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NFL News: Steelers cut James Farrior, Aaron Smith and Chris Kemoeatu

The Pittsburgh Steelers that Browns fans have come to despise as a rival will undoubtedly look different next year. After parting company with long-time receiver Hines Ward earlier, now the Steelers have cut bait with 10-year linebacker James Farrior. It only makes sense for the Steelers to get younger and Farrior was due just over

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Cavaliers sign Manny Harris to second 10 day contract

Manny Harris will be sitting the bench for another 10 days according to news coming from the Cavaliers- The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard Manny Harris to a second 10-day contract, Cavaliers General Manager Chris Grant announced today. Prior to being signed by the Cavs, Harris played in 17 games (12 starts) this season with

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MLB News: Indians name Justin Masterson opening day starter

The question of whether it would be Ubaldo Jimenez or Justin Masterson on opening day has been answered and Masterson is getting the nod. The 6’6″ 26 year-old had a pretty impressive year last year for the Tribe winning 12 games with a 3.21 ERA for the year. Masterson was a workhorse too, starting 33

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NFL Draft: Browns “Impressed” with Ryan Tannehill

With silly season well underway, and the Cleveland Browns still looking for an upgrade at the quarterback position, latest reports have the team’s head coach Pat Shurmur talking up Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Shurmur has said that he came away from the NFL scouting combine “impressed” with Tannehill, a wide receiver-turned-quarterback who is expected

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Lubinger: Chardon basketball game was “therapeutic, a respite, a distraction”

With the city of Chardon attempting to work its way back to normalcy following the tragic shootings which took place earlier this week, The Plain Dealer’s Bill Lubinger comes through with an excellent and telling recap of last night’s boys basketball game between the Chardon Hilltoppers and the Madison Blue Streaks. Despite being blue and

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NFL Free Agency: Jerome Simpson pleads guilty to felony drug charge

Two potential free agent wide receivers that the Browns could look at took hits today. DeSean Jackson was the first to drop as the Eagles placed the franchise tag on him. Then, the Bengals 4th year receiver Jerome Simpson pled guilty to a felony drug charge. The four-year veteran is a free agent after completing

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MLB Injury News: Grady Sizemore Out 8-12 Weeks

The Cleveland Indians have announced that outfielder Grady Sizemore has undergone a microdisectomy on his injured back and will miss 8-12 weeks. The operation was performed in Miami, Florida by Dr. Barth Green. A form of spine surgery, a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve

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Kyrie Irving Nabs Rookie of the Month Honors for February

Cleveland Cavaliers rookie point guard Kyrie Irving has been named Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for February, 2012. Though February, Irving averaged 19.3 points (on .422 shooting), 3.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists in 35.3 minutes per game. In six of the 10 games played, Irving notched at least 20 points and became the stage

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Report: Former Brown Kamerion Wimbley could be cut

According to a report by NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora, the Raiders will cut LB Kamerion Wimbley if he doesn’t agree to restructure his contract. A contract he signed before last season. Wimbley is due to make $11 million this season, with $6.5 million guaranteed, and Oakland is trying to restructure its budget and get under

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Report: Peyton Hillis Considered Retirement, Joining CIA

As if the Peyton Hillis saga has not had enough bizarre angles, ESPN”s Adam Schefter reports that the Browns running back spent the last year considering retirement and has told the team such intentions as recent as the end of this past season. Recently firing his third agent in the past 12 months, Hillis reportedly “wavered” on

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Box Score: (10) Ohio State 75, Northwestern 73

Jared Sullinger can officially change his Facebook status back to “engaged”. After an aloof showing against the Wisconsin Badgers on Sunday, Sullinger finished a wild end-game sequence by converting the game-winning bucket with 3.1 seconds remaining as Aaron Craft pushed the ball two-thirds of the way up the right side of the court, lofted a

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Box Score: Cavaliers 103 Knicks 120

Well, the Cavaliers played a good first half. And then everything fell apart in the 2nd half. Some outstanding defense from Tyson Chandler, some great 3-point shooting from Steve Novak, and a nice distribution of scoring among all their players helped the Knicks run away with this one. Really just a sad display of poor

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NFL Free Agency News: Steelers to release Hines Ward

The Dancing with the Stars veteran and long-time Pittsburgh Steeler might not be smiling his typical smile today. The AP is reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers will release Hines Ward. The franchise’s all-time leader in just about every meaningful receiving category will be released sometime in the next two weeks said president Art Rooney II

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Report: Peyton Hillis ‘parts ways’ with agent

Just yesterday, reports were coming out of Berea that the Browns were trying to sign Peyton Hillis to a three year deal with incentives. According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the Browns may be dealing with another agent going forward- The text of the tweet- “A source tells me that Browns RB Peyton Hillis and agent

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Forbes lists Cleveland as 8th most miserable sports city

According to Tom Van Riper of Forbes.com, Cleveland is not the most miserable sports city in the country. That “honor” goes to Atlanta. In fact, Cleveland fans are actually the 8th most miserable according to the ‘report’. “Total Seasons/Championships: 225/7 Last title: 1964 No, Cleveland. Miserable as you are, you’re not No. 1. Those seven

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Sullinger: “I was focusing on other stuff besides the basketball team”

The Ohio State men’s basketball team has certainly been struggling as of late, and perhaps the biggest reason has been the wildly inconsistent and unproductive play of star big man Jared Sullinger. Going into this season, Sullinger was on virtually everyone’s short list of national player of the year candidates. Now the talk is about

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Box Score: Celtics 86, Cavaliers 83

Tough loss. The Cavaliers fell behind early as their first quarter defense continues to plague them. But true to their nature, the Cavaliers fought back and took a lead into the 4th quarter. Unfortunately, the Cavs made too many mental errors down the stretch and the Celtics capitalized. The Cavaliers had a chance, down 3

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Larry Dolan issues statement about the tragic shootings in Chardon

There’s been a dark cloud hanging over the Cleveland area ever since news of the shootings in Chardon broke yesterday morning. The Dolan family has been a big part of that community over the years as Chardon has been the home of the law firm where Larry Dolan practices.  That being the case, Indians owner

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Indians Manager Manny Acta: “I don’t believe in a sophomore jinx”

“We feel this guy is going to bring a lot to our line-up. I don’t believe in a sophomore jinx or anything like that. I’m looking forward to seeing this guy get over 500 at bats and have a solid season for us.” -Indians manager Manny Acta on second baseman Jason Kipnis. Kipnis is currently

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Vescey: Cavs “Swamped by Calls” Heading in to NBA Trade Deadline

In his lastest column for the New York Post, Peter Vescey states that the Cleveland Cavaliers once again find themselves in the middle of several trade discussions. While Orlando’s Dwight Howard remains the most-coveted pending free agent, it sounds like Cleveland’s Ramon Sessions is the Plan B for several teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers who

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