Cleveland Indians’ defense: Still abysmal

Cleveland Indians

In 2014, the Cleveland Indians missed out on the postseason in part to a surging Kansas City Royals team. But—as we discussed several times—several losses throughout the course of the year were due largely to their dreadful defense—or more specifically, run prevention, an area where they were the worst in all of baseball. Had last season’s


Video: FOX Sports compares LeBron James and Michael Jordan

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James

With the NBA Playoffs comes comparisons, and in today’s game, there’s no better than LeBron James and Michael Jordan. During Tuesday night’s Cavs-Celtics game, Turner Sports’ Rachel Nichols reported that James’ son brought up that his dad, who had passed Michael Jordan in all-time playoff assists, could not beat Jordan “in much of anything else.”


Joe Haden recruited Tramon Williams to Cleveland

Tramon Williams Cleveland Browns

Tramon Williams is a veteran used to winning football games on the largest of stages. Spending his career with the Green Bay Packers, he’s reached playoffs seven times and won a Super Bowl. A free agent, the successful Williams decided to spend the next several seasons with the Cleveland Browns, having signed a three-year, $21


Pics: A closer look at Nike’s Infrared “Home” Kyrie 1

Nike Kyrie 1 Infrared "Home"

Bad news, Cavs fans: Those sweet wine and gold mid-tops worn by Kyrie Irving during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 2 win over the Boston Celtics will likely never hit shelves. The good news: Nike is releasing another colorway of the popular Kyrie 1, titled “Home,” that comes equipped with the legendary Infrared that has laced


Todd McShay’s latest gives Cleveland DeVante Parker and Malcom Brown

NFL Draft DeVante Parker

Though the Cleveland Browns are widely rumored to be one of several teams who could trade their first-round selections in the 2015 NFL Draft, Scouts Inc.’s Todd McShay continues to provide his insight on what the newly outfitted team will do in the event they hold on to the No. 12 and No. 19 selections.


Browns believed to be “front runners” to land Marcus Mariota

Marcus Mariota

As we draw closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns continue to be linked to Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. The latest, coming from Tony Pauline states not only that the Tennessee Titans are looking to move the No. 2 pick, but that the Browns, owners of No. 12 and No. 19, are “front runners”


Kyrie Irving: This is the greatest feeling in the world

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

Fresh off of his Game 1 heroics against the Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving sat down with Turner Sports’ Rachel Nichols1 to discuss his last four seasons in the NBA and what it means to finally make the playoffs as one of the more exciting young players in the league today. “It’s the greatest


Tristan Thompson finishes fifth in Sixth Man of the Year voting

Tristan Thompson Cleveland Cavaliers

After dealing with Cleveland fans debating his worth for three-plus seasons, Cavalier power forward Tristan Thompson silenced some doubters on Monday afternoon with news that he finished fifth in 2014-15 Sixth Man of the Year voting. Receiving six second-place votes and 15 third-place votes, Thompson finished behind Toronto’s Lou Williams and three others in getting recognition for individual


Tashaun Gipson skipping Browns offseason program

Tashaun Gipson

While Pro Bowl safety Tashaun Gipson awaits a much-deserved contract extension from the Cleveland Browns, the restricted free agent will not be joining the rest of his teammates for their short offseason program in Berea this week. With negotiations of a contract not going as planned earlier this spring, the Browns offered Gipson a second-round


Cavs Big Win, Tebow Back and Patent Trolls: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday, you guys. How good does it feel to have playoff basketball back in the city of Cleveland? The last four years, all we’ve had to cling to at this time of year was the potential for temperatures in the 60s. Now, we get those sweet spring days but now with more championship potential.


Cavaliers favorites to win 2014-15 NBA Title

Cleveland Cavaliers Playoffs

If you had faith in the Cleveland Cavaliers last June, you could be in for a nice pay day as the Wine and Gold open up as odds-on favorites to win the 2014-15 NBA Title. According to The Westgate SuperBook, the Cavaliers are 9-4 favorites following the completion of the regular season. The Golden State


WFNY Stats & Info: Kluber and Bauer among the best at missing bats

Corey Kluber Cleveland Indians

One way to remove the chance of luck being a factor on the mound: Don’t allow batters to make contact with your pitches. Though most starting pitchers in baseball have amassed just two appearances, two of the best thus far—at least when it comes to missing the bats of would-be hitters—reside in Cleveland. Indians starters


Browns (finally) unveil new uniforms

Nike Cleveland Browns Uniforms

After what felt like months of speculation and iPhone photographs of stock rooms, the Cleveland Browns ended it all by unveiling their uniforms on Tuesday night in front of thousands of season-ticket holders and various members of the local media. Combining to make nine different combinations, the team, in collaboration with Nike, lifted the curtain


Carlos Carrasco hit in face by come-backer; carted off after eight pitches

Carlos Carrasco Cleveland Indians

Update: Carrasco is being treated for a contusion. According to team spokesmen, there are no signs of a concussion or head injury. Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco was carted off of the field in the top of the first inning on Tuesday night after Chicago White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera hit a line drive


J.R. Smith: “We all know who the real MVP is.”

LeBron James J.R. Smith

Golden State’s Steph Curry is likely to win the award. Houston’s James Harden is getting plenty of consideration despite deplorable defensive metrics. But if you ask Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith who the NBA’s MVP should be for the 2014-15 season, it’s his teammate LeBron James. On Monday, J.R. Smith was interviewed by the


Muni Lot to open for overnight parking

Cleveland Browns Muni Lot

In what will be a citywide effort to increase parking revenues, including lots and meters, there’s a silver lining for Cleveland Browns fans: The Muni Lot will allow tailgaters to park overnight in advance of home games. Previously allowing patrons to wait until 7 a.m. on gamedays, leading to long lines, traffic issues and unhappy


Takes on Takes on Takes: While We’re Waiting…

Cleveland Sports

Happy Monday? Is it bad when the highlight of a weekend is a 21-year-old Jordan Spieth winning The Masters in dominating fashion? The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t exactly trying to win, but the Indians? Damn. Not a great start, especially considering that whole front-loaded schedule thing we were talking about before the season. We’ll have plenty


Youch! Gomes out 6-8 weeks with MCL sprain

Cleveland Indians Yan Gomes

As if dropping the first two games of their series against the Detroit Tigers was not a big enough blow, the Cleveland Indians will be forced to go to battle without catcher Yan Gomes. An MRI confirms that Gomes has a mild sprain of his right MCL and will miss the next six-to-eight weeks, an


So, about those new Browns uniforms...

There’s so much smoke billowing out of this mesh-filled event that the Cleveland Browns’ new orange is starting to get a grey tint to it. Roughly one week after jerseys allegedly shipped to a Dick’s Sporting Goods store surfaced online, and were immediately shunned as either being fake, bogus, or some other term that those


Johnny be good? Manziel released from rehab

Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns

In advance of the Cleveland Browns’ April 20 offseason workout, second-year quarterback Johnny Manziel has been reportedly released from a the rehabilitation facility at which he has spent the last several months. Capping off a rookie season that had more downs than ups, Manziel’s Week 17 was marred when the inactive quarterback was reportedly late to