1. Kyrie Irving Steals NBA All-Star Spotlight; Why Doesn't Cleveland Embrace Him?

    For three straight nights this past weekend, Kyrie Irving put on a full display of his greatness for all NBA fans to see...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 7,495 reads 112 comments

  2. Indians' Signings of Michael Bourn and Nick Swisher Are Winning Back Fans

    I spent two hours on Monday afternoon writing a nice, snarky piece making fun of the signings of Jason Giambi and Daisuke Matsuzaka, making parallels about how these signings are ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 2,434 reads 3 comments

  3. Cleveland Cavaliers, Chris Grant Pull off Another Steal in Deal with Grizzlies

    This is what happens when you're smart with money and don't overspend for mediocre free agents. Chris Grant made the tough choice this past offseason to pass on several players that ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 3,058 reads 21 comments

  4. Should Dion Waiters' Rookie Struggles Concern Cleveland Cavaliers Fans?

    There has been a lot of chatter lately on local talk radio about how bad the Cavaliers are this season and how bad Dion Waiters has been. For sure, a 9-31 start to the season isn't what anyone wanted and certainly not what I expected...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 2,687 reads 33 comments

  5. How Rob Chudzinski's 2007 Cleveland Browns Offense Compares to Current Personnel

    The hiring of Rob Chudzinski as the next head coach of the Cleveland Browns is an intriguing one. When I first heard that he was being interviewed, it naturally brought to mind the fond memories from that 2007 season...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 6,209 reads 160 comments

  6. Rob Chudzinski Hired as Cleveland Browns' Next Coach and Joe Banner's Guy

    Rob Chudzinski certainly isn't a splashy hire like Chip Kelly or Nick Saban would have been. But what he is is a very intriguing hire as the next head coach of the Cleveland Browns ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 1,590 reads 13 comments

  7. Thaddeus Lewis Era Begins with the Cleveland Browns and the Week 17 NFL Lines

    “Only in Cleveland”—it’s become a punchline for fans of all of our beleaguered sport franchises when things go wrong here that don’t elsewhere...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 7,862 reads 29 comments

  8. NFl Week 16 Lines and Pat Shurmur's Last Days in Cleveland

    It was pretty depressing to watch the Impossible Dream die in a blazing ball of fire this past Sunday, especially considering that the other component parts in that crazy Cleveland Browns playoff scenario fell into place...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about almost 2 years ago 1,089 reads 18 comments

  9. Cleveland Browns Playoff Dream Is Alive! and the Week 15 NFL Lines

    The dream is alive!!! I wrote last week about the Browns remote, yet still slightly plausible chances of making the playoffs this season. Everything fell right last week to open the door to that impossible dream...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 2,699 reads 2 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns Can Still Make the Playoffs and the Week 14 NFL Lines

    "Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe." -Voltaire The Cleveland Browns are on fire, riding a two-game winning streak, and they just ended a 12-game road losing streak...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 8,446 reads 58 comments

  11. NFL Week 13 Lines: Cleveland Browns Are Fine with Brandon Weeden at QB

    I was pretty much guaranteed to have a bad week with the picks last week. I was on vacation at my parents’ house and honestly I didn ’t spend as much time on it as I usually do...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 1,289 reads 13 comments

  12. What I'm Thankful for in Cleveland Sports, Including the Week 12 NFL Lines

    It's that time of year again, when we all pretend to be thankful for a day just so we can eat a bunch of delicious food before going out way too early to purchase things we don't really need...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 734 reads 7 comments

  13. NFL Week 11 Lines: Are You Rooting for the Cleveland Browns to Win?

    It's that time of year again in Cleveland...time to start looking at the draft and worry about draft positioning! While many writers on Bleacher Report will start moving in that ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 985 reads 7 comments

  14. NFL Week 10 Lines: Getting a Break from the Browns

    It's the Browns' bye week, which means that I won't be emotionally conflicted into picking them to cover the spread again. I've done it every week this season to which the Browns are 4-4-1 against the spread (respectable, actually)...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 344 reads 0 comments

  15. Midseason Wars: Return of the Cleveland Browns

    What a crazy week it’s been, especially for Cleveland. First the Browns get a win at home on Sunday. Then the Indians announced that they would be keeping Sandy Alomar as bench coach, to the odd delight of many fans...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 1,158 reads 10 comments

  16. Cavaliers Win Season Opener: Cleveland Has a Core in Irving, Varejao and Waiters

    It was just one game. And it was just the Wizards , without John Wall . But dang it, I don’t care! It’s great to have Cavaliers basketball back and I really ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 1,591 reads 30 comments

  17. Kyrie Irving Ready to Lead: Cleveland Cavaliers 2012-2013 Season Preview

    I won't lie to you, I don't feel ready for the basketball season to start. Don't get me wrong—I'm thrilled to have Kyrie Irving and Cavaliers basketball back in my life...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 2,479 reads 3 comments

  18. Pat Shurmur Continues to Fail as Cleveland Browns Coach: NFL Week 8 Lines

    At the outset, I will point out that if Josh Gordon catches that 3rd- and -1 deep pass, the Browns probably win the game and a lot of this discussion is muted for another week...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 1,388 reads 36 comments

  19. Browns String Wins Together and the Rest of the Week 7 NFL Lines

    It’s been a great week in Cleveland Browns nation. Not only did the Browns get their first win of the season but they did so against a division rival, scoring over 30 points ...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 535 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Week 6 Lines: Will Browns Get First Win of the Season?

    It was a disappointing Week 5 for the picks column and the Cleveland Browns alike. Unlike the Browns who jumped out to a 14-0 lead on the Giants, my picks went a combined 0-6 in the early games on Sunday en route to a 3-10 week...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 1,520 reads 0 comments

  21. Francona Hire Illustrates Bigger Issue with Indians Front Office

    On the surface it looks like a slam dunk move. When you read the headline, “Indians hire two-time World Series champion Terry Francona as manager,” you can’t help but think that this is a great move...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 3,731 reads 42 comments

  22. The Cleveland Browns Will Defeat the Giants and Other Week 5 NFL Lines

    In my season preview column , I predicted that the Browns would get off to a slow start. That has obviously happened, with Cleveland sitting at 0-4. I really went out on a limb with that prediction, I know...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 2,193 reads 8 comments

  23. Kyrie Irving, Dion Waiters and the Cavaliers Bring Hope to Cleveland

    The Cleveland Indians' 2012 season is finally and painfully over. A year that looked like it held some promise for a time before crashing in a fiery ball of death came to completion on Wednesday...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 4,310 reads 25 comments

  24. Pat Shurmur in Hot Water with Browns Struggling and NFL Week 4 Lines

    “It’s a process.” That should be the theme of the Cleveland Browns under the leadership of Mike Holmgren, Tom Heckert and Pat Shurmur . On face value, I agree 100 percent with that statement...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 2,326 reads 29 comments

  25. Week 3 NFL Lines: Why the Browns Get Their First Win

    I’m glad that I didn ’t go out of my way to pat myself on the back over a good Week 1 in the picks, because Week 2 was pretty rough. I knew I was in trouble when I picked so many road dogs and it came back to bite me...

    Benjamin Flack Written by Benjamin Flack about 2 years ago 2,207 reads 10 comments