There are literally no winners here. No matter how you slice it the 2008 Detroit Lions and 2017 Cleveland Browns suffered through 16 games of hideous, miserable football. Yet, we need to break things down anyway.
The Cleveland Browns take on the Detroit Lions in a game the Browns need to use to boost their second half, but history is not kind to the Northcoast in this series.
Sure, Kansas City has recent history on their side, but what about if we look back a bit further?
The Cleveland Cavaliers started March where they left off in January. Despite a great month of February, the Cavaliers are back to struggling as they continue to adjust to guys being out with injury and new players coming in. The end result in this one was a tough loss to the Detroit Pistons in Cleveland’s final regular-season game at the Palace.
It didn’t always feel easy, but the Cavs swept the Pistons. Brian Spaeth returns to the podcast to discuss.
The 2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers frustrated local fans all season long. The team’s inconsistent play, unusual coaching moves (including changing out the head coach), and general attitude seemed to just rub Northeast Ohio the wrong way. All that regular season angst can now be stored under the bed. The Cavaliers clinched the top seed in the
Do you have a story? A Cleveland Indians ‘brush with greatness’? Such a story may involve a well-known player, although this is not a necessity. My buddy Paul shared one. “So, we’re sitting there with all this gear he signed for us. Balls, photos… and a large orange poster we’d made for him, for the
Don’t get me wrong…that was a fun game. The Cavaliers played some of the best team basketball we’ve seen this group play as they came out and just crushed the Pistons 122-100. But as fun as it was, it unfortunately didn’t matter. The Pistons quit a long time ago. They’re the same team who played
The Cavaliers were on the road, playing the second night of a back-to-back. For the first three quarters the team more or less played like it. The Cavaliers fell down by 16 points and it looked like that would pretty much be it. But the Cavaliers got a surprise offensive explosion from Matthew Dellavedova, Anderson
This week’s casual Friday Podcast with Denny was a lot of talk about Cleveland and it’s development. We talked about the land bridge from at the Horseshoe casino and also the city’s deal with the stadium. Hanging out in downtown Indianapolis for Thanksgiving Not traveling with a pregnant wife Spatchcocking a turkey How big a
Pittsburgh gets most of the sports hate in this town thanks to the Steelers, but 2.5 hours the other direction sits Detroit, a city that collectively may be Cleveland’s biggest rival. With Detroit sitting across the border in that state up North, it’s reason enough for Northeast Ohioans to harbor some hatred, but throw in
You knew this game would be tough to win, with the Cavaliers starting backcourt out with injuries and the Pistons playing good basketball as of late. For a while, that’s exactly what happened, with the Cavaliers falling behind by 20 points in the first half and trailing by 17 at the half. In the 4th
There’s still time before the Major League Baseball trade deadline comes, but that’s not stopping teams from trying to make impact moves prior to the All-Star Break. While there’s no doubt the Cleveland Indians could really use a right handed bat, they’ve already seen potential targets such as Kevin Youkilis and Carlose Lee traded to
If you can’t something nice, don’t say anything at all. I should adhere to that advice right now. I haven’t been this frustrated with a Cavaliers game since Game 5 of that infamous Celtics series. But a shout out to Antawn Jamison for the 0-10 night from the field. Pretty impressive. Cavaliers play again tomorrow.
A couple weeks back, when I first addressed the concept of “tanking” to point out that the Cleveland Cavaliers (20-39, 13th in the East) were entering a stretch of brutal games with key players injured, I wrote that I felt the worst (or best, I guess, depending on your point of view) the Cavaliers could
That was….better? The Cavaliers at least defended better and Kyrie Irving was really aggressive in trying to top Brandon Knight. But beyond that, the Cavaliers offense was pretty horrible in this game and the Pistons more or less were able to just coast to victory. Alonzo Gee was simply destroyed by Tayshaun Prince in this
Welcome to Tank Fest 2012! Ok, so no, I don’t think the Cleveland Cavaliers (17-30, 10th in the East) are actually tanking. Or, shall I say, losing on purpose. I believe Byron Scott is trying to get his team to play well, and I believe the players are (mostly) trying their hardest to win. But
When we last left our Cleveland State Vikings, they were losers of five straight. This reeling bunch, which once stared down the Horizon League title and then fell completely off the table, had two games left to make things somewhat right. On Thursday night, they faced a pseudo-double bye chance elimination game with Detroit (sporting
Fascinating game. Kyrie Irving and the rest of the Cavaliers not named Antawn Jamison were sleep walking through 3 quarters. But in the 4th quarter, Kyrie Irving and Alonzo Gee took over this game. The Cavaliers outscored the Pistons 35-23 in the 4th quarter to pull out a nice comeback win. I remember plenty of
Welcome back Manny Harris! Forget all the other story lines, the big news in this game is the return of Manny Harris to the wine and gold, right? Right? Basketball is funny. I don’t know why, but there always marginal players out there who become my guys. They come in different shapes and sizes, but