Greater Cleveland Sports Awards


Best Moment in 2023 Cleveland Sports Contest Coming Soon...

Best Moment in 2022 Cleveland Sports presented by JACK Entertainment was the Cleveland Guardians 2022 American League Championship Season!

Best Moment in Cleveland Sports celebrates the most iconic sports achievement from the previous year and was announced live during 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023 at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.


Winning Submission

Congrats to Nate Hensal: 2022 Best Moment in Cleveland Sports presented by JACK Entertainment Contest Winner!

Hensal won this year's contest for his top fan moment from 2022 Cleveland sports: "Getting to fly over FirstEnergy Stadium and watch the Browns come back and beat the Buccaneers at home!”

For this year’s contest, we encouraged local sports fans to share their favorite fan moment from the 2022 Cleveland sports season. Fans submitted a photo of themselves, their family or friends, rooting on the home teams for a chance to win two (2) tickets to 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards and a JACK Cleveland Casino Staycation. 


Two (2) tickets to the 23rd Greater Cleveland Sports Awards. A complete list of what's included with each ticket can be found here.

The JACK Cleveland Casino Staycation includes:

  • One-night stay at The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland
  • $100 Free Play card
  • Two (2) buffet passes
  • Complimentary valet parking

The deadline to enter submissions was Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023 at 5 p.m. EST. Submissions are free and open to the public. Must be 21 years of age to enter. Winner of the Best Moment Contest will be notified on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023.



2004: LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers
2011: Joe Tait's Farewell,  Final Cleveland Cavaliers Broadcast
2012: St. Ignatius/Mentor OHSAA Division I Playoff Game
2013: Jason Giambi's walkoff home run vs. Chicago White Sox
2014: Cleveland Cavaliers Home Opener 
2015: Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff Run
2016: Cleveland Cavaliers NBA Finals Championship
2017: Cleveland Indians 22-Game Win Streak
2018: Browns Breakthrough Season/Thursday Night Football Win vs. Jets
2019: MLB All-Star Summer (Cleveland Indians)
2020: Cleveland Browns 2020 NFL Season and NFL Playoff Wild Card victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers
2021: NFL Draft in the Land 
2022: Cleveland Guardians 2022 American League Championship Season

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