The View From Pluto: Tom Hamilton Frick award finalist
The voice of the Cleveland Indians may soon be honored in Cooperstown. Tom Hamilton is a finalist for the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award, presented to a broadcaster for major contributions to baseball. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says Cleveland fans have been hearing Hamilton on the radio for 30 years.
The Browns have a chance on Sunday to sweep the Pittsburgh Steelers for the first time in 31 years. But hanging over the rematch is the aftermath of the ugly brawl at the end of their last meeting two weeks ago. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto puts it in perspective.
In a move that could make some Buckeye and Wolverine football fans recoil in fear and disgust, the two school’s journalism programs are teaming up during rivalry week to co-produce a newspaper section.
Cleveland Browns player Myles Garrett will learn his fate with the NFL Wednesday. Garrett is appealing his indefinite suspension after an ugly brawl at the end of last week’s game against the Steelers. He ripped the helmet off of quarterback Mason Rudolph and used it to hit Rudolph over the head. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto said Garrett will be asking the league to reduce the suspension.
High school football fans spent the weekend taking in playoff games in Ohio. At Nordonia’s Boliantz Stadium, people were also talking about the violent end of Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game, and its possible impact on the game and student athletes.