Da Clip Show: Keeping an Eye on the Tribe’s AAA Squad – 5/31/2011

Clip Show aims to be your weekly update for all things Columbus Clippers. Check back each Tuesday afternoon for team records, roster updates, and performance updates on some of the brightest prospects in the Tribe system. First and foremost, my apologies. There was no Clip Show last week, and the reason for that is a

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Peyton Hillis Gets the Madden Cover Treatment

Taking a break from all the negativity surrounding Ohio sports for a moment, here is a video of Browns RB Peyton Hillis during his Madden ’12 cover shoot. Enjoy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=csN5RKUQ5TI&feature=mh_lolz&list=FLcSkNMuS0Y0o] Awesome.

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Paying Players Wouldn’t Have Saved Jim Tressel

(Note: WFNY doesn’t have a singular editorial voice. Today we will obviously have a lot of Ohio State posts as it is such big news. Remember that each writer’s opinion is their own.) Excellent pieces already today from Andrew and Craig. There isn’t much left to say. I think my stance on the Tressel situation

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Blaming Terrelle Pryor is Misguided

(Note: WFNY doesn’t have a singular editorial voice.  Today we will obviously have a lot of Ohio State posts as it is such big news.  Remember that each writer’s opinion is their own.) Terrelle Pryor will probably go down in history, at least in some fans’ minds, as the guy who ended Jim Tressel’s career

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Ohio State and Jim Tressel Just the Latest Victims of a Flawed System

(Note: WFNY doesn’t have a singular editorial voice.  Today we will obviously have a lot of Ohio State posts as it is such big news.  Remember that each writer’s opinion is their own.) Throughout history there have been cycles. Empires have risen, and inevitably, they have fallen. The same can be said of sports, to

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Blue Jays 11 Indians 1: The Swoon is Officially Here

11 days ago, I wrote a piece for Cleveland.com saying that danger time was approaching for the Indians. With the brutal schedule, injuries to Travis Hafner and Grady Sizemore, and the fact that they weren’t going to continue on a .700 winning percentage pace, the other shoe was going to drop at some point. If

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While We’re Waiting… Tressel Resignation, Buckeye’s Future and Bad Break for Tribe

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. He said, she said? Does it even matter? “Ohio State football coach Jim Tressel, who met with coaches and players this morning to announce

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SI: Ohio State Scandal Dates Back to 2002, Involves At Least 28 Players

After hours of speculation and boundless conjecture, Sports Illustrated has lifted the embargo on the much-discussed report penned by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer George Dohrmann. With the curtain now lifted, we receive a report that the Ohio State “memorabilia for tattoos” incident that has been well-documented stretches back to 2002 and has involved at least 28

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Serenity Now

It’s been a rough day for Clevelanders and OSU fans but ESPN really took it up a notch with the above graphic featured today on Sportscenter.  ESPN and Cleveland fans have had an adversarial relationship for awhile now – it’s easy to moan and complain about some of the garbage that comes out of Bristol.

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Jim Tressel Resigns at Ohio State

The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Jim Tressel has resigned as the head football coach at Ohio State.  The Dispatch is reporting that it was a situation where the University forced or encouraged the resignation, after scandalous headlines continued to pile up.  Luke Fickell, who was named interim coach for the first five games of

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While We’re Waiting… Cavs Draft Strategies, Indians Draft Prospects, Actaball

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. More on the Cavs draft: “If the [trade exception] is going to be used, I continue to think that will happen on Draft Night. 

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While We’re Waiting… Analyzing Indians’ Success, Browns Free Agency Targets, Drafting Derrick Williams

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Great Sunday read on the Tribe, with analysis of the magic of Brantley and Asdrubal: “To watch the current team and to know the

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NBA Trade Rumors: Cavs Discussing Three Team Deal to Land 1st & 2nd Picks in Draft

Chris Broussard is reporting this afternoon that the Cavaliers are discussing a potential 3 team trade that would net them the 2nd pick in the draft.  The Cavs would then take Kyrie Irving at number one and Arizona’s Derrick Williams at number two. The deal would involve the Timberwolves and the Pistons.  The Cavs would

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Ray Small Back in the News: Ohio State Paper Twisted His Words

Ray Small put himself in the headlines this week, telling The Lantern he had sold his Big Ten title rings for cash.  The Cleveland native said he knew it was a violation of NCAA rules but he needed the cash to make ends meet.  He also indicated that this practice was pervasive among OSU players

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David Price Makes it Three in a Row for the Tribe

The most exciting thing for Indians fans about Friday’s game in Tampa Bay was the lineup.  Grady Sizemore returned to action but in the DH role and batting 6th.  Michael Brantley remained in the leadoff spot.  Shin-Soo Choo got the night off as Orlando Cabrera moved up to the 2 spot, Asdrubal moved down to

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While We’re Waiting…Cavs Should Stand Pat, Camp Colt, West Coast Offense Primer

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. Your NBA Finals t-shirt courtesy of Darren Rovell. – Avoiding a knee-jerk trade: “The 2011-12 season is when the embers stir, and Cavs fans

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Zeke’s Option Sets Stage for Sizemore’s Return

It took a mere pitch for Ezequiel Carrera to win over the Cleveland fan.  It may be many more before the the lighter-holding (or cell phone toting) are afforded an encore. The lighting quick 23-year-old Carrera was optioned to Triple-A Columbus during the Tribe’s day to recuperate – after all, they were eviscerated by the Boston

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Former Buckeye Contradicts Ray Small

Former Buckeye Ray Small made headlines this week with his admission that he sold items during his Ohio State tenure and received discounts on cars. He also threw teammates under the bus by saying “everyone was doing it.” Not surprisingly several Buckeyes have stepped forward to address the issue. Harrison Till is not a name

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Football is King in Ohio, but is Ohio King of Football?

Friend of the site Mark Leonard is back with another guest piece, but this time he seems to have had a little too much time on his hands and a visit to Pro Football Reference. You can see Mark’s other guest pieces here. Have you ever wondered which state has produced the all-time most or

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Re-Sign or Release: Semih Erden

Back in May, 2008, we featured a little series called “Re-Sign or Release” where we went through every player on the Cavaliers roster and turned to the readers to see what they would do if they were the general manager of the Wine and Gold and – hypothetically, of course – all of the players

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