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EVERYBODY SCORES! Cavs vs Hornets: Behind the Box Score

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was just last Thursday that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have

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Browns Pro Bowlers early selections in team drafts

While the Cleveland Browns were yet again left out of the NFL’s end-of-season tournament for all the marbles, they’re showing yet again that they have premium talent at non-quarterback positions. In what could be viewed as a concession that the Pro Bowl is a farce, the NFL stopped dividing the Pro Bowl teams into AFC

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LeBron James visited Ray Allen in Miami to recruit him to the Cavaliers

Right now the award for GM of the Year could either go to either Dave Griffin or LeBron James, depending on who is more responsible for the Cleveland Cavalier front office moves.1 ESPN’s Dave McMenamin has reported that the Cavaliers forward  met with former teammate and currently retired shooting guard Ray Allen during James’ recent break

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Billion-dollar franchises and your brain on empty calories: While We’re Waiting…

Another year, another disastrous ending to the Cleveland Browns’ season, and another offensive coordinator to blame for the team’s struggles. Let’s hope new offensive coordinator John DeFilippo lasts longer than a campaign for city council. Sweet Moses, do I see trendy culinary treats moving into right field? Yesterday, the Cleveland Indians announced that as part

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Browns hire John DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

Tuesday evening, it was reported that the Browns were expected to interview Marty Mornhinweg for the team’s vacant offensive coordinator position, who previously worked for the New York Jets and Philadelphia Eagles in the same position. That report was then refuted, and other reports surfaced that tied the Browns to St. Louis Rams quarterback coach

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Cavaliers

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Clippers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (21-20) 126 Los Angeles Clippers (26-14) 121 Box Score On Thursday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers ended their six-game losing streak (that felt like a 20-game losing streak) with a 126-121 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. They followed up their victory over the Lakers by playing a game on Friday night against the

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Cavs coach David Blatt took the team bowling

How do you pull a plane full of basketball players out of a downward tailspin? By taking them bowling, of course. The plane is metaphorical, but the bowling is all too real. Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group reported that Cavaliers coach David Blatt took the team bowling Thursday morning in lieu of practicing. While I don’t think

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Cavaliers, General

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (20-20) 109 Los Angeles Lakers (12-28) 102 Box Score Whooooo! Rejoice, the streak is over! Ready to do some jumping jacks and run a 5K now you’ve had that massive weight lifted off your shoulder? The streak is over! The Cleveland Cavaliers ended their six game losing streak with a 109-102 victory over

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Buckeyes, General

Ohio Statement

Bartenders were shooing patrons out of the uptown Dallas bar as a group of people in the corner drunkenly belted out Carmen Ohio with a fraction of the grace with which Cie Grant sings it. In the corner, I sipped the remnants of my beverage in the midst of a game of Big Buck Hunter

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Buckeyes

Deep Ball Devin Smith

Playing wide receiver for The Ohio State University isn’t always going to attract the most attention. Even though great receivers like Cris Carter, David Boston, and Terry Glenn all once called Columbus home, if you go to Ohio State to play wideout you’re going to be overshadowed by someone else. Running back has always been

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Dion Waiters “a little bitter” about timing of his trade

The great thing about professional sports at the highest level in this country is that people will pay you outrageous sums of money to play a game for a living. One of the bummers is that you seldom have a chance to play in front of your hometown friends and family, unless you’re drafted by

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Cavaliers

Farewell Dion: An Ode to Knuckleheads

In a town on Lake Erie, in the year twenty twelve, Came a man into whose praise I must delve. His name was Di-on, for the Cavs he would play. For my Cavs were his team, until just Monday. Drafted from ‘Cuse, from Philly he came, He thought all the world ought know his name.

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets: Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (19-14) 91 Charlotte Hornets (10-24) 87 Box Score The end of 2014 and start of 2015 were not kind to the Cleveland Cavaliers. After a turbulent 11 and a half months filled with low lows and high highs that included one of the most transformative franchise makeovers in professional sports history, the Cavs

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LeBron James out two weeks with knee and back strains

Just when Cavs fans thought things couldn’t get any worse, news broke Thursday afternoon that Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is expected to miss two weeks with knee and back strains. The team announced LeBron’s absence around 3 p.m. LeBron James is expected to miss two weeks in order to recover from injuries to his left

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Browns, Featured

Infographic: The Cleveland Browns Quarterback Situation

With the merciful ending to the Browns’ season on Sunday comes another offseason of ceaseless debate over the one question that has remained unanswered since the franchise’s return in 1999: Is there a quarterback on the roster, in the draft, or in the known universe, who can lead the Cleveland Browns to the playoffs? There

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Cavaliers, Featured, General

Minnesota Timberwolves v. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Minnesota Timberwolves (5-22) 104 Cleveland Cavaliers (17-10) 125 Box Score It was hard to have feelings of remorse after the Cleveland Cavaliers trounced the Minnesota Timberwolves 125-104 in what will hopefully become a vintage 2014-15 Cavaliers performance. There’s an urban legend among the professional basketball-averse that there are only a few good teams in the

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Does God Hate Cleveland? While We’re Waiting…

Another year, another disaster of a Browns season. It’s difficult to remember, but the Browns were 7-4 following a last-second victory over the Atlanta Falcons on November 23. A team can practically backwards somersault into the playoffs from 7-4! Instead, the Browns have gone a stupefying 0-4 since the Falcons victory, limping towards the December

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Favorite Holiday Movies: WFNY Roundtable

It’s that time of year again. With only a handful of days remaining in the year, people all throughout The Land are scrambling to find the time to wrap gifts (or for many, think of, complain about, shop for, buy, then wrap gifts) to give to our loved ones. Sure, you tell them you love

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Cavaliers

The Cavs and Their Need to Improve Pick and Roll Defense

The pick and roll is one of the most important elements of modern NBA offenses. Depending on who you talk to, the NBA has or has not been “a pick and roll league” over various stretches. But, like something as simple and commonplace as the play-action in football, it’s an elemental part of offense that

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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Behind the Box Score

Cleveland Cavaliers (13-8) 94 Oklahoma City Thunder (9-13) 103 Box Score Well, I’m an emotional wreck. The Cleveland Cavaliers’ narrow defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder was undoubtedly the most gut-wrenching emotional roller coaster of a Cavs game since at least 2010. As soon I post this, I’m going to go back

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