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Weeden utilizes tight endsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetBrowns quarterback Brandon Weeden has learned how to utilize the tight end after not having one to throw to at Oklahoma State University.
Scott doles out dolls, strollers to Cavs' rookiesUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetByron Scott has put a new spin on rookie hazing. The Cleveland Cavaliers coach presented each one of his rookies, Dion Waiters, Tyler Zeller and Kevin Jones, with baby dolls and pink strollers before Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls.Source: ESPN.com
Indians seeking bat while pitching market unfoldsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThe Indians have been involved in numerous discussions at the Winter Meetings to fill their holes at first base and in the outfield.Source: MLB.com
Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 53, Joe DeLamielleure (video)Updated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetDeLamielleure, a future Hall of Famer who had already been first-team all-pro five times, strengthened an already solid offensive line when the Browns acquired him in 1980.
Kansas City Chiefs QB Brady Quinn says team still 'in the storm' after Jovan Belcher murder-suicide: Cleveland Browns InsiderUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetIn trying to explain the tragedy and how warning signs might have been missed, Quinn spoke of a society preoccupied with cell phones and social networks.
Cavaliers guard Waiters out vs. BullsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetCavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters is out for Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained left ankle.Source: nba.comShare TweetBrowns offensive tackle Joe Thomas once blocked and did all he could to protect Peyton Hillis from harm.Share TweetRunning back Richardson and quarterback Weeden talk about the Browns.
Progress Being Made in Labor TalksUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThe owners and the players' association are finally starting to make some progress. Interestingly, the progress is coming without Commissioner Gary Bettman or NHLPA Chief Donald Fehr in the room. Negotiations were headed up by Deputy Commissioner Bill D…Source: theclevelandfan.com
Hodges honored at Deck the HouseUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetCLEVELAND -- Cleveland Browns punter Reggie Hodges was named the team’s Ed Block Courage Award winner at the 17th annual Deck the House event to benefit Providence House on Tuesday evening.
Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward can't predict the future, but he wants to remain in a Browns uniform: Hey, T.J.! (video)Updated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetT.J. Ward's current contract ends following the 2012 NFL season.
No Josh Cribbs on offense, Asdrubal Cabrera's trade return and Cavs-Bulls: Blog RoundupUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Wahoo's On First, Dawgs By Nature and Fear The Sword.
Cleveland Browns P.M. links: 'Reality or not?' that Pat Shurmur could stay on as coach; Greg Little and Josh Gordon duo catchingUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetDoes four wins in the last seven games realistically improve Shurmur's chances of coaching the Browns next season? Young wide receivers Little and Gordon are making plays. More Browns story links.
Banner mum, media isn’t on lingering Lombardi-to-Cleveland rumorsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetWith new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner still expected to clean out the front office and the coaching staff, rumors persist that Banner could choose to replace G.M. Tom Heckert with former NFL executive Mike Lombardi. According to Tony Gro…Source: profootballtalk.com
Cleveland Browns rookie LB Craig Robertson on dedication and perseverance: Talking Shop (video)Updated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetCraig Robertson rose from an undrafted player to an early-season starter.
Browns make Play 60 school visitUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetEUCLID -- On Tuesday, several Browns players visited Forest Park Middle School, the winner of the team’s annual Fall Play 60 Challenge.
Browns celebrate reading with studentsUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetNORTH ROYALTON -- Alex Mack and Johnson Bademosi visited North Royalton Middle School to celebrate their winning the Cleveland Browns’ 2012 Touchdown for Reading Challenge.
Browns Game Vault: 11/13/72. Phipps-to-Pitts. Mike Phipps Looking like the FutureUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetIt can be easy for a writer to compile a list, and perhaps flesh out each item with a sentence or two. And that’s fine, unless it becomes a rehash of what a half dozen other writers have already put out there. Actually, I say that’s fine, but that’sSource: theclevelandfan.comShare TweetWhile other QBs are stealing headlines, there's some guy in New England putting up MVP numbers. No, Tom Brady's mastery isn't new, but his 2012 run is still stunning, says Kerry Byrne.Source: CNNSI.com
Tom Heckert has been doing a great job as GM: Browns Comment of the DayUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share Tweet"I think Heckert is doing a terrific job. This years draft is fantastic. That has been part of the success for the Steelers i.e., their 3rd thru 6 rd. draft choices. The Browns finally got it on this years. Look at all the rookies that have been re…
Indians, D-backs talk Asdrubal-for-Bauer swapUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share TweetThe Indians and D-backs have discussed the framework of a deal that centers around Tribe shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and Arizona right-hander Trevor Bauer, an industry source said early Wednesday.Source: MLB.com
Two Questions About This Photo of the Cleveland Cavs Locker RoomUpdated Dec 5, 2012 Share Tweet1. Why is Kyrie Irving's locker so messy? 2. What in the name of all that is holy is Dion Waiters doing with a toy baby in a stroller?Source: grantland.com
Inside the Huddle: Megatrend, RBs, QBs & KickersDec 5John Clayton takes you inside the huddle to see Megatron Johnson, Green-Ellis, the Class of 2012 rookie QBs and some trouble in the kicking game.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-CLEDec 5Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chiefs-Browns
Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau GasolDec 5The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…Dec 5J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks