The View Beyond Pluto Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto and WKSU Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz love to talk Northeast Ohio sports, usually much more than can fit into our regular Wednesday slot. Every week, catch up what more Amanda and Terry are talking about from the headlines and beyond in The View Beyond Pluto.
The View Beyond Pluto

The View Beyond Pluto

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Cleveland Plain Dealer sports writer Terry Pluto and WKSU Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz love to talk Northeast Ohio sports, usually much more than can fit into our regular Wednesday slot. Every week, catch up what more Amanda and Terry are talking about from the headlines and beyond in The View Beyond Pluto.

Most Recent Episodes

The View Beyond Pluto: Browns Fans Get a Message from Mayfield

The Browns are building momentum. At 5-7-1, they still have a slim chance of making the playoffs. And, while that's unlikely this season, rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield is giving fans reason to believe. But, Mayfield had a message to fans after Sunday's win over the Carolina Panthers: Show up to the last home game against the Bengals in two weeks. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says it's hard for fans to relate to that sentiment, because Mayfield wasn't around when the team went 1-31 with just

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Baker Mayfields's First 'Rookie Game' Was Actually One of His Best

Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield had his first bad game as a rookie last weekend. Cleveland lost to the Houston Texans, 29-13. Mayfield threw three interceptions in the first half and completed just five passes for 46 yards. "He's just running around and firing it into the end zone and praying. And there's a Browns guy surrounded by what seemed like 47 defenders," WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto said. Making adjustments Pluto said it's how Mayfield adjusted in the second half that

The View Beyond Pluto: Why Baker Mayfields's First 'Rookie Game' Was Actually One of His Best

The View Beyond Pluto: Baker Mayfield vs. Deshaun Watson is One to Watch Sunday

The Browns have their first two-game win streak since 2014. Their win last Sunday over the Bengals also ended a 25-game road losing streak. Now, the team faces a tough challenge. They head to Houston to take on the Texans, who are on a winning streak of their own - eight straight games. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says Houston has one of the best young quarterbacks in the NFL, Deshaun Watson. "He was drafted No. 12 in the 2017 draft. The Browns had the chance to take him. Instead they traded

The View Beyond Pluto: Baker Mayfield vs. Deshaun Watson is One to Watch Sunday

The View Beyond Pluto: Two Bad Streaks the Browns Can End in Cincinnati

The Browns return from their bye week with a big game this Sunday on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals. WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says the team has a chance to build on its convincing win over Atlanta two weeks ago and end two bad streaks: 1. The Browns haven't won two games in a row since 2014. 2. The Browns haven't won a game on the road since 2015. Dorsey's Influence Pluto says the mindset has shifted with General Manager John Dorsey. "He's been in the NFL for 26 years.

The View Beyond Pluto: Two Bad Streaks the Browns Can End in Cincinnati

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Are Set To Make Their First Offseason Moves

The Indians are getting set to make some big changes in the offseason. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto said he got some inside information about what the team is planning to do first. The team has more than five players who are now free agents, and it's likely that most of them will be gone. So, the team will be looking for players without breaking the bank. Yandy and the infield Enter Yandy Diaz, who Pluto says will likely be named the team's permanent third baseman. He'll replace free agent Josh

The View Beyond Pluto: The Indians Are Set To Make Their First Offseason Moves

The View Beyond Pluto: Pro Football is Fun Again in Cleveland

The Cleveland Browns bounced back from their week 4 loss against the Oakland Raiders with a big win against the Baltimore Ravens. With a record of 2-2-1, every game has been a close call , and WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says that's exactly what's making it fun for Browns fans. The Browns, coming off an 0-16 season, haven't lost in their division. They tied with the Steelers in week 1 and beat the Ravens, 12-9, this past week. And, every other game this season has been close, so the team could

The View Beyond Pluto: Who To Blame For The Browns Losing Close Games

A quarter of the season down, the Browns have already drastically improved from last year with a record of 1-2-1. Still, WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says the team doesn't know how to win close games. The Browns' week four 45-42 overtime loss to Oakland was the second game the team has lost this season by fewer than three points. And, it's becoming a bad pattern. "Right now the Browns are 1-9-1 in games decided by three or fewer points," Pluto says. The players Pluto assesses the players,

The View Beyond Pluto: Who To Blame For The Browns Losing Close Games

The View Beyond Pluto: LeBron-less Cavs Have Sights on the Playoffs

The Cavs began training camp this week on a much different tone. There is no LeBron James, who left in the off season for the L.A. Lakers. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto chimed in on what the atmosphere for the Cleveland basketball team is like so far this year. There are mixed feelings of excitement and uncertainty with the Cavs because no one on the team, except for power-forward Tristan Thompson, knows what the team will be like without LeBron. And fans are worried that this year may not be

The View Beyond Pluto: The Patriots Are Taking a Chance on Josh Gordon

After five seasons and playing just 11 games, the Josh Gordon saga is over in Cleveland. The Browns have traded Gordon to the New England Patriots. The team had been patient with Gordon, whose battle with addiction has kept him sidelined for the bulk of his career. WKSU commentator Terry Pluto explored why New England is taking a chance on the troubled athlete. A Need for a Quarterback Terry Pluto said the Patriots are in desperate need of a wide receiver and when Josh Gordon is on the field, he

The View Beyond Pluto: The Patriots Are Taking a Chance on Josh Gordon

The View Beyond Pluto: What's in a Calf? Maybe the Indians Playoff Hopes

The latest controversy for MLB teams and analysts seems to come from an unlikely place: Indians third baseman Josh Donaldson's calf injury. Teams like the Yankees and the Red Sox are reportedly upset that Donaldson came to Cleveland and was put on the disabled list again. But WKSU sports commentator Terry Pluto says those teams should quit complaining about the trade because the Indians are taking a gamble on Donaldson. The Indians have a history with players who have calf muscle troubles.

The View Beyond Pluto: What's in a Calf? Maybe the Indians Playoff Hopes

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