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“The ire of the fans is understandable. This is Year 11 of the Browns’ reincarnation, and it’s hard to say the team is very far ahead of where it was 10 years ago, when the expansion Browns finished 2-14. [...] By the way, Lerner’s not going to cave after a year and sweep clean. He’s tired of the coaching and front-office chaos, and I’m not saying he’s going to give Mankinis three seasons like this one, but to think he’ll fire the building again this winter is just not happening. This is what I’d say to Browns’ fans: It took you years to get into this mess, and it’s going to take you at least two years to get out of it.” [Peter King/SI.com]
A midseason review of the Big Ten. Magic happens, baby. [EDSBS]
Take a minute to imagine Ronnie Brown in the Browns backfield. A Wildcat formation with Brown, Lewis and Josh Cribbs. Hopefully, the Browns can land a big-time running back in the near future to help the team’s offense continue that ball-control style that was on display last Sunday. [No Logo Needed]
After a little pressure, LeBron James chooses “King James” over “The Chosen One.” [Barry Koltnow/OC Register]
A Q&A with Dan Gilbert regarding Issue 3. You may have heard of it. ['64 and Counting]