This is the January 4, 2013 news archive. View today's Cleveland Sports rumors and news.
Cleveland Sports News and Rumors
cleveland.com ESPN.com profootballtalk.com yahoo.com CNNSI.com deadspin.com brownsgab.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
Chip Kelly to the Browns is a gamble. I have my doubts about any "pure" college coach with no NFL experience.Upvote Share Tweet
The Cavaliers snapped their three-game winning streak in dramatic fashion Friday night in Charlotte, sinking the Bobcats 106-104 on Kyrie Irving’s jumper with one second remaining. Being the Cavaliers, they made it as tough on themselves as humanly possUpvote Share TweetThe New York Jets have begun their search for Mike Tannenbaum's replacement.Upvote Share TweetAndy Reid pulled up to Arrowhead Stadium in a black SUV on Friday, stepped out of it wearing a dark suit and red tie, and walked briskly toward the doors of the Kansas City Chiefs' home.Upvote Share Tweet
In Mets-Like Move, Yankees Acquire Outfieldernytimes.com Updated Jan 4, 2013After losing Nick Swisher to the Indians in free agency, the Yankees claimed Russ Canzler off waivers from Cleveland.Upvote Share TweetA person familiar with the Buffalo Bills' coaching search says the team is still scheduled to interview Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy this weekend.Upvote Share Tweet
Better or Worse After Shurmur?First of all, there are no hard feelings towards Pat Shurmur. He didn’t offer any evidence to suggest it would be a mistake to part ways, and the new regime didn’t seek any. The Cleveland Browns are going in a new direction, which I applaud becausUpvote Share TweetThe Indians are not done looking for ways to upgrade aspects of their roster. After signing right-hander Brett Myers, though, the club appears to be done doling out substantial big league contracts to free agents.Upvote Share Tweet
Gil Brandt: Browns are a possible playoff team next seasoncleveland.com Updated Jan 4, 2013Brandt on the evolution of Joe Banner: "he’s a guy who’s gone from being a 30 handicap to a scratch player (as a football executive)."Upvote Share Tweet
Is It Time to Deal Andy?Here’s the question no Cavalier fan wants to face, much less answer: Is it time to give up on Anderson Varejao? Is it time to say “Nice knowin’ you,” and “Buena suerte, mi amigo”? Is it time for the Cavs to recognize that purging the roster ofUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 4, 2013With one of seven head-coaching vacancies filled, it’s unclear when the next seat will be occupied. A candidate for three of the open jobs has put the hay in the barn, and he’s applying patience as the teams gather information on other candidates. PerUpvote Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Updated Jan 4, 2013In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to the Browns-Raiders playoff game on Jan. 4, 1981.Upvote Share TweetSo 2012 has come and gone without another championship from any of Cleveland’s teams. While there were no titles to celebrate, there were still plenty of stories, from firings to trades, to too many losses and too few wins. Our annual review of the yearUpvote Share Tweetbrownsgab.com Updated Jan 4, 2013The Browns interviewed Penn State coach Bill O’Brien for their head coach vacancy this week, a league source told Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer today. They also interviewed Syracuse coach Doug Marrone on Thursday in Arizona. Up next for tUpvote Share Tweet
Cavs Hold Off Bobcats, 106-104Jan 4Kyrie Irving leads Cavs with 33 points.
Multiple Teams Interested In KellyJan 4Ed Werder discusses the teams interested in signing Chip Kelly and what it would take to convince him to leave Oregon.
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: