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Cleveland Sports Locker

CLEVELAND BROWNS

The Cleveland Browns hope that Brandon Weeden steps up in 2013

29-year old Brandon Weeden will get a shot this year to show what he can do.� He has a strong arm and he could benefit by the downfield passing game that the Browns are going to employ in 2013 and beyond.� Weeden played in 15 games (all starts) for the Browns last year and he [...]

June 11, 2013 2:16 pm read more

The NFL suspends Cleveland Browns? WR Josh Gordon for the first two games of the 2013 NFL season

The NFL has suspended 22-year old WR Josh Gordon for the first two games of the 2013 NFL season (home against the Dolphins and away against the Ravens) due to him testing positive for a banned substance.� He alleges that is was prescription drugs to treat a case of strep throat, that had codeine in [...]

June 8, 2013 4:38 pm read more

Don Strock was amazing for the Cleveland Browns back in 1988

The Browns lost Bernie Kosar, Gary Danielson and Mike Pagel to injury late in the 1988 season.� So they placed a call to 38-year old QB Don Strock, who was likely chillin’ by the pool in Miami.� He signed with the Browns and he played in 4 games (2 starts) for them in which he [...]

June 1, 2013 2:16 pm read more

The Cleveland Browns didn?t pick up many players in the 2013 NFL Draft

The Browns decided to beef up the defense a little bit in the 2013 NFL Draft.� They also dealt for WR Davone Bess and they picked up the Steelers’ 3rd round pick in 2014 and the Colts 4th round pick in 2014 for picks in the 2013 NFL Draft.� Here is a look at who [...]

June 1, 2013 2:08 pm read more

The Cleveland Browns waive QB Thaddeus Lewis

The Browns have waived 25-year old QB Thaddeus Lewis.� Lewis played in only 1 game in his time with the Browns.� Due to injuries to Brandon Weeden and Colt McCoy, Lewis was forced to start the first game of his NFL career at Heinz Field against the Steelers.� He completed 22 of 32 passes (68.8%) [...]

May 23, 2013 6:29 am read more

The Cleveland Browns have waived safety Eric Hagg

The Browns have waived 23-year old free safety Eric Hagg.� Hagg played in 12 games for the Browns last year and he had 22 tackles and 1 pass defensed.� Hagg played in 22 games in his two years with the Browns and he had 33 tackles, 1 fumble recovery and 2 passes defensed.� This is [...]

May 22, 2013 2:55 pm read more

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

Brad Daugherty was probably the best center in Cleveland Cavaliers? history

Center Brad Daugherty was one of the best players in Cavaliers’ history before back injuries cut his career way too short.� His best year with the Cavaliers came back in 1991-92.� He played in 73 games (all starts) for the Cavaliers in 1991-92 and he averaged 36.2 minutes, 21.5 points, 10.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists and [...]

May 26, 2013 5:49 pm read more

Tristan Thompson turned in a solid sophomore year for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2012-13

22-year old power forward Tristan Thompson played in every game for the Cavs in his second year in the league and he really improved his overall game.� Thompson played in 82 games (all starts) for the Cavaliers last year and he averaged 31.3 minutes, 11.7 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.� He has [...]

May 26, 2013 5:45 pm read more

The Cavaliers got solid work from their rookies in 2012-13

The Cavaliers got solid work out of their rookies in 2012-13.� 21-year old shooting guard Dion Waiters had an up and down rookie season, but he showed a lot of potential.� He played in 61 games (48 starts) for the Cavaliers last year and he averaged 28.5 minutes, 14.7 points, 2.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists and [...]

April 24, 2013 1:44 pm read more

The Cleveland Cavaliers bring Mike Brown back as the head coach

The Cavaliers have gone full circle coaching wise, as they have signed 43-year old Mike Brown to a 5-year, $20 million collar contract to replace the guy that replaced him when he was fired to appease LeBron James.� That didn’t work as James skipped town for Miami.� Brown was first by the Lakers earlier this [...]

April 24, 2013 1:36 pm read more

The Cleveland Cavaliers had another rough year in 2012-13

The Cleveland Cavaliers had another really rough year in 2012-13 as they finished in last place in the Central Division with a 24-58 record.� They finished 25.5 games behind the Indiana Pacers, so they have a lot of room to make up in the future before they get back to the playoffs.� Here is a [...]

April 21, 2013 7:03 pm read more

The Cleveland Cavaliers fire head coach Byron Scott

The Cleveland Cavaliers have fired 52-year old head coach Byron Scott.� Scott led the Cavaliers to a 24-58 (29.3%) record in 2012-13.� He was 64-166 (27.8%) in his three years in charge of the Cavaliers.� Although his record was awful, injuries to Anderson Varejao and Kyrie Irving derailed the last two seasons for Scott and [...]

April 18, 2013 2:51 pm read more

CLEVELAND INDIANS

Corey Kluber has been outstanding as of late for the Cleveland Indians

27-year old righty starting pitcher Corey Kluber is getting hot for the Tribe lately.� In his last 4 starts, Kluber is 1-1 with a 2.38 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP.� He has now pitched in 11 games (9 starts) for the Indians so far this year and he is 4-4 with a 4.08 ERA and [...]

June 14, 2013 2:13 pm read more

The Cleveland Indians sign Clay Rapada

The Indians have signed 32-year old lefty reliever Clay Rapada to a minor league deal and they have sent him to AAA.� Rapada pitched in 10 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Yankees earlier this year and he was 1-0 with 1 save, a 4.66 ERA and a 1.76 WHIP.� He has pitched in [...]

June 13, 2013 3:25 pm read more

The Cleveland Indians acquire John McDonald from the Pirates

The Cleveland Indians have acquired 38-year old righty swinging SS/2B/3B John McDonald from the Pirates for either a player to be named later or cash.� McDonald played in 16 games for the Pirates this year and he was only 2 for 31 (.065 avg, .268 OPS) with 1 RBI.� McDonald has now played in 970 [...]

June 11, 2013 8:27 am read more

Mark Reynolds has had a rough time lately for the Cleveland Indians

29-year old righty swinging DH/1B/3B Mark Reynolds had an awesome month in April, but he has had a hard time since May 1st.� Since May 1st, Reynolds has played in 37 games for the Indians in which he is 25 of 126 (.198 avg) with 14 runs scored, 5 homers, 19 RBIs and 1 stolen [...]

June 10, 2013 9:31 am read more

The Cleveland Indians place Zach McAllister on the D.L.

The Indians have placed 25-year old righty starting pitcher Zach McAllister on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 3rd, due to a sprained right middle finger.� McAllister has pitched in 11 games (all starts) for the Indians so far this year and he is 4-5 with a 3.43 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP.� The [...]

June 8, 2013 2:48 pm read more