on Josh Gordon lawsuit coming soonprofootballtalk.com 18 hours agoFive days ago, the NFL suspended Browns receiver Josh Gordon for the entire 2014 season. Within the next day or two, a decision will be made regarding whether Gordon will challenge the suspension via the court system. Per a source with knowledge of the …Upvote Share Tweet
Indians activate Giambi after 60-day DL stintESPN.com 18 hours agoJason Giambi's long career, the highs and lows and everything in-between, has brought the slugger back to his beginnings.Upvote Share TweetUndrafted free-agent took an unconventional route to the league despite NFL bloodlines.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns need Tate to be three-down backESPN.com 19 hours agoBEREA, Ohio -- It is no secret that a young quarterback’s best friend can be a reliable, productive running game (and a sure-handed tight end). If Brian Hoyer is going to have that, it will be up to Ben Tate to provide it. One of the more interesting ro…Upvote Share Tweet
RG3: We fixed what we needed to fix on offenseprofootballtalk.com 19 hours agoRedskins quarterback Robert Griffin III served as a talking point last preseason because no one had seen him play since tearing his ACL and he was a talking point again this summer because he was playing. Griffin took too many hits in a game against the…Upvote Share Tweet
Analyzing the Browns' practice squadclevelandbrowns.com 20 hours agoConnor Shaw and six other players make up the unit, so farUpvote Share Tweet
Buccaneers claim Garrett Gilkey, sign Jeff Demps to practice squadprofootballtalk.com Sep 1 (yesterday)The Buccaneers swung a trade for former Patriots guard Logan Mankins, but that isn’t the only new addition to their offensive line. The team announced that they have claimed Garrett Gilkey off of waivers from the Browns. Gilkey was a seventh-round choic…Upvote Share Tweet
After Chisenhall's heroics, Tribe-Royals suspendedMLB.com Sep 1 (yesterday)The Indians' attempt at sweeping the Royals will have to wait, as Sunday night's series finale was suspended in the bottom of the 10th with Cleveland leading, 4-2. The game will resume on Sept. 22, prior to the start of the Indians' three-game series wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Videos: Browns' 53-man roster is very fluid with cuts and acquisitions - Cleveland Browns Berea reportcleveland.com Sep 1 (yesterday)Watch Mary Kay Cabot and Tom Reed recap the news from Browns practice Sunday. Also watch videos on Brian Hoyer talking about the rivalry with the Steelers and the undersized wide receiver group.Upvote Share Tweet
Indians-Royals Game Suspended in 10th Inningnytimes.com Sep 1 (yesterday)The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers Trounce IndiansSep 1Miguel Cabrera hit two home runs and David Price struck out eight batters to lead the Tigers past the Indians 12-1.
Cabrera Knocks It Out The ParkSep 1Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera hits his 19th homer of the season against the Indians.
U.S. Rallies Past TurkeyAug 31Kenneth Faried scored a team-high 22 points as Team USA defeated Turkey 98-77 in the Basketball World Cup.
Gordon Blasts Solo HomerAug 31Royals left fielder Alex Gordon blasts a solo homer to right center to tie the game in the bottom of the 9th inning.
Trying to Put the Instant Back in ReplaySep 1NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…Aug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.