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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
Horton and Turner, Not Chudzinksi And Lombardi, Will Dictate Future Browns SuccessUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetBy 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…Source: brownsgab.com
Nothing To Be Taken LightlyUpdated Jan 22 Share Tweet(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.)Share TweetThe Browns have added three coaches to their staff, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.
2013 is the year to PLAY 60!Updated Jan 22 Share TweetWhat 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...Source: clevelandbrowns.com
Assessing the Trade: Jon Leuer to MemphisUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetChris 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 iShare TweetCINCINNATI (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.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe Memphis Grizzlies traded Marreese Speights, Wayne Ellington, Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick Tuesday to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Jon Leuer.
For Hagadone, focus is on moving forwardUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetNick 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.Source: MLB.com
Bud Shaw talks about Joe Banner's curious hire of Michael Lombardi (video)Updated Jan 22 Share TweetThe 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.Source: cleveland.com
Wednesday's MAC MatchupsUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetIt 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-…
Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte WestUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetAccording 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 beSource: dimemag.com
Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Joe Banner tells Sports Illustrated that Chip Kelly was a gamble; Pat Shurmur joins the EagUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetDo you believe the Browns when it comes why Chip Kelly isn't in Cleveland?Share TweetIn this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to the day when Forrest Gregg was hired as the team's head coach.Source: clevelandbrowns.com
The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial DealUpdated Jan 22 Share TweetA 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...Source: grantland.com
Irving Pours In 40 Points In Cavs' WinJan 22Kyrie Irving scored 40 points and had five assists in the Cavaliers' 95-90 win over the Celtics.
David Thorpe: 25 Under 25Jan 22The best young players in the NBA are, David Thorpe points out, not so different from the best players in the NBA, period.
Mint Condition: Catching Up With Terry FranconaJan 22Cleveland 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.
Is Chip Kelly Too Much Of A Gamble?Jan 22Stephen 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.
Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKCJan 22That "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 HowardJan 22Though 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 HowardJan 22Though 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 22Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: