This is the December 19, 2012 news archive. View today's Cleveland Sports rumors and news.
Cleveland Sports News and Rumors
Catfish Fry: Pierce, C's Drop CavsIt 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 theUpvote Share Tweet
Pierce erupts for 40 as Celts halt 3-game skidESPN.com Dec 19, 2012Paul 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.Upvote Share TweetBrowns quarterback Brandon Weeden is focused on improving over the final eight quarters of the 2012 regular season.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Dec 19, 2012Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao missed Wednesday night's game against the Boston Celtics because of a bruised right knee.Upvote Share Tweet
How They Spent the LockoutWith 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 ofUpvote Share Tweet
Shurmur: 'Manning is rare air'Browns coach Pat Shurmur has an appreciation for the talent of Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns fans aren't paranoid depressives (but the 'factory of sadness' does have it in for us): Bud Shaw's Sports Spincleveland.com Dec 19, 2012Paranoia in Cleveland sports runs rampant, and understandably so ... writing off Joe Banner's plans for the future.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 19, 2012ASHBURN, 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.Upvote Share TweetWhen 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Browns add George Bryan to practice squadThe Browns added George Bryan to the practice squad, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns Game Vault: 10/29/78. RB Mike Pruitt’s Breakout GameMy 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 toUpvote Share Tweet
Browns host annual toy extravaganzaCLEVELAND -- The Browns held their annual toy extravaganza at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Tuesday evening.Upvote Share Tweet
Pat Shurmur is the best option at head coach next season: Browns Comment of the Daycleveland.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." - floribobUpvote Share TweetNew 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 gamUpvote Share Tweet
The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 16As 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
LeBron James Throws Up An Insane Stat Line; Brooklyn Blows A Chance To Steal A Windimemag.com Dec 19, 2012Sometimes 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, theUpvote Share TweetJoakim 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 atUpvote Share Tweet
'Sound FX': Cleveland Browns QB Brandon WeedenDec 19Take 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.
NBA's Super GuardsDec 19David Thorpe breaks down Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose, Damian Lillard and a generation of amazing young point guards.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-DENDec 19Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Browns-Broncos
Pierce Erupts For 40 PointsDec 19Paul Pierce scored a season-high 40 points to snap the Celtics' three-game skid.