1. Cleveland Indians at Boston Red Sox Series Preview (May 10-13, 2012)

    Cleveland Indians Season Review Record: 17-13 Series Record: 6-3-1 Strength of Schedule: .486 RPI (ESPN): 16th Standings: 4th AL, 1st AL Central Games Back: 3 AL, -2 AL Central ...

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  2. Cleveland Browns Draft Review: Brandon Weeden Is the QB of the Present, Future

    "All that is valuable in society depends on the opportunity for development afforded the individual."—Albert Einstein The Browns acquired their quarterback...

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  3. One Year Later: Grading the Cleveland Browns 2011 NFL Draft Class

    "Hindsight is always twenty-twenty."—Billy Wilder Maybe you didn't like the Cleveland Browns ' deal with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2011 NFL draft , I didn't either...

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  4. Josh LeRibeus to Redskins: Scouting Report and Analysis

    At a position of undervalued importance, Josh LeRibeus could be one of the more undervalued prospects. A victim of the academic rigors of Southern Methodist University, LeRibeus ...

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  5. 2012 NFL Draft: Browns Seize Destiny, Surrender to It in the Course of an Hour?

    "Some are born great, some achieve greatness, some have greatness thrust upon them."—Malvolio, Twelfth Night, Act III, Scene II Browns Backers, there is no God, there is no love and I'm pretty sure friendship's a myth too at this point...

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  6. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns GM Running a Misdirection for Matt Kalil?

    "All war is deception."—Sun Tzu As the speculation preceding Thursday night's NFL draft culminates, the Minnesota Vikings ' lock on USC tackle Matt Kalil at third overall grows more uncertain by the day...

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  7. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Preview, Mock, Trade Scenarios and Speculation

    "We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."—Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...

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  8. The Audacity of Hype: Why the Cleveland Browns Can't Afford the Fourth Pick

    "Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down."—Ray Bradbury When the Atlanta Falcons traded with the Cleveland Browns to acquire ...

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  9. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns 7-Round Mock Draft

    "Human reason can neither predict nor deliberately shape its own future."—F.A. von Hayek At fourth overall with the first three picks essentially locked up according to ...

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  10. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Latest News, Rumors and Storylines

    “It is always darkest just before the day dawneth.” - Thomas Fuller Browns Backers, the 2012 NFL Draft is nearly upon us...

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  11. NFL Draft 2012: Who Could Wait Longest in the Green Room?

    For all the certainty we in the media project as the league approaches the NFL draft, every year NFL organizations disagree with our assessments or general public perception and avoid certain prospects...

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  12. Wahoo Wrap-Up: Cleveland Indians vs. Toronto Blue Jays

    Series I: Cleveland Indians v. Toronto Blue Jays Record: 1-2 Series: 0-1 AL Central: 0-0 AL Central Series: 0-0 For anyone pondering the merits of any "Curse of Rocky ...

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  13. Dress Code Violation: A Closer Look at NFL Uniform Policy

    $100. A Benjamin. A C-note. To update my now-shamefully-outdated Reebok Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas #73 replica jersey, I'm going to have to drop $100 for the sleek, NASA-tested, CIA-approved Nike ProGiveMeYourDucats Series replica jersey...

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  14. 2012 NFL Draft: Why the Cleveland Browns Should Trade Down, Take David DeCastro

    “You can't create players. You have to draft the board based on what your options are. As soon as you start taking players truly based on need, if they can't fill that need, ...

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  15. New Nike NFL Uniforms: How Nike Got the Cleveland Browns Exactly Right

    "It isn't easy. You may ask, 'Why do we stay up there if it's so dangerous?' Well, we stay because Anatevka is our home. And how do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word: tradition...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Dreamer's Mock Draft

    Well, Browns backers, it's here. My "How I weawwy, weawwy hope it goes" mock draft. I think there could be as many as six plug-and-play starters in this Cleveland Browns mock. See if you can guess who they are...

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  17. Cleveland Browns Humor 2012: 7 Fictional Players the Browns Would Draft or Sign

    "Life imitates art far more than art imitates life."-Oscar Wilde I love April Fools' Day, so we're going to stretch it out over the weekend. If you missed my column on Steelers fans stereotypes, you may want to check that out, too...

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  18. Cleveland Browns Humor 2012: 6 Items Found in a Young Steelers Fan's Lunchbox

    "You know you're a Steelers fan when you let your 12-year-old daughter smoke at the dinner table...in front of her kids."- a northeast Ohio blessing We know them all too well...

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  19. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Linebackers the Cleveland Browns Must Consider

    As the Cleveland Browns await potential NFL penalties pertaining to Scott Fujita's palpability in the BountyGate case, the reality that the Browns may start the season without ...

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  20. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Wide Receivers the Cleveland Browns Must Consider

    "Speed kills. First down." -John Madden, Madden NFL Football '96 Toward the end of the 2011 season, Greg Little appeared to shake off the twenty months of rust accumulated between his final college and first professional football games...

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  21. Cleveland Browns 2012 Outlook: 10 Reasons the Browns Will Improve

    "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way." — Mark Twain If the Cleveland Browns anticipate winning enough football games ...

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  22. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Positional Mock Draft

    "Men and nations behave wisely once they've exhausted all the other alternatives."- Abba Eban The Cleveland Browns entered the 2012 offseason with needs at nearly every position but left tackle and center...

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  23. 2012 NFL Draft: 7 Reasons Cleveland Browns Must Prioritize Offensive Line

    “Linemen are literally the unsung heroes of the game. Their situation is analogous to the infantry in warfare. They do the hard, bitter fighting for victory. As the generals reap the headlines in war, the backs reap the headlines in football...

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  24. NFL Free Agency 2012: 7 Worst Cleveland Browns Signings Since 1999

    "Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving."-Iago, Othello While Cleveland Browns fans express reactions ranging from ...

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  25. NFL Draft 2012: 7 Trade-Down Scenarios for the Cleveland Browns at No. 4

    Despite many fans' disdain for the Eric Mangini regime, one of the Browns ' best moves in the first round came under the watch of "Man-Genius...

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