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A.J. Green On The Fallacy Of The Trap Game: "We Lost To Fr…

A.J. Green On The Fallacy Of The Trap Game: "We Lost To Freakin' Cleveland"

deadspin.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
The Bengals and Browns are a bitter, bitter rivalry. For Ohioans, it's almost as bad as soap vs. human skin-you just have to pick a side. It makes sense, then, that A.J. Green would be upset about losing to the Browns, but it would make sense regardless
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  • Ahtyba Rubin eager to rejoin defensive line: Cleveland Browns I…

    Ahtyba Rubin eager to rejoin defensive line: Cleveland Browns Insider

    cleveland.com Nov 12, 2012
    With Phil Taylor and Ahtyba Rubin likely starters on Sunday, the Browns could move productive rookie Billy Winn to defensive end.
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  • The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 11

    The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 11

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 12, 2012
    As we struggle to survive another season with the new-era Browns, one way we can try to get through it (besides alcohol or heavy medication) is to look back at the best individual weeks of the Browns’ new era to remember times in recent memory when this
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  • Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little says meeting with NBA's Alonzo …

    Cleveland Browns WR Greg Little says meeting with NBA's Alonzo Mourning has sharpened his focus

    cleveland.com Nov 12, 2012
    Greg Little received some words of wisdom during the bye week from seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning, and shared them with the team.
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  • Mike Holmgren "Has No Idea" Where Cowboys Rumor Came …

    Mike Holmgren "Has No Idea" Where Cowboys Rumor Came From, When It Was Obviously His Agent

    Big CBS exclusive yesterday: Mike Holmgren, who's going to be let go in Cleveland at the end of the season if not earlier, is going to be very picky about his next stop. But if there's an opening, he'd love to coach in Dallas. This according to "so…
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  • Browns return to work after bye

    Browns return to work after bye

    The Cleveland Browns got back to work on Monday morning after a break for the team’s annual bye week.
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  • Pat Shumur Chats on the Browns First Day Back to Work After the…

    Pat Shumur Chats on the Browns First Day Back to Work After the Bye

    brownsgab.com Nov 12, 2012
    (Opening Statement) — “All the guys are back. We had a good practice and I’m sure you have a weekend full of questions. I’ll let you fire away.” (On if he went to the Bahamas for the bye week) — “Nope. (I was in) Berea and parts close. I did
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  • Getting the Browns back to contention, mid-season review and th…

    Getting the Browns back to contention, mid-season review and the ups and downs: Blog Roundup

    cleveland.com Nov 12, 2012
    Here are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns.
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  • MAC Football Wrap Up

    MAC Football Wrap Up

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 12, 2012
      This week in MAC football, a ranked MAC team goes down in flames, a surprise team takes their place, and another East team flexes its muscle on the MAC’s darlings. Just another week of MAC football.
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  • Dennis Manoloff discusses the future of Pat Shurmur and Brandon…

    Dennis Manoloff discusses the future of Pat Shurmur and Brandon Weeden (video)

    cleveland.com Nov 12, 2012
    Who needs a better finish to the Cleveland Browns season: Pat Shurmur or Brandon Weeden? CineSport's Brain Clark and The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff discuss the future and players to watch.
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  • Browns Backer Bash Sunday in Dallas — Your Invited!

    Browns Backer Bash Sunday in Dallas — Your Invited!

    brownsgab.com Nov 12, 2012
    Browns Backer Bash Sunday in Dallas — Your Invited!
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  • Indians face tough decision on Choo

    Indians face tough decision on Choo

    MLB.com Nov 12, 2012
    The clock appears to be ticking on Shin-Soo Choo's time in Cleveland. The only question seems to be whether it expires this winter or if the Indians will ride things out and let the right fielder walk in free agency next offseason.
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  • Offseason Rundown: 'Tis the Season for Rumors Swirling

    Offseason Rundown: 'Tis the Season for Rumors Swirling

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 12, 2012
    The holidays are rapidly approaching, with Thanksgiving not more than two weeks away from now and the Christmas buzz following immediately after. So while it is holiday time for most, it means only one thing. Shopping time. It is also shopping time for …
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  • Haloti Ngata didn’t play a snap on Sunday

    Haloti Ngata didn’t play a snap on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012
    Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata said last week that injuries to his knee and shoulder have kept him from playing the way he’d like this season. The injuries weren’t enough to force Ngata, who didn’t record a tackle in the Week 10 win over the B
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  • Westbrook's spree pushes Thunder past Cavs

    Westbrook's spree pushes Thunder past Cavs

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) When Russell Westbrook banked in a buzzer-beater from just short of half-court, Kevin Durant called the shot 80 percent luck and only 20 percent skill.
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  • Receivers continue their development

    Receivers continue their development

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 12, 2012
    Browns wide receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little have continued to develop their skills as pass catchers in the NFL.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 10 04:56

    Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 10

    Nov 12
    Eric Allen answers your facebook questions
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Kyrie Irving's Motivation 05:11

    TrueHoop TV: Kyrie Irving's Motivation

    Nov 12
    Kyrie Irving is well aware that ESPN.com's John Hollinger called his rookie year defense a "horrifying flaming train wreck" -- and he's using it as motivation.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 12
    Fans may not like it at first, but Mike D'Antoni is the coach Los Angeles Lakers need
  • Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' man

    Nov 12
    Despite high price, Phil Jackson's history of success was worth it for L.A. Lakers
  • Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…

    Nov 12
    Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
  • Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elements

    Nov 12
    CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…