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Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Free agent Paul Kruger could help …

Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Free agent Paul Kruger could help solve outside LB need; plans for aggressive defense

cleveland.com Updated Feb 28, 2013
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.
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  • Young Cavaliers growing into winners

    Young Cavaliers growing into winners

    nba.com Feb 28, 2013
    Cavaliers 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.
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  • Cribbs’ agent tries to put the tampering toothpaste back in the…

    Cribbs’ agent tries to put the tampering toothpaste back in the tube

    Browns 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
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  • Ryan Mallett as new Browns quarterback, Scott Kazmir's redempti…

    Ryan Mallett as new Browns quarterback, Scott Kazmir's redemption and Cavs' big men: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Feb 28, 2013
    Here 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.
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  • Berkman leads way as Profar impresses vs. Tribe

    Berkman leads way as Profar impresses vs. Tribe

    MLB.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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 strain
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  • Francona wants home-plate collisions to stay

    Francona wants home-plate collisions to stay

    MLB.com Feb 28, 2013
    Indians manager Terry Francona does not believe home-plate collisions should be banned by Major League Baseball.
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  • Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #27

    Top Cleveland Sports Figures, By the Numbers - #27

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 28, 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, in the Boards. As David Letterman would say, “For entertainment purposes only; please, no wage
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  • Draft Insider: Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor recap NFL Combine an…

    Draft Insider: Glenn Moore and Chris Fedor recap NFL Combine and draft possibilities for Browns

    cleveland.com Feb 28, 2013
    On 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.
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  • Browns' top salary-cap numbers

    Browns' top salary-cap numbers

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Andrus scratched due to soreness from tattoo

    Andrus scratched due to soreness from tattoo

    ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    Texas 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.
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  • Report: Browns unlikely to sign Steve Breaston

    Report: Browns unlikely to sign Steve Breaston

    profootballtalk.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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 rival
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  • Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    Don Banks: New England Patriots 2013 Offseason Preview

    CNNSI.com Feb 28, 2013
    SI.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.
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  • Cleveland Sports Vault: What Browns Fans Need to Know About Fre…

    Cleveland Sports Vault: What Browns Fans Need to Know About Fred “Curly” Morrison

    theclevelandfan.com Feb 28, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Is Geno Smith worthy of th…
  • Cleveland Indians lower prices on hot dogs, beer and other conc…

    Cleveland Indians lower prices on hot dogs, beer and other concessions

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Feb 28, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Watch PD Sports Insider today at 12:30 p.m.: Tribe, NFL Draft a…

    Watch PD Sports Insider today at 12:30 p.m.: Tribe, NFL Draft and Browns talk

    cleveland.com Feb 28, 2013
    Watch 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.
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  • Stephen Curry Drops 54 In Madison Square Garden; Monta Ellis Hi…

    Stephen Curry Drops 54 In Madison Square Garden; Monta Ellis Hits The Year’s Craziest Buzzer-Beater

    dimemag.com Feb 28, 2013
    How 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…
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