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Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward appealing $25,000 fine for hit: Bro…

Cleveland Browns' T.J. Ward appealing $25,000 fine for hit: Browns Insider

Browns safety T.J. Ward is not very thankful for the $25,000 fine the NFL handed him for his hit on Cowboys receiver Kevin Ogletree.
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  • Trent Richardson takes the blame for the Cleveland Browns' loss…

    Trent Richardson takes the blame for the Cleveland Browns' loss to Dallas Cowboys

    cleveland.com Nov 21, 2012
    The rookie running back says he particularly regrets trying to go up and over the line in a fourth-quarter play from the Dallas 1-yard line.
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  • In a city where rivalries are cause for trepidation, Ohio State…

    In a city where rivalries are cause for trepidation, Ohio State gives Clevelanders reason for celebration

    cleveland.com Nov 21, 2012
    With big rivalry games on tap this weekend, the ineptitude of the Clevelnd Browns against the PIttsburgh Steelers is especially stark compared with the recent success of Ohio State against Michigan.
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  • Browns aware of Steelers' defense

    Browns aware of Steelers' defense

    Pat Shurmur and the Browns are preparing to face the league’s top-ranked total defense when they welcome the Pittsburgh Steelers to Cleveland Browns Stadium on Sunday.
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  • Browns prepare for Batch, Burress

    Browns prepare for Batch, Burress

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 21, 2012
    The Browns will face quarterback Charlie Batch, wide receiver Plaxico Burress and the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.
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  • Cleveland Browns fans waving white flags? Another brilliant spo…

    Cleveland Browns fans waving white flags? Another brilliant sports promotion: Bud Shaw's Sports Spin

    The idea of inflatable white flags for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh can't possibly pack much of a wallop with Browns fans.
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  • Jackets Prospect Murray Adds Injury to Lockout Insult

    Jackets Prospect Murray Adds Injury to Lockout Insult

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 21, 2012
    Unfortunately, even with the NHL still in lockout mode, the Blue Jackets can’t avoid bad news and bad luck. Coupled with the fact that the 2013 NHL All-Star Game, which the city of Columbus was scheduled to host, will likely be canceled very soon with t
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  • "Browns Insider" debuts this weekend

    "Browns Insider" debuts this weekend

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 21, 2012
    The newest edition of “Browns Insider” airs Friday night on Sportstime Ohio and Saturday morning on WKYC TV-3.
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  • Browns Look Back: Thanksgiving

    Browns Look Back: Thanksgiving

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 21, 2012
    Thanksgiving weekend has been kind to the Browns over the years.
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  • Big Ten Recap - Week 12

    Big Ten Recap - Week 12

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 21, 2012
    It’s all over but The Game for Ohio State. The best team in a weak Big Ten will get one more chance to show it this Saturday against Michigan, and then they’ll go home and watch the postseason on TV with the rest of us, either undefeated or at 11-1. A
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  • The Little Things: There’s nothing more to gain from analyzing …

    The Little Things: There’s nothing more to gain from analyzing and…

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 21, 2012
    There’s nothing more to gain from analyzing and criticizing Pat Shurmur for what’s happening with the Browns.  Twenty-six games have painted the picture pretty well, and there’s nothing more to be said; he isn’t the guy.  He’s a poor leader, a
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  • Cleveland Browns DBs Joe Haden returns to practice; Dimitri Pat…

    Cleveland Browns DBs Joe Haden returns to practice; Dimitri Patterson still out

    cleveland.com Nov 21, 2012
    Buster Skrine's status uncertain as he recovers from concussion.
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  • Banner, Browns support Cleveland Foodbank

    Banner, Browns support Cleveland Foodbank

    clevelandbrowns.com Nov 21, 2012
    Browns CEO Joe Banner joined with front-office personnel and players to lend a helping hand at the Cleveland Foodbank on Tuesday afternoon.
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  • Browns Game Vault: 12/12/70. Star WR Gary Collins Toughs Out a …

    Browns Game Vault: 12/12/70. Star WR Gary Collins Toughs Out a Tough Day

    theclevelandfan.com Nov 21, 2012
    We have recently taken a look at some defining moments of several former head coaches for the Cleveland  Browns. Beginning this week, we are turning our attention to some of the all-time great Browns players. There are stars from the last 65ish seasons …
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  • Cleveland Browns' Sheldon Brown says he's still solid at CB in …

    Cleveland Browns' Sheldon Brown says he's still solid at CB in spite of his age

    cleveland.com Nov 21, 2012
    Sheldon Brown, one of the oldest cornerbacks in the league, visits the barbershop.
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  • Browns VP battles brain cancer

    Browns VP battles brain cancer

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21, 2012
    As we prepare to take stock of the things for which we’re thankful, we also need to remember those who are currently facing serious challenges.  In NFL circles, few challenges are more daunting than the one currently confronting Browns executive V.P. B
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  • Video - Cavaliers Snap Six-Game Losing Streak 01:04

    Cavaliers Snap Six-Game Losing Streak

    Nov 21
    Jeremy Pargo leads Cavaliers past 76ers.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: PIT-CLE 00:49

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: PIT-CLE

    Nov 21
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Steelers-Browns

Sports Columnists

  • Biggest NFL games of Week 12 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Nov 21
    Recent wild finishes reinforce the necessity of having a quarterback who can thrive in the fourth quarter, John Clayton writes.
  • Clayton mailbag: QB trades lose their luster

    Nov 21
    The Raiders traded two high picks for Carson Palmer. Palmer's struggles are one of the reasons trades involving QBs are risky, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thanksgiving Football Mailbag

    Nov 21
    Inept coaches, serial killer questions, and, of course, all your Week 12 picks.