1. Indians-A's: A Nice Sunday in Cleveland, the Weather Was OK As Well

    Sunday was a beautiful day in Cleveland. The weather wasn’t bad either. The Cleveland Indians, facing getting swept at their own Progressive Field, stepped it up. The Tribe won the finale of the three-game set over the Oakland A’s...

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  2. Cleveland-Oakland: Fausto Carmona Walks Eight in Loss to A's

    Fausto Carmona, fresh off a contract signing, walked eight batters in three and a third innings, loading the bases, and walking in a run before being pulled. His control was suspect the entire time he was on the mound...

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  3. AHL Hockey: Lake Erie Monsters Lose Final Home Game of the Season

    The Lake Erie Monsters closed the doors at Quicken Loans Arena for the year, suffering a 4-1 loss to the Hamilton Bulldogs in front of 15,408 fans. The fan total set the highest attendance mark of the year for the Monsters...

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  4. Arena Football: Cleveland Gladiators Crushed by Colorado

    The Cleveland Gladiators returned home to Quicken Loans Arena on Friday night, taking on the Colorado Crush...

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  5. C. C. Sabathia Roughed Up for Nine Runs; Mother Nature Kills Indians' Rally

    C.C. Sabathia’s numbers read more like a supporting role in a basketball game than those of a starting pitcher. Three and a third innings, nine earned runs given up on twelve hits on 91 pitches...

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  6. NHL Should be on Network Television

    As the NHL playoffs swing into full gear, another year goes by where I hate the NHL. Let me clarify. I don’t hate hockey. As a matter of fact, I am an advocate of the sport on all levels...

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  7. Byrd Dogged: Angels 9 Indians 5

    The Cleveland Indians got as close as 6-4 in the sixth before the Angels delivered a knock out three run seventh, downing the Indians 9-5 on Wednesday afternoon in California...

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  8. Indians-Angels: Westbrook Goes Nine, Cleveland Wins

    So, if I were Major League Baseball, and I was looking for a way to increase viewer-ship, especially on the East Coast at 1:00 in the morning, I would schedule the Indians and Angels to continuously play each other all season...

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  9. Cleveland Indians Lose in Grand Fashion

    The Cleveland Indians traveled to Anaheim Monday and ended up losing on a walk-off grand slam by Torii Hunter; this on the heels of a ninth inning three-run rally to take a 4-2 lead going into the bottom half of the inning...

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  10. Cleveland-Oakland: Indians Avoid Sweep With Win Over A's

    Three days ago, the Cleveland Indians were hoping to sweep the Chicago White Sox. Today, the goal was avoiding the sweep against the Oakland A’s. Neither sweep came to fruition; bad in the first case, but a relief for today...

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  11. Oakland A's Cleveland Indians: C.C. Sabathia Roughed Up in Loss

    A is for Ace? Not in Cleveland’s case. C.C. Sabathia made his second start of the season, and left in the sixth sporting a 7.59 ERA for the year after being roughed up yet again...

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  12. Monsters-Bulldogs: Lake Erie Beats Hamilton in a Thriller

    12,291 fans loaded themselves into Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland Ohio on Friday night hoping to see some fantastic hockey. Their hopes turned to reality in a back and forth high scoring goal-fest that ended in a 5-4 win after a shootout...

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  13. Indians-Athletics: Cleveland Gives Up Four in the Fifth, Loses to Oakland

    The Indians opened up a six game West Coast road trip on Friday evening in not so grand fashion, losing to the Oakland A’s 6-3 in a game that was never really in doubt for Oakland...

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  14. White Sox-Indians: Chicago Avoids Sweep in Cleveland

    12:00 is not the time to Rock in the city of Cleveland. In a rare noon start, the Cleveland Indians failed to complete the sweep of the Chicago White Sox Thursday at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, and they lost 2-1...

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  15. Aeros 2—Monsters 0: Houston, We Have a Problem

    The Lake Erie Monsters fans took yet another arrow to the heart, Wednesday evening, at Quicken Loans Arena, this time watching their Monsters lose at home to the Houston Aeros, 2-0...

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  16. Monsters-Aeros: Houston, We Have a Problem

    The Lake Erie Monsters' fans took yet another arrow to the heart Wednesday evening at Quicken Loans Arena, this time watching their Monsters lose at home to the Houston Aeros 2-0...

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  17. Indians 7 - White Sox 2: Fausto Carmona, Grady Sizemore Lead Tribe to Victory

    Fausto Carmona has one of the hardest sinkers in the league, and it showed Thursday evening as he pitched a four hitter through seven innings; all of them singles, and recorded sixteen ...

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  18. Coach from the Couch: AFL Week Five Wrapup

    In the world of Arena football, where offense is the Sun, and everything revolves around it, week five was unusual from one perspective; the outcome of two games were decided directly from defensive plays...

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  19. Indians-White Sox: Cleveland Wins Home Opener

    On the schedule, there was no mention of a fireworks display. Tell that to both offenses though. The Tribe knocked off the White Sox, 10-8...

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  20. Moose-Monsters: Manitoba Mangles Lake Erie

    The Monsters returned to home ice Tuesday evening at Quicken Loans Arena in fifth place in their division. They played a second place Manitoba Moose squad, who’d owned them five out of six games this year...

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  21. Coach from the Couch - AFL Week Four Wrapup

    Week four in the AFL demonstrated how bad a spanking some teams can lay on others. We saw an undefeated team yanked from the ranks of, well undefeated. We witnessed the second highest scoring total by one team in league history...

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  22. Coach from the Couch: AFL Week Three Wrap-up

    Since writing weekly wrap-ups of the NFL for a number of years has been a forte of mine, many people (namely Marv the Bartender and Sherman from Rhode Island) have asked me why I am not writing ...

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  23. Gladiators Maintain Perfection at 3-0

    The Cleveland Gladiators took to the road this past weekend for their first ever away game. They didn’t have far to travel, taking on interstate rival the Columbus Destroyers in a key division game...

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  24. Lake Erie Monsters: One and Done

    In terms of the Lake Erie Monsters, February 27, 2008 can be described as a “One and Done” day. First, they returned home from a tough five game road stretch that only netted them one win...

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  25. Arena League: Gladiators Leave Vegas for Cleveland and Mike Wilpolt

    Arena Football comes to Cleveland in a big way on March 3rd, when the Cleveland Gladiators begin their inaugural season. The franchise relocated from Las Vegas, but kept only three of the original 22 team members from this squad...

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