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Join the WFNY NFL Eliminator Challenge

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A couple people have asked us about this and with all that’s been going on, it would have been easy to let it slip through the cracks. Alas, I took the 35 seconds to create a WFNY eliminator challenge. Please join up by clicking here. The super secret password is wfny in all lower-case. We’ll

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Will Donte Whitner suffer without elite 49ers teammates?

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I love Bill Barnwell’s columns at Grantland. He’s never rigid in his points of view, but he’s always striving to get somewhere in his efforts and I appreciate that. He’s bit off a big chunk this time though. Barnwell has taken an unpredictable NFL theme and tried to predict it. It hits on the Browns because

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Indians sign Russ Branyan, signal the return of #BlameBranyan

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Just a short email from Bart Swain, but the wide-sweeping impact is felt across the universe of Cleveland Indians fans… Please note the Indians have signed infielder Russ Branyan to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Columbus for the remainder of the 2014 season. Branyan, 38, has spent the 2014 season in

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David Griffin: Defensive concerns aren’t a product of Kevin Love

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Glen Taylor’s getting all sorts of replies these days. Not long after questioning Kevin Love’s defense, the star power forward’s new general manager, David Griffin, came to his player’s defense. “I think he’s an elite defensive rebounder,” Griffin told FOX Sports Radio’s Jay Mohr. “I have concerns relative to our ability to protect the rim, and

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Surprise! Jordan Cameron set for ‘much larger role’

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Who saw this coming? The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram suspects that Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is looking at a “much larger role” with Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon suspended for the entire season. Cameron is coming off of a year where he hauled in 80 passes for 917 yards and seven touchdowns. In the two games

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Josh Gordon exploring options in the Canadian Football League

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  Update: There apparently is a rule forbidding suspended NFL players from playing in the CFL… So, there goes that report, I guess… There is CFL rule as pointed by @JimLangSports that CFL teams won't sign suspended NFL Players. I am sure they'll release a statement soon — Robert Littal (@BlkSportsOnline) August 28, 2014 Texting

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Josh Gordon reactions from the web: While We’re Waiting…

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There were many fantastic reactions from around the internet on yesterday’s news of the confirmed one-year suspension for Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon. Let’s go to the excerpts. From SB Nation’s David Roth: In Josh Gordon’s case, as in all the variously appalling decisions that have preceded it, the NFL is sticking to its rules

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Dion Waiters has been training with Kevin Love

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Dion Waiters has apparently been one step ahead of everyone. Before LeBron James announced his return to Northeast Ohio, the King made a phone call to Cavs’ shooting guard Dion Waiters. In a piece by Mike Sieleski of Philly.com, Waiters says that while traveling to the West Coast to work out with pro basketball trainer Rob McClanaghan his phone rang and LeBron

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NFL Rules on Josh Gordon: Suspension upheld, Browns pissed

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Sources tell FOX Sports 1′s Mike Garafolo that Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl wide receiver Josh Gordon’s one-year suspension has been upheld despite appeal. The NFL later confirmed said ruling with a press release. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Browns had been growing a bit impatient with the NFL’s unwillingness to rule on the potential suspension

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Kevin Love shoots back at Wolves owner Glen Taylor

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Newly acquired power forward Kevin Love thinks his former boss, Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor, should focus more on the players he acquired than the one that left. Following the announcement of the deal that sent Love to Cleveland for two No. 1 draft picks and a future first-rounder, Taylor took a parting shot at

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Taking issue with Kevin Love calling trade “his decision”

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I have a problem with some of the statements that Kevin Love made at his press conference yesterday. I’m trying really hard not to be a self-hating fan, but if I’m being perfectly honest, there are some issues with it. Here’s Love’s statement that set off my antenna. “LeBron signed to come back, and a

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Joe Banner says Browns’ firing “still hurts”

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It’s tough to compare to the signing of Kevin Love and the anticipation surrounding Josh Gordon, but former Browns CEO Joe Banner signing up for Twitter may very well be one of the biggest stories of the week. Drawing skepticism in the wake of countless fake Twitter accounts, Banner, typically not known for his interaction

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Kevin Love introduced as the newest Cavalier

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Tuesday in Independence, the Cleveland Cavaliers introduced their newest addition to the team, Kevin Love. It seemed the culmination of an unbelievable—and I mean unbelievable—offseason. He will come join the new-look Cavs and form the NBA’s newest “Big 3″ after being acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves for Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and a first-round pick. General

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Josh Gordon decision has been made according to Adam Schefter

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[Update: NFL Rules on Josh Gordon: Suspension Upheld, Browns Pissed] Adam Schefter is reporting that the Josh Gordon appeal decision has been made. Apparently the only thing left to decide is when to issue that judgement. Schefter just said on SC that he's heard Gordon decision has been made and Henderson just needs to decide when

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Brady Quinn cut loose by Dolphins

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It’s a rough time for NFL players struggling to make it in the league. The rosters are getting cut to 75 before eventually making their way to 53 plus a practice squad. One of the Browns’ most high profile draft picks of the last decade has found himself cut as Brady Quinn’s attempt to make

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