1. It's Too Early to Pencil Drew Stubbs in as Cincinnati Reds CF

    Some already have given the Reds center field job to Drew Stubbs . Caesar Cliffius is not a part of that crowd. No sir, as I write this article, Stubbs has done very little to fortify his claim to that piece of land...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 800 reads 3 comments

  2. Should Mike Lincoln Even Be Considered as a Cincinnati Reds Starter?

    Mike Lincoln is not a starting pitcher. Did you hear (er...read) me? The closest Lincoln should come to starting a game is as a long reliever. He hasn't started a game since 2000. He came up to the big leagues in 1999 with the Minnesota Twins...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 523 reads 12 comments

  3. Will Cliff Lee Leave the Seattle Mariners After One Year?

    When the Philadelphia Phillies sent Cliff Lee to Seattle in order to make room for Rory Halladay, I shook my head. I couldn't understand the concept of sending a No. 1 starter and picking up another one...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 1,232 reads 0 comments

  4. If Manny Pacquiao Isn't "Over" Floyd Mayweather, He Will Lose To Joshua Clottey

    Every trainer or corner man likes to believe his fighter has his opponent etched in his mind. Focus is the key when you are talking about two professional boxers throwing hands...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 11 comments

  5. Top 10 Power Hitters in Cincinnati Reds History

    This is not a Top 10 list of home run hitters in Cincinnati history, nor is it a list of the RBI leaders. I chose five categories to sort through to obtain the best power hitters in Reds history...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 685 reads 7 comments

  6. Referee Mills Lane To Be Honored By Boxing Writers Association

    Mills Lane , one of the most known of all boxing officials will receive the James. J. Farley Award on Jun. 4 by the Boxing Writers Association of America. The award is given to those who have exemplified “honesty and integrity...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 637 reads 12 comments

  7. Manny Pacquaio and Current Welterweights Fall Short Of 1980 Version

    Manny Pacquiao and the rest of the current welterweight talent could not hold a candle to welterweight classes of decades past...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 785 reads 44 comments

  8. Aroldis Chapman Will See His First MLB Action Monday

    Aroldis Chapman, the Cuban defector-turned-Cincinnati Red, will get his first taste of MLB action on Monday. He will enter the game in a reliever's role at Goodyear Park against the Kansas City Royals...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 171 reads 4 comments

  9. R.I.P. Boxers Taken Too Soon: Benny "Kid" Paret

    During my research for a recent article, listing the Top 10 middleweights of all time, I came to Emile Griffith . As you know, if you have boxing acumen, Griffith was one of the best welterweights and middleweights in history...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 2,050 reads 2 comments

  10. Joey Votto To Be Cincinnati Reds' First Baseman for a Long Time

    Contrary to what many people believe, Joey Votto is going to remain the Cincinnati Reds first baseman for a long time. Some think that once Yonder Alonso is ready for the big leagues, he will play first and send Joey Votto to left field...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 869 reads 9 comments

  11. Top 10 Middleweights in Boxing History

    The Middleweight division in boxing is probably the most competitive in the history of the sport. The name itself implies that this is the category for the "average" weight fighter. Not to heavy, not to light...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 14,072 reads 33 comments

  12. Derek Jeter and The New York Yankees: Time To Talk

    Why would the New York Yankees neglect to re-sign Derek Jeter before now? At the end of this season he will be a free agent. This is the final year of a 10-year $189M contract...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 257 reads 35 comments

  13. Shane Mosley and Antonio Margarito: Cheaters Treated Differently

    Even though they broke different rules, they were both guilty of breaking them. For Mosley it was taking PED's and for Margarito it was making his hands hard as a rock. Let me say at the beginning that I am not a fan of either of these fighters...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 1,034 reads 38 comments

  14. Cincinnati Reds All-Franchise Team

    Any attempt at creating a list of "the best" anything is very difficult. The good part is that no matter who you pick (most of the time), some will like it and some will think it sucks...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 707 reads 6 comments

  15. Top 10 Light Heavyweights in Boxing History

    The Light Heavyweight Division is a rare lot indeed. In the annals you will find Heavyweights (such as Ezzard Charles)who began as a LHW. Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) won his Gold Medal in the 1960 Olympics as a LHW...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 7,785 reads 19 comments

  16. Tiger Woods Apology Is Bad But Not Among Five Worst

    Apology is defined by Dictionary.com as a written or spoken expression of one's regret, remorse, or sorrow for having insulted, failed, injured, or wronged another...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 4,048 reads 24 comments

  17. Mexican Boxer Salvador Sanchez: Taking a Trip Down Memory Lane

    Salvador "Chava" Sanchez was born in Mexico in 1959 and had only a handful of amateur fights before turning professional at the tender age of 16...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 1,699 reads 8 comments

  18. Can Aroldis Chapman Have As Much Talent As Randy Johnson?

    Could Aroldis Chapman have as much talent as the Big Unit? It has been said, and not by me. Some of the other suitors who lost out in the bid to get Chapman, said that he has that kind of talent but needs to have it nurtured...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 364 reads 5 comments

  19. Top 10 Heavyweights in Boxing History

    The Heavyweight Boxing Championship of the world use to be the most precious of all titles in any sport. Oh, how times have changed...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 1,947 reads 48 comments

  20. What Should Be Done to Steroid-Tainted MLB Records?

    What can be done to the MLB record books in regards to the steroid abuse? It's easy to say "screw them" but what does that do to posterity? Is it fair to the hard-working, law-abiding, rule-following ...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 1,137 reads 29 comments

  21. Cincinnati Reds Land Aaron Miles from Oakland for Taveras

    The Cincinnati Reds continue to make moves this winter, as they sent outfielder Willy Taveras and third baseman Adam Rosales to the Oakland A's for infielder Aaron Miles...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 229 reads 6 comments

  22. Cincinnati Reds and Orlando Cabrera Reach One-Year Deal

    Praise the Lord! The Reds have finally found a shortstop who can bat and field as well. After several years of using shortstops-by-committee, Walt Jocketty has brought in someone to make the infield as solid as anybody's in baseball...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 209 reads 6 comments

  23. Orlando Cabrera Thinking About Joining The Cincinnati Reds

    According to Reds-and-Rockies-012810">Ken Rosenthal , free agent infielder Orlando Cabrera has limited his choice to the Cincinnati Reds and Colorado Rockies. Cabrera would be a true shot in the arm if the Reds could sway him to come to the Queen City

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 677 reads 4 comments

  24. Andre Dawson: Who Cares Which Hat He Wears to Cooperstown?

    Who cares what team a baseball player is designated with when he is enshrined into the National Baseball Hall of Fame? The fans of the shunned city, that's who! The latest multi-team inductee is Andre "Hawk" Dawson, the lone 2010 class member...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 263 reads 5 comments

  25. Roy Jones vs. Bernard Hopkins: Caesar Cliffius Stands Alone

    by Caesar Cliffius I may stand alone in my analysis of the upcoming fight between Bernard Hopkins and Roy Jones, Jr. Having looked at all of the polls presented on various fight venues, Roy would be better served to not show up...

    Cliff Eastham Written by Cliff Eastham about almost 5 years ago 598 reads 31 comments