Cavs Preview: There’s always this year?

Sitting in Quicken Loans Arena last summer with my old man watching the Golden State Warriors celebrate an NBA title on our turf was a nightmare.

Up 2-1 heading into game four at The Q, I allowed myself to overlook the fact we were without two of the members of our big three. Subsequently denying the impact of missing both Kyrie and K-Love.

Sitting, watching, borderline crying… I realized it wasn’t our series to win. Watching LeBron do it all on the floor made me reminisce to the 2007 NBA Finals against the Spurs. A young LeBron was ready for the big stage; he simply did not have enough talent surrounding him (sorry Larry Hughes, Daniel Gibson and Sasha Pavlovic).

The burden cannot lie solely on The King’s shoulders. As great as Jordan was, lets not forget he had Pippen, Rodman and an impressive supporting cast. Therein lies the importance of health for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Continue reading “Cavs Preview: There’s always this year?”

What should the Browns do with Johnny Manziel?

Johnny Manziel’s domestic dispute with girlfriend Colleen Crowley in Avon is concerning, but not the end of the world. How he reacts in the coming months will ultimately determine his future with the Cleveland Browns.

Johnny_Manziel_2014_Browns_training_camp_(2)Before discussing what should be done with Manziel from a football standpoint, it is important to observe the 22-year-old’s current situation with couth.

Fresh off of a 10-week stint in a rehab facility, Manziel must realize “having a couple drinks” in downtown Cleveland is no minor occurrence. In an interview with USA Today, Manziel’s high school coach (with whom he lived with in the offseason) voiced his concerns with Johnny’s choice to drink. Continue reading “What should the Browns do with Johnny Manziel?”