The Observer

Browns have options for first pick

Jacob Rayyan, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2017

The Cleveland Browns are in the enviable position of having the number one overall draft pick in the NFL draft. There have been debates among fans about whether the team should trade their pick for other picks just farther down in the draft or for players like Jimmy Garoppolo. Since it looks like the team wi...

Flipping the switch

Jacob Rayyan, Staff reporter

April 14, 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially begin their title defense on Saturday, April 15 when they will take on the Indiana Pacers in the first round of the playoffs. The team has been preparing for the postseason as the “Big Three” of LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love have been given more days ...

Local author documents Cavs’ title run

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

“The greatest sports story [is] in my backyard.” Cleveland-area reporter and author Chris Parker got the opportunity to cover that exact scenario when he served as a beat reporter for “Cleveland Scene” magazine, exclusively covering the Cleveland Cavaliers during the previous two seasons. With...

Cleveland Indians looking to finish the job

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

“What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger,” sings Kelly Clarkson in her hit single “Stronger.” The Cleveland Indians probably felt dead after their devastating extra-inning Game 7 loss to the Chicago Cubs in the World Series. They franchise did not fold after the season; just like Clarks...

Browns hit new low

Ben Resnick, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2017

On Dec. 24 the Cleveland Browns found themselves in a battle with the San Diego Chargers. The Browns went up by double digits earlier in the game but found themselves having to hold off the charging Chargers. Down by three with seconds remaining on the clock, San Diego had a chance to tie the game an...

Baseball fever infects Cleveland

Eddie Kerekes, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016

The city of Cleveland is having an identity crisis. Once known as the Mistake on the Lake, the city is now in search for a new moniker. Following in the footsteps of the Cleveland Cavaliers just four months prior, the Cleveland Indians are just three wins away from bringing another title to the fo...

Could the Indians be next?

Noah Crowley, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2016

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

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

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

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...

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