David Vranicar

Newsdesk contributor

Originally from Kansas City, David Vranicar spent three years living in China, Denmark and the Netherlands. Still, there is little he’d rather do than analyze American sports (China’s table tennis and Denmark’s handball didn’t quite cut it). His writing has appeared in various outlets, including the Kansas City Star, Deadspin, E-Commerce Times and more. For SB Nation David primarily covers the goings-on in his native Midwest. Follow him on Twitter @davidvranicar.


British Open Leaderboard 2012: Jason Dufner, Tigers Woods In Action Early

Cleveland native Jason Dufner opened the British Open with a Birdie and has himself in the Top 10 through 11 holes.

London Olympics 2012: Diver Katie Bell Beat Odds To Make It In Diving - And Life

Clintonville native and Ohio State graduate Katie Bell will compete in the 10 meter platform at the Olympics. And she's overcome a lot to get there.

London 2012 Olympics: Ohio Native Kayla Harrison Uses Judo To Overcome Abuse

Kayla Harrison, who won the 2010 World Judo Championships and is a favorite win do the same at the Olympics, has used judo to overcome sexual abuse from her former coach.

Indians Vs. Rays: Josh Tomlin Goes For Another W Over Tampa Bay

Cleveland took Game 1 of its four-game set with Tampa Bay. But with the Tigers surging, the Indians will need to keep it up stay in the thick of the AL Central race.

NBA Free Agency: 'Strong Interest' Between Jonny Flynn And Cavaliers, According To Report

Jonny Flynn continues to work out for various NBA teams, but after a Monday workout with Cleveland, there is reportedly mutual interest between the Flynn and the Cavaliers.

Cavaliers Free Agency 2012: Antawn Jamison Possibly Heading To Lakers, According To Report

Reports surfaced Monday that Antawn Jamison had signed with the Los Angeles Lakers. But the deal might not be closed just yet.

Dwight Howard Trade: Cavs Continue To Have Reservations, Bobcats And Timberwolves Ready To Step In, According To Report

The four-team trade that would send Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets and Nets center Kris Humphries to the Cleveland Cavaliers is far from a done deal, according to The Akron...

MLB Trade Rumors: Indians Interested In Carlos Quentin

With the MLB trade deadline rapidly approaching, the Cleveland Indians are among a handful of teams interested in San Diego Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin, according to CBSSports.com. According...

2012 MLB All-Star Game: Lineup, TV Schedule, Streaming And More

Futures Game, Celebrity Game and Home Run Derby now complete, the 2012 MLB All-Star Game is set for Tuesday night at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium. Fox will televise the event, and MLB.com will...

NBA Free Agency: Alexey Shved Deciding Between 3 Teams, Including Cavs

Alexey Shved, a Russian guard being targeted by the Cleveland Cavaliers, said that playing time is a key factor in deciding which NBA team he'll end up playing for, according to Russian news site...

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