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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 ClevelandUpvote Share Tweet
Horton and Turner, Not Chudzinksi And Lombardi, Will Dictate Future Browns Successbrownsgab.com Updated Jan 22, 2013By 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Nothing To Be Taken Lightly(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.)Upvote Share TweetThe Browns have added three coaches to their staff, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.Upvote Share Tweet
2013 is the year to PLAY 60!clevelandbrowns.com Updated Jan 22, 2013What 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Assessing the Trade: Jon Leuer to MemphisChris 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 iUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 22, 2013CINCINNATI (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.Upvote Share 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.Upvote Share Tweet
For Hagadone, focus is on moving forwardMLB.com Updated Jan 22, 2013Nick 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Bud Shaw talks about Joe Banner's curious hire of Michael Lombardi (video)cleveland.com Updated Jan 22, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Wednesday's MAC MatchupsIt 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-…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte Westdimemag.com Updated Jan 22, 2013According 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 beUpvote Share Tweet
Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Joe Banner tells Sports Illustrated that Chip Kelly was a gamble; Pat Shurmur joins the EagDo you believe the Browns when it comes why Chip Kelly isn't in Cleveland?Upvote Share Tweetclevelandbrowns.com Updated Jan 22, 2013In this series, ClevelandBrowns.com looks back to the day when Forrest Gregg was hired as the team's head coach.Upvote Share Tweet
The Grizzlies and Cavs Huddle Up for a Mutually Beneficial Dealgrantland.com Updated Jan 22, 2013A 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...Upvote Share Tweet
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: