1. Cleveland Indians Lament: Who Are These Guys, and Why Am I Watching?

    For some reason, I liked Vern Fuller.Don’t ask me why. For five seasons, from 1966 to 1970, he occasionally played second base for the Cleveland Indians. He had a career batting average of ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 540 reads 8 comments

  2. Zydrunas Ilgauskas, LeBron James Miscalculate, Misfire With Clunky Ads

    There’s such a thing as having a finger on the pulse of a city, and such a thing as just showing it the finger...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 2,172 reads 37 comments

  3. Brett Favre: You Say Retired, and I Say I Don't Care

    I will remember Brett Favre most for how many times he retired, unretired, and debated retiring—and that’s sad. I’m not kidding. I’ve thought about this a lot over the last two years, and it’s the truth...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 272 reads 5 comments

  4. Cleveland Browns, Redux: What Part of 2009 Will They Resemble in 2010?

    There were times when I was downright nasty.As the Cleveland Browns stumbled to a miserable 1-11 start under Eric Mangini in 2009, I could barely contain my disgust.I mocked. I criticized...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 1,493 reads 18 comments

  5. Montario Hardesty: Can Lightning Strike Twice for a Mike Holmgren Pick?

    Ten years ago, Mike Holmgren changed the face of the Seattle Seahawks when he selected Shaun Alexander out of Alabama in the first round of the 2000 NFL draft...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 4,385 reads 34 comments

  6. The LeBron James Doctrine: There Is No Team in the Word 'Team'

    I kept trying to put my finger on it. What was it about the LeBron James free agency process that was nagging at me? It wasn't so much that he left Cleveland ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 2,156 reads 52 comments

  7. Cleveland Browns History: Top 10 All-Time Running Backs

    When people think of the Cleveland Browns, they think running backs. There have been greats at other positions. In the 1940s and '50s, there were greats at almost every position...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 32,913 reads 17 comments

  8. Cleveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert Cuts Off Nose; Can He Save Face?

    In a bold and public response to LeBron James’ decision to leave Cleveland, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert wrote an open letter to the fans Thursday night, posting it on the team’s website and distributing it to the media...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 5,150 reads 40 comments

  9. Cavs' Owner Dan Gilbert Slams LeBron James in Open Letter To Fans

    Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert has pulled no punches in a stunning open letter to Cavs fans. WKYC-TV sports anchor Jim Donovan read excerpts of the letter on Thursday's 11 p...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 245 reads 39 comments

  10. Jake Delhomme: The Right Fit at the Right Time for the Cleveland Browns

    Jake Delhomme joined the Cleveland Browns in March as the presumed starter going into the 2010 NFL season. The Browns have been down this path before, signing such veterans as Trent ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 1,929 reads 30 comments

  11. Lucky To Have LeBron James: A Cautionary Tale for NBA Fans

    I’ve had little to say in recent weeks about LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, partly because others have had so much to say...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about 4 years ago 888 reads 37 comments

  12. NBA Free Agency: Who's Got Talent to Win the LeBron James Sweepstakes?

    So there I was, minding my own business, when my editor for Bleacher Report hit me with this one: How do the potential lineups compare for the three teams that are considered the frontrunners ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,479 reads 18 comments

  13. 2010 NBA Finals, Game 4: Does the 2-3-2 Format Favor L.A. or Boston Most?

    With Tuesday’s statement win, the Los Angeles Lakers not only reclaimed home court advantage in the NBA Finals, they turned the tables on the Boston Celtics...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 2,367 reads 11 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs: Chemistry in Question As Cleveland Cavaliers' Tailspin Continues

    Theories abound regarding the ongoing, and rather painful to watch, collapse of the Cleveland Cavaliers in their playoff series with Boston: The supporting cast around LeBron James is weak...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,041 reads 24 comments

  15. NBA Playoffs: LeBron James and The Cleveland Cavaliers Are Unbelievable

    In the 1970s, Campy Russell was a fixture at forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Now a TV analyst for FOX Sports Ohio, Russell repeatedly leans on a favorite superlative to describe ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,830 reads 17 comments

  16. 2010 NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers Will Not Beat the Celtics in a Half-Court Series

    Like it or not, sometimes all you have to do is listen to Charles Barkley to understand what’s right, or what’s wrong, with the Cleveland Cavaliers...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,215 reads 37 comments

  17. NBA Playoffs: Cavaliers' Backcourt Demoralizes Celtics in Game One Win

    There were two games played at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Saturday night, and it was the second of the two that mattered the most...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 524 reads 11 comments

  18. Cleveland Cavaliers' Lackluster Play Is Being Elbowed off the Front Page

    Personally, I don’t care so much about LeBron James’s elbow. He says it’s fine. That’s good enough for me. If it’s not, we’ll know soon enough, anyway...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 714 reads 10 comments

  19. NBA Playoffs: Cleveland Cavaliers Send Message To Each Other by Thumping Bulls

    There was a difference in the way the Cleveland Cavaliers played on Sunday in Chicago, and it was about time. This is a team loaded with talent. They boast the league’s reigning, and presumptive, MVP...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,006 reads 8 comments

  20. NBA Playoffs: The Cavaliers Needn't Panic, But They Do Need to Adjust

    Thursday night in Chicago, the Bulls raced to an early 21-point lead and held on late to edge Cleveland, 108-106. It cut the Cavaliers’ advantage to two games to one in their first round playoff series...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 465 reads 11 comments

  21. NBA Playoffs: A Silver Lining in the Cloud of Chicago's Game Two Loss

    For more than three quarters Monday night in Cleveland, the Chicago Bulls matched the Cavaliers blow for blow as they tried to steal Game Two of their first round playoff series...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 402 reads 10 comments

  22. Cavaliers-Bulls, Game Two: Why Charles Barkley Knew Cleveland Would Beat Chicago

    At halftime of Tuesday’s playoff game between Cleveland and Chicago, the Cavaliers held a slim 52-50 lead. The upstart Bulls looked to be in a perfect position, gaining momentum as the first half drew to a close...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 719 reads 32 comments

  23. Mike Brown Is a Steady Captain at the Helm of the Cleveland Cavaliers Ship

    As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue their playoff quest in search of a first NBA title, it’s worth considering the importance of head coach Mike Brown to the team’s success...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 649 reads 9 comments

  24. 2010 NBA Playoffs: A Cautionary Tale for LeBron James and the Cavaliers

    As the NBA Playoffs get underway, the Cleveland Cavaliers—fresh off a second straight season in which they led the league in victories—are clearly one of the favorites to win the championship...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 1,239 reads 13 comments

  25. Anthony Parker: Anything but a Fifth Wheel for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    Guess who has started every game for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season? No, it's not LeBron James. Try Anthony Parker—the offseason acquisition who has been called upon to ...

    Tom Delamater Written by Tom Delamater about over 4 years ago 976 reads 4 comments