Scott and I spent a lot of time talking Tribe today. We also touched on Brian Hoyer and whether we should be talking about it or not and also the Chuck Klosterman controversy with the Cleveland Browns.
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Talking about not talking about Brian Hoyer and his signing
Which team should win a championship if you had a choice?
Losing in 2007 and a hated Red Sox team in 2007
Cleveland fans and the amount of palpable hate for a fanbase that’s never won
If the Indians put up a statue in center field it ought to be Steve Olin
Is Jacob’s field a pitcher’s ballpark?
You have to get down to the seventh or eighth hitter to find a slow player
The contrived nature of the save in baseball
Chris Perez = Joe Borowski with a six pack in him
Julio Franco and the obsession with the holes in his game
Chris Perez talked about the organization and not just the fans
How much of the credit goes to Terry Francona?
Writing and how important it is to work with a good editor
David Granger and how important a good editor is for writers
Do novel writers have to have adversarial relationships with themselves?
The disadvantages of blogging are the lack of working it over and over
Balancing speed and quality / length
Guys who cover the NFL and how they feel about the Browns P.R.
The Browns and their adversarial relationship with the media
Chuck Klosterman whining about lack of access
It’s to Tony Grossi’s credit that Art Modell isn’t in the Hall of Fame
Access in the NFL is tightly tightly controlled
It’s better to be out there and not saying a lot than not out there at all
Talking about hockey with @NHLinCLE
The Cleveland Barons and Freddy Glover
Hockey fans and how they’re a different breed than the other sports