Podcast

Is LeBron James really going to leave Cleveland? – WFNY Podcast

Nobody knows what LeBron James is going to do next, but everyone pretends like they have a clue.

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Cavaliers, Headlines

Wright Thompson’s latest discusses LeBron’s 2014 meeting with Pat Riley

One of the latest stories from ESPN takes a look at LeBron’s final moments with the Miami Heat.

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Cavaliers

ESPN covers the friendship of LeBron James and Dwayne Wade

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade may not have met in the Eastern Conference Finals, but that didn’t stop Pablo S. Torre from publishing an excellent story on their friendship.

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Headlines

Alonzo Mourning questions LeBron leaving Miami

Last Thursday, WFNY’s Craig Lyndall covered Pat Riley’s shock regarding LeBron leaving the Miami Heat, as Riley somehow thought it prudent to compare it to if Magic Johnson would have left the Los Angeles Lakers. This week, former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning decided to take time out of his busy schedule in Austin, Texas for South by

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Headlines

Pat Riley talks about his shock at LeBron leaving the Heat

Miami Heat president Pat Riley did a pretty comprehensive chat with Ethan Skolnick at The Bleacher Report and it’s a fascinating read for Cavs fans. Riley is an undeniably talented executive who I think most Cavs fans had cast as akin to The Emperor in Star Wars. It was so easy to do with the

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Headlines

Details of LeBron’s meeting with Riley emerge

According to several reports, LeBron James will meet with Pat Riley in Vegas at 3 pm Vegas time, or 6 pm Eastern. Additionally, Chris Broussard reports that the only people at that meeting will be LeBron, agent Rich Paul and Pat Riley. Sources: Today's meeting will consist of Pat Riley, LeBron James and Rich Paul,

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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

Chris Bosh reportedly offered a max deal by the Houston Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers are pursuing LeBron James and a lot of that has to do (obviously) with what is happening in Miami. Well, try and figure out how the chess pieces move with this bit of information. Chris Bosh was supposedly willing to take less money in Miami, but now he’ll have to do it

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Cavaliers

WFNY Roundtable – What is Miami’s next move?

  Hey, did you guys hear the news? LeBron is coming back!!!!!! Well, ok, that might not be true. It’s probably not true. But somehow we find ourselves in a world where there seems to at least be a realistic possibility of The Return happening. So naturally, we decided to discuss the issue in one

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Headlines

LeBron, Zydrunas, and Dan Gilbert’s plane dominate Cavs Twitter plus Johnny Manziel… again

I don’t even know quite how to say all this because it’s so weird, strange, fun and (sports) scary. The LeBron James to Cleveland rumor mill absolutely exploded on Twitter today. Let me take you through it all. Joe Lull started it off saying Dan Gilbert was heading to Florida. Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is

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Cavaliers

Cavaliers Discussion Points

The Cavaliers enter tonight’s game at Madison Square Garden with a record of 15-60.  At this point last season, they had a record of 60-16.  The Miami Heat enter their game tonight across the river in New Jersey with a record of 53-23, unable to match the Cavaliers win total from last season.  Cavs fans

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Cavaliers

A Bit More on This Miami Heat Tampering Investigation…

Intriguingly timed, on Wednesday evening, the NBA world caught wind of a legal probe involving Dan Gilbert and the possible tampering of LeBron James at the hands of the Miami Heat.  An owner that has recently told many media outlets that he had in fact moved on from his relationship with the two-time MVP, Gilbert has

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Cavaliers

Report: Dan Gilbert in Midst of Heat Tampering Probe

Filed from the confines of Cleveland, Ohio, Yahoo! Sports’ resident LeBron James misanthrope Adrian Wojnarowksi drops another bomb – this time, in the form of official findings that Cavaliers majority owner Dan Gilbert has shelled out “hundreds of thousands of dollars” in a probe to find evidence of wrongdoing at the hands of Pat Riley

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Cavaliers

The NBA is Broken: Superteams, Perspectives, and Britney Spears

(Buckle in folks. This is going to be a long one.  (Over 2300 words.)  In my head, it is all part of a cohesive thought encompassing most of professional sports. Hopefully at the end, you will agree. Now, where to begin?) I got into a conversation over the weekend on Twitter with Jason McIntyre who

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Cavaliers

LeBron Announces He Would Now Change “The Decision”

LeBron James stated today that he would change how he scripted “The Decision” this past summer, according to a story from ESPN. Obviously affected by constant negative criticism against that television program, James did not specify what he would have changed today: If I had to go back on it, I probably would do it

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General

While We’re Waiting… 3-4 Defense, Sweater Vests, and Big Ten Play

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com It’s a scheme thing, or something: “On multiple occasions yesterday, either [Chris] Gocong or [Eric] Barton flashed a fake blitz, then dropped roughly two

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Cavaliers

Pat Riley Fires Back at Miami Heat Critics

Miami Heat president Pat Riley met with the media Friday to discuss some topics concerning the free agency summer of 2010. The long-time coach of the team took personal offense to many criticisms of the Heat throughout this long process and left no prisoners with his statements. For Cavalier fans, it is a story that

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Cavaliers

NBA Free Agency: The Big Collusion

The Collusion – that’s what AP and Cavs beat reporter Tom Withers was calling the arrangement that came to fruition this past week in Miami.  Spike Lee was calling it a conspiracy, articulating that we were all hoodwinked and it was rigged: “It was laid out. This didn’t happen by happenstance.  They made people look

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Cavaliers

Source: “Don’t Read Too Much into Rose/Riley Meeting”

Despite the pragmatic schedule of potential suitors attempting to pitch their respective teams to LeBron James, the Plain Dealer reports that Heat representatives, led by Pat Riley, attempted to get a bit of a head start on things late Thursday night in a downtown Cleveland hotel lobby.  But a source close to the local free agency madness has told

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