9 New Names for Cleveland’s Baseball Team
Jan09

9 New Names for Cleveland’s Baseball Team

While I would have liked to join in on cheering for my home city’s team during the World Series, I’m unwilling to use such an offensive name. So let’s change it! Lots of people have suggested name ideas, including returning to old team names like the Lake Shores, Spiders, and Naps. Here are nine of my own suggestions: 1) Asshats: A temporary name that would function as self-flagellation for having such a racist name and logo for so...

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A Cleveland-Chicago-Cleveland Transplant’s World Series Thoughts
Oct25

A Cleveland-Chicago-Cleveland Transplant’s World Series Thoughts

As a child in suburban Ohio, I loved baseball. I had two favorite teams for very different reasons. I loved the Cleveland Indians because I had been going to games since I was a toddler (it was easy to go to these games when about 72,000 of the 78,000 seats were empty) and I loved the Chicago Cubs because they were on TV during the daytime over summer and on days I stayed home from school. Many of my baseball-loving friends were the...

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Cleveland Sports Fan Fine With New Alternate Reality
Oct21

Cleveland Sports Fan Fine With New Alternate Reality

CLEVELAND – Die-hard Cleveland sports fan Renee Jones said today that she is content with the new reality we most assuredly find ourselves in and hopes that we will not jump universes again until at least the end of the month. “Whether it is some kind of new simulation program being tried out, alien brainwashing, a deity of some kind’s wrath or simply a dream,” said Jones, “I’m in for the ride.” Jones said she knew things were...

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That Time Terry Francona Roasted Me
Oct20

That Time Terry Francona Roasted Me

Back in 2013, I was covering the Cleveland Indians for the Associated Press and the team was hovering around .500 while playing some fairly atrocious defense at times. You might be surprised given the fact that the team is now a defensive powerhouse, but believe me, it should have been illegal to watch Cleveland play defense a few years ago. Remember, they were once experimenting with Carlos Santana at third base. During one...

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Cleveland Indians to Host ‘Cryogenically Freeze a Family Member Night’
Apr08
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