When Cleveland Sports update came to you last week, playoff baseball and a bright new future for the Cleveland Browns was at hand.
Then, over the course of about 24 hours, the playoffs were over already and Brian Hoyer had torn his ACL.
Sounds about right. This is Cleveland, after all.
It is not easy being a sports fan in Cleveland. The mainstream sports media often ignore the city and, when it do pay attention, it often is not positive. The focus is largely on how bad the teams are or how long it has been since any of them won a championship. Even when things go well – like when Terry Francona was hired about a year ago – the reaction is more surprise. (Why would anyone actually choose to go to Cleveland?)
Not that anyone should really care. Based on how the mainstream media make me feel about the New York Yankees or the Boston Red Sox, I am glad Cleveland is often left out of the spotlight. I would much rather follow the underdogs fighting the giants than root for Goliath. Read More…
From Daily Kent Stater, October 9, 2013