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Indians cruise in Francona's Fenway return

Indians cruise in Francona's Fenway return

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated May 23, 2013
Drew Stubbs and Mark Reynolds drove in three runs each and Cleveland had 16 hits in the Indians' 12-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in manager Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park on Thursday night.
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  • Middlebrooks leaves with spasms in lower back

    Middlebrooks leaves with spasms in lower back

    MLB.com May 23, 2013
    Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks exited Thursday night's game against the Indians with lower back spasms
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  • Weeden to help tornado victims

    Weeden to help tornado victims

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden is returning to his native Oklahoma, where he plans to spend the weekend helping tornado victims.
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  • Report: Cavs considering Porter Jr. with first pick

    Report: Cavs considering Porter Jr. with first pick

    CNNSI.com May 23, 2013
    Report: Cavs considering Porter Jr. with first pick
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  • The Cavaliers and other NBA lottery teams' chances at leaping t…

    The Cavaliers and other NBA lottery teams' chances at leaping to the playoffs

    CNNSI.com May 23, 2013
    As miserable as it is for perpetual lottery-bound teams, it can eventually turn fruitful. Ben Golliver looks at the odds this year's lottery clubs have at leaping into the playoffs.
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  • A Farewell to Bowties

    A Farewell to Bowties

    theclevelandfan.com May 23, 2013
    The world loves its yearly dose of Nick Gilbert. It’s become an annual ritual, at the conclusion of every abysmal post-LeBron Cavs season — three in all. Cavs owner Dan Gilbert rounds up a contingent of famous Clevelanders and heads to New York. At th
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  • Ian Thomsen: Birdman an unlikely difference-maker for Miami in …

    Ian Thomsen: Birdman an unlikely difference-maker for Miami in more ways than one

    CNNSI.com May 23, 2013
    MIAMI -- The Mohawk had been lacquered and spiked while Chris "Birdman'' Andersen was making his large yet minimalist impact on Game 1 of the Eastern finals Wednesday night. On Thursday after practice, he and his hair were more relaxed. The hair la…
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  • Chudzinski stresses importance of versatility

    Chudzinski stresses importance of versatility

    clevelandbrowns.com May 23, 2013
    Cleveland Browns coach Rob Chudzinski knows versatility is an ability that will be of great importance to his players and the team.
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  • Cleveland Browns' Trent Richardson may miss June minicamp: OTAs…

    Cleveland Browns' Trent Richardson may miss June minicamp: OTAs news and notes

    Trent Richardson sat out OTAs with a pulled muscle in his shin today and might be held out of the mandatory minicamp June 4-6 for precautionary reasons.
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  • Brandon Weeden remains the only real option as the Cleveland Br…

    Brandon Weeden remains the only real option as the Cleveland Browns' QB: Terry Pluto

    If you're a Browns fan, you should be cheering for Brandon Weeden to establish himself as the team's quarterback.
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  • PD Sports Insider: Talking Browns, Indians and Cavaliers

    PD Sports Insider: Talking Browns, Indians and Cavaliers

    cleveland.com May 23, 2013
    Today's show features a preview of Indians-Red Sox, a look at Browns OTAs and talk about the NBA Draft.
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  • Cleveland Browns undrafted free-agent LB Adrian Moten remains i…

    Cleveland Browns undrafted free-agent LB Adrian Moten remains inspired (video)

    cleveland.com May 23, 2013
    Free-agent linebacker Adrian Moten hopes to land in Cleveland.
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  • John Calipari reveals that the Cavaliers have scouted a lot of …

    John Calipari reveals that the Cavaliers have scouted a lot of Kentucky games, if you know what I mean

    yahoo.com May 23, 2013
    He’s not wrong, but there is always a motive behind anything Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari says that appears on the verge of being self-congratulatory. So when he points out, following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lottery “win,” that Cavs ge
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  • Browns visit Stokes V.A. Medical Center

    Browns visit Stokes V.A. Medical Center

    clevelandbrowns.com May 23, 2013
    CLEVELAND -- Several members of the Cleveland Browns visited the Louis Stokes V.A. Medical Center in Cleveland on Wednesday.
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  • Lingering Items--PR Disasters Edition

    Lingering Items--PR Disasters Edition

    theclevelandfan.com May 23, 2013
    I wouldn't say that the Cleveland Browns are under siege at the moment, but that's only because they are perpetually under siege. Having spent nearly a decade and a half in a bunker will give anyone a bunker mentality. Still, all the bad press flowing f…
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  • Browns continue OTAs: Latest Tweets from Berea

    Browns continue OTAs: Latest Tweets from Berea

    cleveland.com May 23, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns will conduct their second of three open organized team activities (OTA) today for two hours starting at 10:45 a.m. Get the latest from @MaryKayCabot and @TReed1919 in Berea.
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  • Browns sign well-traveled wideout Tori Gurley

    Browns sign well-traveled wideout Tori Gurley

    The Browns used the roster spot created by waiving quarterback Thaddeus Lewis by extending the career of a guy who has been with more than 20 percent of the league already. According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Browns signed wid…
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  • Morning Rundown: He's Back! Ewwwbaldo and Rain Curtail Offensiv…

    Morning Rundown: He's Back! Ewwwbaldo and Rain Curtail Offensive Momentum

    theclevelandfan.com May 23, 2013
    I don't think I've ever flip-flopped between wanting a game to restart and not wanting a game to restart as much as I did with this rainy-mess of a game. Of course you would love to erase a 9-2 deficit and forget about the whole thing, because you might…
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  • Miguel Cabrera hits ‘lucky’ home run with a big assist from Ind…

    Miguel Cabrera hits ‘lucky’ home run with a big assist from Indians outfielder Michael Bourn

    yahoo.com May 23, 2013
    When you’re the best hitter on the planet and you're coming off the first Triple Crown season in MLB since 1967, you really don't need too much luck in your favor or assistance from your opponents. Of course that doesn't mean you won't take a little of
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  • Tigers withstand Tribe's late charge

    Tigers withstand Tribe's late charge

    MLB.com May 23, 2013
    Justin Verlander earned his fifth win, despite struggling, thanks to a well-balanced offensive attack in an 11-7 win over the Indians Wednesday at Progressive Field in a game that was slowed by two rain delays. Miguel Cabrera homered and drove in three …
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  • Panthers claim linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers

    Panthers claim linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers

    profootballtalk.com May 23, 2013
    The Carolina Panthers added another linebacker to their roster Wednesday by claiming Ryan Rau off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Rau was signed as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State University by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2012. He was re…
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  • Video - Francona Back In Boston; Indians Win 01:46

    Francona Back In Boston; Indians Win

    May 23
    Baseball Tonight Spotlight: The Indians cruise past the Red Sox in Terry Francona's return to Fenway Park.