Chris Vannini is a native Michigander who writes about Michigan State and the Detroit Tigers for a few places, formerly of The Only Colors. This means he lives in a place where hockey is a real sport. As a first-grader, he finished second in a pinewood derby race to a kid who broke lightspeed. But he's not bitter, since he got a cut of the space cash.
SB Nation's Browns blog, Dawgs By Nature, thinks there are reasons for excitement with the Browns, but proceed with caution.
Good news for the Browns as Joe Thomas and Scott Fujita are expected to play on Sunday.
Browns defensive end Frostee Rucker said he has no bad feeling toward the Cincinnati Bengals, with whom Rucker spent the past six seasons.
Justin Masterson allowed six earned runs over 6.2 innings in the start as the Indians fell to the Twins 7-2 in Minnesota on Monday night.
Andy Murray upset Novak Djokovic to win the 2012 U.S. Open on Monday night.
Ohio State running back Jordan Hall has been cleared to resume football activities, but whether or not he'll play Saturday is still up in the air.
It appears running back Trent Richardson will be good to go for the Browns' season-opener.
The Browns will honor Art Modell at Sunday's home game against the Eagles.
Despite being more than 20 games under .500, the Indians actually have a winning record against the Detroit Tigers this year.