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Browns fans want to see improvement, more playing time for youn…

Browns fans want to see improvement, more playing time for young players over final 7 games: Terry Pluto

cleveland.com Updated Nov 15, 2012
Rookie receiver Josh Cooper is just one of many young Browns players fans would like to see on the field more over the final seven games of the season. Chuck Crow, The Plain Dealer The record is 2-7, and...
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  • College Basketball Adds Another Dimension to Betting

    College Basketball Adds Another Dimension to Betting

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 15, 2012
    College hoops are back in full swing and bettors are trying to take advantage of what are generally soft lines at the start of college basketball season. There are an insane amount of teams that play Division I college basketball, spread out over nearly…
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  • Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon fined for hit on Baltimore Ravens…

    Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon fined for hit on Baltimore Ravens' Ed Reed: Browns Insider

    Receiver Josh Gordon said he was fined $20,000 for a block on Baltimore's Ed Reed, but won't alter his style of play because of the fine.
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  • Joe Haden out of practice Thursday after injuring oblique on We…

    Joe Haden out of practice Thursday after injuring oblique on Wednesday

    Cowboys cornerback Morris Claiborne wants the Browns to throw at him this Sunday. The Browns are hopeful that Joe Haden will be on the field for the Cowboys to attack. The Browns best cornerback missed practice on Thursday after he injured an oblique mu…
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  • Phil Dawson should finish his career in Cleveland: Browns Comme…

    Phil Dawson should finish his career in Cleveland: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    "Congratulations to Dawson on his enshrinement in University of Texas Athletic Hall of Honor. The Browns Ring of Honor is next, at some point. I hope he can finish his career with the Browns." - lou
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  • Cleveland Browns: T.J. Ward says these are the toughest guys to…

    Cleveland Browns: T.J. Ward says these are the toughest guys to tackle in the NFL, in the latest Hey, T.J.! (video)

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    T.J. Ward says his cousin, Maurice Jones-Drew, is one of the toughest guys to tackle in the NFL.
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  • Cleveland Browns Trent Richardson talks about hometown hero, fo…

    Cleveland Browns Trent Richardson talks about hometown hero, former Cowboy Emmitt Smith (video)

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    Growing up in Pensacola Florida, Cleveland Browns' Trent Richardson wanted to run like his hometown idol, former Dallas Cowboy running back and Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith. They both attended Escambia High School.
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  • PD Sports Insider: Mary Kay Cabot and Rich Gosselin preview Bro…

    PD Sports Insider: Mary Kay Cabot and Rich Gosselin preview Browns-Cowboys

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    On today's PD Sports Insider, The Plain Dealer's Dennis Manoloff, Bud Shaw and cleveland.com's Glenn Moore talked with Dallas Morning News columnist Rick Gosselin and Mary Kay Cabot about the upcoming Browns-Cowboys game.
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  • 2012 NFL Week Nine Preivew — Cleveland at Dallas

    2012 NFL Week Nine Preivew — Cleveland at Dallas

    brownsgab.com Nov 15, 2012
    The Cowboys are at home Sunday to take on the Cleveland Browns, who are coming off a bye week at 2-7. Dallas played well in Philly Sunday, enough so to get a win and get back in the race in the NFC East after the Giants laid an egg in Cincinnati. “Hey,
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  • Cleveland Browns' coordinator Brad Childress will wait 'til end…

    Cleveland Browns' coordinator Brad Childress will wait 'til end of season to say if he thinks Brandon Weeden is QB of future

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    Browns offensive coordinator Brad Childress wants to see Brandon Weeden finish out the final seven games before determining if he's the quarterback of the future.
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  • AFC North chat alert

    AFC North chat alert

    ESPN.com Nov 15, 2012
    The AFC North weekly chat will kick off today at 4 p.m. ET. It got pushed back from its normal time slot because of a scheduling conflict. If you want to talk Ravens-Steelers, the Bengals' playoff chances or the Browns' quarterback situation, all you ha…
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  • Morris Claiborne hopes the Browns target him this weekend

    Morris Claiborne hopes the Browns target him this weekend

    profootballtalk.com Nov 15, 2012
    Last Sunday wound up as a very good day for the Cowboys, but it wasn’t such a good day for rookie cornerback Morris Claiborne. Claiborne was penalized five times, twice for being offsides, and was beaten for a touchdown pass in the 38-23 victory over th
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  • Little addresses team after bye week

    Little addresses team after bye week

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 15, 2012
    Browns wide receiver Greg Little took an opportunity to address the team when the players returned from their annual bye week on Monday.
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  • Cleveland Browns and NFL A.M. Links: Brandon Weeden's clock is …
  • Indians front office sets standard for success

    Indians front office sets standard for success

    MLB.com Nov 15, 2012
    Plenty of front offices will be revered well in history. But the respect held for the Indians' management team of the past dozen years is paralleled in very few places, if any.
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  • Police Officer Suspended For Dunking His Head In A Bucket Of Ur…

    Police Officer Suspended For Dunking His Head In A Bucket Of Urine At A Browns Game

    deadspin.com Nov 15, 2012
    Is your pride worth $450? That's how much one Browns fan earned from his friends for sticking his head into a bucket of human piss, before Cleveland's Week 6 game last month. He was none the worse for wear, and the Browns won, so it seemed like the man …
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  • Offense needs to move chains and control the ball more to help …

    Offense needs to move chains and control the ball more to help defense: Browns Comment of the Day

    cleveland.com Nov 15, 2012
    "You don't end up at the bottom of the ratings and only have 2 bad games so you should rewatch a few of them. The most telling stats are our basement dwelling visits to the red zone and touchdowns in the red zone. This offense is a "home run o…
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  • Dysfunction Junction

    Dysfunction Junction

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 15, 2012
    They really don’t have a lot in common; you could say that they are just birds of a different feather.  Both of these professional football teams could be defined as inadequate, provided you understand that it’s a relative term.  Maybe disappointing
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  • The Cleveland Diary: World's Collide

    The Cleveland Diary: World's Collide

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 15, 2012
    My life, and it’s syncopation around sports, breaks down into two halves.  The first half is spent mostly committed to Cleveland sports.  The other half is spent with the Buckeyes, of Ohio State.   Ever since the day I first began rooting for sports,
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  • Video - Techin' In 02:20

    Techin' In

    Nov 15
    ESPN technology expert Katie Linendoll discusses the latest trending sports news in social media and technology.
  • Video - Preview: Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys 02:06

    Preview: Cleveland Browns vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Nov 15
    NFL Films previews the Week 11 matchup between the Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys.

Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime -- Mike D'Antoni And The Los Angeles Lakers

    Nov 15
    Marc Stein xxxx.
  • Weekend Dime -- Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni get a second chance

    Nov 15
    After four years apart, Steve Nash and Mike D'Antoni are back on the title hunt in Los Angeles. Marc Stein has that and all the latest buzz from around the league in the latest Weekend Dime.
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 15
    This weekend will help determine how interesting the AFC playoff race will be down the stretch, John Clayton writes.
  • Zach Randolph and Kendrick Perkins confrontation being looked into by NBA

    Nov 15
    The NBA is investigating Wednesday night's reported confrontation involving Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph and Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins, according to a league spokesman.