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The (Swerving) Spectrum of Sportswriting: While We’re Waiting

A look at the transition of basketball writing from opinion to analytical over the course of the last several years.

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A banner night in Cleveland: Cavs vs Knicks, Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Cavaliers raised a Championship Banner on Tuesday night, and then they kicked off their 2016-17 season with an impressive 117-88 win over the New York Knicks.

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2016-17 Cleveland Cavaliers Season Preview

The 2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers stunned everyone when they came back from a 3-1 deficit to win the NBA Championship. Now, as the new season approaches, we look at what is in store for a team that is defending a title for the first time in franchise history.

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What is next for Kyrie Irving? While We’re Waiting

The Olympics are over now for Kyrie Irving, but the next chapter of his career is only beginning. What is next for a 24-year-old star who has already accomplished so much in his career?

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Sportsmanship, System of a Down, and The Gloria Record: While We’re Waiting…

Taking sportsmanship to a ridiculous level… Sportsmanship is one of the most important lessons we can teach our kids with athletics. There’s teamwork and working toward goals and many other lessons as well, but sportsmanship is pretty high on the list. In life you find yourself competing and it’s good to know how to be

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Rough start for a new coach: Cavaliers vs. Bulls, Behind the Box Score

The Cleveland Cavaliers were ice cold from the floor in Tyronn Lue’s debut as head coach as they fell to the Chicago Bulls 96-83.

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No Sleeves: Knicks-Cavaliers, Behind the Box Score

New York Knicks (2-3) 86 Cleveland Cavaliers (4-1) 96 Box Score The Cleveland Cavaliers started slowly on Wednesday night, making it two straight games in which they were less than magnificent in the first quarter after sleepwalking through Monday’s first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers. The New York Knicks jumped to an 11-2 lead, looking

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Cleveland Chainsaw Massacre: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers, Behind the Box Score

Miami Heat (1-1) – 92 Cleveland Cavaliers (2-1) – 102 Box Score Halloween is a time scares — of ghouls, ghosts, bogeyman, the undead, the demonic, the possessed, the menacing, evil, terrors, corporate sponsorship by the Mars candy company, witches, warlocks, magic potions, evil spells, monsters, and the deranged wielding rusty cutting utensils. It’s in

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2015-16 Cleveland Cavaliers Season Preview

Can the Cavs break on through with the Big Three in Year 2?

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Kyrie Irving out three to four months with fractured knee cap

After a hot start in the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving left Thursday’s Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors with an apparent knee injury. The team announced on Friday afternoon that Irving had an MRI that revealed he had a fractured left knee cap. In the coming days, Irving will have surgery

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Hanging By A Moment

What do you remember about those 48 points LeBron James scored in Game 5? Think hard. It was eight years ago, after all. I’m sure plenty of people remember that LeBron James scored 29 of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ final 30 points1 on that fateful night against the Detroit Pistons. But think harder. What else do

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Ohio State Men’s Basketball with the 14th best odds to win the title

With just over a week before Selection Sunday and the regular season coming to an end Sunday afternoon, Bovada has given the Buckeyes the 14th best odds to finish atop the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and bring yet another championship back to Columbus. Tied with such powerhouses like Northern Iowa and Wichita State, Ohio State has

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Cavs vs Raptors Behind the Box Score: Surviving a second half onslaught

Cleveland Cavaliers (39-24) 120 Toronto Raptors (38-23) 112 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Whether it be on WFNY podcasts or in previous posts here on WFNY, I’ve frequently said that there’s not too much to be taken away from one regular season NBA game. The NBA is

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Cavs vs 76ers Behind the Box Score: Eleven in a row

Philadelphia 76ers (10-39) 84 Cleveland Cavaliers (30-20) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers’ revenge tour continued Monday night with a 97-84 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. One of this season’s low points came a few weeks ago when the Cavaliers lost to the Sixers.

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Cavs vs Blazers Behind the Box Score: Epic Kyrie Irving

Portland Trailblazers (32-14) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (27-20) 99 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers came into Wednesday night’s game against the Portland Trailblazers with a 1-8 record this season without LeBron James. That matters, of course, because shortly before the start of this game, it

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Cavs vs Bulls Behind the Box Score: Things are starting to look up

Chicago Bulls (27-16) 94 Cleveland Cavaliers (22-20) 108 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter The Cleveland Cavaliers have certainly had more than their fair share of ups and downs so far this season. There have been some serious struggles against much lesser teams. But on Monday night, the

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Cavs vs Hawks Behind the Box Score: Payback

Atlanta Hawks (18-7) 127 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-10) 98 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter At the end of the first quarter, the Cleveland Cavaliers were leading the Atlanta Hawks by a 34-26 margin. In what was hoped to be a good matchup between two of the Eastern Conference’s

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Cavaliers, Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014

The Cavs Change Coaches…Again — WFNY’s Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014: No. 8

If you thought that 2013 was one crazy year in the world of Cleveland Sports, 2014 once again proved that there is rarely a dull moment. There were good times and bad, hirings and firings, wins and losses, homecomings and award winners. As the year comes to a close, like we have done the last

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Cavs vs Hornets Behind the Box Score: Back in Business

Charlotte Hornets (6-18) 88 Cleveland Cavaliers (14-9) 97 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter Last season the Charlotte Bobcats were one of the NBA’s pleasant surprises. In the preseason last year there were a lot of hope that the Cavaliers would be the team to make the leap

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Cavs vs Nets Behind the Box Score: The Streak is Real

Cleveland Cavaliers (12-7) 110 Brooklyn Nets (8-11) 88 [Box Score] Click here to sign up for WFNY’s Cleveland Cavaliers email newsletter So far this season, the script for the Cleveland Cavaliers has been to jump out to a good start in the first quarter. Then, as the bench came in late in the first and

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