Cleveland bicycle couriers didn't bring home any trophies from the Cycle Messenger World Championships in Philadelphia, but they enjoyed a weekend of bike messenger brotherly love. Though they didn't qualify for the finals, some came close, and they partied, ate cheesesteak, and saw the sights. Now messenger Andrew McIntyre and friends are planning a Clevo race for early November -- an alley-cat scramble through Saturday night downtown traffic.
Nearly an hour into the Tribe's Sunday rain delay, the Jacobs Field JumboTron tuned in to the Browns-Bengals game, instantly rendering the sullen crowd a waterlogged Dawg Pound. Indians spokesman Bob DiBiasio admits that efforts to keep fans interested were stepped up as weather prospects declined. "We were trying to entertain fans with information from the weather service, but when we saw their radar showed it was gonna rain for a long time, we figured our job is to entertain," says DiBiasio, who disagrees that the Browns kept more fans in the park than a typical rain delay would have. Must be coincidence that the Tribe game was nixed after three hours -- about the same time the clock hit 00:00 in the Browns' win.
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