Cleveland’s New Baseball Name

On Friday, the Cleveland Indians announced they would be looking into the future of the team’s name. They surely wouldn’t have brought it up themselves if they weren’t already prepared to make it happen. Reading the current moment in our nation’s history, they seemed to be laying the groundwork for a change while mentally preparing … Continue reading Cleveland’s New Baseball Name

Loathe-apalooza: Ohio’s Perfect Storm of Rivalry Football

This weekend is a perfect storm of Ohio football rivalries. On Saturday, the Ohio State Buckeyes head north to face the Michigan Wolverines. On Sunday, the Cleveland Browns head east to battle the the Pittsburgh Steelers. Also on Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals will futilely engage their longstanding nemesis-- the game of football. Setting aside the … Continue reading Loathe-apalooza: Ohio’s Perfect Storm of Rivalry Football

Hell is Real Preview: Facts About Our New Rival

Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium marks the first Hell is Real match in MLS play between the Columbus Crew and FC Cincinnati. The rivalry derives its sobriquet from the ominous billboard on I-71 asserting the veracity of unspeakable eternal punishment. It’s worth noting that the sign is situated such that it faces the people driving away … Continue reading Hell is Real Preview: Facts About Our New Rival

25 Years Ago Tonight, the Cleveland Crunch Delivered My First Fan Championship

It's hard to believe it has been 25 years since the Cleveland Crunch delivered my very first taste of a pro sports championship. The Crunch are a defunct indoor soccer team that played in the National Professional Soccer League. In between the demise of the North American Soccer League in the early 1980s and the … Continue reading 25 Years Ago Tonight, the Cleveland Crunch Delivered My First Fan Championship