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Swisher returns to Tribe after daughter's birthUpdated May 24 Share TweetThe Indians on Friday activated Nick Swisher from the paternity list Friday following the birth of his daughter earlier in the week.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Cleveland Cavaliers have won the 2013 NBA Draft Lottery, giving them the right to select first in the NBA Draft on June 27. It remains to be seen if the Cavaliers will decide to keep the number one selection or trade it. The number one pick has not …Share TweetJose Iglesias was promoted from Triple-A Pawtucket on Friday and made his first big league start at third base, as the club placed Will Middlebrooks on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strainSource: MLB.com
Cleveland Browns P.M. links: Leon McFadden the answer at cornerback?; Brandon Jackson thankful for another chanceUpdated May 24 Share TweetMcFadden's coverage skills could be a good fit in coordinator Ray Horton's 3-4 defense. Running back Jackson has missed most of the last two seasons after helping the 2010 Packers become champions. More Browns story links.
The B-List: 5/23: This Indians shook off the disappointment of drop…Updated May 24 Share TweetThis Indians shook off the disappointment of dropping two to the Tigers and made Terry Francona’s return to Boston that much more enjoyable with a 12-3 shellacking of the BoSox, and in today’s B-List, Buff looks at the continued success of Zach McAlliShare TweetThe Browns announced the signing of rookie offensive lineman Garrett Gilkey on Friday. A seventh-round pick from Chadron (Neb.) State, Gilkey has reportedly played guard during the Browns’ offseason workouts. He was a left tackle in college. After the sShare TweetHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Buckeye State Sports, Did the Tribe Win Last Night? and Bleacher Report.Share TweetCleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer has returned to Cleveland after four years with the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, and Arizona Cardinals.Source: clevelandbrowns.comShare TweetI didn’t plan it this way, but what the hell. On the same day that I’ve come to Cleveland for a cameo in the Kevin Costner film Draft Day, we’re concluding the Mt. Rushmore nomination process with the Cleveland Browns. In the comments, nominate yourSource: profootballtalk.comShare Tweet"I don't think he is fragile. Richardson played with broken ribs. He also runs with a punishing style. He pulled a muscle and they're being cautious. It is better than trying to get false bravado points during mini camp and risking more injury.&quo…Share TweetBrowns quarterback Brandon Weeden grew up in Oklahoma, went to college in Oklahoma and he’ll be returning to the state this week to do anything he can to help the community of Moore dig out from under the damage caused by a tornado earlier this week. ”Source: profootballtalk.com
Morning Rundown: Complete Offense Carries Tito Back Into BostonUpdated May 24 Share TweetThis lineup is good. They are not going anywhere. Figuratively of course, they will not regress or take a nose dive, or fizzle out. They won't score 12 runs every night, but if you are sitting there thinking that the offense may not be for real, you are…
Red Sox Crush Indians 8-1May 24John Lackey strikes out eight in the Red Sox's win over the Indians.
Daily Dime: Pacers even the scoreMay 24Daily Dime
The 2009 draft class is vanishing from the teams that picked itMay 24The 2009 draft class has been a disappointment, with players failing to stick with teams that drafted them, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: Urlacher, Lewis broke the mold for prototype inside linebackersMay 24Now that Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis have opted for retirement just months apart, maybe their defining accomplishment is that nobody personified the evolution of the middle/inside linebacker position -- with all its demands for increasing athleticism -…
Bill Simmons on what is next for Dwight HowardMay 24The uncertain destiny of the self-proclaimed Superman can be broken down into 10 simple realities.