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Spring Training Rundown: The Long Way to the First Day
It just hit me so quickly. All this spring training madness. I don't think it slowed down once for me to breath it all in. Maybe it took a crash down to the reality for our spring edition of the Cleveland Indians 2013 squad for me to stop and breathe, b…Upvote Share Tweet
Luke Walton Reminds People He's a Member of the Cavs, Win 101-98The talk on social media on Tuesday was that this would be forever remembered as "the Luke Walton Game." On the surface, Luke Walton's 8 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and a steal are not that impressive. Of every player in the match-up betwee…Upvote Share TweetDion Waiters scored 25 points to help make up for the absence of Kyrie Irving, and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls with a 101-98 victory on Tuesday night.Upvote Share TweetBrowns quarterback Brandon Weeden says the player he really is and the player we all saw on the field during his rookie year are not exactly the same player. In an interview on WKNR in Cleveland, Weeden said his rookie year was “average,” but he’s aUpvote Share Tweet
Indians Concede Spring Perfection to RoyalsSome things just weren’t meant to last forever, but when it comes to things ending with a thud, the Cleveland Indians could do a lot worse than dropping to 5-1 in Cactus League play on February 26lth. But, the 1972 Dolphins will need to hold off on thUpvote Share Tweet
A Big MAC Attack: A year after Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club B…A year after Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and a year before man landed on the moon, we witnessed another moment in our history that, when you come right down to it, was probably just as culturally significant. Its origin and contents are like tUpvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL Combine 2013 P.M. links: Free agency begins March 12; post-combine offensive player rankingsThe Browns haven't fared particularly well in recent free-agency periods. The NFL Scouting Combine has concluded. More Browns and combine story links.Upvote Share TweetGOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- New Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona has named Justin Masterson his starter for opening day.Upvote Share Tweet
Reliever Joseph strikes out the side againMLB.com Updated Feb 26, 2013Donnie Joseph struck out the side in the Indians' fifth on Tuesday, dispensing the three batters on the minimum nine pitches. He had fanned all three Rangers he faced on Saturday, throwing 15 pitches.Upvote Share Tweet
Five myths about Brandon Weeden, Jason Kipnis against lefties and Cavs expectations: Blog RoundupHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawgs By Nature, It's Pronounced Lajaway and Fear the Sword.Upvote Share Tweet
Reds use caution with Frazier's healing calfMLB.com Updated Feb 26, 2013The Reds aren't taking the slightest of chances of players with even minor injuries this early in Spring Training. Third baseman Todd Frazier has not played since Saturday, when he strained his left calf sliding into third base against the Indians.Upvote Share Tweet
Risky draft prospect for Browns, SteelersESPN.com Updated Feb 26, 2013Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is a perfect fit for the Browns' new 3-4 defense. Jones is the exact pass-rush terror the Steelers need to eventually replace James Harrison. But the Browns and Steelers could both pass on the FBS leader in sacks in the f…Upvote Share Tweet
Mary Kay Cabot talks with 92.3 The Fan on Brandon Weeden getting flak from teammatesPlain Dealer Browns reporter Mary Kay Cabot joined Baskin and Phelps on 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM) today to talk Browns.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 26, 2013Michael Brantley is wearing a protective wrap on his left forearm at the Cleveland Indians' training camp and has no timetable for returning to the lineup.Upvote Share Tweet
Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #25The first minor league baseball game I ever went to was in 1991. I was 9 going on 10, and my dad took me to go see the AA Canton-Akron Indians. The tickets, parking and food were all cheaper than the big league club, and the baseball was almost as good.…Upvote Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Updated Feb 26, 2013The NFL regular season is still months away, but the NFL Network is providing Browns fans with a football fix through special encore broadcasts of "NFL Road Tested" all next month.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
NFL Combine 2013 Morning Update: Cleveland Browns could have their eyes on several defensive backs on final dayThe Browns will get a close look at defensive backs today during the final day of the NFL Combine.Upvote Share Tweet
Cavs Stun Bulls In ChicagoFeb 26Cavs hang on to top Bulls, 101-98.
Johnny Damon Would Return To YankeesFeb 26With Curtis Granderson sidelined for 10 weeks due to injury, Johnny Damon would be interested in returning to New York.
2013 NFL combine -- Plenty learned at event done rightFeb 26We learned plenty at this year's combine, as usual, so the NFL shouldn't change a thing, writes John Clayton.
Sources: Holmgren, Raiders talk front office jobFeb 26The Oakland Raiders have been talking to former Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren about a leadership position within the organization, according to two sources.
Peter King: More on Tom Brady's amazing deal; mailFeb 26Picking up the pieces from the surprising three-year, $27 million Tom Brady contract extension:
Adande/Gutierrez: Who's the NBA's most clutch player?Feb 26Which player gets the ball in crunch time? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez decide.