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Scene Magazine’s Vince Grzegorek sits down with Cavaliers’ color commentary man Austin Carr. Discussing any new additions to the repitoire: “We’re working on coming up with a new name for LeBron and Mo Williams, instead of calling them Batman and Robin. You know, it would just have to happen. I don’t think he likes to preset things. It has to fit and flow.” [Vince Grzegorek/Cleveland Scene]
“The blueprint to success for the Browns lies about 120 miles southeast of Cleveland. It resides very comfortably and quietly among the hills of a former steel-reliant town that has broad shoulders and a football team that has produced two Super Bow championships in the last four years. It is a very simple blueprint predicated on hard work, dedication, selflessness and an overwhelming desire to be the best.” [Rich Passan/The OBR]
If this doesn’t scream “Get a Big Man, Danny,” I don’t know what does: “When the 6-foot-10 [Lamar Odom] is playing well, he’s a matchup problem for every team in the league and he was playing very, very well under the circumstances. When he’s at his best, Odom is too quick on the drive for Ben Wallace or Anderson Varejao, too big for Wally Szczerbiak inside, and way too savvy for rookie J.J. Hickson. All of them took turns dealing with him and all of their weaknesses were exposed.” [Brian Windhorst/Plain Dealer]
An incredibly classy move by Shaun Rogers: “Players at the Pro Bowl often treat assistant coaches, teammates, family members or others important to them to the luau festivities in Honolulu, Hawaii. Browns nose tackle Shaun Rogers was so appreciative of the job done by former Browns communications director Amy Palcic that he paid for her to attend the Pro Bowl. Rogers arrived in Cleveland with a reputation of being media unfriendly. He thought Palcic helped change that image. Palcic was a victim of the Browns’ recent layoffs.” [Tony Grossi/Plain Dealer]
Don’t look now, but with the win over the Minnesota Gophers, Ohio State hoops is in third place within the Big Ten. Could they somehow find themselves with an at-large bid next month? [Chris/Eleven Warriors]
(photo courtesty Scene Magazine)