The Observer

Cy Young Award belongs in Cleveland

Joey Arko, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

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...


JP. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

August 29, 2014

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, 2014

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, 2014

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...

Play Ball!

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

April 4, 2014

The Indians returned this week from a pleasantly surprising season that saw them win their last ten games in the regular season to nab home field advantage for the American League wild card game. Unfortunately, last season’s run ended in that wild card game as they fell to the Tampa Bay Rays. Entering...

Evaluating the Browns’ prospects for 2014 NFL Draft

Arun Murugesan, Contributing Reporter

March 22, 2014

It feels like every year in Cleveland we say this is going to be the biggest draft for the Browns, but this year that statement rings truer than in past years. The Browns have stockpiled picks in this draft, and more importantly, picks in the value rounds of the draft (seven picks in the first four rounds)....

MLB promotes safety heading into start of spring training

JP O'Hagan, Sports Editor

February 28, 2014

Major League Baseball established a one-year experimental change to the laws of the national pastime this past week. Over growing concern for player safety, the league established a no-collision rule for plays at home plate. Close plays at home are a classic baseball highlight, with the momentary...

Cleveland Indians logo switch stirs up controversy

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2014

The outcry over the use of names such as the Redskins in professional sports has not diminished in the past few months. Just last week it was revealed that two Congressmen have written letters to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell urging Goodell and the league to take a formal stance against the Redskins...

Cleveland Cavaliers face further restructuring

J.P. O'Hagan, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2014

The Cavaliers are in dire need of a solution and the entire city knows it. The owner of the Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert, realizes that “the fans deserve better” and therefore fired the man who put the current team out on the court. A six game losing streak over the last two weeks, capped by a loss to...

Browns fall in battle of Ohio

David Hoffman, Staff Reporter

November 22, 2013

The Browns had a chance to get back into the playoff race, an opportunity to put the league on notice and put a scare into the rival Bengals, who sit atop the AFC North division. Most importantly, the Browns were giving their fans reason to get legitimately excited. Lost in the chatter was a single important...

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