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Rookie WR Josh Gordon proving to be fast learner: Cleveland Bro…

Rookie WR Josh Gordon proving to be fast learner: Cleveland Browns Insider

cleveland.com clevelandbrowns.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
Josh Gordon is proving more than worthy of the supplemental draft pick the Browns used to get him.
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  • Pistons 89, Cavs 79: A Snarky Recap

    Pistons 89, Cavs 79: A Snarky Recap

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 3, 2012
    A lot of people seem to think that Kyrie Irving and Dion Waiters are the “exciting young cornerstones” of the current Cavalier roster. But for those of us who’ve been clamoring maniacally for more Jeremy Pargo and Omri Casspi, tonight was our night!
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  • Auction: Win guitar lesson from Reds' Arroyo

    Auction: Win guitar lesson from Reds' Arroyo

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Fans can win a round of golf with Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy, a day of batting practice with the Cleveland Indians and a 30-minute guitar lesson from Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo as part of a charity auction this week benefiting Stand Up To C…
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  • Shurmur: 'We found a way to win'

    Shurmur: 'We found a way to win'

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 3, 2012
    Browns coach Pat Shurmur said the team found a way to win on its trip to Oakland.
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  • Indians feeling out other clubs at Nashville Meetings

    Indians feeling out other clubs at Nashville Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    At the Winter Meetings, Cleveland is weighing the benefit of acquiring younger talent -- preferably top pitching prospects -- while also trying to fill holes via free agency.
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  • Pat Shurmur on job security with Cleveland Browns: 'Play it out…

    Pat Shurmur on job security with Cleveland Browns: 'Play it out and see what happens'

    cleveland.com Dec 3, 2012
    Browns coach Pat Shurmur and GM Tom Heckert have this young Browns team headed in the right direction. But will it be enough for Jimmy Haslam and Joe Banner?
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  • Brownie Bits: Week 13

    Brownie Bits: Week 13

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 3, 2012
    Useless nuggets of information from Sunday’s Browns game that you can certainly live without… OFFENSIVE MACHINE: The 475 yards of offense the Browns tallied was their highest total since compiling 554 in the 51-45 win over the Bengals in 2007. It was
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  • Vote Browns to the Pro Bowl

    Vote Browns to the Pro Bowl

    Browns fans, you have a chance to vote your favorite Browns players onto the AFC Pro Bowl roster.
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  • Sports Insider: Tom Reed recaps Browns-Raiders, Pat Shurmur's c…

    Sports Insider: Tom Reed recaps Browns-Raiders, Pat Shurmur's coaching

    cleveland.com Dec 3, 2012
    On today's episode of Sports Insider, The Plain Dealer's Tom Reed joined cleveland.com's Glenn Moore to talk about Browns-Raiders.
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  • Kevin Love catches up with his father while wearing old man mak…

    Kevin Love catches up with his father while wearing old man makeup, looks creepily like his old man (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    Last month we alerted you to the ongoing cola ads featuring Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving and Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star Kevin Love dressed up as sexagenarians, hustling a group of playground ballers along the way. Today, we bring you somet…
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  • Mary Kay Cabot tells 92.3 The Fan that Pat Shurmur and staff ma…

    Mary Kay Cabot tells 92.3 The Fan that Pat Shurmur and staff making a case to stick around

    cleveland.com Dec 3, 2012
    Plain Dealer Browns reporter Mary Kay Cabot joined Baskin and Phelps on 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM) this morning to talk Browns.
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  • Anderson Varejao Deserves To Make The NBA All-Star Game

    Anderson Varejao Deserves To Make The NBA All-Star Game

    dimemag.com Dec 3, 2012
    In basketball, not everybody can be an elite player garnering accolades, fortune and fan adoration. No, some guys… actually most guys are role players largely going under the radar. Some are even more so cleverly defined as specialists. For the better p
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  • Browns employee who died at facility was member of groundskeepi…

    Browns employee who died at facility was member of groundskeeping crew

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The news quickly came and went in the minutes preceding Sunday’s games.  A Browns employee had been found dead at the team’s facility on Saturday, after the team had left for its game in Oakland.  The employee had hanged himself in an equipment shed
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  • Indians selling SportsTime network to Fox Sports

    Indians selling SportsTime network to Fox Sports

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Indians are in the process of selling their SportsTime Ohio television network to Fox Sports Ohio, MLB.com has confirmed.
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  • Greg Little is beginning to turn it around and impress: Browns …

    Greg Little is beginning to turn it around and impress: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Dec 3, 2012
    "Ever since Greg Little had his epiphany a few weeks ago, he has made some very good catches, that in prior weeks, he'd lose his concentration and drop the ball. He's beginning to turn it around and impress." - CCIE
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  • Childress shows up to testify in bounty appeal

    Childress shows up to testify in bounty appeal

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3, 2012
    The appeal hearing in the bounty case continues on Monday, and an unlikely witness is testifying. Browns offensive coordinator Brad Childress has made the flight from California to Louisiana to testify before former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, accordin…
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  • What you need to know about the Cleveland Browns next opponent,…

    What you need to know about the Cleveland Browns next opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs: Monday Browns Blast

    cleveland.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Chiefs earned their second win of the season on Sunday, but that was of little matter compared to the tragedy of the day before. Links to stories on the Chiefs.
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  • Wake-up: Ravens losing grip on division?

    Wake-up: Ravens losing grip on division?

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    It's a strange Sunday in the AFC North when the only team that loses in the division is the one leading the division. The Ravens watched their cushion in the AFC North shrink after the Steelers beat them with Charlie Batch and the two Ohio teams (Bengal…
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  • Crennel stands tall: It was a tough day for the Chiefs, who fou…

    Crennel stands tall: It was a tough day for the Chiefs, who found a wa…

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    It was a tough day for the Chiefs, who found a way to beat the Panthers 27-21. Under tragic circumstances, coach Romeo Crennel held his team together, writes Dennis Dillon.
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  • Video - NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns 01:00

    NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns

    Dec 3
    Get a sneak peek of the Travel Channel's new show "NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns." Take a behind the scenes look at how the Browns get to and from the games and the experiences that go with it.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 13 03:27

    Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 13

    Dec 3
    Antonio PIerce answers your facebook questions

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …