1. 3 Things the Cleveland Indians Must Do to Make the Playoffs in 2013

    If the first 90 games of the 2013 MLB season have taught us anything about the Cleveland Indians , it’s that they are streaky...

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  2. 5 Reasons Trevor Bauer Belongs in the Big Leagues Right Now

    When the Cleveland Indians dealt star right fielder Shin-Soo Choo to the Cincinnati Reds , they were doing two things: realizing the inevitability of losing a high-priced free agent and compensating for the loss of successive first-round draft picks..

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  3. NBA Trade Rumors: 8 Reasons the Cavs Shouldn't Deal Anderson Varejao

    Trade rumors involving Anderson Varejao have run rampant since LeBron James relocated to Miami in the summer of 2010. Such talks were exacerbated after consecutive seasons in which Varejao played in just 31 games or fewer...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 1 year ago 5,602 reads 35 comments

  4. 6 Reasons Why the Cavaliers Are the Next Playoff Team in Cleveland

    The Cavaliers kick off training camp on Tuesday, but for Cleveland sports fans, the regular season can’t come soon enough...

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  5. 5 Things the Indians Must Do to Make the Playoffs in 2012

    The Cleveland Indians look like a team facing an identity crisis. They can’t seem to decide if they’re contenders or pretenders. They play equally average at home and on the road and continue to play to the level of their competition...

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  6. 5 Realistic Roster Moves to Keep the Tribe Afloat

    The Cleveland Indians are beginning to show some of the same glaring weaknesses in 2012 that doomed last season’s promising campaign...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about 2 years ago 3,662 reads 17 comments

  7. Cleveland Indians: The 10 Greatest Trades of the Mark Shapiro Era

    Mark Shapiro is one of the most polarizing GM’s in professional sports. ‘Shap’ took over as Cleveland’s GM following the departure of John Hart, a man many identify as synonymous with the winning Tribe baseball of the 1990s...

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  8. Cleveland Indians: 5 Ways Michael Brantley Can Prove His Worth

    ??????Outside of Cleveland, Michael Brantley may be best known as the “Player to Be Named Later” in the July 2008 trade that sent ...

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  9. 4 Things We've Learned About the Cleveland Indians' Offense

    The first 10 games of the Cleveland Indians ’ 2012 season have demonstrated the up-and-down nature of the 162-game marathon. Throughout the course of the year, every team will have its share of offensive peaks and valleys...

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  10. MLB 2012: Time to Take a Second Look at Player Suspensions

    ???????Major League Baseball needs to reconsider its policy on suspensions...

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  11. 6 Reasons Why Johnny Damon Will Jumpstart the Cleveland Indians Offense

    Two weeks after failing to finalize a deal to acquire veteran outfielder Bobby Abreu, the Cleveland Indians have brought Johnny Damon into the fold. To some fans, this may seem like a minor move, as Damon’s contract maxes out at just $1...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 1,435 reads 5 comments

  12. Cleveland Indians: Masterson Needs to Be Next in Line for Contract Extension

    One week into the 2012 MLB season, the Cleveland Indians' front office has made two financially sound decisions in re-negotiating the contracts of Asdrubal Cabrera and Carlos Santana...

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  13. 2012 NBA Draft: 6 Reasons Why the Cavs Should Take Jared Sullinger

    The Cleveland Cavaliers turned some heads early in the season thanks to the brilliance of rookie sensation Kyrie Irving , the rejuvenated play of Antawn Jamison and the grit of Anderson Varejao...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 3,497 reads 31 comments

  14. Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA Playoffs: Time to Put Up or Shut Up

    The 2012 NBA trade deadline is two days away, and the Cleveland Cavaliers are at a crossroads. A young, overachieving team, the Cavs’ playoff chances seemed effectively ...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 1,147 reads 5 comments

  15. MLB Spring Training: 10 Predictions for the Cleveland Indians in 2012

    We’re talkin' baseball, Indians baseball, talkin’ Tribe! It’s March 6 and Opening Day is still a month away, but baseball is alive and well in the hearts and minds of the Tribe faithful...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 3,818 reads 6 comments

  16. NBA Trade Talk: Antawn Jamison Should Remain a Cavalier in 2012 and Beyond

    Perhaps no player on the Cleveland Cavaliers receives more unmerited scrutiny than Antawn Jamison . The 13-year veteran forward has underwent a tumultuous NBA career, continuously ...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 2,124 reads 20 comments

  17. Cleveland Indians: Looking for the Silver Lining in Grady Sizemore's Injury

    Re-signing Grady Sizemore was a risky proposition. The Tribe knew full well that bringing back their former star center fielder entailed just as much risk as reward, and now Grady will not be available to open 2012...

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  18. Ranking the Most and Least Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers

    The Cleveland Cavaliers have come a long way from their 19-win showing of a year ago. They are (for the most part) playing good defense, rebounding well, and competing against tough opponents...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 3,083 reads 17 comments

  19. 2012 MLB Season: 5 New Players Who Will Contribute for the Cleveland Indians

    It's no secret that the outlook of winning the 2012 AL Central looks bleak for the Cleveland Indians . The already-strong Detroit Tigers made one of the biggest splashes in free ...

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  20. Cleveland Cavaliers Should Stay Focused in the Present

    One week into the 2011-2012 NBA season, I wrote an article debating whether the then 3-2 Cleveland Cavaliers should be focused on winning this season or losing games to ensure a lottery pick in the 2012 NBA draft...

    Max Forstag Written by Max Forstag about over 2 years ago 2,179 reads 26 comments

  21. MLB Free Agents 2012: Luke Scott a Good Fit in Cleveland?

    If the Cleveland Indians are going to surpass the Detroit Tigers and win the AL Central in 2012, they’re going to need more offense. Thus far, the Cleveland front office’s offseason dealings haven’t been much to write home about...

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  22. Now or Later? A Winning Debate on the Cleveland Cavaliers

    Five games into the 2011-12 NBA schedule, a miraculous thing is happening in Cleveland: The Cavs are winning. Before the season, expectations weren’t high...

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  23. 9 Things We've Learned from the Cleveland Cavaliers' First 3 Games

    The Cleveland Cavaliers came oh-so-close to topping the Indiana Pacers on Friday night. Like Kyrie Irving’s layup attempt at the end of regulation, however, a win for Cleveland ...

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  24. 3 Problems That Need Fixing with the Cleveland Browns Offense

    I look at the Monday Sports section of the (Cleveland) Plain Dealer and see a dejected Peyton Hillis walking off the field after yet another Browns loss...

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  25. Cleveland Cavaliers Early Impressions: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The 2011-2012 Cleveland Cavaliers are a work in progress. Anyone who thinks this year’s Cavs squad is playoff-bound is as delusional as owner Dan Gilbert in his attempts to erase LeBron James from the team history...

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