CLEVELAND – To honor those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings, the Cleveland Indians will open the game against the Red Sox with a moment of silence. The flag at Progressive Field will also be flown at half-staff to honor those who were injured and lost their lives in the terror attacks Monday. “The entire […]

CLEVELAND, OH – It was a dominating performance, the Browns overwhelmed the Kansas City Chiefs, and Browns fans watched as young players like Brandon Weeden and Josh Gordon took another step in the development process. It was a third straight win for the Browns and a fifth win in their last eight games. “I don’t […]

CLEVELAND – Early Tuesday morning, a letter was posted on the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s website describing a Pittsburgh Steelers fan’s less-than-welcoming experience in Cleveland leading up to Sunday’s Browns-Steelers game. Cindy Witner, of McKees Rocks, Pa., explains in the letter that leading up to her trip, numerous people described Browns fans as mean and warned […]

CLEVELAND, OH – It is another Monday moaning of missed opportunity for Browns fans.  Fans furious with a controversial fourth down call late in the game by head coach Pat Shurmur that resulted with an incomplete pass that basically ended the game.  Fans are upset with the play calling that resulted in five field goals, instead of touchdowns. […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) -The Cleveland Heights school district has stated that the Cleveland Heights High football team will be in the playoffs. Today in court, the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School district prevailed on a motion for a temporary restraining order against the Ohio High School Athletic Association, OHSAA that vaults the Tiger football […]

CLEVELAND – Friday night high school football is a staple in the lives of many people across northeast Ohio. It’s almost a rite of passage for some young teens. But one doctor is saying it’s too dangerous and should be banned. Dr. Paul Butler, a school board member in Dover, N.H. and former high school […]

  CLEVELAND – The Browns dropped the ball Sunday. Not trying to use the cliché idiom – just stating the literal. Take whatever else from it you may. Cornerback Dimitri Patterson dropped Ryan Fitzpatrick’s pass that wasn’t intended for him but may as well have been. Hold on and it looked like a surefire pick […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two of the nation’s top Division II HBCU football programs will do battle in the 2012 Cleveland Classic at Cleveland Browns Stadium on Saturday. Winston-Salem State University and Morehouse College, ranked nos. 1 & 2, respectively, in the latest Heritage Sports Radio Network HBCU Division II national poll, will meet for […]

C3H4E1A1T1E1R1. It’s a 12-point word if you played it in SCRABBLE. But now it’s a word that’s bringing a bit of shame and heckling after one of the top youth players in the country was kicked out of the National SCRABBLE Championship Tournament on Wednesday for cheating, according to John D. Williams Jr., the executive […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The following media statement was issued by Rock Ohio Caesars regarding its approval for a gaming operator license Wednesday. The statement is attributable to Matt Cullen, president and chief executive officer of Rock Gaming LLC, and John Payne, president of Enterprise Shared Services for Caesars Entertainment: “We are delighted to accept […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) - The Ohio State Buckeyes advanced with a huge 81-66 win. It was a sweet, sweet sixteen victory for the Buckeyes Thursday night over Cincinnati. Ohio State's season ended in the sweet sixteen the past two seasons, but this year, they are rolling into the ‘Elite Eight.'

Not being entirely sober is certainly one way to raise the stakes on "Wheel of Fortune." It turns out the game show's longtime host Pat Sajak, who's been with the show since 1981, would sometimes head out for drinks with Vanna White while on a break from taping. As he explained in a recent interview on "Dan Le Batard is Highly Questionable," when he first started - "and was much younger and could tolerate those things," Sajak said - the show was somewhat of a snooze. Read more: