Archive for the ‘Cleveland’ Category

Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox combine for 29 runs

Friday, June 28th, 2013

A wild game it was at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago on an overcast Friday evening. It was far from a pitchers' duel in the first game of a doubleheader between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox, as the two teams combined to score 29 runs. The Cleveland Indians drove ...

Cleveland’s Tide Turning? Ehh…

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Based on the happenings of the past few weeks, it would appear that woebegone Cleveland is starting to experience something typically associated with fictional former Indians closer Rick Vaughn... winning. First, Peyton Hillis shocked the world by becoming the most average football player since, well, John Madden to be named to ...

Case Closed

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Three years ago, I wrote my first real blog post for this site attempting to determine which town was America's Most Tortured Sports City. It's still the most commented upon piece I've done here. Ultimately it boiled down to Buffalo vs. Cleveland, with Buffalo getting the temporary nod. It's been a ...

King Ralphs

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Big ups to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who became the first team to trail by just three baskets with over a minute left to play in a playoff game and made no attempt whatsoever to stop the clock or get the ball back from the opponent. The pathetic ending aside, one other ...

The Biggest Losers

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

On Sunday night, something entirely predictable happened -- hope gave way to crushing disappointment for a team from Cleveland. This time it was the Indians, who squandered a 3-1 ALCS lead with their two best pitchers coming up in the rotation and got clubbed by the Red Sox in three ...