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It's going some time to sort through this one, but here are the particulars of the big three-team, nine-player deal that was just finalized on Tuesday evening. According to Yahoo! Sports' own Jeff Passan, the Cleveland Indians are set to receive right-h…Upvote Share Tweet
Kyrie Irving scored 28 points in his return after missing 11 games with a broken finger, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 100-94 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, who dropped to a new low Tuesday night in a tumultuous season.Upvote Share TweetHaving experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns LB Tank Carder on BMX racing, rivalries and Andy Dalton: Talking Shop (video)Linebacker Tank Carder found inspiration close to home.Upvote Share Tweet
The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 15As we struggle to survive another season with the new-era Browns, one way we can try to get through it (besides alcohol or heavy medication) is to look back at the best individual weeks of the Browns’ new era to remember times in recent memory when thisUpvote Share Tweet
RG2 says RG3 plans to play this Sundayprofootballtalk.com Dec 11, 2012Redskins wide receiver Pierre GarÃ§on threw some cold water on hopes that Robert Griffin III would be able to start at quarterback against the Browns this weekend when he talked about what the team needs to do when Kirk Cousins is in the game, but there…Upvote Share Tweet
Miller visits holiday party for the deafBEACHWOOD -- Browns offensive lineman Ryan Miller visited a holiday party for the hearing impaired of Cleveland on Tuesday morning.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 11, 2012Kyrie Irving returns to Cleveland’s lineup tonight against the Lakers after missing 11 games with a broken finger. However, be very surprised if the injury, or the wrap he’ll cover it with, holds back Irving’s world-class handle much. Every elite NBUpvote Share Tweet
Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturns Saints bounty suspensions, clears Cleveland Browns' Scott FujitaFormer commissioner says that "this entire case has been contaminated by the coaches and others in the Saints' organization."Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas hosts 'Shop with a Pro'NORTH OLMSTED -- Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas held a “Shop with a Pro” event in support of the American Red Cross on Monday evening.Upvote Share TweetGarcon said: "We have a little bit tougher of a task with Kirk starting." RG3's dad says he's doing great and expects him to play.Upvote Share TweetThe Browns are riding a three-game winning streak, but will that be enough to save Pat Shurmur's job? CineSport's Brian Clark and The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw discuss.Upvote Share Tweet
When is it OK to Get Excited About a Winning Streak?When is a winning streak something that fans can believe in, rather than just a mirage that helps to mask a team’s ongoing problems? Just as importantly, how can you tell the difference? That’s the question facing everyone surrounding the Cleveland BrUpvote Share TweetBrowns wide receiver Travis Benjamin has been nominated for the Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Week Award, the league announced Tuesday morning.Upvote Share Tweet
From Pawns To Kings: The game of chess is an activity that I have come…The game of chess is an activity that I have come to enjoy, even with a very limited amount of success. I’m talking about a level of limited success that compares to the Expansion Era Cleveland Browns, trying different approaches with the same undesirUpvote Share TweetI hope you're ready for a lot of questions to begin your Tuesday. Why did the Ravens fire Cam Cameron? Why didn't Mike Tomlin go for a two-point conversion? Why did the Bengals throw the ball late in the fourth quarter? And why may Browns fans still not…Upvote Share Tweet
Choo Dealt To Reds In Three-Team TradeDec 11Jerry Crasnick has the latest on the three-team deal that sent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to the Reds and prized pitching prospect Trevor Bauer to the Indians.
Cavs Top Lakers Despite Kobe's 42Dec 11Cavaliers win in Kyrie Irving's return.
Pierce: A Black Eye For The LeagueDec 11Antonio Pierce and Herm Edwards react to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
Woodson: Bounty Case MishandledDec 11Darren Woodson reacts to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add upDec 11Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
NBA oddsmakers - Mavs, Celtics, Spurs, JazzDec 11Our panel predicts 2012-13 outcomes based on each team's current Hollinger Playoff Odds.
Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coachesDec 11In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
Peter King: Texans, Falcons ugly losses give Super Bowl race wide-open fee…Dec 11Not too excited about the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, are you, in the wake of bad losses by the Falcons and Texans in Week 14? There's a reason. Atlanta and Houston are clearly vulnerable entering the last three weeks of the regular season.