To the Cleveland Cavaliers Outsiders: Why Did Clevelanders Go So Nuts?

July 10th, 2010 by Jesse Dorsey Leave a reply »
Fans anywhere are liable to do some strange things, but for some reason sports fans in Ohio are extra-super-insanely bonkers. Basically, we're nuts.

Clevelanders bark at visiting football players, bang drums in Progressive Field, and will argue with you until they are blue in the face that the Browns can win a Super Bowl this year (that last one alone should be enough to prove my point, I have heard it from quite a few people).

I'm sure many of you saw the Thursday night debacle and the successive "Burn-LeBron-Stuff-A-Thon" and thought, "Why are these people so upset, basketball is a business," or maybe something along the lines of, "These people wonky, it's only a game."

I myself have even had my share of crazy spells and just flat out mean words toward the now usurped former King of Akron.

To those of you who are confused, and even put off by our crazy outlook on sports, you must know one thing: We Ohioans, and it seems a large part of the midwestern United States for that matter, stick with their team no matter what. I'm not saying there are no band-wagoners, but a large number are dedicated to their team through and through.

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