Les Levine write about Sports for the Cleveland Jewish News. Follow Les on Twitter @LesLevine.
Every time Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has had a coaching search – and that feels like it happens every year – fans think the head coaching job is one everyone would love to have.
What was Cleveland Browns General Manager John Dorsey thinking when he allowed coach Freddie Kitchens to keep play calling as part of his job description when he named him head coach of the Browns? As a result, both are now gone from the organization.
As another decade ended, a friend asked me what are the most exciting sporting events I have attended either as a fan or a member of the media. I started thinking about it and the overwhelming thought that came to mind is I have been very lucky to have made a living doing pretty much what I …
Most Cleveland fans would agree the best decade for the Indians started in the strike-shortened season of 1994. Despite not winning it all, they got to the World Series, losing in six games to the Atlanta Braves in 1995 and in seven games to the Florida Marlins in 1997.
I think it is fair to assume that many Cleveland Browns fans bought a bill of goods in thinking the team would be contention deep into December with a chance to make the playoffs. They, present company included, looked at the schedule and thought it was doable. After all, Pittsburgh lost Big Ben Roethlisberger for the season with an elbow injury, Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson didn’t look like the most valuable player he has turned out to be, and Cincinnati was Cincinnati.
On the night the Cleveland Browns won their third game of the season, the Cleveland Cavaliers quietly won their fourth game of the season, 108-87, over the hapless New York Knicks.
Once again the Cleveland Browns have returned as the most dysfunctional team in the NFL. And it happened quickly, starting in the middle of last week when quarterback Baker Mayfield unloaded on reporter Tony Grossi, whose only sin in Mayfield’s eyes, is that Grossi didn’t like drafting Mayfi…
Browns General Manager John Dorsey has been given a pass for the most part, since he took over the reins of the franchise. Quarterback Baker Mayfield’s performance last year bought him plenty of time, along with the firing of Hue Jackson.