New LeBron 12 release dates: NSRL, Data, Trillion Dollar Man

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You won’t be able to get yourself any of the Player Exclusives that LeBron James has been wearing over the last few weeks, but you will be able to pick up a couple colorways of the LeBron 12 that James won’t be able to wear on the court due to league rules. The “NSRL,” the “Data” and

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Book Excerpt: “Glory Days in Tribe Town” by Terry Pluto and Tom Hamilton

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Editor’s Note: In the new book “Glory Days in Tribe Town” (softcover $15.95/ebook $9.99), Terry Pluto teams up with legendary broadcaster Tom Hamilton to tell the story of the Cleveland Indians of the 1990s. The 336-page book also includes personal recollections from dozens of Tribe fans. This excerpt looks at Albert Belle’s stunning career and

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Cavs have pinpointed the problem, but can they fix it?

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Is the recipe for victory, once reduced to its most integral grail ingredients, merely toughness and discipline? Several members of the Cleveland Cavaliers appear to feel so as they welcome the Washington Wizards into Quicken Loans Arena just five days after being soundly beaten in Washington, 91-78. “If you look at our season so far,

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Johnny Manziel’s friends decked a touchy-feely fan on Friday

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Well, this is one way to celebrate a Victory Monday. The folks over at Cleveland Scene have obtained a police report that indicates that an intoxicated fan saw Johnny Manziel late Friday night and decided he wanted to “hug” the rookie quarterback. The process didn’t unfold as the fan apparently liked as he was soon

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Cleveland Browns Week 12 Winners and Losers

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When I look at teams like the Atlanta Falcons or Chicago Bears, I see an NFL case study. You have incredibly talented weapons—Brandon Marshall, Alshon Jeffrey, Martellus Bennett, Julio Jones, Roddy White, Matt Forte, Steven Jackson—and highly compensated, first-round quarterbacks. You have rosters that are heavily featured on fantasy teams across the league. You have

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Women rule the AMAs, and the return of Dave Chappelle: While We’re Waiting…

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Another Victory Monday? It’s getting to the point where I don’t know how to respond. As always, we’ll have plenty of Browns coverage over the coming hours (including one amazing essay that you won’t want to miss), but While We’re Waiting… The 2014 American Music Awards were Sunday night. And if you weren’t watching Odell

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Jabaal Sheard active in Atlanta; Gordon to play roughly 30 snaps

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It seemed not that long ago when thoughts were that Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard could be lost for the season thanks to a foot injury. Just days later, the team’s 2011 second-round pick out of Pitt is surprisingly active as the team suits up in Atlanta to face the falcons. Given that Browns

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Minnesota Vikings claim Ben Tate from waivers

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There were some well-fitting jokes about the Indianapolis Colts pouncing on Ben Tate shortly after the running back was waived by the Cleveland Browns. Unfortunately we may never know if a claim was made as Tate is now a member of the Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings opted to add Tate in the wake of the

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Josh Gordon plans to “tear this league up” upon return

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This Sunday will mark the return of Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. While his quarterback, Brian Hoyer, has said that the Pro Bowl wide out will not be the team’s savior, Gordon himself apparently has other plans as told through former teammate Nate Burleson. “He told me, one, ‘starting on practice this Wednesday, I’m

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Excellent Cavs-based colorways of the LeBron 12 thanks to NIKEiD

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LeBron James has worn his fair share of Nike LeBron 12s that have gone well with the team’s wine, gold and blue color scheme. But when it comes to those that are slated to release between now and the end of 2014, the closest Cavs fans had to something Cleveland related was the HRT of

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Dion Waiters now eyeing up Sixth Man of the Year award

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While questions still loom regarding Dion Waiters and the guard’s willingness to embrace a role off of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ bench, the third-year sparkplug out of Syracuse has (once again) started saying all of the right things. From Chris Haynes at the NEOMG: “I would be very grateful, thankful for the opportunity [to win the

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Browns waive running back Ben Tate

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It appears that the unhappiness was indeed mutual. Just days after receiving just two carries against his former team, running back Ben Tate has been waived by the Cleveland Browns. “With all of the transactions we make while constructing our roster, it will always be our intent to do what is best for our football

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LeBron James wins first (of many) awards for 2014-15 season

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The NBA announced on Monday afternoon that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James was named the Eastern Conference Player of Week for games played Monday, November 10, through Sunday, November 16. According to their press release, this marks the 46th time James has earned Player of the Week accolades in his career, the most times a

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Cleveland Browns Week 11 Winners and Losers

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Of all the potential momentum-thwarting items in all of sport, right below injury has to be the three-and-out. If it occurs at the beginning of the game, there is so much pageantry and emotion stemming from the introductions and kickoff, that an immediate three-and-out is the buzzkill of all buzzkills. If your team kicks and the other

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Did images of Johnny flash through Brian Hoyer’s head? While We’re Waiting…

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Happy snowy, cold, downtrodden, no-longer-in-first-place Monday, you guys. We’ll have plenty of Browns and Cavaliers coverage over the coming hours, but While We’re Waiting… Being inside the confines of Cleveland’s FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday afternoon, I wasn’t privy to what CBS had opted to discuss or show during breaks in play, but from all accounts,

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Is Joe Harris joining the Cavs’ starting five?

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Joe Harris’ defense, effort and ability to knock down open shots has opened the eyes of a lot of Cavs fans, but also the Cleveland Cavaliers’ coaching staff. In back-to-back games, with the Cavs needing a huge fourth-quarter effort, head coach David Blatt has gone with Harris, the team’s second-round draft pick out of Virginia. Not

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Arian Foster out against Browns on Sunday; Phil Taylor to IR

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As the snow continues to pummel the city of Cleveland, injury news for the Browns’ Week 11 tilt against the Houston Texans continues to pile up. One of the more discussed injuries heading into Sunday has been Houston running back Arian Foster who has been officially listed as out for the afternoon. There was early-week optimism

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Brian Hoyer headlines Grantland’s “All-Bargain Team”

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We know that Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer has played well through this point in 2014. We know that Johnny Manziel is waiting in the wings while Hoyer is staring down the barrel of some contract negotiations. But on his present deal, leading the Browns to a 6-3 record and a first-place standing in the AFC

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Indians hire more talent from Baseball America

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How often are the Cleveland Indians in the news during the middle of November? In addition to having two players listed as finalists for the game’s biggest awards—and one of them winning—the Tribe continues to make waves. While this will not be something that fans will be able to quantify on the field, the Indians

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Boom! Browns crack top 10 in SI Power Rankings, are “team to beat in the AFC North”

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Who knew all it would take is a complete dismantling of a division-leading team on the road in front of a national audience? Though coming in at No. 19 just a week ago, the 6-3 Cleveland Browns have made the top 10 in Sports Illustrated’s NFL Power Rankings heading into Week 11. On the cover

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