Category Archives: Sports

Cleveland Baseball Team Naming Rights

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Want to buy naming rights to the Cleveland baseball team?

First the commissioner banished the Indians veteran cartoon mascot Chief Wahoo. Now this.

The Indians are clearing payroll in a big way and yesterday they announced they will give up their name. But not until after the 2021 season. Maybe they couldn’t afford new jerseys.

 

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Decisions, Decisions for the Big 10

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More decisions for the Big 10.

The Ohio State-Michigan game won’t be played for the first time since 1917. Then it was WW I. Now it’s Covid 19.

The Big Ten announced a schedule in August but cancelled the season five days later. But then it noticed everybody else was playing so it reversed course.

They Buckeyes have only played five games and they’re undefeated. But the conference required a minimum of six games to qualify for the Big 10 championship.

No problem, the league decided to change that rule too. Ohio State will play Northwestern on Dec. 19 for the Big 10 championship.

It’s all very upsetting to Dabo Swinney.

NBA DRAFTED REAL PLAYERS

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Well, it turns out the NBA drafted real players after all on Wednesday. Now the question is can they put real fans in the seats next season.

Georgia’s on Everybody’s Mind This Week

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Georgia’s on everybody’s mind this week. Biden beat Trump by a nose and they’re doing a recount by hand. There’s also the runoff for two U.S. Senate Seats, with Mitch McConnell’s leadership hanging in the balance.

Meanwhile, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s General Sherman act wasn’t helpful. But it still looks like a lost cause for Donald Trump.

Oh, and the Masters is being played in November. Must be 2020.

NBA Title mostly watched by Cardboard Cutouts

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Lebron won his fourth NBA title but nobody saw it. Well, not exactly nobody – in addition to the cardboard cutouts, 8.29 million breathing people watched on ABC. But that was 57.6% drop in viewership since LeBron’s last NBA Finals performance with the Cavs in 2018 .

Commissioner Adan Silver seemed to think that another area where LeBron execells, social justice messaging, had something to do with it. So next season the players will be asked to message on their own time.