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Cleveland Browns kicker Phil Dawson still unsure if Sunday's ga…

Cleveland Browns kicker Phil Dawson still unsure if Sunday's game will be his last in Cleveland Browns Stadium (Q&A with Mary Ka

cleveland.com Updated Dec 13, 2012
Phil Dawson would like nothing better than to carry the Lombardi Trophy down Euclid Ave.
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  • Browns add Kendrick Adams to practice squad

    Browns add Kendrick Adams to practice squad

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 13, 2012
    The Browns have added Kendrick Adams to the practice squad, the team announced Thursday evening.
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  • Sticking with Shurmur and Heckert, logic of Trevor Bauer and no…

    Sticking with Shurmur and Heckert, logic of Trevor Bauer and no excuses for Cavs: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Dec 13, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are NFL.com, Grantland and Fox Sports Ohio.
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  • Jauron readies defense for Redskins

    Jauron readies defense for Redskins

    Coordinator Dick Jauron is readying the Browns’ defense for the challenges the Washington Redskins’ offense presents.
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  • Cleveland Browns' Phil Taylor looks forward to playing against …

    Cleveland Browns' Phil Taylor looks forward to playing against former teammate RG3 (video)

    cleveland.com Dec 13, 2012
    Former Baylor teammates RG3 and Phil Taylor will meet on the field Sunday at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
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  • Shurmur sees a confident team

    Shurmur sees a confident team

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 13, 2012
    Browns coach Pat Shurmur says the team has developed confidence from finishing games.
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  • PD Sports Insider: Browns-Redskins preview with Mike Jones and …

    PD Sports Insider: Browns-Redskins preview with Mike Jones and Mary Kay Cabot; Tribe trade talk

    cleveland.com Dec 13, 2012
    On today's PD Sports Insider, The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff, Bud Shaw and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore previewed Sunday's matchup between the Browns and Redskins with Mary Kay Cabot and The Washington Post's Mike Jones.
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  • Where they rank on offense, defense

    Where they rank on offense, defense

    ESPN.com Dec 13, 2012
    Four weeks ago, the Cleveland Browns defense ranked 2oth in the NFL in points allowed. Now, Cleveland ranks in the top 10. During the Browns' three-game win streak, they have given up: 14, 17 and seven points. That has improved the Browns to ninth in sc…
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  • Smith, Hargrove accept Tagliabue’s decision, withdraw motion to…

    Smith, Hargrove accept Tagliabue’s decision, withdraw motion to vacate

    profootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012
    For three of the players whose suspension were overturned by former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, the bounty case is finally over. As to Browns linebacker Scott Fujita, who was fully exonerated by Tagliabue, there’s nothing for Fujita to challenge in cou
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  • Todd McShay's mock 1.0: AFC North style

    Todd McShay's mock 1.0: AFC North style

    ESPN.com Dec 13, 2012
    ESPN's Todd McShay offered up his first version of the mock draft. You'll need a subscription to view the entire Insider piece, but here's the AFC North part of it: 10. Cleveland Browns Pick: G Chance Warmack, Alabama Hensley's comment: I know Warmack i…
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  • Pacers Rookie Ben Hansbrough's Older Brother Tyler Totally Emba…

    Pacers Rookie Ben Hansbrough's Older Brother Tyler Totally Embarrasses Him In Front Of His Friends

    deadspin.com Dec 13, 2012
    There are two ways to look at this incident, which took place during the Pacers-Cavs game last night, in which Tristan Thompson (probably inadvertently) elbowed Pacers rookie Ben Hansbrough, and Pacers psychopath Tyler Hansbrough intervened and admonish…
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  • Ian Thomsen: Rash of injuries prompts rule change discussion

    Ian Thomsen: Rash of injuries prompts rule change discussion

    CNNSI.com Dec 13, 2012
    The NBA has turned into a league of mysterious injuries. So far this season, Eric Gordon, Danny Granger, John Wall and Andrew Bynum haven't played a minute because of knee ailments that were aggravated or failed to be rehabbed over the summer.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Nick Saban's future; RG3 p…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Nick Saban's future; RG3 practices; Duck Dynasty and Tank Carder

    cleveland.com Dec 13, 2012
    Nick Saban isn't a good fit for the Browns because of his NFL past. Or is he?
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  • Weeden looks to continue building

    Weeden looks to continue building

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 13, 2012
    Quarterback Brandon Weeden is hoping to build from last week’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs when the Browns host the Redskins on Sunday.
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  • Did the Indians Choose Wisely in Their Latest Pitching Deal?

    Did the Indians Choose Wisely in Their Latest Pitching Deal?

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 13, 2012
    The Cleveland Indians finally decided to join the Hot Stove party on Tuesday, dealing right fielder Shin-Soo Choo to Cincinnati in a three-team, nine-player trade. When it was all done and dusted, the Tribe ended up with pitchers Trevor Bauer (the third…
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  • Kevin Durant Explodes In OKC; The Best Team You Don’t Know Abou…

    Kevin Durant Explodes In OKC; The Best Team You Don’t Know About Beats Miami

    dimemag.com Dec 13, 2012
    Having Kevin Durant on your team is probably good for about 10 extra wins a year strictly based on his talent and his competitive streak. You’re going to win games you shouldn’t only because he’ll get pissed off for some reason or another and start
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  • Video - Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns 02:10

    Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns

    Dec 13
    NFL Films previews the Week 15 matchup between the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Browns.

Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime: Top trade targets

    Dec 13
    Which top players are on the trading block? Marc Stein has the latest scoop.
  • ESPN columnist John Hollinger will join Memphis Grizzlies' front office

    Dec 13
    John Hollinger, a fixture of ESPN.com's coverage of the NBA for the past eight seasons, is leaving his role as a columnist to join the front office of the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • ESPN columnist John Hollinger will join Memphis Grizzlies' front office

    Dec 13
    John Hollinger, a fixture of ESPN.com's coverage of the NBA for the past eight seasons, is leaving his role as a columnist to join the front office of the Memphis Grizzlies.
  • Peter King: NFL Week 15 Picks

    Dec 13
    Peter King: NFL Week 15 Picks