Les Levine write about Sports for the Cleveland Jewish News. Follow Les on Twitter @LesLevine.

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My guess is that former Cleveland Browns General Manager Sashi Brown wouldn’t have made the personnel moves current General Manager John Dorsey has made, but you have to give him credit for clearing the decks for Dorsey to do so.  

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LeBron James will never admit it, but his move to Los Angeles has not been what he thought it would be. It certainly has not been a good basketball move because his Lakers are close to elimination from a spot in the NBA playoffs for the sixth consecutive year. The NBA is thriving, despite th…

I spent part of last weekend re-watching the 1986 playoff game between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Jets, otherwise known as the “Gastineau Game.”  The Browns trailed 20-10 with just over four minutes left in regulation, but Mark Gastineau gave the Browns new life by roughing Browns…

What a week for two Jewish NFL players who grew up in California, but have connections to Northeast Ohio.Wide receiver Julian Edelman of Redwood City, who won the most valuable player award in Super Bowl LIII Feb. 3, was a quarterback at Kent State University. In the Super Bowl, he caught ei…

While Cleveland sports teams – including the Cavaliers – are taking a break, it’s time for some quick hitters.• This was a rough year for Chicago Bears’ fans who watched their kicker, Cody Parkey, hit the goalpost upright five time on field goals and extra points. He did it again Jan. 6 as h…

Cleveland Browns General Manager John Dorsey held a press conference Dec. 31 to offer his thoughts about the season that ended with a 26-24 loss in Baltimore the day before and to see where the head coach situation stood. When I left the Browns’ training camp after the conference, at least e…