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Report: Indians One Of Six Teams With Interest In Yoenis Cespedes

According to a report from Dionisio Soldevila of ESPN Deportes, the Cleveland Indians are one of six teams showing interest in Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes. Cespedes is an OF prospect who projects as a center-fielder with above average power. He is believed to be 26 years old. I say believed to be, because as we’ve seen

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Mike Brown: They Have Something Special in Cleveland

We miss the people back in Cleveland. We have some great friends back there; our boys had a terrific experience and they still haven’t quite been able to call L.A. home. […] The way it happened, it happened and I’m okay with that. Dan Gilbert was terrific for me. He gave me an opportunity, and I appreciate

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Indians Name Adam Everett Special Assistant to Baseball Operations

Today, the Cleveland Indians announced an addition to their coaching staff by adding the recently retired Adam Everett as a Special Assistant to Baseball Operations. Per the team, Everett will be in uniform through most of spring training and will be active in infield instruction and player and staff development for both Major and Minor

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Heckert: Colt McCoy Can Win Games in the NFL

The more players we get him, the better off he’s going to be and I think there’s no question about that and it’s my job to do that. Colt had some very good games he really did. I do think that he’s shown enough that he can win football games in this league. I think

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Ohio State’s Dominic Clarke In Trouble Again

Ohio State’s Dominic Clarke, a young CB who showed great potential this season for the Buckeyes, is facing charges for the 2nd time in the last 3 months. Previously charged with disorderly conduct, Clarke was charged with drunken driving this week. Here’s the details from ESPN.com: Clarke pleaded not guilty Thursday in Franklin County court,

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Box Score: Cavaliers 101, Suns 90

Those waiting for a Kyrie Irving breakout game got their wish. Magnum KI (credit to Tom Pestak @tompestak for the nickname) put up 26 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds (we’ll forgive the 6 turnovers tonight) while Jamison chipped in 23 points to lead the Cavaliers to a nice road win. Cleveland Starters Pos Min

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Hoynes: Indians Covet Carlos Pena, Need Ownership Approval

Per The Plain Dealer’s Paul Hoynes, the Cleveland Indians front office feels that veteran slugger Carlos Pena could be the answer to their gaping hole at first base.  The only issue, which has historically been a big one, is the ownership team’s willingness to provide the funds to acquire a non-basement-level free agent. Hoynes states

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Sporting News: Browns Select Robert Griffin III in 2012 NFL Draft

Another day, another early (premature?) mock draft. This time, from the folks over at Sporting News. With the fourth-overall selection, the Sporting News feels that the Cleveland Browns will finally use an early draft selection to address the perpetual question mark that has loomed over the head of the quarterback position. 4. Cleveland Browns: Robert Griffin

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Video: Urban Meyer Shows Off His New Office

For those who might have missed it earlier this week, Urban Meyer invited the Big Ten Network into his new office to check out the new digs. Some fans may cringe at the sight of the Bengals helmet, or even the Percy Harvin jersey he has in there, but all in all, it’s nice to

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Scott: We Need Kyrie Irving to Continue Scoring

We still need him to score for us. Antawn [Jamison] is doing a heck of a job scoring and after that it is basically Kyrie. That’s the one thing right now with a young point guard is trying to balance it out. […] Once we get other guys around him who can flat-out score, then I

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Toledo WR Eric Page to Enter NFL Draft

Toledo Rockets junior Eric Page has decided to skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft. According to reports, Page has acknowledged he has been given a third to fifth round grade. That was apparently enough for the Toldeo native. Page will skip a chance to set the MAC record for receptions in a

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Report: Jets Teammates Rip Mark Sanchez, Covet Peyton Manning

Mark Sanchez will always be news in Cleveland because the Browns traded out of that pick in the 2009 NFL draft. The Browns received the 17th and 57th picks in exchange for the 5th pick in the draft.  In addition to the picks, the Browns also received quarterback Bret Ratliff, defensive lineman Kenyon Coleman and

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Sullinger: We Need More Guys to Say ‘Enough is Enough’

I just feel like everybody [on this team] is telling [themselves] how good we are, and for Ohio State it’s time to tell us how bad we are on the road. We need to find something to get the fuel going because we lost three games on the road and that’s not Ohio State basketball.

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Report: Cowboys Slated to Snag Browns Defensive Backs Coach

All preseason, we heard various Cleveland Browns defensive backs heaping praise on their position coach Jerome Henderson. Today, the Dallas Morning News reports that Henderson could be en route to the Dallas Cowboys to join his former boss Rob Ryan, heading up the defensive backfield for Jerry Jones’ coaching staff. “Right now nothing has transpired

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Video: Kyrie Irving’s Spin Move on Al Jefferson

Al Jefferson may have led the way for Utah in their defeat of the Cleveland Cavaliers, but he took some time to show love to rookie point guard Kyrie Irving following a spin move which led to two hard-earned points for the Wine and Gold.

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Irving: Cavs Beat Themselves on Tuesday Night

Honestly, [the offensive fouls] didn’t stop our aggressiveness. Coach can live with the offensive fouls as long as they’re aggessive fouls. The refs made some good calls out there, they made some questionable ones, but it’s not a big deal. The loss tonight was about us. We kind of beat up ourselves tonight. – Cavaliers

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Box Score: Illinois 79, (5) Ohio State 74

Brandon Paul poured in a career-high 43 points, and his performance lifted the Illini to a 79-74 victory at home over the Buckeyes. Ohio State’s big men Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas combined for 44 points, but the team defense and guard play let OSU down in the second half. Ohio St. Name Min FG

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Box Score: Cavaliers 105, Jazz 113

Kyrie Irving had another strong game for the Cavaliers (20 points, 5 assists, 2 turnovers) and Antawn Jamison chipped in 22 points, but the Jazz’ interior, particularly Al Jefferson and his 30 points, were just too much for the Cavaliers. Cleveland Starters Pos Min FG 3Pt FT +/- Off Reb Ast TO Stl BS BA

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MLB Rumor: Bud Selig Will Be Offered Extension For Commissioner’s Post

According to both SI.com and ESPN, baseball owners will extend an offer to keep Bud Selig in his role as Major League Baseball’s commissioner.  The 77-year-old Selig is the ninth commissioner of the game and has been at his post since 1992. Selig’s reign in the position hasn’t been without controversy, but it has been

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Baylor’s Robert Griffin III to Declare for 2012 NFL Draft

Though it would have been a more substantial surprise had he opted for the alternative, Baylor quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has declared for the 2012 NFL Draft. Griffin, on Tuesday, reportedly informed his head coach Art Briles of his decision. The quarterback, and likely top-five selection this spring, has yet to

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