1. No Day But Today For LeBron, Cavaliers

    “I don’t know how you can say that.” Recently a co-worker disagreed with my assertion the Cavaliers entire season will be a waste should it not culminate in a championship...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 432 reads 5 comments

  2. Steelers Title Should Not Devastate Browns Fans.

    This might sound comical to anyone living outside the greater Cleveland area, but there are some Clevelanders who actually still consider the Pittsburgh Steelers a rival to our perennially underachieving Browns...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 493 reads 2 comments

  3. Unforgiveable Hall Of Fame Oversight: The Jesse Orosco Story

    It is unlikely there will ever be a baseball Hall of Fame vote devoid of controversy. Between hardcore baseball fans, It usually makes for a lively and jovial debate...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 1,357 reads 2 comments

  4. Eric Mangini Accepts Fate As New Cleveland Browns Coach

    Here we go again. The dismissed and disgraced Browns coach exiting Cleveland to make way for the latest schmuck, err, leader. Are we supposed to be excited about Eric Mangini? We were excited about Bill Belichick and Butch Davis...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 529 reads 7 comments

  5. Embarassing Blunder Leaves Yankees Red-Faced

    Recently I had an embarrassing misunderstanding with—get this—the New York Yankees. As a lifelong Indians fan, you can imagine my surprise when I discovered a voice mail on my cell phone from Yanks general manager Brian Cashman...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 566 reads 7 comments

  6. Browns Faced With Must-Lose Sunday.

    It just wouldn’t be a Browns/Bengals game in December unless there was some serious draft positioning on the line—and this year is no different...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 7 years ago 245 reads 2 comments

  7. What's on Tap for the SEC: Week Four

    No. 6 LSU at No. 10 Auburn This will be the first of many tests for both teams. Auburn narrowly avoided disaster last week in an uber-ugly 3-2 win over Mississippi St. A lot of question marks still surround the offense and junior quarterback Chris Todd...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about almost 8 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  8. Cleveland Browns, Indians Keep on...Struggling: The week in Cleveland sports.

    The Season of Disappointment for the cit of Cleveland continues. The Browns fell to 0-2 after a loss to the Steelers for the 72nd consecutive time and the Indians learned how to play baseball courtesy of the Kansas City Royals...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about almost 8 years ago 261 reads 1 comments

  9. U.S. Will Continue to Shut Out Soccer

    I know a few people who suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD. One way to cope with the affliction is breaking things into increments throughout the day...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about 8 years ago 448 reads 5 comments

  10. NBA: Where the Fix Happens

    Six years ago the Sacramento Kings were on their way to the NBA Finals. It was game six of the Western Conference Finals, and the Kings appeared to be the superior team—and it appeared they would win the game...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about 8 years ago 381 reads 4 comments

  11. Atlanta Braves: The Summer of Chipper

    It happens every April. A collection of big-league hitters start the season red hot, posting ridiculous batting averages in the .400-range. Another collection of slumps through the initial month and suffers the shame of seeing an average like ...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about 8 years ago 612 reads 4 comments

  12. Slamming the door: MLB's top 7 closers

    You can never truly appreciate the advantage of having a good closer until you have a bad one. Rooting for the team that has gainfully employed Joe "I got nothing" Borowski the last season and a half, I am all too familiar with the latter...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about 8 years ago 610 reads 2 comments

  13. Cleveland Indians: Pitchers Fed Up with Lack of Support, Plan To Strike

    Fed up with working conditions and Tribe hitters not carrying their weight—or in some cases hitting their weight—the Cleveland Indians’ pitching staff will strike ...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 8 years ago 587 reads 2 comments

  14. Cleveland Cavaliers: Mike Brown Ok With Playoff Ouster

    Shortly after the crushing Eastern Conference semifinal game seven defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtics, Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown entered a somber locker room...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 8 years ago 553 reads 2 comments

  15. Breaking News: Patriots Accept Super Bowl Bid

    FOXBOROUGH, MA – The New England Patriots are headed back to the Super Bowl.The Pats (14-0) announced Monday that they have accepted an invitation to play in the National Football League’s finale for the sixth time in franchise history...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 8 years ago 1,481 reads 6 comments

  16. Doubting Detroit: Why the Tigers Won't Win the AL Central

    “Disregard what I said about us winning the division. The Tigers acquiring Willis and Cabrera sealed the deal for them, son of a (expletive)!”That's a quote from an ...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 8 years ago 1,839 reads 17 comments

  17. Slow Moving Ferry: Cleveland Cavaliers' Trouble at the Top

    LeBron James is back in the Cavaliers' lineup, the team ended a six-game losing streak by defeating the Indiana Pacers, and once again, all is well in Cleveland...

    Jon Sladek Written by Jon Sladek about over 8 years ago 15 reads 4 comments