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2012 wrap up: recapping the year in Cleveland sporting news

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor
December 7
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

1. Cleveland Browns knock off Pittsburgh Steelers Coming off an overtime loss to the Dallas Cowboys, the Browns were 2-8 for the season with the rival Pittsburgh Steelers coming into town. With their playoff lives in jeopardy, the Steelers committed eight turnovers and third-string quarterback Char...

Interested in games around Cleveland? Here are some lesser-known options

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
August 24
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

  The Cleveland Gladiators are one of the city’s most recent teams to enjoy postseason success. The team arrived in Cleveland in 2008 after a year in Las Vegas. The squad then went on to win its first playoff game in 10 years, making it to the Arena Football League’s National Conference Championship game, one w...

Cleveland sports teams experience share of heartbreak

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
August 24
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Cleveland Browns   The 2011 season wasn’t the prettiest for the Cleveland Browns. They finished the year 4-12 while all three other teams in the AFC North made the playoffs. In a division where fans can’t decide who they hate more, going 0-6 against three major rivals takes its toll o...

The Observer takes a look at the top six summer sporting events to look forward to

Shinichi Inoue, Assistant Sports Editor
April 27
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

6) MLB All-Star Game The 83rd Midsummer Classic will return to Kansas City on July 10, 2012. This will mark the second time Kauffman Stadium will be the host for one of baseball’s biggest stages. The last time the event was held here was 1973, the stadium’s first year of existence. Led by MVP...

The future will be here soon…we hope

The future will be here soon…we hope

Peter Cooke, Sports Editor
April 20
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Everything hasn’t gone according to plan this year for the Cleveland Cavaliers and rookie phenom Kyrie Irving. The Cavs are rocking a disappointing record of 20-40 and it was even harder to look away on Tuesday night’s game against the 23-38 Detroit Pistons. Despite the mediocre competition, the...

Indians look to repeat strong start, continue improving

Indians look to repeat strong start, continue improving

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
April 6
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Last season the Indians got off to a terrific 30-15 record to begin the year, and it felt like a scene from Miracle on Ice. But everything went south from there. The Cleveland Indians made an 11-win improvement last year; along the way they introduced some emerging starts, battled countless injuries,...

Taking a look at the top 14 Indians in 2012

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
February 24
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Part two of The Observer’s Spring Training preview With pitchers and catchers set to report to Spring Training camp on Feb. 20 for the Cleveland Indians, it’s time to take a look at the pieces going into the 2012 season. This is part two of two that will look at the top 30 players for the Clevel...

Running down the Indians before Spring Training

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
February 10
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

The Observer looks at the top 30 of Cleveland’s hometown team:   With pitchers and catchers set to report to Spring Training camp on Feb. 20 for the Cleveland Indians, it’s time to take a look at the players going the 2012 season. This is part one of two that will look at the top 30 players...

The Cleveland Hopefuls

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
January 27
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Rookie talent shows immediate payoff Cleveland Cavaliers: Record: 6-10, through the first 16 games of the season   Top three performers: Kyrie Irving (Season average: 17 points, 4.9 assists, 3.3 rebounds, and 0.7 steals) The former number one overall pick has finally found his niche in the NB...

“Leftovers” out to prove they’re main dish

Shinichi Inoue, Staff Reporter
November 5
Filed under Cleveland Sports, Sports

Departure: LeBron James, Shaquille O’Neal, Delonte West, Zydrunas Illgauskas Arrival: Ramon Sessions, Joey Graham, Ryan Hollins   On Wednesday, Oct. 27, history was made. For the first time in seven years, the Cavaliers hit the floor without “The King”, and for one night, this squad...

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