Mr. Second Half: Kyrie Irving could sit until January

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Three-to-four months would have been October…

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Joe Banner to ESPN as NFL Insider beginning September 3

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Joe Banner back y’all!

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Francisco Lindor on Terry Francona: “I’m blessed to play for him”

Tito and Frankie: A budding bromance

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It’s Pat! Browns sign former Delaware quarterback Pat Devlin

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Get pumped, folks.

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Tim Couch: Johnny Manziel should rest his elbow as much as possible

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Former No. 1 overall pick Tim Couch is no stranger to elbow problems, and he thinks second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel should act with caution as he deals with his own elbow issues. Manziel sat out much of Wednesday’s practice and is unlikely to play at Tampa Bay this Saturday and could very well be shut down

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Johnny Manziel likely out Saturday vs. Buccaneers

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A week after a solid performance against the Buffalo Bills in the Browns’ second preseason game, it sounds like quarterback Johnny Manziel will not play this Saturday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manziel sat out part of Wednesday’s practice due to right elbow soreness. The same problem bothered Manziel earlier this week. “He is experiencing a little

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Pierre Desir and Isaiah Crowell among “Best NFL Prospects”

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Throw them pizza Lunchables at the spreadsheets!

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Donte Whitner talks Browns hope and hometown pride with The MMQB

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As part of its NFL preseason coverage, The MMQB published a piece on Tuesday called “If You Believe Every Year…”. The article, which will give you a lot of feelings, talks about what it means — and what it takes — for Browns fans to stay so unflinchingly loyal, year after year. Of course, we

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Quicken Loans Arena to host five Cleveland State basketball games

Cleveland State University and Quicken Loans Arena announced a partnership Wednesday morning that will see both the men’s and women’s basketball teams play games at the Q this coming season. The Q staff will also work in a consulting role to help book more events at CSU’s Wolstein Center. As part of the deal, Dan Gilbert-backed

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The Madden NFL 2016 ratings are out (and the Browns kinda suck)

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EA Sports’ Madden NFL 2016 was released on all video game consoles at midnight Tuesday. As is tradition, the team and player ratings of the long running game have quickly become a hot topic in both the football and video game worlds. Madden has leaked out bits and pieces of the player ratings leading up to

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Carlos Carrasco placed on DL; Cody Anderson to start Wednesday

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Well, this kinds sucks.

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Peyton Hillis: Browns lied to me, turned the fans against me

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Tuesday marks the release of Madden NFL 16, which always inspires thoughts and writing about the video game’s cover athletes, past, present, and future. Madden has been around in various forms since 1988, and since 2001 the game’s cover has featured a prominent NFL player.1 The New York Giants’ Odell Beckham, Jr. gets the honors this year, continuing a proud

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Danny Ferry talks to Terry Pluto about the Cavs drafting and signing Sasha Kaun

The deal isn’t official yet, but the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly agreed last week to a two-year deal that will bring 30-year-old Russian center Sasha Kaun to the NBA after six seasons playing for CSKA Moscow. The Plain Dealer‘s Terry Pluto spoke to the man who drafted Kaun in 2008, Danny Ferry. Ferry was the Cavs GM from

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Ohio State nabs four ESPN preseason All-Americans, eight on All-Big Ten team

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The expectations keep piling up for this year’s Ohio State squad.

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“Thumbs up on Danny Shelton”: Browns coaches talk injuries, attitudes, and outlooks

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The injuries are nagging, but Danny Shelton is one, gigantic silver lining.

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Poll position: Ohio State voted unanimous No. 1 in AP top 25

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With the college football season beginning in less than two weeks, the Associated Press poll was released for the first time on Sunday, with the Ohio State Buckeyes voted as the unanimous No. 1 team in the country. The Buckeyes are the first team ever to be named the unanimous preseason No. 1 selection by the AP.

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Texans reportedly name Brian Hoyer starting quarterback

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What a difference a year makes. Brian Hoyer was a Cleveland story just one year ago coming off an ACL surgery and battling Johnny Manziel for the starting job. Just one year later, Hoyer has again had to battle for the opportunity to be starter, and once again it appears that he’s come out on

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Heel Turn: Joe Thomas supports Tom Brady, compares Roger Goodell to WWE’s Vince McMahon

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The Cleveland Browns soft-spoken left tackle came strong at the NFL’s commissioner on Sunday afternoon.

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Johnny Manziel’s arm is sore again

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Johnny Manziel’s arm is sore once again. The Browns don’t seem concerned… yet.

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Coming to America: Cavs agree to two-year deal with Russian center Sasha Kaun

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The Cleveland Cavaliers now have 14 feet worth of Russian center. The team agreed to a two-year deal with 30-year-old Alexander “Sasha” Olegovich Kaun Saturday. Kaun becomes the Cavs’ second Russian seven footer, joining Timofey Mozgov. David Pick of RealGM was first with the news, with ESPN’s Brian Windhorst confirming and adding that the second year

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