1. Indians Sour On Sowers For Slot on Opening Day Roster

    Jeremy Sowers didn't make the Opening Day roster, another failure of the Mark Shapiro regime, another No. 1 pick who arrived with much fanfare but who never amounted to anything...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 40 reads 1 comments

  2. Note to Indians: Don't Blame the Messenger

    His e-mail probably wasn't an official response to my comments Monday about the Indians and their second rebuild the past decade. The writer, a team employee, had thought I was unfair in lumping the Tribe with the dregs of baseball -- and said so...

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  3. Ticket to Tribe's Opener At Progressive Field Not Worth Buying

    Progressive Field stood as one of those emerald cathedrals where men played a boy's game. The ballpark on Ontario and Ninth Streets was the holiest of ground, if you called yourself an Indians fan...

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  4. LeBron And Cavs Have Right Coach In Mike Brown

    All the pieces aren't in place, but it doesn't look as if that matters to coach Mike Brown. His Cavaliers are playing about as well as any team without a legitimate NBA center ...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 65 reads 1 comments

  5. 'Pop' Sees Plenty of Spurs in Ferry's Cavaliers

    You pray the house of basketball that general manager Danny Ferry and coach Mike Brown have built here in Cleveland isn't made of balsam...

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  6. Cavaliers Need Big 'Z' More Now Than Ever

    Zydrunas Ilgauskas, of course he's coming back, isn't he?  He'd better, because with Shaquille O'Neal on the mend, the Cavaliers need help desperately in the middle.  They had discovered their shortcomings there in the playoffs last season...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 29 reads 1 comments

  7. Z, Can Any City But Cleveland Be Your Choice?

    Of course Z's coming back, isn't he? Nothing else makes sense. Does it? After all, that had to be the reason, deep inside all the posturing and front-office head-fakes, Cavaliers GM Danny ...

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  8. Contrite Tiger Woods Asks Golf Fans To Forgive Him

    His advisers handled him well. They kept Tiger Woods from people whose aim Friday morning was to revisit the past. His advisers wanted that past buried, left under a pile of rubble someplace ...

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  9. Cavs Land MIssing Piece. Welcome To Cleveland, Antawn!

    No excuses -- not anymore.  For the trade Cavaliers general manager Danny Ferry had been trying make is done, and the deal didn't cost him his most gifted young talent. So with J.J...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 65 reads 2 comments

  10. Charge Fans for H2O? Cavs Blame H1N1 for It

    Call me a skeptic. OK, maybe even call me a loon. Go ahead. Maybe I deserve these unflattering titles. That's cool, 'cause I'll admit I might have this Cavs thing all wrong...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 43 reads 1 comments

  11. Ain't This Victory Just Super For New Orleans?

    I had expected to get a call Sunday night from at least one of my good friends. Some kind of friends, eh? You see, I knew they were in New Orleans, hopping from jazz club to jazz club in the French Quarter...

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  12. Pittsburgh Newspaper Urges Nutting Family To Sell Pirates

    Justice B. Hill To outsiders, Pittsburgh might not be a city they understand well. All they can see is blue-collar city tied to a dying industry like "Big Steel" and with an affinity for the Steelers...

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  13. Bad Hire Threatens To Destroy Buck's Baseball Museum

    The hiring was a mistake from the start. OK, maybe it wasn't a mistake, because who could have known in December 2008 how Greg Baker would do at the helm of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum...

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  14. Gilbert Arenas One Star Worthy Of Our Forgiveness

    You can find no quick truths to a man's contrition. Take Gilbert Arenas, for example. Arenas wrote a column in The Washington Post decrying the stupidity of his brandishing handguns, as if he were Wyatt Earp, in a place where Glocks and ...

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  15. Under The Radar: Colts Coach Just Fine With Being There

    I see Colts coach Jim Caldwell as the Rodney Dangerfield of the NFL coaching fraternity, but the slights that Caldwell has had to endure almost make the late comic seem LeBron James-like in the acclaim his work got...

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  16. Dawson Proves a Curious Choice For Hall of Fame

    My friend Nick's question was simple: "What do you think of this year's HOF vote?" I'm guessing that Nick figured I had a thought or two about the announcement today that Andre Dawson had been selected for induction into baseball's holiest shrine...

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  17. Holmgren's Dilemma: Keep or Fire Mangini As Browns Coach

    The 2009 season is now over, and it didn't end in the shipwreck that it looked as if it would be two months ago. Somewhere between the managerial castration of coach Eric Mangini and a string ...

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  18. Overmatched 'Cats Prove Not Ready For Prime Time

    I heard some of my friends brag about Cincinnati, and I even pinned an article about the Bearcats on a corkboard in my home office...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 68 reads 2 comments

  19. Redemption For OSU: Pryor Finally Plays Like a QB

    He mentioned his teammates first. In his postgame interview Friday night, he took pains to recognize the big men who blocked in front of him. He thanked them; he praised them. He gave those big men their due...

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  20. Sugar Bowl: Overmatched 'Cats Not Ready For Prime Time

    I heard some of my friends brag about Cincinnati, and I even pinned an article about the Bearcats on a corkboard in my home office...

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  21. Texas Tech Coach Had The Glory But Not The Power

    He had thought he was bigger than the college president, a mistake one of his former Texas Tech counterparts had made on an early stop in his career...

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  22. Pacman Vs. Pretty Boy: Will They Rumble In Vegas After All?

    To drug test or not, that's seems to be the nettlesome question that's threatening what should be the fight of this century: Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Justice Hill Written by Justice Hill about over 4 years ago 46 reads 0 comments

  23. Story Of The Year: Only Tiger Can Be No. 1

    Sports editors called steroids the biggest story of 2009. Theirs, of course, was an intriguing choice last week, but it was a choice that, frankly, seemed out of step with the prevailing trend...

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  24. Getting Bradley a Slow Dance With The Devil

    Milton Bradley can find men -- other black men like himself -- who have taken the same trails in life, run into troubles and then got to the end of the trail to confront some unintended, often horrific, consequence...

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  25. Even In Browns Win, Quinn Not Much Help

    Not sure what to make of the Browns these days. Now, I can't see this team as among the league's elites, regardless of how many games it runs off as this season of disappointment staggers to a conclusion...

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