Browns, Buckeyes

The Bridge To Primetime

Those of us living in the Cleveland area will have a lot of time to kill this weekend prior to our duo of night games that will be the focus of millions.  You can use the sun light and spare time to do silly things like yard work, or you can get yourself a beverage

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Indians

Jackson Can’t Capitalize, Still Winless

Orioles 6, Indians 3 (box) In his defense, I do not believe that the Indians were or are counting on Zach Jackson to put up a 20-win season any time soon.  Also in his defense, the bar was set pretty high by Scott Lewis two games prior.  In what will likely be one of his

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Browns

What You See Is What You Get

Though the Browns are incredibly thin at wide receiver, cornerback and now the strong safety positions, fans of the Orange and Brown may want to give up on shouting out names like Ty Law or John Lynch. In an interview with WTAM, via James Walker, it appears Phil Savage is pulling his name out of

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Indians

If You Build It…

Breaking ground about a year ago, we finally have some updated pictures of the main stadium in Goodyear, Arizona from which the Indians will play their spring training baseball.  I’m unsure if they have finalized a capacity to this point, but I do know that the inside looks pretty, pretty nice. Pictures (all courtesy of

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Indians

Shoppach Nearing Twenty, Lewis is Lights Out

Indians 7, Orioles 1 (box) What a start by Scott Lewis, the just-turned 25-year old lefty in his first career start.  Though not racking up the strikeouts with the same ease that he did in the minor league levels, Lewis was comfortable.  He never appeared to be overmatched.  And he got outs.  While a few

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Blue Jackets

Cover Boy – The Double-Edged Sword?

We’ve all heard the stories about the Madden Cover Jinx: when an NFL player appears on the cover of the seminal video game title, usually one of two things happens: the player suffers some kind of season-ending injury, or their team with high expectations invariably ends up in the tank. So it is primarily with

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Indians

Scott Lewis: Welcome to the Show

I don’t mean to step on Scott’s toes since he usually does the Tribe recaps, but if you’re sitting around your TV, turn on STO to see if Scott Lewis can pitch a complete game shut-out in his first major league start. At the moment of posting this: 8.0 IP 3 hits 0 runs 0

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Buckeyes

Pranksters Get to Pete Carroll’s Conference Call

Sorry for the long quote, but this is a pretty funny one.  Apparently some crank callers got through on a conference call with Pete Carroll this week.  Doug Lesmerisis writes: About 20 minutes into a call with Carroll, someone who indentified himself as associated with a fake website asked Carroll in a garbled, if almost

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Indians

Under the Radar: Tribe Injuries Piling Up

It is sometimes amazing how much (or little) of a reaction certain things receive given the place of a team at any point in the season.  When every game matters, we focus on every waking moment of any player that could have an impact on the season.  For instance, the 10-win Browns make the news when [former

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Browns, Les Levine

About That Field Goal…

Injuries continue to mount, and the division rival is on deck. That doesn’t mean Crennel gets a free pass here at WFNY for that ridiculous field goal attempt down 28-7 with 10 minutes in the game. First, here is what ESPN’s Gregg Easterbrook had to say in his Tuesday Morning Quarterback column- Trailing Dallas by

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Browns

Paul Hubbard Returns…For Now

Take this for what it’s worth, but the Browns made a move today to bolster their wide receiver depth.  At least in terms of guys with “WR” next to their name on the official roster. Released only a few days earlier, the Browns have signed rookie wide receiver Paul Hubbard to the practice squad.  I

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Indians

Hey, Remember This Guy?

Indians 6, Orioles 1 (box) Activated from the 60-day disabled list, Travis Hafner started last night; his first game in the lineup since the end of May.  Apparently suffering from a barrage of injuries that were then undisclosed, Hafner finished up a series against the Rangers, going 2-for-9, ultimately hitting the DL with splits of

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Buckeyes

The Buckeyes Have a Lot to Prove on Saturday

The Ohio State Buckeyes are kind of like Duke basketball, and maybe the New York Yankees.  As Ohioans or fans of the Buckeyes it might be tough to admit, but the proof is out there.  After dropping the last two national championship games to Florida and LSU, it was impossible not to hear the celebration

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Blue Jackets

The 5-Hole, CBJ News and Notes – 9/9/08

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was FSN Ohio aired its pre-season team special this past Saturday (during the OSU game, so it was probably not highly watched). The show included interviews with GM Scott Howson, coach Ken Hitchcock and many of

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Browns

Put Quinn In? Really?

So, I realize that the title of this post is really just a bait and switch.  I am not even going to sit here and debate this.  I just wanted to point out what dummies there are among us Browns fans.  It is time to eat our own before they all make us look bad.

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Indians

How About Some Good News?

Cliff Lee continued his amazing run at the AL Cy Young award yesterday with a 3-1 victory over the Royals. Lee was impressive, winning his 10th straight start. He lowered his league leading era to 2.28. While Lee was keeping the Royals in check, Victor Martinez was back to what he does best, namely driving

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Browns

Perhaps We’re Running the Wrong Defense?

There are many reasons that the Browns lost yesterday, first and foremost being that they played a very talented and deep Dallas team that is a Superbowl contender. The offense struggled to find a rhythm, with Braylon Edwards and Derek Anderson not on the same page a number of times. Donte Stallworth has been injury prone

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Akron Aeros

Hafner, LaPorta Power Aeros to Next Round

While one cannot blame a Tribe fan for having a small amount of disdain for Travis Hafner this season, he is not making too many friends at the Double-A level either – at least when it comes to opposing teams. You see, the Akron Aeros are in the heat of the Eastern League playoffs and

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Browns

NFL Open Thread: Week 1 – Browns/Cowboys

Week 1: Dallas Cowboys at Cleveland Browns TV/Radio: 4:15 PM EST, WJW Channel 8, WMMS FM 100.7 Weather: Partly cloudy.  Forecasted to be 73 degrees at kickoff.   Westerly winds at 13 MPH. Injuries: DAL: Out – Miles Austin, WR; Sam Hurd, WR; Kyle Kosier, G; Anthony Spencer, LB; Questionable – Isaiah Stanback, WR; Terence Newman,

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Buckeyes

Halftime Panic? – Ohio Leads Ohio State 7-6

Ohio State might be missing Beanie Wells today, but the lack of performance from the Ohio State offensive line makes it unlikely that even a completely healthy Wells would be able to do much to help. Ohio University put together a 72-yard drive in the first half to take the lead 7-3. On that drive,

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