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Could the Indians be next?

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

The city of champions is looking to continue its success this year, but in a different sport. The Cleveland Indians defied many experts’ expectations and won the American League Central division this season, with the Detroit Tigers coming in second eight games behind. Now, the Indians have won t...

Browns improving offense inspires optimism

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Football, Sports

Believe it or not, the Cleveland Browns have a lot of reasons to be optimistic this season. The team heads into the season with Robert Griffin III as their starting quarterback. Griffin is, when healthy, one of the better quarterbacks in the game. However he has been unable to stay healthy these ...

Indians legitimate World Series contenders

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

It is an exciting time to be a Cleveland sports fan. Of course, we all know about LeBron James’ heroics in the NBA when he brought home the championship for the Cleveland Cavaliers. A team that has slipped under the radar, however, is the Cleveland Indians. After finishing in the middle of the division f...

Welcome to the city of champions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

August 20, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Cleveland has chewed its nails to the cuticle throughout the last 50 years. In 1964 the Cleveland Browns defeated the Baltimore Colts for the National Football League Championship before the Super Bowl existed. Everything from The Fumble to The Decision has taken Cleveland fans from the edge of their sea...

NBA champions or bust

Veijay Raj, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

The NBA playoffs are set to begin on April 16 as the Cleveland Cavaliers begin their seven-game series versus the Detroit Pistons. Last year, a Finals exit by the hand of Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors and several injuries left some “what ifs?” in the team. With a healthy Kyrie Irving and...

To fire or not to fire, that is the question

JP. O'Hagan and Billy Heyen

January 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

Welcome to Point/Counterpoint, the back and forth sports bar style debate column. This week we are taking on the Cavaliers firing of head coach David Blatt, the impact it will have, and the reasons behind the surprising move. This transcript has been lightly edited. JP. O’Hagan (Sports Editor)...

Moves need to be made to make Cavs contenders

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

Heading into the 2014-15 NBA season, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded their most recent first overall pick Andrew Wiggins and other assets to acquire Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves. To the casual fan, this looked like a solid move. LeBron was coming home, Kyrie was an up-and-coming star in...

Should Browns move on from Johnny Football?

Billy Heyen, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

There are 32 teams in the NFL. With every team starting a quarterback each and every week, that’s 32 starting quarterbacks in the best football league on the planet. In a perfect world, the 32 starting quarterbacks in the NFL would be the 32 best quarterbacks in the world. I am here to say that Johnny...

Browns head coaching search begins and ends with questions

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

After another disappointing season for the Cleveland Browns ended this year, the Browns finished with a record of just three wins and 13 losses. As has become customary with the team, this meant firing the head coach, Mike Pettine. Not as common—but also a needed overhaul—it meant the end of the...

Cavs season opens with high hopes

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers have finished an offseason of improvement. After reaching the NBA finals and losing in six games to the Golden State Warriors, the Cavaliers spent their summer fighting to retain all of the players that made them great and added more players to the lineup. The biggest struggle...

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