Lonnie Chisenhall Reportedly Called Up to Indians

Jordan Bastian had the scoop first today.  He is reporting that the Lonnie Chisenhall era of Cleveland Indians baseball is about to begin.  Obviously I think that wording is a bit tongue in cheek.  The move, reportedly comes at the expense of veteran Adam Everett who has been designated for assignment if the rumors turn out

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Indians Double Affiliate in Akron Ready to Re-Brand?

We told you a few weeks back that the Akron Aeros were considering changing the name of the team. They ran a contest over at the Akron Beacon Journal asking fans to vote on keeping ‘Aeros’ or suggesting a new monicker. The results of the original poll are being kept confidential, but the club has

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NBA Free Agency: Cavs Plans Hinge on Labor Discussions

The Cleveland Cavaliers could be well on their way to one of the more paradoxical offseasons in recent team history. It is widely considered that the Wine and Gold selected Tristan Thompson fourth overall in the most recent NBA Draft due to the fact that the team knew exactly what they were getting – a hard-working, long and

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Cavaliers Still Blessed With Plenty of Options for the Future

Now that the dust has settled from the whirlwind draft night, in which fans of the Cleveland Cavaliers had emotions that were flying all over the place, we can start to consider what the 2011-12 roster might look like and what the Cavaliers’ free agency options are. When the Cavaliers selected Justin Harper in the

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Save Me NFL – You’re My Only Hope

I am a big sports fan.  We all are big sports fans, for the most part.  Ask my wife though.  I am extended well beyond the simple bounds of what Cleveland sports teams have to offer.  This weekend I watched the Tribe drop three in San Francisco.  I watched the U.S. Men’s National Team blow

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Changes Needed: Actaball Looks Dead

Watching Manny Acta’s Cleveland Indians over the weekend was nothing like watching Manny Acta’s Cleveland Indians from April and May. Gone is the solid defense, smart base-running, and timely hitting. It has been replaced by daily atrocities in the field, bone-headed plays on the base-paths, and a complete lack of hitting in the clutch. They

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While We’re Waiting… OF Platoon, Carmona’s Mechanics and Hillis is Tough

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 “Of course, the very real possibility that Buck may crash-and-burn as an everyday player exists, but it’s a near-certainty that fostering a platoon with

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Kyrie Irving: Where do we go from here?

Los Angeles Lakers center.  Green Bay Packers quarterback.  New York Yankees center fielder.  Cleveland Cavaliers point guard. These are all positions that carry with them the weight of decades of legendary figures.  Kyrie Irving was taken with the first pick overall this week by the Cleveland Cavaliers.  He was instantly compared to recent first pick

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Tribe Bats Blanked By the Bay

If Friday’s loss was the most frustrating of the season, Saturday’s could certainly qualify for the most disheartening.  The Indians squandered another great start from their pitching staff.  Poor fielding was the difference for the second straight night.  The bats – well, they were nowhere to be found yet again in matchup of what has

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While We’re Waiting…Tribe All-Stars, LRMR & Cavs, Pryor & Browns

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 Potential Tribe All-Stars: “After Cabrera it gets a little dicey in figuring out who may also represent the Tribe in the Midsummer Classic.  The

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Sport Science Studies Tristan Thompson’s Dunking Ability

A commenter first alerted us on Thursday night to this Sport Science clip after the Cavs, somewhat surprisingly, took Tristan Thompson with the fourth overall pick. It has been making its way around Cavs circles on the internet this weekend. In the video, John Brenkus and his team study Tristan’s arms and wingspan, his 38.5

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Choo breaks thumb, Travis Buck back up

Compounding the frustrations of last’s night loss in San Francisco is what appears to be a serious injury to Shin-Soo Choo.  His nightmare season continued in the fourth inning last night when a pitch from Jonathan Sanchez ran in on on him and hit his left hand.  It was confirmed last night that he had

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Santana Throws Win Away in San Fran

The Indians’ early season success was characterized by ultimate efficiency.  No opportunity was wasted.  They capitalized on every chance to win ballgames – whether holding steady while ahead or jumping on every chance to get back in games when behind.  Things have certainly evened out over the past month but last night’s loss has to

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While We’re Waiting…Cavs Interested in Lighty, Browns Workouts, Greg Little Background

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 More Draft analysis and looking at how to rebuild this roster: “My reaction to the Cavs’ draft is confusion. Draft day started with so

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Rich Paul Hopes LeBron James and Dan Gilbert Can Patch Things Up

Guilty by association but once again a part of the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, Rich Paul strolled into Cleveland Clinic Courts along side team owner Dan Gilbert looking to be a part of the newest chapter of Wine and Gold history. “It’s like I never left,” Paul tells WFNY on a day where the Cleveland media and

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WFNY Podcast: Talking Irving, Thompson and Trading Harper

You’ll never believe it but the subjects of this week’s podcast were very NBA Draft heavy. Was Kyrie Irving the first pick all along? Were the Cavs left holding the bag with Tristan Thompson? Why didn’t they draft David Lighty? Where do we go from here? All that and more discussed with the ever-handsome Dan

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Cavs Draft: So, What Exactly Happened?

As the dust settles in Independence, the Cleveland Cavaliers appear poised to add two new names to their roster at the beginning of the 2011-12 season – whenever that may be. With the first- and fourth-overall selections in the 2011 NBA Draft, Chris Grant and his staff opted to call the names of Duke point

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While We’re Waiting… Grading the Cavaliers’ Draft

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 “[Kyrie] Irving is mostly a case of winning by default, but they wouldn’t have been the first team to be unable to get out

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Nevermind

Chad Ford of ESPN has reported the Cavs have traded Justin Harper to the Orlando Magic for two future 2nd round picks. Carry on.

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