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Box Score: Nets 99, Cavaliers 96

The New Jersey Nets looked like a completely different team than the one that the Cavaliers blew out on New Year’s Day in The Q. The backcourt duo of Deron Williams and Anthony Morrow lit up the wine and gold with 49 combined points as the Nets drained 11 three pointers and led by double

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NFL News: Brad Childress Officially Named Offensive Coordinator of the Cleveland Browns

According to multiple sources around the Cleveland area from the ABJ to both WFAN and WKNR, the Cleveland Browns have secured the services of Brad Childress as their offensive coordinator. That news is hardly a surprise as it seemed almost imminent when Mike Sherman was hired to fill the same position for the Miami Dolphins

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Johnson: Kyrie Irving’s Confidence Has Grown Throughout Year

[Kyrie Irving] is a nice, young player. I obviously didn’t get to see a lot of him in college, but he’s a nice, young player. He’s shooting the ball really well; in our first game [against the Cavs], we went under his screens and he made us pay by hitting a few threes. He’ll turn the

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Acta Jokes With Crowd in Strongsville- “That’s Why We Didn’t Sign Fielder…”

“That’s why we didn’t sign Fielder, because you guys say we have too many left-handers.” -Indians Manager Manny Acta, joking when asked about the Tribe’s lefty heavy line-up. The Manager was speaking at the Tribe’s Winter Press Tour stop in Strongsville. Gee, good one Manny. (Hat tip @MLBastian)

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Indians Sign RHP Dan Wheeler to Minor League Deal With Spring Invite

The Indians today added to the pile of arms vying for a spot on the roster. No, they didn’t sign Roy Oswalt. According to several reports the team added veteran Dan Wheeler with a minor league deal. Wheeler is 34 years old, and will be entering his 13th Big League season. He has pitched for

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Jason La Canfora: Sherman or Childress to Cleveland “Almost Certainty”

NFL.com writer Jason La Canfora tweeted today that Mike Sherman and Brad Childress, both candidates for the Tampa Bay Head Coaching job and targeted by the Browns to be Shurmur’s Offensive Coordinator, will now start looking for OC positions. The Buccaneers hired Rutger’s Greg Schiano to be their new coach, which filled the last head

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Cavs Send Luke Harangody to NBDL Canton Charge

The Cleveland Cavaliers have announced their decision to assign power forward Luke Harangody to the  Canton Charge, the team’s NBDL affiliate. Appearing in five games during the 2010-11 NBA season, Harangody has averaged 2.6 points on .455 shooting, 1.2 rebounds and 7.6 minutes of play. He was acquired during the 2010 NBA trade deadline, along

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Thorpe: Kyrie Irving’s Current PER Bests Evans, Rose’s Rookie Totals

In the ever-growing arena of “maybe last year’s draft class wasn’t as bad as we thought” mea culpa-type of pieces, ESPN Scouts Inc.’s David Thorpe discussed the year-to-date play of NBA rookies. Though Minnesota’s Ricky Rubio wasn’t a part of the 2011 NBA Draft, the individual who presently stands at the top is. Per Thorpe:

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Indians Place Fausto Carmona on Restricted List

The Cleveland Indians have officially placed starting pitcher Fausto Carmona on the restricted list. Carmona, whose real name is reportedly Roberto Hernandez Heredia, was arrested one week ago on charges of false identity as he was attempting to renew his visa within the Dominican Republic. Released on $13,000 bond, Carmona/Hernandez will have to endure the

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Irving: Varejao’s Toughness is Contagious

[Anderson Varejao] brings a toughness here and it’s contagious. It was contagious throughout the entire game, even through our bench. The bench is just as important as the starters, so it feels good to win. […] I wasn’t really focused on my offense. I just wanted to help out my teammates. I only attempted six

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Box Score: (3) Ohio State 78, Penn State 54

The Buckeyes’ dominance at home continued this evening as they won their 15th home game of the season and their 37th straight overall as they dismantled the Nittany Lions 78-54. Jared Sullinger led OSU with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while William Buford added 15 points and 9 boards. The Buckeyes kept Penn State scoreless

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Box Score: Knicks 81, Cavaliers 91

The Cavaliers used some good defense to overcome a lot of sloppy play by both teams as they snapped their four game losing streak. The Knicks mostly looked like a mess in this one. Disoriented, disinterested, and unorganized. The Cavaliers were able to do just enough to take advantage. Anderson Varejao was a monster in

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Forbes: Cavs Turned Biggest Profit Ever During 2010-11 Season

In a recent report put together by Forbes which discussed the current state and value of NBA franchises as well as the successful television ratings which continue to go hand-in-hand with star-centric sporting events, we find that the Cleveland Cavaliers turned their biggest profit in the history of the franchise during the season which LeBron

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Report: Tony Grossi Out as Browns Beat Reporter

Scene Magazine’s Vince Grzegorek has reported that The Plain Dealer has removed Tony Grossi from the Cleveland Browns beat. Grossi “accidentally tweeted” last week calling Browns owner Randy Lerner “a pathetic figure, the most irrelevant billionaire in the world”. Vince writes- “He was in hot water with his editors and bosses at the PD over

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Video: Kyrie Irving Stars in New ESPN NBA/RV Commercial

“I think we found Kyrie Irving.”

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Report: NBA Owners Discussing Revenue Sharing

When the NBA owners and players agreed to end the lock out, I think most people thought that was the end of all talks about competitive balance. However, as it turns out, the owners argued that revenue sharing among owners was an owners issue and not something that needed to be collectively bargained. And now

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NFL Draft Rumor: Browns Linked to Buckeye Mike Adams?

We all know that the Cleveland Browns need to figure out the right side of the offensive line as betting on Tony Pashos only paid off when compared to John St. Clair if at all.  Apparently the Browns could be placing a high priority on it as well in the draft according to WalterFootball. Word

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Video: Alonzo Gee’s Baseline Dunk on Udonis Haslem

Deemed the “Dunk of the Night” by NBA.com, Cavaliers swingman Alonzo Gee provides Miami Heat power forward Udonis Haslem with some punishment for being late with his help defense.  It could be argued that his dunk earlier in the game was even more highlight worthy. Also could be argued that Gee would have attempted the

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Parker: We Made LeBron Work For Everything

We brought help [on LeBron] when we needed to. We tried to make him work for everything. He is a great player and he is going to get points. We did not want to give him breakaways and easy lay-ups at the basket. The only positive thing about [tonight’s game] is that we competed and

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Box Score: Cavaliers 85, Heat 92

The Cavaliers got a nice off their bench as Samardo Samuels (15), Ramon Sessions (10), Daniel Gibson (8), and Alonzo Gee (7) combined for 40 points, but Chris Bosh was just too much in the 4th quarter stretch for the Cavaliers to handle as they fell on the road to the Heat. The Cavaliers still

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