West, Posey return to campus as James thrives

By: Nick McGill ~Sports Editor~ As Xavier grads David West and James Posey returned to campus and superstar Lebron James made an appearance in Cincinnati, Cintas Center was the place to be as thousands of basketball fans filed into their seats to watch the NBA preseason matchup. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Indiana Pacers faced off on campus as part of a preseason exhibition before the season begins in late October. Professional basketball has been vacant from Cincinnati for many years. In 1957, the Royals organization was moved to Cincinnati and thrived with players like John Lucas and Oscar Robertson. … Continue reading West, Posey return to campus as James thrives

Cleveland Browns establish winning ways

By: Ryan O’Toole ~Staff Writer~ Times are changing in Cleveland, and the rest of the National Football League is quickly learning that the Browns are no longer the doormat of the league. After two straight weeks of impressive victories, which found Cleveland rallying from 25 points behind to beat the Tennessee Titans on the road and thrashing the Pittsburgh Steelers at home, the 3-2 Browns are competitive heading into week seven. Leading the way for the franchise is quarterback Brian Hoyer. He has shown considerable poise in pressure situations, most notably in the comeback against the Titans. Many fans were … Continue reading Cleveland Browns establish winning ways

Sports Opinion: Tribe Time in Ohio

By: Adam Tortelli ~Staff Writer~ Fresh and relaxed from a long winter break, the Cleveland Indians have resumed play as they look to build off the heartbreaking climax to their very exciting 2013 campaign. The red-hot Indians were bounced out of the playoffs by Tampa Bay in the American League’s sole Wild Card Game with a score of 4-1, putting an end to what was an unexpected 21-6 September, highlighted by finishing the season on a 10-game winning streak. The offseason was underwhelming for the Tribe, as their only big signing came in former Texas Ranger outfielder David Murphy to … Continue reading Sports Opinion: Tribe Time in Ohio