Anthony Lima | 92.3 The Fan


Mornings 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. on Sports Radio 92.3 The Fan

– A Chesterland native, Anthony is a 10-year veteran of the sports media world, along with radio duties at 92.3 The Fan, he has appeared on local, regional and national television while covering sports along and broadcasting numerous events by doing play-by-play and offering sideline reporting for sporting events. Anthony has also been a frequent contributor to More Sports & Les Levine as a guest and as a guest-host, and has worked as a sports and news anchor on Cleveland’s CBS-TV affiliate Cleveland 19.

Anthony came back home in 2011 to help launch The Fan, coming from YNN TV in Syracuse, NY, where he served as a TV reporter and anchor for two years and also filled-in frequently as a talk show host on the all-sports radio station TheScore1260. Before that, Anthony worked in Parkersburg, WV as a reporter and anchor at WTAP TV. Anthony has covered many big events, including the NCAA Basketball Tournament, The Big East Basketball Tournament, The Daytona 500, along with every high school sporting event one can imagine.

During his youth, Anthony was a fixture on the local radio scene in Cleveland, calling various shows under the moniker “SportsBoy Tony.” He attended college at The Ohio State University earning a duel major in Public Affairs Journalism and Political Science, and later went on to obtain his Masters in broadcasting at Syracuse University’s prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public communication. At Ohio State, he covered the state-wide political scene for the then-largest student newspaper in the country The Lantern.

You can send your carefully-crafted hate mail to Anthony on Twitter @SportsBoyTony and on e-mail

A Cleveland Browns fan expresses their disappointment with the team during the second half against the Cincinnati Bengals at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Assault On The Media: What 0-14 Has Done To The Fan Base

I’ll attempt to explain the rift I’ve seen play out every day these last few months between the fans and the media as simply as I can.

92.3 The Fan–12/19/2016

COLUMBUS- NOVEMBER 23:  Maurice Clarett #13 of Ohio State runs against Michigan on November 23, 2002 at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.  Ohio State won the game  14-9.  (Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Getty Images)

Not Just a Game, THE Game

The Game is once again the biggest football game in the country. A win means superiority over your rival and celebration. A loss is sheer devastation. Just the way Woody and Bo would have wanted it.

92.3 The Fan–11/21/2016

Manager Terry Francona #17 of the Cleveland Indians takes the ball from starting pitcher Trevor Bauer #47 taking him out of the game against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the seventh inning at Coliseum on August 2, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Bauer’s Drone Incident Could Be Strike Three With Fans

Somehow in the last few months, the position of “Indians Starting Pitcher” has become more endangered than “Cleveland Browns Quarterback,” as the team’s exciting close to the season and start to their playoff run has simultaneously endured despite a rash of injuries to the rotation, begging the question: When will it catch up to them?

92.3 The Fan–10/14/2016

CLEVELAND, OH -  JUNE 19: Fans react during player introductions at the Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Game Seven watch party at Quicken Loans Arena on June 19, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Playoff Fervor Sparks Debate: How Loud Has It Been?

Just how loud has it been in Cleveland sports and what in the world would an AFC Championship win by the Browns and a subsequent Super Bowl berth sound like?

92.3 The Fan–10/07/2016

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 26: Cleveland Indians player celebrate clinching the Central Division Championship after defeating the Detroit Tigers 7-4 at Comerica Park on September 26, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Put A Cork In It, The Bigger Celebration Awaits

We are less than a week away from launching into the most spectacular, yet arbitrary, of all post-seasons with the Indians’ 68-year drought at stake.

92.3 The Fan–09/29/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 22: LeBron James #23 Kevin Love #0 and Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers walk off the court during a time out during the first half against the Toronto Raptors at Quicken Loans Arena on November 22, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Cavs 2016-17 Season: Bang the Over

So what would it take the Cavs to bypass the 57-win threshold? First and foremost, they have to learn to win without LeBron James.

92.3 The Fan–09/23/2016

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 12:  Head coach Hue Jackson of the Cleveland Browns looks to the scoreboard in the third quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 12, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Hue Jackson’s First Mistake Hopefully Not A Sign of Things to Come

This head coach came to Cleveland peddling a much different message than his failed predecessors.

92.3 The Fan–09/16/2016

(photo credit CBS Radio)

PICS: Anthony Lima At Bar Louie W 6th Street – September 14, 2016

Anthony Lima and the 92.3 The Fan street team were hanging out at Bar Louie on W 6th

92.3 The Fan–09/15/2016

(photo credit Ben Fontana/CBS Radio Cleveland)

From My Old Zenith TV To Cleveland, Ohio – A Strange UFC Odyssey

My mouth did get me into about 11 fights in high school and college (unofficial record of 3-6-2). But I had no real attachment to MMA other than watching those early PPVs for the fledgling sport.

92.3 The Fan–09/07/2016

CLEVELAND, OH - (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Will You Be Taking A “Browns Vacation?”: Anthony Lima Column

The times are a changin’. On the air in recent weeks I have used the term “Browns vacation” to describe the relationship many of you might have with the team this season. Some have taken it to be negative connotation

92.3 The Fan–08/31/2016


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