LeBron James Needs To LeGo if He Wants To Win a Ring

May 14th, 2010 by Greg Eno Leave a reply »
When Jim Brown, pound-for-pound the best running back in the history of the world, retired at age 29 from the NFL’s Browns, just one year removed from a league championship, the city of Cleveland should have known it was in for it.

Forty-five years later, it’s not getting any better in Cleveland.

Ahh, Cleveland. The Mistake by the Lake. A city that exists so that we in Detroit have something to make fun of.

Cleveland, where none of the pro sports teams have won a championship since Brown’s Browns in 1964.

Cleveland, where the teams are either God awful or very good—until the playoffs roll around. Then they turn God awful again.

Cleveland, where it’s always cloudy. A city with the charm of Freddie Krueger and the culture of yogurt.

Save the e-mails and nasty comments. I’ve been to Cleveland. It’s a great city, if you need to spend a weekend but only have a couple of hours.

It wouldn’t be such a bad place to hang your hat if the teams won every now and again. Kind of like having a chaser to go with your NyQuil.

Since ‘64, Cleveland has ...

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