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Happy Memorial Day Monday, you guys. As has been the case in years past, it should be pretty slow going around these parts as we partake in three-day weekend festivities with friends and family, but don’t take this to mean we’re completely out of touch with what the last 72 hours have meant for your

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Kyle Korver ruled out for rest of playoffs

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Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs and will undergo further tests on his right ankle injury that will determine if surgery is necessary. Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is first to report the news of Korver who left Friday night’s Game 2 with an ankle injury.

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Browns, Manziel unlikely to be featured on HBO’s “Hard Knocks”

Johnny Manziel Cleveland Browns

The Cleveland Browns are one of a handful of NFL teams who could potentially be named to being featured in HBO’s “Hard Knocks,” a reality television show that serves to document the Training Camp of one team, but it appears they may have avoided the nomination. According to ESPNCleveland’s Tony Grossi, the Browns have asked

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Survey Time: Help improve WFNY!

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Atlanta’s DeMarre Carroll is day-to-day with bone bruise in left knee

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According to multiple outlets, Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll has been diagnosed with a hyperextension of the left knee, an injury he sustained in the second half of Wednesday night’s Game 1 loss to Cleveland. No structural or ligament damage was found in an MRI conducted early Thursday morning. He does, however, have a bone

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Kyrie Irving will try to play through injuries

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For the second consecutive game, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was hobbled by a re-aggravated left knee injury. For the second consecutive game, Irving stated that his desire is to continue to play through the discomfort, a pain that will not subside until the end of the Cavaliers’ run. From’s Chris Fedor: Irving

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LeBron: We have to play better (Video)


Despite leading his Cleveland Cavaliers to a Game 1 victory over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James says that he and his wine and gold teammates have to play better if they want to be able to sustain their first game success. James finished the contest with an efficient 31 points,

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Kyrie and Delly were “ready to fight each other”

Kyrie Irving Matthew Dellavedova

It wasn’t quite a buddy ball-infused difference of fist-flinging opinion, but it appears that Kyrie Irving and Matthew Dellavedova have had quite the last few years. Being the only two point guards on the current roster, Irving and Delly have had plenty of time guarding one another in practice. In a terrific story written by’s Dave McMenamin,

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Pics: Nike gets patriotic with the “U.S.A.” Kyrie 1


You knew LeBron James wasn’t going to be the only Cleveland Cavalier to get his own red, white and blue shoe in advance of the July 4 holiday, didn’t you? Though releasing a little later in the year, Nike’s Kyrie 1 is slated to join the LeBron 12 low in getting its very own “U.S.A.”

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Video: Kyrie Irving confirms that LeBron James is not his father

Kyrie Irving Video Cleveland Cavaliers

Lest there be any confusion, LeBron James is decidedly not the father of teammate Kyrie Irving. Asked on Monday if James has been a “father” to he and his Cleveland Cavalier teammates, Kyrie Irving wasn’t about to play into metaphors and storybook narratives despite the four-time MVP’s leadership role. “Honestly, I don’t know how to

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LeBron James: I love quieting a crowd on the road (Video)

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When LeBron James hit the game-winning shot in Game 4 against the Chicago Bulls, it was as if Mega Maid had sucked all oxygen out of the United Center. With the Cleveland Cavaliers facing the Atlanta Hawks for the Eastern Conference title over the coming two weeks, James could be in for more road games

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Kyrie Irving practices on Monday, will play in Game 1

Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers

With the Cleveland Cavaliers preparing for the Eastern Conference Finals and their multi-game bout with the Atlanta Hawks, it appears that they will have point guard Kyrie Irving at their disposal. After sitting out much of last week with injuries to his right foot and left leg, and reaggrivating the latter in the Game 6

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Browns have second best rookie class per

Danny Shelton Rookie Minicamp Cleveland Browns

While it is one man’s “Hot List” that is the deciding factor, early returns on the Cleveland Browns’ 2015 NFL Draft have been positive. The latest comes from which gives the oranger orange and brown the second best draft class of all 32 NFL teams. 2. Cleveland Browns: 248 points (5 players) Overview: The

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Fare thee well, Don Draper: While We’re Waiting…

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Editor’s note: If you’re a Mad Men fan who, for some odd reason, decided to not watch the series finale on Sunday night, you’re going to want to skip down to #ActualSportswriting. You’ve been warned. Happy Monday, kids. Here’s hoping the weekend—one without the Cleveland Cavaliers—treated you well. There was plenty of time to get

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Kyrie Irving: “Six days of treatment and it all goes down in one play”

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The Cleveland Cavaliers didn’t just win a game on Thursday night, they won the chance to rest for the next six days in advance of the Eastern Conference Finals. With Kyrie Irving sustaining yet another injury midway through the first half, no player could use the time off more than the ailing point guard. Falling

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Video: Matt Adams destroys his bat after being embarrassed by Trevor Bauer

Trevor Bauer Strikeout Video

On Thursday afternoon, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer was dealing once again. While he would finish the day with 10 strikeouts in 7 1/3 innings pitched, no #whiff may have been more fun to watch than that of St. Louis Cardinals slugger Matt Adams. Watch as the left-handed power hitter flails helplessly at an 86-mile-per-hour

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Corey Kluber pitched the greatest eight-inning game in MLB history

Corey Kluber Cleveland Indians St. Louis Cardinals

Corey Kluber may have been searching for his first win of the season, but the reigning Cy Young winner certainly made his first one count. In striking out 18 batters in just eight innings of work. Kluber managed to not only tie Bob Feller’s longstanding record, but he lofted his name into the mix with

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Browns agree to terms with Ifo Ekpre-Olomu

Cleveland Browns Ifo Ekpre-Olomu NFL Draft

Fans may not see him on the field for quite some time, but the Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with seventh-round cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Ekpre-Olomu started 40 consecutive games at Oregon before suffering a knee injury in practice before the College Football Playoff—a dislocated knee in addition to a torn ACL. Considered to be

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Video: WFNY and WKYC discuss Cavs-Bulls Game 5

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In advance of Thursday night’s Game 6 between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls, WFNY and WKYC teamed up once again to discuss the most recent events as well as what to look forward to for the rest of the series. Topics of discussion include: LeBron James’ massive night Kyrie Irving surprising everyone with his

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The Ky’s the Limit

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You’re toeing the free throw line, your right foot just ahead of your left. You receive the ball from the baseline official, harness it within in your left hand and take a deep, shoulder-raising breath. You let it out, then transition to ball from your left hand to your right, bouncing it three times before

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