Cavalier Notes: D-Block and Danny Green Sent to Erie

It was little more than a blip on the news wire. The Cavs have assigned Darnell Jackson and Danny Green to the Erie BayHawks of the Developmental League. I’m pretty sure you won’t see anything about this on Sportscenter today. One day after Mike Brown shortened his bench figuratively, he went ahead and shortened it

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Report: Zydrunas Ilgauskas Agrees to Buyout with Wizards

As fans have eagerly awaited the buyout news surrounding former center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Michael Lee of The Washington Post reports that Ilgauskas has come to terms with the Washington Wizards and an announcement is slated to be made today. Lee, who has been all over this transaction since he broke the news of the original trade that allowed the

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While We’re Waiting… LeBron’s Assists, Haden’s Skills and Jamison’s Relief

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. He’s a forward on paper: “LeBron is on pace to not just break [the assists by a forward] mark, but shatter it – almost

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Russell Branyan’s Addition Will Impact Younger Players

With Cliff Lee and Victor Martinez being traded away last season, the overriding thought was that the next year or two would be used to develop the current younger talent that comprises the current Cleveland Indians roster.  As of today, it appears that the developing will happen – just not where fans may have originally

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Baseball America: Indians Have Five of The Top 65 Prospects

With so little excitement surrounding the 2010 Indians season, Baseball America says you should get juiced about the future. In their annual Top 100 Prospects list, your Wahoo Warriors have five of the top 65 players. This is tied for second with the Cubs, trailing only the Tampa Bay Rays who have seven. There is

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NBA Buyout News: Done Deal, For Hughes That Is

I’m probably going to get lynched for that headline. This is actually not about the Wizards and Zydrunas Ilgauskas. The latest we have seen is this Washington Post piece saying that a buyout is coming soon- Wednesday at the earliest. I’m a little confused by that addition to the article on Howard’s season ending injury

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NFL Draft Rumors: Browns Interest in Sam Bradford is Growing

As the 2010 NFL season is set to kick off in nine days, the Browns quarterback situation continues to be at the forefront of all questions.  While Derek Anderson is due a roster bonus and Brady Quinn has done little to impress Mike Holmgren and Eric Mangini to this point, there is reportedly a growing

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Zydrunas Ilgauskas Hopes To Decide Destination By This Weekend

Fans who were worried about Zydrunas Ilgauskas not being bought out can breathe a little easier today. While the buyout agreement with the Washington Wizards has not been finalized yet, all indications are that the talks are progressing and everyone seems to expect an agreement happening within the next day or so. This doesn’t mean

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NFL Draft Rumors: Teams Look to Trade Down

I have been adamant about trading down in the draft since before last year’s NFL draft.  Tim Couch, Courtney Brown, and Gerard Warren will have that effect on you.  The Browns successfully traded down last year and selected Alex Mack.  You can argue that the Browns didn’t get enough for dropping all those spots, but

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Cavs 105, Hornets 95: Front Court Carries Cavaliers Past New Orleans

The most important thing about this game is that the Cavaliers ended their three-game losing streak. They beat a New Orleans team that is over .500 and battling for a playoff spot in the tough Western Conference. Yes, they were without Chris Paul, but guard play was really not a problem in this one for the

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While We’re Waiting… DA’s Trade Value, Comparing Cavs Teams, and Snuggie Records

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. The well hath run dry:  “According to an organizational source, there’s been “very, very little real talk” regarding [Derek] Anderson with other NFL clubs. 

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Cavaliers Preview Game #58: Hornets at Cavs

New Orleans Hornets (30-26) vs Cleveland Cavaliers (43-14) Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, OH Tuesday, February 23, 2010 7:00 PM EST FSOH/WTAM This game could be somewhat of a formal introduction to Cavs fans on several fronts. First of all, it will be Antawn Jamison’s first game in Cleveland, as well as his first start for

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The 5-Hole: Blue Jackets News and Notes – 2/23/10 – Olympic Break Edition

Every Tuesday, WFNY’s The 5-Hole brings you up to date with the goings-on of the CBJ… The Week That Was This Week: no games Overall: 25-28-10, 60 points (5th division; 14th conference) It’s Olympic Break time! Six Jackets are in Vancouver while the rest enjoy the two-week break. In this shortened 5-Hole, we’ll update how

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Cavaliers: Who Should Start Not as Important as Who Finishes

Mike Brown is juggling his line-up. He has said he will start Antawn Jamison at the 4 spot. It is not out of the ordinary for Brown to say something like Jamison will start and then change his mind. (For what it’s worth Brian Windhorst tweeted that Jamison will start tonight, whether that was because

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NFL Draft: Is The Combine Really *That* Important?

I’m not going to lie: one of the things I was happiest about when I moved last August, switched cable providers, and got the NFL Network was the fact that I could go home from work during a week in February and sit and watch the NFL Combine (which starts tomorrow, incidentally). There’s nothing quite

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Spring Training Update: Sowers Shoulder Hampers His Shot

The best things are said about Spring Training baseball. Everyone is 0-0. Hope springs eternal. It’s always sunny in Arizona. Everyone has smiles on their faces and cannot wait to get back into the swing of things. Even in this rebuilding year, there is a new voice and a new captain of the S.S. Wahoo

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NFL Free Agency: Browns Should Avoid LaDainian Tomlinson

Before anyone gets to excited about the prospects of signing future hall of famer LaDainian Tomlinson, I thought I would serve as resident wet blanket.  It isn’t something I like to do, but it is important, I think.  I would love nothing more than to have the opportunity to get a hall of fame running

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While We’re Waiting… LeBron’s Treys, Paxson’s Anniversary, and Choo’s Obligation

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. A little ditty about LeBron’s three-ball: “Making 35 percent of your 5.2 3-pointers a game means you’re creating just a little over one point

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About This “NBA to Block Zydrunas Ilgauskas” Nonsense

As the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of a three-game losing streak, many fans are curious as to the future regarding center Zydrunas Ilgauskas.  The man they affectionately know as “Big Z” was traded to the Washington Wizards (along with a draft pick) in exchange for Antawn Jamison.  His pictures are down, he has

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Olympic Hockey: U.S.A. Beats Canada!

Every now and then a non-Cleveland sports story hits that we can’t just leave off the site.  Last night’s epic hockey game between the U.S. and Canada is one of those events.  This, of course, is assuming most people were able to find the game on MSNBC.  I had to ask people on Twitter because

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