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  • 5 things to love about Cleveland Indians this season

    5 things to love about Cleveland Indians this season

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:36:13 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    Of course baseball is better when your team is good, and this year should be the first time since the 90s that the Indians are hands down the best team in the division at the start of the season.

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    Of course baseball is better when your team is good, and this year should be the first time since the 90s that the Indians are hands down the best team in the division at the start of the season.

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  • How many bullets does Andrew Miller have in his gun? We're going to find out

    How many bullets does Andrew Miller have in his gun? We're going to find out

    Thursday, March 23 2017 10:32 PM EDT2017-03-24 02:32:45 GMT
    Andrew Miller (Source: WOIO)Andrew Miller (Source: WOIO)

    Andrew Miller is returning to the Indians after the World Baseball Classic and I'm still concerned about him.

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    Andrew Miller is returning to the Indians after the World Baseball Classic and I'm still concerned about him.

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  • Browns take great step forward on busy first day of free agency

    Browns take great step forward on busy first day of free agency

    Thursday, March 9 2017 10:39 PM EST2017-03-10 03:39:41 GMT
    V.P. of Football Operations Sashi Brown at news conference. (Source: WOIO)V.P. of Football Operations Sashi Brown at news conference. (Source: WOIO)

    My favorite part of what the Browns did on the first day of free agency is what they did with the offensive line, and the fact they did not have to overpay to do it.

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    My favorite part of what the Browns did on the first day of free agency is what they did with the offensive line, and the fact they did not have to overpay to do it.

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  • Tribe lefty Andrew Miller confident in his World Baseball Classic preparation

    Tribe lefty Andrew Miller confident in his World Baseball Classic preparation

    Monday, February 20 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-02-21 00:09:29 GMT
    Source: WOIOSource: WOIO

    What Cleveland Indians fans have come to know as Miller Time is starting a littler earlier this season.

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    What Cleveland Indians fans have come to know as Miller Time is starting a littler earlier this season.

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  • Starting extra innings with a runner on second is a colossally stupid idea

    Starting extra innings with a runner on second is a colossally stupid idea

    Thursday, February 9 2017 9:43 PM EST2017-02-10 02:43:57 GMT
    (Source: WOIO)(Source: WOIO)

    When Bud Selig was the commissioner of baseball I always used to joke that Mayor McCheese could have run a tighter ship.

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    When Bud Selig was the commissioner of baseball I always used to joke that Mayor McCheese could have run a tighter ship.

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  • Cavs' Kevin Love to join East All Star reserves

    Cavs' Kevin Love to join East All Star reserves

    Thursday, January 26 2017 7:46 PM EST2017-01-27 00:46:35 GMT
    Kevin Love (Source: WOIO)Kevin Love (Source: WOIO)

    The East All Star reserves have been named and Kevin Love is one of them.

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    The East All Star reserves have been named and Kevin Love is one of them.

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  • Browns can bolster offensive line in free agency (if they so choose)

    Browns can bolster offensive line in free agency (if they so choose)

    Friday, January 20 2017 5:10 PM EST2017-01-20 22:10:25 GMT
    Joe Thomas (Source: WOIO)Joe Thomas (Source: WOIO)

    If the Browns want to impact their offensive line before the draft they have two options -- trades or free agency.

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    If the Browns want to impact their offensive line before the draft they have two options -- trades or free agency.

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  • Indians pitching update: Trevor Bauer threw Friday, Danny Salazar will throw Saturday

    Tribe pitching update: Bauer threw Friday, Salazar will throw Saturday

    Friday, October 21 2016 8:30 PM EDT2016-10-22 00:30:33 GMT
    Salazar (Source: Arturo Pardavila III, Wikipedia Commons)Salazar (Source: Arturo Pardavila III, Wikipedia Commons)

    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona says pitcher Danny Salazar will throw a three-inning simulated game on Saturday.

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    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona says pitcher Danny Salazar will throw a three-inning simulated game on Saturday.

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  • Teams are not supposed to be able to do what the Indians have been doing

    Teams are not supposed to be able to do what the Indians have been doing

    Friday, October 21 2016 8:21 AM EDT2016-10-21 12:21:13 GMT
    FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer throws against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during Game 1 of baseball's American League Division Series in Cleveland. (Source: AP)FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2016, file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer throws against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during Game 1 of baseball's American League Division Series in Cleveland. (Source: AP)

    No journey to the World Series is easy. The Indians, though, have managed to stumble across one of the more difficult pieces of baseball terrain to get here.

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    No journey to the World Series is easy. The Indians, though, have managed to stumble across one of the more difficult pieces of baseball terrain to get here.

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  • Mark Schwab’s Three Up, Three Down from Game 1 of the ALCS

    Mark Schwab’s Three Up, Three Down from Game 1 of the ALCS

    Saturday, October 15 2016 12:04 AM EDT2016-10-15 04:04:56 GMT
    Source: WOIOSource: WOIO

    This was a great start to the American League Championship Series for the Indians. Here are a few quick takeaways.

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    This was a great start to the American League Championship Series for the Indians. Here are a few quick takeaways.

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  • Indians' ace Corey Kluber out 7-10 days with quad strain

    Indians' ace Corey Kluber out 7-10 days with quad strain

    Tuesday, September 27 2016 10:12 PM EDT2016-09-28 02:12:40 GMT
    (Source: Associated Press)(Source: Associated Press)

    Indians pitcher Corey Kluber has a mild strain of one of his quadricep muscles.

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    Indians pitcher Corey Kluber has a mild strain of one of his quadricep muscles.

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  • Browns QB Cody Kessler cramming for first big test as a pro

    Browns QB Cody Kessler cramming for first big test as a pro

    Wednesday, September 21 2016 3:35 PM EDT2016-09-21 19:35:31 GMT
    Kessler (Source: Erik Drost, Wikipedia Commons)Kessler (Source: Erik Drost, Wikipedia Commons)

    Quarterback Cody Kessler is no longer at USC, but he has a big test on Sunday against Miami.

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    Quarterback Cody Kessler is no longer at USC, but he has a big test on Sunday against Miami.

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  • Trade for Chapman or Miller? No. Get Chapman AND Miller

    Trade for Chapman or Miller? No. Get Chapman AND Miller

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 5:03 AM EDT2016-07-20 09:03:15 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)

    I usually hate making blockbuster trades in July because they do not seem to pan out. Rarely does the team that “wins” the trade deadline actually win the World Series. That said, this is a year I would hope the Tribe is considering it.  

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    I usually hate making blockbuster trades in July because they do not seem to pan out. Rarely does the team that “wins” the trade deadline actually win the World Series. That said, this is a year I would hope the Tribe is considering it.  

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  • On the Mark: Party on, Nap

    On the Mark: Party on, Nap

    Friday, July 8 2016 11:11 PM EDT2016-07-09 03:11:07 GMT

    When Mike Napoli was signed to a 1-year deal in the off-season, the “Dolan is cheap” crowd rolled their eyes and made the usual comments about the team picking through the bargain bins.

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    When Mike Napoli was signed to a 1-year deal in the off-season, the “Dolan is cheap” crowd rolled their eyes and made the usual comments about the team picking through the bargain bins.

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  • On The Mark: Schwab's thoughts on ESPN's Believeland

    On The Mark: Schwab's thoughts on ESPN's Believeland

    Sunday, May 15 2016 5:55 PM EDT2016-05-15 21:55:04 GMT
    Sunday, May 15 2016 7:52 PM EDT2016-05-15 23:52:16 GMT

    For the rest of the country ESPN’s Believeland was probably an entertaining hour and a half of television.

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    For the rest of the country ESPN’s Believeland was probably an entertaining hour and a half of television.

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  • On The Mark: Browns draft? Dig it.

    On The Mark: Browns draft? Dig it.

    Sunday, May 1 2016 10:48 PM EDT2016-05-02 02:48:13 GMT
    Monday, May 2 2016 5:12 AM EDT2016-05-02 09:12:36 GMT
    New Browns players introduced. (Source: WOIO)New Browns players introduced. (Source: WOIO)

    I don’t know if the Browns 14-player mega haul of players from the draft will work out, but I do know you can’t say they didn’t try.

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    I don’t know if the Browns 14-player mega haul of players from the draft will work out, but I do know you can’t say they didn’t try.

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  • On The Mark: Trade back again? Why not!

    On The Mark: Trade back again? Why not!

    Saturday, April 23 2016 10:28 PM EDT2016-04-24 02:28:33 GMT
    Saturday, April 23 2016 10:39 PM EDT2016-04-24 02:39:35 GMT
    Sashi Brown during press conference with Paul DePodesta. (Source: WOIO)Sashi Brown during press conference with Paul DePodesta. (Source: WOIO)

    After trading out of the only chance the Browns had to draft one of the top two quarterbacks, I am all for them doing it again. I was not crazy about their trade at first, but I warmed up to it after a few hours, and at this point there is no harm in doing it again.

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    After trading out of the only chance the Browns had to draft one of the top two quarterbacks, I am all for them doing it again. I was not crazy about their trade at first, but I warmed up to it after a few hours, and at this point there is no harm in doing it again.

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  • On The Mark: Good trade? How should we know?

    On The Mark: Good trade? How should we know?

    Wednesday, April 20 2016 10:21 PM EDT2016-04-21 02:21:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 20 2016 11:06 PM EDT2016-04-21 03:06:45 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)

    If you’re into instant analysis, you can find a lot of people saying the Browns are the winners in this trade with Philadelphia. After letting it simmer for a little bit, I am tempted to agree, but why should I?

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    If you’re into instant analysis, you can find a lot of people saying the Browns are the winners in this trade with Philadelphia. After letting it simmer for a little bit, I am tempted to agree, but why should I?

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  • On The Mark: Why Indians can't start the season away from home

    On The Mark: Why Indians can't start the season away from home

    Friday, April 8 2016 10:33 PM EDT2016-04-09 02:33:05 GMT
    Friday, April 8 2016 11:11 PM EDT2016-04-09 03:11:15 GMT
    Indians 2016 home opener. (Source: Cleveland Indians)Indians 2016 home opener. (Source: Cleveland Indians)

    Once again it's another season of some wondering why baseball doesn't just have the Indians start the season with a 2-3 week road trip. The answer is easy -- it is impossible.

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    Once again it's another season of some wondering why baseball doesn't just have the Indians start the season with a 2-3 week road trip. The answer is easy -- it is impossible.

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  • On The Mark: No big Cavs moves, I love it

    On The Mark: No big Cavs moves, I love it

    Thursday, February 18 2016 4:29 PM EST2016-02-18 21:29:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 18 2016 6:28 PM EST2016-02-18 23:28:27 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)

    The trade deadline has come and gone without the Cavaliers making a huge move. Trading Anderson Varejao is huge only if you’re counting it from the PR or jersey sale department!

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    The trade deadline has come and gone without the Cavaliers making a huge move. Trading Anderson Varejao is huge only if you’re counting it from the PR or jersey sale department!

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  • On The Mark: Get off my lawn, and take your All Stars with you

    On The Mark: Get off my lawn, and take your All Stars with you

    Monday, February 15 2016 4:48 PM EST2016-02-15 21:48:20 GMT
    Monday, February 15 2016 6:09 PM EST2016-02-15 23:09:12 GMT

    I don’t mean to sound like a walk-up-hill-both-ways old man, but is there an All Star Game left that doesn’t stink? Well, maybe, but it’s not in basketball, baseball or football.

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    I don’t mean to sound like a walk-up-hill-both-ways old man, but is there an All Star Game left that doesn’t stink? Well, maybe, but it’s not in basketball, baseball or football.

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  • On The Mark: Free J.R. Smith

    On The Mark: Free J.R. Smith

    Saturday, February 6 2016 5:36 PM EST2016-02-06 22:36:00 GMT
    Monday, February 8 2016 2:40 PM EST2016-02-08 19:40:47 GMT

    I could understand J.R. Smith being left out of the three point contest if he got beat out by Larry Bird or Craig Hodges.

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    I could understand J.R. Smith being left out of the three point contest if he got beat out by Larry Bird or Craig Hodges.

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  • On The Mark: Nearly curtains for Manziel

    On The Mark: Nearly curtains for Manziel

    Saturday, January 30 2016 10:08 PM EST2016-01-31 03:08:17 GMT
    Saturday, January 30 2016 10:39 PM EST2016-01-31 03:39:31 GMT

    We’re getting there, folks. We are almost there. We are almost done hearing about Johnny Manziel. He seems to show up on a weekly basis in your social media feeds doing so

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    We’re getting there, folks. We are almost there. We are almost done hearing about Johnny Manziel. He seems to show up on a weekly basis in your social media feeds doing so

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  • On the Mark: Should the Browns keep Gordon? ...maybe not

    On the Mark: Should the Browns keep Gordon? ...maybe not

    Thursday, January 21 2016 4:06 PM EST2016-01-21 21:06:52 GMT
    Thursday, January 21 2016 4:11 PM EST2016-01-21 21:11:46 GMT

    When Josh Gordon was busted last year and missed the season, I was done with him. To be honest, I was done with him before that.

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    When Josh Gordon was busted last year and missed the season, I was done with him. To be honest, I was done with him before that.

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  • Here we go again. Again. Again....again...

    Here we go again. Again. Again....again...

    Sunday, January 3 2016 7:08 PM EST2016-01-04 00:08:23 GMT
    Sunday, January 3 2016 11:22 PM EST2016-01-04 04:22:42 GMT

    I don't know about you, but I sure cannot wait to find out who the next former Head Coach of the Cleveland Browns will be.

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    I don't know about you, but I sure cannot wait to find out who the next former Head Coach of the Cleveland Browns will be.

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  • Show me some Austin Davis!

    Show me some Austin Davis!

    Tuesday, December 1 2015 10:33 PM EST2015-12-02 03:33:44 GMT
    Tuesday, December 1 2015 10:58 PM EST2015-12-02 03:58:39 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)
    The Browns are back in the hunt for a quarterback after Josh McCown's broken collar bone ended his season on Monday night. The team says they have two options, and that is one more than I really think they should consider. Austin Davis is the guy for me. I am not even sure why this is a conversation. The options are Davis or Johnny Football. One of them insisted he would not embarrass the team on the bye week, did, then lied about it and tried to cover it up, the other one is Aust...More >>

    The Browns are back in the hunt for a quarterback after Josh McCown's broken collar bone ended his season on Monday night. The team says they have two options, and that is one more than I really think they should consider. Austin Davis is the guy for me. I am not even sure why this is a conversation. The options are Davis or Johnny Football. One of them insisted he would not embarrass the team on the bye week, did, then lied about it and tried to cover it up, the other one is Aust...

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  • On the Mark: Hello, good 'bye'

    On the Mark: Hello, good 'bye'

    Thursday, November 19 2015 6:23 PM EST2015-11-19 23:23:30 GMT
    Thursday, November 19 2015 6:23 PM EST2015-11-19 23:23:30 GMT
    The Browns have this Sunday off, and I swear it’s a day off for you and I as well. Of course, some of you had already mailed it in and spent the last few Sunday’s doing things like mowing the yard, raking leaves or getting an early start on those Christmas lights. More >>

    The Browns have this Sunday off, and I swear it’s a day off for you and I as well. Of course, some of you had already mailed it in and spent the last few Sunday’s doing things like mowing the yard, raking leaves or getting an early start on those Christmas lights. 

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  • On the Mark: Browns, this is silly, just do it

    On the Mark: Browns, this is silly, just do it

    Friday, November 6 2015 6:31 PM EST2015-11-06 23:31:41 GMT
    Friday, November 6 2015 6:31 PM EST2015-11-06 23:31:41 GMT
    I might as well be the bazillionth Browns observer to make the case. Play Johnny! Let’s go! There are a lot of reasons to do it!The first (and most obvious) reason is because….<drum roll>….they stink!  <sad trombone> What do they have to lose? It’s the “let’s see what they have in him,” rationale, which is sound. They’re 2-7, their starting QB is Captain Stop-Gap Josh McCown, and many feel they need to look at quarterba...More >>
    I might as well be the bazillionth Browns observer to make the case. Play Johnny! Let’s go! There are a lot of reasons to do it!The first (and most obvious) reason is because….<drum roll>….they stink!  <sad trombone> What do they have to lose? It’s the “let’s see what they have in him,” rationale, which is sound. They’re 2-7, their starting QB is Captain Stop-Gap Josh McCown, and many feel they need to look at quarterba...More >>
  • Tristan Thompson, this is crazy

    Tristan Thompson, this is crazy

    Friday, October 16 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-10-16 21:16:49 GMT
    Friday, October 16 2015 5:29 PM EDT2015-10-16 21:29:08 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)
    Tristan Thompson is a nice guy and a pretty good basketball player. He's a great rebounder, had an outstanding post season for the Cavaliers and deserves to get a nice new contract. He is also starting to look foolish. His contract squabble has gone from a curious situation, to an eyebrow raiser to an act of lunacy.A one dimensional player that can barely score if he's standing at the free throw line is not worth a max contract. I could not believe the Cavs were offering ..More >>
    Tristan Thompson is a nice guy and a pretty good basketball player. He's a great rebounder, had an outstanding post season for the Cavaliers and deserves to get a nice new contract. He is also starting to look foolish. His contract squabble has gone from a curious situation, to an eyebrow raiser to an act of lunacy.A one dimensional player that can barely score if he's standing at the free throw line is not worth a max contract. I could not believe the Cavs were offering ..More >>
  • Tribe front office shuffle? Meh...

    Tribe front office shuffle? Meh...

    Tuesday, October 6 2015 11:06 PM EDT2015-10-07 03:06:59 GMT
    Wednesday, October 7 2015 12:52 PM EDT2015-10-07 16:52:05 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)
    The Indians have a new President of Baseball Operations and a new General Manager. Normally this is huge news. Massive. This time? Not so much. More >>
    The Indians have a new President of Baseball Operations and a new General Manager. Normally this is huge news. Massive. This time? Not so much. More >>
  • #JoshOrJohnny: It's easy, start Johnny!

    #JoshOrJohnny: It's easy, start Johnny!

    Tuesday, September 22 2015 9:02 PM EDT2015-09-23 01:02:59 GMT
    Wednesday, September 23 2015 8:49 AM EDT2015-09-23 12:49:58 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)
    It's the hashtag sensation sweeping Browns Nation, #JoshOrJohnny. Put me down for Johnny, please.Hey, it's been two games, it's time for a quarterback controversy in Cleveland, right? And this comes down to one simple question- is Johnny Manziel a franchise quarterback? The answer is easy, we do not know. That mystery is why he should get the job. We know what Josh McCown is, a solid NFL back up quarterback. The veteran presence, yada-yada-yada, but he is not a franchise guy. Now ...More >>
    It's the hashtag sensation sweeping Browns Nation, #JoshOrJohnny. Put me down for Johnny, please.Hey, it's been two games, it's time for a quarterback controversy in Cleveland, right? And this comes down to one simple question- is Johnny Manziel a franchise quarterback? The answer is easy, we do not know. That mystery is why he should get the job. We know what Josh McCown is, a solid NFL back up quarterback. The veteran presence, yada-yada-yada, but he is not a franchise guy. Now ...More >>
  • Terrance West, go south, young man!

    Terrance West, go south, young man!

    Sunday, September 6 2015 7:25 PM EDT2015-09-06 23:25:02 GMT
    Sunday, September 6 2015 7:25 PM EDT2015-09-06 23:25:02 GMT
    On the Mark (Source: WOIO)On the Mark (Source: WOIO)
    The Browns decision with Terrance West is one that I don't think anybody can disapprove of. West never seemed to take things seriously enough to ever make any real changes, so the club held him accountable.This is not the first time they've done that. Last year, Ben Tate was jettisoned. Sure, part of that was because of the development of West and Isaiah Crowell, but it was also in part because of his attitude after the kids passed him by, so the team got rid of him...More >>
    The Browns decision with Terrance West is one that I don't think anybody can disapprove of. West never seemed to take things seriously enough to ever make any real changes, so the club held him accountable.This is not the first time they've done that. Last year, Ben Tate was jettisoned. Sure, part of that was because of the development of West and Isaiah Crowell, but it was also in part because of his attitude after the kids passed him by, so the team got rid of him...More >>
  • On the Mark: Josh Gordon, just zip it

    On the Mark: Josh Gordon, just zip it

    Thursday, January 29 2015 4:26 PM EST2015-01-29 21:26:37 GMT
    Thursday, January 29 2015 4:26 PM EST2015-01-29 21:26:38 GMT
    Josh Gordon is lashing out again at his critics. This time in a (supposedly) self-penned open letter to Charles Barkley, Stephen A. Smith, Cris Carter and (presumably) anybody else that has said a bad thing about the guy whose nickname should be changed from “Flash” to “What now?” More >>
    Josh Gordon is lashing out again at his critics. This time in a (supposedly) self-penned open letter to Charles Barkley, Stephen A. Smith, Cris Carter and (presumably) anybody else that has said a bad thing about the guy whose nickname should be changed from “Flash” to “What now?” More >>
  • On The Mark: Ditch Gordon, not the rookies. At least not yet.

    On The Mark: Ditch Gordon, not the rookies. At least not yet.

    Monday, December 29 2014 6:22 PM EST2014-12-29 23:22:27 GMT
    Monday, December 29 2014 6:25 PM EST2014-12-29 23:25:02 GMT
    I don't think there is a good argument left for holding on to Gordon. I heard somebodysay "This isn't a pattern of behavior, it IS his behavior." Boom. Nailed it. The guy is not going to change, at least not here. Maybe if you throw him off the team it'll be a wake up call, but it also might not be. Remember, Baylor got rid of him and that didn't wake him up either. He continued to mess up and has had many, many chances. You might think Manziel has had many chances as well, but I'd disagree w...More >>
    I don't think there is a good argument left for holding on to Gordon. I heard somebodysay "This isn't a pattern of behavior, it IS his behavior." Boom. Nailed it. The guy is not going to change, at least not here. Maybe if you throw him off the team it'll be a wake up call, but it also might not be. Remember, Baylor got rid of him and that didn't wake him up either. He continued to mess up and has had many, many chances. You might think Manziel has had many chances as well, but I'd disagree w...More >>
  • On The Mark: Manziel-play up the hype, park the hysteria

    On The Mark: Manziel-play up the hype, park the hysteria

    Friday, December 12 2014 6:03 PM EST2014-12-12 23:03:08 GMT
    Friday, December 12 2014 6:03 PM EST2014-12-12 23:03:10 GMT
    It is time to lighten up on Johnny Manziel. It is time to stop acting like anytime he is seen out on the town it is exactly the same as him floating on an inflatable swan swilling down adult beverages from the bottle. This has to stop. When quarterback and coach are both questioned because said signal caller went to a Cavaliers game, on his night off no less, it is time to take a step back. He was at a basketball game, not a frat party. He acted responsibly, not like a drunk buffoon. The game...More >>
    It is time to lighten up on Johnny Manziel. It is time to stop acting like anytime he is seen out on the town it is exactly the same as him floating on an inflatable swan swilling down adult beverages from the bottle. This has to stop. When quarterback and coach are both questioned because said signal caller went to a Cavaliers game, on his night off no less, it is time to take a step back. He was at a basketball game, not a frat party. He acted responsibly, not like a drunk buffoon. The game...More >>
  • On The Mark: It's Michigan Week!

    On The Mark: It's Michigan Week!

    Monday, November 24 2014 12:10 PM EST2014-11-24 17:10:08 GMT
    Monday, November 24 2014 12:10 PM EST2014-11-24 17:10:09 GMT
    Ohio State vs Michigan is the greatest rivalry in American sports and do not let anybody convince you otherwise. Oh, there are contenders like the Iron Bowl (Alabama-Auburn), the Civil War (Oregon-Oregon State) or even the Army-Navy game, but Ohio State-Michigan covers ground those rivalries cannot as far as I'm concerned. Outside of college football there are rivalries like Duke-North Carolina, Red Sox-Yankees, Lakers-Celtics, etc. The Game trumps them all to me because of two words, unique ...More >>
    Ohio State vs Michigan is the greatest rivalry in American sports and do not let anybody convince you otherwise. Oh, there are contenders like the Iron Bowl (Alabama-Auburn), the Civil War (Oregon-Oregon State) or even the Army-Navy game, but Ohio State-Michigan covers ground those rivalries cannot as far as I'm concerned. Outside of college football there are rivalries like Duke-North Carolina, Red Sox-Yankees, Lakers-Celtics, etc. The Game trumps them all to me because of two words, unique ...More >>
  • Roby's ejection was an embarrassment

    Roby's ejection was an embarrassment

    Reggie Roby's ejection in the first quarter of Ohio State's game against Iowa was an absolute disgrace. This is where the safety advocates are supposed to scream, "It's a rule!" Splendid. It's a dumb one.More >>
    Reggie Roby's ejection in the first quarter of Ohio State's game against Iowa was an absolute disgrace. This is where the safety advocates are supposed to scream, "It's a rule!" Splendid. It's a dumb one.More >>
  • Trade Gordon? I'm on board

    Trade Gordon? I'm on board

    ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that the Browns have placed receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little are on the trading block. You'd be lucky to get a hot glass of fat and a copy of the Beatles "WhiteMore >>
    ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday that the Browns have placed receivers Josh Gordon and Greg Little are on the trading block. You'd be lucky to get a hot glass of fat and a copy of the Beatles "WhiteMore >>
  • Little results- lots of drops

    Little results- lots of drops

    I consider myself a patient person, too patient in some cases, and even I'm through with Greg Little. I commend him for his effort in camp of trying to get better. He really did bust his butt with extraMore >>
    I consider myself a patient person, too patient in some cases, and even I'm through with Greg Little. I commend him for his effort in camp of trying to get better. He really did bust his butt with extraMore >>
  • Meet the new Browns, same as the old Browns

    Meet the new Browns, same as the old Browns

    Games like the one on Sunday are why I've grown tired about how there is, once again, a New Browns. From what we saw in the opener, these are the Same Old Browns. Bad quarterbacking? Check. Dropped passes?More >>
    Games like the one on Sunday are why I've grown tired about how there is, once again, a New Browns. From what we saw in the opener, these are the Same Old Browns. Bad quarterbacking? Check. Dropped passes?More >>
  • For the love of Cleveland, win the opener!

    For the love of Cleveland, win the opener!

    I'm a firm believer that Opening Day in baseball is over rated. That does not mean I don't think it's special! I just think that the casual baseball fan puts too much emphasis on whether they win or loseMore >>
    I'm a firm believer that Opening Day in baseball is over rated. That does not mean I don't think it's special! I just think that the casual baseball fan puts too much emphasis on whether they win or loseMore >>
  • Weeden is not the starter? Come again?

    Weeden is not the starter? Come again?

    I couldn't believe my ears when I heard that Browns coach Rob Chudzinski refused on Friday to acknowledge that Brandon Weeden is their starting quarterback. I like Chud, so don't take what I'm about toMore >>
    I couldn't believe my ears when I heard that Browns coach Rob Chudzinski refused on Friday to acknowledge that Brandon Weeden is their starting quarterback. I like Chud, so don't take what I'm about toMore >>
  • Bad week, but at least they didn't quit

    Bad week, but at least they didn't quit

    And so ends the most excruciating week of baseball I have seen in a long time. At least they won one on the way out of town. This week will go down as the week that destroyed the Indians chances of winningMore >>
    And so ends the most excruciating week of baseball I have seen in a long time. At least they won one on the way out of town. This week will go down as the week that destroyed the Indians chances of winningMore >>
  • Celebrate a preseason win? Heck yes!

    Celebrate a preseason win? Heck yes!

    To (show) glee, or not to (show) glee. That is the question. Does this sound familiar? The Browns looked pretty darn good on Thursday night. HORAY!!! But it's preseason. Brandon Weeden looked reallyMore >>
    To (show) glee, or not to (show) glee. That is the question. Does this sound familiar? The Browns looked pretty darn good on Thursday night. HORAY!!! But it's preseason. Brandon Weeden looked reallyMore >>
  • It's the 2nd Half, are you excited yet? No?

    It's the 2nd Half, are you excited yet? No?

    It is officially the second half of the baseball season, so what will the excuse be now? Frequently when the Indians are playing good baseball early in the season the naysayers love to jump in and sayMore >>
    It is officially the second half of the baseball season, so what will the excuse be now? Frequently when the Indians are playing good baseball early in the season the naysayers love to jump in and sayMore >>
  • Hope you weren't planning on watching the Tribe game...

    Hope you weren't planning on watching the Tribe game...

    Saturday night's Indians game is not on television. How is that possible? A Saturday night, divisional game, is not on? Nope. And it's not the Tribe's fault. Blame Major League Baseball. Fox has exclusiveMore >>
    Saturday night's Indians game is not on television. How is that possible? A Saturday night, divisional game, is not on? Nope. And it's not the Tribe's fault. Blame Major League Baseball. Fox has exclusiveMore >>
  • Puig an All Star? No way!

    Puig an All Star? No way!

    Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig did not make the All Star Game. Hooray for the voting fans that were sharp enough to figure out he didn't belong. Atlanta's Freddie Freeman earned the final NL All Star spotMore >>
    Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig did not make the All Star Game. Hooray for the voting fans that were sharp enough to figure out he didn't belong. Atlanta's Freddie Freeman earned the final NL All Star spotMore >>
  • Bullpen options? Umm....

    Bullpen options? Umm....

    The Indians need to tweak their bullpen, but I'm not sure how good the options really are for them right now. For the time being, I'm fine with Chris Perez closing. He's had some health and legal issues,More >>
    The Indians need to tweak their bullpen, but I'm not sure how good the options really are for them right now. For the time being, I'm fine with Chris Perez closing. He's had some health and legal issues,More >>
  • This isn't just another series

    This isn't just another series

    The Indians had only beaten Detroit twice going into the series. It's clearly a trend that needs to stop. I don't care if it's early July, this is a big series with Detroit. As far as I'm concerned, everyMore >>
    The Indians had only beaten Detroit twice going into the series. It's clearly a trend that needs to stop. I don't care if it's early July, this is a big series with Detroit. As far as I'm concerned, everyMore >>
  • Nothing is over until we say it is!

    Nothing is over until we say it is!

    There is a reason they say baseball is not a sprint, it's a marathon. They say it because it is true. It can be hard to remember that sometimes when you get caught up in the emotion of a frustrating slump,More >>
    There is a reason they say baseball is not a sprint, it's a marathon. They say it because it is true. It can be hard to remember that sometimes when you get caught up in the emotion of a frustrating slump,More >>
  • Bennett a reach? You can't say that.

    Bennett a reach? You can't say that.

    Was Anthony Bennett a reach? If he's a good player, we'll never know. We do not know if somebody else would've taken him at 2 or 3. I believe though that it is fair to say that the front-runners for thatMore >>
    Was Anthony Bennett a reach? If he's a good player, we'll never know. We do not know if somebody else would've taken him at 2 or 3. I believe though that it is fair to say that the front-runners for thatMore >>
  • Heat lose this, they're flops

    Heat lose this, they're flops

    Down 3-2 in the best of seven NBA Finals, the Miami Heat now face two must-win games. Must win to win this title, and must win to not look like failures after three years. Yes, I said it. If they loseMore >>
    Down 3-2 in the best of seven NBA Finals, the Miami Heat now face two must-win games. Must win to win this title, and must win to not look like failures after three years. Yes, I said it. If they loseMore >>
  • Make the call for Chisenhall

    Make the call for Chisenhall

    Lonnie Chisenhall is on fire. He's red hot at the plate, and crashing and burning on defense. I barely care about the latter right now, I'm all for a call up if the team thinks he can handle Major LeagueMore >>
    Lonnie Chisenhall is on fire. He's red hot at the plate, and crashing and burning on defense. I barely care about the latter right now, I'm all for a call up if the team thinks he can handle Major LeagueMore >>
  • Tebow-mania, here we go again

    Tebow-mania, here we go again

    Tebow-mania has hit Foxboro, even if Bill Belichick does not want to talk about him anymore. The Patriots coach eventually told reporters on Tuesday that they'd talked about him enough and "we have otherMore >>
    Tebow-mania has hit Foxboro, even if Bill Belichick does not want to talk about him anymore. The Patriots coach eventually told reporters on Tuesday that they'd talked about him enough and "we have otherMore >>
  • Tom Petty was right.

    Tom Petty was right.

    The sound track for Indians fans right now should consist of one song- Tom Petty's "The Waiting Is the Hardest Part." Waiting for this slump to end is killing us. It is absolutely excruciating to watchMore >>
    The sound track for Indians fans right now should consist of one song- Tom Petty's "The Waiting Is the Hardest Part." Waiting for this slump to end is killing us. It is absolutely excruciating to watchMore >>
  • Perez, don't ditch him, pitch him!

    Perez, don't ditch him, pitch him!

    What should the Indians do with Chris Perez? Simple. Rehab his shoulder and pitch him. That's it. Don't do anything until Major League Baseball, or the legal system, says you have to. There is no reasonMore >>
    What should the Indians do with Chris Perez? Simple. Rehab his shoulder and pitch him. That's it. Don't do anything until Major League Baseball, or the legal system, says you have to. There is no reasonMore >>
  • Gordon Gee is your drunk uncle

    Gordon Gee is your drunk uncle

    Gordon Gee opened his mouth and embarrassed himself. Again. Everybody is outraged. Again. Why? Aren't we used to this? Gee has spent half of his career with his foot in his mouth, the other half he hadMore >>
    Gordon Gee opened his mouth and embarrassed himself. Again. Everybody is outraged. Again. Why? Aren't we used to this? Gee has spent half of his career with his foot in his mouth, the other half he hadMore >>
  • Sizemore is making a comeback. Please, don't laugh.

    Sizemore is making a comeback. Please, don't laugh.

    Grady Sizemore is on the comeback trail. Try to contain your laughter. Seriously, what is he supposed to do, just quit? He's a baseball player. They play baseball. That's it. Of course he'll try and getMore >>
    Grady Sizemore is on the comeback trail. Try to contain your laughter. Seriously, what is he supposed to do, just quit? He's a baseball player. They play baseball. That's it. Of course he'll try and getMore >>
  • Oh what a night.... and morning

    Oh what a night.... and morning

    The Indians were put in a bad spot on Friday night and it played out even worse for their fans. After three rain delays, their game with the Tampa Bay Rays finished up at close to 3:00 in the morning.More >>
    The Indians were put in a bad spot on Friday night and it played out even worse for their fans. After three rain delays, their game with the Tampa Bay Rays finished up at close to 3:00 in the morning.More >>
  • That was interesting day of drafting

    That was interesting day of drafting

    They better be right. That's what I'll say about the Browns third day of the NFL Draft. It was a very unusual day. They came in with five picks and seemed hell bent on using every one of them to make peopleMore >>
    They better be right. That's what I'll say about the Browns third day of the NFL Draft. It was a very unusual day. They came in with five picks and seemed hell bent on using every one of them to make peopleMore >>
  • I wanted Milliner, I'll settle for Mingo

    I wanted Milliner, I'll settle for Mingo

    Barkevious Mingo was not my top choice for the Browns, but I'm not going to rip them for it either. My preferences for them were to trade down, select Dee Milliner or take a pass rusher. Mingo fits theMore >>
    Barkevious Mingo was not my top choice for the Browns, but I'm not going to rip them for it either. My preferences for them were to trade down, select Dee Milliner or take a pass rusher. Mingo fits theMore >>
  • Ubaldo was better, this time

    Ubaldo was better, this time

    Ubaldo Jimenez did just enough on Sunday to keep his job, for now. It's no secret that the Indians are getting frustrated with the right hander. In his 17 starts prior to Sunday's he went 1-12 with anMore >>
    Ubaldo Jimenez did just enough on Sunday to keep his job, for now. It's no secret that the Indians are getting frustrated with the right hander. In his 17 starts prior to Sunday's he went 1-12 with anMore >>
  • Pilot-Flying J, the latest undeserved punch to the gut

    Pilot-Flying J, the latest undeserved punch to the gut

    Browns fans cannot get a break. That statement seemingly has been true for decades, but it has been reinforced this week. The new owner's business getting raided by the Feds? Who saw that coming? Who could'veMore >>
    Browns fans cannot get a break. That statement seemingly has been true for decades, but it has been reinforced this week. The new owner's business getting raided by the Feds? Who saw that coming? Who could'veMore >>
  • Not a bad first week of baseball

    Not a bad first week of baseball

    What a first week of the season. Justin Masterson beat both Cy Young winners from last year. Ubaldo Jimenez threw well in his debut. Chris Perez blew a save. Mark Reynolds looks like Babe Ruth. Clearly,More >>
    What a first week of the season. Justin Masterson beat both Cy Young winners from last year. Ubaldo Jimenez threw well in his debut. Chris Perez blew a save. Mark Reynolds looks like Babe Ruth. Clearly,More >>
  • Kazmir was the right call

    Kazmir was the right call

    Scott Kazmir is the Indians fifth starter, at least for now. The Indians made the right decision on this one. Kazmir will be added to the 25-man roster on April 6th in order to face Toronto. Carlos CarrascoMore >>
    Scott Kazmir is the Indians fifth starter, at least for now. The Indians made the right decision on this one. Kazmir will be added to the 25-man roster on April 6th in order to face Toronto. Carlos CarrascoMore >>
  • Houston, we have a problem, his name is Ed Reed

    Houston, we have a problem, his name is Ed Reed

    Dear Houston Texans, Please, pretty please, pretty please with sugar on top, sign Ed Reed. Take him away. Give him dump trucks of cash. To the people of Houston- roll out that Southern Hospitality I knowMore >>
    Dear Houston Texans, Please, pretty please, pretty please with sugar on top, sign Ed Reed. Take him away. Give him dump trucks of cash. To the people of Houston- roll out that Southern Hospitality I knowMore >>
  • Conference tournaments are STUPID!!!

    Conference tournaments are STUPID!!!

    Congratulations to the NCAA, you've finally navigated through your four month preseason schedule. Now, on to the regular season! It will be played out over 4-5 days, at various NBA arenas all over theMore >>
    Congratulations to the NCAA, you've finally navigated through your four month preseason schedule. Now, on to the regular season! It will be played out over 4-5 days, at various NBA arenas all over theMore >>
  • Mariano Rivera is overrated

    Mariano Rivera is overrated

    Mariano Rivera is over rated. There. I said it. Get over it. Over rated does not mean bad. It does not mean he's not a good player. It doesn't mean he's not the best closer ever, it just means over rated. I'veMore >>
    Mariano Rivera is overrated. There. I said it. Get over it. Overrated does not mean bad. It does not mean he's not a good player. It doesn't mean he's not the best closer ever, it just means over rated. I'veMore >>
  • Browns should spend. Now.

    Browns should spend. Now.

    The Browns have over $40-million in salary cap space and this is wouldn't be a bad time to start spending. I'm not normally one to demand a big spending spree, but to me it makes sense right now for theMore >>
    The Browns have over $40-million in salary cap space and this is wouldn't be a bad time to start spending. I'm not normally one to demand a big spending spree, but to me it makes sense right now for theMore >>
  • It's All About The Mo... Respect! (No it's not)

    It's All About The Mo... Respect! (No it's not)

    As sports fans we hate it when players make it all about the money. Know what's worse? When they try to tell us it's not all about the money. Joe Flacco just signed the biggest contract in NFL history.More >>
    As sports fans we hate it when players make it all about the money. Know what's worse? When they try to tell us it's not all about the money. Joe Flacco just signed the biggest contract in NFL history.More >>
  • Bribe LeBron? It Won't Work

    Bribe LeBron? It Won't Work

    Magic Johnson has offered LeBron $1,000,000 if he wins an NBA Dunk Contest. It's gimmicky as heck and I love it. I've already offered one solution to fix the dunk contest, but Magic just came up with anotherMore >>
    Magic Johnson has offered LeBron $1,000,000 if he wins an NBA Dunk Contest. It's gimmicky as heck and I love it. I've already offered one solution to fix the dunk contest, but Magic just came up with anotherMore >>
  • Perez Injury Is No Minor Concern

    Perez Injury Is No Minor Concern

    I always refrain from making a prediction about the season during Spring Training because it's such a period of unknown. You never know who is going to get hurt. Put the Indians down for their first significantMore >>
    I always refrain from making a prediction about the season during Spring Training because it's such a period of unknown. You never know who is going to get hurt. Put the Indians down for their first significantMore >>
  • Dolan Haters, Will You Buy Tickets?

    Dolan Haters, Will You Buy Tickets?

    The Indians are doing all they can to get you to come back to the ballpark this summer, but will you go? I'm not asking the die-hards or the ones always go to a handful of games a year. I'm asking you,More >>
    The Indians are doing all they can to get you to come back to the ballpark this summer, but will you go? I'm not asking the die-hards or the ones always go to a handful of games a year. I'm asking you,More >>
  • Alex Smith Is Garbage

    Alex Smith Is Garbage

    The 49'ers want to trade QB Alex Smith, I hope the Browns don't even pick up the phone. I don't understand the fascination with this guy that some fans seem to have. I have a several reasons why I can'tMore >>
    The 49'ers want to trade QB Alex Smith, I hope the Browns don't even pick up the phone. I don't understand the fascination with this guy that some fans seem to have. I have a several reasons why I can'tMore >>
  • Love this lineup!

    Love this lineup!

    Did you see the lineup for Friday's game against the Reds? CF Bourn SS Cabrera 2B Kipnis 1B Swisher LF Brantley C Santana DH Reynolds 3B Chisenhall RF Stubbs That's a lineup! BrantleyMore >>
    Did you see the lineup for Friday's game against the Reds? CF Bourn SS Cabrera 2B Kipnis 1B Swisher LF Brantley C Santana DH Reynolds 3B Chisenhall RF Stubbs That's a lineup! BrantleyMore >>
  • A Baseball Buzz

    A Baseball Buzz

    The last time I saw an Indians team this fired up for a season it was 2008. That one fell apart due to injuries and a bad bullpen, this year's team can write their own script. How it ends is anybody'sMore >>
    The last time I saw an Indians team this fired up for a season it was 2008. That one fell apart due to injuries and a bad bullpen, this year's team can write their own script. How it ends is anybody'sMore >>
  • How To Fix The Dunk Contest

    How To Fix The Dunk Contest

    How does the NBA not see what we see? They are embarrassing themselves with the Slam Dunk Contest. This won't be a piece on why it's bad because we all know why it's bad. Star players don't do it and theMore >>
    How does the NBA not see what we see? They are embarrassing themselves with the Slam Dunk Contest. This won't be a piece on why it's bad because we all know why it's bad. Star players don't do it and theMore >>
  • Bosh Over Kyrie? Lame!

    Bosh Over Kyrie? Lame!

    Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra has officially named Chris Bosh as the guy that will start in place of injured Rajon Rondo in the All Star Game. He'll slide LeBron to point guard and play Bosh at forward.More >>
    Miami Heat coach Eric Spoelstra has officially named Chris Bosh as the guy that will start in place of injured Rajon Rondo in the All Star Game. He'll slide LeBron to point guard and play Bosh at forward.More >>
  • The Bourn Acquisition

    The Bourn Acquisition

    I love the Bourn Acquisition. It doesn't assure Supremacy or a Legacy, but it does help improve their Identity. In more ways than one. First, it makes a statement. The Indians had already had their bestMore >>
    I love the Bourn Acquisition. It doesn't assure Supremacy or a Legacy, but it does help improve their Identity. In more ways than one. First, it makes a statement. The Indians had already had their bestMore >>
  • Flacco to the Browns? Please!

    Flacco to the Browns? Please!

    Sports Illustrated NFL Insider Peter King has painted a scenario where Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco could end up in Cleveland, among other places. I wish I had a farm in this Fantasy Land,More >>
    Sports Illustrated NFL Insider Peter King has painted a scenario where Super Bowl MVP Joe Flacco could end up in Cleveland, among other places. I wish I had a farm in this Fantasy Land,More >>
  • Tribe Gets Dice-K, Giambi. Sweet! No Thanks!

    Tribe Gets Dice-K, Giambi. Sweet! No Thanks!

    It happens every year. The Indians sign a series of players to minor league contracts to bring to Spring Training. Inevitably, some of these names raise eyebrows. It always made me a little bonkersMore >>
    It happens every year. The Indians sign a series of players to minor league contracts to bring to Spring Training. Inevitably, some of these names raise eyebrows. It always made me a little bonkersMore >>
  • National signing day, over hyped? Not as much as you'd think

    National signing day, over hyped? Not as much as you'd think

    Almost anything of any consequence seems to get over hyped in this age. Why? Easy. There are more television stations looking for programming, more websites looking for content and of course,More >>
    Almost anything of any consequence seems to get over hyped in this age. Why? Easy. There are more television stations looking for programming, more websites looking for content and of course,More >>
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