The Grit Squad: Cavaliers-Warriors Game 2, Behind The Box Score

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Cleveland Cavaliers 95 Golden State Warriors 93 Box Score NBA Finals series tied at 1-1 In the most Cleveland of Cleveland ways, the Cavaliers won their first NBA Finals game in franchise history. It wasn’t supposed to happen. No, certainly not with all of the injuries. Not on the road. Not against the greatest team

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Indians option shortstop Jose Ramirez to Triple-A Columbus; Lindor coming soon?

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Jose Ramirez, who has had a rough first-third of the 2015 season, was optioned by the Cleveland Indians down to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers after Sunday’s series finale against the Baltimore Orioles. Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan first reported the news. No official announcement or corresponding move had been announced as of 5:30 p.m. EST. Ramirez,

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Know Your Foe: Klay Thompson, Dangerous Long-Range Assassin

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When the NBA Finals begin on Thursday, most of the world’s eyes will on the MVPs. Stephen Curry against LeBron James. They’re the big names, the prize-winners, the superstars. But despite all of their greatness, neither had the most impressive single-game performance in the 2014-15 NBA season. Instead, that belongs to Golden State Warriors second

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A brief Akron history lesson before the NBA Finals

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The NBA Finals begin on Thursday. Finally, we’ll be able to discuss real basketball, and not the other pomp and circumstances we’ve been debating for a week. But while I have your attention, I’d like to talk about the city of Akron just a little while longer. All week, there have been conflicting reports about

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Everything you need to know about the Cavs and future salaries

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We get a lot of questions. From our comment section, from Twitter, from emails, from everywhere. And in the past – as evidenced in July with a Kevin Love trade explainer – we’ve compiled some of those questions into FAQ posts. Recently, we’ve been getting a bunch of questions about the Cleveland Cavaliers and their future

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Watch: The best Vines of Matthew Dellavedova’s season

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To celebrate the impact that Matthew Dellavedova has had in the playoffs thus far, we felt it was appropriate to take a look down memory lane and revisit the second-year guard’s season. And there was only one way to do so appropriately: Through six-second videos known as Vines. Let’s go in chronological order for the full

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Browns select USC linebacker Hayes Pullard with No. 219 pick

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After going back-to-back tight ends in the sixth round, the Cleveland Browns started a new streak with their second straight University of Southern California player. With the No. 219 pick in the seventh round, they selected USC inside linebacker Hayes Pullard. Pullard made national news earlier in the week by writing an open letter for

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Browns draft USC TE Randall Telfer with No. 198 pick

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The Cleveland Browns drafted their second tight end of the sixth round with Randall Telfer from the University of Southern California with the No. 198 pick. Again, it’s not a sexy skill position pick like another wide receiver, but someone who will be useful for depth. Telfer is another valuable blocker, picked just after possible fullback/H-back Mississippi State’s

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Browns trade up to select Washington State DT Xavier Cooper at No. 96

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The Cleveland Browns traded into the last non-compensatory pick in the third round and selected Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper at the No. 96 spot. FOX Sports’ Peter Schrager first reported the trade with the New England Patriots. FOX Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson again first reported the selection. The details on the trade, via

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Browns select Miami RB Duke Johnson with No. 77 pick

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The Cleveland Browns selected University of Miami running back Duke Johnson with the No. 77 pick in the NFL Draft’s third round on Friday night. FOX Sports Ohio’s Zac Jackson was again the first to report the news on Twitter well before the selection. The electric 5-foot-9 Johnson, who left after his junior season, was

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Cardale Jones confuses entire state of Ohio with “May Fools” tweets

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Today is May 1. It is often known as May Day or International Workers Day. It has nothing to do with April 1, which is known as April Fools Day. Unfortunately, nobody told that to Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones. Here’s how Jones, a soon-to-be redshirt junior who flirted with entering the 2015 NFL Draft,

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Chicago Bulls bloggers aren’t very optimistic about the Bulls

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The Cleveland Cavaliers are off for a week until they play again on Monday at The Q in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. With yesterday’s upset at the United Center, the Milwaukee Bucks remained alive and down 3-2 in their series against the Chicago Bulls for the right to face the Cavs. For most of the

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Kevin Love is very good, but on-off stats can be very misleading: WFNY Stats & Info

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The 2014-15 Cleveland Cavaliers are better with Kevin Love on the floor. That is because Kevin Love is an All-Star player. Yes, before the season many thought of Love as a top-10 NBA player. That’s likely no longer the case. But as we’re seeing now with the lack of Cavs frontcourt depth, Love is quite,

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Indians, Tigers rivalry MLB’s most lopsided since 2009: WFNY Stats & Info

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As the Cleveland Indians begin another series against the dreaded Detroit Tigers, I felt it was worthwhile to check in on the Tribe’s struggles against their divisional rival and compare it to the rest of the league. To rehash old memories, here’s the head-to-head record over the last 13 seasons: 2003: 12-7 (.632) 2004: 9-10

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Cavaliers and Boston Celtics inching closer to first-round matchup: WFNY Stats & Info

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For a while now, fans of the NBA’s Eastern Conference have circled the back-to-back games between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics as a potential swing vote for the playoff race. After game one on Friday, we can already see how the seeding might be shaping up. There aren’t too many sites out there that

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J.R. Smith three-point shooting stats never get old: WFNY Stats & Info

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Yesterday was a Sunday (never forget) and J.R. Smith went 8-for-17 from the three-point line. So of course I’m back with an update to my tongue-in-cheek running joke of a WFNY Stats & Info in-depth analysis of Smith’s three-point record chasing. Let’s get onto the stats. Most career three-point attempts in Cleveland Cavaliers franchise history:

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Cleveland Indians and Corey Kluber extension talks “progressing”

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Corey Kluber’s future with the Cleveland Indians has been a hot topic ever since he surprised the baseball world and won the 2014 American League Cy Young award. The Tribe team has a history of trading away Cy Young winners, so his contract status been a nerve-wracking topic for some fans. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal

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Anthony Swarzak makes Cleveland Indians roster; Josh Tomlin sent down

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Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Anthony Swarzak made the Cleveland Indians roster out of spring training, the team announced on Sunday morning. Starter Josh Tomlin was sent down to Triple-A Columbus. TJ House and Zach McAllister won out the final two rotation spots. Swarzak, 29, has spent his entire baseball career with the Minnesota Twins. A second-round

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Cavs’ Moondog trolls Robin Lopez with gift to his brother

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For the last two years, Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez has made a living off teasing mascots. Whenever the Blazers hit the road, mascots are in danger. He’s had a noted history with Cleveland Cavaliers mascot Moondog. That history — and the Cavs’ home date with the Brooklyn Nets tonight — led to the

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Don’t trust the computers on Ohio State in the NCAA tournament: WFNY Stats & Info

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I can’t ever recall a dichotomy quite like this. The base support for this year’s Ohio State men’s basketball team has been lukewarm at best. A team some thought to be a top-20 contender languished for most of the season, stumbled into the NCAA tournament, and landed a No. 10 spot opposite 7-seed Virginia Commonwealth.

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