Archive | September 2014

Tribe 2014 Disappointment Shouldn’t Damper 2015 Hopes

Originally Posted To WahoosOnFirst.com

One of my favorite sports talk show gimmicks is when the hosts go through an NFL team’s schedule and say with certainty months in advance which games the team will win and lose. The Browns play Tampa Bay at home Week Nine? THAT’S A WIN. The next week they face Cincinnati on the road? OH THAT’S A TOUGH GAME THEY’LL PROBABLY LOSE THAT ONE. It’s a great way for people to delude themselves into thinking season after season that the Browns will go 9-7 and fight for a playoff spot.

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Mickey Callaway, Danny Salazar, And Coachability

Originally Posted To WahoosOnFirst.com

Baseball fans love a good narrative. Narratives offer an explanation. They explain things that we may not have expected. They give reason to the unreasonable; even if the reasons only offer a small portion of the story.

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