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Browns cut defensive end Rucker after 1 year

Browns cut defensive end Rucker after 1 year

The Browns' switch on defense started with Frostee Rucker being shifted out the door.
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 44, Kenny Konz…

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 44, Kenny Konz (video)

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    The versatile Konz was one of the league's swiftest defensive backs when he helped the Browns reach four championship games.
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  • Indians reach deals with FAs Hermida, Santos

    Indians reach deals with FAs Hermida, Santos

    ESPN.com MLB.com Feb 5, 2013
    The Indians signed free agent outfielder Jeremy Hermida and catcher Omir Santos to minor league contracts.
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  • Can the Cleveland Browns absorb any Super Bowl lessons? Bud Sha…

    Can the Cleveland Browns absorb any Super Bowl lessons? Bud Shaw (video)

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    How does the Cleveland Browns' current roster stand up to its new coaching staff?
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  • Statistics show West Coast was never the best route for Clevela…

    Statistics show West Coast was never the best route for Cleveland Browns' Brandon Weeden: Terry Pluto

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    Can Brandon Weeden improve in an offense that stresses the shotgun and deep throws?
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  • Roundup: Parra avoids arbitration with D-backs

    Roundup: Parra avoids arbitration with D-backs

    CNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Outfielder Gerardo Parra and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $2.35 million, one-year contract, settling the team's last salary arbitration case of the year.
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  • Akron/CMU Kicks Off This Week's MAC Basketball Schedule

    Akron/CMU Kicks Off This Week's MAC Basketball Schedule

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 5, 2013
    The final month of the MAC regular season is in full swing as the mid-week round of games gets ready to tip off with a Tuesday night tilt between Akron and Central Michigan. The other 10 teams in the conference will stay on their regularly scheduled Wed…
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  • An essay on 2012 Browns, some early Indians projections and Ner…

    An essay on 2012 Browns, some early Indians projections and Nerlens Noel would be No. 1 pick for Cavs: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawg Pound Daily, Wahoo's On First and Fear The Sword.
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  • Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #9

    Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #9

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 5, 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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  • Browns need a veteran presence at wide receiver: Comment of the…

    Browns need a veteran presence at wide receiver: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    "We need a legit veteran presence at WR. We already have talent of Young's caliber. Plus there is a possibility we could draft a rookie QB (yet again) and I believe a veteran could help in the development of a rookie QB... not to mention the young …
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Will stock market rise bec…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Will stock market rise because of Ravens-Browns connection?; Super Bowl odds; mock drafts

    cleveland.com Feb 5, 2013
    What do the Browns and Ravens have to do with a possible stock rise?
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  • Who will compete to be Browns' QB?

    Who will compete to be Browns' QB?

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    It's been expected that there would be a quarterback competition on the Cleveland Browns this year after everyone in the organization has been noncommittal on Brandon Weeden being the starter. On Friday, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam confirmed it. "I t…
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  • Wake-up: Time to get over Browns' move?

    Wake-up: Time to get over Browns' move?

    ESPN.com Feb 5, 2013
    Let's take a look at what's happening around the division in the wake-up call ... RAVENS: Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata told USA Today that his injured left knee was feeling better. It was good sign that he was seen jogging through the team's New Orlean…
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  • Don't Tell Us How To Feel

    Don't Tell Us How To Feel

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 5, 2013
    If we’ve learned anything about ourselves along the way, in this seemingly never-ending saga of being Cleveland fans, it’s this.  We don’t like being told how to feel it.  It's like virtually every character on ABC's LOST uttered at one point or a
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  • Video - How Much Is LeBron James Worth? 06:44

    How Much Is LeBron James Worth?

    Feb 5
    Brian Windhorst on whether LeBron James is underpaid, and what the true value of superstars are in the NBA.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: More on two Super Bowl XLVII controversies; mail

    Feb 5
    It's the first day of the rest of our lives. Thirty-one weeks and two days until opening night at M&T Bank Stadium and the world champion Ravens host the opener of the 2013 season. Time to breathe a little bit. And by the way, if you haven't seen vi…
  • Coast to Coast - Who can beat the Miami Heat in East?

    Feb 5
    Our experts discuss what teams in the Eastern Conference could challenge the Heat in the playoffs?
  • Running Diary: The New Fast & Furious 6 Extended Trailer

    Feb 5
    February 5 is now a holiday. In less than an hour this morning, we learned Gus Johnson is calling the 2018 World Cup, Keith Law's annual list of the t...