Browns

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Linebackers

The Cleveland Browns start training camp in little over a week. They have had a big offseason full of big-name additions and huge stories. One of the positions that the Browns addressed during the offseason once again was linebacker. The weakest part of this group last season was the inside linebackers. So, the Browns knew they

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Cavaliers

What’s Next for the Cavs in Free Agency?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have already won the offseason by winning the services of the best player in the NBA, LeBron James. The whole direction of the team has completely changed in the past week. James makes everyone on the team better and his unselfishness gets his teammates a lot of open shots. He is a

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Headlines

Texans’ Andre Johnson asks for trade

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Andre Johnson has told the Houston Texans that he wants to be traded.  The rumors of his discontent with the organization has echoed throughout the offseason. He is reportedly upset over his contract and how the Texans’ front office has treated him.  Rapoport states Johnson is upset about a $1 million bonus for

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General, Headlines

Cavaliers 3-team trade officially announced

The reported deal between the Cleveland Cavaliers, Brooklyn Nets, and Boston Celtics was official announced.  The biggest part of the trade for the Cavs was for cap space.  They cleared enough room to give LeBron James a max contract of about $20 million a year.  Their cap space is estimated to be around $22 million after this

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Browns

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Defensive Linemen

WFNY’s State of the Browns series shifts from the offensive side of the ball to the defensive side. As we saw in the Super Bowl last season, great defenses can lead a team. The Browns are built for the defense to be the backbone of the 2014 Browns season. They will be running a 3-4

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Headlines

The meeting that didn’t happen yet

Well today was full of misinformation and reading too much into things.  The day started off with multiple reports from different “sources” that LeBron James would meet with Pat Riley today to discuss free agency.  It escalated when the AP’s Tim Reynolds reported about a meeting that LeBron was attending.  Reynolds was reporting live about a

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Headlines

LeBron meeting with the Heat today?

According to Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico, sources say that LeBron could be meeting with Pat Riley sometime today.  Also according to Yahoo Sports’s Marc Spears, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade had dinner in Las Vegas late last night.  Amico goes on to say that sources tell him that LeBron is leaning towards staying with the Miami

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Headlines

Irving Courting LeBron to Cleveland?

The full court press is on for the services of LeBron James.  The Cleveland Cavaliers could be getting help from their newly signed star.  According to Fox Sports Ohio’s Sam Amico, Kyrie Irving is making a pitch to LeBron James about joining the Cavaliers.  Amico goes on to say that ESPN reported Irving saying to LeBron

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Headlines

Cavaliers reportedly meet with LeBron’s agent

The Decision 2 is starting to gain steam again after reports of LeBron James’ agent Rich Paul met with multiple teams to discuss LeBron’s future.  According to 92.3 The Fan’s Joe Lull and then later confirmed by Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski and ESPN, Paul met with the Cleveland Cavaliers, Phoenix Suns, and Dallas Mavericks to discuss

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Headlines

Josh Gordon’s Appeal Hearing Reportedly Set for Late July

The Cleveland Browns have been in limbo ever since the first report of Josh Gordon’s potential suspension.  The team could finally get an answer on his suspension in the next couple weeks. According to ProFootballTalk, the appeal hearing for Josh Gordon’s suspension is scheduled for sometime in late July.  The announcement could be sooner if

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Browns

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Tight Ends

The tight end position is an evolving group with more emphasis on them being a threat in the passing game. The new style of the NFL tight end is one of a tall and fast player, who is more of receiver rather than a blocker. These players are physical freaks, who can give their teams

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Cavaliers

2014 NBA Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Centers

| Also See: Point Guards, Shooting Guards, Small Forwards, Power Forwards| The center position in the NBA has changed over the last decade as the depth of talented centers has declined. Because of the decline in the number of quality centers, the importance of having one has seemingly declined along with it. But, if you do have

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Cavaliers

2014 NBA Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Power Forwards

| Also See: Point Guards, Shooting Guards, Small Forwards| The basket bruisers are becoming history as the NBA’s power forwards are becoming more athletic and versatile. This position can be asked to do many different roles in the league. Let’s take a look at my top five power forwards in 2014 NBA Draft.

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Cavaliers

2014 NBA Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Small Forwards

| Also See: Point Guards, Shooting Guards| The small forward position in the NBA is star-studded with the likes of LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Kevin Durant. The 2014 NBA Draft will only serve to add to this loaded position. There are two franchise players who could change the direction of a NBA team in addition to

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Cavaliers

2014 NBA Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Shooting Guards

| Also See: Point Guards | Shooting guards are often asked to be the scorers for their team at the NBA level. The 2014 class of two-guards is very good with a lot of potential. The group could be deeper if a team believes one of the small forwards or point guards would be better suited for

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Cavaliers

2014 NBA Draft: Joe Gilbert’s Top Five Point Guards

Over the next few days leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, I will take a look at the five players at each position I feel represent the best of their peers. The first group I will examine is the point guard crop. The point guard position is a loaded position in the NBA. The

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Browns

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Wide Receivers

The wide receiver position has become a big question mark for the Browns ever since reports of a possible Josh Gordon suspension. Gordon notwithstanding, the Browns have had a very eventful offseason in regards to the position. In the start of the free agency period, the Browns signed Andrew Hawkins from the Cincinnati Bengals. Later in

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Browns

WFNY’s State of the Browns: Offensive Linemen

The offensive line is the backbone of the offense in the NFL. They are in charge of keeping the quarterback upright and making holes in the run game. If you look at the top offenses like the Philadelphia Eagles and Denver Broncos, the offensive line is a strength of the team. The Browns have two

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Indians

The 2014 MLB Draft Reveals Indians New Philosophy

For many years, the Cleveland Indians have had a hard time in the MLB First-Year Player Draft. Throughout the past decade, the Tribe has taken players who have become busts like Trevor Crowe and Beau Mills. The Indians only have one player on their roster whom they have selected in the first round of the

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Headlines

MLB Draft: Indians select Mike Papi and Grant Hockin with their last two picks of Day 1

The Cleveland Indians added outfielder/first baseman Mike Papi with the 38th-overall selection and Grant Hockin with the 61st-overall selection. Mike Papi is a 6-foot-3-inch, 210-pound left-handed batter from the University of Virginia. He is batting .297 with 11 home runs and 51 RBIs this season. Last season, he was named First-Team All-American by ABCA and

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