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A Dose of Their Own Medicine: Cavs Stop C's

A Dose of Their Own Medicine: Cavs Stop C's

theclevelandfan.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
Tough. Hard-nosed. Defensive-minded. It’s been the blueprint for victory for the Boston Celtics since time immemorial. Tuesday night at the Q, the Cavaliers turned that blueprint against the Celtics in a gritty 95-90 victory. The upset lifted Cleveland
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  • Horton and Turner, Not Chudzinksi And Lombardi, Will Dictate Fu…

    Horton and Turner, Not Chudzinksi And Lombardi, Will Dictate Future Browns Success

    brownsgab.com Jan 22, 2013
    By Kyle Gans Since the Cleveland Browns returned to the league, in 1999, they have had seven head coaches that have a combined record of 72-151. They have had one playoff appearance, which came back in 2002, under Butch Davis. To say the least, the Brow…
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  • Nothing To Be Taken Lightly

    Nothing To Be Taken Lightly

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 22, 2013
    (Note:  This article was originally written last fall about Jason Pinkston. With Anderson Varejao suffering a blood clot in his lung, I have updated and enhanced that article to address his situation.)              
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  • Browns add three to coaching staff

    Browns add three to coaching staff

    The Browns have added three coaches to their staff, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.
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  • 2013 is the year to PLAY 60!

    2013 is the year to PLAY 60!

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 22, 2013
    What is your New Year’s resolution? 2013 is the year to PLAY 60! The Browns encourage you to get up and join the Play 60 Movement! The NFL Play 60 Movement challenges you to get 60 minutes of physi...
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  • Assessing the Trade: Jon Leuer to Memphis

    Assessing the Trade: Jon Leuer to Memphis

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 22, 2013
    Chris Grant made his first big trade of the season on Tuesday with the Memphis Grizzlies.  The Cavs are set to send out Jon Leuer for Marresse Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a top 5 protected first round pick in 2015.  Needless to say, this i
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  • Reds to host 2015 All-Star game; first since 1988

    Reds to host 2015 All-Star game; first since 1988

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds will host the 2015 All-Star game at Great American Ball Park, the city's first since 1988, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.
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  • Grizzlies, Cavs agree to multiplayer trade

    Grizzlies, Cavs agree to multiplayer trade

    nba.com ESPN.com yahoo.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Memphis Grizzlies traded Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick Tuesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.
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  • For Hagadone, focus is on moving forward

    For Hagadone, focus is on moving forward

    MLB.com Jan 22, 2013
    Nick Hagadone is trying to keep his thoughts focused on what lies ahead. The left-handed pitcher has a growing family to help support and an opportunity to win a job in the Indians' bullpen this spring.
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  • Bud Shaw talks about Joe Banner's curious hire of Michael Lomba…

    Bud Shaw talks about Joe Banner's curious hire of Michael Lombardi (video)

    cleveland.com Jan 22, 2013
    The Browns' hiring of Mike Lombardi has befuddled fans, but one thing is clear: Joe Banner has a big role in Cleveland's choices. CineSport's Noah Coslov and The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw chat.
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  • Wednesday's MAC Matchups

    Wednesday's MAC Matchups

    theclevelandfan.com Jan 22, 2013
    It was a tale of two halves for a large portion of the Mid-American Conference on Saturday, as four of the six winners trailed at halftime. In the marquee game of the weekend, the Akron Zips overcame a 10-point halftime deficit to escape Kent with a 71-…
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  • Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans…

    Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte West

    dimemag.com Jan 22, 2013
    According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Memphis has agreed to a multiplayer trade with Cleveland that’ll take $6 million off their payroll and get them under the luxury tax line. Remember all those rumors about a possible Rudy Gay trade? The Grizz may be
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Joe Banner tells Sports Il…
  • This Day in Browns History - Jan. 22

    This Day in Browns History - Jan. 22

    clevelandbrowns.com Jan 22, 2013
    In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to the day when Forrest Gregg was hired as the team's head coach.
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  • The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Deal

    The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Deal

    grantland.com Jan 22, 2013
    A few quick notes on the Grizzlies trading Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby, and a future first-round pick to Cleveland for Jon Leuer in...
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  • Video - Irving Pours In 40 Points In Cavs' Win 01:11

    Irving Pours In 40 Points In Cavs' Win

    Jan 22
    Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and had five assists in the Cavaliers' 95-90 win over the Celtics.
  • Video - David Thorpe: 25 Under 25 05:19

    David Thorpe: 25 Under 25

    Jan 22
    The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Catching Up With Terry Francona 05:07

    Mint Condition: Catching Up With Terry Francona

    Jan 22
    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona discusses his Red Sox memorabilia, interacting with fans and the most creative way he's ever been asked for an autograph.
  • Video - Is Chip Kelly Too Much Of A Gamble? 06:26

    Is Chip Kelly Too Much Of A Gamble?

    Jan 22
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss the comments by former Eagles president and current Browns CEO Joe Banner that Chip Kelly was "too big a gamble" for Cleveland.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKC

    Jan 22
    That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…

    Jan 22
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: