Believeland: So much misery, so little time

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Since word first leaked that ESPN would be putting together one of their critically acclaimed 30 For 30 documentaries about our fair city and its sports teams, I couldn’t help but be excited and sick all at once. I will admit to being very conflicted. A big part of me felt as though I didn’t

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Stephen A. Smith says the Warriors want to beat the Cavs

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Stephen A. Smith says the Warriors are still salty about being doubted and want to beat the Cavaliers again.

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Believeland: A story about sports, but mostly a story about Cleveland

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ESPN’s latest 30 for 30 film, “Believeland,” takes a look not just at the horrid history of Cleveland sports, but the hopeful nature of the city’s residents.

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ESPN, Steph Curry, LeBron James and the over-covered athlete

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Just because Steph Curry is a nemesis to the rest of the league doesn’t mean ESPN shouldn’t give players like him and LeBron James all the coverage they can.

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MLB Power Rankings: Indians still beloved by statistical modeling

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Stat-based models love the Cleveland Indians in their rankings while traditional power rankings are more bearish.

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Scott Raab is back and talking about Believeland – WFNY Podcast No. 495

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Scott Raab is talking about ESPN’s forthcoming 30 for 30 on Cleveland sports fans, Believeland.

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ESPN says Indians’ rotation might be the best in baseball

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The Cleveland Indians’ rotation is garnering so many accolades heading into the season, it’s starting to get scary.

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Cardale Jones to appear on Jon Gruden’s QB Camp on ESPN

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ESPN will bring back Jon Gruden’s Quarterback Camp this spring, and Ohio State’s Cardale Jones is one of seven QBs to be featured.

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Looking at the future of sports TV: While We’re Waiting…

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Jacob Rosen writes about the future of ESPN and sports TV, and how fast things might evolve over the next 5-10 years.

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Stephen A. Smith, Kyrie Irving, and a truly dumb afternoon of sports talk

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Nothing good happens when your team is the subject of Stephen A. Smith’s hot First Take.

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Duke Johnson named AFC North Rookie of the Year

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Duke Johnson’s 61 receptions were enough to garner him AFC North Rookie of the Year as decided by ESPN.com.

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LeBron James is No. 3 on ESPN’s all-time NBA rankings

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No. 23 comes in at No. 3 on ESPN’s list of the best all-time in the NBA.

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Browns to part ways with Johnny Manziel once permitted by NFL rules

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It was real. It was fun. But it wasn’t really fun.

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Sports Science: Nike officially unveils the Kyrie 2 (Pics)

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Can’t argue with science.

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Because I have yet to share my thoughts on Grantland: While We’re Waiting…

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Fare thee well, Grantland.

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Getting to know Bottlegate and talking local sports media – WFNY Podcast – 2015-10-20

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A new blog is on the scene and I talk to Mike from Bottlegate about local sports media.

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The NFL season is officially here: While We’re Waiting…

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Finally: Real NFL games!

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Video: Braxton Miller’s spin move gets the ESPN Sports Science treatment

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It’s even crazier when it slowed down.

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Pierre Desir and Isaiah Crowell among “Best NFL Prospects”

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Throw them pizza Lunchables at the spreadsheets!

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NSFW: Indians mascot Slider takes part in own “Body Issue” shoot

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Not to be outdone by Kevin Love — who recently appeared sans clothes in ESPN’s “Body Issue” — Cleveland Indians mascot Slider appeared without the Indians jersey he typically wears for his own Body Issue shoot. The Cleveland Indians posted the soft core photos to the team’s Twitter account, shocking thousands and possibly millions who are unaccustomed to

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