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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 regardlessUpvote Share Tweet
With Phil Taylor and Ahtyba Rubin likely starters on Sunday, the Browns could move productive rookie Billy Winn to defensive end.Upvote Share Tweet
The Year This Week Didn't Suck: Week 11As 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 thisUpvote Share TweetGreg Little received some words of wisdom during the bye week from seven-time NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning, and shared them with the team.Upvote Share TweetBig 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…Upvote Share TweetThe Cleveland Browns got back to work on Monday morning after a break for the team’s annual bye week.Upvote Share Tweet
Pat Shumur Chats on the Browns First Day Back to Work After the Byebrownsgab.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 didUpvote Share Tweet
Getting the Browns back to contention, mid-season review and the ups and downs: Blog RoundupHere are what blogs from Cleveland and around the country are saying about the Browns.Upvote Share Tweet
MAC Football Wrap UpThis 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Dennis Manoloff discusses the future of Pat Shurmur and Brandon Weeden (video)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.Upvote Share Tweet
Browns Backer Bash Sunday in Dallas — Your Invited!brownsgab.com Nov 12, 2012Browns Backer Bash Sunday in Dallas — Your Invited!Upvote Share Tweet
Indians face tough decision on ChooMLB.com Nov 12, 2012The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Offseason Rundown: 'Tis the Season for Rumors SwirlingThe 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 …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Nov 12, 2012Ravens 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 BUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012OKLAHOMA 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Receivers continue their developmentclevelandbrowns.com Nov 12, 2012Browns wide receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little have continued to develop their skills as pass catchers in the NFL.Upvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 10Nov 12Eric Allen answers your facebook questions
TrueHoop TV: Kyrie Irving's MotivationNov 12Kyrie 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.
East Side -- Mike D'Antoni was right call for Los Angeles LakersNov 12Fans may not like it at first, but Mike D'Antoni is the coach Los Angeles Lakers need
Adande: Phil Jackson was Lakers' manNov 12Despite 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 12Tie 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 elementsNov 12CHICAGO -- 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…