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Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Free agent Paul Kruger could help solve outside LB need; plans for aggressive defenseUpdated Feb 28 Share Tweet
Baltimore probably can't afford to keep pass-rushing Kruger. Browns think the best way to disrupt offenses is to get to the quarterback. More Browns story links.
Young Cavaliers growing into winnersUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetCavaliers center Tyler Zeller slipped on his cute "Dora the Explorer" backpack, grabbed the handles of the pink stroller carrying his baby doll and headed out of Quicken Loans Arena after a win over Toronto.Source: nba.comShare TweetBrowns receiver Josh Cribbs will become a free agent in less than two weeks. He said Thursday that his agent is talking to other teams. Given that Cribbs doesn’t become a free agent until March 12, that’s a problem. So how did Cribbs’ agent solv
Ryan Mallett as new Browns quarterback, Scott Kazmir's redemption and Cavs' big men: Blog RoundupUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Dawgs By Nature, Wahoo's On First and Bleacher Report.Share TweetThe Rangers ended their winless Spring Training by jumping all over the Indians pitching staff in a 10-0 victory, with Lance Berkman leading off in his first game for Texas after missing much of the spring with a mild right-calf strainSource: MLB.com
Francona wants home-plate collisions to stayUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetIndians manager Terry Francona does not believe home-plate collisions should be banned by Major League Baseball.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThis 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, in the Boards. As David Letterman would say, “For entertainment purposes only; please, no wageSource: theclevelandfan.com
Draft Insider: Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor recap NFL Combine and draft possibilities for BrownsUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetOn today’s Draft Insider, cleveland.com’s Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor recapped the NFL Combine and talked about the possibilities at No. 6 for the Browns in the upcoming NFL Draft.Share TweetThe Browns are right behind the Bengals in salary-cap room with an estimated $50 million. Like the Bengals, the Browns have relatively low cap numbers, especially on the offensive side of the ball. Only five players on the entire team are over $5 millio…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetTexas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus was scratched from Thursday's Cactus League game against the Cleveland Indians due to muscle soreness in his left arm caused by a new tattoo.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe list of potential landing spots for free-agent wide receiver Steve Breaston appears to have shrunk. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns are not expected to sign Breaston, who is expected to meet with AFC North rivalSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetSI.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.Source: CNNSI.com
Cleveland Sports Vault: What Browns Fans Need to Know About Fred “Curly” MorrisonUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetI am not exactly a Woody Allen kind of guy. He is brilliant, and clever. He is also whiny, and self-absorbed. And you know how Opening Day at Progressive Field is fun, despite having to tolerate the onslaught of the superficial, see-and-be-seen crowd? A…Source: theclevelandfan.com
Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Is Geno Smith worthy of the No. 1 pick? What the Alex Smith trade means for the BrownsUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetGeno Smith's college quarterback coach says he's a franchise quarterback.Share TweetThe Cleveland Indians continue to win the offseason. The club announced Thursday that it is lowering prices for the coming season on top-selling concession items at Progressive Field, most notably hot dogs and beer. Dogs start at $3 and a 12-ounce beer …
Watch PD Sports Insider today at 12:30 p.m.: Tribe, NFL Draft and Browns talkUpdated Feb 28 Share TweetWatch PD Sports Insider today at 12:30 p.m. as Dennis Manoloff and Glenn Moore will be joined by Mary Kay Cabot, Paul Hoynes and Barry Gardner.Share TweetHow hot was Stephen Curry last night in Madison Square Garden? He said afterward that his teammates were treating him like a pitcher in the middle of a no-hitter. No one would speak to him. It worked for most of the night. Curry was a savage, scoring 54…Source: dimemag.com
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Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 28SI.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.