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Nick Saban returning to Ohio? Trent Richardson would be 'shocke…

Nick Saban returning to Ohio? Trent Richardson would be 'shocked': Cleveland Browns Insider

cleveland.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Dec 19, 2012
Browns' rookie RB believes his college coach will stay at Alabama until he retires. "How can you get tired of winning?"
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  • Catfish Fry: Pierce, C's Drop Cavs

    Catfish Fry: Pierce, C's Drop Cavs

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 19, 2012
    It was a typical night for the Cavaliers Wednesday in Boston’s TD Garden. Playing without the injuried Anderson Varejao and displaying its usual slipshod effort on both sides of the ball, Cleveland dropped to 5-22 on the season with a 103-91 loss to the
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  • Pierce erupts for 40 as Celts halt 3-game skid

    Pierce erupts for 40 as Celts halt 3-game skid

    ESPN.com Dec 19, 2012
    Paul Pierce scored 25 of his season-high 40 points in the second half, carrying the Boston Celtics to a 103-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
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  • Weeden works to improve

    Weeden works to improve

    Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is focused on improving over the final eight quarters of the 2012 regular season.
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  • Cavs center Varejao out with bruised knee

    Cavs center Varejao out with bruised knee

    nba.com Dec 19, 2012
    Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao missed Wednesday night's game against the Boston Celtics because of a bruised right knee.
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  • How They Spent the Lockout

    How They Spent the Lockout

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 19, 2012
    With no progress made and the cancellation of the entire season drawing closer, now is a good time to update where the players listed on the Columbus Blue Jackets’ roster are playing and how the team’s players are doing. Next week will be a preview of
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  • Shurmur: 'Manning is rare air'

    Shurmur: 'Manning is rare air'

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 19, 2012
    Browns coach Pat Shurmur has an appreciation for the talent of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.
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  • Cleveland Browns fans aren't paranoid depressives (but the 'fac…

    Cleveland Browns fans aren't paranoid depressives (but the 'factory of sadness' does have it in for us): Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

    cleveland.com Dec 19, 2012
    Paranoia in Cleveland sports runs rampant, and understandably so ... writing off Joe Banner's plans for the future.
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  • RGIII practices, hopes to start Sunday

    RGIII practices, hopes to start Sunday

    CNNSI.com Dec 19, 2012
    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) Robert Griffin III is back on the practice field for the Washington Redskins, hoping the team will let him play this week as he recovers from a sprained right knee.
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  • Report:  McDaniels would “jump” at chance to coach Browns

    Report: McDaniels would “jump” at chance to coach Browns

    When banging out way too early this morning (or, as the case may be, way too late last night) an item summarizing and analyzing comments from Browns CEO Joe Banner regarding the anticipation that quick decisions will be made in Cleveland regarding the f…
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  • Browns add George Bryan to practice squad

    Browns add George Bryan to practice squad

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 19, 2012
    The Browns added George Bryan to the practice squad, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Browns Game Vault: 10/29/78. RB Mike Pruitt’s Breakout Game

    Browns Game Vault: 10/29/78. RB Mike Pruitt’s Breakout Game

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 19, 2012
    My most basic reason for following sports is for the enjoyment of an entertaining diversion. I do not delude myself: I know that none of my Cleveland teams are very good; my pet saying continues to be, “it’s a process”.  I follow closely enough to
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  • Browns host annual toy extravaganza

    Browns host annual toy extravaganza

    clevelandbrowns.com Dec 19, 2012
    CLEVELAND -- The Browns held their annual toy extravaganza at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Tuesday evening.
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  • Pat Shurmur is the best option at head coach next season: Brown…

    Pat Shurmur is the best option at head coach next season: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Dec 19, 2012
    "Josh McDaniel would not be an improvement over Shurmur. He was lousy in Denver, that's why he's not still in Denver. Nick Saban, maybe, just maybe could make the transition back to the NFL. But I'm not holding my breath." - floribob
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  • Banner Says It Won’t Take Long for Shurmur and Heckert to Know …

    Banner Says It Won’t Take Long for Shurmur and Heckert to Know Their Fate

    New Browns CEO Joe Banner stressed Tuesday that he’ll act swiftly on the futures of coach Pat Shurmur and General Manager Tom Heckert following the season finale in Pittsburgh. Don’t forget the last two coaches canned were done the day following a gam
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  • The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 16

    The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 16

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 19, 2012
    As 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 this
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  • LeBron James Throws Up An Insane Stat Line; Brooklyn Blows A Ch…

    LeBron James Throws Up An Insane Stat Line; Brooklyn Blows A Chance To Steal A Win

    dimemag.com Dec 19, 2012
    Sometimes we wish the NBA was more like the NFL. In football, you must bring your best effort or you’ll be left looking like Mark Sanchez on Monday Night Football, getting your skills compared to Uncle Rico from Napoleon Dynamite. But in basketball, the
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  • Raptors Cure Their Road Blues at Q

    Raptors Cure Their Road Blues at Q

    theclevelandfan.com Dec 19, 2012
    Joakim Noah may not think so, but a trip to Cleveland can be pretty sweet.  Then again, Noah doesn’t play for the Toronto Raptors, who entered play on Tuesday night with just one road victory in fifteen tries.  Of course, the Cavs, who fell to 3-8 at
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  • Video - 'Sound FX': Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden 04:01

    'Sound FX': Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden

    Dec 19
    Take a listen as Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden is mic'd up in a battle of rookie quarterbacks during the Week 15 matchup with the Washington Redskins.
  • Video - NBA's Super Guards 05:48

    NBA's Super Guards

    Dec 19
    David Thorpe breaks down Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard and a generation of amazing young point guards.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-DEN 00:58

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-DEN

    Dec 19
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Browns-Broncos
  • Video - Pierce Erupts For 40 Points 00:55

    Pierce Erupts For 40 Points

    Dec 19
    Paul Pierce scored a season-high 40 points to snap the Celtics' three-game skid.