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Brandon Weeden plans on being the Cleveland Browns starting qua…

Brandon Weeden plans on being the Cleveland Browns starting quarterback next year (video)

cleveland.com ESPN.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden said at an appearance at the Cleveland Auto Show at the I-X Center that he looks forward to competing and expects to be the starting quarterback next year.
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  • Indians' Brantley spiked, gets stitches in arm

    Indians' Brantley spiked, gets stitches in arm

    ESPN.com Feb 25, 2013
    Cleveland left fielder Michael Brantley needed stitches in his left forearm after being spiked Monday during the Indians' 14-10 win over the Oakland Athletics.
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  • Aces Up, Tribe Remains Perfect in the Desert

    Aces Up, Tribe Remains Perfect in the Desert

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 25, 2013
    It took us a while to get here, but it looks like we finally saw the guy Terry Francona is going to give the ball to when the games start counting in Toronto in a little over a month. The thing is, we still don't know just which one of the Tribe's poten…
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  • Hot in Cleveland: Indians sell out home opener in six minutes, …

    Hot in Cleveland: Indians sell out home opener in six minutes, start spring 5-0

    yahoo.com Feb 25, 2013
    The Cleveland Indians had the second lowest attendance in baseball in 2012 - an average of 19,797 per game. For some perspective: That's less than half of the attendance leading Philadelphia Phillies, who averaged 44,021 per game. In Cleveland, it's not
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  • Indians optimistic Jimenez will return to form

    Indians optimistic Jimenez will return to form

    MLB.com Feb 25, 2013
    Ubaldo Jimenez searched for answers to his past struggles and Cleveland is hoping these weeks of Spring Training can provide sufficient time for finding a potential solution.
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  • LeBron James retroactively wins Slam Dunk Contest in warm-ups b…

    LeBron James retroactively wins Slam Dunk Contest in warm-ups before Heat win over Cavs (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Feb 25, 2013
    Listen, LeBron James: We understand why you'd never going to enter the Slam Dunk Contest. You're the biggest star in the basketball world and you've got more to lose by entering the contest than anyone; because the hype's been built up for so many years…
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  • Browns bringing in Breaston for a visit

    Browns bringing in Breaston for a visit

    The Steelers are interested in free agent receiver Steve Breaston, but they aren’t the only AFC North team with interest. Breaston will visit the Browns this week, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. Other teams reportedly interested in Breaston’s ser
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  • Miles Goes Off as Cavs (Almost) Beat Heat Again!

    Miles Goes Off as Cavs (Almost) Beat Heat Again!

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 25, 2013
    If an “Oscar Clip” showcases a riveting performance condensed into a matter of seconds, then Daniel-Day Lewis had nothin’ on C.J. Miles last night. Sure, C.J.’s Cavaliers fell once again to the hated Heat in South Beach, just as “Lincoln” took
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  • Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #24

    Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #24

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 25, 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; please, no wage
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  • Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combin…

    Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combine

    CNNSI.com Feb 25, 2013
    Pop quiz: Can you name these men? They could be this year's top five, Peter King writes from Indy as he breaks down what we now know -- and still don't -- about the draft.
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  • Report: 49ers have a deal for Smith, Jags and Browns deny

    Report: 49ers have a deal for Smith, Jags and Browns deny

    profootballtalk.com Feb 25, 2013
    The 49ers made it sufficiently clear at the NFL Scouting Combine that they weren’t going to be giving quarterback Alex Smith away. And they may have already found a taker, or are at least spreading the word that they have in order to goose the market.
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  • NFL Combine 2013 Morning Update: Defensive ends and linebackers…

    NFL Combine 2013 Morning Update: Defensive ends and linebackers will get the Browns' attention today

    cleveland.com Feb 25, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns' possible first pick in the draft might be on display during today's drills.
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Franchised TEs a bargain -- for now

    Feb 25
    Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.