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Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 45, Bob Golic …

Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 45, Bob Golic (video)

cleveland.com Updated Feb 1, 2013
Nose tackle Golic, a Cleveland native, was a three-time Pro Bowl selection from Browns playoff teams in the 1980s.
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  • Haslam talks free agency, draft

    Haslam talks free agency, draft

    NEW ORLEANS -- During a brief session with the media Friday, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam talked about the team’s plans for free agency and the NFL Draft.
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  • Art Modell's Hall of Fame enshrinement in the hands of a few: B…

    Art Modell's Hall of Fame enshrinement in the hands of a few: Bill Livingston

    cleveland.com Feb 1, 2013
    A handful of voters today could enshrine former Browns owner Art Modell into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. If they do, it will be unfortunate.
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  • Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with Yankees

    Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with Yankees

    CNNSI.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Travis Hafner and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn up to $4 million more in bonuses based on plate appearances.
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  • No deal for Aviles and Tribe, arbitration hearing ahead

    No deal for Aviles and Tribe, arbitration hearing ahead

    MLB.com Feb 1, 2013
    The Indians believe Mike Aviles will play an important role for the ballclub this season. First, though, there is the matter of finalizing the infielder's contract.
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  • Art Modell's true legacy, the Bullpen Mafia and Mark Price-Kyri…

    Art Modell's true legacy, the Bullpen Mafia and Mark Price-Kyrie Irving: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Feb 1, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are 92.3 The Fan, CLE Sports Chat and Stepien Rules.
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  • Thomas optimistic about future

    Thomas optimistic about future

    clevelandbrowns.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is optimistic about the future of the team under new head coach, Rob Chudzinski.
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  • Thomas 'humbled' by nomination

    Thomas 'humbled' by nomination

    clevelandbrowns.com Feb 1, 2013
    NEW ORLEANS -- Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas was humbled by being selected as a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.
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  • This Day in Browns History - Feb. 1

    This Day in Browns History - Feb. 1

    clevelandbrowns.com Feb 1, 2013
    In his feature, ClevelandBrowns.com looks at the day two Browns were selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL P.M. Links: Uh-oh, Andy Reid may also …

    Cleveland Browns and NFL P.M. Links: Uh-oh, Andy Reid may also want Alex Smith; Donte Whitner almost joined the Bengals

    cleveland.com Feb 1, 2013
    The Browns will have competition if they pursue quarterback Alex Smith.
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  • Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #5

    Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #5

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 1, 2013
    This is one installment in a team effort by The Cleveland Fan, highlighting the top local sports figures by jersey number. Please weigh in with your thoughts on the "Boards". As David Letterman would say, "For entertainment purposes only;…
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  • Mike Holmgren says it would be a “big surprise” for him to ret…

    Mike Holmgren says it would be a “big surprise” for him to return to coaching

    profootballtalk.com Feb 1, 2013
    Former Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren has moved back to the Seattle area after his three-year run as the right-hand man to former owner Randy Lerner. Holmgren was let go as team president after Jimmy Haslam bought the team from Lerner last yea…
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  • Offseason Rundown: Winding Down to Wind Back Up

    Offseason Rundown: Winding Down to Wind Back Up

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 1, 2013
    Oh February, how I've awaited you. How we all have awaited you The best thing about February is that you can start talking about days without the number being too high. It's not triple digits, it doesn't make it easier to say months, you can say, there …
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  • Video - Pistons Power Past Cavs, 117-99 00:59

    Pistons Power Past Cavs, 117-99

    Feb 1
    Pistons snap two game skid.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadline

    Feb 1
    Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
  • Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and Goal

    Feb 1
    The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
  • Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive rin…

    Feb 1
    NEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
  • Peter King: Ravens-49ers a great, and very unpredictable, matchup

    Feb 1
    NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.