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Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Serena Williams pursues record-tying win

Claire Nordt, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Women's Tennis

The Australian Open has begun, meaning Serena Williams is once again fighting for a title. Williams has the opportunity to match Margaret Court’s record for most Grand Slam singles titles of all-time. Court’s record currently sits at 24, a record she set during her career between 1960-1977. Willi...

Cavaliers face Pacers in first round of playoffs

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for the playoffs, where the team will be the fourth seed. The Cavs seem to be hitting their stride in their best health all season. Furthermore, the team continues to improve their chemistry together as the effects of their mid-season acquisitions kick in. The C...

Indians have a rough start to season

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The 2018 season of Major League Baseball (MLB) has officially started, and the Cleveland Indians are off to a mostly rocky start. The Tribe is currently 2-4 and sits at third in the division. Obviously, it’s a bit early to already condemn the team for the 2018 season and look to start selling off their...

Cleveland Indians look to have another strong season

March 23, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

With just under one week left of the Spring Training, Cleveland Indians fans are excited for the start of another season, one that holds high hopes for the team after their disappointing early exit from last year’s playoffs. Behind the same core that has led to their incredible success the past two...

A new look for the Cavaliers

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

February 23, 2018


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a splash at the trade deadline this season, going through one of the largest remodelings of a team mid-season in recent memory. After a flurry of rumors and reported trades, the dust has now settled, and we have a clearer picture of what the team now looks like. The new-lo...

Early season NBA developments

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

With the NBA season beginning on Oct. 10, there has been almost three weeks of basketball and many developments to discuss. The defending champion Golden State Warriors may look vulnerable, the Boston Celtics lost one of their star players for the season and a new MVP candidate has emerged. The Observe...

Indians promising season ends early

Indians promising season ends early

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

For the second consecutive season, the Cleveland Indians lost three consecutive potential series-clinching games and were eliminated from the playoffs. Last season, after going up three games to one on the Chicago Cubs in the World Series, the Indians could not secure another victory. This year, def...

The return of Kyrie Irving

The return of Kyrie Irving

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 13, 2017


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

Andrew Ford, Staff Reporter: Cavs fans should, and will, boo the heck out of Irving. To be clear, there is nothing wrong with what he did; he has every right to make his wishes known to the front office. But if I were a diehard Cavaliers fan, it would feel like betrayal by Irving. He decided to put ...

Cavaliers set for present, future after offseason moves

Jacob Rayyan, Columnist

September 29, 2017


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers are currently preparing for another season in which they will be one of the favorites representing the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. The team, however, is going to look vastly different from the one that carried the organization to the last three Finals, including one cha...

Trump attacks players, who respond with more protests

Kevin Smith, Executive Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

This past week, President Donald Trump launched a verbal tirade and a Twitter rant that inspired more protests in the NFL and united the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. It is truly odd when even Trump’s political shortcomings become involved with Cleveland sports, or even just sports in ...

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