“But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

“But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

What: Coverage of the last Cleveland Browns game in 1995 before they moved to Baltimore When: December 17, 1995 Where: Cleveland, OH Who: WJW Channel 8, home of former weatherman and noted animal liker Dick Goddard My personal experience: I have a strange relationship with the Browns moving. I was 9 at the time so … Continue reading “But you know what we’ll get another team and go to the Super Bowl before Art Modell does.” WJW coverage of the 1995 Cleveland Browns last game

“The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)

“The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)

The Internet has reduced my attention span to that of a gnat (Nicholas Carr wrote an interesting book a few years back about how the Internet rewires our brains, BUT OO LOOK SPORTZ). It takes me multiple sittings to get through any longform article as I get easily distracted by the world wide web's never ending … Continue reading “The Trainer is from your Cleveland Cavaliers, Gary Briggs!”: 1997 NBA All-Star Introductions (Part Two)

“Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

“Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

WHAT: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions - Western Conference WHEN: February 9, 1997 WHERE: Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio WHO: The world's finest professional basketball players convene for their annual exhibition of DUNKZ MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE: You know those awesomely cool people sportscasters reference during a game when they say "If you're scoring at home"? That was me.....and depending … Continue reading “Unable to participate and not here today, from the Los Angeles Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal”: 1997 NBA All-Star Game Introductions (Part One)

“This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship

“This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship

For the first look back I have actually chosen a moment that just barely comes in under the wire of the decade: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole meltdown at the 1999 Open (Don’t call it the British Open or so help me you will be attacked with tweed jackets and newsboy caps) Championship. For … Continue reading “This is really, this is uh, this is so, so, so, so, so sad”: Jean van de Velde’s 18th hole at the 1999 Open Championship