Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 11/1/14
The last time a British man won at Wimbledon before Sunday afternoon, Neville Chamberlain hadn’t even appeased anyone yet. Andy Murray played excellent tennis between bouts of whining over the last two weeks to finally bring that streak to an end in a championship win over Novak Djokovic, becoming the first British player in 77 years to hoist the trophy over his head. It was one of the most notable droughts in sports, but it has plenty of company. Here’s a look at some of the others, which may or may not be at risk of being snapped any time soon. ALL SPORTS Cleveland (1964) — The sporting woes of Cleveland are well-documented at this point. The trouble for residents is there is no immediate end in sight. The Indians are 2.5 games out of first place as well as a wild card spot, but fans remain so cynical about the possibility of this meaning anything that the Tribe ranks 27th in the majors in attendance at 18,975 fans per game. Even Seattle is doing better! The Cavaliers are buildin...
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