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Will the Cleveland Browns make a run at Alabama's Nick Saban an…

Will the Cleveland Browns make a run at Alabama's Nick Saban and other big-name coaches?

cleveland.com Updated Jan 7, 2013
The Browns' second wave of interviews will include former Browns offensive coordinators Bruce Arians and Marc Trestman, according to multiple reports. It is unclear if they will make a run at some of the big-name coaches out there such...
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  • Bulls 118, Cavaliers 92: A Snarky Recap

    Bulls 118, Cavaliers 92: A Snarky Recap

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 7, 2013
    While it lacked all the hype and pageantry of the BCS National Championship Game, tonight’s Cavs vs. Bulls matchup delivered a pretty comparable viewing experience-which is to say, a dull, relentless, one-sided steamrolling: Bulls 118, Cavaliers 92. W
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  • Boozer drives Bulls' drubbing of Cavaliers

    Boozer drives Bulls' drubbing of Cavaliers

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Carlos Boozer had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to an 118-92 rout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night.
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  • Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 50, Milt Plum …

    Cleveland Browns' 100 best all-time players: No. 50, Milt Plum (video)

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    Quarterback Plum led the NFL in several categories during his five seasons (1957-61) with the Browns.
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  • Browns To Make A Run At Jon Gruden?

    Browns To Make A Run At Jon Gruden?

    The Browns are going to reload their coaching search with Chip Kelly out of the picture, and one name to keep in mind is former Buccaneers coach Jon Gruden. Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer today is reporting that Gruden is going to get a ca…
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  • Candidates for Browns' coaching job, questioning Tribe's cuts a…

    Candidates for Browns' coaching job, questioning Tribe's cuts and Cavs' wishes: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Bleacher Report, Wahoo's On First and Stepien Rules.
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  • Cleveland Browns coaching search: Mary Kay Cabot discusses what…

    Cleveland Browns coaching search: Mary Kay Cabot discusses what's next after Chip Kelly (video)

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    Plain Dealer Cleveland Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot talks about Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and CEO Joe Banner's search for a new head coach after Oregon's Chip Kelly decides to stay with the Ducks.
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  • Haden pleased with effort

    Haden pleased with effort

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 7, 2013
    Cleveland Browns defensive back Joe Haden said the effort of the secondary stood out to him from the 2012 regular season.
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  • Not Feeling Very Chipper

    Not Feeling Very Chipper

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 7, 2013
    If Cleveland Browns fans are being honest with themselves, and if there's anything Cleveland Browns fans like less than all the losing it's being honest with themselves, then they'll admit that the best thing to happen to their team this past weekend wa…
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  • Reid speaks for first time as Chiefs' head coach

    Reid speaks for first time as Chiefs' head coach

    CNNSI.com Jan 7, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Andy Reid has been introduced as the new coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, one week after he was fired following 14 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • Cavaliers recall Leuer, excuse Walton for personal matter

    Cavaliers recall Leuer, excuse Walton for personal matter

    nba.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Cavaliers have recalled forward Jon Leuer from Canton and excused forward Luke Walton to "address a personal matter."
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL P.M. Links: London Fletcher may retire…

    Cleveland Browns and NFL P.M. Links: London Fletcher may retire; RG3's injury; Ray Lewis' final home game

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    Cleveland native London Fletcher of the Washington Redskins may retire.
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  • Lovie Smith makes the most sense for the Cleveland Browns with …

    Lovie Smith makes the most sense for the Cleveland Browns with Chip Kelly out - Bill Livingston

    cleveland.com ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    We learned a few things about the new Browns regime after their flirtation with Chip Kelly, little of it encouraging.
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  • Sports Insider: Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports talks about the Bro…

    Sports Insider: Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports talks about the Browns' search for a head coach

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    On today's episode of Sports Insider, Yahoo! Sports' Jason Cole talks with cleveland.com's Glenn Moore about the Browns' search for a head coach and who might be on their list.
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  • Browns should interview Bengals' Zimmer

    Browns should interview Bengals' Zimmer

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden is getting looks from the Eagles and Cardinals to be a head coach. Some may question this considering how the Bengals' offense flopped in the playoffs. My biggest question: Why isn't anyone looking at Cincinnati'…
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  • Reports: Browns to interview CFL's Trestman

    Reports: Browns to interview CFL's Trestman

    ESPN.com Jan 7, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns will meet with Marc Trestman, coach of the CFL's Montreal Alouettes, on Monday according to multiple reports.
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  • This Day in Browns History - Jan. 7

    This Day in Browns History - Jan. 7

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 7, 2013
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to a playoff bowl game against the Detroit Lions on Jan. 7, 1961.
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  • Dawson named to All-Fundamentals Team

    Dawson named to All-Fundamentals Team

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 7, 2013
    Browns kicker Phil Dawson has been named to USA Football's All-Fundamentals Team.
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  • Kyle Shanahan is the offensive mind that the Browns need: Comme…

    Kyle Shanahan is the offensive mind that the Browns need: Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Jan 7, 2013
    "He brings experience, excitement, and awesome offensive mind - Go meet with him after the game and let him know we will wait for him! He would do better than Chip in my opinion already understands NFL and what works these days." - dmudpt10
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  • Source:  Reports of Browns, Kelly deal being close were “totall…

    Source: Reports of Browns, Kelly deal being close were “totally false”

    profootballtalk.com Jan 7, 2013
    Competition can, in theory, increase quality.  With plenty of options for the consumer, it becomes important for those responsible for the various choices to do it better than their peers. In sports journalism, competition also can decrease quality, wit…
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  • MAC Basketball Preview

    MAC Basketball Preview

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 7, 2013
      Welcome to the 2013 MAC Basketball Preview. It’s been awhile since I wrote, a career transition and ill parents (and grandkids) did me in the last few weeks. But I’m back and ready for the MACtion of the basketball conference season. This season lo
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  • Video - Bulls Run Away From Cavs 01:01

    Bulls Run Away From Cavs

    Jan 7
    Carlos Boozer posts double-double in Bulls' 118-92 rout of Cavs.
  • Video - Gordon, Hornets Sting Spurs 00:46

    Gordon, Hornets Sting Spurs

    Jan 7
    Eric Gordon leads Hornets with 24 points in 95-88 win over Spurs.
  • Video - Kelly Decides Not To Go To NFL 01:22

    Kelly Decides Not To Go To NFL

    Jan 7
    Adam Schefter discusses why Chip Kelly decided to stay at Oregon instead of going to the NFL.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag -- Carryover rules impact cap strategy

    Jan 7
    The new carryover rule changes the way teams handle the salary cap. Plus: reader questions.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks to ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks plan to sign Mike James to a 10-day contract, sources said.
  • Dallas Mavericks ink veteran guard Mike James

    Jan 7
    The Mavericks have signed Mike James to a 10-day contract.
  • Peter King: RGIII injury closes the curtain on ugly Wild-Card Weekend

    Jan 7
    Before we examine the final Ray Day in Baltimore and the Shanahan-RGIII race to blame in Washington (and elsewhere) and what in the world got into Chip Kelly, this observation about Wild-Card Weekend: That was some lousy football. It got me to thinking …