Browns may pursue QB Josh McCown

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The one constant we have in a Browns offseason is the everlasting search for a franchise quarterback. Or even an average quarterback, for that matter. We have already had suggestions that owner Jimmy Haslam is open to pursuing a new starter, rumors that a new QB could be had via trade up for Marcus Mariota, reports that


Buckeyes’ Mike Weber may be envious of Roquan Smith

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Editor’s Note: Hey look, you guys. MGBode has his own byline! Even though many of us are still basking in the afterglow of the Buckeyes’ championship , it is readily apparent that the college football dynamic between schools and players will continue to change. The movement for players getting better compensation started with the O’Bannon


Cavs take Utah’s Delon Wright in ESPN’s 2015 NBA mock draft

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Thursday is the NBA trade deadline. And while the Cleveland Cavaliers will be thinking of small deals on the fringes of their roster, it’s also fun to consider possible upgrades during the coming summer. As I discussed last month, a Brendan Haywood trade is much more palatable this season than during the offseason because of


J.R. Smith now 45th in Cavs history in threes attempted: WFNY Stats & Info

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In the background to his All-Star All-Style victory, J.R. Smith continues to make damages to the Cleveland Cavaliers record books. In just 20 games with the Cavs, he’s already shot up the leaderboard in three-point shots attempted. Here’s a look at exactly where Smith stands in Cavs history: 38. Andre Miller – 200 39. John Bagley –


AL Central is closer to baseball’s worst division than best: WFNY Stats & Info

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It’s been a busy offseason for the American League Central Division. After the Kansas City Royals advanced to the World Series, cellar-dwelling division mates Chicago and Minnesota pushed their payrolls up over $100 million with splashy free agency signings. And, of course, Detroit and Cleveland each won 85-plus games again last year. So how does


Bob Feller museum to close in Van Meter, Iowa

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I never knew there was a Bob Feller museum in his hometown of Van Meter, Iowa, but today I found out it was closing. I also didn’t know where Van Meter, Iowa was, but it’s just over 680 miles away from the Bob Feller statue outside of Progressive Field. It’s about a 10 hour drive


Browns proposed trade to send Josh Gordon to Philadelphia for Nick Foles


It isn’t a week in the NFL without some sort of Josh Gordon news hitting the wire. On Monday afternoon, word hit that trade that almost happened could have really changed the course of two franchises. According to’s Phil Sheridan, at the start of the 2013 season, the Browns offered wide receiver Josh Gordon to the


MLB News: Indians sign lefty Bruce Chen to minor league deal

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The Cleveland Indians signed veteran left-hander Bruce Chen to a minor league deal on Monday night, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. The deal is reportedly for a base of $1 million with an additional $1 million in incentives. Chen, 37, spent the last six years with the Kansas City Royals. He was released by


Jason Giambi officially announces retirement from MLB


After much speculation and reading of proverbial tea leaves, former Cleveland Indians DH Jason Giambi finally made it official and announced his retirement from Major League Baseball, releasing a statement to the New York Daily News. Giambi played the final two seasons of his career in Cleveland for the Indians where, despite a relative lack


Indians still searching for RH bat, could target Dayan Viciedo


The biggest criticism of the Indians’ off-season would undoubtedly be their inability to acquire a bat that hits from the right side of the plate. That search is still ongoing, reportedly, and they could look to fill that slot with former White Sox outfielder Dayan Viciedo. Paul Hoynes of The Plain Dealer reports the Indians


Cavaliers guard JR Smith wins the inaugural NBA All-Star All-Style Competition

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While the Cleveland Cavaliers have no games until next Friday, plenty of Cleveland’s hometown players are staying active during what was supposed to be the All-Star “Break.” We learned earlier this week that Saturday night would be the first ever NBA fashion show on TNT (which Cavalier LeBron James would produce) and it was revealed


Browns announce they’ve released OL Paul McQuistan

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The Cleveland Browns are starting to make small moves in shaping their roster and cap for next season. Despite the fact that they have tons and tons of space available, they’re apparently not about to inefficiently spend on guys they don’t feel can produce at a high enough level. Paul McQuistan was dismissed in what


LeBron James voted Vice President of NBA players’ union

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LeBron James is nearly undisputed as the greatest player in the game, and now he’s making himself even more powerful. According to (who else?) Adrian Wojnarowski, LeBron James has been elected as the Vice President of the NBA player’s union under Chris Paul, who serves as the President. Paul had been pushing James to join


The Seahawks might target Jordan Cameron

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The Cleveland Browns have already said they won’t be as active in free agency this year as they were last year. That makes some sense because you can’t be as active as the Browns were a year ago every single season. What’s usually not included in that free agency equation is the re-signing of a


Jimmy Haslam says he felt sucker-punched by La Canfora report

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The scariest part about all the bad press the Browns have gotten recently might just be with relation to Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam. In my first round of writing about the Browns with Randy Lerner at the helm, that always felt like the biggest, un-jump-able hurdle that the team faced. My thought process always


Kevin Love (eye) will not play vs. Chicago

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UPDATE: Kevin Love will not play in the Windy City, due to the eye injury he suffered against the Miami Heat. Everything below this sentence is now obsolete, but read on anyway. The Cavaliers beat the Miami Heat handily Wednesday night, but it wasn’t all good news coming out of Quicken Loans Arena. Power forward/lightning rod Kevin Love


Video: Kyrie Irving’s Newest Foot Locker Commercial

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In advance of February’s big sneaker releases, the people over at Foot Locker have once again employed Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving as their spokesman. Irving has been a part of several humor-filled spots for the sports apparel retailer, including this gem which featured Mike Tyson returning Evander Holyfield’s ear. This time is no


Charges dismissed against Browns fan who urinated on Art Modell’s grave

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You may remember hearing about a Browns fan who got into hot water last July for releasing some of his own in the wrong place. It looks like his punishment will be lighter than first expected. Paul Serbu of Franklin, Ohio used a catheter and tube system to effectively urinate on former Browns’ owner Art Modell’s


Should the Cavs kick the tires on Amare Stoudemire?

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The New York Knicks appear to be discussing a potential buyout of veteran big man Amare Stoudemire. The Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers are the front-runners to land the 32-year old in the event he is set free, but STAT is on record saying he would like to play for a contender. Given the existence


LeBron James kicks off “23 Acts of Kindness” for All-Star weekend

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Christmas has long since passed, but that LeBron James is still doing plenty of giving. James, along with his LeBron James Family Foundation, will be celebrating All-Star weekend in New York by doing “23 Acts of Kindness & Giving.” LeBron announced the initiative on Facebook shortly after being announced as an All-Star starter for the 11th consecutive year.