Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA is only ~135 miles southeast of Cleveland.  A mere two hour drive.  A hop-skip-and-a-jump, really.  So why is it so many Clevelanders never utter the city’s name, let alone visit it? The answer to this question seems as complicated as landing a great quarterback from the NFL draft.  Yes, apparently much of this […]

Cleveland Cavaliers and Indians

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhD What:  Cleveland Cavaliers and Indians Where:  Cleveland! Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the Cleveland Cavaliers just won the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship in Game 7 on Sunday (Figure 1).  This is huge.  As I wrote last year, Cleveland is a city that has […]

Cleveland Cavaliers (All In!)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhDWhat:  The Cleveland Cavaliers (All In!)Where:  Cleveland, OH Have I seen the Cleveland Cavaliers (“Cavs”) play at the Quicken Loans Arena in person? No, not yet. Does that stop me from being excited about the 2015 National Basketball Association (NBA) championship series?   Hell to the no!The excitement is everywhere. I see […]