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Quinn, Charles lead Chiefs to Cleveland

Quinn, Charles lead Chiefs to Cleveland

clevelandbrowns.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
Brady Quinn and Jamaal Charles lead Kansas City’s offense into Cleveland Browns Stadium for Sunday’s game with the Browns.
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  • Weeden utilizes tight ends

    Weeden utilizes tight ends

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 5, 2012
    Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden has learned how to utilize the tight end after not having one to throw to at Oklahoma State University.
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  • Scott doles out dolls, strollers to Cavs' rookies

    Scott doles out dolls, strollers to Cavs' rookies

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Byron 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.
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  • Indians seeking bat while pitching market unfolds

    Indians seeking bat while pitching market unfolds

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    The Indians have been involved in numerous discussions at the Winter Meetings to fill their holes at first base and in the outfield.
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 53, Joe DeLami…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 53, Joe DeLamielleure (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    DeLamielleure, 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.
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  • Kansas City Chiefs QB Brady Quinn says team still 'in the storm…

    Kansas City Chiefs QB Brady Quinn says team still 'in the storm' after Jovan Belcher murder-suicide: Cleveland Browns Insider

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    In 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.
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  • Cavaliers guard Waiters out vs. Bulls

    Cavaliers guard Waiters out vs. Bulls

    nba.com Dec 5, 2012
    Cavaliers rookie guard Dion Waiters is out for Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained left ankle.
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  • Browns' Thomas rips former teammate Hillis

    Browns' Thomas rips former teammate Hillis

    Browns offensive tackle Joe Thomas once blocked and did all he could to protect Peyton Hillis from harm.
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  • Cleveland Browns players' quotes: Trent Richardson and Brandon …

    Cleveland Browns players' quotes: Trent Richardson and Brandon Weeden

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    Running back Richardson and quarterback Weeden talk about the Browns.
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  • Progress Being Made in Labor Talks

    Progress Being Made in Labor Talks

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 5, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Hodges honored at Deck the House

    Hodges honored at Deck the House

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 5, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- 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.
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  • Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward can't predict the future, but he wa…

    Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward can't predict the future, but he wants to remain in a Browns uniform: Hey, T.J.! (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    T.J. Ward's current contract ends following the 2012 NFL season.
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  • No Josh Cribbs on offense, Asdrubal Cabrera's trade return and …

    No Josh Cribbs on offense, Asdrubal Cabrera's trade return and Cavs-Bulls: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    Here 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.
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  • Cleveland Browns P.M. links: 'Reality or not?' that Pat Shurmur…

    Cleveland Browns P.M. links: 'Reality or not?' that Pat Shurmur could stay on as coach; Greg Little and Josh Gordon duo catching

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    Does 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.
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  • Banner mum, media isn’t on lingering Lombardi-to-Cleveland rumo…

    Banner mum, media isn’t on lingering Lombardi-to-Cleveland rumors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    With 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…
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  • Cleveland Browns rookie LB Craig Robertson on dedication and pe…

    Cleveland Browns rookie LB Craig Robertson on dedication and perseverance: Talking Shop (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    Craig Robertson rose from an undrafted player to an early-season starter.
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  • Browns make Play 60 school visit

    Browns make Play 60 school visit

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 5, 2012
    EUCLID -- On Tuesday, several Browns players visited Forest Park Middle School, the winner of the team’s annual Fall Play 60 Challenge.
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  • Browns celebrate reading with students

    Browns celebrate reading with students

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 5, 2012
    NORTH ROYALTON -- Alex Mack and Johnson Bademosi visited North Royalton Middle School to celebrate their winning the Cleveland Browns’ 2012 Touchdown for Reading Challenge.
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  • Browns Game Vault: 11/13/72. Phipps-to-Pitts. Mike Phipps Looki…

    Browns Game Vault: 11/13/72. Phipps-to-Pitts. Mike Phipps Looking like the Future

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 5, 2012
    It 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’s
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  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 5, 2012
    While 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.
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  • Tom Heckert has been doing a great job as GM: Browns Comment of…

    Tom Heckert has been doing a great job as GM: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Dec 5, 2012
    "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…
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  • Indians, D-backs talk Asdrubal-for-Bauer swap

    Indians, D-backs talk Asdrubal-for-Bauer swap

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Two Questions About This Photo of the Cleveland Cavs Locker Roo…

    Two Questions About This Photo of the Cleveland Cavs Locker Room

    grantland.com Dec 5, 2012
    1. 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?
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  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Megatrend, RBs, QBs & Kickers 02:04

    Inside the Huddle: Megatrend, RBs, QBs & Kickers

    Dec 5
    John 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.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-CLE 00:59

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: KC-CLE

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Chiefs-Browns

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The 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 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks