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Giambi, Reynolds homer as Indians end skid

Giambi, Reynolds homer as Indians end skid

ESPN.com Updated May 29, 2013
Justin Masterson pitched six solid innings, Jason Giambi and Mark Reynolds homered, and the Cleveland Indians broke a five-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.
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  • Kentucky's Noel claims top spot in first mock draft

    Kentucky's Noel claims top spot in first mock draft

    nba.com May 29, 2013
    This is the same new beginning for the Cavaliers, even with the coaching change to Mike Brown, which, come to think of it, isn't such a new thing in Cleveland. It's still trying to get back to the playoffs in their post-LeBron James world, still trying …
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  • Two plead guilty in feds' probe of Browns owner

    Two plead guilty in feds' probe of Browns owner

    Two employees of the truck stop chain owned by the family of Tennessee's governor and the owner of the Cleveland Browns pleaded guilty Wednesday to scamming the company's customers out of rebates, a practice well-known among both sales staff and executi…
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  • Lions waive QB Alex Carder

    Lions waive QB Alex Carder

    profootballtalk.com May 29, 2013
    One day after claiming ex-Browns passer Thaddeus Lewis on waivers, the Lions waived undrafted rookie quarterback Alex Carder, who played collegiately at Western Michigan. The roster move was disclosed in the NFL’s Wednesday transactions. The departure o
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  • Trevor Bauer’s latest rap song says the Indians have their ‘eye…

    Trevor Bauer’s latest rap song says the Indians have their ‘eyes on the pennant’

    yahoo.com May 29, 2013
    Trevor Bauer, the Cleveland Indians pitcher/novice rapper, has released a new song and the good news is there's no question whether this one is about his teammates. It is. But in a good way. Bauer, you might recall, was at the center of a preseason cont…
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  • Slideshow: Cleveland Browns welcome Jim Brown as special advise…

    Slideshow: Cleveland Browns welcome Jim Brown as special adviser

    Jimmy Haslam welcomed Jim Brown back as Cleveland Browns special adviser Wednesday. See a Gus Chan photo gallery....
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  • NBA Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Linked to Cavaliers, Maveric…

    NBA Trade Rumors: DeMarcus Cousins Linked to Cavaliers, Mavericks and Bobcats

    dimemag.com May 29, 2013
    When I watched the NBA Draft Lottery earlier this month, I kind of laughed when I saw the Cavaliers contingent go nuts celebrating when they won win the No. 1 pick in this summer’s draft. I mean, I get why they were fired up — having the No. 1 overall
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  • Bud Shaw on what Jim Brown means for the Cleveland Browns (vide…

    Bud Shaw on what Jim Brown means for the Cleveland Browns (video)

    cleveland.com May 29, 2013
    The Plain Dealer's Bud Shaw joins CineSport's Noah Coslov to discuss the significance of Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown returning to the Browns organization as a special advisor.
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  • Comparing Josh Gordon to Vincent Jackson, Tribe's woes and trad…

    Comparing Josh Gordon to Vincent Jackson, Tribe's woes and trading for LaMarcus Aldridge: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com May 29, 2013
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns, Cavaliers and Indians. Featured today are Buckeye State Sports, Red Right 88 and King James Gospel.
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  • What could Cavaliers, Magic, Mavs do?

    What could Cavaliers, Magic, Mavs do?

    CNNSI.com May 29, 2013
    SI.com's Chris Mannix says who will go first in the NBA Draft and predicts picks for Cleveland, Orlando and Dallas.
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  • Turner brings hope, big plays to Browns

    Turner brings hope, big plays to Browns

    ESPN.com May 29, 2013
    The Cleveland Browns gave $35 million in guaranteed money to linebacker Paul Kruger and defensive lineman Desmond Bryant in free agency. The team used its top two draft picks on defense, including the No. 6 overall one on pass-rusher Barkevious Mingo. W…
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  • Wake-up call: Ravens better than last year?

    Wake-up call: Ravens better than last year?

    ESPN.com May 29, 2013
    All four AFC North teams are on the field today for more voluntary practices. The Cleveland Browns will hold their mandatory minicamp next week, and the rest of the division teams will do so in the second week of June. Now that your calendar is set, her…
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  • Browns take in U.S.A. soccer practice

    Browns take in U.S.A. soccer practice

    clevelandbrowns.com May 29, 2013
    Members of the Cleveland Browns spent Tuesday evening watching the U.S. men’s national soccer team practice for Wednesday’s friendly against Belgium.
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  • Teams hope to move on after Aroldis' wild pitches

    Teams hope to move on after Aroldis' wild pitches

    MLB.com May 29, 2013
    A high-and-tight 100-mph fastball from Reds closer Aroldis Chapman that buzzed the head of Indians first baseman Nick Swisher created a late subplot to Monday's game. Reds manager Dusty Baker had no intention of letting the storyline spill over into Tue…
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  • Video - Giambi's Homer Helps Indians Snap Skid 00:32

    Giambi's Homer Helps Indians Snap Skid

    May 29
    Jason Giambi hit a three-run homer to power the Indians to a 5-2 win over the Reds.
  • Video - What can Jim Brown do for you? 00:42

    What can Jim Brown do for you?

    May 29
    Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown has been named a "special adviser" to the Cleveland Browns' front office. Hear what Brown has to say about his return to his old team.
  • Video - Browns Relying On Norv Turner 04:03

    Browns Relying On Norv Turner

    May 29
    Dan Graziano talks with AFC North blogger Jamison Hensley about whether or not Norv Turner is the answer to the Browns offensive woes

Sports Columnists

  • NBA Playoffs 2013: Flopping still problem in postseason

    May 29
    Flopping in the East finals has gotten out of hand. J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez search for answers.
  • Don Banks: Overhaul needed: Five teams with completely new looks at a posi…

    May 29
    There's some roster revamping to be done on every team every offseason in the NFL, but some teams take it to extremes at positions of need, rounding up the usual suspects and firing them all (or most of them). Here are the five teams that dramatically r…