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  1. Sixteen painful moments in Cleveland sports history

    Mark Winegardner

    In ESPN The Magazine, Mark Winegardner explains what SportsNation voters got right, in picking off the most painful moments in Cleveland sports history, and what you all got oh so wrong.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  2. Top 10 lineups in MLB history

    Buster Olney

    Today, we rank the 10 best lineups in history -- and this has nothing to do with defense or pitching or nicknames. It's all about pure offensive dominance. 1. 1931 New York Yankees The 1927 Yankees have the best nickname in history,...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  3. Top 10 lineups in baseball history - MLB

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 lineups in history, starting with a Yankees lineup from more than 80 years ago. (Though it's not the one that you think.)

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2013
  4. Matt Cain threw perfect game and, surprise, Brian Runge was there...

    Buster Olney

    Umpire Brian Runge worked third base for Matt Cain's perfect game, and it's almost becoming comical now -- Runge has worked three no-hitters this season. As Buster Olney writes, his team has earned a new nickname.

    Blog | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  5. Rain postpones White Sox at Indians

    Rain postpones White Sox at Indians

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 23, 2011
  6. New York Yankees' Freddy Garcia re-earning his nickname -- The Ch...

    Andrew Marchand

    It might be time to resurrect Freddy Garcia's nickname -- The Chief.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2011
  7. Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller, 92, dies of leukemia

    Blessed with a right arm that earned the Iowa farmboy the nickname "Rapid Robert" and made him one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history, Bob Feller died Wednesday night. He was 92.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  8. Coors Field, Petco Park top list of hitter- and pitcher-friendly ...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft analyzes the effect every Major League ballpark has on the offense, paying special attention to the newest parks in the league.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2010
  9. Former major league manager Bobby "Mr. Baseball" Bragan dies

    Richard Durrett

    Bobby Bragan, a former major league manager dubbed "Mr. Baseball" for his decades of dedication to the game, has died.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  10. Governor wants to keep teams in Florida for spring training

    Gov. Charlie Crist called on Mr. October to help keep baseball in Florida each February and March.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2008
  11. Activist Bellecourt, opponent of 'Indian' mascots, dead at 75

    Vernon Bellecourt, a longtime leader of the American Indian Movement who fought against the use of American Indian nicknames for sports teams, died Saturday his brother said. He was 75.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2007
  12. Around the Grapefruit League

    Around the Grapefruit League.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2007
  13. 'Strikeout Guy' lives up to new nickname

    Mark Mulder struck out 11 and pitched into the eighth inning of his 14th victory, and the host A's scored five runs in the final two innings of a 6-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | July 29, 2003
  14. Indians editing history of name

    CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Indians are rewriting the history of their nickname a little bit this year. The team plans a slight change in its 2000 media guide in the section about the origin of the nickname "Indians." For more than 30 years, the team...

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2000