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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.Upvote Share TweetA 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Hafner reaches incentive-laden deal with YankeesCNNSI.com Updated Feb 1, 2013NEW 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.Upvote Share Tweet
No deal for Aviles and Tribe, arbitration hearing aheadMLB.com Updated Feb 1, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Art Modell's true legacy, the Bullpen Mafia and Mark Price-Kyrie Irving: Blog RoundupHere 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas optimistic about futureNEW ORLEANS -- Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas is optimistic about the future of the team under new head coach, Rob Chudzinski.Upvote Share Tweet
Thomas 'humbled' by nominationNEW ORLEANS -- Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas was humbled by being selected as a finalist for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.Upvote Share Tweet
This Day in Browns History - Feb. 1In his feature, ClevelandBrowns.com looks at the day two Browns were selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL P.M. Links: Uh-oh, Andy Reid may also want Alex Smith; Donte Whitner almost joined the BengalsThe Browns will have competition if they pursue quarterback Alex Smith.Upvote Share Tweettheclevelandfan.com Updated Feb 1, 2013This 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;…Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Holmgren says it would be a “big surprise” for him to return to coachingprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 1, 2013Former 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Offseason Rundown: Winding Down to Wind Back Uptheclevelandfan.com Updated Feb 1, 2013Oh 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Pistons Power Past Cavs, 117-99Feb 1Pistons snap two game skid.
NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadlineFeb 1Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and GoalFeb 1The 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 1NEW 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, matchupFeb 1NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.