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WATCH: Father Gets Emotional Watching His Son's First Spring Training At-Bat

Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Recently, Cleveland Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton was watching one of the team's Spring Training games against...

Indians Reliever Submits Perfect Oscar Predictions

Posted 03.03.2014 | Sports

Cleveland Indians reliever John Axford knows his films (he has a film degree from Notre Dame) and he certainly knows the Oscars. A year after getting ...

The Baltimore Orioles Are a Good Fit for Ubaldo Jimenez

Ben Berkon | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

It took until mid-February, but Ubaldo Jimenez, one of the better starting pitchers on the free-agent market, has finally put pen to paper.

Passing the Hot Potato on Indian Mascots

Lawrence Shulruff | Posted 02.16.2014 | Comedy
Lawrence Shulruff

Despite what many consider to be a racist, degrading, insulting and out-of-date mascot, the Washington Redskins football team refuses to change the team's name. No need to penalize the home team. I've come up with the perfect replacement.

Sports Teams: Why Majority Doesn't Make the Rules

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Abraham H. Foxman

Today, offensive caricatures are no longer prevalent, public figures cannot utter ethnic slurs without repercussions, and numerous college sports teams have moved away from names that evoke negative stereotypes. And yet, a vestige of that insensitive tradition remains.

SERIOUSLY? Indians Fans Wear Redface At Playoff Game

Posted 10.03.2013 | Sports

Three Indians fans at Progressive Field in Cleveland on Wednesday night reminded everyone that the Washington Redskins aren't the only professional sp...

WATCH: Fan Throws Cup At Rays Outfielder

Posted 10.03.2013 | Sports

Watch out! Rays left fielder David DeJesus was nearly hit with a flying beverage cup while catching a fly ball in foul territory in the bottom of ...

Cobb, Rays Top Indians

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND -- CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Cobb dodged trouble for nearly seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays pitched their way to another must-have win on...

Nana's Reflections on The Cleveland Indians

Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP | Posted 12.02.2013 | Sports
Lori Stevic-Rust, Ph.D. ABPP

I recognize that in some cities a baseball wild card game may create a bit of interest but real buzz doesn't usually occur until a team advances. However, here in Cleveland Ohio, a wild card game is not just a game.

Low-Spending Teams Crash MLB Playoffs

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Hey big spenders! Baseball's playoffs are no longer your exclusive playground. Pittsburgh, 26th among the 30 teams wi...

Indians Clinch Wild Card

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 11.29.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS — As he dived through the clubhouse on a makeshift slip-and-slide drenched with beer and champagne, a euphoric Nick Swisher could on...

Sox Lose 14th Straight To Indians

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 09.26.2013 | Chicago

CLEVELAND -- On another dreary night, there was finally some good news for the White Sox: They're done playing the Indians. With Paul Konerko out of ...

Latest MLB Playoff Picture

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers won their third straight AL Central title and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched a tie for their first NL Central ...

White Sox Lose On Giambi's Walk-Off

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 09.25.2013 | Chicago

CLEVELAND -- CLEVELAND (AP) — The White Sox needed just one out: a lazy fly ball, three strikes, a line drive into someone's glove to end a long los...

WATCH: Jason Giambi Crushes Walk-Off Homer

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.25.2013 | Sports

Jason Giambi had Cleveland rocking on Tuesday night with a walk-off home run that produced another dramatic win and moved the Indians closer to an imp...

Latest AL Wild Card Standings

Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

With six teams vying for just two Wild Card berths in the American League playoffs, there is plenty of meaningful baseball left in September. The ...

Mariano Rivera Was Not Perfect, But He Was Resilient

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Nobody, even the great Mariano Rivera, is perfect. Great athletes must be able to bounce back from defeat; and Rivera proved over and over he was able to do this.

MLB Playoff Race Is On

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports

It was a good night for Tampa Bay and Kansas City in the AL wild-card race. Meanwhile, the Texas Rangers are falling fast and the NL Central remains t...

White Sox Drop 10th Straight To Indians

AP | JOHN JACKSON | Posted 11.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Cleveland Indians certainly have worn down the White Sox this season. Chicago starter Hector Santiago says the latest loss, however, ha...

Indians' Home Runs Grant Young Fan Wish

AP | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — An 8-year-old Cleveland Indians fan with cerebral palsy had a wish straight out of Hollywood: He asked two of his favorite players ...

Daisuke Cut

AP | By TOM WITHERS | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have released Japanese right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka. He is now a free agent. The right-hander spent th...

HIGHLIGHTS: Twins Rookie Follows Stellar Debut With Dominant Performance

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- Andrew Albers threw a two-hitter in his second career start and the Minnesota Twins backed him with a pair of home runs to beat the Cle...

WATCH: Miggy Trips Over Third, Tips Cap

Posted 08.09.2013 | Sports

Tigers' slugger Miguel Cabrera currently owns the highest batting average in Major League Baseball. He also possesses a well-documented sense of humor...

Slugger Could Be Done In Cleveland

AP | TOM WITHERS | Posted 10.08.2013 | Sports

CLEVELAND — The Indians are expected to designate struggling slugger Mark Reynolds for assignment. Reynolds, who signed a one-year, $6 million ...

WATCH: Fan Catch Of The Year?

Posted 08.08.2013 | Sports

A fan at a minor league baseball on Wednesday made an amazing catch that almost took a horrible turn when he collided with the fence nearby. The Sing...