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

Josh Gordon Cleveland Browns

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”

Mike Pettine Cleveland Browns

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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NBPA firing warning shots in advance of 2017 labor discussions

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A few weeks back, we linked to a profile of Michele Roberts, the NBA players’ union executive director, which painted her as a no-bullshit firecracker who was ready to put the union on her back and lead them to greener pastures than they could ever imagine—the kind with commas and zeros and all kinds of

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Simmons: Other NBA teams intentionally leaking info to disrupt Cavs

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Looking for any additional reasons to not believe Sam Smith’s “report” on Kevin Love potentially opting out of his deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers and signing with the Los Angeles Lakers? Look no further than the other 29 teams within the NBA who are apparently desperately rooting for the Wine and Gold’s ascension to the

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Ben Tate is unhappy with current role in Browns’ running game

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Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate is a fan of the Baby Backs, but he is none too pleased with the team’s committee backfield. Gearing up to face his former team in the Houston Texans this Sunday, Tate stated that he “would be lying” if he said he was happy being one of the three

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