1. Cleveland Browns: Off-Season Injury Bug Bites

    The Cleveland Browns started OTAs last week and were bitten by the injury bug right off the bat. Corner back Daven Holly suffered what has been characterized a "blown out knee" and has already been put on the Injured Reserve for the 2008 season...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 985 reads 2 comments

  2. Cleveland Indians: Putting Me to Bed Early

    This is how bad it's gotten. I have DirecTV and get the MLB Extra Innings package. This year, DirecTV actually started offering both the home and away broadcasts of each game...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 401 reads 2 comments

  3. 2008 Cleveland Cavaliers' Cut List

    Every year after my beloved Cleveland Browns finish up their season, I come up with a satirical look at the roster...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 807 reads 2 comments

  4. Cleveland Indians Fall Flat on Their Faces in Cincinnati's Three-Game Sweep

    All the good work the Tribe put together last week to climb to three games over .500 at 22-19 and vault into first Place in the AL Central was undone in one weekend in Cincinnati...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 572 reads 6 comments

  5. Cleveland Indians Quarterly Report Card

    The Cleveland Indians finished the first quarter of the MLB season at 21-19 Wednesday, after C. C. Sabathia blanked the Oakland Athletics, 2-0, tossing a complete-game, five-hit, 11-strikeout shutout...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 698 reads 14 comments

  6. Blue Jays-Indians: Cleveland Squanders Four-Game Sweep

    When you play a doubleheader and both of your starting pitchers go nine strong innings without giving up a run, and you turn an unassisted triple play, you should win both games, unless you are the 2008 Cleveland Indians...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 724 reads 1 comments

  7. Blue Jays-Indians: C.C. Sabathia Outlasts Roy Halladay, Tribe Win

    If you are a Cleveland Indians fan, you know that last night's game had all the makings of another 1-0 loss staring you right in the face. The Blue Jays had managed to push a run across the plate in the top of the fifth against C...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 609 reads 2 comments

  8. David Dellucci Delivers Late, Tribe Tops Yanks 5-3

    It looked like the same old story for the Cleveland Indians. Fausto Carmona was effective but wild, and only made it through five innings...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 394 reads 1 comments

  9. Indians-Royals: Tribe's Offense Continues to Nosedive

    Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, it did. The Kansas City Royals shut out the Cleveland Indians, 2-0, to sweep a rain-shortened two-game set at Progressive Field...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 377 reads 3 comments

  10. Cleveland Indians: Killing Me Softly With Their Bats

    I feel like Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day." Here's the script that keeps repeating:Another great pitching performance by an Indians starter.The Tribe offense unable to put up any crooked numbers to put the game out of reach...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 527 reads 3 comments

  11. Cavs-Wizards: Washington, DeShawn Stevenson Prove They're No. 2

    As a native Clevelander living in D.C., the past couple of weeks have been unbearable. The hatred of Cleveland, the Cavaliers, and especially LeBron James has been palpable. We heard it all: overrated, overprotected, over-hyped, crybaby...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 1,043 reads 12 comments

  12. Cleveland Indians' Anemic Offense Holding Them Back

    Their reigning Cy Young Award winner seems to have gotten back on track, although C. C. should hit the treadmill a little bit more for longevity's sake...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 313 reads 1 comments

  13. Cleveland Browns 2008 Draft Analysis

    Well the Browns had their own personal abbreviated version of the NFL Draft on Sunday. Short and sweet. Inevitably the focus will be on the 3 selections they didn't make due to the trades for Brady Quinn, Corey Williams and Shaun Rogers...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 2,242 reads 1 comments

  14. Yankees-Indians: Cleveland Survives, Tops New York 4-3

    The was some good, there was some bad and there was some ugly. But in the end Victor Martinez delivered a walk off single and the 5th straight Indians victory, 4-3, over the Yankees...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 547 reads 2 comments

  15. Indians-Yankees: Cleveland Uses Winning Formula

    I have to admit when Casey Blake grounded into a bases-loaded fielder's choice to end the first, I worried that Andy Pettite would get dialed in and that would be all she wrote...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 453 reads 1 comments

  16. Cleveland Indians Win First Series Since Opening Weekend

    Sweet Lord was that a long time coming. The Indians swept a double header in Kansas City on Thursday, completing a three game sweep of the Royals...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 237 reads 2 comments

  17. Indians-Royals: How a 15-1 Win Can Still Be Frustrating

    15 runs. 17 hits. No errors. 1 run allowed on only 6 hits. 8 of 9 starters getting a hit. 8 of 9 starters scoring a run. a 6 inning, 4 hit, no run, 11 strikeout performance by the reigning CY Young Award winner...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 350 reads 1 comments

  18. Indians-Tigers: These Are the Indians I Remember

    This is why this season has been so frustrating to this point. Because the Indians are capable of having nights like tonight, but have been giving us poo...

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  19. Cleveland Indians Need a Leader and Some Heart

    As I write this the Cleveland Indians are getting their ass kicked by the Detroit Tigers, 10-1, after 5 innings. The Tigers have 10 runs on 10 hits. The Indians have 1 run on 1 hit, a solo home run by David Dellucci...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 373 reads 3 comments

  20. Red Sox-Indians: Repeat Performance

    It was all too similar to game one.A superb outing by the Cleveland Indains' starting pitcher. The Boston Red Sox scoring first with via thet help of an error...

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  21. Boston-Cleveland: Joe No! Tribe Falters Late, Falls to Red Sox

    In one swing that made every Cleveland Indians fan puke, perennial nemesis Manny Ramirez took closer Joe Borowski deep to left and gave the Boston Red Sox a 6-4 victory last night at Progressive Field...

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  22. Cleveland Indians Show Signs of Life, Beat Oakland A's

    Cliff Lee did on Sunday afternoon what Fausto Carmona was unable to do Saturday night. Lee stopped the Indians' losing streak with a brilliant pitching performance in a 7-1 Tribe victory over the Oakland A's...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 381 reads 1 comments

  23. Athletics-Indians: Oakland Crushes C.C. Sabathia

    Three times is a trend and for the Cleveland Indians it is not a good one. Reigning AL Cy Young Award Winner C. C. Sabathia was thumped again as the Indians fell to the Oakland A's 9-7 in the series opener on Friday night...

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  24. Cy Yuck: C C. Sabathia Struggles Again

    Three times is a trend, and for the Cleveland Indians it is not a good one. Reigning AL Cy Young Award Winner C. C. Sabathia was thumped again as the Indians fell to the Oakland A's 9-7 in the series opener on Friday night...

    Jeff Smirnoff Written by Jeff Smirnoff about over 7 years ago 342 reads 2 comments

  25. Indians-Angels: Cleveland Limps Back Home

    Well it could have been worse. If not for a Ryan Garko walk-off walk and a Travis Hafner homer, the Indians could have gone 0-6 in their first West Coast trip of the season...

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