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8 Things You Should Know About Cleveland

Posted at 11:50 AM on October 10, 2007 by Bob Collins

In anticipation of the big Cleveland-Boston showdown on Friday night, the Boston Globe has prepared -- for its parochial fans -- a slideshow of 8 Things You Should Know About Cleveland.

It seems pretty ridiculous, however, that #8 should point out that Manny Ramirez came up through the Cleveland system.

Surely, while acknowledging that the Red Sox fans' vaunted "knowledge of baseball" is overhyped, that can't be a secret to Red Sox fans, can it?

Boo Hoo!

Posted at 12:04 PM on October 10, 2007 by Tom Scheck

The New York Times has a story saying a radio reporter cried after the Yanks loss. I'm a little disgusted by this but not surprised. Anyone remember the Anne Hutchinson locker room celebration?

The sports media landscape is littered with announcers who openly cheer for the home team. This blog discusses some of the worst "homer announcers."

So here's my question: Should we expect these announcers to be objective or is this now a bygone era?

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