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Dennis Manoloff says Norv Turner is good news for Brandon Weeden (video)
cleveland.com Updated Jan 17, 2013
Does Chip Kelly going to the Philadelphia Eagles make the Cleveland Browns look bad? Will Norv Turner help Brandon Weeden? CineSport's Brian Clark asks The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff.Upvote Share Tweet
MLB.com Jan 17, 2013The Indians and Drew Stubbs have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $2.825 million contract that reportedly carries $50,000 worth of possible performance-based bonuses.Upvote Share TweetThe amount puts the deal on par with the 20-year, $122 million agreement the Indianapolis Colts signed with Lucas Oil Products in 2008.Upvote Share TweetRob Chudzinski’s first group of assistant coaches is a reason for Browns fans to be encouraged.Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns' Jim Brown and Josh Cribbs do the voices for their characters in Nicktoons episode aired on Friday and SaturdayEpisode is part of the "NFL RUSH ZONE: Season of the Guardians" series.Upvote Share Tweet
Early mock draft predictions for Browns, trading Ubaldo and Dion Waiter's best game: Blog RoundupHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians.Upvote Share Tweet
A Big Step Forward: The Indians lost some mainstays but have added in…CNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013The Indians lost some mainstays but have added intriguing new pieces like Trevor Bauer that should help them be better than they've been in years, writes Jay Jaffe.Upvote Share Tweet"Now that the Jaguars have named a coach, I am hoping the Browns will seriously consider Mel Tucker as DC. He was a terrific DB coach for both the Buckeyes and the Browns in the past and is considered one of the top young assistants in the NFL.&quo…Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Need linebacker help whether in 4-3 or 3-4; Bjoern Werner Browns' first pick if they stay in 4-3?While the line is the Browns' defensive strength, there are major questions at linebacker. Well-known draft analyst has Browns taking Florida State defensive end Werner with sixth overall pick if ..... More Browns story links.Upvote Share Tweet
Former Cleveland Browns RB Kevin Mack has fond memories of his start in USFL (video)Former Browns running back Kevin Mack began his professional career in the USFL.Upvote Share TweetOn today's PD Sports Insider, Bud Shaw, Dennis Manoloff and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore talked with former Browns' head coach Sam Rutigliano about the hiring of Rob Chudzinski. Also, Mary Kay Cabot joined the crew with the latest on the search for a GM.Upvote Share Tweet
Catching Up With Vinnie Pestanotheclevelandfan.com Jan 17, 2013Around this time last winter, I took a shot at using social media to get shutdown setup man, and Twitter aficionado, Vinnie Pestano to agree to an interview with me for TheClevelandFan.com. I succeeded. In what has been one of the most entertaining wint…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Jan 17, 2013The Panthers interviewed quarterbacks coach Mike Shula for their offensive coordinator job, as they try to replace new Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski. According to the Associated Press, Shula interviewed Wednesday, after the team already interviewed B…Upvote Share Tweet
Irving Schools Lillard as Cavs Top Blazerstheclevelandfan.com Jan 17, 2013Damian Lillard may very well wind up the NBA’s Rookie of the Year this season, but he ain’t got nothin’ on his predecessor. In the first meeting between Lillard and 2012 ROY Kyrie Irving, the masked man ran roughshod over the frosh, as the Cavs heldUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 17, 2013Does Oklahoma City have enough star power to fend off the Clippers, Spurs and Grizzlies on their way to unseating the defending champion Heat? The question was raised when the Thunder traded James Harden to Houston in October. The answer may yet be prov…Upvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns new uniforms: Fan-submitted designsThe Cleveland Browns are more than likely getting new uniforms in 2014 and there's no shortage of ideas from fans of what they should look like. We asked cleveland.com readers to send in their designs for the new-look Cleveland Browns. Here's a look som…Upvote Share TweetTwelve days ago, Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown heard from hometown friends who thought his coach might be joining the Browns.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 17, 2013Like every morning in the AFC North blog, here's your wake-up call ... RAVENS: Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones thinks his younger brother, Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones, will play in the AFC Championship Game, but he hasn't gotten any insi…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jan 17, 2013The Browns have hired a pair of executive vice presidents, filling out their front office under new owner Jimmy Haslam.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jan 17, 2013Two things were clear in Oakland last night. Clearly, Golden State has a ceiling, and the Heat don’t. And clearly, LeBron James is really freakin’ good, like “the youngest player to ever score 20,000 points” good. In Miami’s 17-point win, JamesUpvote Share Tweet
Browns Hire Norv Turner As OCJan 17ESPN.com AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley discusses Cleveland's hiring of Norv Turner as its offensive coordinator.
NBA - Los Angeles Lakers left wanting more after loss to Miami HeatJan 17The champs get it done with "less," but the Lakers need more from everyone, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA -- Debating who will be on the move at the trade deadline?Jan 17Should these players be on the move before the trade deadline? We debate.
Weekend Dime -- 2013 All-Star reserve picksJan 17It's All-Star season, which means it's time for Marc Stein to pick his reserves for the East and West squads.
Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship PicksJan 17Peter King: NFL Playoffs Conference Championship Picks