The Observer

Group calls for probe into racist tweets from a Cleveland police officer

Jessica Yang, Social Media Editor

July 2, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Group calls for probe into racist tweets from a Cleveland police officer The Council on American-Islamic Relations has requested a probe into Sergeant Frank Woyma’s Twitter feed, which features tweets of racist statements, including retweets with the caption, “We will turn back the Muslim hordes” as we...

The Cavaliers and Cleveland pride

The Cavaliers and Cleveland pride

Abby Assmus

June 18, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

Cleveland sports are often referred to as a joke, mainly because of the lack of national championships our three major league teams have. The Cleveland Browns are constantly changing coaches and quarterbacks and watching the Cleveland Indians can be saddening at times. Take the game against the Chicago...

Cavaliers prepare for title run

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

The return of Cleveland’s prodigal son has also marked the return of postseason basketball in this city as the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA playoffs for the first time since the spring of 2010. Superstar Lebron James left for Miami after that season, returning somewhat unexpectedly to the...

Is LeBron the MVP?

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

LeBron James is still, and has been for quite some time, the best basketball player on the planet. Even as the king has entered his 30s and has begun to exit his athletic prime, the widespread opinion amongst fans, basketball experts and players alike is that LBJ remains at a level that no other player...

LeBron James: assist king

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

On Tuesday night, LeBron James accomplished yet another historic feat, breaking Scottie Pippen’s record for most assists ever recorded by an NBA forward. James surpassed Pippen’s total of 6,135 assists in the second quarter against Detroit on a pass that led to a Kevin Love 3-pointer, giving James...

Defense wins Championships

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

Newsflash: The Cleveland Cavaliers are playing defense, and they’re doing it for the first time all season. They’ve also ripped off 11 straight wins, making them the hottest team in the NBA right now. Coincidence? The numbers provide an explanation. In their first 39 games, the Cavaliers were...

The stadium puzzle

JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

It is an ongoing saga in sports; not directly tied to wins and losses, nor tied to the players or coaches, but still woven into the fabric of each sport and tied to how the fan experiences the sport in question. The stadiums, ballparks and arenas in which each game is played have become landmarks in...

Cavaliers looking for answers

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Cleveland & National Sports, Sports

When the Cavaliers shook up their roster this past summer, an adjustment period was to be expected. The “Big 3” of Lebron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love would need time to figure out how to play alongside each other. After all, the Miami Heat required a similar stretch when their “Big 3”...

Dion Waiters: bench star

Dion Waiters: bench star

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2014


Filed under Cleveland & National Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Three games into the season, and Cleveland’s greatest hope for a championship in professional sports stands at a paltry 1-2. After the latest defeat at the hands of the Portland Trailblazers (a blowout at that—101-82), the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers have kicked off the 2014/2015 season looking...

The most unique Cavs game of the season

Joey Arko, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2014


Filed under Cleveland & National 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...

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