Statues, bobbleheads and jerseys galore: Indians release 2015 promotional schedule

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With Opening Day less than 80 days away, the Cleveland Indians have outfitted fans with a wish list of sorts thanks to the release of their 2015 Promotional Schedule. This year will feature 18 different promotional items including five replica jerseys, four bobbleheads and a Larry Doby replica statue. In addition to celebrating the current

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ESPN report on Johnny Manziel paints a putrid picture

Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns

Johnny Manziel may still have a shot at being the quarterback of the future for the Cleveland Browns, but it would take an unprecedented turn of events for those No. 2 jerseys to have any kind of value beyond 2015. In a recent report from ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler and Pat McManamon, more than 20 sources—some

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Browns reach out to Brian Hoyer to discuss new contract

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So, about that whole benching thing… The Cleveland Browns, who find themselves in one of the worst quarterback situations in the entire NFL, have reportedly reached out to impending free agent Brian Hoyer in attempt to gauge interest in re-signing with the team. From ESPN.com’s Jeremy Fowler: “We’ve left the door open both ways,” said

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Browns Pro Bowlers early selections in team drafts

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While the Cleveland Browns were yet again left out of the NFL’s end-of-season tournament for all the marbles, they’re showing yet again that they have premium talent at non-quarterback positions. In what could be viewed as a concession that the Pro Bowl is a farce, the NFL stopped dividing the Pro Bowl teams into AFC

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NBA All-Star starters announced: LeBron voted in; Kyrie and Love not so much

LeBron James NBA All-Star Game 2015

The 2015 NBA All-Star game starters have been unveiled, and the Cavaliers’ LeBron James is in the East’s first five once again. His most noteworthy teammates, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love, did not make the cut. This will mark LeBron’s 11th appearance in the All-Star Game. Love and Irving could still be selected as reserves,

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John DeFilippo discusses (more) change in Berea, has no idea who his quarterback will be

John DeFelippo Cleveland Browns

John DeFilippo sat under the lights of the Dino Lucarelli media room in Berea, Ohio, officially becoming the Cleveland Browns’ 15th offensive coordinator in their 17 seasons since the return in 1999. Joining the Browns after his second year of interviews with the franchise, it’s assumed that the man they call “Flip” actually wants to be

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LeBron James visited Ray Allen in Miami to recruit him to the Cavaliers

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Right now the award for GM of the Year could either go to either Dave Griffin or LeBron James, depending on who is more responsible for the Cleveland Cavalier front office moves.1 ESPN’s Dave McMenamin has reported that the Cavaliers forward  met with former teammate and currently retired shooting guard Ray Allen during James’ recent break

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Colts trying to keep Rob Chudzinski in Indy

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When the Browns fired Rob Chudzinski after just one year, he found a place to land in Indianapolis. Chud was hired by the Colts in early February after being fired by the Browns right at the end of December. Colts coach Chuck Pagano had glowing things to say about Chud at the time. “Rob and

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Shawn Marion will retire after this season

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The Cavaliers had an eventful off-season, to say the least, but getting Shawn Marion to join the Cavaliers felt like a real bonus. The NBA is a complex league in terms of player movement and to think that the Cavaliers could sign a guy with Shawn Marion’s experience and track record – even at an

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Indians bolster Progressive Field concessions with Melt, Barrio, and Sweet Moses

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The Indians’ win total could very well expand this season. Fans at Progressive Field may see their waistlines do the same. The team announced Wednesday that it is introducing new food options at the ballpark this year, headlined by the additions of local establishments Melt Bar and Grilled, Barrio, and Sweet Moses. All three will be located in

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Browns hire John DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

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Tuesday evening, it was reported that the Browns were expected to interview Marty Mornhinweg for the team’s vacant offensive coordinator position, who previously worked for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles in the same position. That report was then refuted, and other reports surfaced that tied the Browns to St. Louis Rams quarterback coach

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Manziel finishes in top 10 in Dick’s Sporting Goods jersey sales

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Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel saw his No. 2 jersey finish among the top five in NFL sales according to Dick’s Sporting Goods, landing behind Denver’s Peyton Manning, Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck, Seattle’s Russell Wilson and Carolina’s Luke Kuechly. Following the 2014 NFL Draft, Manziel was the best-selling jersey in the league, reportedly providing 55

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Browns interested in Frank Cignetti and Marty Mornhinweg for offensive coordinator

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Options might be starting to dwindle for the vacant offensive coordinator position in Cleveland. Marc Trestman has landed in Baltimore and Kyle Shanahan has reportedly landed in Atlanta. Adam Gase, Greg Olson, Chan Gailey and others have found homes as well. Even Doug Marrone, who walked away from a head coaching position in Buffalo has

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Good Bye For Now: Joe Harris assigned to D-League

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You won’t be hearing Austin Carr say “Smokin’ Joe,” at least not for a little while. The Cleveland Cavaliers assigned rookie shooting guard Joe Harris to the Canton Charge, the Cavaliers’ NBA Developmental League affiliate, the team reported Tuesday evening. Harris, a second-round pick out of Virginia, saw more playing time than might have been

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Braxton Miller still enrolled at Ohio State

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Much has been made of Ohio State’s quarterback situation this year due to injuries. The fallout from all that was rumor and innuendo that Braxton Miller would be transferring. That was further perturbed by a Twitter mishap by Miller that saw him seemingly picking Oregon instead of Ohio State by favoriting a Tweet instead of

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Cleveland defensive backs headline PFF’s All-AFC North Team

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A startling lack of play-makers would lend itself to the Cleveland Browns being left off of any AFC North lists, but the trenches and the defense graded out incredibly well for Pro Football Focus and their All-AFC North team. While Joe Thomas was an interesting omission on the offensive side of the ball, rookie guard

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Browns interview Mike Martz for offensive coordinator

Mike Martz

The Cleveland Browns have interviewed Mike Martz for their vacant offensive coordinator position according to Ian Rapoport. That’s certainly a name that has some gravity due to his experience. Martz has been a head coach in the NFL with the St. Louis Rams. Before that he helped Dick Vermeil and the Rams win a Super

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Cleveland State gets 13 seed in ESPN’s latest Bracketology projections

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ESPN’s resident bracketologist Joe Lunardi has taken note of Cleveland State’s recent success. Lunardi has the Vikings as a 13-seed in his latest edition of Bracketology. Per these projections, Cleveland State would face Louisville in a rematch of the teams’ November 26 matchup, which the Cardinals won 45-33. If these projections hold (a long shot,

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Donte Whitner to replace Earl Thomas in Pro Bowl

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Cleveland Browns Pro Bowlers Joe Thomas, Joe Haden, and Tashaun Gipson will have some orange-and-brown company in Arizona for the 2015 Pro Bowl. Strong safety Donte Whitner was initially chosen as an alternate, but he has been tabbed to replace Earl Thomas1, who will miss the game because his Seattle Seahawks made the Super Bowl. This

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