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When new Browns owner Jimmy Haslam announced on Monday that he’s returning to his previous job as CEO of Pilot Flying J, it raised questions about whether he’s going to be too much of a hands-off owner. But Haslam insists that’s not going to be theUpvote Share Tweet
Something's happening here ... what it is ain't exactly clear We're still trying to wrap our head around the thought that the Cleveland Indians are actually doing baseball things in the free agent market. The latest being the signing of outfielder Micha…Upvote Share TweetThis is part two of Nino's yearly Spring Traininer Primer. For Part 1, you can click here. - This was finalized and ready to go. I figured I had avoided the eventual last minute minor league free agent or kind of surprise signing that the Indians usuall…Upvote Share Tweet
Mary Kay Cabot tells 92.3 The Fan that Mike Wallace is a realistic possibility for the BrownsPlain Dealer Browns reporter Mary Kay Cabot joined Baskin and Phelps on 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM) today to talk Browns.Upvote Share Tweet
Kyrie Irving’s Three-Point Contest Preparation Is Taking On Coach Byron Scottdimemag.com Updated Feb 12, 2013Will this shootout be the real-life equivalent of Denzel Washington and Ray Allen in He Got Game? There’s a very good (read, 100 percent) chance Cleveland head coach Byron Scott‘s three-point shootout with star guard Kyrie Irving won’t carry the emoUpvote Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Updated Feb 12, 2013In this feature, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to the day Browns Legend Doug Dieken was born.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Feb 12, 2013New coach Chip Kelly faces a tricky rebuilding task with the Philadelphia Eagles as he incorporates his up-temp attack into the NFL.Upvote Share Tweet
Ian Thomsen: John Wall's return puts Wizards back on track; more mailCNNSI.com Updated Feb 12, 2013Time to break up the Wiz? Washington has won 11 of its last 18 and has ranked first in defensive efficiency since John Wall returned. Could they sneak into the playoffs as the team no one wants to face in the first round? -- Adam T., Washington D.C.Upvote Share Tweettheclevelandfan.com Updated Feb 12, 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. And as David Letterman would say, “For entertainment purposes only; please, noUpvote Share TweetThere was always an air of unreality about the Mets' pursuit of outfielder Michael Bourn, who is going to Cleveland on a four-year, $48 million contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Giving up 2 first-round draft picks for Joe Flacco is too expensive: Browns Comment of the Day"Flacco is too expensive. does not matter how good he might be. To give up two first rounders would be suicide. We would be stupid. Whether we can afford him or not! We have to many other needs to give up that much talent (we already have a number …Upvote Share Tweet
Talk Tribe, Browns and Cavs with Terry Pluto today at noonGet your questions ready and join Terry Pluto today at noon as he talks Cleveland sports.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns could “double dip” with a raid on AFC North rivalsprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 12, 2013The Browns have a lot of salary cap space and a need at quarterback, and so they’re a logical choice to make a move for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, if Baltimore uses only the non-exclusive franchise tender on Flacco. But Flacco may not be the only AFUpvote Share Tweet
Francona Talks IndiansFeb 12Terry Francona on the Indians' off-season moves and what to expect from the team this year.
BBTN Special: Dodgers Spring TrainingFeb 12Karl Ravech, Tim Kurkjian, and Curt Schilling report from the Dodgers' spring training camp.
Swisher Ready For 2013Feb 12Nick Swisher on his new team, manager Terry Francona, and Michael Bourn.
Breaking Down The Bourn DealFeb 12Buster Olney discusses how the Michael Bourn deal went down.
Kobe Bryant says chastising fan on Twitter was 'right thing to do'Feb 13Kobe Bryant welcomes challenges, which explains why he chastised a fan on Twitter for using a homophobic slur. "It's the right thing to do," Bryant told ESPN.com. "I couldn't help myself. I saw it, I was like, 'I can't help myself. I have to respond.'"
Don Banks: Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 12SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
Adande/Gutierrez: Comparing LeBron James to Michael JordanFeb 12Our experts discuss whether LeBron James can reach or surpass Michael Jordan's level of greatness.