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The most unique Cavs game of the season

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter
October 17
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

With 2:58 left on the clock before halftime, an enthusiastic group of people dressed in Sugardale hot dog suits paraded onto the middle of the basketball court, led by the energetic Sir CC. Their mission was simple: to get the fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers pumped up. With the score tied and the home...

Cleveland’s Superheros?

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter
October 10
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Mike Pettine came to the Browns with a vision of establishing an identity: a tough-nosed, bruising squad that would seek to overpower its opponents. As a former defensive coordinator, many assumed it would be the Browns defense that would establish such a personality under Pettine’s guidance. Four...

Brown’s success is one for the history books

Brown’s success is one for the history books

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor
October 3
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

With the Browns currently standing at fourth in the AFC Northern Division (as of press time), with two losses and one win under their belt, it seems as though every Clevelander is thinking the same thing: Hey, it could be worse. Of course, Cleveland isn't exactly waiting for its next Super Bowl...

Cavaliers Still Kyrie Irving’s Show

Cavaliers Still Kyrie Irving’s Show

Joey Arko, Contributing Reporter
October 3
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

While the Cleveland Cavaliers had far and away the splashiest off-season of the NBA—signing two perennial all-stars and a host of solid, veteran supporting cast players—perhaps none of it could have been possible without their initial, less heralded move: re-signing Kyrie Irving to a five-year, $90...

New Standard of Success

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter
October 3
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

What a difference a year can make. Just a year ago, the Indians’ recently completed season would have been considered a great success. After last year’s run to the American League wild card game, though, this season doesn’t quite stack up. Nevertheless the Tribe enjoyed a respectable campaign,...

All the King’s Men

Aaron Shang, Contributing Reporter
September 26
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Cue the music—Diddy’s “Coming Home,” if you please. For a city seeking its first major championship since 1964, Cleveland has embraced the news that Lebron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. But if the King is to hoist his third Larry O’Brien (NBA championship) trophy come May,...

Cy Young Award belongs in Cleveland

Joey Arko, Contributing Reporter
September 26
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

KKKKKKKKKKKKKKluber! After notching back-to-back 14-strikeout performances (hence the 14 “K’s” in his name), Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber is making a very strong case for the American league Cy Young award—baseball’s most prestigious acknowledgment for pitchers. The last time...

Suspension

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
August 29
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Browns Star Josh Gordon out for season During the greatness Cleveland sports saw over the summer, everyone knew we would come down from the clouds sooner or later. We were just hoping it would be later. As of Wednesday afternoon the Browns leading wide receiver, Josh Gordon, has been officially ...

Love a Cavalier

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor
August 29
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Superstar comes to Cleveland in long hyped trade Perhaps this will become a quadrennial sporting event to look forward too, much like the Olympics or the World Cup. Four years ago an NBA owner trashed his former superstar when said superstar left his team to join another in search of a championshi...

Hanging in the summer sun

JP O'Hagan, Sports Editor
April 25
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

As this semester comes to a close and Cleveland begins to warm up (and then cool down and then warm up) the summer break brings an end to most Case Western sporting events. This by no means means that sports fans who are still on campus for the summer, or who live nearby, will need to cling to ESPN for...

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