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The Browns need a multiyear revival to match the multiyear rebuild-- You Said It

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Cleveland sports fans wonder when the next 9-7 season will come for the Browns and whether Gregg Williams' defense knows it has to cover the tight end.

How the Cleveland Browns can successfully finish their rebuild: Podcast

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From recent draft picks that were better than you think to possibilities for franchise-changing players in the 2018 NFL Draft, Pete Smith, who writes about the Browns for nflspinzone.com, joined Doug Lesmerises to explain why the plan…

Kevin Love still getting comfortable playing center after initially being frustrated by switch

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But then on the first day of training camp, Love was moved to a new position: center. And that's where he has stayed.

TNT coverage of Gordon Hayward's injury shows how sports broadcasts have evolved in last 32 years

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Gordon Hayward's gruesome leg injury in Tuesday's NBA season opener demonstrates how sports broadcasts have become more sensitive to players and fans.

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LeBron James, Isaiah Thomas building rapport while IT inches toward eventual return

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The team hasn't given any update to Thomas' timetable (a return is expected by or around Jan. 1), and will only say he's doing well with his recovery.

1-21 Cleveland Browns test the patience required for a build: DMan video

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The Cleveland Browns are 1-21 since the beginning of last season. Mind-boggling, even for a build.

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Holy Name students display passion and excitement: Best School Spirit contest (photos, poll, video)

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Holy Name is one of nine schools competing in the Best School Spirit contest.

Tyronn Lue asked Cavaliers players for patience with him

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Tyronn Lue asked his Cavaliers players for patience as he sifts through how to utilize the considerable talent on the roster after a clunky showing in the team's 102-99 season-opening win Tuesday.

J.T. Barrett's passing chart vs. Nebraska reflects very accurate performance: Ohio State football analysis

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J.T. Barrett completed almost 82 percent of his passes when Ohio State beat Nebraska on Saturday.

Nike looking into why LeBron James' jersey ripped so easily in season opener, report says

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It was an inauspicious debut for the new jerseys made by Nike, who took over from Adidas as the league's uniform provider.

Cleveland Indians still trying to decide if they'll exercise Michael Brantley's 2018 option

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The Indians hold an $11 million option on Michael Brantley for 2018. Brantley underwent surgery on his right ankle surgery on Wednesday that may cause him to miss the early part of the 2018 regular season.

Should the Cleveland Indians pick up Michael Brantley's $11 million option for 2018?

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The Cleveland Indians have a big decision to make on Michael Brantley's $11 million team option for 2018.

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How Iowa State football owns Columbus

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Reddit user Nathan Bingham has created a season-long map of a world where land was up for grabs in college football.

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Did the Indians miss their best chance to win a World Series? -- Bud vs. Doug

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Cleveland.com sports columnists Doug Lesmerises and Bud Shaw talk about the Indians chances of winning another World Series with this core group of players.

Cavaliers players walk fashion runway with pediatric cancer survivors and fighters at 'Big Shots and Little Stars' (video)

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There were only cheers heard at The Q on Wednesday night. The annual "Big Shots and Little Stars" event was held there to help kids with cancer.

Cleveland Cavaliers Scribbles: LeBron James gives message to Kyrie Irving -- Terry Pluto (photos)

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LeBron James said he was out of shape. His ankle is still not right. And he remains the best player in the world.

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Conference championship games highlight Week 9: OHSAA football games to watch

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Euclid at Mentor, Lorain at Bedford and Kirtland at Cuyahoga Heights are among the big OHSAA football games in Week 9 around Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers 2017: 20 new bars, restaurants in and around downtown

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Twenty bars, restaurants that have opened since Cavs opened last season.

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J.T. Barrett shines in a clean pocket; Jim Harbaugh downplaying Michigan's quarterback struggles: Buckeye Breakfast

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J.T. Barrett has the best passer rating in the Big Ten from a clean pocket according to Pro Football Focus.

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DeShone Kizer returns from benching that 'sparked my competitive juices'

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DeShone Kizer acknowledged that his one-week benching lit a fire under him heading into Sunday's game against the Titans.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Cody Kessler will be backup QB vs. Titans while Kevin Hogan deals with rib injury

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Cody Kessler will be active for the first time this season as the Browns' backup quarterback. But he's been promoted because Kevin Hogan is struggling with a rib injury.

Cleveland Cavaliers are still getting used to each other, but 'will be scary when we get rolling'

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It wasn't just the fresh Nike jerseys, eight new players on the bench, the first game without Kyrie Irving or a new, unconventional starting lineup. It was more than that.

Cavaliers beat Kyrie Irving and his new team with old-fashioned play

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The Cavs weren't interested in seeing Kyrie Irving honored during the game or celebrating after it.

LeBron James, Kevin Love save Cavaliers against Kyrie Irving's Celtics, 102-99

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LeBron James scored 29 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the season opener for the Cavs.

Tuesday, Oct 17

The Browns' plan isn't working, the rift is real, and Jimmy Haslam still needs help to save it: Mary Kay Cabot

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Jimmy Haslam must still hire an experienced, accomplished personnel exec to bridge the gap between the coaching staff and the front office and help save the Browns, Mary Kay Cabot writes. The current plan isn't working.

5 biggest threats to a Cavs-Warriors Finals fourmatch: Chris Fedor

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After a wild summer, with numerous All-Stars changing teams, there are a few threats to Cavs-Warriors Part 4.

0-6? The front office isn't doing this to you, Browns fans; they're doing it for you -- Doug Lesmerises

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Cleveland may not be strong enough to see the Browns' plan through: Doug Lesmerises

Hue Jackson clarifies text to Deshaun Watson and revisits Browns not drafting him

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Hue Jackson explained that he may have texted Deshaun Watson to be ready for his big day, but didn't imply that the Browns might draft him. He also said he's not surprised by Watson's early success.

Monday, Oct 16

DeShone Kizer will likely be reinstated as Browns starting quarterback, by Wednesday

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Browns rookie DeShone Kizer could be reinstated as the starting quarterback by Wednesday. If so, start Sunday's game against the Titans.

Jason Kipnis' annual shoe toss was a big hit with Cleveland Indians fans, even if it wasn't from a parade float

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Cleveland Indians infielder Jason Kipnis tossed game-worn shoes and batting gloves to fans outside the players' parking lot on Monday.

Cleveland Cavaliers look eerily similar to LeBron James' old Miami Heat teams

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The obvious resemblance starts with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, the devastating duo back together after splitting up in the summer of 2014.

As Browns fall to 0-6, there's plenty of blame for both front office and coaching staff

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The front office and coaching staff have worked in concert to get where they are today.

Sunday, Oct 15

Deshaun Watson throws 3 TDs and Kevin Hogan 3 picks in Browns' 33-17 loss to Texans to fall to 0-6

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Texans rookie quarterback DeShaun Watson threw three TD passes and Kevin Hogan threw 3 picks in the Browns' loss to the Texans.

Ohio State jumps three spots to No. 6; Penn State to No. 2 in AP Poll: Buckeyes football news

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Ohio State moved up three spots to No. 6 in the latest AP poll.

Cleveland Cavaliers: New faces, bumpy ride, Kyrie Irving -- Terry Pluto (photos)

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are expecting a period of adjustment and some struggles early in the season.

Ohio State football blows out Nebraska 56-14: Is the offense ready for Penn State?

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The Buckeyes went over 500 yards of total offense for the fifth straight game and scored 50-plus points for the fourth straight week.

Saturday, Oct 14

Cavaliers complete trade to Atlanta, release Kendrick Perkins

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The Cavaliers and Hawks completed a deal in which Richard Jefferson and Kay Felder were shipped to Atlanta to get the roster down to 15 guaranteed contracts.

Browns-Texans predictions: Who will win on Sunday?

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Check out our predictions for Browns-Texans on Sunday.

Cavaliers make history by winning without LeBron James, 113-106 over Magic

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Jose Calderon led the Cavs with 18 points in their first win of the preseason.

Cavaliers to trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder to Atlanta

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The Cavaliers agreed to trade Richard Jefferson, Kay Felder, $3 million in cash and two future second-round picks to the Atlanta Hawks to trim the roster down to the mandatory 15 players for the start of the season.