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Terry Pluto: Why it's better to be bad
Commentator Terry Pluto reflects on an especially brutal 2011 in Cleveland pro sports and looks ahead to 2012
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


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2011 in Cleveland pro sports saw the Indians fading after starting hot, the Cavs recording just 19 wins, and the Browns going 4-12.
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2011 was a brutal year for Cleveland pro sports fans. We watched the Cavs finish second worst in the NBA during the team’s the first season without LeBron James. The Indians fizzled out after a winning spring. And this past weekend, the Browns finished their season 4-12 with a lackluster loss to the Steelers.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto talks to Amanda Rabinowitz about 2011 in Cleveland sports and what could get fans back in the game in 2012.

Terry Pluto: A brutal 2011

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Pluto: Will Browns' Hillis, McCoy be back next season?

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