Historical Context: Sports, the Coronavirus and What Looms Next

The year is 1918. At this point in our history, World War I has waged on in Europe for four years. Individuals destined for myriad versions of fame, such as actress Rita Hayworth, businessman and founder of Wal-Mart Sam Walton, and historical and inspirational leader Nelson Mandela are born. The now world-famous Cleveland Orchestra isContinue reading “Historical Context: Sports, the Coronavirus and What Looms Next”

Cavs and Bickerstaff Are the Best Opportunity for Each Other

Well, we can’t say it hasn’t gotten off to a good start. After the not so shocking, yet still abrupt dismissal of Cavaliers Head Coach John Beilein over the course of the All-Star break, the Cavaliers were back in action last night for the first time in a week. They prevailed with a 113-108 victoryContinue reading “Cavs and Bickerstaff Are the Best Opportunity for Each Other”

MLB Caps off a Disappointing Off-Season with Questionable Rule Changes and Proposals

With the one exception of the Houston Astros organization still appearing classless, its been a week of change for Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, the league announced the full brunt of rule changes that will be a part of play for this coming season. They are, in to particular order: The 25-man roster is nowContinue reading “MLB Caps off a Disappointing Off-Season with Questionable Rule Changes and Proposals”

Digging Slightly Deeper on What’s the “Right Thing” for the Indians- Lindor Part 2

Last week, I spoke on the potential for the Cleveland Indians and Francisco Lindor to come to agreement on a contract extension and what such an extension would look like. At the time, I reached the conclusion that there might be a number out there that is both a reasonable possibility for the Tribe asContinue reading “Digging Slightly Deeper on What’s the “Right Thing” for the Indians- Lindor Part 2″

(Relatively) Instant Trade Reaction: Cavs Acquire Andre Drummond

It might not be the biggest news of the day, but the Cleveland Cavaliers’ trade deadline acquisition of Andre Drummond is definitely among the most perplexing of today’s deals. As the deadline has come and gone at 3 PM we can now take a full look at this transaction and try to make sense ofContinue reading “(Relatively) Instant Trade Reaction: Cavs Acquire Andre Drummond”

Digging Slightly Deeper on What’s the “Right Thing” for Francisco Lindor: Part 1

Its been the biggest story of the Cleveland Indians off-season and really one of the biggest in the entirety of Major League Baseball. Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor will come into his fifth full Major League season this year and will do so without a long-term contract. This past January, Lindor agreed to a $17.5Continue reading “Digging Slightly Deeper on What’s the “Right Thing” for Francisco Lindor: Part 1″

9 Possible Kevin Love Destinations- A Ranking

The trade deadline now fast approaches following a Cavaliers’ victory on Monday night against the Detroit Pistons from Little Caesar’s Arena in Detroit. The Cavaliers move to 13-34 following the win and sit tied for 13th in the Eastern Conference with the New York Knicks. They are well on their way to second consecutive yearContinue reading “9 Possible Kevin Love Destinations- A Ranking”

A Post About Kobe Bryant’s Death from the Perspective of a Shocked and Devastated Sports Fan

I’ve been prepping a post about trade possibilities for Kevin Love as the trade deadline approaches… forgive me. I don’t feel like writing it anymore right now. Kobe Bryant is dead today at age 41. He and his 13 year old daughter Gianna were in a helicopter crash this morning. Tragically, Gianna has passed awayContinue reading “A Post About Kobe Bryant’s Death from the Perspective of a Shocked and Devastated Sports Fan”

An Update on MLB Sign-Stealing and Why Alex Cora (and Fans) Should Be Worried

The Houston Astros may have become the poster children for illegal sign-stealing, but they definitely weren’t the first or only perpetrators. When official news broke about their illegal use of a center field camera and a garbage can, we already also knew about a previous scheme that the Boston Red Sox ran using an AppleContinue reading “An Update on MLB Sign-Stealing and Why Alex Cora (and Fans) Should Be Worried”

AD Declines Extension: 5 Choices for Anthony Davis’s Future With (or Without) Lakers

30-7 record. Currently the top seed in the NBA’s Western Conference. Playing with the best player in the world. Sunny, glamorous Los Angeles, California. Lakers Power Forward Anthony Davis has all of that and more going for him. Yet yesterday, Yahoo reported that Davis will test free agency this off-season rather than take the maxContinue reading “AD Declines Extension: 5 Choices for Anthony Davis’s Future With (or Without) Lakers”