1. Cleveland Indians Get Kicked En Route to 66

    After showing some life with a three game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays north of the border and taking the first two games of a four game series with the Baltimore Orioles back home ...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 155 reads 3 comments

  2. Cleveland Browns Training Camp Week 3: Let the Injuries Begin!

    It’s been a week since the Browns faced off against the New York Jets in their first pre-season game and it will be another half week until the face the defending NFL Champions, the New York Giants, on Monday night football...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  3. Cleveland Browns Pre-Season Opener Notes and Observations

    The Browns dropped their exhibition season opener, 24-20, to the New York Jets on Thursday night. If you are an out-of-towner like me, then you were treated to the full Jets broadcast for the replay of the game on the NFL Network...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 241 reads 0 comments

  4. Cleveland Browns Training Camp Week 2: The Anderson and Edwards Show

    Week Two of Training Camp in Berea, Ohio is in the books for the Cleveland Browns as they prep for their exhibition opener Thursday night against the New York Jets...

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  5. Cleveland Browns Training Camp Week 1: No News Is Good News

    The Browns capped off the first week, well half week, of Training Camp 2008 in Berea, Ohio today. No major news to report, which is a good thing. This is normally the time of year that season threatening or season ending injuries occur...

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  6. Cleveland Browns Open Training Camp, Questions Abound

    Yes, it’s finally here. The Cleveland Browns open their 2008 Training Camp in Berea, Ohio on Wednesday, July 23...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 556 reads 2 comments

  7. Joe Jurevicius to Miss 6 Weeks, Who Can Step in for the Cleveland Browns?

    First, it was offensive lineman Ryan Tucker and his broken hip that will keep him out part of training camp. Next, cornerback Daven Holly went down for the season in OTAs after blowing out his knee...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 387 reads 2 comments

  8. The Impact of Asdrubal Cabrera's Return to the Cleveland Indians

    The Cleveland Indians demoted IF Jorge Velandia to AAA Buffalo today. Velandia was promoted when 2B Josh Barfield went on the DL after finger surgery...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 291 reads 6 comments

  9. Cleveland Indians 2008 Midterm Report Card

    It has been a season to forget so far for the Cleveland Indians as they sit dead last in the American League Central Division at a woeful 41-53, 13 games behind the division leading Chicago White Sox...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 557 reads 15 comments

  10. Cleveland Browns: 10 Players Who Could Surprise in 2008

    With the Cleveland Browns kicking off training camp in Berea, Ohio on July 27, it is time to take a look at some of the players, games, and storylines for the upcoming 2008 NFL season...

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  11. Cleveland Browns: Who Can QB? - Revisited

    The one topic that just won’t go away for the Cleveland Browns and their fans is the never-ending Derek Anderson versus Brady Quinn debate...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 271 reads 2 comments

  12. Cleveland Browns Fans, Isn't This What We Want!?!

    The general feeling about the Cleveland Browns in 2008 is polarizing to the extreme. On one side you have those who have the Browns as the “sexy pick” of the year...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 1,113 reads 1 comments

  13. Cleveland Indians: Let's Say Goodnight to 2008 and Prep for 2009

    I can’t take anymore after last night. It’s the same script day-in and day-out. Take one exceptional starting pitching performance, sprinkle in minimal support from ...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 452 reads 4 comments

  14. Cleveland Indians: 42 Days of Hell

    On May 15th the Indians stood in first place of the AL Central at 22-19 holding a 1.5 game lead over the Chicago White Sox...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 277 reads 6 comments

  15. Cleveland Indians: Mark Shapiro Faces His Defining Moment

    He is the reigning MLB Executive of the Year according to The Sporting News. He is the only active General Manager to win the award twice. Last year, and in 2005 when he was also named Executive of the Year by Baseball America...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 617 reads 1 comments

  16. The Cleveland Indians Fooled Me

    I grew up going to old Cleveland Municipal Stadium in the mid-80s when the announced crowd may have been 10,000 but if you were there you knew if there were quadruple digits in attendance it was a good night at the gate for the Tribe...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 275 reads 1 comments

  17. A Cleveland Indians Conundrum

    The Cleveland Indians find themselves in a very interesting and puzzling situation. After a spectacular 2007 which saw them win their first division title since 2001 and come within one win of the World Series, they sit at a disappointing 33-37...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 506 reads 5 comments

  18. Padres-Indians: Tribe Falls As Disturbing Trends Continue

    You should never let the team with the ugliest uniforms win. It is 1970’s weekend at Progressive Field for the Interleague Series versus the San Diego Padres and both teams sported uniforms from 1978...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 265 reads 3 comments

  19. Indians-Tigers: Tribe Loses in Same Old Fashion

    I am going to keep this short and sweet because you can basically use the same script for every single game of the 2008 season for the Cleveland Indians...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 365 reads 1 comments

  20. Cleveland Indians: The Ugly Numbers

    Baseball is one of the few sports that numbers stand out, sometimes larger than the game itself. Everyone knows that Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 straight games and that Ted Williams hit ...

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  21. Cleveland Indians' Woeful Season: Who's to Blame?

    As the Cleveland Indians aimlessly meander through 2008, failing to live up to the high hopes and expectations they generated in 2007, there are many questions being asked...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 6 years ago 987 reads 13 comments

  22. White Sox-Indians: Cleveland Loses 10 of Last 12 Games

    The Cleveland Indians have now lost ten of their last 12 games, botching two potential wins in the last three games against the 1st place Chicago White Sox in stomach-churning fashion...

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  23. Cleveland Browns: 10 Players with Something To Prove

    The Cleveland Browns head into the 2008 season with high hopes, and even higher expectations, after a 10-6 campaign in 2007. The Brownies will have their work cut out for them as they posses the seventh-toughest strength of schedule in the NFL...

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  24. Indians-Rangers Series Puts Cleveland's Bats Back to Sleep

    The Cleveland Indians lost two of three to the Texas Rangers over the weekend. Sunday's loss was a perfect example of the Indians' frustrating season...

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  25. Cleveland Indians Continue to Sink to New Lows

    Make that six losses in a row. Swept by the Cincinnati Reds. Swept by the Chicago White Sox. 0-6 on the six-game road trip. It has been the same script for every game in 2008 for the Cleveland Indians...

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