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Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

Case Western Reserve University's independent student news source

The Observer

The Cleveland Guardians have been having a very successful season, led by All-Star third basemen José Ramirez (pictured).

Cleveland Guardians win division, clinch playoff spot, following an exciting season

Shreyas Banerjee, Executive Editor September 30, 2022

If you had told people a year ago that the Cleveland Guardians would be the champions of the American League Central Division and make their way to the MLB postseason, they would have been utterly bewildered. They...

Teammates embrace Browns kicker Cade York after he carried their seasoner opener win against the Carolina Panthers.

Cade York has heroic NFL debut as Browns deny Baker Mayfield revenge in season opener

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer September 16, 2022

The Cleveland Browns kicked off their 2022 campaign on Sunday Sept. 11 with a dramatic victory against the Carolina Panthers in a game that came down to the wire.  Recently acquired star quarterback...

Ball in hand, the Cavs newest addition, shooting guard Donovan Mitchell, on the court with his old team, the Utah Jazz.

Cavaliers acquire All-Star Donovan Mitchell

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Reporter September 9, 2022

In a surprise move, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired All-Star shooting guard Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz in a massive trade package that consisted of players and future picks.  The Cavs traded...

The Browns suspended quarterback Deshaun Watson, whose absence—due to the more than 20 sexual assualt allegations raised against him—may be to blame for their mixed preseason record.

Browns quarterback controversy overshadows team’s mediocre preseason efforts

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer September 2, 2022

The Cleveland Browns, while embroiled in one of the most high-profile NFL scandals in recent memory, are preparing for a season of uncertainty following an uneven preseason.  With new starting quarterback...

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second game of the Play-Ins to clinch the eighth seed and face the No. 1 Miami Heat in the first round.

Play-In Tournament adds excitement to set up the NBA Playoffs

Ajeet Kalepu, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

With the NBA’s regular season ending April 10, the No. 7-10 seeds of each conference competed for the final two playoff spots in the Play-In Tournament for the second straight year. The No. 7 and No....

The Cleveland Guardians played their first home games with their new name against the San Francisco Giants.

Guardians fans sound off on name change and lockout

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

On April 15, Cleveland’s rebranded MLB team welcomed fans to Progressive Field for its first home game of the 2022 season.  The Cleveland Guardians, previously known as the Cleveland Indians, changed...

Darius Garlands (10) 31 points were not enough to top the Brooklyn Nets on April 8.

Cavaliers end regular season securing spot in Play-In Tournament

Ishan Kulkarni, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

In a season of ups and downs, the Cleveland Cavaliers ended the regular season on a high note. With their current standing they have a chance to do something the team has not done since LeBron James left...

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam dribbles past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Tim Frazier during the two teams faceoff on March 24, one of several defeats for the Cavaliers in their late-season skid.

Cavs achieve first winning season without LeBron since 1998

Ajeet Kalepu, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

The Cleveland Cavaliers' late season struggles continue with a 7-10 record since the All Star break. With All-Star center Jarrett Allen out indefinitely since March 6 with a fractured finger and other...

Deshaun Watson (center) was introduced as the new quarterback to the Browns at a recent press conference

Cleveland Browns make strong moves in early offseason

Sidharth Ranga, Contributing Writer April 1, 2022

The Cleveland Browns failed to meet their high expectations for the 2021 season following their successful 11-5 record in 2020. With a former No. 1 overall pick quarterback Baker Mayfield seeming to deteriorate...

Christian Eriksen impressed in his second game back to action with Brentford FC following his life-threatening cardiac arrest.

Christian Eriksen returns to soccer marks a promising leap forward for medical devices

Gaurav Hardikar, Staff Writer March 18, 2022

Last June, Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen walked onto the pitch for his country to face Finland in the group stage of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship in Copenhagen. Little did he know...

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